The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3rd Line Server Support in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Server Support
Rank 842 822 818
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Support 34 44 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.043% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.046% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 44
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £36,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +12.30%
3rd Line Server Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100964 96111 101551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83367 80755 87205
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,520 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

3rd Line Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

3rd Line Server Support
Salary Trend in England

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

3rd Line Server Support Salary Trend in England

3rd Line Server Support
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Support across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

3rd Line Server Support Salary Histogram in England

3rd Line Server Support
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Support within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
South East -10 14 £41,500 +10.66% 1
London +4 7 £42,000 -6.66% 1
East Midlands +6 4 £27,500 -21.42%
West Midlands -18 2 £24,250 -36.18%
East of England -20 2 - -
Yorkshire -44 2 £27,500 -
North West - 2 £30,750 - 1
South West - 1 £28,500 - 1
3rd Line Server Support
UK

3rd Line Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited 3rd Line Server 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 Server Support in their job title.

1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (83.52%) Microsoft
3 71 (78.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (72.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 64 (70.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 63 (69.23%) VMware
7 60 (65.93%) MS Excel
8 57 (62.64%) Active Directory
9 45 (49.45%) ITIL
10 44 (48.35%) MCITP
11 43 (47.25%) Citrix
12 42 (46.15%) MCSE
12 42 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 39 (42.86%) Firewall
14 38 (41.76%) DNS
15 36 (39.56%) MS Exchange
16 30 (32.97%) SCCM
17 29 (31.87%) Analytical Skills
18 28 (30.77%) Clustering
19 27 (29.67%) Exchange Server 2007
19 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2012
20 25 (27.47%) Exchange Server 2010
20 25 (27.47%) Cisco
20 25 (27.47%) SAN
21 24 (26.37%) Finance
22 20 (21.98%) MCSA
23 19 (20.88%) SQL
24 18 (19.78%) XenApp
25 17 (18.68%) Backup Exec
26 16 (17.58%) Exchange Server 2003

3rd Line Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited 3rd Line Server 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 Server Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (39.56%) MS Exchange
2 27 (29.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 25 (27.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (17.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (9.89%) IIS
7 8 (8.79%) Lync
8 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.20%) WorkSite
10 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 60 (65.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (42.86%) Firewall
2 38 (41.76%) DNS
3 25 (27.47%) SAN
4 15 (16.48%) WAN
5 14 (15.38%) LAN
5 14 (15.38%) Network Security
6 12 (13.19%) DHCP
7 8 (8.79%) VPN
8 7 (7.69%) VLAN
9 6 (6.59%) MPLS
9 6 (6.59%) ISDN
9 6 (6.59%) TCP/IP
9 6 (6.59%) PBX
9 6 (6.59%) VoIP
10 2 (2.20%) NAS
11 1 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.10%) Wireless
11 1 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.89%) SQL Server 2000
2 9 (9.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (9.89%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 24 (26.37%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.59%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) Law
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) COM
1 1 (1.10%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (31.87%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (30.77%) Clustering
3 6 (6.59%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.49%) Replication
5 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (78.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (72.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.99%) Linux
6 8 (8.79%) Windows 2000
6 8 (8.79%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.30%) UNIX
9 2 (2.20%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (49.45%) ITIL
2 13 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 8 (8.79%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
4 6 (6.59%) Coaching
4 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2
4 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce
4 6 (6.59%) Project Management
5 4 (4.40%) Service Management
6 2 (2.20%) Migration
6 2 (2.20%) Document Management
7 1 (1.10%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (1.10%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.10%) ITIL V2
7 1 (1.10%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.10%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.10%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.10%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.10%) Change Management
7 1 (1.10%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.88%) SQL
2 6 (6.59%) C
3 2 (2.20%) VBScript
3 2 (2.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (70.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (48.35%) MCITP
3 42 (46.15%) MCSE
4 20 (21.98%) MCSA
5 14 (15.38%) Degree
6 8 (8.79%) MCTS
6 8 (8.79%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (7.69%) CCA
7 7 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (3.30%) A+ Certification
8 3 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.30%) MCDST
9 2 (2.20%) MCP
10 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 57 (62.64%) Active Directory
2 42 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (19.78%) XenApp
4 16 (17.58%) vSphere
5 14 (15.38%) VMware ESX
6 11 (12.09%) Hyper-V
7 9 (9.89%) XenDesktop
8 7 (7.69%) Terminal Services
9 6 (6.59%) XenServer
10 5 (5.49%) vCloud
11 4 (4.40%) VMware Server
12 2 (2.20%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (1.10%) Xen
13 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (1.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (32.97%) SCCM
2 17 (18.68%) Backup Exec
3 13 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (8.79%) WSUS
4 8 (8.79%) SCOM
5 4 (4.40%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 76 (83.52%) Microsoft
2 63 (69.23%) VMware
3 43 (47.25%) Citrix
4 25 (27.47%) Cisco
5 15 (16.48%) Symantec
6 12 (13.19%) HP
7 9 (9.89%) Dell
8 6 (6.59%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.59%) Nimsoft
9 5 (5.49%) NetApp
10 4 (4.40%) Altiris
11 2 (2.20%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.20%) Interwoven
12 1 (1.10%) Juniper
12 1 (1.10%) Sophos
12 1 (1.10%) Websense
12 1 (1.10%) Acronis
12 1 (1.10%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.10%) AppSense
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