The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 123 104 114
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 5 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% 0.82% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.87% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 20
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -5.79%
3rd Line Support
North West

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
1825 1492 2010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.54% 94.01% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1482 1221 1661
Average salary £35,154 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.44% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -20 3 £33,750 +17.39% 1
Chester -7 1 £35,000 -
Wilmslow -8 1 - - 1
3rd Line Support
North West

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 14 (63.64%) Windows
3 13 (59.09%) VMware
4 12 (54.55%) SQL
5 11 (50.00%) Citrix
6 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
8 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
8 8 (36.36%) IIS
9 7 (31.82%) ITIL
9 7 (31.82%) LAN
9 7 (31.82%) WAN
9 7 (31.82%) Firewall
9 7 (31.82%) Finance
9 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
10 6 (27.27%) CCNA
10 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (27.27%) Cisco
10 6 (27.27%) HP
10 6 (27.27%) MCSE
11 5 (22.73%) VPN
11 5 (22.73%) MCITP
12 4 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (36.36%) IIS
1 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) Site Server
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) LAN
1 7 (31.82%) WAN
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) VPN
3 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 2 (9.09%) UNIX
6 2 (9.09%) Android
6 2 (9.09%) Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.55%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Software Licensing
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Management
5 1 (4.55%) Security Management
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security
5 1 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) MCSE
2 6 (27.27%) CCNA
3 5 (22.73%) MCITP
4 4 (18.18%) MCSA
5 2 (9.09%) CCNP
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) CCA
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.55%) MCP
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.55%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
3 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (18.18%) XenApp
4 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (13.64%) VMware Server
6 1 (4.55%) ProxySG
6 1 (4.55%) Xen
6 1 (4.55%) MetaFrame
6 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (59.09%) VMware
3 11 (50.00%) Citrix
4 6 (27.27%) HP
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco
5 4 (18.18%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) Avaya
6 1 (4.55%) CA
6 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) Reuters
6 1 (4.55%) Bloomberg
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday