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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Specialist
Rank 923 949 979
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Specialist 21 24 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.022% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.023% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 29
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £31,000 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,050 £45,000 £47,700
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £33,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -22.35%

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
99004 106428 116772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 83229 86820 94728
Median 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 £68,500 £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 3 May 2016 within the UK.

3rd Line Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Support Specialist
Top 22 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 3 May 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 +18 21 £45,000 +28.57% 2
South East +28 7 £41,250 +25.00%
East of England +20 7 £49,000 +8.88%
Surrey +8 4 £37,500 +13.63%
Yorkshire - 3 £31,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £52,500 -
Hampshire +11 2 £38,250 -13.06%
Essex +5 2 £47,500 +5.55%
London -10 2 £34,250 -4.86%
West Midlands - 2 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £45,000 -
Harrogate - 2 - -
Dunstable - 2 £49,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £49,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £31,000 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Reading - 1 £45,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £47,500 -
Redhill - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £31,000 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £30,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 23 (53.49%) Windows
3 18 (41.86%) VMware
4 14 (32.56%) ITIL
5 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
5 13 (30.23%) Citrix
5 13 (30.23%) Windows Server
6 12 (27.91%) Cisco
7 11 (25.58%) HP
8 10 (23.26%) MS Office
9 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
9 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
9 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
9 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
9 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
10 8 (18.60%) Firewall
10 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (18.60%) SSL
10 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
11 7 (16.28%) VPN
11 7 (16.28%) DNS
11 7 (16.28%) Juniper
11 7 (16.28%) SAN
11 7 (16.28%) Network Design
11 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (16.28%) Skype for Business
11 7 (16.28%) High Availability
11 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (16.28%) Data Protection

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 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.28%) Skype for Business
3 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.98%) IIS
5 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.65%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.33%) Apache
6 1 (2.33%) JBoss
6 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Office
2 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
3 6 (13.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Firewall
1 8 (18.60%) SSL
1 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (16.28%) DNS
2 7 (16.28%) SAN
2 7 (16.28%) VPN
3 6 (13.95%) BGP
3 6 (13.95%) DWDM
3 6 (13.95%) EIGRP
3 6 (13.95%) HSRP
3 6 (13.95%) MPLS
3 6 (13.95%) OSPF
3 6 (13.95%) RIP
3 6 (13.95%) VoIP
3 6 (13.95%) VRRP
3 6 (13.95%) Wireless
4 5 (11.63%) LAN
4 5 (11.63%) PCoIP
4 5 (11.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.65%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Publishing
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Middleware
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) JSP
2 1 (2.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) Fat Client
2 5 (11.63%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.65%) iPad
3 2 (4.65%) iPhone
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) PKI
3 2 (4.65%) Replication
3 2 (4.65%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.30%) Linux
6 3 (6.98%) Unix
7 2 (4.65%) AIX
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.33%) Debian
8 1 (2.33%) HPUX
8 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.33%) Solaris
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
3 7 (16.28%) Data Protection
3 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (16.28%) High Availability
3 7 (16.28%) Network Design
4 6 (13.95%) Network Management
5 3 (6.98%) Data Management
5 3 (6.98%) DevOps
5 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.65%) ERP
6 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.65%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.65%) Operations Management
6 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.65%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Server Building
6 2 (4.65%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.65%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) Perl
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) Korn
4 1 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.95%) CCNP
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.65%) CCNA
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.65%) MCSA
4 2 (4.65%) MCSE
4 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) CCA
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.33%) LPIC
5 1 (2.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
2 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.95%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.33%) Firmware
4 1 (2.33%) Postfix
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) HP NNM
2 5 (11.63%) NetBackup
3 4 (9.30%) SCCM
3 4 (9.30%) SCOM
4 3 (6.98%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (4.65%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (4.65%) Puppet
5 2 (4.65%) Simpana
6 1 (2.33%) Ansible
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.33%) SCSM
6 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (2.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 18 (41.86%) VMware
3 13 (30.23%) Citrix
4 12 (27.91%) Cisco
5 11 (25.58%) HP
6 7 (16.28%) Juniper
7 6 (13.95%) F5
8 5 (11.63%) Symantec
9 3 (6.98%) EMC
9 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.98%) Veeam
10 2 (4.65%) Apple
10 2 (4.65%) arcserve
10 2 (4.65%) Clearswift
10 2 (4.65%) Compaq
10 2 (4.65%) Infor
10 2 (4.65%) Intel Security
10 2 (4.65%) Lotus
10 2 (4.65%) Nokia
10 2 (4.65%) Proofpoint
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