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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Specialist
Rank 884 949 968
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Specialist 31 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.017% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.018% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 23
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 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 +60 30 £47,500 +5.55% 1
South East +38 15 £47,500 +5.55%
Reading - 11 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 11 £50,000 -
London +42 10 £52,000 +18.85%
Surrey - 3 £47,500 -
Leatherhead - 3 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +23 2 £31,000 -
West Yorkshire +14 2 £31,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 - - 1
Bradford - 2 £31,000 -
East of England - 2 - - 1
Suffolk - 2 - - 1
City of London +62 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Docklands, London +16 1 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf -4 1 £60,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £34,000 -
Ealing - 1 £34,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £42,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £41,000 -
Scotland - 1 £41,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 30 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 27 (52.94%) Windows
3 21 (41.18%) VMware
4 20 (39.22%) Citrix
5 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
5 19 (37.25%) Linux
6 18 (35.29%) Windows Server
7 17 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (33.33%) AIX
8 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
9 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
10 12 (23.53%) ITIL
10 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (23.53%) EMC
11 11 (21.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
11 11 (21.57%) SCCM
11 11 (21.57%) Hyper-V
12 10 (19.61%) SCOM
12 10 (19.61%) DV Cleared
12 10 (19.61%) EMC NetWorker
12 10 (19.61%) Office 365
12 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
13 9 (17.65%) Finance
14 8 (15.69%) Performance Monitoring
14 8 (15.69%) WSUS
14 8 (15.69%) Validation
14 8 (15.69%) MS Office
15 7 (13.73%) SAN

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 (21.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.88%) IIS
4 2 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.96%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.69%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) Office 365
2 3 (5.88%) Mimecast
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.92%) iTunes
3 2 (3.92%) Yammer
4 1 (1.96%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) SAN
2 6 (11.76%) DNS
3 5 (9.80%) Skype
3 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.84%) Firewall
4 4 (7.84%) SSL
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (5.88%) DHCP
5 3 (5.88%) Internet
5 3 (5.88%) LDAP
5 3 (5.88%) NetScaler
5 3 (5.88%) VPN
6 2 (3.92%) BGP
6 2 (3.92%) DWDM
6 2 (3.92%) HSRP
6 2 (3.92%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.92%) MPLS
6 2 (3.92%) OSPF
6 2 (3.92%) VoIP
6 2 (3.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.96%) DB2
2 1 (1.96%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Law
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Electronics
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Middleware
2 3 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (3.92%) Web Services
4 1 (1.96%) JSP
4 1 (1.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.92%) Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (3.92%) iPad
2 2 (3.92%) iPhone
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) PKI
2 2 (3.92%) Replication
2 2 (3.92%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) Windows
2 19 (37.25%) Linux
3 18 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 17 (33.33%) AIX
5 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (11.76%) Unix
8 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.92%) Debian
10 2 (3.92%) HPUX
10 2 (3.92%) Solaris
10 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.92%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.96%) CentOS
11 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.96%) SUSE
11 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) ITIL
2 11 (21.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (15.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (15.69%) Validation
4 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.80%) High Availability
5 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.88%) Network Design
6 3 (5.88%) Release Management
7 2 (3.92%) Data Management
7 2 (3.92%) DevOps
7 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.92%) ERP
7 2 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.92%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (3.92%) Operations Management
7 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
1 6 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) C#
2 3 (5.88%) VB
3 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.92%) Java
3 2 (3.92%) Perl
4 1 (1.96%) Korn
4 1 (1.96%) Python
4 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 10 (19.61%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.84%) Degree
5 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.88%) RHCE
6 2 (3.92%) CCNA
6 2 (3.92%) CCNP
6 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.96%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
2 17 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (21.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.92%) KVM
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.96%) Firmware
5 1 (1.96%) Postfix
5 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.96%) vSphere
5 1 (1.96%) XenApp
5 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) SCCM
2 10 (19.61%) EMC NetWorker
2 10 (19.61%) SCOM
3 8 (15.69%) WSUS
4 4 (7.84%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.92%) HP NNM
5 2 (3.92%) Puppet
6 1 (1.96%) Ansible
6 1 (1.96%) Legato
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.96%) SCSM
6 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 21 (41.18%) VMware
3 20 (39.22%) Citrix
4 12 (23.53%) EMC
5 6 (11.76%) Cisco
5 6 (11.76%) HP
5 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle
7 3 (5.88%) Juniper
7 3 (5.88%) Remedy
7 3 (5.88%) Symantec
7 3 (5.88%) Xamarin
8 2 (3.92%) Clearswift
8 2 (3.92%) F5
8 2 (3.92%) Infor
8 2 (3.92%) NetApp
8 2 (3.92%) Nokia
8 2 (3.92%) Proofpoint
8 2 (3.92%) Veeam
8 2 (3.92%) Veritas
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