The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3rd Line Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Specialist
Rank 447 462 440
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Specialist 6 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.010% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.010% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -11.45%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -24.41%
3rd Line Support Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18590 20274 19817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15909 16538 15745
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

3rd Line Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

3rd Line Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

3rd Line Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

3rd Line Support Specialist Salary Trend in the South East

3rd Line Support Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire 0 4 £50,000 -
Kent - 1 £52,000 -
Surrey - 1 - -
3rd Line Support Specialist
England

3rd Line Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited 3rd Line Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) EMC
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Veeam
4 3 (42.86%) Data Management
5 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
5 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) arcserve

3rd Line Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited 3rd Line Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
1 2 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 2 (28.57%) Simpana
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (14.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec
2 3 (42.86%) Veeam
3 2 (28.57%) arcserve
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Lotus
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat