The first table below looks at the demand for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3rd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 130 111 101
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 9 28 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.36% 1.31% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 1.39% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 28 41
Average salary £46,250 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,550 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £43,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -5.79%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2324 2015 2254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.11% 94.38% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 1614 1960
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
3rd Line Support
Berkshire

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Reading region.

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Reading

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Reading

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited 3rd Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support in their job title.

1 15 (62.50%) Windows
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 15 (62.50%) SAN
2 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (58.33%) Cisco
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
4 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
5 10 (41.67%) VMware
5 10 (41.67%) HP
6 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 8 (33.33%) SLA
8 7 (29.17%) DNS
8 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
8 7 (29.17%) LAN
8 7 (29.17%) WAN
8 7 (29.17%) Firewall
8 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (29.17%) SonicWALL
8 7 (29.17%) Marketing
9 6 (25.00%) Blue Coat
9 6 (25.00%) ProCurve

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited 3rd Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
1 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (12.50%) Lync
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) SAN
2 7 (29.17%) DNS
2 7 (29.17%) LAN
2 7 (29.17%) WAN
2 7 (29.17%) Firewall
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (12.50%) VoIP
4 3 (12.50%) NAS
5 2 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.17%) OSPF
6 1 (4.17%) BGP
6 1 (4.17%) LDAP
6 1 (4.17%) DHCP
6 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (29.17%) Marketing
2 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) RSS
2 1 (4.17%) CGI
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Firmware
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Product Management
5 1 (4.17%) Logistics
5 1 (4.17%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Management
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (25.00%) CCNP
4 5 (20.83%) CCDP
5 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) CCIE
7 1 (4.17%) CCSA
7 1 (4.17%) CCA
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.17%) MCSE
7 1 (4.17%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.17%) XenServer
5 1 (4.17%) NLBS
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (8.33%) SCOM
2 2 (8.33%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) Cisco
3 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 10 (41.67%) HP
4 7 (29.17%) SonicWALL
5 6 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 6 (25.00%) ProCurve
5 6 (25.00%) F5
5 6 (25.00%) Juniper
6 5 (20.83%) Fortinet
7 4 (16.67%) EMC
7 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 3 (12.50%) Aruba
8 3 (12.50%) Riverbed
9 2 (8.33%) Citrix
9 2 (8.33%) CA
10 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
10 1 (4.17%) Symantec
10 1 (4.17%) Remedy
10 1 (4.17%) Sophos
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension, 25 days holiday, Health Car
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