The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3rd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 48 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 0.85% 0.30% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.32% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £34,500 £30,000 £28,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £30,000 £23,040
10% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £30,000 £34,560
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,373
% change year-on-year
- +4.87%
3rd Line Support
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford 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
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
344 314 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 96.90% 95.15% 94.21%
Number of salaries quoted 252 240 280
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Bradford

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford region that cited 3rd 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 3rd Line Support in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) Veeam
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford region that cited 3rd 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 3rd Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco