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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 164 159 167
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 33 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.78% 0.66% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.70% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 17
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £25,300 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £38,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
4010 3596 3942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.91% 94.46% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3432 3131 3559
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 24 November 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 24 November 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
Stockport -6 6 £37,000 -5.12% 2
Cheadle - 3 £40,000 - 1
Altrincham -3 1 £27,000 -29.87%
Wigan - 1 £27,500 - 2
3rd Line Support
North West

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 53 (79.10%) Windows
2 45 (67.16%) VMware
3 44 (65.67%) Microsoft
4 38 (56.72%) Hyper-V
5 35 (52.24%) Citrix
6 31 (46.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (38.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (35.82%) Active Directory
9 23 (34.33%) SAN
9 23 (34.33%) ITIL
10 22 (32.84%) Firewall
11 20 (29.85%) MCSE
12 19 (28.36%) MS Exchange
13 18 (26.87%) Cisco
13 18 (26.87%) Citrix Certification
13 18 (26.87%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (25.37%) CCA
14 17 (25.37%) CCNA
15 15 (22.39%) WAN
15 15 (22.39%) LAN
15 15 (22.39%) DNS
15 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (20.90%) Windows 7
16 14 (20.90%) HP
17 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (19.40%) DHCP
18 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
18 12 (17.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 12 (17.91%) XenDesktop

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 19 (28.36%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.42%) SharePoint
3 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (7.46%) IIS
5 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.49%) Site Server
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.49%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.49%) Moodle
6 1 (1.49%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.33%) SAN
2 22 (32.84%) Firewall
3 15 (22.39%) DNS
3 15 (22.39%) LAN
3 15 (22.39%) WAN
4 13 (19.40%) DHCP
5 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
6 7 (10.45%) VPN
6 7 (10.45%) VLAN
7 5 (7.46%) VoIP
8 3 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (4.48%) NAS
9 2 (2.99%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.99%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.49%) Network Security
10 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.49%) Wireless
10 1 (1.49%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) Web Services
2 1 (1.49%) HTML
2 1 (1.49%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) CMDB
3 1 (1.49%) iPhone
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) Replication
3 1 (1.49%) Clustering
3 1 (1.49%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 53 (79.10%) Windows
2 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (20.90%) Windows 7
5 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (14.93%) Windows 8
7 7 (10.45%) Linux
8 6 (8.96%) UNIX
9 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) ITIL
2 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
3 6 (8.96%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.46%) People Management
5 3 (4.48%) Project Management
5 3 (4.48%) Service Management
6 2 (2.99%) Migration
6 2 (2.99%) ERD
6 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.49%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.49%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.49%) Data Architecture
7 1 (1.49%) Network Management
7 1 (1.49%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.49%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.49%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.49%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) SQL
2 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.99%) C
3 2 (2.99%) Java
4 1 (1.49%) Perl
4 1 (1.49%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (38.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (29.85%) MCSE
3 18 (26.87%) Citrix Certification
3 18 (26.87%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (25.37%) CCNA
4 17 (25.37%) CCA
5 12 (17.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (14.93%) MCTS
6 10 (14.93%) MCP
7 8 (11.94%) MCSA
8 5 (7.46%) MCITP
9 3 (4.48%) CCNP
10 2 (2.99%) Degree
11 1 (1.49%) NCDA
11 1 (1.49%) NCIE
11 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.49%) HNC
11 1 (1.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (56.72%) Hyper-V
2 31 (46.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (35.82%) Active Directory
4 12 (17.91%) XenDesktop
5 8 (11.94%) XenApp
5 8 (11.94%) Terminal Services
6 5 (7.46%) vSphere
7 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.49%) XenServer
8 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) Backup Exec
2 6 (8.96%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.48%) SCCM
4 2 (2.99%) SCOM
5 1 (1.49%) WMI
5 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (67.16%) VMware
2 44 (65.67%) Microsoft
3 35 (52.24%) Citrix
4 18 (26.87%) Cisco
5 14 (20.90%) HP
6 11 (16.42%) 3PAR
7 7 (10.45%) Symantec
8 6 (8.96%) NetApp
8 6 (8.96%) CheckPoint
9 5 (7.46%) Wyse
9 5 (7.46%) EMC
10 3 (4.48%) Sophos
11 2 (2.99%) Apple
11 2 (2.99%) McAfee
11 2 (2.99%) Oracle
12 1 (1.49%) Adobe
12 1 (1.49%) Avaya
12 1 (1.49%) Juniper
12 1 (1.49%) AppSense
12 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £34k - 38k per year + £4000 out of hours allowance
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Stockport
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheadle
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