The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 147 155 154
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 9 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.46% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.48% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 4
Average salary £34,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £32,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,250 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
3rd Line Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2923 3532 2833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.05% 95.51% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1794 2315 1709
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 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
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 27 March 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
(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
Edinburgh +9 7 £36,250 +9.02%
North Lanarkshire 0 1 £33,500 +3.07%
Stirling - 1 £33,000 -
3rd Line Support
UK

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (57.14%) vSphere
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 8 (57.14%) SAN
5 7 (50.00%) Firewall
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (50.00%) LAN
6 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco
6 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
8 4 (28.57%) Citrix
8 4 (28.57%) VPN
8 4 (28.57%) MCSE
8 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (28.57%) MPLS
8 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
9 3 (21.43%) MRTG
9 3 (21.43%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
9 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (21.43%) Network Security
9 3 (21.43%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) WAN
1 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 7 (50.00%) LAN
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) MPLS
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 3 (21.43%) VLAN
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) MRTG
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) VoIP
6 1 (7.14%) BGP
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
6 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
1 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (7.14%) Social Media
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) UNIX
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Solaris
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
1 3 (21.43%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) ERP
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) MCSE
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCITP
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) NCDA
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) vSphere
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
5 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.14%) F5
6 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.14%) CommVault
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) Sun
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) EMC
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