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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support
England / South East
Rank 261 239 245
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 137 230 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 1.18% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.21% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 132 207 187
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -

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
14419 18931 19596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.82% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11976 16088 15886
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +6 46 £32,000 -12.32% 4
Berkshire +6 32 £50,000 +29.03% 5
Surrey -15 16 £35,000 -6.66%
East Sussex - 13 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire +26 9 £32,500 -21.68% 5
Buckinghamshire +24 9 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Kent -6 6 £30,750 -27.64%
West Sussex +6 5 £45,000 +40.62%
Middlesex - 1 £42,500 -
3rd Line Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 178 (64.49%) Windows
2 153 (55.43%) Active Directory
3 141 (51.09%) VMware
4 123 (44.57%) Windows Server
5 107 (38.77%) Microsoft
6 94 (34.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 86 (31.16%) Cisco
8 79 (28.62%) MS Exchange
9 72 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 71 (25.72%) Citrix
11 68 (24.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 63 (22.83%) Firewall
13 61 (22.10%) MS Excel
14 60 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
15 57 (20.65%) MCSE
15 57 (20.65%) WAN
16 55 (19.93%) Hyper-V
16 55 (19.93%) DNS
16 55 (19.93%) ITIL
16 55 (19.93%) SQL
17 52 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
18 50 (18.12%) LAN
19 49 (17.75%) CCNA
20 43 (15.58%) DHCP
20 43 (15.58%) SQL Server
20 43 (15.58%) Linux
21 33 (11.96%) Office 365
21 33 (11.96%) SCCM
21 33 (11.96%) SAN
22 31 (11.23%) MCSA

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 79 (28.62%) MS Exchange
2 25 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (6.52%) IIS
4 14 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.17%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.81%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.45%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 61 (22.10%) MS Excel
2 27 (9.78%) MS Office
3 5 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.96%) Office 365
2 21 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (22.83%) Firewall
2 57 (20.65%) WAN
3 55 (19.93%) DNS
4 50 (18.12%) LAN
5 43 (15.58%) DHCP
6 33 (11.96%) SAN
7 29 (10.51%) VoIP
8 28 (10.14%) TCP/IP
9 19 (6.88%) VPN
10 18 (6.52%) VLAN
11 16 (5.80%) NAS
12 12 (4.35%) Network Security
13 10 (3.62%) OSPF
14 9 (3.26%) Wireless
15 8 (2.90%) BGP
15 8 (2.90%) Internet
16 7 (2.54%) SNMP
17 5 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
17 5 (1.81%) MPLS
18 4 (1.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.09%) MySQL
6 2 (0.72%) DB2
7 1 (0.36%) Big Data
7 1 (0.36%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.45%) JIRA
2 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (7.97%) Finance
1 22 (7.97%) Retail
2 10 (3.62%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.17%) Back Office
4 5 (1.81%) Online Betting
5 4 (1.45%) Banking
6 3 (1.09%) Automotive
6 3 (1.09%) French Language
6 3 (1.09%) Publishing
7 2 (0.72%) German Language
7 2 (0.72%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.88%) Software Packaging
2 5 (1.81%) .NET
2 5 (1.81%) Web Services
3 1 (0.36%) HTML
3 1 (0.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.16%) EPoS
2 14 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.07%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.07%) Driving Licence
3 13 (4.71%) Blackberry
3 13 (4.71%) Clustering
4 6 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.81%) Fat Client
5 5 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (1.81%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.45%) iPhone
6 4 (1.45%) Statistics
7 3 (1.09%) iPad
7 3 (1.09%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.72%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.72%) Physics
8 2 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 178 (64.49%) Windows
2 123 (44.57%) Windows Server
3 72 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (24.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (15.58%) Linux
6 28 (10.14%) Windows 7
7 18 (6.52%) Apple iOS
8 17 (6.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (5.43%) Android
10 11 (3.99%) Windows 10
11 9 (3.26%) Unix
12 5 (1.81%) Solaris
12 5 (1.81%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.45%) AIX
14 3 (1.09%) CentOS
14 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.72%) HPUX
15 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (19.93%) ITIL
2 23 (8.33%) Application Virtualisation
3 22 (7.97%) Service Management
4 20 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (6.88%) Compatibility Testing
5 19 (6.88%) Software Distribution
6 17 (6.16%) Mobile Device Management
7 16 (5.80%) Incident Management
8 13 (4.71%) Mentoring
9 12 (4.35%) ITIL V3
10 11 (3.99%) DevOps
11 9 (3.26%) Migration
11 9 (3.26%) Virtual Environments
12 8 (2.90%) Load Balancing
13 6 (2.17%) Change Control
14 5 (1.81%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (1.81%) Capacity Management
14 5 (1.81%) Infrastructure Management
14 5 (1.81%) Network Management
14 5 (1.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 55 (19.93%) SQL
2 27 (9.78%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.81%) Java
4 4 (1.45%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.72%) VB
6 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.36%) C
6 1 (0.36%) C#
6 1 (0.36%) C++
6 1 (0.36%) Python
6 1 (0.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 60 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (20.65%) MCSE
3 52 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (17.75%) CCNA
5 31 (11.23%) MCSA
6 22 (7.97%) Security Cleared
7 11 (3.99%) MCITP
7 11 (3.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (2.90%) Degree
9 6 (2.17%) CCNP
10 4 (1.45%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.45%) MCP
11 3 (1.09%) CCIE
11 3 (1.09%) CCNP Voice
11 3 (1.09%) CCSA
11 3 (1.09%) CISSP
11 3 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.09%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.09%) RHCA
12 2 (0.72%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.78%) SLA
2 17 (6.16%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.09%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 153 (55.43%) Active Directory
2 94 (34.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (19.93%) Hyper-V
4 24 (8.70%) vSphere
5 23 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (5.07%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (3.99%) XenApp
8 8 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.81%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.45%) VMware ESX
12 4 (1.45%) XenDesktop
13 3 (1.09%) XenServer
14 1 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.36%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (11.96%) SCCM
2 18 (6.52%) Backup Exec
3 11 (3.99%) NetBackup
4 9 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (3.26%) Puppet
4 9 (3.26%) SCOM
5 6 (2.17%) WSUS
6 5 (1.81%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.72%) Grafana
9 2 (0.72%) Legato
10 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.36%) Nagios
10 1 (0.36%) Nessus
10 1 (0.36%) vMotion
Vendors
1 141 (51.09%) VMware
2 107 (38.77%) Microsoft
3 86 (31.16%) Cisco
4 71 (25.72%) Citrix
5 25 (9.06%) HP
6 21 (7.61%) NetApp
7 19 (6.88%) Veeam
8 15 (5.43%) IBM
9 12 (4.35%) Juniper
10 8 (2.90%) Avaya
10 8 (2.90%) Oracle
11 7 (2.54%) Intel Security
12 6 (2.17%) EMC
13 5 (1.81%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.81%) Dell
13 5 (1.81%) Meraki
13 5 (1.81%) Symantec
14 4 (1.45%) EqualLogic
14 4 (1.45%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.45%) Veritas
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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