The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Specialist was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 30 March 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 140 -
Rank change year-on-year +38 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Specialist 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.24% 0.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Median salary £51,250 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.73% +48.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1215 1846 2309
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.43% 93.94% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1488 1574
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

3rd Line Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Specialist in Reading

3rd Line Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support Specialist in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Reading region featuring 3rd Line Support Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Veeam
2 2 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) arcserve
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Informix
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) CommVault
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec

3rd Line Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) Informix
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) HPUX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) SUSE
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Veeam
2 2 (66.67%) arcserve
2 2 (66.67%) CommVault
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft