The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had 3rd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 185 182 192
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 55 68 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.98% 1.12% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.15% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 44 57 45
Median salary £32,000 £33,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £27,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5430 5923 5699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.83% 97.45% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4551 4856 4770
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,000
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 West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title.

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the South West region.

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in the South West

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in the South West

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Dorset +21 17 £30,250 -24.37% 1
Wiltshire -1 16 £32,500 +11.11%
Gloucestershire -15 11 £32,500 -4.41%
Bristol +5 10 £31,000 -11.42%
Somerset -4 1 £47,500 +46.15% 1
3rd Line Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 West region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 102 (68.92%) VMware
2 88 (59.46%) Windows
3 83 (56.08%) Active Directory
4 79 (53.38%) Microsoft
5 69 (46.62%) MS Exchange
6 65 (43.92%) SAN
7 62 (41.89%) Windows Server
8 60 (40.54%) Citrix
9 59 (39.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 43 (29.05%) MS Excel
11 40 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
12 39 (26.35%) XenApp
13 33 (22.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 33 (22.30%) XenDesktop
14 32 (21.62%) Office 365
15 31 (20.95%) Exchange Server 2013
16 30 (20.27%) Firewall
17 28 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
18 26 (17.57%) Linux
18 26 (17.57%) ITIL
19 25 (16.89%) Microsoft Certification
20 23 (15.54%) Security Cleared
21 22 (14.86%) SC Cleared
22 19 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
22 19 (12.84%) Driving Licence
22 19 (12.84%) MS Office
23 18 (12.16%) Data Centre
24 17 (11.49%) PowerShell
24 17 (11.49%) Veeam
24 17 (11.49%) vSphere

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 69 (46.62%) MS Exchange
2 40 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (20.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (5.41%) Apache
4 8 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.35%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.68%) CMS
8 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 43 (29.05%) MS Excel
2 19 (12.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Primavera
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (21.62%) Office 365
2 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (43.92%) SAN
2 30 (20.27%) Firewall
3 15 (10.14%) DNS
4 13 (8.78%) VoIP
5 10 (6.76%) Wireless
6 9 (6.08%) TCP/IP
7 7 (4.73%) LAN
7 7 (4.73%) WAN
8 6 (4.05%) Internet
8 6 (4.05%) LDAP
8 6 (4.05%) NAS
9 5 (3.38%) DHCP
9 5 (3.38%) VPN
10 4 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.35%) HTTP
12 2 (1.35%) Skype
12 2 (1.35%) SSL
13 1 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 1 (0.68%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.35%) GIS
2 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 8 (5.41%) Advertising
2 7 (4.73%) Finance
3 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.70%) Banking
5 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.08%) .NET
2 5 (3.38%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.70%) XML
3 4 (2.70%) XSLT
4 2 (1.35%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.35%) Spring
5 1 (0.68%) CSS
5 1 (0.68%) CSS3
5 1 (0.68%) HTML
5 1 (0.68%) HTML5
5 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.84%) Driving Licence
2 18 (12.16%) Data Centre
3 13 (8.78%) Replication
4 3 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 88 (59.46%) Windows
2 62 (41.89%) Windows Server
3 59 (39.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (17.57%) Linux
6 19 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (10.81%) Windows 7
8 7 (4.73%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.70%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.35%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.68%) Unix
11 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.57%) ITIL
2 13 (8.78%) Performance Improvement
3 9 (6.08%) Service Delivery
3 9 (6.08%) Systems Analysis
3 9 (6.08%) Technical Analysis
4 6 (4.05%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (4.05%) Time Management
5 5 (3.38%) Patch Management
6 4 (2.70%) Mentoring
6 4 (2.70%) MVC
7 3 (2.03%) Business Continuity
8 2 (1.35%) Data Management
8 2 (1.35%) High Availability
8 2 (1.35%) Service Management
9 1 (0.68%) Email Filtering
9 1 (0.68%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (0.68%) Server Building
9 1 (0.68%) Software Delivery
9 1 (0.68%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.49%) PowerShell
2 13 (8.78%) VBScript
3 8 (5.41%) C#
3 8 (5.41%) SQL
4 6 (4.05%) Java
4 6 (4.05%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.70%) C++
5 4 (2.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.68%) C
6 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (16.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (15.54%) Security Cleared
3 22 (14.86%) SC Cleared
4 17 (11.49%) MCSE
5 11 (7.43%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (7.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (6.08%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (5.41%) CCNA
8 7 (4.73%) MCSA
9 4 (2.70%) CCENT
9 4 (2.70%) CCNP
9 4 (2.70%) Degree
9 4 (2.70%) MCITP
10 3 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.03%) MCP
11 2 (1.35%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.68%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.03%) SLA
System Software
1 83 (56.08%) Active Directory
2 39 (26.35%) XenApp
3 33 (22.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (22.30%) XenDesktop
4 17 (11.49%) vSphere
5 15 (10.14%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (9.46%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.70%) vCloud
8 2 (1.35%) XenServer
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.41%) WSUS
2 6 (4.05%) SCCM
3 5 (3.38%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.70%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.68%) cPanel
5 1 (0.68%) SCOM
5 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 102 (68.92%) VMware
2 79 (53.38%) Microsoft
3 60 (40.54%) Citrix
4 17 (11.49%) Veeam
5 15 (10.14%) Cisco
6 14 (9.46%) EMC
7 13 (8.78%) Progress
8 9 (6.08%) HP
9 6 (4.05%) Symantec
10 5 (3.38%) Apple
11 4 (2.70%) Dell
11 4 (2.70%) Meraki
11 4 (2.70%) NetApp
11 4 (2.70%) SonicWALL
12 3 (2.03%) Sophos
13 2 (1.35%) Aruba
13 2 (1.35%) Dell KACE
13 2 (1.35%) IBM
13 2 (1.35%) Meru Networks
14 1 (0.68%) Acronis
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £33000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago