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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 185 193 181
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 50 56 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 0.93% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.96% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 40 49 52
Median salary £30,625 £31,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,850 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £36,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
5029 5818 6061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.57% 97.06% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4261 4909 4976
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Wiltshire +31 24 £32,000 +12.28%
Gloucestershire -18 12 £30,000 -11.11% 1
Dorset +21 9 £30,250 -6.92% 2
Bristol +26 5 £32,500 -4.41%
Somerset -1 3 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Devon -8 1 £30,000 +6.19%
3rd Line Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (79.69%) VMware
2 86 (67.19%) Windows
3 67 (52.34%) Microsoft
4 58 (45.31%) Windows Server
4 58 (45.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (42.97%) Citrix
6 54 (42.19%) MS Exchange
7 50 (39.06%) Active Directory
7 50 (39.06%) SAN
8 38 (29.69%) XenApp
9 37 (28.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (28.13%) Office 365
10 36 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 33 (25.78%) ITIL
12 30 (23.44%) MCSE
12 30 (23.44%) MS Excel
12 30 (23.44%) XenDesktop
13 29 (22.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (21.88%) Linux
15 26 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
15 26 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (18.75%) Cisco
16 24 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
16 24 (18.75%) vSphere
17 23 (17.97%) Security Cleared
18 22 (17.19%) SC Cleared
19 21 (16.41%) Windows Server 2008
19 21 (16.41%) Firewall
20 17 (13.28%) VMware ESXi
21 16 (12.50%) CCNA

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 54 (42.19%) MS Exchange
2 36 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.69%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.13%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.56%) Apache
7 2 (1.56%) IIS
7 2 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.78%) CMS
8 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 30 (23.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Primavera
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (28.13%) Office 365
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (39.06%) SAN
2 21 (16.41%) Firewall
3 9 (7.03%) VoIP
4 7 (5.47%) LAN
4 7 (5.47%) NAS
4 7 (5.47%) VPN
4 7 (5.47%) Wireless
5 6 (4.69%) WAN
6 4 (3.13%) DNS
6 4 (3.13%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.34%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.56%) DHCP
8 2 (1.56%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.78%) Broadband
9 1 (0.78%) Internet
9 1 (0.78%) VLAN
9 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.78%) GIS
3 1 (0.78%) MySQL
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (6.25%) Advertising
2 5 (3.91%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.78%) Electronics
4 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.47%) .NET
2 6 (4.69%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.13%) XML
3 4 (3.13%) XSLT
4 2 (1.56%) Web Services
5 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.78%) COM
5 1 (0.78%) CSS
5 1 (0.78%) CSS3
5 1 (0.78%) HTML
5 1 (0.78%) HTML5
5 1 (0.78%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.94%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.81%) Driving Licence
3 9 (7.03%) Replication
4 4 (3.13%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 86 (67.19%) Windows
2 58 (45.31%) Windows Server
2 58 (45.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (22.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (21.88%) Linux
5 21 (16.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (10.94%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.03%) Windows 10
8 6 (4.69%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.56%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.78%) CentOS
10 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.78%) ITIL
2 11 (8.59%) Mentoring
3 7 (5.47%) Performance Improvement
3 7 (5.47%) Service Delivery
4 6 (4.69%) High Availability
4 6 (4.69%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (4.69%) Technical Analysis
4 6 (4.69%) Time Management
5 5 (3.91%) Patch Management
5 5 (3.91%) Service Management
6 4 (3.13%) DevOps
6 4 (3.13%) MVC
7 2 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.56%) Server Building
8 1 (0.78%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.78%) Change Management
8 1 (0.78%) Content Management
8 1 (0.78%) Data Management
8 1 (0.78%) Migration
8 1 (0.78%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.59%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.47%) SQL
2 7 (5.47%) VBScript
3 5 (3.91%) C#
4 4 (3.13%) Java
4 4 (3.13%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.56%) C
6 1 (0.78%) C++
6 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (28.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (23.44%) MCSE
3 26 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (17.97%) Security Cleared
5 22 (17.19%) SC Cleared
6 16 (12.50%) CCNA
7 11 (8.59%) CCNP
7 11 (8.59%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (7.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (7.03%) MCSA
10 6 (4.69%) MCITP
11 5 (3.91%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (3.13%) CCENT
13 2 (1.56%) Degree
14 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.78%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (39.06%) Active Directory
2 38 (29.69%) XenApp
3 30 (23.44%) XenDesktop
4 26 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (18.75%) vSphere
6 17 (13.28%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (9.38%) Hyper-V
8 8 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (3.91%) vCloud
10 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (10.94%) WSUS
2 8 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 6 (4.69%) NetBackup
3 6 (4.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.34%) SCCM
5 1 (0.78%) cPanel
5 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 102 (79.69%) VMware
2 67 (52.34%) Microsoft
3 55 (42.97%) Citrix
4 24 (18.75%) Cisco
5 12 (9.38%) Veeam
6 9 (7.03%) EMC
7 8 (6.25%) Symantec
8 7 (5.47%) HP
8 7 (5.47%) Progress
9 6 (4.69%) NetApp
10 5 (3.91%) Sophos
11 4 (3.13%) Apple
11 4 (3.13%) Dell
11 4 (3.13%) IBM
11 4 (3.13%) Meraki
11 4 (3.13%) SonicWALL
12 2 (1.56%) Dell KACE
12 2 (1.56%) Google
12 2 (1.56%) Mitel
13 1 (0.78%) SAP
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