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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 156 163 147
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 6 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.092% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.097% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 13
Average salary £35,000 - £32,500
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
2950 3096 3020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.82% 95.06% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1974 2148
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 19 December 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
(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 - 3 £35,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Edinburgh -5 1 £32,500 -
3rd Line Support
UK

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 13 (76.47%) Citrix
3 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
3 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 11 (64.71%) Windows
4 11 (64.71%) DNS
5 10 (58.82%) MCSE
5 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (52.94%) MCITP
6 9 (52.94%) Finance
7 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (41.18%) Clustering
9 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
9 6 (35.29%) WAN
10 5 (29.41%) LAN
10 5 (29.41%) ITIL
10 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (23.53%) Cisco
11 4 (23.53%) UNIX
11 4 (23.53%) Firewall
12 3 (17.65%) SAN
12 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
12 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
12 3 (17.65%) Degree
12 3 (17.65%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (17.65%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) DNS
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) Firewall
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) SAN
6 2 (11.76%) DHCP
6 2 (11.76%) VPN
6 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (11.76%) BIG-IP
6 2 (11.76%) VLAN
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (5.88%) WLAN
7 1 (5.88%) MPLS
7 1 (5.88%) BGP
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Advertising
4 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Clustering
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (23.53%) UNIX
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) Solaris
7 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) ERP
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Release Management
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) MCSE
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (52.94%) MCITP
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) NCDA
5 1 (5.88%) CCNP
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.88%) MCP
5 1 (5.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) XenServer
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
1 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 13 (76.47%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) EMC
5 2 (11.76%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) IBM
5 2 (11.76%) Sun
5 2 (11.76%) CommVault
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.88%) Cognos
6 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance / Microsoft Certs
Posted: 11 days ago