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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 159 154 175
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 28 37 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.76% 0.92% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.97% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 17
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £28,800 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £34,024
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
3542 3825 3923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.57% 94.94% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2883 3184 3393
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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
Bury - 3 £27,500 - 1
Stockport - 2 £40,000 -
Oldham +4 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 £29,000 - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £27,500 -
Bolton - 1 £25,000 -
3rd Line Support
North West

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 70 (81.40%) VMware
2 69 (80.23%) Windows
3 66 (76.74%) Microsoft
4 48 (55.81%) Active Directory
5 41 (47.67%) MS Excel
5 41 (47.67%) MS Exchange
6 39 (45.35%) SAN
7 36 (41.86%) Hyper-V
8 34 (39.53%) HP
8 34 (39.53%) Citrix
9 33 (38.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 32 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 31 (36.05%) Firewall
11 31 (36.05%) ITIL
12 27 (31.40%) SharePoint
13 26 (30.23%) Cisco
13 26 (30.23%) MCSE
13 26 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
14 25 (29.07%) NetApp
14 25 (29.07%) Windows Server 2012
15 23 (26.74%) DNS
15 23 (26.74%) DHCP
16 20 (23.26%) IIS
16 20 (23.26%) Windows 8
17 19 (22.09%) SQL Server
17 19 (22.09%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (20.93%) Windows 7
19 16 (18.60%) vSphere
19 16 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2010
20 15 (17.44%) 3PAR

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 41 (47.67%) MS Exchange
2 27 (31.40%) SharePoint
3 20 (23.26%) IIS
4 16 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (8.14%) Lync
5 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 41 (47.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 39 (45.35%) SAN
2 31 (36.05%) Firewall
3 23 (26.74%) DHCP
3 23 (26.74%) DNS
4 14 (16.28%) LAN
4 14 (16.28%) VPN
5 13 (15.12%) WAN
6 11 (12.79%) TCP/IP
6 11 (12.79%) NAS
6 11 (12.79%) Wireless
7 3 (3.49%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.33%) VoIP
9 1 (1.16%) Internet
9 1 (1.16%) MPLS
9 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.16%) VLAN
9 1 (1.16%) Network Security
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (12.79%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) Web Services
2 2 (2.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.79%) Clustering
3 2 (2.33%) SecurID
3 2 (2.33%) Replication
3 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.16%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 69 (80.23%) Windows
2 26 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (29.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (23.26%) Windows 8
5 19 (22.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (20.93%) Windows 7
7 11 (12.79%) Linux
8 8 (9.30%) UNIX
9 6 (6.98%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.49%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.33%) Solaris
11 2 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.05%) ITIL
2 11 (12.79%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (11.63%) Service Management
3 10 (11.63%) Business Continuity
4 7 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.98%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.65%) Coaching
8 3 (3.49%) Project Management
8 3 (3.49%) Change Management
9 2 (2.33%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.33%) PRINCE
9 2 (2.33%) ITIL V2
9 2 (2.33%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.33%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.33%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (1.16%) Line Management
10 1 (1.16%) Release Management
10 1 (1.16%) Time Management
10 1 (1.16%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.95%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.47%) SQL
3 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (38.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (30.23%) MCSE
3 11 (12.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (11.63%) MCSA
5 9 (10.47%) NCDA
6 8 (9.30%) MCITP
7 7 (8.14%) CCNA
7 7 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (6.98%) MCP
8 6 (6.98%) NCIE
8 6 (6.98%) VCAP
9 5 (5.81%) MCTS
9 5 (5.81%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (3.49%) CCA
12 2 (2.33%) CCNP
12 2 (2.33%) CCAA
13 1 (1.16%) CCEA
13 1 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (55.81%) Active Directory
2 36 (41.86%) Hyper-V
3 32 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (18.60%) vSphere
5 14 (16.28%) XenDesktop
6 10 (11.63%) XenApp
6 10 (11.63%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.49%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (17.44%) SCCM
2 9 (10.47%) Backup Exec
3 7 (8.14%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.81%) SCOM
5 2 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.33%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.33%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (1.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 70 (81.40%) VMware
2 66 (76.74%) Microsoft
3 34 (39.53%) HP
3 34 (39.53%) Citrix
4 26 (30.23%) Cisco
5 25 (29.07%) NetApp
6 15 (17.44%) 3PAR
7 10 (11.63%) Meraki
8 8 (9.30%) Wyse
8 8 (9.30%) CheckPoint
8 8 (9.30%) Symantec
9 3 (3.49%) EMC
10 2 (2.33%) Oracle
10 2 (2.33%) Dell
10 2 (2.33%) McAfee
10 2 (2.33%) Juniper
10 2 (2.33%) CA
10 2 (2.33%) MobileIron
10 2 (2.33%) AppSense
11 1 (1.16%) WatchGuard
Bury, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham
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Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Greater Manchester
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Posted: 27 days ago