The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2nd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support
Rank 41 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 4 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 1.44% 2.31% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 2.37% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 2
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £14,750 £25,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £33,600
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
2nd Line Support
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
265 465 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 95.67% 97.48% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 245 405 294
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,950 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support in the job title across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

2nd Line Support
Salary Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Bath region.

2nd Line Support Salary Trend in Bath

2nd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Bath region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

2nd Line Support Salary Histogram in Bath

2nd Line Support
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bath region that cited 2nd Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 2nd Line Support in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) vCloud
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

2nd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bath region that cited 2nd Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 2nd Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) IPsec
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
1 3 (60.00%) vCloud
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix