The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had 3rd Line Server Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Server Support
Rank 862 815 850
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Support 78 152 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 65 123 130
Median salary £38,000 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +10.76%

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
98685 106608 115718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 82974 87064 93978
Median 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 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3rd Line Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured 3rd Line Server Support in the job title.

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 6 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Support within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -63 75 £40,000 +11.11% 3
East Midlands +30 21 £27,750 -22.37% 1
London -13 21 £42,500 +14.86% 1
South East +12 17 £42,500 +6.25%
West Midlands -10 11 £40,500 +12.50%
Northamptonshire - 11 £35,000 -
Northampton - 11 £35,000 -
Kent +4 9 £42,500 +10.38%
Coventry - 7 £40,500 -
Lincoln +6 5 £27,750 +29.06% 1
Lincolnshire +3 5 £27,750 +29.06% 1
Nottingham +15 4 £31,250 -42.12%
Nottinghamshire +7 4 £31,250 -42.12%
Berkshire -4 4 £37,000 -22.10%
Staffordshire - 4 £25,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 £25,000 -
North West +10 2 £31,750 -5.22%
Yorkshire +2 2 £30,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +2 2 £30,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey -10 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Newbury - 2 £37,000 -
Thatcham - 2 £37,000 -
City of London +51 1 £26,500 -24.82%
Essex +7 1 £50,000 -
Derbyshire +5 1 £29,000 -42.00%
East of England -1 1 £50,000 +53.84%
Manchester -1 1 £37,000 +51.02%
Lancashire -3 1 £26,500 -37.64%
Oxfordshire -4 1 £35,000 -12.50%
West Sussex - 1 £45,000 -

3rd Line Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 3rd Line Server Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring 3rd Line Server Support in the job title.

1 159 (85.95%) Windows
2 131 (70.81%) Windows Server
3 116 (62.70%) Microsoft
4 103 (55.68%) VMware
5 95 (51.35%) Active Directory
6 81 (43.78%) MS Exchange
7 61 (32.97%) Firewall
7 61 (32.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 59 (31.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 58 (31.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 55 (29.73%) Cisco
11 47 (25.41%) Citrix
12 44 (23.78%) SAN
12 44 (23.78%) Office 365
13 42 (22.70%) Windows Server 2003
14 41 (22.16%) MS Office
15 40 (21.62%) LAN
16 39 (21.08%) Microsoft Certification
17 36 (19.46%) WAN
17 36 (19.46%) MCSE
18 35 (18.92%) Linux
19 34 (18.38%) Exchange Server 2010
19 34 (18.38%) HP
20 32 (17.30%) SCOM
20 32 (17.30%) DNS
20 32 (17.30%) SQL Server
21 30 (16.22%) Apple
22 28 (15.14%) Cisco Certification
22 28 (15.14%) Blackberry
22 28 (15.14%) Hyper-V

3rd Line Server Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 81 (43.78%) MS Exchange
2 34 (18.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (10.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 20 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2000
4 17 (9.19%) IIS
5 16 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (7.03%) SharePoint
8 10 (5.41%) Site Server
9 6 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (3.24%) Skype for Business
10 4 (2.16%) JBoss
10 4 (2.16%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (22.16%) MS Office
2 19 (10.27%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Cognos Planning
1 4 (2.16%) ResourceLink
1 4 (2.16%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (23.78%) Office 365
2 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.08%) IaaS
4 2 (1.08%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (32.97%) Firewall
2 44 (23.78%) SAN
3 40 (21.62%) LAN
4 36 (19.46%) WAN
5 32 (17.30%) DNS
6 25 (13.51%) DHCP
6 25 (13.51%) TCP/IP
7 23 (12.43%) VLAN
8 22 (11.89%) VPN
9 13 (7.03%) VoIP
10 11 (5.95%) Internet
11 10 (5.41%) HTTP
11 10 (5.41%) SMTP
12 8 (4.32%) NAS
13 7 (3.78%) SSL
13 7 (3.78%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (3.24%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
14 6 (3.24%) SNMP
14 6 (3.24%) Spanning Tree
15 4 (2.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.16%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (0.54%) MySQL
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (6.49%) Finance
1 12 (6.49%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.24%) Advertising
3 3 (1.62%) Retail
4 2 (1.08%) Back Office
4 2 (1.08%) Banking
4 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.08%) Publishing
5 1 (0.54%) Electronics
5 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.54%) Legal
5 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.24%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.62%) .NET
2 3 (1.62%) Middleware
2 3 (1.62%) WSH
3 2 (1.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.14%) Blackberry
2 16 (8.65%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.78%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.78%) Handset
3 7 (3.78%) iPhone
4 4 (2.16%) Clustering
4 4 (2.16%) Replication
5 3 (1.62%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.62%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.62%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.08%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.54%) AS400
7 1 (0.54%) e-Health
7 1 (0.54%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.54%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 159 (85.95%) Windows
2 131 (70.81%) Windows Server
3 61 (32.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (31.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (22.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (18.92%) Linux
7 27 (14.59%) Mac OS X
8 23 (12.43%) Windows 2000 Server
8 23 (12.43%) Windows 7
8 23 (12.43%) Windows 8
9 16 (8.65%) Unix
10 10 (5.41%) AIX
10 10 (5.41%) HPUX
11 9 (4.86%) Android
12 7 (3.78%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.62%) Mac OS X Server
13 3 (1.62%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.54%) CentOS
14 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (12.43%) ITIL
2 22 (11.89%) Problem Management
3 14 (7.57%) Project Management
4 12 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (5.95%) Mentoring
6 10 (5.41%) Server Building
7 8 (4.32%) Contingency Planning
7 8 (4.32%) Service Management
8 6 (3.24%) Migration
8 6 (3.24%) Network Management
9 4 (2.16%) Change Management
9 4 (2.16%) High Availability
9 4 (2.16%) Logistics
9 4 (2.16%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (1.62%) Capacity Management
10 3 (1.62%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 3 (1.62%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (1.62%) Time Management
11 2 (1.08%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (1.08%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.51%) SQL
2 11 (5.95%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.62%) Java
3 3 (1.62%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.62%) VBScript
4 2 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (21.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (19.46%) MCSE
3 28 (15.14%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (14.59%) CCNA
5 23 (12.43%) MCITP
6 6 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.70%) MCSA
8 3 (1.62%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.08%) Degree
10 1 (0.54%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.16%) SLA
2 3 (1.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 95 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 59 (31.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (15.14%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.49%) Terminal Services
5 11 (5.95%) vSphere
6 10 (5.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 8 (4.32%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (3.78%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (3.24%) XenApp
10 4 (2.16%) XenServer
11 3 (1.62%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (17.30%) SCOM
2 20 (10.81%) SCCM
3 12 (6.49%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (5.41%) Nagios
4 10 (5.41%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.16%) WSUS
6 3 (1.62%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.08%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.08%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.54%) DameWare
8 1 (0.54%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 116 (62.70%) Microsoft
2 103 (55.68%) VMware
3 55 (29.73%) Cisco
4 47 (25.41%) Citrix
5 34 (18.38%) HP
6 30 (16.22%) Apple
7 26 (14.05%) IBM
8 21 (11.35%) Avaya
9 14 (7.57%) Intel Security
9 14 (7.57%) NetApp
10 7 (3.78%) Adobe
10 7 (3.78%) EMC
11 5 (2.70%) CommVault
11 5 (2.70%) Dell
12 4 (2.16%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.16%) Cognos
12 4 (2.16%) LANDesk
13 3 (1.62%) Aruba
13 3 (1.62%) Meru Networks
14 2 (1.08%) Dell Compellent
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