The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Lancashire region that had 2nd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support
North West / Lancashire
Rank 54 46 59
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 5 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.10% 1.42% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.50% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 3
Median salary £23,500 £25,266 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.98% +1.06%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
447 333 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.46% 94.33% 98.59%
Number of salaries quoted 409 283 429
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region that featured 2nd Line Support in the job title.

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

2nd Line Support
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

2nd Line Support Salary Trend in Lancashire

2nd Line Support
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley +3 2 £25,250 +26.25% 1
Blackburn +2 2 £18,000 -28.75%
Lancaster - 1 £23,500 -
2nd Line Support
North West

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 2nd Line Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) ISA Server
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Lotus
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) SMTP
4 2 (28.57%) FTP
4 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) FTP
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
1 2 (28.57%) Threat Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) ISA Server
2 2 (28.57%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) Lotus
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