The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire 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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 31 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 4 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.02% 5.83% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 5.88% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 2
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.14% +4.61%
3rd Line Support
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Shropshire 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
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
190 119 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 95.96% 99.17% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 157 99 76
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Shropshire

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
Telford -4 4 £27,500 -18.51%
3rd Line Support
West Midlands

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) NAS
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 5 (71.43%) MCSA
3 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) MCITP
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) CCA
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) XenApp
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) NAS
3 5 (71.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) MCSA
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCITP
3 3 (42.86%) CCA
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks