The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 80 85 91
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 7 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.81% 0.96% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.01% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 9
Median salary £31,500 £28,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -36.66%  
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 Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 830 989 1139
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.51% 94.82% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 671 776 867
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Milton Keynes

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support in Milton Keynes

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

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 Milton Keynes region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 13 (81.25%) SLA
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) Windows
4 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco
6 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
7 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (37.50%) SQL
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 5 (31.25%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (31.25%) Thin Client
8 5 (31.25%) Fat Client
9 4 (25.00%) VMware
9 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (25.00%) VMware Server
9 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (25.00%) Change Control
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
10 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
10 3 (18.75%) Automotive

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) SAS
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (18.75%) Automotive
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Fat Client
1 5 (31.25%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
2 4 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 4 (25.00%) Change Control
2 4 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (81.25%) SLA
2 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Server
4 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) Gemalto
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper