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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 62 69 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.41% 0.82% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.85% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 1
Average salary £45,000 £33,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% +24.52%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +3.07%
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
487 585 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.78% 95.59% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 359 455 220
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,442 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft