The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3rd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 229 255 265
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 253 226 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.31% 1.08% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.11% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 223 187 158
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
18590 20274 19817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15909 16538 15745
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +21 71 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Berkshire -4 68 £37,500 -9.63% 11
Hampshire +36 57 £36,500 +1.38% 3
Kent +22 21 £42,500 +18.05% 1
Oxfordshire 0 14 £41,500 +45.61% 5
West Sussex -4 12 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -19 8 £30,000 -25.00% 2
East Sussex +10 2 £50,000 +11.11% 1
3rd Line Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited 3rd Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support in their job title.

1 333 (72.08%) Windows
2 251 (54.33%) Windows Server
3 230 (49.78%) Active Directory
4 225 (48.70%) VMware
5 220 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 210 (45.45%) MS Exchange
7 182 (39.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 160 (34.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 145 (31.39%) Firewall
10 128 (27.71%) Cisco
11 107 (23.16%) MS Excel
11 107 (23.16%) VMware Infrastructure
12 102 (22.08%) Exchange Server 2010
13 101 (21.86%) Citrix
14 97 (21.00%) Hyper-V
15 96 (20.78%) SQL Server
16 95 (20.56%) ITIL
17 84 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
18 78 (16.88%) MCSE
19 77 (16.67%) SQL
20 75 (16.23%) Cisco Certification
21 73 (15.80%) SAN
22 71 (15.37%) MS Office
23 64 (13.85%) VPN
23 64 (13.85%) SLA
24 63 (13.64%) Finance
25 60 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2013
26 58 (12.55%) Windows 8
27 55 (11.90%) CCNA
28 53 (11.47%) LAN

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited 3rd Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 210 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 102 (22.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 51 (11.04%) IIS
5 45 (9.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 29 (6.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 26 (5.63%) SharePoint
8 25 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2000
9 18 (3.90%) Tomcat
10 13 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (2.81%) Skype for Business
11 11 (2.38%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.52%) Apache
13 2 (0.43%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.43%) SAS
13 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
14 1 (0.22%) SAP Portal
14 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 107 (23.16%) MS Excel
2 71 (15.37%) MS Office
3 7 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.65%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.22%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (11.04%) Office 365
2 9 (1.95%) SaaS
3 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.30%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.65%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (0.65%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.22%) IaaS
7 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 145 (31.39%) Firewall
2 73 (15.80%) SAN
3 64 (13.85%) VPN
4 53 (11.47%) LAN
5 49 (10.61%) WAN
6 47 (10.17%) DNS
7 32 (6.93%) TCP/IP
8 29 (6.28%) DHCP
9 21 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (4.11%) Network Security
10 19 (4.11%) VoIP
11 15 (3.25%) VLAN
12 12 (2.60%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (2.16%) NAS
14 9 (1.95%) Cisco PIX
14 9 (1.95%) IPsec
14 9 (1.95%) Wireless
15 8 (1.73%) ATM
15 8 (1.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 8 (1.73%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (1.95%) Informix
4 5 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.22%) Big Data
8 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.22%) DB2
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.22%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (2.38%) Toad
2 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.22%) Hudson
2 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 63 (13.64%) Finance
2 18 (3.90%) Retail
2 18 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (1.73%) Advertising
5 4 (0.87%) Legal
5 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.65%) Law
7 2 (0.43%) Back Office
7 2 (0.43%) Electronics
7 2 (0.43%) Marketing
8 1 (0.22%) Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.33%) HTML
2 19 (4.11%) CSS
2 19 (4.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 16 (3.46%) XML
4 14 (3.03%) .NET
5 11 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 11 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 11 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 11 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 11 (2.38%) Middleware
5 11 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (0.65%) Web Services
6 3 (0.65%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.43%) J2EE
8 1 (0.22%) BAPI
8 1 (0.22%) JSP
8 1 (0.22%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.22%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.22%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.31%) Data Centre
2 37 (8.01%) Blackberry
3 21 (4.55%) Replication
4 20 (4.33%) Management Information System
5 19 (4.11%) Clustering
6 18 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.81%) iPhone
8 11 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.95%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.73%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.52%) Handset
12 6 (1.30%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.30%) FMCG
13 5 (1.08%) iPad
13 5 (1.08%) VCE vBlock
14 4 (0.87%) Fat Client
14 4 (0.87%) Thin Client
15 3 (0.65%) Visualisation
16 2 (0.43%) FlexPod
16 2 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 333 (72.08%) Windows
2 251 (54.33%) Windows Server
3 182 (39.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 160 (34.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (12.55%) Windows 8
6 51 (11.04%) Unix
6 51 (11.04%) Windows 7
7 49 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 43 (9.31%) Linux
9 33 (7.14%) Mac OS X
10 25 (5.41%) Windows 2000 Server
11 24 (5.19%) Windows XP
12 19 (4.11%) Ubuntu
13 17 (3.68%) Windows 10
14 13 (2.81%) Android
15 8 (1.73%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X Server
17 2 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
18 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
18 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (20.56%) ITIL
2 30 (6.49%) Problem Management
3 29 (6.28%) Mentoring
4 23 (4.98%) Root Cause Analysis
5 21 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (4.33%) Project Management
6 20 (4.33%) Service Delivery
7 17 (3.68%) Change Management
8 12 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (2.38%) ETL
9 11 (2.38%) Migration
9 11 (2.38%) MVC
9 11 (2.38%) Presales
9 11 (2.38%) Release Management
9 11 (2.38%) UML
9 11 (2.38%) Waterfall
10 10 (2.16%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (2.16%) High Availability
10 10 (2.16%) Load Balancing
11 9 (1.95%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (16.67%) SQL
2 33 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 24 (5.19%) Perl
4 23 (4.98%) Python
5 20 (4.33%) Ruby
6 19 (4.11%) Bash Shell
6 19 (4.11%) Korn
7 18 (3.90%) PowerShell
8 12 (2.60%) VBScript
9 8 (1.73%) C
9 8 (1.73%) C#
10 7 (1.52%) Java
11 4 (0.87%) VB
12 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.43%) C++
14 1 (0.22%) ABAP
14 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (16.88%) MCSE
3 75 (16.23%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (11.90%) CCNA
5 51 (11.04%) MCITP
6 25 (5.41%) Security Cleared
7 24 (5.19%) SC Cleared
8 23 (4.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 20 (4.33%) MCSA
10 17 (3.68%) Degree
11 16 (3.46%) MCP
12 13 (2.81%) CCNP
13 11 (2.38%) CCIE
14 9 (1.95%) MCTS
15 8 (1.73%) CCSE
16 3 (0.65%) A+ Certification
16 3 (0.65%) CCA
16 3 (0.65%) CEH
16 3 (0.65%) CISSP
16 3 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (13.85%) SLA
2 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.65%) QA
3 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 230 (49.78%) Active Directory
2 107 (23.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (21.00%) Hyper-V
4 42 (9.09%) vSphere
4 42 (9.09%) XenApp
5 35 (7.58%) VMware ESX
6 22 (4.76%) XenDesktop
7 17 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (3.46%) Terminal Services
9 15 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (1.73%) XenServer
11 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.65%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.43%) vCloud
14 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 34 (7.36%) SCCM
2 27 (5.84%) Backup Exec
3 18 (3.90%) SCOM
4 11 (2.38%) WSUS
5 5 (1.08%) AirWatch
5 5 (1.08%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.65%) Endace
6 3 (0.65%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.65%) SCSM
7 2 (0.43%) EdgeSight
7 2 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.43%) Simpana
8 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.22%) Nagios
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.22%) vMotion
8 1 (0.22%) vRealize
8 1 (0.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 225 (48.70%) VMware
2 220 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 128 (27.71%) Cisco
4 101 (21.86%) Citrix
5 37 (8.01%) Apple
6 35 (7.58%) IBM
7 33 (7.14%) HP
8 28 (6.06%) Avaya
9 25 (5.41%) Juniper
10 21 (4.55%) EMC
11 17 (3.68%) Dell
12 15 (3.25%) F5
12 15 (3.25%) Oracle
13 14 (3.03%) CheckPoint
14 10 (2.16%) Adobe
15 8 (1.73%) NetApp
15 8 (1.73%) Veeam
16 7 (1.52%) Nortel
16 7 (1.52%) Symantec
17 6 (1.30%) SolarWinds
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East Sussex
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