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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 145 155 144
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 23 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.36% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.38% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 17
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,900 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £37,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3752 2922 3353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.01% 94.35% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2440 1703 2491
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
3rd Line Support
UK

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Scotland

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Scotland

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -10 11 £35,000 +7.69%
Edinburgh -18 9 £33,250 -1.48%
North Lanarkshire - 3 £32,500 -
3rd Line Support
UK

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 24 (72.73%) MS Excel
3 22 (66.67%) Windows
4 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
5 17 (51.52%) Citrix
5 17 (51.52%) VMware
6 13 (39.39%) Finance
7 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (33.33%) Clustering
8 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
9 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
10 9 (27.27%) MCITP
10 9 (27.27%) MCSE
10 9 (27.27%) EMC
10 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (27.27%) DNS
10 9 (27.27%) SLA
11 8 (24.24%) UNIX
11 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
11 8 (24.24%) MS Office
11 8 (24.24%) NetApp
11 8 (24.24%) Law
11 8 (24.24%) SCCM
11 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
11 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
11 8 (24.24%) Software Deployment
12 5 (15.15%) Cisco
13 4 (12.12%) NetScaler

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (24.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) DNS
2 4 (12.12%) NetScaler
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (3.03%) HSRP
4 1 (3.03%) xDSL
4 1 (3.03%) MRTG
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.03%) PPP
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) WLAN
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Fiddler
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Law
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) CMDB
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (24.24%) UNIX
4 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.09%) Solaris
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
1 8 (24.24%) Software Deployment
2 2 (6.06%) Service Management
3 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.03%) Wealth Management
3 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL
3 1 (3.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) VBScript
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) MCITP
1 9 (27.27%) MCSE
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.12%) XenApp
4 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (6.06%) vSphere
6 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.06%) SCOM
3 2 (6.06%) WSUS
3 2 (6.06%) XenMobile
4 1 (3.03%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (3.03%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (51.52%) Citrix
2 17 (51.52%) VMware
3 9 (27.27%) EMC
4 8 (24.24%) NetApp
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco
6 3 (9.09%) CommVault
7 2 (6.06%) Symantec
7 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.06%) AppSense
7 2 (6.06%) Fujitsu
8 1 (3.03%) F5
8 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.03%) Juniper
8 1 (3.03%) BMC
8 1 (3.03%) HP
8 1 (3.03%) SAP
8 1 (3.03%) Remedy
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
DP Connect
Salary: Extensive Benefits
Posted: 28 days ago