Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support was £37,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 98 103
Rank change year-on-year +24 +5 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 2 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.26% 0.33% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.34% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 13
Cardiff median annual salary £37,250 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.62% +4.84% -27.06%
10th Percentile £34,125 £27,500 £26,700
90th Percentile £41,375 £41,000 £39,000
South Wales median annual salary £32,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% -23.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 749 1,187 1,440
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.29% 98.83% 98.29%
Number of salaries quoted 661 1,098 1,239
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £23,125 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,750 £57,500 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +4.17% +2.86%

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability

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 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware