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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Specialist
Rank 877 923 933
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Specialist 19 18 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.017% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.017% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 32
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +8.57%

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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 2016 within the UK.

3rd Line Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Support Specialist
Top 14 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 27 September 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 +52 19 £37,500 -1.31% 1
London +51 12 £41,832 -16.33% 1
Feltham - 5 - - 1
South East +34 4 £30,000 -27.27%
East of England +24 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Suffolk - 3 - -
Reading - 3 - -
Bury St Edmunds - 3 - -
City of London +40 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Hampshire +5 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Fareham - 1 £30,000 -
Ealing - 1 £34,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £34,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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%) Microsoft
2 25 (52.08%) Windows
3 19 (39.58%) Linux
4 17 (35.42%) Citrix
4 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
4 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
5 16 (33.33%) SCCM
5 16 (33.33%) AIX
6 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 15 (31.25%) VMware
6 15 (31.25%) DV Cleared
6 15 (31.25%) Hyper-V
7 14 (29.17%) ITIL
8 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (27.08%) Data Centre
9 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (22.92%) EMC
10 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
10 11 (22.92%) MS Exchange
10 11 (22.92%) Finance
11 10 (20.83%) SCOM
11 10 (20.83%) EMC NetWorker
12 9 (18.75%) Office 365
12 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (16.67%) Validation
13 8 (16.67%) WSUS
13 8 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (14.58%) SQL
15 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

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 6 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.08%) Xceptor
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.08%) EQXanite
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Office 365
2 3 (6.25%) Mimecast
2 3 (6.25%) Yammer
3 2 (4.17%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) SAN
1 6 (12.50%) Skype
2 4 (8.33%) DNS
3 3 (6.25%) DHCP
3 3 (6.25%) IP Telephony
3 3 (6.25%) LDAP
3 3 (6.25%) NetScaler
3 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.25%) Unified Communications
4 2 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (2.08%) Firewall
5 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.08%) DB2
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Law
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Electronics
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Publishing
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Middleware
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.17%) Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) iPad
3 2 (4.17%) iPhone
3 2 (4.17%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) CMDB
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) EPoS
4 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 19 (39.58%) Linux
3 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
4 16 (33.33%) AIX
5 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.42%) Unix
7 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.17%) Debian
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Phone
9 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.08%) CentOS
9 1 (2.08%) HPUX
9 1 (2.08%) Solaris
9 1 (2.08%) SUSE
9 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) ITIL
2 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (16.67%) Validation
4 5 (10.42%) Business Continuity
4 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.33%) Release Management
5 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.17%) Compliance Management
7 2 (4.17%) High Availability
8 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.08%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 1 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.08%) Line Management
8 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.08%) Presales
8 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.08%) Ticket Management
8 1 (2.08%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.25%) C#
3 3 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.08%) Perl
4 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.42%) Degree
4 5 (10.42%) MCSE
5 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.25%) RHCE
7 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.08%) CCNA
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.08%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
1 15 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) KVM
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.08%) Firmware
4 1 (2.08%) Postfix
4 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.08%) XenApp
4 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (33.33%) SCCM
2 10 (20.83%) EMC NetWorker
2 10 (20.83%) SCOM
3 8 (16.67%) WSUS
4 5 (10.42%) SCOrch
5 4 (8.33%) NetBackup
6 2 (4.17%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.08%) Legato
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (2.08%) Puppet
7 1 (2.08%) SCSM
7 1 (2.08%) SCVMM
7 1 (2.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 17 (35.42%) Citrix
3 15 (31.25%) VMware
4 11 (22.92%) EMC
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle
5 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.33%) Remedy
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco
6 3 (6.25%) HP
6 3 (6.25%) Xamarin
7 2 (4.17%) Apple
7 2 (4.17%) Clearswift
7 2 (4.17%) NetApp
7 2 (4.17%) Nokia
7 2 (4.17%) Proofpoint
7 2 (4.17%) Symantec
7 2 (4.17%) Veritas
8 1 (2.08%) arcserve
8 1 (2.08%) CommVault
8 1 (2.08%) Misys
Feltham, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + 1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago