The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 62 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 13 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.19% 0.31% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 0.33% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 6
Average salary £42,500 £26,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.37% -44.21%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
574 303 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.63% 95.28% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 416 228 232
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
3rd Line Support
Hertfordshire

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Watford region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Watford

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) VMware
3 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
6 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
7 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (37.50%) VMware ESX
8 6 (37.50%) ITIL
8 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
9 5 (31.25%) DHCP
9 5 (31.25%) DNS
9 5 (31.25%) Terminal Services
9 5 (31.25%) Retail
10 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (25.00%) Finance
10 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
10 4 (25.00%) VLAN
10 4 (25.00%) Degree
10 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
10 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 4 (25.00%) MPLS
10 4 (25.00%) Firewall
10 4 (25.00%) CCNA
10 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
10 4 (25.00%) VPN
10 4 (25.00%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (25.00%) Lync
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.25%) IIS
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DHCP
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) VLAN
2 4 (25.00%) MPLS
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) VPN
2 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) ISDN
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) PBX
2 4 (25.00%) VoIP
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) COM
1 1 (6.25%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
3 2 (12.50%) QMS
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) C
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
1 4 (25.00%) CCNA
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (25.00%) MCP
2 2 (12.50%) MCITP
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) CCA
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) VMware ESX
4 5 (31.25%) Terminal Services
5 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
6 1 (6.25%) XenApp
6 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) WMI
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) Dell
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) Amdocs
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco