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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Server Support
Rank 873 840 858
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Support 38 54 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.049% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.051% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 38 26 36
Average salary £32,250 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.81% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,550 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,650 £52,500 £53,750
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
109010 105147 109704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90448 86287 94223
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,448 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 2014 within the UK.

3rd Line Server Support Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Server Support
Top 25 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 28 November 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 -57 38 £32,250 -21.81% 4
South East -15 13 £41,500 -9.78% 1
Surrey -11 11 £41,500 -17.00%
Staines +14 10 £41,500 -9.78%
North West -11 8 £30,750 +11.81% 1
London -8 6 £44,750 -14.76% 1
Manchester -12 6 £30,750 +11.81% 1
East Midlands +17 4 £27,500 -21.42%
Hinckley - 4 £27,500 -
Leicestershire - 4 £27,500 -
City of London +20 3 £47,500 -9.52%
West Midlands -2 3 £30,000 +3.44% 1
Berkshire +8 2 £36,250 -23.68%
West Yorkshire -16 2 £27,500 -
Yorkshire -37 2 £27,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £28,750 -
Devon - 2 £28,500 -
Exeter - 2 £28,500 -
Nuneaton - 2 £28,750 -
Southport - 2 £27,000 -
South West - 2 £28,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £27,000 -
Bracknell -15 1 £32,500 -
Coventry - 1 £32,000 - 1
Leatherhead - 1 £37,500 -

3rd Line Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 93 (98.94%) Windows
2 74 (78.72%) Microsoft
3 72 (76.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (75.53%) VMware
5 66 (70.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 63 (67.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 57 (60.64%) Active Directory
8 55 (58.51%) MS Excel
9 48 (51.06%) MCSE
10 44 (46.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 42 (44.68%) MCITP
12 38 (40.43%) ITIL
13 37 (39.36%) Citrix
14 36 (38.30%) DNS
14 36 (38.30%) Analytical Skills
15 34 (36.17%) Firewall
16 33 (35.11%) MS Exchange
17 31 (32.98%) Cisco
17 31 (32.98%) Clustering
17 31 (32.98%) Windows Server 2012
18 30 (31.91%) SAN
19 27 (28.72%) Finance
20 23 (24.47%) Exchange Server 2007
20 23 (24.47%) SCCM
21 22 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2010
21 22 (23.40%) MCSA
22 21 (22.34%) vSphere
23 19 (20.21%) SQL Server
23 19 (20.21%) WAN
24 18 (19.15%) LAN

3rd Line Server Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 33 (35.11%) MS Exchange
2 23 (24.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 22 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (13.83%) IIS
6 12 (12.77%) Lync
6 12 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (2.13%) WorkSite
10 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 55 (58.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) PaaS
2 2 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (38.30%) DNS
2 34 (36.17%) Firewall
3 30 (31.91%) SAN
4 19 (20.21%) WAN
5 18 (19.15%) LAN
6 13 (13.83%) DHCP
7 9 (9.57%) VPN
7 9 (9.57%) Network Security
8 7 (7.45%) TCP/IP
8 7 (7.45%) VLAN
9 6 (6.38%) ISDN
9 6 (6.38%) PBX
9 6 (6.38%) VoIP
9 6 (6.38%) MPLS
10 2 (2.13%) Kerberos
10 2 (2.13%) NAS
11 1 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (1.06%) WLAN
11 1 (1.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.70%) SQL Server 2000
2 11 (11.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (11.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 27 (28.72%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.38%) Retail
3 4 (4.26%) Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Law
4 3 (3.19%) Back Office
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 36 (38.30%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (32.98%) Clustering
3 7 (7.45%) Replication
4 6 (6.38%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 93 (98.94%) Windows
2 72 (76.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (70.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (32.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (15.96%) Linux
6 8 (8.51%) Windows 2000
6 8 (8.51%) UNIX
7 6 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.32%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.43%) ITIL
2 10 (10.64%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (9.57%) Service Delivery
4 6 (6.38%) E-Commerce
4 6 (6.38%) Mentoring
4 6 (6.38%) Coaching
5 4 (4.26%) Change Management
6 3 (3.19%) Migration
7 2 (2.13%) Project Management
7 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.13%) Document Management
8 1 (1.06%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.06%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.06%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.06%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.06%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.06%) ITIL V2
8 1 (1.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.06%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.15%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) C
3 4 (4.26%) VBScript
4 2 (2.13%) VB
4 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (67.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (51.06%) MCSE
3 42 (44.68%) MCITP
4 22 (23.40%) MCSA
5 15 (15.96%) Degree
6 8 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.19%) MCP
7 3 (3.19%) CCA
7 3 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.19%) MCTS
8 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (60.64%) Active Directory
2 44 (46.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (22.34%) vSphere
4 18 (19.15%) VMware ESX
5 12 (12.77%) XenApp
6 7 (7.45%) vCloud
7 6 (6.38%) Terminal Services
8 5 (5.32%) Hyper-V
9 3 (3.19%) XenServer
9 3 (3.19%) VMware Server
10 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.06%) VirtualBox
11 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (24.47%) SCCM
2 11 (11.70%) Backup Exec
3 9 (9.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (8.51%) SCOM
5 6 (6.38%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.19%) WSUS
7 2 (2.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 74 (78.72%) Microsoft
2 71 (75.53%) VMware
3 37 (39.36%) Citrix
4 31 (32.98%) Cisco
5 13 (13.83%) HP
6 12 (12.77%) Symantec
7 9 (9.57%) NetApp
8 7 (7.45%) CheckPoint
9 6 (6.38%) 3PAR
10 4 (4.26%) Dell
11 3 (3.19%) EMC
12 2 (2.13%) Sun
12 2 (2.13%) Interwoven
12 2 (2.13%) Juniper
12 2 (2.13%) Nimsoft
13 1 (1.06%) Acronis
13 1 (1.06%) F5
13 1 (1.06%) Sophos
13 1 (1.06%) Websense
13 1 (1.06%) AppSense
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