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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Server Support
Rank 847 809 849
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Support 32 63 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.061% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.064% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 31 40 29
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
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 27 January 2015 within the UK.

3rd Line Server Support Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Server Support
Top 28 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 27 January 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 -25 32 £36,500 -2.66% 1
South East -48 9 £41,500 +14.48%
North West -10 8 £30,750 +11.81%
Surrey -13 7 £41,500 +18.57%
Manchester -7 6 £30,750 +11.81%
Staines +20 5 £41,500 -9.78%
London +9 4 £48,750 +7.14%
West Midlands -6 4 £34,250 +18.10%
Yorkshire -19 4 £35,000 +20.68%
Sheffield - 3 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £36,500 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
City of London +5 2 £41,750 -20.47%
Berkshire -1 2 £40,000 -15.78%
Bedfordshire - 2 £42,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £27,000 -
Southport - 2 £27,000 -
Bedford - 2 £42,500 -
Leatherhead - 2 £37,500 -
East of England - 2 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire -8 1 £37,500 +29.31%
Leeds -10 1 £37,500 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £32,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £35,000 -
Nuneaton - 1 £30,000 -
North East - 1 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £35,000 -

3rd Line Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (82.61%) VMware
3 51 (73.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (71.01%) Microsoft
5 44 (63.77%) Active Directory
6 42 (60.87%) SAN
7 40 (57.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (53.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (46.38%) MCSE
10 31 (44.93%) MS Excel
10 31 (44.93%) Cisco
11 29 (42.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (37.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (37.68%) vSphere
13 25 (36.23%) SQL Server
14 23 (33.33%) Firewall
14 23 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (30.43%) MCITP
16 20 (28.99%) Clustering
16 20 (28.99%) ITIL
16 20 (28.99%) MS Exchange
17 18 (26.09%) IIS
17 18 (26.09%) MCSA
18 17 (24.64%) Linux
18 17 (24.64%) Citrix
18 17 (24.64%) VMware ESX
18 17 (24.64%) SQL Server 2005
18 17 (24.64%) SQL Server 2008
19 16 (23.19%) DNS
20 15 (21.74%) SQL

3rd Line Server Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (28.99%) MS Exchange
2 18 (26.09%) IIS
3 13 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
4 7 (10.14%) Lync
4 7 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.45%) Apache
7 1 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (44.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (60.87%) SAN
2 23 (33.33%) Firewall
3 16 (23.19%) DNS
4 14 (20.29%) WAN
5 13 (18.84%) LAN
6 11 (15.94%) DHCP
6 11 (15.94%) VPN
7 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 6 (8.70%) NAS
9 3 (4.35%) VLAN
9 3 (4.35%) Network Security
10 2 (2.90%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.90%) MPLS
10 2 (2.90%) PBX
10 2 (2.90%) VoIP
10 2 (2.90%) ISDN
10 2 (2.90%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.45%) Intranet
11 1 (1.45%) Wireless
11 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.23%) SQL Server
2 17 (24.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 17 (24.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (18.84%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.45%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.45%) IDOL
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Back Office
4 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Law
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (28.99%) Clustering
3 7 (10.14%) Replication
4 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.45%) Statistics
5 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (73.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (57.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (42.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (24.64%) Linux
6 14 (20.29%) UNIX
7 8 (11.59%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) ITIL
2 13 (18.84%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (5.80%) Change Control
4 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 3 (4.35%) Coaching
4 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (2.90%) Matrix Management
5 2 (2.90%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.45%) Migration
6 1 (1.45%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.45%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.45%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.45%) ITIL V2
6 1 (1.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) C
3 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (53.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (46.38%) MCSE
3 21 (30.43%) MCITP
4 18 (26.09%) MCSA
5 4 (5.80%) MCP
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.80%) Degree
6 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.90%) CCNP
7 2 (2.90%) CCNA
8 1 (1.45%) CCA
8 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (63.77%) Active Directory
2 26 (37.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (37.68%) vSphere
3 17 (24.64%) VMware ESX
4 9 (13.04%) XenApp
5 7 (10.14%) vCloud
6 4 (5.80%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.90%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.45%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) NetBackup
2 7 (10.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (10.14%) SCCM
3 4 (5.80%) Opsview
3 4 (5.80%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.35%) SCOM
5 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 57 (82.61%) VMware
2 49 (71.01%) Microsoft
3 31 (44.93%) Cisco
4 17 (24.64%) Citrix
5 13 (18.84%) HP
6 12 (17.39%) NetApp
7 9 (13.04%) Symantec
8 8 (11.59%) 3PAR
9 6 (8.70%) CheckPoint
10 4 (5.80%) Kaspersky
11 2 (2.90%) FalconStor
11 2 (2.90%) EMC
11 2 (2.90%) Juniper
11 2 (2.90%) CommVault
11 2 (2.90%) Oracle
12 1 (1.45%) Dell
12 1 (1.45%) Veritas
12 1 (1.45%) Websense
12 1 (1.45%) Altiris
12 1 (1.45%) Meridio
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago