The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 88 117 121
Rank change year-on-year +29 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 23 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.85% 1.23% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.32% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 9
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +19.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 1211 1823 2241
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.27% 93.73% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1472 1534
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 Reading

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

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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 39 (88.64%) Windows
2 34 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 34 (77.27%) Windows Server
3 23 (52.27%) VMware
3 23 (52.27%) NetApp
4 21 (47.73%) Hyper-V
5 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (38.64%) Veeam
7 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (36.36%) Backup Exec
7 16 (36.36%) Office 365
8 15 (34.09%) SAN
9 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
10 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
10 12 (27.27%) SQL
11 11 (25.00%) Clustering
11 11 (25.00%) NAS
11 11 (25.00%) SCCM
12 10 (22.73%) Internet
12 10 (22.73%) HP
13 9 (20.45%) EMC
13 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
13 9 (20.45%) Veritas
13 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (20.45%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (18.18%) CommVault
15 7 (15.91%) arcserve
15 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
15 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
15 7 (15.91%) Virtual Environments

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (36.36%) Office 365
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) SAN
2 11 (25.00%) NAS
3 10 (22.73%) Internet
4 6 (13.64%) DNS
4 6 (13.64%) Firewall
5 5 (11.36%) LAN
5 5 (11.36%) WAN
6 3 (6.82%) VLAN
7 2 (4.55%) DHCP
7 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.27%) Network Security
8 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) DB2
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Informix
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Clustering
2 9 (20.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.82%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) Replication
6 1 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (88.64%) Windows
2 34 (77.27%) Windows Server
3 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.09%) Linux
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.82%) AIX
6 3 (6.82%) HPUX
6 3 (6.82%) Solaris
6 3 (6.82%) Unix
7 2 (4.55%) SUSE
8 1 (2.27%) CentOS
8 1 (2.27%) Debian
8 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
1 7 (15.91%) Virtual Environments
2 6 (13.64%) Data Management
2 6 (13.64%) Data Protection
2 6 (13.64%) Presales
3 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (9.09%) ITIL
3 4 (9.09%) Time Management
4 2 (4.55%) Information Management
5 1 (2.27%) Change Control
5 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.27%) Migration
5 1 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) MCSE
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.82%) MCSA
2 3 (6.82%) NCDA
3 2 (4.55%) CCNA
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
2 3 (6.82%) ISO 9000
2 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 21 (47.73%) Hyper-V
3 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) Backup Exec
2 11 (25.00%) SCCM
3 6 (13.64%) NetBackup
4 5 (11.36%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) NetApp
1 23 (52.27%) VMware
2 17 (38.64%) Veeam
3 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 10 (22.73%) HP
5 9 (20.45%) EMC
5 9 (20.45%) Veritas
6 8 (18.18%) CommVault
7 7 (15.91%) arcserve
8 6 (13.64%) Cisco
9 5 (11.36%) Citrix
10 4 (9.09%) Dell
10 4 (9.09%) EqualLogic
11 3 (6.82%) IBM
11 3 (6.82%) Oracle
11 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
11 3 (6.82%) Sybase
11 3 (6.82%) Synology
12 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
12 1 (2.27%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Genesis Associates (UK) Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago