Period
to 22 July 2019

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

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 > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 176 136
Rank change year-on-year +59 -40 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 21 9 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.07% 0.30% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.30% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 28
Oxfordshire median annual salary £38,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.92% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £31,775 £27,400 £22,625
90th Percentile £43,750 £36,000 £37,500
South East median annual salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +17.14% - -6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1,899 2,983 2,720
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 98.19% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,594 2,677 2,339
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.95% -2.22%
10th Percentile £28,141 £28,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Oxfordshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support in Oxfordshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support in Oxfordshire

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2019. 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
Oxford +42 12 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Banbury - 5 £33,050 -
Abingdon - 4 £38,000 -
3rd Line Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 3rd Line Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Citrix
3 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 11 (52.38%) PowerShell
5 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
6 9 (42.86%) SCCM
6 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 8 (38.10%) VMware
7 8 (38.10%) Office 365
8 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
9 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
9 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
9 6 (28.57%) Finance
9 6 (28.57%) IaaS
9 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Cloud
9 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
9 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (28.57%) Application Virtualisation
9 6 (28.57%) Cloud Operations
9 6 (28.57%) PaaS
10 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
10 5 (23.81%) Security Patching
10 5 (23.81%) Fat Client
10 5 (23.81%) Banking
10 5 (23.81%) Retail

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Office 365
2 6 (28.57%) IaaS
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) LAN
1 5 (23.81%) WAN
2 3 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MSI
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
2 5 (23.81%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Cloud
2 5 (23.81%) Fat Client
2 5 (23.81%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 4 (19.05%) Mac OS X
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Application Virtualisation
1 6 (28.57%) Cloud Operations
1 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 5 (23.81%) Application Packaging
2 5 (23.81%) Asset Management
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Security Patching
3 4 (19.05%) Email Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) Fintech
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
3 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
5 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Citrix
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) Dell
4 4 (19.05%) HP