The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 155 160 155
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 37 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.96% 0.81% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.86% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 22
Average salary £31,750 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £29,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £41,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
3rd Line Support
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3685 3859 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.79% 95.03% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3093 3186 3184
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Manchester

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Manchester

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Bolton - 2 £25,250 -
Bury - 2 £27,500 -
Stockport - 2 £30,000 -
Altrincham +4 1 £37,500 +38.88%
3rd Line Support
North West

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 50 (90.91%) Windows
2 36 (65.45%) VMware
3 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
4 32 (58.18%) Active Directory
5 29 (52.73%) Citrix
6 27 (49.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (43.64%) MS Exchange
9 19 (34.55%) MCSE
10 17 (30.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (29.09%) MCITP
12 14 (25.45%) SAN
13 13 (23.64%) DNS
14 12 (21.82%) Cisco
14 12 (21.82%) SQL
14 12 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
15 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
15 11 (20.00%) NetApp
15 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (20.00%) Hyper-V
16 10 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
16 10 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (18.18%) Finance
16 10 (18.18%) Law
16 10 (18.18%) Retail
16 10 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
16 10 (18.18%) Line Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 24 (43.64%) MS Exchange
2 12 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (9.09%) IIS
6 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (7.27%) Lync
7 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.45%) SAN
2 13 (23.64%) DNS
3 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
3 8 (14.55%) DHCP
3 8 (14.55%) Firewall
4 7 (12.73%) NAS
5 6 (10.91%) LAN
5 6 (10.91%) WAN
6 5 (9.09%) FTP
7 4 (7.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (5.45%) VoIP
9 2 (3.64%) VPN
9 2 (3.64%) NetScaler
9 2 (3.64%) Internet
10 1 (1.82%) MPLS
10 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
1 10 (18.18%) Law
1 10 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Legal
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.09%) Clustering
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.45%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.82%) Replication
5 1 (1.82%) CCTV
5 1 (1.82%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 50 (90.91%) Windows
2 27 (49.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (30.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
6 6 (10.91%) Windows 8
7 5 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (7.27%) Linux
8 4 (7.27%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
1 10 (18.18%) Line Management
2 5 (9.09%) ITIL
2 5 (9.09%) Server Building
3 3 (5.45%) Time Management
3 3 (5.45%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
3 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
3 3 (5.45%) Coaching
3 3 (5.45%) ITIL V2
4 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.82%) Migration
5 1 (1.82%) Data Management
5 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.82%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.82%) Service Management
5 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.82%) Change Management
5 1 (1.82%) Change Control
5 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (34.55%) MCSE
3 16 (29.09%) MCITP
4 10 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (16.36%) MCSA
6 8 (14.55%) NCDA
7 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (7.27%) MCTS
8 4 (7.27%) CCNA
8 4 (7.27%) CCA
8 4 (7.27%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (3.64%) MCP
9 2 (3.64%) VCAP
10 1 (1.82%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 32 (58.18%) Active Directory
2 25 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.73%) vSphere
5 6 (10.91%) XenApp
6 5 (9.09%) VMware Server
6 5 (9.09%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.82%) XenServer
7 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) SCCM
2 3 (5.45%) SCOM
2 3 (5.45%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (5.45%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.64%) XenMobile
3 2 (3.64%) SnapMirror
4 1 (1.82%) SnapVault
4 1 (1.82%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (65.45%) VMware
2 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
3 29 (52.73%) Citrix
4 12 (21.82%) Cisco
5 11 (20.00%) NetApp
6 4 (7.27%) IBM
6 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.45%) McAfee
7 3 (5.45%) SAP
7 3 (5.45%) Veeam
8 2 (3.64%) AppSense
8 2 (3.64%) HP
9 1 (1.82%) Lotus
9 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.82%) Symantec
9 1 (1.82%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.82%) Wyse
9 1 (1.82%) CommVault
9 1 (1.82%) 3PAR
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