The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Technician
Rank 900 936 930
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Technician 30 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.018% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.019% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 24
Average salary £29,000 £27,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £35,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £27,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%

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
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

3rd Line Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 13 February 2016 within the UK.

3rd Line Support Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Support Technician
Top 26 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 Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +34 30 £29,000 +1.75% 1
Devon - 14 £29,000 -
South West - 14 £29,000 -
Plymouth - 13 £29,000 -
Midlands - 6 £52,000 -
East of England +8 5 £30,000 +22.44%
Hertfordshire - 4 £30,000 -
London +20 2 £42,500 +30.76%
South East 0 2 £30,750 +12.84%
City of London +66 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Yorkshire +11 1 £27,500 -8.33% 1
West Yorkshire +8 1 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Leeds +8 1 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Wakefield - 1 £27,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Reading - 1 £31,500 -
Exeter - 1 £25,000 -
Potters Bar - 1 £30,000 -
Harrogate - 1 £27,500 -
York - 1 £27,500 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £28,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £30,000 -
Bradford - 1 £27,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £31,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £28,000 -

3rd Line Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited 3rd Line Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 37 (71.15%) Active Directory
2 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 30 (57.69%) VMware
3 26 (50.00%) Citrix
4 24 (46.15%) Windows Server
5 23 (44.23%) MS Exchange
6 21 (40.38%) Driving Licence
7 20 (38.46%) MS Office
8 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
9 18 (34.62%) PowerShell
10 15 (28.85%) Windows 8
10 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (28.85%) VoIP
11 14 (26.92%) SAN
12 13 (25.00%) Progress
12 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 13 (25.00%) VBScript
12 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
12 13 (25.00%) Veeam
13 12 (23.08%) VPN
14 11 (21.15%) DHCP
14 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (21.15%) DNS
14 11 (21.15%) Firewall
15 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (17.31%) SQL
15 9 (17.31%) Windows XP
15 9 (17.31%) Cisco

3rd Line Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited 3rd Line Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (44.23%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (11.54%) MQSeries
4 6 (11.54%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.92%) IIS
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (38.46%) MS Office
2 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Office 365
2 8 (15.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) VoIP
2 14 (26.92%) SAN
3 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (23.08%) VPN
5 11 (21.15%) DHCP
5 11 (21.15%) DNS
5 11 (21.15%) Firewall
6 8 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (11.54%) LAN
7 6 (11.54%) WAN
8 3 (5.77%) IP Telephony
8 3 (5.77%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (5.77%) VLAN
9 2 (3.85%) 3G
10 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (40.38%) Driving Licence
2 7 (13.46%) Blackberry
3 6 (11.54%) AS400
3 6 (11.54%) iSeries
4 2 (3.85%) Clustering
4 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.85%) iPad
4 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 24 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 15 (28.85%) Windows 8
3 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (17.31%) Windows XP
7 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 6 (11.54%) OS/400
9 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.92%) Android
10 1 (1.92%) Linux
10 1 (1.92%) Unix
10 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
2 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (15.38%) ITIL
3 6 (11.54%) High Availability
3 6 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (5.77%) Application Packaging
4 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.85%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (1.92%) Change Management
6 1 (1.92%) Email Filtering
6 1 (1.92%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.92%) Server Building
6 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.92%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.92%) System Testing
6 1 (1.92%) Time Management
6 1 (1.92%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) PowerShell
2 13 (25.00%) VBScript
3 9 (17.31%) SQL
4 6 (11.54%) RPG
5 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (15.38%) MCSE
3 6 (11.54%) MCSA
4 5 (9.62%) MCITP
5 4 (7.69%) MCP
6 3 (5.77%) CCENT
6 3 (5.77%) CCNA
6 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (71.15%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.69%) XenApp
5 3 (5.77%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.92%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.92%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.92%) vSphere
7 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (57.69%) VMware
2 26 (50.00%) Citrix
3 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
4 13 (25.00%) Progress
4 13 (25.00%) Veeam
5 9 (17.31%) Cisco
6 8 (15.38%) Google
7 6 (11.54%) IBM
8 4 (7.69%) Wyse
9 2 (3.85%) Dell
9 2 (3.85%) HP
9 2 (3.85%) MobileIron
9 2 (3.85%) Symantec
10 1 (1.92%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.92%) iManage
10 1 (1.92%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.92%) Meraki
10 1 (1.92%) Mitel
10 1 (1.92%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.92%) WatchGuard
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