The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd 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 3rd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 76 73 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 21 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.67% 1.56% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.62% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 5
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £32,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £36,500 £36,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
3rd 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
1234 1050 1084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.86% 96.42% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1064 950 963
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in South Wales

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in South Wales

3rd 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 3rd Line Support within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Cardiff -5 12 £38,250 +15.90% 1
Bridgend -2 7 £20,500 -43.83%
Newport - 2 £33,500 -
3rd Line Support
Wales

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 35 (97.22%) VMware
2 34 (94.44%) Windows
3 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (55.56%) Finance
8 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (47.22%) DNS
10 16 (44.44%) DHCP
10 16 (44.44%) IBM
11 15 (41.67%) Linux
12 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
12 13 (36.11%) AS400
13 12 (33.33%) Firewall
13 12 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (33.33%) OS/400
13 12 (33.33%) VCP5
14 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
15 8 (22.22%) Advertising
16 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (19.44%) SLA
17 4 (11.11%) IIS
17 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
17 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
18 3 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
18 3 (8.33%) LAN
18 3 (8.33%) HTTP
18 3 (8.33%) WAN
18 3 (8.33%) Performance Engineering

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (11.11%) IIS
1 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) DNS
2 16 (44.44%) DHCP
3 12 (33.33%) Firewall
4 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.33%) LAN
5 3 (8.33%) WAN
5 3 (8.33%) HTTP
6 2 (5.56%) SAN
6 2 (5.56%) MPLS
6 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (55.56%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 34 (94.44%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (41.67%) Linux
5 12 (33.33%) OS/400
6 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
2 1 (2.78%) Coaching
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL
2 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 12 (33.33%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) XenApp
4 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (97.22%) VMware
2 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (44.44%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Acronis
5 1 (2.78%) Veeam
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £34000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago