The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Specialist was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 June 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 Specialist
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 611 641 661
Rank change year-on-year +30 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Specialist 3 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.008% 0.017% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.018% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 14
Median salary £42,500 £57,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.08% +64.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £43,200 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary - £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 34605 38566 43117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.94% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28096 33532 36409
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
5 2 (25.00%) SLA
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) ITSM
5 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
5 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (12.50%) Office 365
6 1 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) IaaS
6 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
6 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (12.50%) Security Patching

3rd Line Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) VPLS
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) CRM
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (25.00%) ITSM
1 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos