The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had 3rd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support
North West / Cheshire
Rank 79 90 102
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 8 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.80% 1.00% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.05% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 11
Median salary £29,250 £31,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £30,150 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £32,400 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
963 1238 1818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.69% 95.38% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 779 1072 1433
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £50,350
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title.

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Cheshire

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +4 4 £28,500 - 1
Warrington +7 1 £32,500 - 2
Wilmslow - 1 £30,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £25,000 -
Northwich - 1 £32,000 -
3rd Line Support
North West

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 3rd Line Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 17 (77.27%) Windows
1 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
5 8 (36.36%) VMware
5 8 (36.36%) MS Office
5 8 (36.36%) VoIP
6 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
6 7 (31.82%) Linux
7 6 (27.27%) Office 365
7 6 (27.27%) Android
7 6 (27.27%) Windows 8
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (27.27%) VLAN
8 5 (22.73%) Line 50
8 5 (22.73%) Asset Management
8 5 (22.73%) Firewall
8 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
8 5 (22.73%) SLA
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco
8 5 (22.73%) SAN
8 5 (22.73%) Siemens
8 5 (22.73%) Sage
8 5 (22.73%) Sage X3
8 5 (22.73%) Skype
8 5 (22.73%) OneDrive
8 5 (22.73%) PaperCut

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 5 (22.73%) Skype for Business
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (36.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Line 50
1 5 (22.73%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
2 5 (22.73%) OneDrive
3 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) VoIP
2 6 (27.27%) VLAN
3 5 (22.73%) Firewall
3 5 (22.73%) SAN
3 5 (22.73%) Skype
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (13.64%) VPN
6 2 (9.09%) Internet
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.55%) DHCP
7 1 (4.55%) DNS
7 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Power BI
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Billing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) EMC VNX
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) iSeries
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
4 6 (27.27%) Android
4 6 (27.27%) Windows 8
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (22.73%) Apple iOS
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Asset Management
2 3 (13.64%) Server Building
3 2 (9.09%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) vSphere
4 2 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (9.09%) XenApp
5 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) PaperCut
2 3 (13.64%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) MobiControl
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco
3 5 (22.73%) Sage
3 5 (22.73%) Siemens
4 4 (18.18%) IBM
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 4 (18.18%) Palo Alto
5 3 (13.64%) EMC
5 3 (13.64%) Kaspersky
5 3 (13.64%) Sophos
6 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (4.55%) Dell
7 1 (4.55%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
7 1 (4.55%) Motorola
7 1 (4.55%) SOTI
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