Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a 2nd/3rd Line Support was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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

2nd/3rd Line Support
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 216 241
Rank change year-on-year -9 +25 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd/3rd Line Support 12 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.25% 0.14% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.14% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 18
East Midlands median annual salary £32,000 £25,000 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.00% -9.91% -12.60%
10th Percentile £28,725 £25,000 £23,100
90th Percentile £33,750 £28,750 £32,325
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 4,577 4,914 6,319
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.20% 97.35% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,690 4,123 5,002
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,988 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

2nd/3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured 2nd/3rd Line Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd/3rd Line Support in the East Midlands

2nd/3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd/3rd Line Support in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for 2nd/3rd Line Support in the East Midlands

2nd/3rd Line Support
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd/3rd Line Support within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -10 5 £32,500 +30.00%
Derbyshire - 5 £32,000 -
Nottinghamshire +21 1 £29,000 +5.45%
Leicestershire - 1 £35,000 -
2nd/3rd Line Support
England

2nd/3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 2nd/3rd Line Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region featuring 2nd/3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (83.33%) Hyper-V
3 10 (83.33%) DNS
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
4 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
4 9 (75.00%) VLAN
5 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (50.00%) SLA
6 6 (50.00%) Office 365
7 5 (41.67%) Server Building
7 5 (41.67%) Cyberoam
7 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (41.67%) Mimecast
7 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (41.67%) ESET
7 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (41.67%) Acronis
7 5 (41.67%) SolarWinds
7 5 (41.67%) Proofpoint
7 5 (41.67%) Migration
7 5 (41.67%) WatchGuard
7 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (41.67%) Kaspersky
7 5 (41.67%) Webroot
7 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (41.67%) Firewall
7 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification

2nd/3rd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (41.67%) Site Server
3 4 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Office 365
2 5 (41.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) DNS
2 9 (75.00%) VLAN
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
1 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (41.67%) Server Building
2 4 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) MCSE
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) CCA
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) Terminal Services
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Acronis
2 5 (41.67%) arcserve
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) Cyberoam
2 5 (41.67%) ESET
2 5 (41.67%) Kaspersky
2 5 (41.67%) McAfee
2 5 (41.67%) Proofpoint
2 5 (41.67%) SolarWinds
2 5 (41.67%) Sophos
2 5 (41.67%) Symantec
2 5 (41.67%) WatchGuard
2 5 (41.67%) Webroot
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft