The first table below looks at the demand for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 116 114 95
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 5 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.28% 0.37% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.39% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 12
Average salary £31,500 £34,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1740 1539 1496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.03% 95.24% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1388 1366 1311
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
3rd Line Support
South West

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Bristol

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (57.89%) VMware
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 10 (52.63%) MCSE
5 9 (47.37%) Cisco
5 9 (47.37%) Firewall
6 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
7 7 (36.84%) SQL
8 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
9 5 (26.32%) vSphere
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (26.32%) Degree
9 5 (26.32%) MCSA
9 5 (26.32%) MCP
9 5 (26.32%) CCNA
10 4 (21.05%) CCNP
10 4 (21.05%) SAN
10 4 (21.05%) Oracle
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
11 3 (15.79%) Wireless
11 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (15.79%) Citrix
11 3 (15.79%) MCTS

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) Wireless
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) Ajax
2 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
2 2 (10.53%) CRM
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (52.63%) MCSE
3 5 (26.32%) MCSA
3 5 (26.32%) CCNA
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (26.32%) MCP
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) CCNP
5 3 (15.79%) MCTS
6 2 (10.53%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
4 5 (26.32%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
1 3 (15.79%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
2 1 (5.26%) SCDPM
2 1 (5.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) VMware
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
6 2 (10.53%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.26%) Apple
7 1 (5.26%) Avaya
7 1 (5.26%) Juniper
7 1 (5.26%) Genesys
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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