Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Warrington during the 6 months to 10 December 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
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 73 74
Rank change year-on-year +16 +1 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 14 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.30% 1.27% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 1.29% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 4
Warrington median annual salary £32,500 £34,500 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.80% +45.26% -40.63%
10th Percentile £29,450 £34,500 £21,875
90th Percentile £41,500 £34,500 £25,625
Cheshire median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -4.41% +4.62% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington. 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
Warrington
Permanent vacancies in Warrington with a recognized job title 602 620 618
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.01% 98.10% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 492 498 534
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £28,250 £20,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £53,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Warrington

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support in Warrington

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 Warrington region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
4 10 (71.43%) IaaS
5 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (50.00%) Office 365
5 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (42.86%) HP
6 6 (42.86%) DNS
7 5 (35.71%) SSL
7 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
7 5 (35.71%) ITIL
7 5 (35.71%) SAN
7 5 (35.71%) CommVault
7 5 (35.71%) NetApp
7 5 (35.71%) NetIQ
7 5 (35.71%) McAfee
7 5 (35.71%) Clustering
7 5 (35.71%) DHCP
7 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (35.71%) Foglight
7 5 (35.71%) SolarWinds
7 5 (35.71%) F5
7 5 (35.71%) High Availability
7 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) IaaS
2 7 (50.00%) Office 365
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) DHCP
2 5 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 5 (35.71%) SSL
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Thinking
2 5 (35.71%) Break/Fix
2 5 (35.71%) Critical Thinking
2 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (35.71%) High Availability
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
2 5 (35.71%) Server Hardening
3 4 (28.57%) Server Building
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Server Patching
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Server
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) AirWatch
1 5 (35.71%) Foglight
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
3 5 (35.71%) Brocade
3 5 (35.71%) CommVault
3 5 (35.71%) F5
3 5 (35.71%) McAfee
3 5 (35.71%) NetApp
3 5 (35.71%) NetIQ
3 5 (35.71%) Nimble Storage
3 5 (35.71%) SolarWinds
3 5 (35.71%) TippingPoint
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Ivanti
5 1 (7.14%) Mitel
5 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard