The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 67 71 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 5 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.73% 0.44% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.45% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 10
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £30,800 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £36,800 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +3.07%
3rd Line Support
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
655 665 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.76% 97.22% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 537 551 487
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Cardiff

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Cardiff

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (94.74%) Finance
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
3 17 (89.47%) HTTP
3 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 17 (89.47%) OS/400
3 17 (89.47%) IBM
3 17 (89.47%) AS400
3 17 (89.47%) IBM HTTP Server
3 17 (89.47%) WebSphere
3 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (84.21%) VCP5
4 16 (84.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.53%) DHCP
5 2 (10.53%) DNS
5 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) XenApp
6 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 17 (89.47%) IBM HTTP Server
1 17 (89.47%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) HTTP
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (94.74%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 17 (89.47%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 17 (89.47%) OS/400
3 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) VCP5
1 16 (84.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
3 17 (89.47%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago