The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3rd Line Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Specialist
Rank 928 921 929
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Specialist 23 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.019% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.020% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 16
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £31,675 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -24.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

3rd Line Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

3rd Line Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3rd Line Support Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Specialist within the UK.

3rd Line Support Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

3rd Line Support Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Specialist over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

3rd Line Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Support Specialist
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 21 £38,500 +16.66% 1
London +2 8 £38,000 -10.58%
South East -3 6 £50,000 +17.64%
East of England - 6 £43,000 - 1
Reading +10 4 £50,000 -
Berkshire +5 4 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £49,000 -
Dunstable - 3 £49,000 -
Scotland 0 2 £43,750 +12.17%
Glasgow -10 2 £43,750 +12.17%
Kings Langley - 2 £37,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £37,000 - 1
City of London +56 1 £50,000 +51.51%
West Midlands - 1 £38,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £32,500 -
Ipswich - 1 £32,500 -
Redhill - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £52,000 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £38,500 -

3rd Line Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited 3rd Line Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) VMware
2 17 (45.95%) Windows Server
3 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
3 12 (32.43%) MS Office
4 11 (29.73%) ITIL
4 11 (29.73%) HP
4 11 (29.73%) Cisco
4 11 (29.73%) Hyper-V
5 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
5 10 (27.03%) Citrix
6 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
7 8 (21.62%) Lync
7 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (21.62%) Data Protection
7 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (21.62%) SAN
7 8 (21.62%) Firewall
7 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
7 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
7 8 (21.62%) VPN
7 8 (21.62%) High Availability
8 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (18.92%) VoIP
8 7 (18.92%) CCNP
8 7 (18.92%) SSL
8 7 (18.92%) SLA
8 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
8 7 (18.92%) Juniper

3rd Line Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited 3rd Line Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (21.62%) Lync
1 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.81%) IIS
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Office
2 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
3 6 (16.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Firewall
1 8 (21.62%) SAN
1 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
1 8 (21.62%) VPN
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (18.92%) SSL
2 7 (18.92%) VoIP
3 6 (16.22%) BGP
3 6 (16.22%) DWDM
3 6 (16.22%) EIGRP
3 6 (16.22%) HSRP
3 6 (16.22%) LAN
3 6 (16.22%) MPLS
3 6 (16.22%) OSPF
3 6 (16.22%) RIP
3 6 (16.22%) VRRP
3 6 (16.22%) WAN
3 6 (16.22%) Wireless
4 5 (13.51%) PCoIP
5 4 (10.81%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.41%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Fat Client
1 5 (13.51%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Statistics
2 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Windows Server
3 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.70%) AIX
7 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.70%) Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Unix
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Data Protection
2 8 (21.62%) High Availability
3 7 (18.92%) Network Design
4 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (16.22%) Network Management
4 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.11%) Data Management
6 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.70%) Time Management
7 1 (2.70%) Transition Management
7 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.92%) CCNP
3 3 (8.11%) MCSE
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.41%) MCSA
5 1 (2.70%) CCA
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
4 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.70%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
2 6 (16.22%) HP NNM
2 6 (16.22%) SCOM
3 4 (10.81%) NetBackup
4 3 (8.11%) SCSM
4 3 (8.11%) SCVMM
5 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
5 2 (5.41%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (5.41%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Simpana
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.70%) WSUS
6 1 (2.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
1 17 (45.95%) VMware
2 11 (29.73%) Cisco
2 11 (29.73%) HP
3 10 (27.03%) Citrix
4 7 (18.92%) Juniper
5 6 (16.22%) F5
6 4 (10.81%) Symantec
7 3 (8.11%) EMC
7 3 (8.11%) NetApp
7 3 (8.11%) Veeam
7 3 (8.11%) Veritas
8 2 (5.41%) arcserve
8 2 (5.41%) Compaq
8 2 (5.41%) Lotus
8 2 (5.41%) McAfee
9 1 (2.70%) Apple
9 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.70%) RightFax
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