The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2nd Line Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Analyst
Rank 666 726 698
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Analyst 230 186 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 219 176 172
Average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

2nd Line Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

2nd Line Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

2nd Line Support Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Analyst within the UK.

2nd Line Support Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

2nd Line Support Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Analyst over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 within the UK.

2nd Line Support Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

2nd Line Support Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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
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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
England +16 217 £26,000 +4.00% 16
London +16 89 £29,000 +8.92% 6
South East -13 53 £26,000 - 2
City of London +40 24 £38,000 +40.74%
East of England -19 20 £25,000 -28.57%
West Midlands +8 15 £30,000 +30.43% 2
Yorkshire -27 14 £21,250 -8.60% 1
Birmingham -3 12 £30,000 +33.33%
West Yorkshire -14 12 £21,250 -8.60%
Berkshire +9 11 £25,400 -2.30%
Bedfordshire -1 11 £25,000 -20.63%
North West -33 11 £23,000 +2.22% 2
Scotland - 11 £30,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +19 10 £24,000 -7.69%
Luton +7 9 £25,000 -28.57%
South West -10 9 £27,000 +20.00% 2
Edinburgh - 9 £30,000 - 2
Farnborough +10 8 £27,500 +7.84% 1
Surrey -1 8 £30,500 +22.00%
Hampshire -4 8 £27,500 +7.84% 1
East Midlands +10 7 £23,500 +4.44% 1
East Sussex -7 7 £28,000 +6.66%
Brighton - 7 £28,000 -
Oxford +23 6 £22,000 -3.29%
Manchester -23 6 £19,250 -13.48% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 5 £24,000 -17.24%
Reading +7 5 £27,000 -22.85%
Bath - 5 £27,000 -
Somerset - 5 £27,000 -
Slough -7 4 £23,500 +6.81%

2nd Line Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 2nd Line Support Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 405 (73.37%) Windows
2 278 (50.36%) Active Directory
3 226 (40.94%) Microsoft
4 184 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 172 (31.16%) MS Office
6 166 (30.07%) Windows 7
7 150 (27.17%) ITIL
7 150 (27.17%) MS Exchange
8 137 (24.82%) Windows XP
9 117 (21.20%) SQL
10 116 (21.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 95 (17.21%) VMware
12 92 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 90 (16.30%) Citrix
13 90 (16.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 87 (15.76%) SQL Server
15 78 (14.13%) DNS
16 77 (13.95%) SLA
16 77 (13.95%) Finance
17 75 (13.59%) LAN
18 72 (13.04%) Blackberry
19 69 (12.50%) Cisco
20 65 (11.78%) Exchange Server 2010
21 64 (11.59%) DHCP
22 62 (11.23%) Exchange Server 2007
23 61 (11.05%) VMware Infrastructure
23 61 (11.05%) WAN
24 60 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
25 52 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
26 49 (8.88%) Linux

2nd Line Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 2nd Line Support Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 150 (27.17%) MS Exchange
2 65 (11.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (11.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 45 (8.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 43 (7.79%) IIS
6 26 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 22 (3.99%) SharePoint
8 19 (3.44%) WorkSite
9 14 (2.54%) Apache
10 11 (1.99%) Lync
11 6 (1.09%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 184 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 172 (31.16%) MS Office
3 28 (5.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.45%) MS Project
6 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.18%) SalesLogix
1 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.45%) SaaS
2 5 (0.91%) Office 365
3 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 92 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 78 (14.13%) DNS
3 75 (13.59%) LAN
4 64 (11.59%) DHCP
5 61 (11.05%) WAN
6 48 (8.70%) VPN
7 35 (6.34%) Firewall
8 32 (5.80%) Internet
9 26 (4.71%) VoIP
10 15 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (2.36%) Wireless
12 11 (1.99%) SAN
13 8 (1.45%) IP Telephony
13 8 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (1.27%) Network Security
15 4 (0.72%) NAS
15 4 (0.72%) SSL
15 4 (0.72%) IPsec
16 3 (0.54%) MPLS
16 3 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (15.76%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.35%) MySQL
3 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.72%) MarkLogic
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
1 4 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (0.72%) FishEye
General
1 77 (13.95%) Finance
2 33 (5.98%) Law
3 29 (5.25%) Legal
4 28 (5.07%) Retail
5 19 (3.44%) Banking
6 15 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.17%) Back Office
8 9 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.45%) Publishing
10 6 (1.09%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.72%) Advertising
12 2 (0.36%) Front Office
12 2 (0.36%) Automotive
12 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Marketing
13 1 (0.18%) German Language
13 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.99%) .NET
2 18 (3.26%) XML
3 13 (2.36%) HTML
4 12 (2.17%) CSS
5 11 (1.99%) Web Services
6 8 (1.45%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.72%) Software Packaging
7 4 (0.72%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.36%) COM
9 1 (0.18%) J2EE
9 1 (0.18%) XSLT
9 1 (0.18%) Flash
9 1 (0.18%) WAP
9 1 (0.18%) XMPP
9 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 72 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 52 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.80%) iPhone
4 15 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (1.99%) iPad
6 10 (1.81%) Handset
7 8 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.45%) Derivative
8 6 (1.09%) Statistics
8 6 (1.09%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.09%) IVR
8 6 (1.09%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.91%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.91%) Open Source
10 4 (0.72%) PDA
10 4 (0.72%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.54%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.54%) EPoS
11 3 (0.54%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 405 (73.37%) Windows
2 166 (30.07%) Windows 7
3 137 (24.82%) Windows XP
4 116 (21.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 90 (16.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 49 (8.88%) Linux
7 39 (7.07%) UNIX
7 39 (7.07%) Windows 8
8 35 (6.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (6.16%) Windows Vista
10 22 (3.99%) Android
11 21 (3.80%) Mac OS X
12 14 (2.54%) Windows 2000 Server
13 10 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (1.63%) Windows 2000
14 9 (1.63%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.09%) VMS
16 4 (0.72%) CentOS
17 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (27.17%) ITIL
2 23 (4.17%) Problem Management
3 22 (3.99%) CRM
4 21 (3.80%) Incident Management
5 20 (3.62%) Time Management
6 16 (2.90%) Service Management
7 14 (2.54%) Mobile Device Management
7 14 (2.54%) Mentoring
8 12 (2.17%) Change Control
8 12 (2.17%) Asset Management
8 12 (2.17%) Project Management
9 11 (1.99%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (1.81%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (1.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (1.63%) E-Commerce
12 8 (1.45%) Service Delivery
12 8 (1.45%) Information Security
12 8 (1.45%) Project Planning
13 6 (1.09%) Document Management
13 6 (1.09%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 117 (21.20%) SQL
2 22 (3.99%) Java
3 10 (1.81%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.63%) PowerShell
4 9 (1.63%) PL/SQL
5 7 (1.27%) VB
5 7 (1.27%) Perl
5 7 (1.27%) C
6 6 (1.09%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.09%) Bash Shell
7 5 (0.91%) PHP
8 4 (0.72%) VBScript
8 4 (0.72%) C#
9 3 (0.54%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.18%) VBA
10 1 (0.18%) Python
10 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.18%) PHP5
10 1 (0.18%) R
10 1 (0.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 60 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (6.88%) Degree
3 30 (5.43%) MCSE
4 26 (4.71%) MCP
5 22 (3.99%) MCITP
6 14 (2.54%) Security Cleared
7 12 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.17%) MCSA
7 12 (2.17%) CCNA
8 10 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.63%) MCTS
10 7 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.91%) A+ Certification
13 4 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.54%) CCA
15 2 (0.36%) MOS
16 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (13.95%) SLA
2 5 (0.91%) QA
3 4 (0.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 278 (50.36%) Active Directory
2 61 (11.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.81%) Terminal Services
4 9 (1.63%) vSphere
5 7 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.27%) XenApp
6 6 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.54%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 38 (6.88%) SCCM
2 20 (3.62%) WSUS
3 9 (1.63%) Casper Suite
3 9 (1.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.54%) Nagios
4 3 (0.54%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.54%) Dollar Universe
5 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.18%) SCOM
6 1 (0.18%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.18%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.18%) DameWare
6 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 226 (40.94%) Microsoft
2 95 (17.21%) VMware
3 90 (16.30%) Citrix
4 69 (12.50%) Cisco
5 33 (5.98%) Apple
6 26 (4.71%) Avaya
7 19 (3.44%) Interwoven
8 18 (3.26%) Dell
9 16 (2.90%) Mitel
10 15 (2.72%) Oracle
11 13 (2.36%) Bloomberg
11 13 (2.36%) Symantec
12 10 (1.81%) Reuters
13 9 (1.63%) Sybase
14 8 (1.45%) Juniper
15 7 (1.27%) Wyse
15 7 (1.27%) HP
15 7 (1.27%) ServiceNow
16 6 (1.09%) Fujitsu
16 6 (1.09%) Remedy
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum plus good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £19.5k - 25k per year + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
D A I Europe Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
East London
Macnamara ICT Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago