The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 82 80 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 4 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.46% 1.44% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.48% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 23
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,350 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
819 877 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 94.79% 97.34% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 724 827 817
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £48,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
3rd Line Support
Hampshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 7 (58.33%) Citrix
4 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
5 6 (50.00%) Firewall
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco
6 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
6 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (41.67%) SLA
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL
7 4 (33.33%) LAN
7 4 (33.33%) WAN
7 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (25.00%) VLAN
8 3 (25.00%) MCSA
8 3 (25.00%) VPN
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (25.00%) SAN
9 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) VLAN
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) IPsec
5 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) ITSM
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCSA
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
Southampton, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago