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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Server Support
Rank 845 819 865
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Support 35 60 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.056% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.059% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 35 31 29
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £52,500 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

3rd Line Server Support Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Server Support
Top 27 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 24 December 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 -23 35 £31,250 -16.66% 2
North West -10 10 £30,750 +11.81%
South East -17 10 £41,500 -9.78%
Surrey -5 9 £41,500 -9.78%
Manchester -14 8 £30,750 +11.81%
Staines +13 7 £41,500 -9.78%
London -27 5 £47,500 -9.52%
City of London +10 3 £47,500 -9.52%
West Midlands -14 3 £30,000 +3.44%
East Midlands +20 2 £27,500 -21.42%
West Yorkshire -3 2 £27,500 -
South West -10 2 £28,500 -24.00%
Yorkshire -21 2 £27,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £28,750 -
Devon - 2 £28,500 -
Leicestershire - 2 £27,500 -
Exeter - 2 £28,500 -
Hinckley - 2 £27,500 -
Leatherhead - 2 £37,500 -
Nuneaton - 2 £28,750 -
Southport - 2 £27,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £27,000 -
Berkshire +5 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £35,000 - 1
Coventry - 1 £32,000 -
North East - 1 £35,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £35,000 - 1

3rd Line Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 78 (98.73%) Windows
2 62 (78.48%) VMware
2 62 (78.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (73.42%) Microsoft
4 50 (63.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 50 (63.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 48 (60.76%) Active Directory
6 42 (53.16%) MCSE
7 41 (51.90%) MS Excel
8 34 (43.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (41.77%) SAN
10 32 (40.51%) MCITP
11 31 (39.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (39.24%) Analytical Skills
12 30 (37.97%) ITIL
12 30 (37.97%) Firewall
13 28 (35.44%) DNS
13 28 (35.44%) Cisco
14 25 (31.65%) Citrix
15 24 (30.38%) MS Exchange
15 24 (30.38%) Clustering
16 21 (26.58%) Finance
16 21 (26.58%) vSphere
17 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
17 19 (24.05%) WAN
18 18 (22.78%) MCSA
18 18 (22.78%) LAN
19 17 (21.52%) Linux
19 17 (21.52%) VMware ESX
19 17 (21.52%) Exchange Server 2007

3rd Line Server Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (30.38%) MS Exchange
2 17 (21.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (16.46%) IIS
3 13 (16.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (13.92%) Lync
5 9 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (51.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (41.77%) SAN
2 30 (37.97%) Firewall
3 28 (35.44%) DNS
4 19 (24.05%) WAN
5 18 (22.78%) LAN
6 13 (16.46%) DHCP
7 9 (11.39%) VPN
8 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
9 7 (8.86%) VLAN
10 6 (7.59%) Network Security
10 6 (7.59%) MPLS
10 6 (7.59%) ISDN
10 6 (7.59%) PBX
10 6 (7.59%) VoIP
11 2 (2.53%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.53%) NAS
12 1 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 1 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 1 (1.27%) Wireless
12 1 (1.27%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.92%) SQL Server 2000
2 11 (13.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (13.92%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 21 (26.58%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.59%) Retail
3 4 (5.06%) Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) Law
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (39.24%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (30.38%) Clustering
3 6 (7.59%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.33%) Replication
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 78 (98.73%) Windows
2 62 (78.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (63.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (39.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (21.52%) Linux
6 10 (12.66%) UNIX
7 8 (10.13%) Windows 2000
8 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.80%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) ITIL
2 11 (13.92%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
3 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
3 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
3 6 (7.59%) Coaching
4 2 (2.53%) Change Management
5 1 (1.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.27%) Migration
5 1 (1.27%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.27%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.27%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.27%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.27%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL V2
5 1 (1.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.27%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.66%) SQL
2 6 (7.59%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (63.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (53.16%) MCSE
3 32 (40.51%) MCITP
4 18 (22.78%) MCSA
5 11 (13.92%) Degree
6 4 (5.06%) MCP
6 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.27%) MCTS
8 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.27%) CCA
8 1 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (60.76%) Active Directory
2 34 (43.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (26.58%) vSphere
4 17 (21.52%) VMware ESX
5 7 (8.86%) vCloud
6 6 (7.59%) XenApp
6 6 (7.59%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.53%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.27%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.27%) XenServer
8 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (16.46%) SCCM
2 8 (10.13%) NetBackup
2 8 (10.13%) Backup Exec
3 6 (7.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (6.33%) SCOM
5 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 62 (78.48%) VMware
2 58 (73.42%) Microsoft
3 28 (35.44%) Cisco
4 25 (31.65%) Citrix
5 12 (15.19%) HP
6 9 (11.39%) Symantec
7 8 (10.13%) 3PAR
7 8 (10.13%) NetApp
8 7 (8.86%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.53%) Juniper
10 1 (1.27%) Dell
10 1 (1.27%) EMC
10 1 (1.27%) Acronis
10 1 (1.27%) F5
10 1 (1.27%) Websense
10 1 (1.27%) Altiris
10 1 (1.27%) LANDesk
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits & overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago