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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 179 182 207
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 56 64 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.06% 1.11% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.15% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 55 58 47
Median salary £32,500 £33,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,700 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.71% -
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
5115 5569 6309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.17% 96.90% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4308 4720 5250
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +41 26 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Wiltshire +1 12 £32,500 -10.34%
Bristol +11 8 £31,500 -25.88% 3
Gloucestershire -14 8 £32,750 +12.93%
Devon -28 1 £30,000 +20.00%
3rd Line Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 121 (81.76%) Windows
2 112 (75.68%) VMware
3 100 (67.57%) Microsoft
4 89 (60.14%) MS Exchange
5 82 (55.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 81 (54.73%) Windows Server
7 77 (52.03%) Office 365
8 76 (51.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 71 (47.97%) Active Directory
10 69 (46.62%) MS Excel
11 55 (37.16%) ITIL
12 46 (31.08%) Microsoft Certification
13 45 (30.41%) Firewall
14 44 (29.73%) SAN
14 44 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2013
15 41 (27.70%) Cisco Certification
16 39 (26.35%) Citrix
16 39 (26.35%) MCSE
17 38 (25.68%) Windows Server 2003
18 36 (24.32%) XenApp
18 36 (24.32%) Security Cleared
19 35 (23.65%) XenDesktop
20 32 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2007
21 31 (20.95%) CCNA
22 30 (20.27%) SC Cleared
23 29 (19.59%) Driving Licence
24 28 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
24 28 (18.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 24 (16.22%) SLA
26 23 (15.54%) MCSA

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 89 (60.14%) MS Exchange
2 76 (51.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.70%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.35%) IIS
8 1 (0.68%) Apache
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 69 (46.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 77 (52.03%) Office 365
2 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (30.41%) Firewall
2 44 (29.73%) SAN
3 17 (11.49%) LAN
4 16 (10.81%) WAN
5 15 (10.14%) DHCP
5 15 (10.14%) DNS
6 10 (6.76%) TCP/IP
6 10 (6.76%) VoIP
7 8 (5.41%) VPN
8 6 (4.05%) Wireless
9 5 (3.38%) Unified Communications
10 4 (2.70%) NAS
10 4 (2.70%) VLAN
11 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.68%) Internet
11 1 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.68%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Ant
1 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.68%) Maven
1 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 11 (7.43%) Finance
2 8 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.70%) Electronics
3 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.70%) Marketing
4 3 (2.03%) Automotive
4 3 (2.03%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.70%) .NET
1 4 (2.70%) .NET Framework
1 4 (2.70%) Software Packaging
1 4 (2.70%) Web Services
2 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.35%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.35%) Spring
3 2 (1.35%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.68%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.59%) Driving Licence
2 5 (3.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.03%) CESG
3 3 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.35%) Replication
5 1 (0.68%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.68%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.68%) Robotics
5 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 121 (81.76%) Windows
2 82 (55.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 81 (54.73%) Windows Server
4 38 (25.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (12.84%) Linux
7 10 (6.76%) Windows XP
8 9 (6.08%) Windows 8
9 8 (5.41%) Unix
10 7 (4.73%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.70%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.03%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.68%) CentOS
13 1 (0.68%) VMS
13 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (37.16%) ITIL
2 10 (6.76%) Mentoring
3 8 (5.41%) Change Management
4 7 (4.73%) Line Management
4 7 (4.73%) Service Delivery
5 5 (3.38%) Data Protection
5 5 (3.38%) Patch Management
6 4 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (2.70%) Problem Management
6 4 (2.70%) Programme Management
7 3 (2.03%) Capacity Management
7 3 (2.03%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (2.03%) Logistics
7 3 (2.03%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (2.03%) Network Optimisation
7 3 (2.03%) Project Management
7 3 (2.03%) Release Management
7 3 (2.03%) Service Management
7 3 (2.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.49%) SQL
2 5 (3.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.35%) C
3 2 (1.35%) Java
4 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (31.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (27.70%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (26.35%) MCSE
4 36 (24.32%) Security Cleared
5 31 (20.95%) CCNA
6 30 (20.27%) SC Cleared
7 28 (18.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 23 (15.54%) MCSA
9 18 (12.16%) CCNP
10 10 (6.76%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (5.41%) MCP
12 5 (3.38%) CCDA
13 3 (2.03%) DBS Check
13 3 (2.03%) MCTS
14 2 (1.35%) Degree
15 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
15 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.68%) HNC
15 1 (0.68%) HND
15 1 (0.68%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.22%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (47.97%) Active Directory
2 36 (24.32%) XenApp
3 35 (23.65%) XenDesktop
4 28 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (6.08%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.08%) vSphere
6 4 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.03%) Firmware
7 3 (2.03%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.05%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.38%) SCCM
3 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.03%) WSUS
5 2 (1.35%) Cacti
5 2 (1.35%) Nagios
5 2 (1.35%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.68%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.68%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.68%) WMI
6 1 (0.68%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 112 (75.68%) VMware
2 100 (67.57%) Microsoft
3 39 (26.35%) Citrix
4 22 (14.86%) Cisco
5 7 (4.73%) Symantec
5 7 (4.73%) Veeam
6 6 (4.05%) HP
7 5 (3.38%) Mitel
8 4 (2.70%) Apple
8 4 (2.70%) Dell
8 4 (2.70%) SAP
9 3 (2.03%) NEC
9 3 (2.03%) Oracle
10 2 (1.35%) F5
10 2 (1.35%) IBM
10 2 (1.35%) Juniper
10 2 (1.35%) NetApp
10 2 (1.35%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.35%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.68%) Remedy
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connected IT
Posted: 10 days ago