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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 67 79 69
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 6 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.91% 0.14% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.14% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £34,000 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £25,000 £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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 Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
623 697 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.97% 95.74% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 534 567 554
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Staffordshire

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £34,000 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent +13 2 £29,250 +17.00%
3rd Line Support
West Midlands

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) MCITP
4 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (57.14%) SaaS
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) MCSA
5 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (28.57%) Server Building
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (14.29%) McAfee
7 1 (14.29%) Project Management
7 1 (14.29%) HP
7 1 (14.29%) Dell
7 1 (14.29%) Citrix
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (14.29%) CCNA
7 1 (14.29%) Site Server
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (14.29%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) SaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (28.57%) Server Building
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (57.14%) MCITP
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (42.86%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
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