The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Third Line Support
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 114 119
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 22 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.12% 1.21% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.26% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 8
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% +3.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £29,100 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £43,250 £35,300
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.44% -4.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1902 2299 1972
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.70% 96.03% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1705 1622
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Birmingham

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in Birmingham.

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support in Birmingham

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in Birmingham over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support in Birmingham

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 3rd 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 Birmingham region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
3 10 (34.48%) VMware
4 9 (31.03%) Citrix
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
5 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (24.14%) LAN
6 7 (24.14%) SQL
7 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
7 6 (20.69%) CCNA
7 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (20.69%) Office 365
8 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (17.24%) Finance
8 5 (17.24%) WAN
8 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (17.24%) ITIL
9 4 (13.79%) MCSE
9 4 (13.79%) DHCP
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco
9 4 (13.79%) EMC
9 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (13.79%) SCCM
9 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (13.79%) Retail
10 3 (10.34%) Presales

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (20.69%) Office 365
3 3 (10.34%) IaaS
4 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) LAN
2 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.24%) WAN
3 4 (13.79%) DHCP
4 3 (10.34%) Internet
4 3 (10.34%) SAN
4 3 (10.34%) VLAN
4 3 (10.34%) VPN
4 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.45%) ATM
5 1 (3.45%) DNS
5 1 (3.45%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) ISDN
5 1 (3.45%) NAS
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) Skype
5 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.45%) FMCG
2 1 (3.45%) iSeries
2 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
2 3 (10.34%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (10.34%) Presales
2 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
2 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
2 3 (10.34%) Release Management
2 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) Informatics
4 1 (3.45%) Network Design
4 1 (3.45%) OO
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) RAD
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) Delphi
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) CCNA
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.79%) MCSE
4 2 (6.90%) MCITP
4 2 (6.90%) MCSA
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) MCP
5 1 (3.45%) MCSD
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) vSphere
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
3 2 (6.90%) XenServer
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.45%) SCDPM
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) Citrix
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco
4 4 (13.79%) EMC
5 3 (10.34%) Dell
5 3 (10.34%) NetApp
6 2 (6.90%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) CommVault
7 1 (3.45%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.45%) Veeam
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
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