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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Server Support
Rank 849 849 845
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Support 47 32 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.030% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.032% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 48
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.69%

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
106380 100644 111753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.27% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 86153 83636 95338
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -27 39 £31,500 -10.00% 6
London -2 13 £37,500 -6.25% 1
South East -1 12 £31,500 -10.00% 3
Hampshire -3 8 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Edinburgh - 8 - -
Scotland - 8 - -
East of England -13 7 £30,000 -16.08%
Hook - 7 £31,500 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £30,000 -
Watford - 6 - -
City of London +13 5 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 - -
Leeds - 4 - -
West Midlands -6 3 £25,000 -20.00%
Berkshire +10 2 £36,250 -
Surrey -8 2 £41,500 +2.69% 2
Telford - 2 £26,750 -
Shropshire - 2 £26,750 -
Bracknell - 2 £36,250 -
Staines - 2 £41,500 - 1
Stevenage - 1 £30,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £25,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £25,000 -

3rd Line Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 105 (95.45%) Windows
2 93 (84.55%) Microsoft
3 85 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 83 (75.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 81 (73.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 75 (68.18%) MS Excel
6 75 (68.18%) VMware
7 68 (61.82%) Active Directory
8 61 (55.45%) MCITP
9 59 (53.64%) DNS
9 59 (53.64%) Citrix
10 58 (52.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 55 (50.00%) ITIL
12 50 (45.45%) MCSE
13 45 (40.91%) MS Exchange
14 43 (39.09%) Firewall
14 43 (39.09%) Clustering
15 39 (35.45%) Finance
16 36 (32.73%) Analytical Skills
17 35 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2007
17 35 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
18 30 (27.27%) SCCM
19 25 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2003
20 22 (20.00%) SQL
20 22 (20.00%) Backup Exec
20 22 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
21 19 (17.27%) MCSA
21 19 (17.27%) SAN
21 19 (17.27%) Symantec
21 19 (17.27%) Network Security

3rd Line Server Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 45 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 35 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 35 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (10.00%) Lync
5 10 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (7.27%) SharePoint
7 6 (5.45%) IIS
8 4 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.64%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.82%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 75 (68.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) PaaS
2 4 (3.64%) Office 365
3 2 (1.82%) IaaS
3 2 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (53.64%) DNS
2 43 (39.09%) Firewall
3 19 (17.27%) SAN
3 19 (17.27%) Network Security
4 14 (12.73%) WAN
5 13 (11.82%) DHCP
5 13 (11.82%) LAN
6 9 (8.18%) VPN
7 7 (6.36%) VLAN
8 6 (5.45%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.45%) MPLS
8 6 (5.45%) PBX
8 6 (5.45%) VoIP
8 6 (5.45%) ISDN
9 5 (4.55%) NAS
10 4 (3.64%) Kerberos
11 2 (1.82%) LDAP
11 2 (1.82%) WLAN
11 2 (1.82%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 39 (35.45%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Retail
3 6 (5.45%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.64%) Law
5 1 (0.91%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.91%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 43 (39.09%) Clustering
2 36 (32.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.45%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.64%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.64%) Replication
5 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.91%) GIS
6 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 105 (95.45%) Windows
2 85 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 83 (75.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.91%) Linux
6 8 (7.27%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.64%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.82%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.82%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.00%) ITIL
2 18 (16.36%) Service Delivery
3 7 (6.36%) Change Management
3 7 (6.36%) PRINCE2
3 7 (6.36%) Project Management
4 6 (5.45%) E-Commerce
4 6 (5.45%) Migration
4 6 (5.45%) Mentoring
4 6 (5.45%) Coaching
5 4 (3.64%) Service Management
6 3 (2.73%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.82%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (1.82%) Load Balancing
7 2 (1.82%) Document Management
8 1 (0.91%) Incident Management
8 1 (0.91%) PRINCE
8 1 (0.91%) Wealth Management
8 1 (0.91%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (0.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (0.91%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (5.45%) VBScript
2 6 (5.45%) C
3 5 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 81 (73.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (55.45%) MCITP
3 50 (45.45%) MCSE
4 19 (17.27%) MCSA
5 17 (15.45%) Degree
6 9 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (7.27%) MCTS
8 7 (6.36%) CCA
8 7 (6.36%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.73%) MCDST
10 3 (2.73%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.91%) MCP
12 1 (0.91%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.91%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (61.82%) Active Directory
2 58 (52.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (17.27%) XenApp
4 12 (10.91%) Hyper-V
4 12 (10.91%) VMware ESX
5 10 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 9 (8.18%) XenServer
7 7 (6.36%) vSphere
7 7 (6.36%) Terminal Services
8 4 (3.64%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.82%) vCloud
9 2 (1.82%) NLBS
10 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.91%) Xen
10 1 (0.91%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (27.27%) SCCM
2 22 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 18 (16.36%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (8.18%) WSUS
5 7 (6.36%) SCOM
6 4 (3.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.82%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 93 (84.55%) Microsoft
2 75 (68.18%) VMware
3 59 (53.64%) Citrix
4 19 (17.27%) Symantec
5 18 (16.36%) Cisco
6 11 (10.00%) HP
7 9 (8.18%) Dell
8 8 (7.27%) CheckPoint
9 7 (6.36%) EMC
9 7 (6.36%) Nimsoft
10 5 (4.55%) NetApp
11 4 (3.64%) Sun
11 4 (3.64%) Altiris
12 2 (1.82%) F5
12 2 (1.82%) Interwoven
12 2 (1.82%) Juniper
13 1 (0.91%) LANDesk
13 1 (0.91%) Acronis
13 1 (0.91%) Sophos
13 1 (0.91%) Websense
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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