The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2nd 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
Second Line Support
Rank 93 92 82
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 2 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.16% 0.53% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.55% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 5
Average salary £24,000 £30,750 £29,139
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.95% +5.52%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
2nd Line Support
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1190 1086 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.46% 96.19% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1001 949 939
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

2nd Line Support
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the South Wales region.

2nd Line Support Salary Trend in South Wales

2nd Line Support
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the South Wales 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
Newport - 2 £24,000 -
2nd Line Support
Wales

2nd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited 2nd 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 2nd Line Support in their job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) Terminal Services
4 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) VoIP
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (16.67%) SaaS
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) UNIX
7 2 (16.67%) SLA
7 2 (16.67%) Solaris
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 1 (8.33%) IIS
8 1 (8.33%) SQL
8 1 (8.33%) .NET
8 1 (8.33%) MCSE
8 1 (8.33%) MCP
8 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (8.33%) DNS

2nd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited 2nd 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 2nd Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) Commerce Server
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Contact Management
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (41.67%) Terminal Services
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Nortel
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
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