The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had 3rd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 201 182 208
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 58 59 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 0.96% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.00% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 53 51 45
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,250 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £43,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -
3rd Line Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6045 5907 7227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.66% 95.91% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5096 4898 6180
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title.

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in the North West

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in the North West

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in the North West

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -12 32 £31,500 -3.07% 5
Cheshire +19 15 £29,000 -10.76% 2
Merseyside -24 5 £30,000 -7.69%
Cumbria - 4 £28,500 - 1
Lancashire -2 2 £40,000 +28.00%
3rd Line Support
England

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 3rd Line Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 77 (75.49%) Windows
2 73 (71.57%) Active Directory
3 63 (61.76%) VMware
4 53 (51.96%) Microsoft
5 49 (48.04%) Windows Server
6 34 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 33 (32.35%) Hyper-V
8 29 (28.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (26.47%) VPN
11 26 (25.49%) MS Excel
11 26 (25.49%) PowerShell
12 25 (24.51%) Office 365
12 25 (24.51%) Citrix
13 23 (22.55%) ITIL
14 21 (20.59%) SharePoint
15 20 (19.61%) SQL Server
16 19 (18.63%) Exchange Server 2010
16 19 (18.63%) Exchange Server 2013
16 19 (18.63%) SQL
17 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (16.67%) MS Office
18 17 (16.67%) DNS
18 17 (16.67%) DHCP
19 16 (15.69%) Cisco
19 16 (15.69%) SCCM
20 14 (13.73%) Windows 7
20 14 (13.73%) Linux
20 14 (13.73%) Firewall

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 21 (20.59%) SharePoint
3 19 (18.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (18.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (9.80%) Skype for Business
5 9 (8.82%) IIS
6 5 (4.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (4.90%) CMS
7 4 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.98%) GroupWise
Applications
1 26 (25.49%) MS Excel
2 17 (16.67%) MS Office
3 5 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Line 50
1 5 (4.90%) Sage X3
2 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (24.51%) Office 365
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.90%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (26.47%) VPN
2 17 (16.67%) DHCP
2 17 (16.67%) DNS
3 14 (13.73%) Firewall
4 11 (10.78%) VLAN
5 10 (9.80%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (8.82%) SAN
6 9 (8.82%) Skype
7 8 (7.84%) WAN
8 7 (6.86%) LAN
8 7 (6.86%) VoIP
9 6 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (4.90%) IP Telephony
10 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
11 4 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (3.92%) Wireless
11 4 (3.92%) WLAN
12 3 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (2.94%) MPLS
12 3 (2.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.90%) Power BI
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.94%) MySQL
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.98%) DB2
General
1 10 (9.80%) Legal
2 7 (6.86%) Finance
3 5 (4.90%) Law
4 4 (3.92%) Advertising
4 4 (3.92%) Billing
4 4 (3.92%) Publishing
4 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.94%) Back Office
6 1 (0.98%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) .NET
2 2 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.82%) Clustering
3 7 (6.86%) Driving Licence
4 5 (4.90%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.90%) iPad
4 5 (4.90%) iSeries
5 4 (3.92%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.94%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (2.94%) NHS
6 3 (2.94%) Replication
7 2 (1.96%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.98%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 77 (75.49%) Windows
2 49 (48.04%) Windows Server
3 29 (28.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (13.73%) Linux
5 14 (13.73%) Windows 7
6 11 (10.78%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.90%) Android
7 5 (4.90%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.90%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.94%) Unix
9 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.55%) ITIL
2 10 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (6.86%) Load Balancing
3 7 (6.86%) Service Management
4 6 (5.88%) Network Design
5 5 (4.90%) Asset Management
5 5 (4.90%) Document Management
5 5 (4.90%) Expense Management
5 5 (4.90%) Incident Management
5 5 (4.90%) Software Deployment
5 5 (4.90%) Workflow
6 4 (3.92%) ITIL V3
6 4 (3.92%) Software Testing
7 3 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.94%) Data Management
7 3 (2.94%) Information Security
7 3 (2.94%) ITSM
7 3 (2.94%) Master Data Management
7 3 (2.94%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.49%) PowerShell
2 19 (18.63%) SQL
3 7 (6.86%) VBScript
4 3 (2.94%) C#
4 3 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (0.98%) RPG
Qualifications
1 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (12.75%) MCSA
3 11 (10.78%) MCITP
3 11 (10.78%) MCSE
4 6 (5.88%) Degree
5 5 (4.90%) MCT
6 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.98%) CCNP
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) SLA
2 2 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 73 (71.57%) Active Directory
2 33 (32.35%) Hyper-V
3 28 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (9.80%) XenApp
5 8 (7.84%) vSphere
6 7 (6.86%) VMware Server
7 5 (4.90%) Terminal Server
8 4 (3.92%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.94%) ProxySG
9 3 (2.94%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.98%) NDS
10 1 (0.98%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.98%) pfSense
10 1 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (15.69%) SCCM
2 9 (8.82%) WSUS
3 7 (6.86%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.90%) PaperCut
5 4 (3.92%) HP SIM
6 3 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.96%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.98%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.98%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 63 (61.76%) VMware
2 53 (51.96%) Microsoft
3 25 (24.51%) Citrix
4 16 (15.69%) Cisco
5 13 (12.75%) HP
6 9 (8.82%) Dell
7 8 (7.84%) Veeam
8 6 (5.88%) Avaya
8 6 (5.88%) EMC
9 5 (4.90%) iManage
9 5 (4.90%) Interwoven
9 5 (4.90%) Sage
9 5 (4.90%) Siemens
9 5 (4.90%) Symantec
10 4 (3.92%) Draytek
10 4 (3.92%) EqualLogic
10 4 (3.92%) Fortinet
10 4 (3.92%) Intel Security
10 4 (3.92%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.92%) SonicWALL
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