The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Technician was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies 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 Technician
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 863 920 948
Rank change year-on-year +57 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Technician 11 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.015% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.016% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 15
Median salary £50,000 £28,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +75.43% -12.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £28,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +75.43% -12.30%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 284135 352965 396755
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

3rd Line Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Technician in the UK

3rd Line Support Technician
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support Technician in the UK

3rd Line Support Technician
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support Technician in the UK

3rd Line Support Technician
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +45 11 £50,000 +75.43% 2
UK excluding London +31 11 £50,000 +75.43% 2
East of England -7 7 £50,000 +75.43% 1
North of England -8 3 £22,500 - 1
South West - 1 £30,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 3rd Line Support Technician 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 featuring 3rd Line Support Technician in the job title.

1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 15 (68.18%) Windows
3 15 (68.18%) VMware
4 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
4 14 (63.64%) Cisco
5 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
6 12 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (45.45%) XenApp
7 10 (45.45%) Citrix
7 10 (45.45%) LAN
7 10 (45.45%) WAN
7 10 (45.45%) Server Building
8 9 (40.91%) Server Virtualisation
8 9 (40.91%) Software Deployment
8 9 (40.91%) SAN
8 9 (40.91%) Change Management
8 9 (40.91%) vSphere
9 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (27.27%) SLA
11 5 (22.73%) HP
11 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
12 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
13 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
13 3 (13.64%) DHCP
13 3 (13.64%) DNS

3rd Line Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) LAN
1 10 (45.45%) WAN
2 9 (40.91%) SAN
3 3 (13.64%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
General
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (45.45%) Server Building
3 9 (40.91%) Change Management
3 9 (40.91%) Server Virtualisation
3 9 (40.91%) Software Deployment
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Presales
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) A+ Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCITP
2 2 (9.09%) MCSA
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (45.45%) XenApp
4 9 (40.91%) vSphere
5 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.55%) VirtualBox
6 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) VMware
3 14 (63.64%) Cisco
4 10 (45.45%) Citrix
5 5 (22.73%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) Draytek
6 2 (9.09%) SonicWALL
North West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Training + Development
Posted: 5 days ago
Billericay
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago