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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Server Support
Rank 841 837 854
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Support 29 53 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.050% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.053% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 28 39 35
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £46,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 3 March 2015 within the UK.

3rd Line Server Support Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Server Support
Top 26 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 3 March 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
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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 -7 29 £37,500 +3.44% 4
Yorkshire -1 8 £36,250 +20.83%
South East -35 7 £41,500 +14.48% 1
Surrey -7 6 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Staines +11 5 £41,500 -9.78% 1
East of England +5 5 £45,000 -5.26%
Bedfordshire - 5 £45,000 -
Bedford - 5 £45,000 -
Leeds -5 4 £37,500 +25.00%
West Yorkshire -10 4 £37,500 +25.00%
Sheffield - 4 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 -
London -7 3 £47,000 +3.29%
Manchester -3 2 £31,000 +12.72%
North West -17 2 £31,000 +12.72%
West Midlands - 2 £36,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £36,500 -
City of London +10 1 £36,000 -31.42%
Berkshire -1 1 - -
North East -11 1 £35,000 +40.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 1 £35,000 +40.00%
Tyne and Wear -17 1 £35,000 +40.00%
Derbyshire - 1 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £37,500 -

3rd Line Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (92.54%) VMware
3 51 (76.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (76.12%) SAN
4 49 (73.13%) Active Directory
5 47 (70.15%) Microsoft
6 37 (55.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (49.25%) Cisco
8 32 (47.76%) SQL Server
8 32 (47.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (44.78%) MCSE
9 30 (44.78%) vSphere
10 29 (43.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (40.30%) MS Excel
11 27 (40.30%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (35.82%) Clustering
13 23 (34.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 23 (34.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (34.33%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (31.34%) Firewall
15 20 (29.85%) Linux
15 20 (29.85%) IIS
16 19 (28.36%) MCSA
17 18 (26.87%) UNIX
17 18 (26.87%) MCITP
18 17 (25.37%) VMware ESX
18 17 (25.37%) SQL
18 17 (25.37%) Citrix
19 16 (23.88%) MS Exchange
19 16 (23.88%) NetApp

3rd Line Server Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 20 (29.85%) IIS
2 16 (23.88%) MS Exchange
3 12 (17.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
6 5 (7.46%) Lync
7 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (4.48%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (4.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.49%) Apache
10 1 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (40.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (76.12%) SAN
2 21 (31.34%) Firewall
3 14 (20.90%) VPN
4 12 (17.91%) WAN
5 11 (16.42%) LAN
6 10 (14.93%) NAS
7 9 (13.43%) DHCP
7 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
7 9 (13.43%) DNS
8 5 (7.46%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.99%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (47.76%) SQL Server
2 23 (34.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 23 (34.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (22.39%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.49%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.49%) IDOL
General
1 4 (5.97%) Back Office
1 4 (5.97%) Banking
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Clustering
2 23 (34.33%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (14.93%) Replication
4 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (76.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (55.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (43.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (29.85%) Linux
6 18 (26.87%) UNIX
7 8 (11.94%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Technical Architecture
2 12 (17.91%) ITIL
3 8 (11.94%) Change Control
4 6 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.99%) Matrix Management
5 2 (2.99%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.49%) Line Management
6 1 (1.49%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.49%) Coaching
6 1 (1.49%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL V2
6 1 (1.49%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.49%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.99%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (47.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (44.78%) MCSE
3 19 (28.36%) MCSA
4 18 (26.87%) MCITP
5 5 (7.46%) CCNP
5 5 (7.46%) CCNA
5 5 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.97%) MCP
7 3 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.48%) VCP4
8 1 (1.49%) MCTS
8 1 (1.49%) CCA
8 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (73.13%) Active Directory
2 30 (44.78%) vSphere
3 27 (40.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (25.37%) VMware ESX
5 11 (16.42%) XenApp
6 7 (10.45%) vCloud
7 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.99%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.49%) Xen
9 1 (1.49%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) NetBackup
2 8 (11.94%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (11.94%) Opsview
3 4 (5.97%) SCCM
4 2 (2.99%) SCOM
5 1 (1.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.49%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 62 (92.54%) VMware
2 47 (70.15%) Microsoft
3 33 (49.25%) Cisco
4 17 (25.37%) Citrix
5 16 (23.88%) NetApp
6 14 (20.90%) HP
7 10 (14.93%) Symantec
8 9 (13.43%) CheckPoint
9 8 (11.94%) 3PAR
9 8 (11.94%) Kaspersky
10 6 (8.96%) CommVault
11 5 (7.46%) Oracle
11 5 (7.46%) FalconStor
12 2 (2.99%) EMC
12 2 (2.99%) Juniper
13 1 (1.49%) Dell
13 1 (1.49%) Veeam
13 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.49%) Altiris
13 1 (1.49%) Meridio
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