The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2nd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support
Rank 15 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 22 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 12.22% 3.53% -
As % of the Job Titles category 12.36% 3.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 0
Average salary £25,000 £23,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
2nd Line Support
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon 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
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
178 245 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 98.89% 96.08% 93.46%
Number of salaries quoted 160 202 283
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support in the job title across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

2nd Line Support
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Croydon region.

2nd Line Support Salary Trend in Croydon

2nd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon region that cited 2nd 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 2nd Line Support in their job title.

1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
3 19 (61.29%) Citrix
4 18 (58.06%) MS Office
5 15 (48.39%) VMware
6 14 (45.16%) SQL
7 13 (41.94%) ITIL
7 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
8 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
9 9 (29.03%) VoIP
10 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
10 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
12 6 (19.35%) .NET
12 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (16.13%) Terminal Server
13 5 (16.13%) Service Management
13 5 (16.13%) Degree
13 5 (16.13%) Oracle
13 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
13 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
13 5 (16.13%) Lync
14 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
14 4 (12.90%) Management Information System

2nd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon region that cited 2nd 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 2nd Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
2 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (16.13%) Lync
5 3 (9.68%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (58.06%) MS Office
2 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) VoIP
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) ADSL
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) CSS
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.45%) COM
4 1 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Replication
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
6 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Service Management
3 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) MCSE
3 2 (6.45%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.45%) MCITP
4 1 (3.23%) MCTS
4 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 19 (61.29%) Citrix
3 15 (48.39%) VMware
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) Apple
5 1 (3.23%) Remedy
Croydon, Surrey
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago