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

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 159 192 215
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 86 55 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.54% 0.92% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.95% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 78 54 28
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,200 £45,000
UK excluding London median 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 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
5391 5769 5986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.54% 97.01% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4560 4891 5005
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 24 September 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 24 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
Wiltshire +50 49 £35,000 +6.06% 2
Dorset +28 18 £37,500 +11.11% 3
Bristol +1 6 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Cornwall -13 5 £27,500 +12.24%
Devon -14 4 £30,000 +7.14%
Gloucestershire -17 4 £33,750 -7.53% 1
3rd Line Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 110 (80.88%) Windows
2 108 (79.41%) VMware
3 85 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 73 (53.68%) MS Exchange
5 72 (52.94%) Windows Server
5 72 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (49.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 63 (46.32%) Office 365
8 56 (41.18%) MS Excel
9 52 (38.24%) ITIL
10 51 (37.50%) Active Directory
11 49 (36.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 44 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
13 42 (30.88%) MCSE
13 42 (30.88%) Firewall
14 40 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 40 (29.41%) Security Cleared
15 36 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2007
15 36 (26.47%) SAN
16 35 (25.74%) SC Cleared
17 34 (25.00%) Citrix
18 33 (24.26%) Exchange Server 2013
19 31 (22.79%) CCNA
20 29 (21.32%) Cisco
20 29 (21.32%) Linux
20 29 (21.32%) XenApp
21 26 (19.12%) XenDesktop
22 25 (18.38%) VMware Infrastructure
22 25 (18.38%) Driving Licence
22 25 (18.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 73 (53.68%) MS Exchange
2 67 (49.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 33 (24.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.41%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.47%) Apache
7 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.74%) IIS
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 56 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 63 (46.32%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (30.88%) Firewall
2 36 (26.47%) SAN
3 17 (12.50%) LAN
4 16 (11.76%) WAN
5 13 (9.56%) DNS
6 11 (8.09%) DHCP
7 10 (7.35%) VoIP
8 9 (6.62%) VPN
9 7 (5.15%) TCP/IP
9 7 (5.15%) Unified Communications
10 6 (4.41%) NAS
10 6 (4.41%) Wireless
11 2 (1.47%) VLAN
12 1 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.74%) MySQL
General
1 8 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.94%) Finance
3 3 (2.21%) Automotive
3 3 (2.21%) Law
4 1 (0.74%) Advertising
4 1 (0.74%) Electronics
4 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.94%) .NET
1 4 (2.94%) .NET Framework
1 4 (2.94%) Software Packaging
1 4 (2.94%) Web Services
2 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.74%) COM
3 1 (0.74%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.38%) Driving Licence
2 7 (5.15%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.94%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.21%) CESG
4 3 (2.21%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.74%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 110 (80.88%) Windows
2 72 (52.94%) Windows Server
2 72 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 40 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (21.32%) Linux
5 23 (16.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.35%) Windows 7
7 9 (6.62%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.15%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.68%) Unix
10 4 (2.94%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.94%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.47%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.74%) CentOS
12 1 (0.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.24%) ITIL
2 13 (9.56%) Mentoring
3 8 (5.88%) Change Management
4 6 (4.41%) Patch Management
4 6 (4.41%) Service Management
5 4 (2.94%) Data Protection
5 4 (2.94%) DevOps
5 4 (2.94%) High Availability
5 4 (2.94%) Line Management
5 4 (2.94%) Problem Management
5 4 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.21%) Capacity Management
6 3 (2.21%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (2.21%) Logistics
6 3 (2.21%) Network Optimisation
6 3 (2.21%) Project Management
6 3 (2.21%) Release Management
6 3 (2.21%) Time Management
7 2 (1.47%) Incident Management
7 2 (1.47%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.82%) SQL
2 8 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (36.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (30.88%) MCSE
4 40 (29.41%) Security Cleared
5 35 (25.74%) SC Cleared
6 31 (22.79%) CCNA
7 25 (18.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (15.44%) MCSA
9 20 (14.71%) CCNP
10 14 (10.29%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (3.68%) CCDA
12 4 (2.94%) MCP
13 3 (2.21%) DBS Check
13 3 (2.21%) MCTS
14 2 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (1.47%) Degree
14 2 (1.47%) MCITP
15 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.97%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 29 (21.32%) XenApp
3 26 (19.12%) XenDesktop
4 25 (18.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (13.24%) vSphere
6 11 (8.09%) Hyper-V
7 7 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.21%) Firmware
8 3 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (7.35%) Backup Exec
2 8 (5.88%) WSUS
3 5 (3.68%) SCCM
4 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.21%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.47%) Cacti
6 2 (1.47%) Nagios
6 2 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.74%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.74%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 108 (79.41%) VMware
2 85 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 34 (25.00%) Citrix
4 29 (21.32%) Cisco
5 8 (5.88%) Symantec
5 8 (5.88%) Veeam
6 7 (5.15%) Mitel
7 6 (4.41%) HP
8 5 (3.68%) Apple
8 5 (3.68%) IBM
9 4 (2.94%) Dell
9 4 (2.94%) NetApp
10 3 (2.21%) NEC
11 2 (1.47%) EMC
11 2 (1.47%) F5
11 2 (1.47%) Google
11 2 (1.47%) Juniper
11 2 (1.47%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.47%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.47%) Sophos
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