The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 30 April 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 55 67
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 10 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.78% 0.92% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 0.95% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00%  
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 Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 539 527 532
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 96.08% 97.41% 99.63%
Number of salaries quoted 463 443 406
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Watford

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support in Watford

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in Watford over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support in Watford

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

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

1 17 (89.47%) Windows
1 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) Firewall
2 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (84.21%) VPN
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
3 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
4 14 (73.68%) Skype for Business
4 14 (73.68%) Office 365
4 14 (73.68%) DNS
4 14 (73.68%) Linux
4 14 (73.68%) DHCP
4 14 (73.68%) ITIL
5 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
7 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (47.37%) MPLS
8 9 (47.37%) Terminal Services
8 9 (47.37%) ISDN
8 9 (47.37%) LAN
8 9 (47.37%) PBX
8 9 (47.37%) VoIP
8 9 (47.37%) WAN
8 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (47.37%) VLAN
8 9 (47.37%) Retail
8 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
8 9 (47.37%) VMware ESX
8 9 (47.37%) PaaS

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (73.68%) Skype for Business
2 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Office 365
2 9 (47.37%) PaaS
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (26.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) Firewall
1 16 (84.21%) VPN
2 14 (73.68%) DHCP
2 14 (73.68%) DNS
3 9 (47.37%) ISDN
3 9 (47.37%) LAN
3 9 (47.37%) MPLS
3 9 (47.37%) PBX
3 9 (47.37%) Remote Desktop
3 9 (47.37%) VLAN
3 9 (47.37%) VoIP
3 9 (47.37%) WAN
4 5 (26.32%) SAN
4 5 (26.32%) Unified Communications
5 4 (21.05%) Skype
6 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon RDS
General
1 9 (47.37%) Retail
2 4 (21.05%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 14 (73.68%) Linux
4 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (26.32%) Mac OS X
8 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Coaching
2 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
2 9 (47.37%) Mentoring
3 7 (36.84%) Business Continuity
4 5 (26.32%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
4 5 (26.32%) Web Filtering
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
5 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
1 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (47.37%) Terminal Services
2 9 (47.37%) VMware ESX
3 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
4 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Backup Exec
2 4 (21.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco
4 6 (31.58%) Citrix
5 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
5 5 (26.32%) Dell
5 5 (26.32%) HP
5 5 (26.32%) NetApp
5 5 (26.32%) Veeam
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Posted: 4 days ago
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