The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3rd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 73 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.16% 1.08% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 1.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
3rd Line Support
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
576 365 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.58% 98.38% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 429 283 319
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Watford region.

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Watford

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited 3rd Line Support 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 in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 12 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (53.33%) VMware ESX
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (46.67%) DHCP
5 7 (46.67%) DNS
5 7 (46.67%) Terminal Services
6 6 (40.00%) C
6 6 (40.00%) ITIL
6 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) MCSE
6 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (40.00%) ISDN
6 6 (40.00%) LAN
6 6 (40.00%) PBX
6 6 (40.00%) VoIP
6 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 6 (40.00%) VPN
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco
6 6 (40.00%) CCNP
6 6 (40.00%) CCNA
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited 3rd Line Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 12 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (40.00%) Lync
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) PaaS
2 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
1 7 (46.67%) DHCP
2 6 (40.00%) VPN
2 6 (40.00%) MPLS
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) VLAN
2 6 (40.00%) ISDN
2 6 (40.00%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) PBX
2 6 (40.00%) VoIP
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
1 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 6 (40.00%) Coaching
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CCNP
1 6 (40.00%) CCNA
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (40.00%) MCITP
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
1 6 (40.00%) MCSE
2 4 (26.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
1 13 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (53.33%) VMware ESX
3 7 (46.67%) Terminal Services
4 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint