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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Server Support
Rank 843 848 832
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Support 56 25 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.024% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.025% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 50
Average salary £31,500 £36,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.69% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £24,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.70%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

3rd Line Server Support Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Server Support
Top 25 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 29 August 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 -13 46 £31,500 -13.69% 5
London +12 17 £50,500 +6.31% 2
South East -14 13 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Hampshire -11 10 £31,500 -10.00%
Hook - 9 £31,500 -
City of London +2 8 - -
Scotland - 8 - -
Edinburgh - 8 - -
East of England -12 7 £30,000 -17.80%
Hertfordshire - 7 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire - 6 - -
Yorkshire - 6 - -
Leeds - 6 - -
Watford - 6 - -
West Midlands -12 3 £25,000 -20.00%
Surrey -5 2 £33,500 +8.67% 1
Telford - 2 £26,750 -
Shropshire - 2 £26,750 -
Woking - 2 £33,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £30,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £40,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £25,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £25,000 -

3rd Line Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 107 (95.54%) Windows
2 95 (84.82%) Microsoft
3 87 (77.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 84 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 82 (73.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 74 (66.07%) MS Excel
7 73 (65.18%) VMware
8 68 (60.71%) Active Directory
9 63 (56.25%) DNS
9 63 (56.25%) MCITP
10 62 (55.36%) Citrix
11 61 (54.46%) ITIL
12 57 (50.89%) VMware Infrastructure
13 51 (45.54%) MCSE
14 49 (43.75%) MS Exchange
15 42 (37.50%) Firewall
16 40 (35.71%) Clustering
17 39 (34.82%) Finance
17 39 (34.82%) Exchange Server 2010
18 37 (33.04%) Exchange Server 2007
19 30 (26.79%) SCCM
20 27 (24.11%) Exchange Server 2003
21 25 (22.32%) Backup Exec
22 22 (19.64%) Network Security
22 22 (19.64%) SQL
22 22 (19.64%) Symantec
23 21 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
23 21 (18.75%) Service Delivery
24 20 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
25 19 (16.96%) XenApp

3rd Line Server Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 49 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 39 (34.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (33.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (24.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (9.82%) Lync
6 10 (8.93%) SharePoint
7 8 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.57%) IIS
8 4 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.79%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 74 (66.07%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.14%) PaaS
2 4 (3.57%) Office 365
3 2 (1.79%) IaaS
3 2 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (56.25%) DNS
2 42 (37.50%) Firewall
3 22 (19.64%) Network Security
4 18 (16.07%) SAN
5 14 (12.50%) LAN
5 14 (12.50%) WAN
5 14 (12.50%) DHCP
6 7 (6.25%) VoIP
6 7 (6.25%) VPN
7 6 (5.36%) TCP/IP
7 6 (5.36%) MPLS
7 6 (5.36%) PBX
7 6 (5.36%) ISDN
7 6 (5.36%) VLAN
8 5 (4.46%) NAS
9 4 (3.57%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.79%) WLAN
10 2 (1.79%) LDAP
10 2 (1.79%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 39 (34.82%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Retail
3 6 (5.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.68%) Law
5 1 (0.89%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.79%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 40 (35.71%) Clustering
2 6 (5.36%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.57%) Replication
4 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.79%) GIS
6 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 107 (95.54%) Windows
2 87 (77.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (73.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.71%) Linux
6 8 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (54.46%) ITIL
2 21 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 7 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 7 (6.25%) Project Management
4 6 (5.36%) E-Commerce
4 6 (5.36%) Change Management
4 6 (5.36%) Migration
5 4 (3.57%) Service Management
6 3 (2.68%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.68%) PRINCE
7 2 (1.79%) Document Management
7 2 (1.79%) Load Balancing
8 1 (0.89%) Wealth Management
8 1 (0.89%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (0.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (0.89%) Software Deployment
8 1 (0.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (0.89%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.64%) SQL
2 6 (5.36%) VBScript
2 6 (5.36%) C
3 5 (4.46%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 84 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (56.25%) MCITP
3 51 (45.54%) MCSE
4 19 (16.96%) MCSA
4 19 (16.96%) Degree
5 11 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (8.04%) MCTS
7 8 (7.14%) CCA
7 8 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.68%) MCDST
9 3 (2.68%) CCNP
9 3 (2.68%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.89%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 57 (50.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (16.96%) XenApp
4 12 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 10 (8.93%) VMware ESX
5 10 (8.93%) XenDesktop
6 9 (8.04%) XenServer
7 7 (6.25%) vSphere
7 7 (6.25%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.68%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.79%) vCloud
9 2 (1.79%) NLBS
10 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 30 (26.79%) SCCM
2 25 (22.32%) Backup Exec
3 21 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (8.04%) WSUS
5 7 (6.25%) SCOM
6 4 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 95 (84.82%) Microsoft
2 73 (65.18%) VMware
3 62 (55.36%) Citrix
4 22 (19.64%) Symantec
5 16 (14.29%) Cisco
6 11 (9.82%) HP
7 9 (8.04%) Dell
7 9 (8.04%) EMC
8 8 (7.14%) CheckPoint
9 7 (6.25%) Nimsoft
10 5 (4.46%) NetApp
11 4 (3.57%) Sun
12 3 (2.68%) Juniper
12 3 (2.68%) Altiris
13 2 (1.79%) Interwoven
13 2 (1.79%) F5
14 1 (0.89%) LANDesk
14 1 (0.89%) Acronis
14 1 (0.89%) AppSense
14 1 (0.89%) Sophos
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