The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 74 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.14% 0.61% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.63% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
694 631 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.72% 96.63% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 567 549 425
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 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 29 July 2014. 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
Burton-upon-Trent -9 1 £25,000 -28.57%
3rd Line Support
West Midlands

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Acronis
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) Acronis
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco