The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Server Support role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3rd Line Server Support in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Server Support
Rank 854 857 842
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Support 36 44 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.041% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.043% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 44
Average salary £32,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,650 £51,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £36,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +12.30%

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
106438 102688 109004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.55% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 86956 85302 92787
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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%

3rd Line Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend

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

3rd Line Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3rd Line Server Support
Salary Trend

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

3rd Line Server Support Salary Trend in the UK

3rd Line Server Support
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Support over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 within the UK.

3rd Line Server Support Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Server Support
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Support within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 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 +6 34 £32,000 -14.66% 2
South East -13 13 £41,500 +10.66% 1
London 0 7 £42,000 -6.66%
Surrey -8 7 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Staines - 7 £41,500 - 1
City of London +16 4 £44,750 -
East Midlands 0 4 £27,500 -21.42%
Hampshire -4 4 £31,500 -10.00%
Leicestershire - 4 £27,500 -
Hinckley - 4 £27,500 -
East of England -20 3 - -
Hook - 3 £31,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Watford - 3 - -
Bracknell -3 2 £36,250 -
Berkshire -6 2 £36,250 -
Yorkshire -26 2 £27,500 -
West Midlands -26 2 £24,250 -36.18%
West Yorkshire -28 2 £27,500 -
North West - 2 £30,750 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £30,750 -
Nuneaton - 1 £27,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 £28,500 - 1
Telford - 1 £21,000 -
Devon - 1 £28,500 - 1
Shropshire - 1 £21,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £27,500 -

3rd Line Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 3rd Line Server 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 Server Support in their job title.

1 104 (99.05%) Windows
2 89 (84.76%) Microsoft
3 84 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 79 (75.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 77 (73.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 77 (73.33%) VMware
6 70 (66.67%) Active Directory
7 69 (65.71%) MS Excel
8 57 (54.29%) MCITP
9 54 (51.43%) Citrix
10 53 (50.48%) VMware Infrastructure
11 51 (48.57%) MCSE
12 50 (47.62%) ITIL
13 48 (45.71%) DNS
14 41 (39.05%) Clustering
15 40 (38.10%) MS Exchange
16 39 (37.14%) Firewall
17 38 (36.19%) Analytical Skills
18 35 (33.33%) Finance
19 31 (29.52%) Exchange Server 2007
20 30 (28.57%) SCCM
21 29 (27.62%) Exchange Server 2010
22 27 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
23 25 (23.81%) Cisco
23 25 (23.81%) SAN
24 23 (21.90%) MCSA
25 20 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
26 19 (18.10%) SQL
27 18 (17.14%) XenApp
28 17 (16.19%) VMware ESX

3rd Line Server Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 3rd Line Server 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 Server Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 31 (29.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 29 (27.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (11.43%) Lync
6 11 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (7.62%) IIS
8 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
9 4 (3.81%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (3.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.90%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 69 (65.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) PaaS
2 4 (3.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (45.71%) DNS
2 39 (37.14%) Firewall
3 25 (23.81%) SAN
4 16 (15.24%) WAN
5 15 (14.29%) LAN
6 14 (13.33%) Network Security
7 12 (11.43%) DHCP
8 8 (7.62%) VPN
9 7 (6.67%) VLAN
10 6 (5.71%) MPLS
10 6 (5.71%) TCP/IP
10 6 (5.71%) PBX
10 6 (5.71%) VoIP
10 6 (5.71%) ISDN
11 4 (3.81%) Kerberos
12 2 (1.90%) NAS
13 1 (0.95%) WLAN
13 1 (0.95%) Intranet
13 1 (0.95%) Wireless
13 1 (0.95%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 35 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.71%) Retail
3 3 (2.86%) Law
4 2 (1.90%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) COM
1 1 (0.95%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 41 (39.05%) Clustering
2 38 (36.19%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.57%) Replication
4 6 (5.71%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.81%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 104 (99.05%) Windows
2 84 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (75.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (9.52%) Linux
6 8 (7.62%) Windows 7
7 7 (6.67%) Windows 2000
8 6 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.81%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.86%) UNIX
11 2 (1.90%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (47.62%) ITIL
2 13 (12.38%) Service Delivery
3 7 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (5.71%) Mentoring
4 6 (5.71%) Coaching
4 6 (5.71%) Change Management
4 6 (5.71%) Migration
4 6 (5.71%) Project Management
4 6 (5.71%) E-Commerce
4 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
5 4 (3.81%) Service Management
6 2 (1.90%) Document Management
7 1 (0.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (0.95%) Business Continuity
7 1 (0.95%) Software Deployment
7 1 (0.95%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (0.95%) ITIL V3
7 1 (0.95%) ITIL V2
7 1 (0.95%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (0.95%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.10%) SQL
2 6 (5.71%) VBScript
2 6 (5.71%) C
3 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 77 (73.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (54.29%) MCITP
3 51 (48.57%) MCSE
4 23 (21.90%) MCSA
5 15 (14.29%) Degree
6 8 (7.62%) MCTS
6 8 (7.62%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (6.67%) CCA
7 7 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.86%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.86%) MCDST
9 2 (1.90%) MCP
10 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 70 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 53 (50.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (17.14%) XenApp
4 17 (16.19%) VMware ESX
5 15 (14.29%) vSphere
6 11 (10.48%) Hyper-V
7 9 (8.57%) XenDesktop
8 7 (6.67%) Terminal Services
8 7 (6.67%) XenServer
9 5 (4.76%) vCloud
10 4 (3.81%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.95%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.95%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (28.57%) SCCM
2 17 (16.19%) Backup Exec
3 13 (12.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (7.62%) SCOM
4 8 (7.62%) WSUS
5 4 (3.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (3.81%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 89 (84.76%) Microsoft
2 77 (73.33%) VMware
3 54 (51.43%) Citrix
4 25 (23.81%) Cisco
5 15 (14.29%) Symantec
6 13 (12.38%) HP
7 9 (8.57%) Dell
7 9 (8.57%) NetApp
8 7 (6.67%) CheckPoint
9 6 (5.71%) Nimsoft
10 5 (4.76%) EMC
11 4 (3.81%) Altiris
11 4 (3.81%) Sun
12 2 (1.90%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.90%) Interwoven
13 1 (0.95%) Juniper
13 1 (0.95%) Websense
13 1 (0.95%) Sophos
13 1 (0.95%) AppSense
13 1 (0.95%) Acronis
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