The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Specialist was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Specialist
England / London
Rank 583 653 642
Rank change year-on-year +70 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Specialist 5 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.007% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.007% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 11
Median salary £60,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.84% -9.41%  
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £47,000 £32,125
% change year-on-year -6.38% +46.30%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32198 40075 40268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.13% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27217 34571 33828
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

3rd Line Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Specialist in London

3rd Line Support Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support Specialist in London

3rd Line Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Specialist in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support Specialist in London

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

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 3rd Line Support Specialist 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 London region featuring 3rd Line Support Specialist in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) SCCM
6 4 (33.33%) SLA
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (33.33%) Banking
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
7 3 (25.00%) Middleware
7 3 (25.00%) Remedy
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (25.00%) AIX
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (25.00%) Release Management
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
8 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
8 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (16.67%) MCSE
8 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 2 (16.67%) Sophos
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (8.33%) Symantec

3rd Line Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) EQXanite
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VPLS
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (8.33%) Back Office
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) AIX
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (16.67%) Sophos
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Misys
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Veritas
5 1 (8.33%) Xceptor