The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support
South East / Berkshire
Rank 153 173 155
Rank change year-on-year +20 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 31 46 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.93% 0.93% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.98% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 28 34 46
Median salary £46,250 £39,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.58% -9.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £49,400 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.85% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3164 4679 5148
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.90% 94.64% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2575 3816 3820
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Berkshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support in Berkshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in Berkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support in Berkshire

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Reading +39 21 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Wokingham - 5 £35,000 -
Bracknell +7 2 £44,500 +11.25% 2
Slough +19 1 £37,500 +4.16%
3rd Line Support
South East

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 3rd Line Support 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 across the Berkshire region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 58 (86.57%) Windows
2 50 (74.63%) Active Directory
3 46 (68.66%) Windows Server
4 37 (55.22%) VMware
5 27 (40.30%) Hyper-V
6 25 (37.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (35.82%) NetApp
8 21 (31.34%) Office 365
8 21 (31.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
9 18 (26.87%) Veeam
10 17 (25.37%) MS Exchange
11 16 (23.88%) SAN
11 16 (23.88%) Backup Exec
12 15 (22.39%) SQL
13 14 (20.90%) DNS
14 13 (19.40%) SCCM
14 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
14 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (17.91%) LAN
15 12 (17.91%) WAN
15 12 (17.91%) Citrix
16 11 (16.42%) Linux
16 11 (16.42%) Clustering
16 11 (16.42%) Firewall
16 11 (16.42%) NAS
17 10 (14.93%) EMC
17 10 (14.93%) HP
17 10 (14.93%) Cisco

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 17 (25.37%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (31.34%) Office 365
2 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) SAN
2 14 (20.90%) DNS
3 12 (17.91%) LAN
3 12 (17.91%) WAN
4 11 (16.42%) Firewall
4 11 (16.42%) NAS
5 10 (14.93%) Internet
6 9 (13.43%) DHCP
7 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.48%) Network Security
8 3 (4.48%) VLAN
9 2 (2.99%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) DB2
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.99%) Informix
3 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.49%) Big Data
4 1 (1.49%) InfluxDB
4 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 2 (2.99%) Legal
2 1 (1.49%) Advertising
2 1 (1.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Clustering
2 9 (13.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.48%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) PKI
5 2 (2.99%) Replication
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 58 (86.57%) Windows
2 46 (68.66%) Windows Server
3 21 (31.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
5 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (16.42%) Linux
7 3 (4.48%) AIX
7 3 (4.48%) CentOS
7 3 (4.48%) Debian
7 3 (4.48%) HPUX
7 3 (4.48%) Solaris
7 3 (4.48%) Unix
8 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.99%) SUSE
9 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.45%) Presales
1 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
1 7 (10.45%) Virtual Environments
2 6 (8.96%) Data Management
2 6 (8.96%) Data Protection
3 5 (7.46%) Migration
4 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (5.97%) ITIL
4 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
4 4 (5.97%) Time Management
5 3 (4.48%) Server Building
6 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.99%) Analytics
6 2 (2.99%) Build Automation
6 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.99%) Information Management
6 2 (2.99%) Microservices
7 1 (1.49%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (1.49%) Network Design
7 1 (1.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.99%) Java
3 2 (2.99%) Python
4 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.43%) MCSE
3 8 (11.94%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (11.94%) MCSA
4 7 (10.45%) CCNA
5 3 (4.48%) CISSP
5 3 (4.48%) NCDA
6 2 (2.99%) CEH
6 2 (2.99%) GCIA
6 2 (2.99%) GCIH
6 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.49%) CISA
7 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.49%) Degree
7 1 (1.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
2 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.48%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 50 (74.63%) Active Directory
2 27 (40.30%) Hyper-V
3 25 (37.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.99%) XenApp
5 1 (1.49%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.49%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.49%) vSphere
5 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (23.88%) Backup Exec
2 13 (19.40%) SCCM
3 6 (8.96%) NetBackup
4 5 (7.46%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (5.97%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.99%) Ansible
6 2 (2.99%) Grafana
6 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.99%) PaperCut
6 2 (2.99%) Puppet
6 2 (2.99%) SafeCom
6 2 (2.99%) WSUS
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.49%) Nessus
7 1 (1.49%) vMotion
Vendors
1 37 (55.22%) VMware
2 24 (35.82%) NetApp
3 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
3 18 (26.87%) Veeam
4 12 (17.91%) Citrix
5 10 (14.93%) Cisco
5 10 (14.93%) EMC
5 10 (14.93%) HP
6 9 (13.43%) Veritas
7 8 (11.94%) CommVault
8 7 (10.45%) arcserve
9 4 (5.97%) Dell
9 4 (5.97%) EqualLogic
10 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.48%) IBM
10 3 (4.48%) Oracle
10 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.48%) Sybase
10 3 (4.48%) Synology
11 2 (2.99%) Equitrac
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