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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 280 278 255
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 137 196 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.79% 0.93% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.96% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 118 178 171
Median salary £37,000 £38,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.89% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
16876 20344 21229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.97% 96.58% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14101 17059 16603
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 September 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 September 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 +26 41 £42,500 +14.86% 3
Hampshire +36 40 £32,250 -7.85% 7
West Sussex +22 11 £46,000 +44.88% 2
Buckinghamshire +17 11 £31,500 -3.07% 4
Oxfordshire -6 11 £36,250 -14.70% 3
Surrey -24 11 £37,500 -2.59% 3
Kent +1 10 £33,500 -12.98% 2
East Sussex - 2 £39,500 -
3rd Line Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 225 (68.18%) Windows
2 192 (58.18%) Active Directory
3 184 (55.76%) VMware
4 169 (51.21%) Windows Server
5 163 (49.39%) Microsoft
6 117 (35.45%) Citrix
7 113 (34.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 100 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 98 (29.70%) MS Exchange
10 84 (25.45%) Cisco
11 82 (24.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 72 (21.82%) ITIL
13 71 (21.52%) DNS
14 69 (20.91%) Firewall
15 67 (20.30%) MS Excel
16 65 (19.70%) Linux
17 63 (19.09%) DHCP
18 62 (18.79%) Microsoft Certification
19 59 (17.88%) SCCM
20 55 (16.67%) LAN
20 55 (16.67%) MCSE
20 55 (16.67%) SQL
21 53 (16.06%) Hyper-V
21 53 (16.06%) Security Cleared
22 50 (15.15%) WAN
23 47 (14.24%) SAN
24 46 (13.94%) HP
24 46 (13.94%) MS Office
24 46 (13.94%) SQL Server
24 46 (13.94%) PowerShell

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 98 (29.70%) MS Exchange
2 40 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (7.88%) SharePoint
5 19 (5.76%) IIS
5 19 (5.76%) Skype for Business
6 16 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.61%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 67 (20.30%) MS Excel
2 46 (13.94%) MS Office
3 4 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.48%) Office 365
2 18 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.52%) Google Apps
5 5 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (21.52%) DNS
2 69 (20.91%) Firewall
3 63 (19.09%) DHCP
4 55 (16.67%) LAN
5 50 (15.15%) WAN
6 47 (14.24%) SAN
7 28 (8.48%) TCP/IP
8 26 (7.88%) VoIP
9 23 (6.97%) NetScaler
10 15 (4.55%) Internet
11 12 (3.64%) VPN
12 11 (3.33%) NAS
13 6 (1.82%) IPsec
13 6 (1.82%) Network Security
14 5 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.52%) Ethernet
14 5 (1.52%) OSPF
14 5 (1.52%) VLAN
15 4 (1.21%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.42%) MySQL
3 7 (2.12%) DB2
3 7 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.91%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.21%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.21%) JIRA
1 4 (1.21%) Subversion
2 1 (0.30%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (9.39%) Finance
2 16 (4.85%) Back Office
2 16 (4.85%) Online Betting
2 16 (4.85%) Retail
3 13 (3.94%) Publishing
4 7 (2.12%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.52%) Law
6 4 (1.21%) French Language
6 4 (1.21%) German Language
6 4 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.97%) Software Packaging
2 19 (5.76%) Web Services
3 8 (2.42%) .NET
4 5 (1.52%) HTML
5 4 (1.21%) JSON
5 4 (1.21%) REST
5 4 (1.21%) XML
6 1 (0.30%) CSS
6 1 (0.30%) jQuery
6 1 (0.30%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.82%) Data Centre
2 36 (10.91%) Clustering
3 12 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 11 (3.33%) Thin Client
5 10 (3.03%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.82%) Replication
7 5 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.91%) EPoS
8 3 (0.91%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.91%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.91%) Statistics
9 2 (0.61%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.61%) Physics
10 1 (0.30%) CMDB
10 1 (0.30%) FMCG
10 1 (0.30%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 225 (68.18%) Windows
2 169 (51.21%) Windows Server
3 113 (34.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 82 (24.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 65 (19.70%) Linux
6 31 (9.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 23 (6.97%) Unix
9 21 (6.36%) AIX
9 21 (6.36%) Windows 10
10 18 (5.45%) Windows 8
11 10 (3.03%) Apple iOS
11 10 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (3.03%) Solaris
12 8 (2.42%) Android
13 7 (2.12%) HPUX
13 7 (2.12%) SUSE
14 4 (1.21%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (21.82%) ITIL
2 31 (9.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (6.97%) Application Virtualisation
3 23 (6.97%) Compatibility Testing
3 23 (6.97%) Software Distribution
4 16 (4.85%) Migration
5 15 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 14 (4.24%) Change Management
7 11 (3.33%) Analytics
7 11 (3.33%) Data Analytics
7 11 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 11 (3.33%) Service Management
8 10 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (3.03%) Strategic Planning
8 10 (3.03%) Validation
9 6 (1.82%) Incident Management
9 6 (1.82%) Server Building
10 5 (1.52%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (1.52%) DevOps
10 5 (1.52%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (16.67%) SQL
2 46 (13.94%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.03%) Java
4 8 (2.42%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.82%) Bash Shell
5 6 (1.82%) C
6 5 (1.52%) Perl
7 2 (0.61%) C++
7 2 (0.61%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.61%) OpenEdge ABL
7 2 (0.61%) Progress 4GL
7 2 (0.61%) Python
8 1 (0.30%) C#
8 1 (0.30%) Korn
8 1 (0.30%) Ruby
8 1 (0.30%) VB
8 1 (0.30%) VB6
8 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (18.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (16.67%) MCSE
3 53 (16.06%) Security Cleared
4 38 (11.52%) MCSA
5 37 (11.21%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (9.70%) CCNA
7 28 (8.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (4.85%) MCITP
9 15 (4.55%) SC Cleared
10 12 (3.64%) MCP
11 10 (3.03%) DV Cleared
12 7 (2.12%) CCNP
13 6 (1.82%) Degree
13 6 (1.82%) MCTS
14 5 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.91%) MOS
15 3 (0.91%) RHCA
16 2 (0.61%) CCIE
16 2 (0.61%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.67%) SLA
2 5 (1.52%) QA
3 3 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 192 (58.18%) Active Directory
2 100 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (16.06%) Hyper-V
4 40 (12.12%) XenApp
5 31 (9.39%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (6.97%) Microsoft App-V
7 18 (5.45%) vSphere
8 14 (4.24%) VMware ESX
8 14 (4.24%) XenDesktop
9 13 (3.94%) XenServer
10 5 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (1.52%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.91%) vCloud
12 3 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.61%) KVM
13 2 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 59 (17.88%) SCCM
2 28 (8.48%) SCOM
3 21 (6.36%) WSUS
4 14 (4.24%) Backup Exec
5 11 (3.33%) DatAdvantage
5 11 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 11 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
5 11 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (3.33%) NetBackup
6 8 (2.42%) SCVMM
7 6 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.61%) Legato
11 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.30%) SCSM
11 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 184 (55.76%) VMware
2 163 (49.39%) Microsoft
3 117 (35.45%) Citrix
4 84 (25.45%) Cisco
5 46 (13.94%) HP
6 26 (7.88%) IBM
7 19 (5.76%) EMC
8 15 (4.55%) Avaya
9 13 (3.94%) Google
9 13 (3.94%) Oracle
10 12 (3.64%) Veeam
11 11 (3.33%) Red Hat
11 11 (3.33%) Varonis
11 11 (3.33%) Wyse
12 8 (2.42%) NetApp
13 7 (2.12%) Sybase
14 6 (1.82%) F5
14 6 (1.82%) Hitachi
14 6 (1.82%) Juniper
14 6 (1.82%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
Etech Partners
Salary: To £50K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £48000 - £50000 Per Annum +Oncall +Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: Yesterday
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancing, West Sussex
Candidate Source
Salary: £23,000 - £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 9 days ago
Newport Pagnell
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK
Salary: From £35k per annum + call out, up to 10% bonus, Pension and private m
Posted: 6 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 Per Annum 33-36K + On call allowance + Overtime + Bene
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 9 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago