The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 28 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 81 110
Rank change year-on-year -25 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 13 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.90% 0.42% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.44% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 9
Median salary £37,000 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £32,550 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £41,850 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.47% -4.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1373 915 1643
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.69% 96.42% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4113 3743 6104
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,120 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Cheshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support in Cheshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support in Cheshire

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Warrington - 7 £37,000 - 3
Wilmslow -13 1 £30,500 -
Sandbach - 1 £30,000 -
3rd Line Support
North West

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cheshire region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
3 22 (64.71%) VMware
4 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
5 17 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (44.12%) Citrix
8 14 (41.18%) SAN
8 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
9 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
10 11 (32.35%) LAN
10 11 (32.35%) WAN
10 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
11 10 (29.41%) VPN
11 10 (29.41%) DNS
12 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (20.59%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (20.59%) XenApp
14 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
14 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (17.65%) Terminal Services
14 6 (17.65%) VBA
14 6 (17.65%) XenDesktop
14 6 (17.65%) Veeam
14 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
14 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
15 5 (14.71%) VLAN
15 5 (14.71%) Linux

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
2 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) SAN
2 11 (32.35%) LAN
2 11 (32.35%) WAN
3 10 (29.41%) DNS
3 10 (29.41%) VPN
4 7 (20.59%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (14.71%) VLAN
5 5 (14.71%) VoIP
6 4 (11.76%) Firewall
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (8.82%) Wireless
8 2 (5.88%) DHCP
8 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.94%) Internet
9 1 (2.94%) Skype
9 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (14.71%) Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Android
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.94%) Unix
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Presales
3 3 (8.82%) Server Building
4 1 (2.94%) Change Management
4 1 (2.94%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.94%) Line Management
4 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.94%) Network Management
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
1 6 (17.65%) VBA
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.88%) MCSE
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CCA
3 1 (2.94%) CCNP
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.94%) MCITP
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 7 (20.59%) XenApp
4 6 (17.65%) Terminal Services
4 6 (17.65%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.94%) MobiControl
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 22 (64.71%) VMware
3 15 (44.12%) Citrix
4 6 (17.65%) Veeam
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco
6 3 (8.82%) Kaspersky
6 3 (8.82%) Sophos
7 2 (5.88%) IBM
7 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.94%) 3Com
8 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.94%) Draytek
8 1 (2.94%) EMC
8 1 (2.94%) HP
8 1 (2.94%) Juniper
8 1 (2.94%) Lotus
8 1 (2.94%) Meraki
8 1 (2.94%) Motorola
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle
8 1 (2.94%) SOTI
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