The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support
Rank 89 96 88
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 3 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.30% 0.56% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.57% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 7
Median salary £42,500 £31,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £28,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £41,250 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 953 1050 1172
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.83% 97.13% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 723 814 942
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Essex

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support in Essex

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 23 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
Brentwood - 1 £45,000 -
3rd Line Support
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) NAS
5 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (20.00%) Multichannel Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Multichannel Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL