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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 131 166 179
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 58 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.48% 0.59% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 0.63% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 57 20 9
Average salary £32,500 £28,125 £32,620
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% -13.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £34,698
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
3741 3514 3884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.36% 94.41% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3149 3002 3362
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Stockport -3 2 £43,500 +11.53%
3rd Line Support
North West

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 75 (82.42%) VMware
2 71 (78.02%) Windows
3 70 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 54 (59.34%) Active Directory
5 44 (48.35%) SAN
6 42 (46.15%) MS Exchange
7 41 (45.05%) Citrix
8 39 (42.86%) MS Excel
8 39 (42.86%) Hyper-V
9 38 (41.76%) ITIL
10 36 (39.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (39.56%) HP
11 35 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 33 (36.26%) Firewall
13 31 (34.07%) MCSE
13 31 (34.07%) Windows Server 2008
14 30 (32.97%) Cisco
15 29 (31.87%) Windows Server 2012
16 26 (28.57%) SharePoint
16 26 (28.57%) DNS
17 24 (26.37%) DHCP
17 24 (26.37%) NetApp
18 23 (25.27%) Windows Server 2003
19 21 (23.08%) IIS
20 20 (21.98%) Windows 8
21 19 (20.88%) SQL Server
22 18 (19.78%) VPN
22 18 (19.78%) Exchange Server 2010
22 18 (19.78%) vSphere
22 18 (19.78%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 42 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 26 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 21 (23.08%) IIS
4 18 (19.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (7.69%) Lync
7 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.10%) Moodle
10 1 (1.10%) Joomla!
Applications
1 39 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (48.35%) SAN
2 33 (36.26%) Firewall
3 26 (28.57%) DNS
4 24 (26.37%) DHCP
5 18 (19.78%) VPN
6 14 (15.38%) LAN
7 13 (14.29%) WAN
8 12 (13.19%) Wireless
9 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
9 11 (12.09%) NAS
10 5 (5.49%) VLAN
11 4 (4.40%) VoIP
12 3 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (3.30%) NetScaler
13 2 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (2.20%) Network Security
14 1 (1.10%) iSCSI
14 1 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
14 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (1.10%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (13.19%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (2.20%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.10%) HTML
3 1 (1.10%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.09%) Clustering
3 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.20%) SecurID
4 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.10%) CMDB
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Replication
4 1 (1.10%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 71 (78.02%) Windows
2 31 (34.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (31.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (25.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (21.98%) Windows 8
6 18 (19.78%) Windows 7
7 12 (13.19%) Linux
8 9 (9.89%) UNIX
9 6 (6.59%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.30%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.20%) Solaris
11 2 (2.20%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.76%) ITIL
2 13 (14.29%) Service Management
3 12 (13.19%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (10.99%) Business Continuity
5 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.40%) Project Management
7 4 (4.40%) Change Management
7 4 (4.40%) Coaching
8 3 (3.30%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.30%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.20%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.20%) ITIL V2
9 2 (2.20%) PRINCE
9 2 (2.20%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.20%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (1.10%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (1.10%) Line Management
10 1 (1.10%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.09%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.89%) SQL
3 2 (2.20%) C
4 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (39.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (34.07%) MCSE
3 15 (16.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (16.48%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (15.38%) CCNA
5 11 (12.09%) MCSA
6 9 (9.89%) NCDA
6 9 (9.89%) MCITP
7 8 (8.79%) MCTS
7 8 (8.79%) MCP
7 8 (8.79%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (6.59%) CCA
8 6 (6.59%) NCIE
8 6 (6.59%) VCAP
9 5 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (3.30%) CCNP
10 3 (3.30%) Degree
11 2 (2.20%) VCP4
11 2 (2.20%) CCAA
12 1 (1.10%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (59.34%) Active Directory
2 39 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 35 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (19.78%) vSphere
5 16 (17.58%) XenDesktop
6 12 (13.19%) Terminal Services
7 11 (12.09%) XenApp
8 2 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.10%) XenServer
9 1 (1.10%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (18.68%) SCCM
2 10 (10.99%) Backup Exec
3 9 (9.89%) NetBackup
4 6 (6.59%) SCOM
5 2 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.20%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.20%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (1.10%) WMI
6 1 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (82.42%) VMware
2 70 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 41 (45.05%) Citrix
4 36 (39.56%) HP
5 30 (32.97%) Cisco
6 24 (26.37%) NetApp
7 16 (17.58%) 3PAR
8 10 (10.99%) Meraki
9 9 (9.89%) Symantec
10 8 (8.79%) CheckPoint
11 7 (7.69%) Wyse
12 5 (5.49%) EMC
13 4 (4.40%) McAfee
14 3 (3.30%) Sophos
14 3 (3.30%) Juniper
15 2 (2.20%) CA
15 2 (2.20%) Apple
15 2 (2.20%) Oracle
15 2 (2.20%) Dell
15 2 (2.20%) MobileIron
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