The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had 3rd Line Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Specialist
Rank 895 956 975
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Specialist 29 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.018% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.019% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 25
Median salary £47,500 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.25% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +15.78%

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
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3rd Line Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured 3rd Line Support Specialist in the job title.

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 26 June 2016 within the UK.

3rd Line Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Support Specialist
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
England +49 28 £47,500 +20.25% 3
South East +45 12 £47,500 +7.95% 2
Berkshire - 8 £50,000 - 2
Reading - 8 £50,000 - 2
London +25 7 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £31,000 -
Surrey - 3 £47,500 -
Leatherhead - 3 £47,500 -
Bradford - 3 £31,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £31,000 -
East of England - 3 £47,500 -
Essex - 2 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Docklands, London +18 1 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf +4 1 £60,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £42,500 -
Harrogate - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £41,000 -
Scotland - 1 £41,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £32,500 -

3rd Line Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 3rd Line Support Specialist 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 featuring 3rd Line Support Specialist in the job title.

1 26 (54.17%) Windows
2 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
3 18 (37.50%) Citrix
3 18 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 18 (37.50%) VMware
3 18 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (31.25%) Linux
5 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (27.08%) AIX
7 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 11 (22.92%) EMC
8 11 (22.92%) MS Exchange
9 10 (20.83%) HP
9 10 (20.83%) ITIL
10 9 (18.75%) DNS
10 9 (18.75%) Finance
10 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
10 9 (18.75%) EMC NetWorker
11 8 (16.67%) SCCM
11 8 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 8 (16.67%) Office 365
11 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
11 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (16.67%) Cisco
11 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
12 7 (14.58%) SAN
12 7 (14.58%) SCOM

3rd Line Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 11 (22.92%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) Skype for Business
3 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.17%) IIS
5 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.08%) Apache
6 1 (2.08%) JBoss
6 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.50%) MS Office
3 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (6.25%) Mimecast
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.17%) iTunes
4 1 (2.08%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) DNS
2 7 (14.58%) SAN
2 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.50%) DHCP
4 5 (10.42%) Firewall
4 5 (10.42%) SSL
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (8.33%) VPN
6 3 (6.25%) BGP
6 3 (6.25%) DWDM
6 3 (6.25%) EIGRP
6 3 (6.25%) HSRP
6 3 (6.25%) Internet
6 3 (6.25%) LDAP
6 3 (6.25%) NetScaler
6 3 (6.25%) RIP
6 3 (6.25%) Skype
6 3 (6.25%) VoIP
6 3 (6.25%) VRRP
6 3 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.17%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) DB2
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.17%) Law
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Middleware
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) JSP
4 1 (2.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.17%) Clustering
2 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (4.17%) iPad
2 2 (4.17%) iPhone
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) PKI
2 2 (4.17%) Replication
2 2 (4.17%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 26 (54.17%) Windows
2 18 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 15 (31.25%) Linux
4 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (27.08%) AIX
6 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (12.50%) Unix
8 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
11 2 (4.17%) Debian
11 2 (4.17%) HPUX
11 2 (4.17%) Solaris
11 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
11 2 (4.17%) Windows Phone
12 1 (2.08%) CentOS
12 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
12 1 (2.08%) SUSE
12 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
12 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 6 (12.50%) High Availability
5 5 (10.42%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (10.42%) Validation
6 4 (8.33%) Data Management
6 4 (8.33%) Network Design
7 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.25%) DevOps
7 3 (6.25%) Network Management
8 2 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (4.17%) Operations Management
8 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.17%) Release Management
8 2 (4.17%) Server Building
8 2 (4.17%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.42%) SQL
3 3 (6.25%) C#
3 3 (6.25%) VB
4 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.17%) Java
4 2 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) Korn
5 1 (2.08%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.58%) DV Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.25%) CCNP
5 3 (6.25%) Degree
5 3 (6.25%) RHCE
6 2 (4.17%) CCNA
6 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.08%) LPIC
7 1 (2.08%) MCSA
7 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) KVM
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.08%) Firmware
5 1 (2.08%) Postfix
5 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.08%) vSphere
5 1 (2.08%) XenApp
5 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (16.67%) SCCM
3 7 (14.58%) SCOM
4 5 (10.42%) NetBackup
4 5 (10.42%) WSUS
5 4 (8.33%) Backup Exec
6 3 (6.25%) HP NNM
7 2 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (4.17%) Puppet
7 2 (4.17%) Simpana
8 1 (2.08%) Ansible
8 1 (2.08%) Legato
8 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
8 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
2 18 (37.50%) Citrix
2 18 (37.50%) VMware
3 11 (22.92%) EMC
4 10 (20.83%) HP
5 8 (16.67%) Cisco
6 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 4 (8.33%) Juniper
7 4 (8.33%) Oracle
7 4 (8.33%) Symantec
7 4 (8.33%) Veeam
8 3 (6.25%) arcserve
8 3 (6.25%) F5
8 3 (6.25%) Xamarin
9 2 (4.17%) Apple
9 2 (4.17%) Clearswift
9 2 (4.17%) Lotus
9 2 (4.17%) Nokia
9 2 (4.17%) Remedy
9 2 (4.17%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43.28 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London, Zone 1
MillsHill
Salary: £55,000 per year + bens
Posted: 12 days ago