The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had 3rd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 278 282 247
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 175 187 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 0.90% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.93% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 159 163 204
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,425
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.67%
3rd Line Support
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
17942 20114 21946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.19% 96.79% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15255 16523 17462
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title.

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

3rd Line Support
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 across the South East region.

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in the South East

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in the South East

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +4 40 £42,500 +18.05% 6
Hampshire +8 38 £33,500 -25.55% 5
Surrey -8 30 £41,250 +5.09% 2
West Sussex +21 26 £46,500 +72.22% 1
Oxfordshire -9 19 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Buckinghamshire +23 13 £32,500 - 1
Kent +15 10 £30,000 -22.07%
East Sussex -1 1 £42,500 -15.00%
3rd Line Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 3rd Line Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 275 (68.75%) Windows
2 224 (56.00%) Active Directory
3 221 (55.25%) VMware
4 199 (49.75%) Microsoft
4 199 (49.75%) Windows Server
5 125 (31.25%) MS Exchange
6 119 (29.75%) Citrix
7 114 (28.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 108 (27.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 106 (26.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 104 (26.00%) Cisco
11 96 (24.00%) Firewall
12 94 (23.50%) ITIL
13 76 (19.00%) MS Excel
14 75 (18.75%) Linux
15 74 (18.50%) DNS
15 74 (18.50%) Microsoft Certification
16 73 (18.25%) MS Office
17 67 (16.75%) SAN
18 66 (16.50%) SCCM
19 63 (15.75%) DHCP
20 61 (15.25%) LAN
20 61 (15.25%) Hyper-V
21 60 (15.00%) MCSE
21 60 (15.00%) SQL
22 59 (14.75%) Security Cleared
23 57 (14.25%) WAN
24 56 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
25 55 (13.75%) XenApp
25 55 (13.75%) HP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 125 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 56 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (11.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (8.50%) IIS
5 29 (7.25%) SharePoint
6 23 (5.75%) Skype for Business
7 22 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2000
9 9 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.50%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.25%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.25%) Apache
12 1 (0.25%) JBoss
12 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.25%) SAS
12 1 (0.25%) Site Server
Applications
1 76 (19.00%) MS Excel
2 73 (18.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.50%) Office 365
2 15 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.50%) Google Apps
4 9 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.00%) SaaS
6 7 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 96 (24.00%) Firewall
2 74 (18.50%) DNS
3 67 (16.75%) SAN
4 63 (15.75%) DHCP
5 61 (15.25%) LAN
6 57 (14.25%) WAN
7 32 (8.00%) TCP/IP
8 31 (7.75%) VoIP
9 27 (6.75%) NetScaler
10 26 (6.50%) VPN
11 24 (6.00%) Internet
12 19 (4.75%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (3.50%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (3.50%) NAS
14 13 (3.25%) BGP
14 13 (3.25%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (3.25%) OSPF
15 12 (3.00%) EIGRP
15 12 (3.00%) IPsec
16 10 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.75%) MySQL
3 9 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.75%) DB2
5 5 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.00%) Subversion
2 1 (0.25%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 40 (10.00%) Finance
2 20 (5.00%) Retail
3 15 (3.75%) Back Office
3 15 (3.75%) Online Betting
4 14 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.00%) Publishing
6 9 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.25%) Law
9 3 (0.75%) French Language
9 3 (0.75%) German Language
9 3 (0.75%) Marketing
10 2 (0.50%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.75%) Web Services
2 19 (4.75%) Software Packaging
3 11 (2.75%) HTML
4 7 (1.75%) .NET
4 7 (1.75%) CSS
4 7 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (1.00%) JSON
5 4 (1.00%) REST
5 4 (1.00%) XML
6 1 (0.25%) jQuery
6 1 (0.25%) JSP
6 1 (0.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.00%) Data Centre
2 37 (9.25%) Clustering
3 20 (5.00%) Replication
4 16 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.00%) Fat Client
5 12 (3.00%) Thin Client
6 10 (2.50%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.25%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.25%) Cyber Attack
9 5 (1.25%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.00%) FMCG
10 4 (1.00%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.50%) EqualLogic
12 2 (0.50%) PKI
13 1 (0.25%) Biotechnology
13 1 (0.25%) iPad
13 1 (0.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 275 (68.75%) Windows
2 199 (49.75%) Windows Server
3 114 (28.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 106 (26.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 75 (18.75%) Linux
6 40 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 39 (9.75%) Windows 7
7 39 (9.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (9.00%) Unix
9 24 (6.00%) AIX
10 20 (5.00%) Windows 10
11 15 (3.75%) Windows 2000 Server
12 12 (3.00%) Windows XP
13 11 (2.75%) Mac OS X
13 11 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (2.25%) Solaris
14 9 (2.25%) Ubuntu
15 8 (2.00%) Android
15 8 (2.00%) HPUX
16 7 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (23.50%) ITIL
2 33 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (7.00%) Change Management
4 20 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 19 (4.75%) Application Virtualisation
5 19 (4.75%) Compatibility Testing
5 19 (4.75%) Software Distribution
6 18 (4.50%) Migration
7 16 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (3.75%) Performance Monitoring
8 15 (3.75%) Service Delivery
9 12 (3.00%) Analytics
9 12 (3.00%) Data Analytics
10 11 (2.75%) Problem Management
11 9 (2.25%) Mobile Device Management
11 9 (2.25%) Server Building
11 9 (2.25%) Strategic Planning
12 8 (2.00%) Coaching
12 8 (2.00%) DevOps
12 8 (2.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 60 (15.00%) SQL
2 46 (11.50%) PowerShell
3 19 (4.75%) Perl
4 17 (4.25%) Bash Shell
4 17 (4.25%) Java
5 14 (3.50%) Python
6 11 (2.75%) C
7 10 (2.50%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.00%) Korn
9 7 (1.75%) Ruby
10 6 (1.50%) C++
11 5 (1.25%) AWK
11 5 (1.25%) OpenEdge ABL
11 5 (1.25%) Progress 4GL
11 5 (1.25%) sed
12 3 (0.75%) VBScript
13 1 (0.25%) C#
13 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (18.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (15.00%) MCSE
3 59 (14.75%) Security Cleared
4 48 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (8.50%) CCNA
6 32 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 29 (7.25%) MCSA
8 25 (6.25%) SC Cleared
9 20 (5.00%) MCP
10 19 (4.75%) MCITP
11 16 (4.00%) CCNP
12 11 (2.75%) DV Cleared
13 9 (2.25%) Degree
14 8 (2.00%) MCTS
15 5 (1.25%) CCIE
15 5 (1.25%) MOS
16 4 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
17 3 (0.75%) JNCIA
17 3 (0.75%) RHCE
18 2 (0.50%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.00%) SLA
2 6 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 224 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 108 (27.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (15.25%) Hyper-V
4 55 (13.75%) XenApp
5 40 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 40 (10.00%) vSphere
6 30 (7.50%) VMware ESX
7 23 (5.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 19 (4.75%) XenServer
9 18 (4.50%) XenDesktop
10 12 (3.00%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (1.75%) VMware Server
12 5 (1.25%) vCloud
12 5 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.75%) KVM
14 3 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.50%) Samba
15 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 66 (16.50%) SCCM
2 31 (7.75%) SCOM
3 25 (6.25%) WSUS
4 21 (5.25%) Backup Exec
5 13 (3.25%) NetBackup
6 12 (3.00%) DatAdvantage
6 12 (3.00%) EMC NetWorker
6 12 (3.00%) Failover Clustering
6 12 (3.00%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (2.25%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (2.25%) SCVMM
8 7 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (1.50%) Nagios
10 5 (1.25%) Hyperic
10 5 (1.25%) logstash
10 5 (1.25%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.75%) Legato
11 3 (0.75%) Puppet
11 3 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 221 (55.25%) VMware
2 199 (49.75%) Microsoft
3 119 (29.75%) Citrix
4 104 (26.00%) Cisco
5 55 (13.75%) HP
6 27 (6.75%) EMC
6 27 (6.75%) IBM
7 23 (5.75%) Avaya
8 20 (5.00%) F5
9 15 (3.75%) Google
10 13 (3.25%) Red Hat
11 12 (3.00%) Oracle
11 12 (3.00%) Varonis
11 12 (3.00%) Wyse
12 11 (2.75%) CheckPoint
12 11 (2.75%) Veeam
13 10 (2.50%) Apple
13 10 (2.50%) Blue Coat
13 10 (2.50%) Juniper
13 10 (2.50%) Symantec
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