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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 134 162 154
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 39 19 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.16% 0.58% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.60% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 37 16 37
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,750 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%
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
3288 3171 3697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.54% 96.53% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2820 2589 3021
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 £22,500
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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Rochdale +4 1 £25,000 -15.25%
Wigan - 1 £26,500 -
Cheadle - 1 £35,000 - 1
3rd Line Support
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 41 (66.13%) Windows
2 39 (62.90%) Active Directory
3 35 (56.45%) VMware
4 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
5 26 (41.94%) Windows Server
6 25 (40.32%) MS Exchange
7 20 (32.26%) MS Excel
7 20 (32.26%) Firewall
8 19 (30.65%) Cisco
8 19 (30.65%) Citrix
9 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (25.81%) vSphere
10 16 (25.81%) VPN
11 15 (24.19%) DNS
11 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
11 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (24.19%) SCCM
12 14 (22.58%) LAN
13 13 (20.97%) DHCP
13 13 (20.97%) ITIL
13 13 (20.97%) Finance
13 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (20.97%) PowerShell
14 11 (17.74%) Legal
14 11 (17.74%) MCSA
14 11 (17.74%) WAN
14 11 (17.74%) Windows 7
15 10 (16.13%) iManage
15 10 (16.13%) Blackberry

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 25 (40.32%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (14.52%) CMS
2 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.52%) MS Office
2 9 (14.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.68%) Office 365
3 1 (1.61%) IaaS
3 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (32.26%) Firewall
2 16 (25.81%) VPN
3 15 (24.19%) DNS
4 14 (22.58%) LAN
5 13 (20.97%) DHCP
6 11 (17.74%) WAN
7 9 (14.52%) SAN
8 7 (11.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (9.68%) BGP
9 6 (9.68%) MPLS
9 6 (9.68%) OSPF
9 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
10 4 (6.45%) Ethernet
10 4 (6.45%) IPv4
10 4 (6.45%) NAS
10 4 (6.45%) VoIP
11 3 (4.84%) NetScaler
11 3 (4.84%) VLAN
12 1 (1.61%) DEFINITY
12 1 (1.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Legal
3 7 (11.29%) Law
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Blackberry
2 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.52%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.45%) Clustering
3 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.45%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.61%) BYOD
4 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.61%) Life Science
4 1 (1.61%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (66.13%) Windows
2 26 (41.94%) Windows Server
3 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (17.74%) Windows 7
5 7 (11.29%) Linux
6 5 (8.06%) Mac OS X
7 4 (6.45%) CentOS
8 3 (4.84%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.61%) Unix
10 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) ITIL
2 9 (14.52%) Document Management
2 9 (14.52%) Expense Management
2 9 (14.52%) Software Deployment
2 9 (14.52%) Workflow
3 8 (12.90%) Load Balancing
4 7 (11.29%) Time Management
5 4 (6.45%) Change Management
5 4 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (6.45%) Project Management
5 4 (6.45%) Service Management
5 4 (6.45%) Web Filtering
6 3 (4.84%) Migration
6 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.23%) DevOps
7 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.23%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.23%) Presales
7 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) PowerShell
2 9 (14.52%) VBScript
3 7 (11.29%) SQL
4 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.23%) Perl
4 2 (3.23%) Python
4 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (17.74%) MCSA
3 9 (14.52%) Degree
3 9 (14.52%) MCT
4 7 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (9.68%) CCNA
5 6 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (8.06%) NCDA
7 4 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (4.84%) CCA
8 3 (4.84%) MCSE
9 2 (3.23%) NCIE
9 2 (3.23%) RHCE
9 2 (3.23%) RHCT
10 1 (1.61%) CCAA
10 1 (1.61%) CCIE
10 1 (1.61%) CCNP
10 1 (1.61%) CCSE
10 1 (1.61%) MCITP
10 1 (1.61%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (62.90%) Active Directory
2 16 (25.81%) vSphere
3 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (14.52%) Terminal Server
5 7 (11.29%) XenDesktop
6 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.45%) XenApp
8 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) SCCM
2 3 (4.84%) SCOM
2 3 (4.84%) XenMobile
3 2 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.61%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 35 (56.45%) VMware
2 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 19 (30.65%) Cisco
3 19 (30.65%) Citrix
4 10 (16.13%) iManage
5 9 (14.52%) Interwoven
5 9 (14.52%) NetApp
6 8 (12.90%) F5
7 7 (11.29%) MobileIron
8 5 (8.06%) HP
9 2 (3.23%) Intel Security
9 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.23%) Veeam
10 1 (1.61%) Avaya
10 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.61%) Dell
10 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.61%) Lotus
10 1 (1.61%) Sophos
10 1 (1.61%) Symantec
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FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum plus on call and benefits
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