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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Server Support
Rank 852 857 857
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Support 60 118 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 53 102 96
Median salary £40,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £23,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+26.56% -1.53%

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +10 58 £40,500 +9.45%
London +62 35 £41,500 -7.77%
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £52,500 -
South West -6 7 £40,500 +42.10%
South East -1 5 £50,000 +29.87%
Wiltshire - 5 £38,000 -
Corsham - 5 £38,000 -
Croydon +5 4 £33,500 -25.55%
West Midlands -10 4 £40,500 +68.75%
Coventry - 4 £40,500 -
Surrey +9 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 -
Bradford - 3 £30,000 -
City of London +50 2 £49,250 +31.33%
East Midlands +21 2 £33,750 -32.50%
Redhill +10 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Cheshire +27 1 - -
East of England +11 1 £53,000 +92.72%
Essex +6 1 £53,000 -
North West 0 1 - -
Leatherhead -7 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Wilmslow -10 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £45,000 -
Colchester - 1 £53,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £44,000 -
Loughborough - 1 £25,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £42,500 -
High Wycombe - 1 £30,000 -
Harrow - 1 £35,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 119 (88.15%) Windows
2 110 (81.48%) Windows Server
3 80 (59.26%) Microsoft
4 78 (57.78%) Active Directory
5 74 (54.81%) VMware
6 50 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (32.59%) MS Exchange
8 43 (31.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 39 (28.89%) SAN
10 36 (26.67%) Cisco
11 34 (25.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 33 (24.44%) HP
13 30 (22.22%) Hyper-V
14 27 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 27 (20.00%) ITIL
15 26 (19.26%) Citrix
16 25 (18.52%) LAN
17 24 (17.78%) WAN
18 23 (17.04%) Firewall
18 23 (17.04%) Windows 7
19 22 (16.30%) Exchange Server 2010
19 22 (16.30%) MCSE
20 21 (15.56%) MCSA
21 20 (14.81%) Office 365
22 19 (14.07%) Linux
23 18 (13.33%) SQL Server
23 18 (13.33%) MS Office
23 18 (13.33%) vSphere
23 18 (13.33%) PowerShell

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 44 (32.59%) MS Exchange
2 22 (16.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (5.93%) IIS
5 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.96%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.33%) MS Office
3 7 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.81%) Office 365
2 12 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.70%) IaaS
5 2 (1.48%) PaaS
6 1 (0.74%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.74%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 39 (28.89%) SAN
2 25 (18.52%) LAN
3 24 (17.78%) WAN
4 23 (17.04%) Firewall
5 16 (11.85%) VPN
6 14 (10.37%) TCP/IP
7 13 (9.63%) DHCP
8 12 (8.89%) DNS
9 10 (7.41%) VLAN
10 7 (5.19%) NAS
10 7 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (3.70%) IPv4
11 5 (3.70%) IPv6
12 4 (2.96%) Skype
13 3 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (2.22%) Internet
13 3 (2.22%) iSCSI
13 3 (2.22%) NetScaler
13 3 (2.22%) VoIP
14 2 (1.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (2.96%) Publishing
3 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.48%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Back Office
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Law
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.22%) WSH
2 1 (0.74%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.74%) LAMP
2 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Clustering
2 12 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.93%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.96%) EMC VNX
5 3 (2.22%) CESG
6 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.48%) Replication
7 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.74%) BYOD
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.74%) iPad
7 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 119 (88.15%) Windows
2 110 (81.48%) Windows Server
3 50 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (31.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (17.04%) Windows 7
6 19 (14.07%) Linux
7 12 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (7.41%) Windows 10
9 9 (6.67%) Unix
10 4 (2.96%) AIX
10 4 (2.96%) HPUX
10 4 (2.96%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.74%) Android
11 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.00%) ITIL
2 10 (7.41%) Problem Management
3 9 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 8 (5.93%) Mentoring
4 8 (5.93%) Server Building
5 7 (5.19%) Load Balancing
5 7 (5.19%) Time Management
6 4 (2.96%) BCP
6 4 (2.96%) Migration
6 4 (2.96%) Patch Management
6 4 (2.96%) Project Management
6 4 (2.96%) Release Management
7 3 (2.22%) Change Management
7 3 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (2.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (2.22%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (2.22%) Security Hardening
8 2 (1.48%) Change Control
8 2 (1.48%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 15 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (2.96%) VBScript
4 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (25.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (16.30%) MCSE
3 21 (15.56%) MCSA
4 9 (6.67%) CCNA
4 9 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.93%) MCITP
6 7 (5.19%) MCP
6 7 (5.19%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.19%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.48%) Degree
7 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.48%) MCTS
8 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.48%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (57.78%) Active Directory
2 39 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 18 (13.33%) vSphere
5 9 (6.67%) XenApp
6 6 (4.44%) VMware ESX
6 6 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.70%) VMware Server
8 4 (2.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (2.96%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.22%) Shibboleth
9 3 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.48%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.74%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (11.85%) SCCM
1 16 (11.85%) SCOM
2 10 (7.41%) WSUS
3 9 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (5.19%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.96%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.96%) Nagios
6 4 (2.96%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.48%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.74%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.74%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 80 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 74 (54.81%) VMware
3 36 (26.67%) Cisco
4 33 (24.44%) HP
5 26 (19.26%) Citrix
6 17 (12.59%) NetApp
7 15 (11.11%) Dell
8 13 (9.63%) IBM
9 11 (8.15%) Symantec
10 8 (5.93%) EMC
11 7 (5.19%) Intel Security
11 7 (5.19%) Veeam
12 4 (2.96%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.22%) 3PAR
13 3 (2.22%) Avaya
13 3 (2.22%) CommVault
13 3 (2.22%) EqualLogic
13 3 (2.22%) Forcepoint
14 2 (1.48%) F5
14 2 (1.48%) Google