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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 267 292 237
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 148 190 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.89% 0.88% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.91% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 138 184 202
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,700 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.71% -
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
16030 20889 21218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.87% 97.05% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13356 17631 16914
Median salary £43,625 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.28% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +13 49 £31,750 -5.22% 3
Berkshire +54 39 £42,500 +14.09% 4
Surrey -31 19 £37,500 -1.31% 3
Oxfordshire +16 12 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Buckinghamshire +10 9 £31,500 -3.07%
East Sussex - 9 £45,000 - 1
West Sussex +25 6 £45,000 -
Kent -4 5 £27,500 -31.25% 1
3rd Line Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 196 (66.44%) Windows
2 163 (55.25%) Active Directory
3 146 (49.49%) VMware
4 132 (44.75%) Windows Server
5 131 (44.41%) Microsoft
6 95 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 93 (31.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 90 (30.51%) Citrix
9 87 (29.49%) MS Exchange
10 78 (26.44%) Cisco
11 71 (24.07%) Firewall
12 68 (23.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 64 (21.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 64 (21.69%) DNS
13 64 (21.69%) ITIL
14 63 (21.36%) SQL
15 61 (20.68%) WAN
16 59 (20.00%) DHCP
17 58 (19.66%) LAN
17 58 (19.66%) MCSE
18 56 (18.98%) Hyper-V
19 55 (18.64%) Linux
20 54 (18.31%) MS Excel
21 52 (17.63%) Cisco Certification
22 49 (16.61%) CCNA
23 46 (15.59%) SQL Server
24 39 (13.22%) SCCM
25 38 (12.88%) PowerShell
25 38 (12.88%) MCSA
26 36 (12.20%) Security Cleared

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 87 (29.49%) MS Exchange
2 26 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (6.78%) IIS
4 18 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (5.08%) SharePoint
6 13 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (3.05%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.36%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 54 (18.31%) MS Excel
2 35 (11.86%) MS Office
3 5 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.51%) Office 365
2 26 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 71 (24.07%) Firewall
2 64 (21.69%) DNS
3 61 (20.68%) WAN
4 59 (20.00%) DHCP
5 58 (19.66%) LAN
6 34 (11.53%) VoIP
7 31 (10.51%) SAN
7 31 (10.51%) TCP/IP
8 13 (4.41%) VLAN
9 12 (4.07%) VPN
10 11 (3.73%) NAS
11 10 (3.39%) NetScaler
12 9 (3.05%) Network Security
13 8 (2.71%) Internet
14 7 (2.37%) OSPF
15 5 (1.69%) BGP
15 5 (1.69%) Ethernet
15 5 (1.69%) MPLS
15 5 (1.69%) Wireless
16 4 (1.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (15.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.03%) DB2
3 6 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.02%) MySQL
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.34%) Big Data
7 1 (0.34%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (7.46%) Finance
2 14 (4.75%) Retail
3 11 (3.73%) Back Office
4 10 (3.39%) Online Betting
5 6 (2.03%) Publishing
5 6 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.69%) Law
7 4 (1.36%) French Language
7 4 (1.36%) German Language
8 2 (0.68%) Advertising
8 2 (0.68%) Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.14%) Software Packaging
2 16 (5.42%) Web Services
3 6 (2.03%) .NET
4 1 (0.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.14%) Clustering
2 21 (7.12%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.08%) Driving Licence
4 11 (3.73%) EPoS
5 8 (2.71%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.03%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.03%) Replication
7 5 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.36%) Statistics
9 3 (1.02%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.02%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.02%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.68%) Physics
11 1 (0.34%) CMDB
11 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.34%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 196 (66.44%) Windows
2 132 (44.75%) Windows Server
3 93 (31.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (23.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (18.64%) Linux
6 22 (7.46%) Windows 7
6 22 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (6.10%) Windows 10
8 14 (4.75%) AIX
8 14 (4.75%) Unix
9 12 (4.07%) Apple iOS
10 9 (3.05%) Solaris
11 7 (2.37%) Android
11 7 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (2.03%) HPUX
12 6 (2.03%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.69%) SUSE
14 3 (1.02%) CentOS
15 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (21.69%) ITIL
2 28 (9.49%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (8.47%) Application Virtualisation
4 24 (8.14%) Compatibility Testing
4 24 (8.14%) Software Distribution
5 17 (5.76%) Service Management
6 15 (5.08%) Mentoring
7 12 (4.07%) Migration
7 12 (4.07%) Mobile Device Management
8 11 (3.73%) DevOps
9 10 (3.39%) Incident Management
10 8 (2.71%) Validation
11 7 (2.37%) Strategic Planning
12 6 (2.03%) ITIL V3
12 6 (2.03%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (1.69%) Continuous Deployment
13 5 (1.69%) Data Protection
13 5 (1.69%) Network Management
13 5 (1.69%) Server Building
13 5 (1.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 63 (21.36%) SQL
2 38 (12.88%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.71%) Java
3 8 (2.71%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.69%) C
5 2 (0.68%) VB
6 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.34%) C#
6 1 (0.34%) C++
6 1 (0.34%) Python
6 1 (0.34%) VB6
6 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (21.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (19.66%) MCSE
3 52 (17.63%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (16.61%) CCNA
5 38 (12.88%) MCSA
6 36 (12.20%) Security Cleared
7 12 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (3.73%) MCITP
9 10 (3.39%) Degree
10 5 (1.69%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.36%) CCNP
12 3 (1.02%) CISSP
12 3 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.02%) RHCA
12 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.68%) CEH
13 2 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.68%) GCIA
13 2 (0.68%) GCIH
14 1 (0.34%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.47%) SLA
2 11 (3.73%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.69%) QA
4 2 (0.68%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 163 (55.25%) Active Directory
2 95 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (18.98%) Hyper-V
4 25 (8.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 23 (7.80%) vSphere
6 22 (7.46%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (6.78%) XenApp
8 8 (2.71%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.71%) XenServer
9 6 (2.03%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (2.03%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.36%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.68%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 39 (13.22%) SCCM
2 15 (5.08%) Backup Exec
3 11 (3.73%) SCOM
3 11 (3.73%) WSUS
4 10 (3.39%) NetBackup
5 7 (2.37%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.03%) Puppet
7 5 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.68%) DatAdvantage
9 2 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.68%) Grafana
9 2 (0.68%) Legato
9 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.34%) SCSM
10 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.34%) vMotion
Vendors
1 146 (49.49%) VMware
2 131 (44.41%) Microsoft
3 90 (30.51%) Citrix
4 78 (26.44%) Cisco
5 34 (11.53%) HP
6 21 (7.12%) IBM
7 14 (4.75%) Veeam
8 13 (4.41%) EMC
9 12 (4.07%) Avaya
10 11 (3.73%) Oracle
11 10 (3.39%) NetApp
12 8 (2.71%) Juniper
12 8 (2.71%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.03%) Intel Security
13 6 (2.03%) Sybase
14 5 (1.69%) Hitachi
14 5 (1.69%) Meraki
14 5 (1.69%) Mitel
14 5 (1.69%) Sun
14 5 (1.69%) Symantec
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Dane Partnership
Salary: circa £32,000 (negotiable dependent on experience)
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Maidstone, Kent
Adeptis Group
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Etech Partners
Salary: To £50K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 13 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oury Clark
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Fareham
aap3
Salary: £28000 - £32000.00 per annum + 12% bonus + full bens
Posted: 25 days ago