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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Server Support
Rank 870 853 842
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Support 22 43 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.038% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.041% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 21 34 39
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,250 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 March 2015 within the UK.

3rd Line Server Support Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Server Support
Top 20 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 March 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 -9 22 £41,500 +18.57% 2
Yorkshire +6 8 £36,250 +20.83%
South East -23 6 £41,500 +18.57%
Staines +6 5 £41,500 -9.78%
Surrey 0 5 £41,500 +18.57%
East of England +13 4 £45,000 -5.26%
Leeds +9 4 £37,500 +25.00%
West Yorkshire -2 4 £37,500 +25.00%
Bedford - 4 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Sheffield - 4 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 -
London +34 2 £41,500 -8.79% 1
Berkshire +2 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £50,000 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £36,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £36,500 - 1
City of London - 1 £36,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 -

3rd Line Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (91.38%) VMware
3 44 (75.86%) SAN
4 43 (74.14%) Active Directory
4 43 (74.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (70.69%) Microsoft
6 31 (53.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (48.28%) SQL Server
8 27 (46.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (44.83%) MCSE
9 26 (44.83%) Cisco
10 25 (43.10%) vSphere
10 25 (43.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (37.93%) MS Excel
12 20 (34.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (34.48%) Clustering
12 20 (34.48%) SQL Server 2005
13 19 (32.76%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (31.03%) Linux
14 18 (31.03%) SQL
15 17 (29.31%) IIS
15 17 (29.31%) UNIX
15 17 (29.31%) Citrix
16 16 (27.59%) MCSA
17 15 (25.86%) Firewall
17 15 (25.86%) MCITP
18 14 (24.14%) VMware ESX
18 14 (24.14%) NetApp
18 14 (24.14%) MS Exchange

3rd Line Server Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (29.31%) IIS
2 14 (24.14%) MS Exchange
3 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.62%) Lync
6 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.72%) Apache
8 1 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 10 (17.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (75.86%) SAN
2 15 (25.86%) Firewall
3 12 (20.69%) VPN
4 10 (17.24%) NAS
5 8 (13.79%) DNS
5 8 (13.79%) LAN
5 8 (13.79%) WAN
5 8 (13.79%) DHCP
5 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
6 5 (8.62%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 20 (34.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 20 (34.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.72%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.72%) IDOL
General
1 4 (6.90%) Back Office
1 4 (6.90%) Banking
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) Clustering
2 19 (32.76%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (13.79%) Replication
4 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (74.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (53.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (43.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (31.03%) Linux
6 17 (29.31%) UNIX
7 4 (6.90%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) Technical Architecture
2 11 (18.97%) ITIL
3 8 (13.79%) Change Control
4 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.45%) Matrix Management
6 1 (1.72%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL V2
6 1 (1.72%) Line Management
6 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.72%) Coaching
6 1 (1.72%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (46.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (44.83%) MCSE
3 16 (27.59%) MCSA
4 15 (25.86%) MCITP
5 5 (8.62%) CCNP
5 5 (8.62%) CCNA
5 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.17%) MCP
6 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.72%) MCTS
7 1 (1.72%) CCA
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (74.14%) Active Directory
2 25 (43.10%) vSphere
3 22 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (24.14%) VMware ESX
5 11 (18.97%) XenApp
6 5 (8.62%) vCloud
7 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.45%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) Norton AntiVirus
1 8 (13.79%) NetBackup
1 8 (13.79%) Opsview
2 4 (6.90%) SCCM
3 2 (3.45%) SCOM
4 1 (1.72%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (1.72%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 53 (91.38%) VMware
2 41 (70.69%) Microsoft
3 26 (44.83%) Cisco
4 17 (29.31%) Citrix
5 14 (24.14%) NetApp
6 13 (22.41%) HP
7 10 (17.24%) Symantec
8 9 (15.52%) CheckPoint
9 8 (13.79%) Kaspersky
10 7 (12.07%) 3PAR
11 6 (10.34%) CommVault
12 5 (8.62%) Oracle
12 5 (8.62%) FalconStor
13 2 (3.45%) EMC
14 1 (1.72%) Juniper
14 1 (1.72%) Dell
14 1 (1.72%) Veeam
14 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
14 1 (1.72%) Meridio
14 1 (1.72%) Veritas
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