The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had 3rd Line Server Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Server Support
Rank 857 826 823
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Support 66 135 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 55 110 125
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £30,450 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%

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
94619 103335 113551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.48% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79584 84714 93028
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3rd Line Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 26 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Support within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -42 65 £40,000 +5.26% 5
London +8 20 £42,500 +10.38%
East Midlands +23 18 £28,375 -24.33%
South East +3 12 £42,500 +10.38% 1
West Midlands -6 9 £40,500 +12.50%
Northamptonshire +23 8 - -
Northampton +16 8 - -
Coventry - 8 £40,500 -
Kent +7 6 £42,500 +10.38%
Lincoln +3 5 £27,750 +29.06%
Lincolnshire +2 5 £27,750 +29.06%
Berkshire +13 4 £37,000 -16.85% 1
Nottingham +9 4 £31,250 -42.12%
Nottinghamshire +1 4 £31,250 -42.12%
East of England +3 2 £44,250 +36.15%
North West -1 2 £31,750 -25.29% 3
Thatcham - 2 £37,000 -
Newbury - 2 £37,000 -
City of London +62 1 £26,500 -25.35%
Hertfordshire +22 1 £38,500 +28.33%
Watford +8 1 £38,500 -3.75%
Essex +6 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Lancashire +4 1 £26,500 -37.64% 1
Yorkshire +2 1 £27,500 -14.06% 1
Surrey 0 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Derbyshire -1 1 £29,000 -42.00%
South West -5 1 £34,000 +4.61%
Gloucestershire -7 1 £34,000 +1.49%
Cheltenham -8 1 £34,000 -0.72%
Colchester - 1 £50,000 -

3rd Line Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 3rd Line Server 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 featuring 3rd Line Server Support in the job title.

1 150 (84.75%) Windows
2 121 (68.36%) Windows Server
3 115 (64.97%) Microsoft
4 96 (54.24%) VMware
5 84 (47.46%) Active Directory
6 75 (42.37%) MS Exchange
7 58 (32.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 56 (31.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 55 (31.07%) Firewall
10 53 (29.94%) Cisco
10 53 (29.94%) VMware Infrastructure
11 47 (26.55%) Citrix
12 43 (24.29%) Office 365
13 42 (23.73%) SAN
13 42 (23.73%) LAN
14 38 (21.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 38 (21.47%) WAN
14 38 (21.47%) MS Office
15 37 (20.90%) Microsoft Certification
16 35 (19.77%) Linux
17 34 (19.21%) SCOM
17 34 (19.21%) MCSE
17 34 (19.21%) HP
18 32 (18.08%) SQL Server
19 31 (17.51%) Exchange Server 2010
20 27 (15.25%) Hyper-V
20 27 (15.25%) DNS
21 26 (14.69%) IBM
21 26 (14.69%) Cisco Certification
21 26 (14.69%) ITIL

3rd Line Server Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 75 (42.37%) MS Exchange
2 31 (17.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (9.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 17 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2000
4 15 (8.47%) IIS
5 14 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (5.65%) SharePoint
8 8 (4.52%) Site Server
9 7 (3.95%) Skype for Business
10 5 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (2.26%) JBoss
11 4 (2.26%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (1.13%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (21.47%) MS Office
2 18 (10.17%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.26%) Cognos Planning
1 4 (2.26%) ResourceLink
1 4 (2.26%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (24.29%) Office 365
2 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.13%) IaaS
5 2 (1.13%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (31.07%) Firewall
2 42 (23.73%) LAN
2 42 (23.73%) SAN
3 38 (21.47%) WAN
4 27 (15.25%) DNS
5 24 (13.56%) VPN
6 23 (12.99%) TCP/IP
7 22 (12.43%) DHCP
8 21 (11.86%) VLAN
9 11 (6.21%) VoIP
10 10 (5.65%) HTTP
10 10 (5.65%) Internet
10 10 (5.65%) SMTP
11 9 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (3.95%) SSL
13 6 (3.39%) NAS
13 6 (3.39%) SNMP
13 6 (3.39%) Spanning Tree
14 4 (2.26%) FTP
14 4 (2.26%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.26%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (0.56%) MySQL
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (6.78%) Telecoms
2 11 (6.21%) Finance
3 6 (3.39%) Advertising
4 3 (1.69%) Retail
5 2 (1.13%) Banking
5 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.13%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.39%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.69%) .NET
2 3 (1.69%) Middleware
3 2 (1.13%) LAMP
3 2 (1.13%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.12%) Blackberry
2 16 (9.04%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.95%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.95%) Handset
3 7 (3.95%) iPhone
4 4 (2.26%) Clustering
4 4 (2.26%) Replication
5 3 (1.69%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.69%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.69%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.56%) AS400
7 1 (0.56%) e-Health
7 1 (0.56%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.56%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.56%) iPad
7 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 150 (84.75%) Windows
2 121 (68.36%) Windows Server
3 58 (32.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (31.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (21.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (19.77%) Linux
7 25 (14.12%) Windows 7
8 24 (13.56%) Mac OS X
9 21 (11.86%) Windows 8
10 20 (11.30%) Windows 2000 Server
11 16 (9.04%) Unix
12 10 (5.65%) AIX
12 10 (5.65%) HPUX
12 10 (5.65%) Windows 10
13 9 (5.08%) Android
14 3 (1.69%) Mac OS X Server
14 3 (1.69%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.56%) CentOS
15 1 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.69%) ITIL
2 20 (11.30%) Problem Management
3 14 (7.91%) Project Management
4 12 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (6.21%) Mentoring
6 8 (4.52%) Contingency Planning
6 8 (4.52%) Server Building
6 8 (4.52%) Service Management
7 6 (3.39%) Migration
7 6 (3.39%) Network Management
8 5 (2.82%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (2.26%) High Availability
10 3 (1.69%) Capacity Management
10 3 (1.69%) Change Management
10 3 (1.69%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (1.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 3 (1.69%) Logistics
10 3 (1.69%) Security Hardening
11 2 (1.13%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (1.13%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.12%) SQL
2 9 (5.08%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.69%) Java
3 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.13%) VB
4 2 (1.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (20.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (19.21%) MCSE
3 26 (14.69%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (14.12%) CCNA
5 21 (11.86%) MCITP
6 7 (3.95%) MCSA
7 4 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.13%) Degree
9 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.56%) MCP
9 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.26%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (47.46%) Active Directory
2 53 (29.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (15.25%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.34%) vSphere
5 12 (6.78%) Terminal Services
6 10 (5.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 8 (4.52%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (3.95%) XenApp
9 3 (1.69%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.13%) XenServer
11 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 34 (19.21%) SCOM
2 22 (12.43%) SCCM
3 10 (5.65%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (5.65%) Nagios
3 10 (5.65%) Tivoli
4 6 (3.39%) WSUS
5 5 (2.82%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.26%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.13%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.13%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.56%) DameWare
8 1 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 115 (64.97%) Microsoft
2 96 (54.24%) VMware
3 53 (29.94%) Cisco
4 47 (26.55%) Citrix
5 34 (19.21%) HP
6 26 (14.69%) IBM
7 25 (14.12%) Apple
8 18 (10.17%) Avaya
9 17 (9.60%) NetApp
10 13 (7.34%) Intel Security
11 7 (3.95%) Adobe
11 7 (3.95%) EMC
12 5 (2.82%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.26%) Cognos
13 4 (2.26%) CommVault
13 4 (2.26%) Dell
13 4 (2.26%) LANDesk
13 4 (2.26%) Symantec
14 3 (1.69%) Forcepoint
14 3 (1.69%) Sophos
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