The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 33 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.90% - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
3rd Line Support
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
203 223 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 91.86% 96.96% 99.44%
Number of salaries quoted 176 161 275
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,000 £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 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 27 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCSA
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CCSA
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint