The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had 3rd Line Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Technician
Rank 912 945 986
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Technician 9 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.020% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.021% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 17
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £25,600 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,900 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.69%

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
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured 3rd Line Support Technician in the job title.

3rd Line Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3rd Line Support Technician
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Technician within the UK.

3rd Line Support Technician Salary Trend in the UK

3rd Line Support Technician
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Technician over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 within the UK.

3rd Line Support Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Support Technician
Top 17 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 Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 +35 9 £32,500 - 4
Liverpool - 3 - - 1
North West - 3 - - 2
Merseyside - 3 - - 1
East of England +31 2 £30,000 -40.00%
South East +29 1 £66,500 +104.61% 1
East Midlands +12 1 £37,500 +47.05%
Nottinghamshire +3 1 £37,500 +47.05%
Nottingham +3 1 £37,500 +47.05%
West Midlands -16 1 £23,000 -2.12%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £66,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £27,500 -
Essex - 1 £32,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £23,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £27,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 3rd Line Support Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 25 (62.50%) VMware
2 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
3 21 (52.50%) MS Exchange
4 15 (37.50%) Driving Licence
4 15 (37.50%) MS Office
4 15 (37.50%) VoIP
5 14 (35.00%) Citrix
5 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (35.00%) SQL
5 14 (35.00%) Windows
5 14 (35.00%) SAN
6 13 (32.50%) Progress
6 13 (32.50%) VBScript
6 13 (32.50%) Performance Improvement
6 13 (32.50%) Veeam
6 13 (32.50%) PowerShell
7 12 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
8 8 (20.00%) AS400
8 8 (20.00%) RPG
8 8 (20.00%) MQSeries
8 8 (20.00%) IBM
8 8 (20.00%) OS/400
8 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (20.00%) iSeries
8 8 (20.00%) WebSphere
8 8 (20.00%) High Availability
8 8 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
9 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V

3rd Line Support Technician 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 21 (52.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 8 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) VoIP
2 14 (35.00%) SAN
3 7 (17.50%) Firewall
4 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (7.50%) DHCP
6 3 (7.50%) DNS
6 3 (7.50%) VLAN
7 2 (5.00%) LAN
7 2 (5.00%) VPN
7 2 (5.00%) WAN
8 1 (2.50%) 3G
8 1 (2.50%) Broadband
8 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.50%) NAS
8 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.50%) CSS
1 1 (2.50%) CSS3
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Driving Licence
2 8 (20.00%) AS400
2 8 (20.00%) iSeries
3 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) iPhone
4 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (20.00%) OS/400
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.50%) Android
7 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Performance Improvement
2 12 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (20.00%) High Availability
3 8 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (7.50%) Information Security
4 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL
5 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.50%) Email Filtering
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.50%) Service Management
6 1 (2.50%) Time Management
6 1 (2.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 13 (32.50%) PowerShell
2 13 (32.50%) VBScript
3 8 (20.00%) RPG
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.00%) MCSE
3 3 (7.50%) MCITP
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.00%) Xen
6 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
1 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) VMware
2 14 (35.00%) Citrix
2 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (32.50%) Progress
3 13 (32.50%) Veeam
4 8 (20.00%) IBM
5 6 (15.00%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) Avaya
7 3 (7.50%) Cisco
7 3 (7.50%) Dell
7 3 (7.50%) SonicWALL
7 3 (7.50%) Sophos
8 2 (5.00%) Draytek
8 2 (5.00%) Meraki
8 2 (5.00%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.50%) Apple
9 1 (2.50%) Google
9 1 (2.50%) iManage
9 1 (2.50%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.50%) Symantec
West Sussex
Candidate Source
Salary: £23,000 - £28,000 per annum starting salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 26 days ago