Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support was £29,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 19 November 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 123 153
Rank change year-on-year -10 +30 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 15 31 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.73% 1.27% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.32% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 16
West Sussex median annual salary £29,500 £46,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.87% +5.75% +16.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,750 £19,750
90th Percentile £35,000 £49,500 £47,500
South East median annual salary £35,000 £35,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year -2.10% -7.14% +6.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 1980 2352 2604
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 96.20% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1746 2155 2283
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £62,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in West Sussex

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support in West Sussex

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in West Sussex over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support in West Sussex

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +7 11 £31,000 -33.33%
Gatwick +16 1 £62,500 +38.89%
Haywards Heath - 1 £29,500 -
Billingshurst - 1 £26,000 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £27,500 -
3rd Line Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Sussex region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 14 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (53.33%) vSphere
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco
5 7 (46.67%) Firewall
6 6 (40.00%) Citrix
6 6 (40.00%) Driving Licence
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Unix
8 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (13.33%) MCSE
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (13.33%) SAN
8 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (13.33%) Information Security
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (6.67%) Skype
9 1 (6.67%) Aruba
9 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
9 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
9 1 (6.67%) Office 365
9 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (6.67%) Skype
3 1 (6.67%) SMS
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (13.33%) Information Security
2 1 (6.67%) BCP
2 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (6.67%) CRM
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (53.33%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Aruba
5 1 (6.67%) HP