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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 261 264 241
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 201 211 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.09% 1.02% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.05% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 183 176 211
Median salary £37,750 £38,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.65% +13.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%
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
17914 20006 22145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.80% 97.06% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15178 16149 17916
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Hampshire +31 55 £35,750 -20.55% 3
Surrey -29 44 £40,000 +9.58% 1
Berkshire 0 40 £37,000 -0.67% 6
Kent +15 21 £40,000 +3.89%
Buckinghamshire +36 18 £32,500 -27.77% 4
Oxfordshire -21 10 £32,500 -7.14% 4
West Sussex 0 9 £46,500 +72.22% 3
East Sussex +16 4 £50,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £38,250 -
3rd Line Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 320 (69.26%) Windows
2 257 (55.63%) Active Directory
3 247 (53.46%) VMware
4 239 (51.73%) Windows Server
5 230 (49.78%) Microsoft
6 181 (39.18%) MS Exchange
7 152 (32.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 140 (30.30%) Firewall
9 137 (29.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 124 (26.84%) Cisco
11 119 (25.76%) Citrix
12 112 (24.24%) ITIL
13 107 (23.16%) VMware Infrastructure
14 105 (22.73%) MS Excel
15 95 (20.56%) Exchange Server 2010
16 89 (19.26%) SAN
17 82 (17.75%) Microsoft Certification
18 81 (17.53%) MS Office
19 75 (16.23%) Exchange Server 2013
20 74 (16.02%) SQL Server
21 71 (15.37%) SQL
22 69 (14.94%) Hyper-V
23 68 (14.72%) MCSE
24 67 (14.50%) SCCM
25 63 (13.64%) LAN
26 62 (13.42%) Linux
26 62 (13.42%) Finance
27 61 (13.20%) Cisco Certification
27 61 (13.20%) Windows 8
28 60 (12.99%) DNS

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
1 181 (39.18%) MS Exchange
2 95 (20.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 75 (16.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 54 (11.69%) IIS
5 40 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (5.84%) SharePoint
7 22 (4.76%) Skype for Business
8 17 (3.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 17 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2000
8 17 (3.68%) Tomcat
9 15 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (1.95%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.08%) OpenEdge
12 3 (0.65%) Apache
12 3 (0.65%) SAS
13 2 (0.43%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.22%) JBoss
14 1 (0.22%) SAP Portal
14 1 (0.22%) Site Server
Applications
1 105 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 81 (17.53%) MS Office
3 7 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.22%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (12.55%) Office 365
2 13 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.16%) Google Apps
3 10 (2.16%) SaaS
4 5 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.65%) Amazon Glacier
5 3 (0.65%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 140 (30.30%) Firewall
2 89 (19.26%) SAN
3 63 (13.64%) LAN
4 60 (12.99%) DNS
5 59 (12.77%) WAN
6 47 (10.17%) DHCP
7 46 (9.96%) VPN
8 33 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
9 27 (5.84%) TCP/IP
10 24 (5.19%) VoIP
11 23 (4.98%) Internet
11 23 (4.98%) Network Security
12 21 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (3.68%) NetScaler
14 15 (3.25%) Cisco PIX
15 14 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
16 13 (2.81%) BGP
16 13 (2.81%) OSPF
17 12 (2.60%) EIGRP
17 12 (2.60%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (16.02%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (2.38%) MySQL
4 9 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.22%) DB2
10 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.22%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.95%) Toad
2 5 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.87%) Subversion
4 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.22%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.22%) Hudson
4 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.22%) JIRA
General
1 62 (13.42%) Finance
2 30 (6.49%) Retail
3 17 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (1.52%) Advertising
5 7 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.30%) Publishing
7 5 (1.08%) Back Office
7 5 (1.08%) Online Betting
8 4 (0.87%) Marketing
9 3 (0.65%) Electronics
10 2 (0.43%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.90%) Web Services
2 16 (3.46%) HTML
3 15 (3.25%) .NET
4 14 (3.03%) XML
5 11 (2.38%) CSS
5 11 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (2.38%) Software Packaging
6 9 (1.95%) ASP.NET
6 9 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 9 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 9 (1.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (1.95%) Middleware
6 9 (1.95%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (0.87%) JSON
7 4 (0.87%) REST
8 2 (0.43%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.22%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.22%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.22%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.17%) Data Centre
2 30 (6.49%) Clustering
3 26 (5.63%) Replication
4 24 (5.19%) Blackberry
5 17 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.16%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.16%) FMCG
6 10 (2.16%) iPhone
7 9 (1.95%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.95%) Fat Client
7 9 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.95%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.52%) Handset
8 7 (1.52%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.08%) Cyber Attack
9 5 (1.08%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.87%) VCE vBlock
11 3 (0.65%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 320 (69.26%) Windows
2 239 (51.73%) Windows Server
3 152 (32.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 137 (29.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (13.42%) Linux
6 61 (13.20%) Windows 8
7 55 (11.90%) Windows 7
8 46 (9.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 38 (8.23%) Unix
10 25 (5.41%) Mac OS X
11 24 (5.19%) Windows 10
12 22 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
13 19 (4.11%) Windows XP
14 16 (3.46%) Android
15 13 (2.81%) Ubuntu
16 10 (2.16%) AIX
17 7 (1.52%) CentOS
18 6 (1.30%) Apple iOS
19 5 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (24.24%) ITIL
2 35 (7.58%) Change Management
3 25 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
5 21 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 19 (4.11%) Mentoring
6 19 (4.11%) Service Delivery
7 11 (2.38%) Application Virtualisation
7 11 (2.38%) Compatibility Testing
7 11 (2.38%) Load Balancing
7 11 (2.38%) Migration
7 11 (2.38%) Software Distribution
8 10 (2.16%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (2.16%) Release Management
9 9 (1.95%) Analytics
9 9 (1.95%) Data Analytics
9 9 (1.95%) ETL
9 9 (1.95%) MVC
9 9 (1.95%) UML
9 9 (1.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 71 (15.37%) SQL
2 40 (8.66%) PowerShell
3 23 (4.98%) Perl
4 21 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 21 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 18 (3.90%) Python
6 16 (3.46%) Java
7 12 (2.60%) Korn
8 11 (2.38%) Ruby
8 11 (2.38%) VBScript
9 7 (1.52%) C#
10 6 (1.30%) C
10 6 (1.30%) C++
11 5 (1.08%) AWK
11 5 (1.08%) OpenEdge ABL
11 5 (1.08%) Progress 4GL
11 5 (1.08%) sed
12 4 (0.87%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.22%) ABAP
13 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (17.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (14.72%) MCSE
3 61 (13.20%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (9.96%) Security Cleared
5 39 (8.44%) CCNA
5 39 (8.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 28 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 27 (5.84%) MCITP
8 23 (4.98%) MCP
9 21 (4.55%) MCSA
10 17 (3.68%) CCNP
11 14 (3.03%) Degree
12 12 (2.60%) CCIE
13 9 (1.95%) MCTS
14 7 (1.52%) CCSE
15 5 (1.08%) DV Cleared
15 5 (1.08%) MOS
16 4 (0.87%) A+ Certification
16 4 (0.87%) CCA
16 4 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (12.77%) SLA
2 7 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 257 (55.63%) Active Directory
2 107 (23.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (14.94%) Hyper-V
4 55 (11.90%) XenApp
5 48 (10.39%) vSphere
6 44 (9.52%) VMware ESX
7 41 (8.87%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (5.63%) XenDesktop
9 16 (3.46%) XenServer
10 15 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (2.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (1.52%) VMware Server
13 5 (1.08%) vCloud
13 5 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.65%) KVM
14 3 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.43%) Samba
15 2 (0.43%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 67 (14.50%) SCCM
2 33 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 30 (6.49%) SCOM
4 23 (4.98%) WSUS
5 10 (2.16%) NetBackup
6 9 (1.95%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (1.95%) DatAdvantage
6 9 (1.95%) SCVMM
7 8 (1.73%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (1.52%) Nagios
9 5 (1.08%) Hyperic
9 5 (1.08%) logstash
9 5 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.08%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.65%) Legato
10 3 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.65%) Puppet
10 3 (0.65%) Simpana
10 3 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 247 (53.46%) VMware
2 230 (49.78%) Microsoft
3 124 (26.84%) Cisco
4 119 (25.76%) Citrix
5 46 (9.96%) HP
6 44 (9.52%) IBM
7 30 (6.49%) F5
8 25 (5.41%) Avaya
9 24 (5.19%) Apple
9 24 (5.19%) EMC
10 21 (4.55%) CheckPoint
11 17 (3.68%) Dell
12 16 (3.46%) Juniper
12 16 (3.46%) Oracle
13 14 (3.03%) Blue Coat
13 14 (3.03%) Google
14 12 (2.60%) Symantec
15 10 (2.16%) Veeam
16 9 (1.95%) Adobe
16 9 (1.95%) Wyse
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 28-35k
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43.28 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Sussex
Candidate Source
Salary: £23,000 - £28,000 per annum starting salary
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £48000 - £50000 Per Annum +Oncall +Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Negotiable on skills and experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum includes profit share plus pension,
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £42000 - £48000 Per Annum + on call + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £45,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Isotrak Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago