The first table below looks at the demand for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands 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 28 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 Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
125 266 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 91.91% 92.04% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 71 200 197
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £33,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
3rd Line Support
England

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in the job title across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Midlands region.

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in the Midlands

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) COM
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (60.00%) WSUS
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Cacti
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) Lync
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) COM
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) ISA Server
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (60.00%) XenApp
1 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (60.00%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (60.00%) IAG
1 3 (60.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) WSUS
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) Cacti
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) VMware