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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Technician
Rank 890 958 951
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Technician 20 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.011% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.012% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 12
Median salary £30,000 £28,250 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.19% -5.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,750 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £28,250 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+6.19% -2.58%

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
94118 103558 110626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79197 85888 89230
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 August 2016 within the UK.

3rd Line Support Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Support Technician
Top 29 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 August 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 +43 20 £30,000 +5.26% 4
East of England +29 5 £28,250 -43.50% 1
West Midlands -4 5 £27,500 -1.78% 1
London - 4 £32,500 - 1
Birmingham -20 3 £24,000 -14.28%
Essex - 3 £30,250 -
Cheshire +28 2 £35,000 +12.90%
North West +14 2 £35,000 +12.90%
East Midlands - 2 £31,500 -
Nottingham - 2 £31,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £31,500 -
Wilmslow -3 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £28,000 -
Harlow - 1 £28,000 -
Bexleyheath - 1 £22,500 -
Doncaster - 1 £27,500 - 1
Stafford - 1 £21,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £28,500 -
Rugby - 1 £31,000 -
Worcester - 1 £31,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 - 1
Kent - 1 £30,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £21,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £31,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £31,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £27,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £28,500 -
South East - 1 £30,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 (86.21%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) MS Exchange
3 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
3 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
4 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
5 12 (41.38%) VMware
6 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
6 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (27.59%) Firewall
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
9 7 (24.14%) MCSE
9 7 (24.14%) SQL
9 7 (24.14%) HP
9 7 (24.14%) Office 365
10 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (20.69%) MCITP
10 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (17.24%) Sophos
12 4 (13.79%) VPN
12 4 (13.79%) DNS
12 4 (13.79%) Cisco
12 4 (13.79%) Citrix
12 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
12 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
13 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007

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 20 (68.97%) MS Exchange
2 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Office 365
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 4 (13.79%) VPN
3 3 (10.34%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (6.90%) SAN
4 2 (6.90%) VLAN
4 2 (6.90%) VoIP
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
1 2 (6.90%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.90%) Android
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.45%) Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
2 3 (10.34%) Information Security
2 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (24.14%) MCSE
3 6 (20.69%) MCITP
4 2 (6.90%) MCP
4 2 (6.90%) MCSA
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
3 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) VMware
3 7 (24.14%) HP
4 5 (17.24%) Sophos
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco
5 4 (13.79%) Citrix
6 3 (10.34%) Avaya
6 3 (10.34%) Dell
6 3 (10.34%) Kaspersky
6 3 (10.34%) SonicWALL
7 2 (6.90%) Symantec
7 2 (6.90%) Veeam
8 1 (3.45%) Apple
8 1 (3.45%) BT
8 1 (3.45%) Mitel
8 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Dillistone Systems
Salary: From £33,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Doncaster
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago