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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 117 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 5 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.27% 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 £27,500 £34,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.11% +6.25%
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
1743 1534 1495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.66% 94.81% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1357 1301
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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 30 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 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (60.00%) VMware
4 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (55.00%) MCSE
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (50.00%) Cisco
5 10 (50.00%) Firewall
6 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (40.00%) SQL
7 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (30.00%) CCNA
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
9 5 (25.00%) vSphere
9 5 (25.00%) MCSA
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (25.00%) MCP
9 5 (25.00%) Degree
10 4 (20.00%) Blackberry
10 4 (20.00%) LAN
10 4 (20.00%) WAN
10 4 (20.00%) Citrix
10 4 (20.00%) SAN
10 4 (20.00%) CCNP
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle
11 3 (15.00%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) LAN
2 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) Wireless
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.00%) DHCP
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Ajax
2 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.00%) Network Design
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (55.00%) MCSE
3 6 (30.00%) CCNA
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (25.00%) MCSA
4 5 (25.00%) MCP
4 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (20.00%) CCNP
6 3 (15.00%) MCTS
7 2 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (25.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
1 3 (15.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (5.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (5.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) Genesys
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago