The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 150 164 158
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 33 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.51% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 30 18 17
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £43,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3788 3895 3650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.44% 94.95% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3134 3373 3232
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
3rd Line Support
North West

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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
Rochdale - 1 £26,500 -
3rd Line Support
North West

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 49 (70.00%) Windows
2 47 (67.14%) VMware
3 41 (58.57%) Microsoft
4 30 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 29 (41.43%) Cisco
5 29 (41.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (38.57%) Hyper-V
7 26 (37.14%) MS Exchange
8 23 (32.86%) Citrix
9 21 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (30.00%) SQL
9 21 (30.00%) Firewall
10 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 17 (24.29%) DNS
13 15 (21.43%) TCP/IP
13 15 (21.43%) ITIL
13 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (18.57%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (18.57%) DHCP
16 12 (17.14%) WAN
16 12 (17.14%) LAN
16 12 (17.14%) MCSE
17 11 (15.71%) NetApp
17 11 (15.71%) CCNA
17 11 (15.71%) vSphere
18 10 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
18 10 (14.29%) Citrix Certification

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 26 (37.14%) MS Exchange
2 18 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.71%) IIS
6 4 (5.71%) Apache
7 3 (4.29%) Lync
8 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.00%) Firewall
2 17 (24.29%) DNS
3 15 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 13 (18.57%) DHCP
5 12 (17.14%) WAN
5 12 (17.14%) LAN
6 10 (14.29%) SAN
7 8 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (10.00%) VPN
9 6 (8.57%) VLAN
10 3 (4.29%) NAS
11 2 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.86%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.86%) VoIP
12 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
12 1 (1.43%) IPv6
12 1 (1.43%) Network Security
12 1 (1.43%) Wireless Security
12 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) MySQL
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (2.86%) Finance
1 2 (2.86%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.29%) CMDB
3 1 (1.43%) SecurID
3 1 (1.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 49 (70.00%) Windows
2 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (12.86%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.00%) Linux
7 4 (5.71%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) ITIL
2 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.71%) Change Management
5 4 (5.71%) Project Management
6 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.29%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.86%) Workflow
8 1 (1.43%) Data Modelling
8 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.43%) PRINCE
8 1 (1.43%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (1.43%) ITSM
8 1 (1.43%) Service Management
8 1 (1.43%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.43%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.43%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (1.43%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
2 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.86%) Java
3 2 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (1.43%) PHP
4 1 (1.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (18.57%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (17.14%) MCSE
4 11 (15.71%) CCNA
5 10 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (11.43%) MCSA
6 8 (11.43%) CCA
7 6 (8.57%) MCTS
7 6 (8.57%) CCNP
8 4 (5.71%) MCITP
9 3 (4.29%) NCDA
10 2 (2.86%) MCP
11 1 (1.43%) CCIE
11 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.43%) NCIE
11 1 (1.43%) CCAA
11 1 (1.43%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 29 (41.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (38.57%) Hyper-V
4 11 (15.71%) vSphere
5 8 (11.43%) XenDesktop
6 7 (10.00%) XenApp
7 2 (2.86%) XenServer
8 1 (1.43%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Cacti
1 4 (5.71%) Nagios
2 2 (2.86%) SCCM
3 1 (1.43%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.43%) SCOM
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 47 (67.14%) VMware
2 41 (58.57%) Microsoft
3 29 (41.43%) Cisco
4 23 (32.86%) Citrix
5 11 (15.71%) NetApp
6 6 (8.57%) Oracle
6 6 (8.57%) HP
7 4 (5.71%) LANDesk
7 4 (5.71%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.71%) Juniper
8 3 (4.29%) Dell
9 2 (2.86%) AppSense
9 2 (2.86%) EMC
10 1 (1.43%) Reuters
10 1 (1.43%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.43%) McAfee
10 1 (1.43%) Huawei
10 1 (1.43%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.43%) MobileIron
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £180 - £210 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £31070.00 - £32875.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago