Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

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

Third Line Support
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 154 169
Rank change year-on-year +14 +15 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 28 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.97% 0.81% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.84% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 20
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% -19.23% +20.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £29,625
90th Percentile £46,000 £43,250 £47,500
South East median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% -2.60% +10.00%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2804 3095 4346
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 96.99% 96.72% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2279 2514 3449
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Buckinghamshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support in Buckinghamshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support in Buckinghamshire

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +2 24 £32,500 +1.56% 4
High Wycombe +25 3 £28,000 -22.76%
3rd Line Support
South East

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 21 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 19 (67.86%) Windows 7
5 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
5 18 (64.29%) MS Exchange
6 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
7 13 (46.43%) SLA
7 13 (46.43%) SQL
8 12 (42.86%) Mentoring
9 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
11 8 (28.57%) Windows 10
11 8 (28.57%) Firewall
11 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
11 8 (28.57%) MCSE
11 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (25.00%) MCSA
12 7 (25.00%) WAN
12 7 (25.00%) VMware
12 7 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
13 6 (21.43%) Palo Alto
13 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (21.43%) Windows 8
13 6 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (21.43%) SCCM

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 18 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 6 (21.43%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.57%) CMS
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
5 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) WAN
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (21.43%) LAN
3 6 (21.43%) SAN
3 6 (21.43%) VoIP
4 3 (10.71%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.57%) DNS
6 1 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (67.86%) Windows 7
4 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
6 8 (28.57%) Windows 10
7 6 (21.43%) Mac OS X
7 6 (21.43%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 2 (7.14%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (7.14%) Coaching
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (3.57%) ITSM
3 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.57%) Logistics
3 1 (3.57%) Network Design
3 1 (3.57%) Network Management
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) MCSE
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.00%) MCSA
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) CCSE
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (46.43%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
3 7 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (21.43%) Avaya
4 6 (21.43%) Citrix
4 6 (21.43%) Palo Alto
5 2 (7.14%) F5
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper
5 2 (7.14%) Remedy
6 1 (3.57%) Aruba
6 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.57%) Gemalto
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Meraki
6 1 (3.57%) Ubiquiti
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + overtime + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
FCO Services
Salary: From £27,270 to £39,682 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago