The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3rd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 78 81 83
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 1 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.14% 0.47% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.50% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 12
Average salary £45,000 £27,875 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.43% -26.15%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
3rd Line Support
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
663 803 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.09% 94.92% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 581 711 820
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,525 £21,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Southampton

3rd Line Support
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited 3rd Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) EPoS
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) vCloud
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) VMware

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited 3rd Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) EPoS
2 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) vCloud
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) VMware