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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Specialist
Rank 909 926 973
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Specialist 23 21 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.020% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.020% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 30
Median salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £42,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%

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
94892 102869 114926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79750 84327 94069
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 £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 24 May 2016 within the UK.

3rd Line Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Support Specialist
Top 21 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 24 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 +46 23 £43,750 +9.37% 3
South East +33 9 £45,000 +2.27% 2
Yorkshire - 5 £31,000 -
East of England +30 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Berkshire - 4 - - 1
Reading - 4 - - 1
London +18 3 £41,000 +17.14% 1
Surrey +6 3 £47,500 +43.93%
West Yorkshire - 3 £31,000 -
Bradford - 3 £31,000 -
Hampshire +7 2 £38,250 -13.06%
Essex +5 2 £47,500 +5.55%
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Harrogate - 2 - -
Leatherhead - 2 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £30,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £49,000 -
Dunstable - 1 £49,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £32,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 25 (53.19%) Windows
2 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
3 18 (38.30%) VMware
3 18 (38.30%) Windows Server
4 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
5 15 (31.91%) Citrix
6 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (23.40%) HP
7 11 (23.40%) ITIL
7 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
7 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
8 10 (21.28%) Cisco
8 10 (21.28%) SAN
8 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (19.15%) Data Centre
9 9 (19.15%) Service Delivery
10 8 (17.02%) DNS
10 8 (17.02%) Linux
10 8 (17.02%) MS Office
10 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
11 7 (14.89%) High Availability
11 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
11 7 (14.89%) Office 365
11 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
11 7 (14.89%) EMC
11 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (14.89%) Finance
12 6 (12.77%) Firewall
12 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (12.77%) SSL

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 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.77%) Skype for Business
3 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.38%) IIS
5 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.13%) Apache
6 1 (2.13%) JBoss
6 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.02%) MS Office
3 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.26%) iTunes
2 2 (4.26%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) SAN
2 8 (17.02%) DNS
3 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
4 6 (12.77%) Firewall
4 6 (12.77%) SSL
5 5 (10.64%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (10.64%) DHCP
5 5 (10.64%) LAN
5 5 (10.64%) VPN
5 5 (10.64%) WAN
6 4 (8.51%) BGP
6 4 (8.51%) DWDM
6 4 (8.51%) EIGRP
6 4 (8.51%) HSRP
6 4 (8.51%) MPLS
6 4 (8.51%) OSPF
6 4 (8.51%) RIP
6 4 (8.51%) VoIP
6 4 (8.51%) VRRP
6 4 (8.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.26%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) Middleware
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) JSP
3 1 (2.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.26%) Clustering
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.26%) iPad
2 2 (4.26%) iPhone
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) PKI
2 2 (4.26%) Replication
2 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.13%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 25 (53.19%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Windows Server
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (17.02%) Linux
5 6 (12.77%) AIX
5 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
5 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.51%) Unix
8 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.26%) Windows Phone
9 1 (2.13%) Debian
9 1 (2.13%) HPUX
9 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.13%) Solaris
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) ITIL
2 9 (19.15%) Service Delivery
3 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (14.89%) High Availability
4 5 (10.64%) Data Protection
4 5 (10.64%) Network Design
5 4 (8.51%) Network Management
5 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Data Management
6 3 (6.38%) DevOps
7 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.26%) ERP
7 2 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.26%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.26%) Project Management
7 2 (4.26%) Server Building
7 2 (4.26%) Ticket Management
7 2 (4.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.77%) SQL
3 3 (6.38%) C#
3 3 (6.38%) VB
4 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.26%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) Perl
5 1 (2.13%) Korn
5 1 (2.13%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) CCNP
2 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.38%) RHCE
4 2 (4.26%) CCNA
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.26%) MCSA
4 2 (4.26%) MCSE
4 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) CCA
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.13%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.26%) KVM
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.13%) Firmware
6 1 (2.13%) Postfix
6 1 (2.13%) vSphere
6 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (12.77%) SCCM
1 6 (12.77%) SCOM
2 5 (10.64%) NetBackup
3 4 (8.51%) HP NNM
4 3 (6.38%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.26%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (4.26%) Puppet
5 2 (4.26%) Simpana
5 2 (4.26%) WSUS
6 1 (2.13%) Ansible
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.13%) SCSM
6 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (2.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 18 (38.30%) VMware
3 15 (31.91%) Citrix
4 11 (23.40%) HP
5 10 (21.28%) Cisco
6 7 (14.89%) EMC
7 5 (10.64%) Juniper
7 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
7 5 (10.64%) Symantec
8 4 (8.51%) F5
9 3 (6.38%) Oracle
9 3 (6.38%) Veeam
9 3 (6.38%) Xamarin
10 2 (4.26%) Apple
10 2 (4.26%) arcserve
10 2 (4.26%) Clearswift
10 2 (4.26%) Compaq
10 2 (4.26%) Intel Security
10 2 (4.26%) Lotus
10 2 (4.26%) Nokia
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