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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Server Support
Rank 860 837 838
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Support 36 44 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.040% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.043% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 44
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £36,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +12.30%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 October 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Support within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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 -20 34 £32,500 -13.33% 4
South East -10 14 £41,500 +10.66% 1
Surrey -5 8 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Staines - 8 £41,500 - 1
London +4 7 £42,000 -6.66% 1
City of London +19 4 £44,750 - 1
East Midlands +6 4 £27,500 -21.42%
Hampshire -10 4 £31,500 -10.00%
Leicestershire - 4 £27,500 -
Hinckley - 4 £27,500 -
Hook - 3 £31,500 -
Bracknell -5 2 £36,250 -
Berkshire -6 2 £36,250 -
West Midlands -18 2 £24,250 -36.18%
East of England -20 2 - -
West Yorkshire -33 2 £27,500 -
Yorkshire -44 2 £27,500 -
North West - 2 £30,750 - 1
Scotland - 2 - -
Watford - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £30,750 - 1
Nuneaton - 1 £27,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 £28,500 - 1
Telford - 1 £21,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £21,000 -
Devon - 1 £28,500 - 1
South West - 1 £28,500 - 1

3rd Line Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 103 (99.04%) Windows
2 88 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 83 (79.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 76 (73.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 76 (73.08%) VMware
6 69 (66.35%) Active Directory
7 68 (65.38%) MS Excel
8 56 (53.85%) MCITP
9 52 (50.00%) Citrix
10 51 (49.04%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (48.08%) ITIL
11 50 (48.08%) MCSE
12 46 (44.23%) DNS
13 40 (38.46%) Firewall
13 40 (38.46%) Clustering
13 40 (38.46%) MS Exchange
14 37 (35.58%) Analytical Skills
15 33 (31.73%) Finance
16 31 (29.81%) Exchange Server 2007
17 30 (28.85%) SCCM
18 29 (27.88%) Exchange Server 2010
19 27 (25.96%) Windows Server 2012
20 26 (25.00%) Cisco
20 26 (25.00%) SAN
21 24 (23.08%) MCSA
22 20 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
23 19 (18.27%) SQL
24 18 (17.31%) VMware ESX
24 18 (17.31%) XenApp

3rd Line Server Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 40 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 31 (29.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 29 (27.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (11.54%) Lync
6 11 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (8.65%) IIS
8 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
9 4 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.92%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 68 (65.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.73%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) PaaS
2 4 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (44.23%) DNS
2 40 (38.46%) Firewall
3 26 (25.00%) SAN
4 16 (15.38%) WAN
5 15 (14.42%) LAN
6 14 (13.46%) Network Security
7 12 (11.54%) DHCP
8 8 (7.69%) VPN
9 7 (6.73%) VLAN
10 6 (5.77%) MPLS
10 6 (5.77%) ISDN
10 6 (5.77%) TCP/IP
10 6 (5.77%) PBX
10 6 (5.77%) VoIP
11 4 (3.85%) Kerberos
12 2 (1.92%) NAS
13 1 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 1 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 1 (0.96%) WLAN
13 1 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2000
2 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 33 (31.73%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.77%) Retail
3 3 (2.88%) Law
4 2 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Legal
5 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) COM
1 1 (0.96%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 40 (38.46%) Clustering
2 37 (35.58%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.65%) Replication
4 6 (5.77%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.85%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 103 (99.04%) Windows
2 83 (79.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (25.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (9.62%) Linux
6 8 (7.69%) Windows 2000
6 8 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (2.88%) UNIX
10 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (48.08%) ITIL
2 13 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 8 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (5.77%) Change Management
4 6 (5.77%) Migration
4 6 (5.77%) PRINCE2
4 6 (5.77%) E-Commerce
4 6 (5.77%) Project Management
4 6 (5.77%) Mentoring
4 6 (5.77%) Coaching
5 4 (3.85%) Service Management
6 2 (1.92%) Document Management
7 1 (0.96%) Business Continuity
7 1 (0.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (0.96%) Load Balancing
7 1 (0.96%) Problem Management
7 1 (0.96%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (0.96%) ITIL V3
7 1 (0.96%) ITIL V2
7 1 (0.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.27%) SQL
2 6 (5.77%) VBScript
2 6 (5.77%) C
3 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (73.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (53.85%) MCITP
3 50 (48.08%) MCSE
4 24 (23.08%) MCSA
5 15 (14.42%) Degree
6 8 (7.69%) MCTS
6 8 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (6.73%) CCA
7 7 (6.73%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.88%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.88%) MCDST
9 2 (1.92%) MCP
10 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 69 (66.35%) Active Directory
2 51 (49.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (17.31%) VMware ESX
3 18 (17.31%) XenApp
4 16 (15.38%) vSphere
5 11 (10.58%) Hyper-V
6 9 (8.65%) XenDesktop
7 7 (6.73%) XenServer
7 7 (6.73%) Terminal Services
8 5 (4.81%) vCloud
9 4 (3.85%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.96%) Xen
11 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.96%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (28.85%) SCCM
2 17 (16.35%) Backup Exec
3 13 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (7.69%) WSUS
4 8 (7.69%) SCOM
5 4 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (3.85%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 88 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 76 (73.08%) VMware
3 52 (50.00%) Citrix
4 26 (25.00%) Cisco
5 15 (14.42%) Symantec
6 13 (12.50%) HP
7 9 (8.65%) Dell
7 9 (8.65%) NetApp
8 7 (6.73%) CheckPoint
9 6 (5.77%) Nimsoft
10 5 (4.81%) EMC
11 4 (3.85%) Sun
11 4 (3.85%) Altiris
12 2 (1.92%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.92%) Interwoven
13 1 (0.96%) Juniper
13 1 (0.96%) Acronis
13 1 (0.96%) F5
13 1 (0.96%) LANDesk
13 1 (0.96%) Sophos
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