The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 24 April 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
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 70 59
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 3 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.54% 0.15% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.15% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -29.41%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 545 657 641
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.02% 98.50% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 477 543 550
Median salary £38,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.47% -2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Cardiff

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Cardiff region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) WebRTC
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Ant
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) Tomcat

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) WebRTC
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco