The first table below looks at the demand for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 22 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 Chester region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 38 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.40% 0.78% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
231 244 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 93.15% 95.31% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 163 159 163
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
3rd Line Support
Cheshire

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Chester

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Chester

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Site Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Site Server
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (25.00%) CCSA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Server
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint