The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 108 115
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 14 25 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.09% 1.38% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.43% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 22
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.15% -5.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £27,250 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,500 £40,100
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.47% -4.28%  

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 1248 1751 2170
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 96.97% 96.63% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4379 7459 9255
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Reading

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support in Reading

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in Reading over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Reading region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 27 (77.14%) Windows Server
3 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 22 (62.86%) Veeam
5 20 (57.14%) Office 365
6 19 (54.29%) Backup Exec
7 16 (45.71%) Clustering
8 15 (42.86%) SCCM
8 15 (42.86%) SQL
9 14 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (37.14%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
11 12 (34.29%) Service Delivery
11 12 (34.29%) Service Delivery Management
12 11 (31.43%) Virtual Environments
12 11 (31.43%) NetApp
12 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
13 10 (28.57%) Internet
13 10 (28.57%) VMware
13 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
14 9 (25.71%) Veritas
14 9 (25.71%) EMC
15 8 (22.86%) HP
15 8 (22.86%) arcserve
16 7 (20.00%) CommVault
17 6 (17.14%) Time Management
17 6 (17.14%) DNS
17 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
18 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management

3rd Line Support 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 20 (57.14%) Office 365
2 14 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Internet
2 6 (17.14%) DNS
3 5 (14.29%) SAN
4 4 (11.43%) Firewall
5 2 (5.71%) NAS
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security
6 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.86%) VoIP
6 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) DB2
2 2 (5.71%) Informix
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Clustering
2 13 (37.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (8.57%) Virtual Team
5 2 (5.71%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (5.71%) Replication
6 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 27 (77.14%) Windows Server
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) Linux
5 2 (5.71%) AIX
5 2 (5.71%) HPUX
5 2 (5.71%) Solaris
5 2 (5.71%) SUSE
5 2 (5.71%) Unix
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Service Delivery
1 12 (34.29%) Service Delivery Management
2 11 (31.43%) Virtual Environments
3 6 (17.14%) Time Management
4 5 (14.29%) Data Management
4 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (11.43%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) CRM
6 3 (8.57%) Presales
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.57%) Product Management
6 3 (8.57%) Project Management
7 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.71%) Information Management
8 1 (2.86%) Migration
8 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.86%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C
2 3 (8.57%) C++
2 3 (8.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
1 3 (8.57%) PMP
2 2 (5.71%) MCSA
2 2 (5.71%) MCSE
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
3 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (54.29%) Backup Exec
2 15 (42.86%) SCCM
3 5 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (14.29%) NetBackup
4 3 (8.57%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Veeam
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (31.43%) NetApp
4 10 (28.57%) VMware
5 9 (25.71%) EMC
5 9 (25.71%) Veritas
6 8 (22.86%) arcserve
6 8 (22.86%) HP
7 7 (20.00%) CommVault
8 4 (11.43%) Dell
8 4 (11.43%) EqualLogic
9 2 (5.71%) Citrix
9 2 (5.71%) Oracle
9 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.71%) Sybase
9 2 (5.71%) Synology
10 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.86%) Cisco
10 1 (2.86%) Google
10 1 (2.86%) Lotus
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
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