The first table below looks at the demand for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull 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 30 July 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 Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 50 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 1 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.34% 3.16% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 3.28% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 1
Average salary £23,500 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.72% -15.29%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
277 274 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 95.52% 96.14% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 212 217 184
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,053 £24,900 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
3rd Line Support
West Midlands

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Solihull

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) VMware