The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support was £39,250 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support
UK / Scotland
Rank 135 148 151
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 6 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.26% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 6
Median salary £39,250 £32,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.76% -5.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,650 £30,550 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,850 £37,250 £37,500
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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2187 2757 2952
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 96.01% 94.81% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1793 1823
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,964
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Scotland

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support in Scotland

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Glasgow +19 2 £36,000 +4.34%
Inverclyde - 2 - -
Edinburgh 0 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Dundee - 1 - -
3rd Line Support
UK

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Scotland region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) SCCM
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) XenApp
5 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) SAN
7 2 (14.29%) Unix
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco
7 2 (14.29%) Terminal Server
7 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (14.29%) Middleware
7 2 (14.29%) NAS
7 2 (14.29%) Network Security
7 2 (14.29%) Statistics
7 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 2 (14.29%) Network Management
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
7 2 (14.29%) Data Centre

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) NAS
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) InterBase
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Network Management
2 2 (14.29%) Statistics
2 2 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Kanban
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) XenApp
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (14.29%) Terminal Server
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) CommVault
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec