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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 253 262 234
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 193 220 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.06% 1.03% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.06% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 180 185 219
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 £29,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £36,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.34%
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
17700 20708 22353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.92% 97.10% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15103 16876 18054
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +19 50 £36,000 -20.00% 2
Berkshire +11 44 £37,000 +7.24% 3
Surrey -18 37 £40,000 +6.66% 1
West Sussex +6 19 £46,500 +72.22%
Oxfordshire -6 19 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Buckinghamshire +28 13 £41,500 +27.69% 1
Kent +11 12 £29,000 -24.67% 1
East Sussex -2 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 29 June 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.

1 301 (68.25%) Windows
2 246 (55.78%) Active Directory
3 236 (53.51%) VMware
4 219 (49.66%) Microsoft
4 219 (49.66%) Windows Server
5 152 (34.47%) MS Exchange
6 132 (29.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 125 (28.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 118 (26.76%) Citrix
9 117 (26.53%) Firewall
10 110 (24.94%) Cisco
10 110 (24.94%) VMware Infrastructure
11 103 (23.36%) ITIL
12 96 (21.77%) MS Excel
13 81 (18.37%) SAN
14 78 (17.69%) Exchange Server 2010
15 75 (17.01%) Microsoft Certification
15 75 (17.01%) MS Office
16 71 (16.10%) Linux
16 71 (16.10%) DNS
17 70 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2013
18 68 (15.42%) SCCM
19 67 (15.19%) SQL
20 66 (14.97%) SQL Server
20 66 (14.97%) Hyper-V
21 61 (13.83%) LAN
22 59 (13.38%) MCSE
22 59 (13.38%) XenApp
23 58 (13.15%) DHCP
24 57 (12.93%) WAN

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
1 152 (34.47%) MS Exchange
2 78 (17.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 70 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 42 (9.52%) IIS
5 37 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 31 (7.03%) SharePoint
7 26 (5.90%) Skype for Business
8 13 (2.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2000
8 13 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (2.49%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.13%) OpenEdge
11 4 (0.91%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.45%) Apache
12 2 (0.45%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.23%) JBoss
13 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.23%) SAS
13 1 (0.23%) Site Server
Applications
1 96 (21.77%) MS Excel
2 75 (17.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 48 (10.88%) Office 365
2 11 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.27%) Google Apps
4 9 (2.04%) SaaS
5 5 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.68%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (0.68%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 117 (26.53%) Firewall
2 81 (18.37%) SAN
3 71 (16.10%) DNS
4 61 (13.83%) LAN
5 58 (13.15%) DHCP
6 57 (12.93%) WAN
7 32 (7.26%) VPN
8 31 (7.03%) TCP/IP
9 27 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (5.90%) Internet
10 26 (5.90%) VoIP
11 21 (4.76%) NetScaler
12 18 (4.08%) Network Security
13 17 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (2.95%) BGP
15 13 (2.95%) OSPF
16 12 (2.72%) Cisco PIX
16 12 (2.72%) EIGRP
16 12 (2.72%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (14.97%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (2.49%) MySQL
4 9 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.13%) DB2
6 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Git (software)
1 4 (0.91%) Subversion
1 4 (0.91%) Toad
2 1 (0.23%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.23%) JIRA
General
1 56 (12.70%) Finance
2 27 (6.12%) Retail
3 15 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (2.27%) Back Office
5 10 (2.27%) Online Betting
6 9 (2.04%) Publishing
7 7 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.68%) Advertising
8 3 (0.68%) Marketing
9 2 (0.45%) Electronics
9 2 (0.45%) French Language
9 2 (0.45%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.67%) Web Services
2 16 (3.63%) HTML
3 15 (3.40%) Software Packaging
4 11 (2.49%) .NET
4 11 (2.49%) CSS
4 11 (2.49%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (2.04%) XML
6 4 (0.91%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 4 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (0.91%) JSON
6 4 (0.91%) Middleware
6 4 (0.91%) REST
6 4 (0.91%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.23%) jQuery
7 1 (0.23%) JSP
7 1 (0.23%) SOAP
7 1 (0.23%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.66%) Data Centre
2 39 (8.84%) Clustering
3 25 (5.67%) Replication
4 14 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.17%) Blackberry
5 11 (2.49%) Fat Client
5 11 (2.49%) Thin Client
6 10 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.81%) FMCG
9 7 (1.59%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.13%) Cyber Attack
10 5 (1.13%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.13%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.68%) iPhone
12 3 (0.68%) VCE vBlock
13 2 (0.45%) EqualLogic
13 2 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 301 (68.25%) Windows
2 219 (49.66%) Windows Server
3 132 (29.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 125 (28.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 71 (16.10%) Linux
6 57 (12.93%) Windows 8
7 47 (10.66%) Windows 7
8 44 (9.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 43 (9.75%) Unix
10 27 (6.12%) Windows 10
11 18 (4.08%) AIX
11 18 (4.08%) Windows 2000 Server
12 16 (3.63%) Windows XP
13 15 (3.40%) Mac OS X
14 13 (2.95%) Ubuntu
15 10 (2.27%) Android
16 9 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (1.59%) Apple iOS
17 7 (1.59%) CentOS
17 7 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (23.36%) ITIL
2 32 (7.26%) Change Management
2 32 (7.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 18 (4.08%) Mentoring
5 16 (3.63%) Service Delivery
6 15 (3.40%) Application Virtualisation
6 15 (3.40%) Compatibility Testing
6 15 (3.40%) Software Distribution
7 14 (3.17%) Problem Management
8 12 (2.72%) Migration
8 12 (2.72%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (2.49%) Analytics
9 11 (2.49%) Data Analytics
10 10 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
11 9 (2.04%) Virtual Environments
12 8 (1.81%) Coaching
13 7 (1.59%) ISMS
13 7 (1.59%) ITIL V2
13 7 (1.59%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 67 (15.19%) SQL
2 47 (10.66%) PowerShell
3 23 (5.22%) Perl
4 21 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 18 (4.08%) Python
6 16 (3.63%) Java
6 16 (3.63%) JavaScript
7 12 (2.72%) Korn
8 11 (2.49%) Ruby
9 9 (2.04%) C
9 9 (2.04%) VBScript
10 8 (1.81%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.36%) C++
12 5 (1.13%) AWK
12 5 (1.13%) OpenEdge ABL
12 5 (1.13%) Progress 4GL
12 5 (1.13%) sed
13 2 (0.45%) C#
14 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (17.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (13.38%) MCSE
3 54 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (11.34%) Security Cleared
5 37 (8.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 36 (8.16%) CCNA
7 26 (5.90%) SC Cleared
8 22 (4.99%) MCSA
9 21 (4.76%) MCP
10 20 (4.54%) MCITP
11 17 (3.85%) CCNP
12 13 (2.95%) Degree
13 9 (2.04%) CCIE
13 9 (2.04%) MCTS
14 8 (1.81%) DV Cleared
15 5 (1.13%) MOS
16 4 (0.91%) CCSE
16 4 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
17 3 (0.68%) CCA
17 3 (0.68%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (11.11%) SLA
2 7 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 246 (55.78%) Active Directory
2 110 (24.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (14.97%) Hyper-V
4 59 (13.38%) XenApp
5 46 (10.43%) vSphere
6 44 (9.98%) VMware ESXi
7 37 (8.39%) VMware ESX
8 25 (5.67%) XenDesktop
9 20 (4.54%) XenServer
10 19 (4.31%) Microsoft App-V
11 17 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (1.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (1.81%) VMware Server
13 5 (1.13%) vCloud
13 5 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.68%) KVM
14 3 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.68%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 68 (15.42%) SCCM
2 31 (7.03%) Backup Exec
2 31 (7.03%) SCOM
3 25 (5.67%) WSUS
4 11 (2.49%) DatAdvantage
4 11 (2.49%) EMC NetWorker
4 11 (2.49%) Failover Clustering
4 11 (2.49%) Microsoft Clustering
4 11 (2.49%) NetBackup
5 9 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (1.81%) SCVMM
7 6 (1.36%) Nagios
7 6 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.13%) Hyperic
8 5 (1.13%) logstash
8 5 (1.13%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.68%) Puppet
9 3 (0.68%) Simpana
9 3 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 236 (53.51%) VMware
2 219 (49.66%) Microsoft
3 118 (26.76%) Citrix
4 110 (24.94%) Cisco
5 55 (12.47%) HP
6 39 (8.84%) IBM
7 28 (6.35%) EMC
8 27 (6.12%) F5
9 26 (5.90%) Avaya
10 18 (4.08%) CheckPoint
11 15 (3.40%) Google
12 14 (3.17%) Apple
12 14 (3.17%) Dell
12 14 (3.17%) Oracle
13 13 (2.95%) Blue Coat
14 12 (2.72%) Symantec
15 11 (2.49%) Juniper
15 11 (2.49%) Red Hat
15 11 (2.49%) Varonis
15 11 (2.49%) Wyse
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