The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Staffordshire region that had 3rd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 55 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 11 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.08% 1.18% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.19% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 4
Median salary £35,000 £24,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -33.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,075 £23,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £24,600 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -

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
514 587 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.16% 99.32% 98.00%
Number of salaries quoted 427 524 470
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent 0 5 £35,000 +45.83%
Stoke-on-Trent -2 4 £35,000 +48.93%
Stafford - 1 - -
Tamworth - 1 £29,250 - 1
3rd Line Support
West Midlands

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 3rd Line Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 16 (61.54%) DNS
3 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 16 (61.54%) Firewall
3 16 (61.54%) VMware
3 16 (61.54%) VLAN
3 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (57.69%) MS Exchange
5 14 (53.85%) Symantec
5 14 (53.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (42.31%) Cisco
6 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
6 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
7 10 (38.46%) Network Security
7 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (38.46%) ITIL
7 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
7 10 (38.46%) SAN
7 10 (38.46%) LAN
7 10 (38.46%) WAN
7 10 (38.46%) DHCP
8 9 (34.62%) HTTP
8 9 (34.62%) Apache
8 9 (34.62%) SMTP
8 9 (34.62%) IIS
8 9 (34.62%) Linux
8 9 (34.62%) HP
8 9 (34.62%) EMC
8 9 (34.62%) VPN

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (57.69%) MS Exchange
2 9 (34.62%) Apache
2 9 (34.62%) IIS
3 7 (26.92%) Skype for Business
4 5 (19.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (19.23%) Site Server
5 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 6 (23.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Office 365
2 5 (19.23%) Mimecast
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) DNS
1 16 (61.54%) Firewall
1 16 (61.54%) VLAN
2 10 (38.46%) DHCP
2 10 (38.46%) LAN
2 10 (38.46%) Network Security
2 10 (38.46%) SAN
2 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 10 (38.46%) WAN
3 9 (34.62%) HTTP
3 9 (34.62%) ICMP
3 9 (34.62%) SMTP
3 9 (34.62%) SSL
3 9 (34.62%) Telnet
3 9 (34.62%) VPN
4 7 (26.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (34.62%) Linux
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Data Security
3 6 (23.08%) Server Building
4 5 (19.23%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) BCP
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Data Privacy
6 1 (3.85%) Line Management
6 1 (3.85%) People Management
6 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.85%) System Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Ticket Management
6 1 (3.85%) Use Case
6 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (15.38%) MCSE
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
4 5 (19.23%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (34.62%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) VMware
2 14 (53.85%) Symantec
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco
3 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 9 (34.62%) Brocade
4 9 (34.62%) EMC
4 9 (34.62%) HP
4 9 (34.62%) IBM
4 9 (34.62%) Veeam
5 6 (23.08%) SonicWALL
6 5 (19.23%) Acronis
6 5 (19.23%) arcserve
6 5 (19.23%) Cyberoam
6 5 (19.23%) Intel Security
6 5 (19.23%) Kaspersky
6 5 (19.23%) Proofpoint
6 5 (19.23%) Sophos
6 5 (19.23%) WatchGuard
6 5 (19.23%) Webroot
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29250 per annum + pen, 5w hol, DIS, salary increments
Posted: 4 days ago