The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3rd Line Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Specialist
Rank 865 888 865
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Specialist 13 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.005% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.005% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 19
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% +10.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £28,500 £28,880
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £42,900 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,125 £33,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-2.65% +11.86%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

3rd Line Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Support Specialist
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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 historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 13 £36,250 +16.00% 1
London +4 5 £45,000 +38.46%
North West -6 5 £31,750 +5.83% 1
Manchester - 4 £31,750 - 1
West Yorkshire -5 2 £32,500 +2.36%
Yorkshire -10 2 £32,500 +2.36%
Bradford - 2 £32,500 -
South East - 1 £50,000 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
Wembley - 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -

3rd Line Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited 3rd Line Support Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support Specialist in their job title.

1 23 (79.31%) VMware
2 18 (62.07%) Citrix
3 16 (55.17%) Windows
3 16 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (51.72%) SAN
5 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
5 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
6 9 (31.03%) HP
7 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (20.69%) XenApp
8 5 (17.24%) EMC
8 5 (17.24%) Cisco
9 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
9 4 (13.79%) MCSE
9 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (13.79%) NetApp
9 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
9 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (10.34%) MCSM
10 3 (10.34%) Change Management
10 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (10.34%) Firewall
10 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (10.34%) ITIL
10 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (10.34%) XenServer
10 3 (10.34%) MCTS

3rd Line Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited 3rd Line Support Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) Lync
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) SAN
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) Frame Relay
3 1 (3.45%) ATM
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
2 3 (10.34%) Change Management
2 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.45%) Line Management
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) MCSE
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) MCSM
2 3 (10.34%) MCTS
3 1 (3.45%) MCITP
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
3 6 (20.69%) XenApp
4 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
5 3 (10.34%) XenServer
5 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) VMware
2 18 (62.07%) Citrix
3 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) HP
5 5 (17.24%) EMC
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco
6 4 (13.79%) NetApp
7 2 (6.90%) Symantec
7 2 (6.90%) Leostream
8 1 (3.45%) F5
8 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.45%) IBM
8 1 (3.45%) Dell
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Salary: £28000.00 - £33500.00 per annum + benefits
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