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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 158 147 171
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 24 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.71% 0.90% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.95% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 34 18
Average salary £30,500 £34,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.23% +10.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £40,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +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
3228 3675 4062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.08% 94.18% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2671 3032 3523
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 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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
Bolton - 2 £23,750 -
Stockport +4 1 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Rochdale +2 1 £31,500 +18.86% 1
Altrincham - 1 £29,000 - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £27,500 -
Bury - 1 £27,500 -
Oldham - 1 - -
3rd Line Support
North West

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 47 (85.45%) Windows
2 37 (67.27%) VMware
3 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
4 32 (58.18%) MS Exchange
5 29 (52.73%) Active Directory
6 26 (47.27%) Citrix
7 24 (43.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (36.36%) NetApp
9 19 (34.55%) SAN
9 19 (34.55%) MS Excel
9 19 (34.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (34.55%) Hyper-V
10 18 (32.73%) Cisco
10 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (30.91%) Firewall
12 16 (29.09%) ITIL
12 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (29.09%) HP
12 16 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (23.64%) XenDesktop
13 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
14 12 (21.82%) XenApp
14 12 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (20.00%) vSphere
15 11 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
15 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
16 10 (18.18%) NAS
16 10 (18.18%) IIS
16 10 (18.18%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 32 (58.18%) MS Exchange
2 16 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (18.18%) IIS
5 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
6 6 (10.91%) Lync
7 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (34.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (34.55%) SAN
2 17 (30.91%) Firewall
3 10 (18.18%) DHCP
3 10 (18.18%) DNS
3 10 (18.18%) NAS
4 9 (16.36%) VPN
5 8 (14.55%) Wireless
6 7 (12.73%) WAN
6 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
6 7 (12.73%) LAN
7 5 (9.09%) NetScaler
8 4 (7.27%) FTP
9 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.82%) Internet
10 1 (1.82%) MPLS
10 1 (1.82%) VLAN
10 1 (1.82%) Network Security
10 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.82%) VoIP
10 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.36%) Clustering
3 8 (14.55%) HP StoreVirtual
4 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.64%) SecurID
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) iSeries
6 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (85.45%) Windows
2 19 (34.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.73%) Windows 8
6 5 (9.09%) Linux
7 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.45%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.64%) Solaris
9 2 (3.64%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.82%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) ITIL
2 11 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (16.36%) Service Management
4 8 (14.55%) Business Continuity
5 3 (5.45%) Time Management
5 3 (5.45%) Change Management
5 3 (5.45%) Server Building
6 2 (3.64%) Project Management
6 2 (3.64%) Patch Management
6 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.64%) PRINCE
6 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.82%) Release Management
7 1 (1.82%) Data Management
7 1 (1.82%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (18.18%) MCSE
3 9 (16.36%) MCITP
4 8 (14.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (14.55%) MCSA
5 7 (12.73%) NCDA
6 5 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (5.45%) CCNA
8 3 (5.45%) CCA
8 3 (5.45%) NCIE
8 3 (5.45%) VCAP
8 3 (5.45%) MCP
9 2 (3.64%) CCAA
9 2 (3.64%) MCTS
10 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (52.73%) Active Directory
2 24 (43.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (34.55%) Hyper-V
4 13 (23.64%) XenDesktop
5 12 (21.82%) XenApp
6 11 (20.00%) vSphere
7 4 (7.27%) Terminal Services
8 3 (5.45%) VMware Server
9 2 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.82%) XenServer
10 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (3.64%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.64%) XenMobile
2 2 (3.64%) SnapMirror
3 1 (1.82%) SnapVault
3 1 (1.82%) SCOM
3 1 (1.82%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 37 (67.27%) VMware
2 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
3 26 (47.27%) Citrix
4 20 (36.36%) NetApp
5 18 (32.73%) Cisco
6 16 (29.09%) HP
7 8 (14.55%) Meraki
8 4 (7.27%) AppSense
8 4 (7.27%) IBM
9 3 (5.45%) SAP
9 3 (5.45%) Veeam
10 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.64%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.64%) MobileIron
10 2 (3.64%) Oracle
10 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.64%) Symantec
10 2 (3.64%) Wyse
10 2 (3.64%) Juniper
10 2 (3.64%) CA
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