The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had 3rd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 151 162 149
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 30 23 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.87% 0.69% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.71% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 39
Median salary £35,000 £29,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.64% -14.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £38,204
UK excluding London median salary £34,143 £36,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-5.15% +5.88%
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
3372 3246 3878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.80% 96.72% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2901 2703 3177
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title.

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 26 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheadle - 1 £35,000 -
Wigan - 1 £26,500 -
3rd Line Support
North West

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 3rd 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 Manchester region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 38 (67.86%) Windows
2 37 (66.07%) Active Directory
3 32 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 28 (50.00%) VMware
5 21 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 21 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 20 (35.71%) Windows Server
7 19 (33.93%) Citrix
8 18 (32.14%) VPN
8 18 (32.14%) Firewall
9 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
9 17 (30.36%) SCCM
10 16 (28.57%) PowerShell
11 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (25.00%) MCSA
12 14 (25.00%) DNS
12 14 (25.00%) Cisco
12 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (23.21%) Finance
13 13 (23.21%) Legal
13 13 (23.21%) vSphere
13 13 (23.21%) iManage
14 12 (21.43%) Expense Management
14 12 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (21.43%) Software Deployment
14 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (21.43%) Blackberry
14 12 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 12 (21.43%) Interwoven

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 21 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 12 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (21.43%) CMS
3 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (21.43%) MS Office
2 12 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) Firewall
1 18 (32.14%) VPN
2 14 (25.00%) DNS
3 12 (21.43%) DHCP
3 12 (21.43%) LAN
4 8 (14.29%) WAN
5 7 (12.50%) SAN
6 6 (10.71%) BGP
6 6 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (10.71%) MPLS
6 6 (10.71%) OSPF
6 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
7 4 (7.14%) Ethernet
7 4 (7.14%) IPv4
7 4 (7.14%) NAS
8 3 (5.36%) VoIP
9 2 (3.57%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.79%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
1 13 (23.21%) Legal
2 7 (12.50%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (21.43%) Blackberry
1 12 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.14%) Clustering
2 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (1.79%) BYOD
3 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.79%) Life Science
3 1 (1.79%) Replication
3 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (67.86%) Windows
2 20 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 6 (10.71%) Linux
7 5 (8.93%) Mac OS X
8 4 (7.14%) CentOS
9 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.79%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Document Management
1 12 (21.43%) Expense Management
1 12 (21.43%) Software Deployment
1 12 (21.43%) Workflow
2 11 (19.64%) ITIL
3 8 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 7 (12.50%) Time Management
5 4 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (7.14%) Project Management
5 4 (7.14%) Service Management
5 4 (7.14%) Web Filtering
6 3 (5.36%) Migration
7 2 (3.57%) Change Management
7 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.57%) DevOps
7 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.79%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.79%) Change Control
8 1 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.79%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 12 (21.43%) VBScript
3 4 (7.14%) SQL
4 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.57%) Perl
4 2 (3.57%) Python
4 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (25.00%) MCSA
3 12 (21.43%) Degree
3 12 (21.43%) MCT
4 6 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (8.93%) CCNA
6 3 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.57%) CCA
7 2 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.57%) MCSE
7 2 (3.57%) NCDA
7 2 (3.57%) RHCE
7 2 (3.57%) RHCT
8 1 (1.79%) CCIE
8 1 (1.79%) CCNP
8 1 (1.79%) CCSE
8 1 (1.79%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (66.07%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.21%) vSphere
3 12 (21.43%) Terminal Server
4 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 6 (10.71%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (30.36%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) SCOM
2 2 (3.57%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 28 (50.00%) VMware
3 19 (33.93%) Citrix
4 14 (25.00%) Cisco
5 13 (23.21%) iManage
6 12 (21.43%) Interwoven
7 8 (14.29%) F5
8 7 (12.50%) MobileIron
9 6 (10.71%) NetApp
10 5 (8.93%) HP
11 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.79%) Dell
12 1 (1.79%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.79%) Sophos
12 1 (1.79%) Symantec
12 1 (1.79%) Veeam
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