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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Server Support
Rank 836 810 812
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Support 112 132 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 105 107 113
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016 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 9 February 2016. 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 -8 95 £37,500 +4.16% 6
London -14 34 £38,000 -3.79% 1
South East +23 31 £41,750 +6.36% 1
Kent - 13 £42,500 -
West Midlands -5 12 £25,750 -20.76% 1
Berkshire +1 9 £36,000 -20.44%
North West +13 7 £30,000 -3.22% 1
Slough +5 7 £33,500 -29.47%
City of London +61 6 £38,500 +4.05%
Bridgend - 6 £20,500 -
South Wales - 6 £20,500 -
Wales - 6 £20,500 -
Staffordshire +6 5 £24,000 -31.42%
Surrey +5 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Burton-upon-Trent +2 5 £24,000 -31.42%
Coventry +1 5 £40,500 +26.56% 1
East of England -4 4 £37,500 -11.76%
Merseyside -5 4 £29,250 +8.33%
Southport -5 4 £29,250 +8.33%
Hertfordshire - 4 £37,500 -
Manchester +9 3 £30,000 -4.76% 1
Mayfair - 3 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire +17 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Basingstoke +12 2 £37,500 +10.29%
Bracknell +10 2 £50,000 -
Bristol +5 2 £31,000 -
South West -7 2 £31,000 -8.82%
Northamptonshire - 2 £35,000 -
Northampton - 2 £35,000 -

3rd Line Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 205 (95.35%) Windows
2 166 (77.21%) Windows Server
3 136 (63.26%) Microsoft
4 134 (62.33%) VMware
5 131 (60.93%) Active Directory
6 97 (45.12%) Firewall
7 95 (44.19%) MS Exchange
8 79 (36.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 75 (34.88%) Cisco
10 71 (33.02%) VMware Infrastructure
11 65 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 59 (27.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 59 (27.44%) MCSE
13 52 (24.19%) DNS
14 51 (23.72%) Citrix
15 48 (22.33%) SAN
15 48 (22.33%) SQL
16 47 (21.86%) MS Office
16 47 (21.86%) Exchange Server 2010
17 46 (21.40%) Windows Server 2003
18 42 (19.53%) TCP/IP
19 41 (19.07%) LAN
20 40 (18.60%) SQL Server
20 40 (18.60%) Apple
21 38 (17.67%) Cisco Certification
21 38 (17.67%) DHCP
21 38 (17.67%) Windows 8
22 37 (17.21%) CCNA
23 36 (16.74%) WAN
23 36 (16.74%) MCITP

3rd Line Server Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 95 (44.19%) MS Exchange
2 47 (21.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 26 (12.09%) IIS
4 25 (11.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 25 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2000
5 15 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (6.98%) SharePoint
6 10 (4.65%) Site Server
7 6 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.86%) JBoss
8 4 (1.86%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.40%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 47 (21.86%) MS Office
2 32 (14.88%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.86%) Cognos Planning
1 4 (1.86%) ResourceLink
1 4 (1.86%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.95%) Office 365
2 4 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.93%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.93%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (45.12%) Firewall
2 52 (24.19%) DNS
3 48 (22.33%) SAN
4 42 (19.53%) TCP/IP
5 41 (19.07%) LAN
6 38 (17.67%) DHCP
7 36 (16.74%) WAN
8 32 (14.88%) VPN
9 19 (8.84%) VLAN
10 16 (7.44%) VoIP
11 10 (4.65%) HTTP
11 10 (4.65%) SMTP
12 9 (4.19%) MPLS
13 7 (3.26%) Internet
13 7 (3.26%) SSL
14 6 (2.79%) SNMP
14 6 (2.79%) Spanning Tree
14 6 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (2.33%) NAS
15 5 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.86%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (0.93%) Informix
4 1 (0.47%) Big Data
4 1 (0.47%) MySQL
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 26 (12.09%) Finance
2 10 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.79%) Advertising
4 4 (1.86%) Publishing
5 3 (1.40%) Back Office
6 2 (0.93%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.79%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.40%) WSH
3 2 (0.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.88%) Blackberry
2 16 (7.44%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.65%) Clustering
3 10 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.19%) Visualisation
5 7 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.26%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.26%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.26%) Handset
5 7 (3.26%) iPhone
6 3 (1.40%) Replication
7 2 (0.93%) CMDB
7 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.47%) e-Health
8 1 (0.47%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.47%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.47%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 205 (95.35%) Windows
2 166 (77.21%) Windows Server
3 79 (36.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (21.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (17.67%) Windows 8
7 35 (16.28%) Linux
7 35 (16.28%) Mac OS X
8 25 (11.63%) Windows 2000 Server
9 21 (9.77%) Windows 7
10 18 (8.37%) Unix
11 13 (6.05%) Windows XP
12 7 (3.26%) Android
13 3 (1.40%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.47%) CentOS
14 1 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.47%) HPUX
14 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (12.09%) Problem Management
2 23 (10.70%) Project Management
3 18 (8.37%) ITIL
4 13 (6.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (6.05%) Presales
5 12 (5.58%) Change Management
6 10 (4.65%) High Availability
6 10 (4.65%) Server Building
7 9 (4.19%) Logistics
7 9 (4.19%) Network Management
8 7 (3.26%) Asset Management
8 7 (3.26%) Migration
8 7 (3.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (2.79%) Service Management
10 5 (2.33%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (2.33%) Time Management
11 3 (1.40%) Network Load Balancing
11 3 (1.40%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (0.93%) Mobile Device Management
12 2 (0.93%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 48 (22.33%) SQL
2 10 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.40%) VBScript
4 2 (0.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 59 (27.44%) MCSE
1 59 (27.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (17.67%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (17.21%) CCNA
4 36 (16.74%) MCITP
5 16 (7.44%) MCSA
6 13 (6.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.40%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.47%) Degree
9 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.79%) SLA
2 3 (1.40%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 131 (60.93%) Active Directory
2 71 (33.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (13.02%) Hyper-V
4 19 (8.84%) vSphere
5 11 (5.12%) Terminal Services
6 10 (4.65%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.79%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.86%) XenApp
9 3 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.40%) XenServer
10 2 (0.93%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.93%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (6.05%) SCCM
2 12 (5.58%) SCOM
3 11 (5.12%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.93%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.47%) DameWare
5 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.47%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.47%) SCSM
5 1 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 136 (63.26%) Microsoft
2 134 (62.33%) VMware
3 75 (34.88%) Cisco
4 51 (23.72%) Citrix
5 40 (18.60%) Apple
6 26 (12.09%) Avaya
7 20 (9.30%) HP
8 11 (5.12%) Intel Security
9 10 (4.65%) Juniper
9 10 (4.65%) NetApp
10 8 (3.72%) IBM
11 7 (3.26%) Adobe
12 6 (2.79%) EMC
13 5 (2.33%) Dell
14 4 (1.86%) Cognos
14 4 (1.86%) LANDesk
15 3 (1.40%) Aruba
15 3 (1.40%) CommVault
15 3 (1.40%) Mitel
15 3 (1.40%) Symantec
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