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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 165 193 194
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 73 59 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.35% 1.00% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.03% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 65 55 40
Median salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,700 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £36,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,350
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.89%
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
5257 5707 5930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.19% 96.98% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 4859 4897
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,648
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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +44 39 £32,500 +14.03% 5
Dorset +22 11 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Gloucestershire -12 11 £30,000 -4.76%
Bristol +21 5 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Cornwall - 5 £27,500 -
Devon -4 4 £30,000 +7.14%
Somerset -8 2 £29,750 -20.66% 1
3rd Line Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 97 (75.78%) VMware
2 93 (72.66%) Windows
3 72 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 66 (51.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (46.88%) Windows Server
6 54 (42.19%) MS Exchange
7 49 (38.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 48 (37.50%) Office 365
9 44 (34.38%) Active Directory
10 42 (32.81%) ITIL
11 41 (32.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 39 (30.47%) SAN
12 39 (30.47%) MS Excel
13 37 (28.91%) Citrix
14 34 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
14 34 (26.56%) MCSE
15 32 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 32 (25.00%) Firewall
16 30 (23.44%) Cisco
16 30 (23.44%) Linux
16 30 (23.44%) Security Cleared
17 29 (22.66%) XenApp
18 28 (21.88%) SC Cleared
18 28 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2013
19 25 (19.53%) XenDesktop
20 24 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
21 22 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
22 21 (16.41%) vSphere
23 20 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
23 20 (15.63%) 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 49 (38.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (6.25%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.56%) Apache
7 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.78%) IIS
8 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (30.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (37.50%) Office 365
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (30.47%) SAN
2 32 (25.00%) Firewall
3 10 (7.81%) NAS
3 10 (7.81%) Wireless
4 9 (7.03%) DNS
4 9 (7.03%) LAN
4 9 (7.03%) VPN
5 8 (6.25%) VoIP
5 8 (6.25%) WAN
6 7 (5.47%) DHCP
7 6 (4.69%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.91%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.78%) Broadband
9 1 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.78%) VLAN
9 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.78%) MySQL
General
1 8 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.91%) Finance
3 4 (3.13%) Advertising
4 3 (2.34%) Law
5 1 (0.78%) Automotive
5 1 (0.78%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) .NET
2 4 (3.13%) .NET Framework
2 4 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (0.78%) COM
3 1 (0.78%) CSS
3 1 (0.78%) CSS3
3 1 (0.78%) HTML
3 1 (0.78%) HTML5
3 1 (0.78%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.16%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.81%) Driving Licence
3 6 (4.69%) Replication
4 4 (3.13%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.34%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 93 (72.66%) Windows
2 66 (51.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 60 (46.88%) Windows Server
4 32 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (23.44%) Linux
6 22 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (9.38%) Windows 7
8 7 (5.47%) Windows 10
9 6 (4.69%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.34%) Unix
10 3 (2.34%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.56%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.81%) ITIL
2 15 (11.72%) Mentoring
3 6 (4.69%) Time Management
4 5 (3.91%) High Availability
4 5 (3.91%) Service Delivery
4 5 (3.91%) Service Management
4 5 (3.91%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (3.13%) DevOps
5 4 (3.13%) Patch Management
5 4 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (2.34%) Data Protection
7 2 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (1.56%) Server Building
8 1 (0.78%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (0.78%) Incident Management
8 1 (0.78%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (0.78%) Presales
8 1 (0.78%) Problem Management
8 1 (0.78%) Requirements Management
8 1 (0.78%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.16%) SQL
2 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.56%) C
4 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (32.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (26.56%) MCSE
3 30 (23.44%) Security Cleared
4 28 (21.88%) SC Cleared
5 20 (15.63%) CCNA
6 16 (12.50%) CCNP
7 15 (11.72%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (10.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (7.03%) MCSA
10 4 (3.13%) CCENT
11 3 (2.34%) DBS Check
11 3 (2.34%) Degree
11 3 (2.34%) MCITP
12 2 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.78%) CCDA
13 1 (0.78%) MCDST
13 1 (0.78%) MCP
13 1 (0.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.84%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 29 (22.66%) XenApp
3 25 (19.53%) XenDesktop
4 21 (16.41%) vSphere
5 20 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (10.94%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (7.03%) Hyper-V
8 5 (3.91%) vCloud
8 5 (3.91%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (7.81%) WSUS
2 6 (4.69%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.13%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.56%) SCCM
5 1 (0.78%) Cacti
5 1 (0.78%) Nagios
5 1 (0.78%) SCOM
5 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.78%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.78%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 97 (75.78%) VMware
2 72 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 37 (28.91%) Citrix
4 30 (23.44%) Cisco
5 7 (5.47%) HP
6 6 (4.69%) EMC
6 6 (4.69%) Veeam
7 5 (3.91%) IBM
7 5 (3.91%) Mitel
8 4 (3.13%) Meraki
8 4 (3.13%) NetApp
8 4 (3.13%) SonicWALL
8 4 (3.13%) Symantec
9 3 (2.34%) Apple
9 3 (2.34%) Dell
9 3 (2.34%) NEC
10 2 (1.56%) Dell KACE
10 2 (1.56%) Google
10 2 (1.56%) Sophos
11 1 (0.78%) Brocade
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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