The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 71 72 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 4 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.55% 0.29% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.29% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Average salary £28,750 £32,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.15% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £27,600 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,400 £30,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
3rd Line Support
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
693 682 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.12% 99.42% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 597 545 693
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Leicestershire

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
Leicester +3 2 £23,250 -38.00%
3rd Line Support
East Midlands

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) VBScript
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) Korn
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
5 1 (16.67%) SCOM
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Security
5 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Security
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Korn
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) VMware