Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Server Support was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

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

Third Line Server Support
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1137 1095 1042
Rank change year-on-year -42 -53 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Support 46 161 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.080% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.083% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 42 151 232
UK median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +5.48% +4.29%
10th Percentile £29,300 £25,875 £26,325
90th Percentile £51,450 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% -1.41% +9.23%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170504 195110 215041
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.49% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138625 163935 176370
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

3rd Line Server Support
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Server Support in the UK

3rd Line Server Support
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Server Support in the UK

3rd Line Server Support
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Support over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Server Support in the UK

3rd Line Server Support
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Support within the UK over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
England -36 45 £37,500 -2.60% 2
UK excluding London -5 27 £32,500 -7.14% 1
London -14 18 £40,500 -4.71% 1
South East +64 15 £30,000 -29.41%
North of England -21 4 £40,000 +33.33%
East of England +17 3 £40,000 -9.60% 1
Midlands +4 3 £33,750 +8.87%
Yorkshire +18 2 £40,000 +33.33%
South West +16 2 £37,500 +27.12%
West Midlands +12 2 £33,750 -16.67%
North West -38 2 £50,500 +59.06%
East Midlands -8 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 3rd Line Server 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 featuring 3rd Line Server Support in the job title.

1 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 33 (71.74%) Windows Server
3 32 (69.57%) Active Directory
4 28 (60.87%) VMware
5 21 (45.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (43.48%) Firewall
7 17 (36.96%) VLAN
7 17 (36.96%) Cisco
7 17 (36.96%) MS Exchange
8 15 (32.61%) VPN
8 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (32.61%) Hyper-V
9 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
10 13 (28.26%) Office 365
10 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
11 12 (26.09%) SQL
12 11 (23.91%) Linux
12 11 (23.91%) Citrix
12 11 (23.91%) SAN
12 11 (23.91%) Migration
12 11 (23.91%) Backup Exec
13 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (19.57%) Veeam
14 9 (19.57%) vSphere
14 9 (19.57%) Internet
14 9 (19.57%) Symantec
14 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
15 8 (17.39%) DNS

3rd Line Server Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 17 (36.96%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (10.87%) Skype for Business
5 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Office 365
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) Firewall
2 17 (36.96%) VLAN
3 15 (32.61%) VPN
4 11 (23.91%) SAN
5 9 (19.57%) Internet
5 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
6 8 (17.39%) DNS
6 8 (17.39%) iSCSI
6 8 (17.39%) Skype
6 8 (17.39%) Wireless
7 6 (13.04%) DHCP
8 5 (10.87%) MPLS
8 5 (10.87%) VoIP
9 4 (8.70%) LAN
10 3 (6.52%) WAN
11 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
11 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
11 1 (2.17%) LDAP
11 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 5 (10.87%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) ADSI
1 1 (2.17%) Flash
1 1 (2.17%) LAMP
1 1 (2.17%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (15.22%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.52%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 33 (71.74%) Windows Server
3 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (23.91%) Linux
6 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (15.22%) Mac OS
8 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
9 4 (8.70%) Windows 10
9 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
10 2 (4.35%) Unix
11 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Migration
2 8 (17.39%) Server Building
3 7 (15.22%) Customer Requirements
3 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
3 7 (15.22%) ITIL
4 5 (10.87%) DevOps
4 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.70%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) Release Management
5 4 (8.70%) Service Management
6 3 (6.52%) High Availability
6 3 (6.52%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.35%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery Management
7 2 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 12 (26.09%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) VB
3 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.52%) CCNA
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) CCNP
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 21 (45.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (32.61%) Hyper-V
4 9 (19.57%) vSphere
5 5 (10.87%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Backup Exec
2 7 (15.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (6.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) VMware
2 17 (36.96%) Cisco
3 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
4 11 (23.91%) Citrix
5 9 (19.57%) Symantec
5 9 (19.57%) Veeam
6 7 (15.22%) Kaspersky
6 7 (15.22%) McAfee
6 7 (15.22%) WatchGuard
7 5 (10.87%) Juniper
8 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.52%) EMC
10 1 (2.17%) Avaya
10 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.17%) Polycom
10 1 (2.17%) SAP
10 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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