The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wales region that had 2nd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank 92 100 95
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 12 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.89% 0.43% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.44% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 7
Median salary £25,000 £24,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £22,500 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £30,500 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
2nd Line Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1301 1364 1312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.94% 97.92% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 1124 1148
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region that featured 2nd Line Support in the job title.

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

2nd Line Support
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Wales region.

2nd Line Support Salary Trend in Wales

2nd Line Support
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
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
South Wales +7 8 £24,500 -4.85%
North Wales +7 4 £25,000 +11.11%
2nd Line Support
UK

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 2nd Line 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 across the Wales region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server
3 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
4 11 (47.83%) VMware
5 9 (39.13%) Firewall
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (34.78%) DNS
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) MS Office
7 6 (26.09%) DHCP
7 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
7 6 (26.09%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 5 (21.74%) ERP
8 5 (21.74%) Internet
9 4 (17.39%) VLAN
9 4 (17.39%) Degree
9 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
9 4 (17.39%) WAN
9 4 (17.39%) Dell
9 4 (17.39%) LAN
9 4 (17.39%) ITIL
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 4 (17.39%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
10 3 (13.04%) Citrix
10 3 (13.04%) Office 365

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) DNS
3 6 (26.09%) DHCP
3 6 (26.09%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
4 5 (21.74%) Internet
5 4 (17.39%) LAN
5 4 (17.39%) VLAN
5 4 (17.39%) WAN
6 2 (8.70%) NAS
6 2 (8.70%) VPN
7 1 (4.35%) FTP
7 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Android
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ERP
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Logistics
3 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Dell
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) Kaspersky
5 2 (8.70%) Sage
6 1 (4.35%) Apple