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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Specialist
UK
Rank 835 916 932
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Specialist 14 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.022% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.022% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 19
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £37,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,600 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £47,000 £31,750
% change year-on-year
-20.21% +48.03%

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
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017 within the UK.

3rd Line Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Support Specialist
Top 10 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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +94 9 £60,000 +27.65% 6
London +56 4 £60,000 +57.89% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £36,500 -
Leeds - 3 £36,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £36,500 -
East of England +18 1 £47,500 -3.06%
Hertfordshire +11 1 £47,500 +28.37%
St Albans - 1 £47,500 -
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) ITIL
3 14 (43.75%) Linux
3 14 (43.75%) Finance
4 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
5 11 (34.38%) SCCM
6 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (21.88%) MCSE
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
9 6 (18.75%) Business Continuity
9 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
9 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
9 6 (18.75%) SCOrch
9 6 (18.75%) Citrix
9 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
9 6 (18.75%) LAN
9 6 (18.75%) Banking
10 5 (15.63%) VMware
10 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
10 5 (15.63%) SQL
10 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
10 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
11 4 (12.50%) Release Management
11 4 (12.50%) Degree
11 4 (12.50%) High Availability
11 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (12.50%) DNS
11 4 (12.50%) SLA

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 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (9.38%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) EQXanite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 6 (18.75%) LAN
3 4 (12.50%) DHCP
3 4 (12.50%) DNS
4 3 (9.38%) Firewall
4 3 (9.38%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (6.25%) VLAN
6 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.13%) FCoE
6 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.13%) Skype
6 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 3 (9.38%) Retail
5 2 (6.25%) Back Office
5 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) EPoS
1 3 (9.38%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.50%) AIX
5 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.25%) Unix
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Business Continuity
3 4 (12.50%) High Availability
3 4 (12.50%) Release Management
4 3 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) Email Filtering
6 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Network Design
6 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) MCSE
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (9.38%) CCNA
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.38%) XenApp
2 3 (9.38%) XenServer
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) SCCM
2 6 (18.75%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Citrix
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) Remedy
5 3 (9.38%) EMC
5 3 (9.38%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (6.25%) Misys
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) Xceptor
7 1 (3.13%) Sophos
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) Veritas
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