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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 153 155 154
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 8 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.16% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.17% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 7
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
2850 2917 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.57% 95.64% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1880 2067
Average salary £42,500 £41,928 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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
Glasgow -9 6 £43,750 +20.68%
Edinburgh +9 2 £32,500 -
3rd Line Support
UK

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (72.22%) Windows
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Citrix
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (61.11%) MCSE
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 9 (50.00%) Retail
4 9 (50.00%) MCITP
4 9 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (50.00%) Line Management
4 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 9 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (22.22%) SCCM
5 4 (22.22%) SCOM
5 4 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco
5 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.11%) WAAS
7 2 (11.11%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) BGP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) IPsec
2 2 (11.11%) OSPF
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) SSL
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) WAAS
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) GIS
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) PowerBuilder
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 9 (50.00%) Line Management
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Network Management
3 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 2 (11.11%) Software License Management
3 2 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) MCSE
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (11.11%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCSA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
1 4 (22.22%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Citrix
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) Compaq
5 2 (11.11%) McAfee
6 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
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