The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 63 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 2 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.35% 1.18% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 1.21% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 9
Average salary £43,250 £41,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% -17.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,850 £34,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,650 £42,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,373
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.87%
3rd Line Support
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
529 580 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 92.16% 98.14% 93.65%
Number of salaries quoted 465 506 538
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Slough

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Slough

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (60.00%) IIS
4 6 (60.00%) MS Office
4 6 (60.00%) MS Visio
4 6 (60.00%) DHCP
4 6 (60.00%) DNS
4 6 (60.00%) EMC
4 6 (60.00%) ISA Server
4 6 (60.00%) ARCserve
4 6 (60.00%) McAfee
4 6 (60.00%) Websense
4 6 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (60.00%) Change Management
4 6 (60.00%) Data Security
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) CLARiiON
4 6 (60.00%) SCCM
4 6 (60.00%) Network Security
4 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
4 6 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (60.00%) F5
4 6 (60.00%) ServiceNow
4 6 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (60.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
1 6 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Change Management
1 6 (60.00%) Data Security
1 6 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Product Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CNE
1 1 (10.00%) Novell Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) ISA Server
2 6 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) ARCserve
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) EMC
1 6 (60.00%) McAfee
1 6 (60.00%) Websense
1 6 (60.00%) F5
1 6 (60.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco