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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 95 117 123
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 25 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.42% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.36% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 4
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £22,825
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
1660 1659 1778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.48% 95.07% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1259 1220 1397
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,999 £51,350 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram 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 31 March 2015. 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 +19 10 £26,000 -16.80%
Runcorn - 9 - -
Wilmslow - 2 £32,500 - 1
Chester +14 1 £30,000 +11.11%
3rd Line Support
North West

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 33 (84.62%) Windows
1 33 (84.62%) VMware
2 29 (74.36%) Active Directory
3 28 (71.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (53.85%) MS Exchange
5 20 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (48.72%) DNS
7 18 (46.15%) Citrix
8 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
8 17 (43.59%) DHCP
8 17 (43.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (38.46%) VPN
10 13 (33.33%) Cisco
11 11 (28.21%) NetApp
12 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (25.64%) Firewall
12 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
12 10 (25.64%) LAN
12 10 (25.64%) VoIP
12 10 (25.64%) WAN
12 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (23.08%) XenApp
13 9 (23.08%) XenDesktop
13 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
13 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
14 7 (17.95%) Avaya
14 7 (17.95%) Windows XP
15 6 (15.38%) MS Office
15 6 (15.38%) MCSE
15 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 21 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 17 (43.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.56%) IIS
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) DNS
2 17 (43.59%) DHCP
3 15 (38.46%) VPN
4 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
4 10 (25.64%) LAN
4 10 (25.64%) VoIP
4 10 (25.64%) WAN
4 10 (25.64%) Firewall
5 5 (12.82%) Broadband
6 4 (10.26%) SAN
6 4 (10.26%) DMZ
6 4 (10.26%) VLAN
7 3 (7.69%) Wireless
8 2 (5.13%) Network Security
8 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
1 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
1 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (84.62%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (17.95%) Windows XP
5 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
2 4 (10.26%) Project Management
3 3 (7.69%) Security Management
4 2 (5.13%) Information Security
4 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.13%) Service Management
4 2 (5.13%) Information Security Management
4 2 (5.13%) Change Control
4 2 (5.13%) Software Deployment
4 2 (5.13%) DevOps
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL
5 1 (2.56%) Line Management
5 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) MCSE
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.82%) CCNA
2 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.26%) MCSA
3 4 (10.26%) MCP
3 4 (10.26%) MCITP
4 3 (7.69%) MCTS
5 2 (5.13%) CCNP
5 2 (5.13%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (74.36%) Active Directory
2 20 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (23.08%) XenApp
3 9 (23.08%) XenDesktop
4 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.26%) XenServer
6 2 (5.13%) vSphere
6 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (84.62%) VMware
2 18 (46.15%) Citrix
3 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
4 13 (33.33%) Cisco
5 11 (28.21%) NetApp
6 7 (17.95%) Avaya
7 5 (12.82%) HP
8 4 (10.26%) Juniper
9 3 (7.69%) Toshiba
9 3 (7.69%) BT
10 2 (5.13%) Leostream
10 2 (5.13%) Symantec
10 2 (5.13%) EMC
11 1 (2.56%) Dell
11 1 (2.56%) McAfee
11 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
Wilmslow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 25 days ago