The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 1st Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
First Line Support Engineer
Rank 216 209 208
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 13 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.18% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 14
Average salary £22,000 £20,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £20,350 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,050 £23,900
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £20,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
1st Line Support Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5133 5110 4919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.67% 93.86% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3862 3753 3990
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

1st Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

1st Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

1st Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer across the Berkshire region.

1st Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

1st Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

1st Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

1st Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 10 £21,500 -2.27% 1
Maidenhead - 3 £32,000 -
1st Line Support Engineer
South East

1st Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited 1st Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 1st Line Support Engineer in their job title.

1 15 (71.43%) Windows
1 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
4 9 (42.86%) Ubuntu
4 9 (42.86%) CentOS
4 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 9 (42.86%) SUSE
4 9 (42.86%) Debian
5 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) Office 365
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
7 5 (23.81%) VMware
8 4 (19.05%) DNS
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL
9 3 (14.29%) MCP
9 3 (14.29%) MS Office
9 3 (14.29%) MCSA
9 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
9 3 (14.29%) Service Management
9 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
9 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (14.29%) User Experience
10 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001

1st Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited 1st Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 1st Line Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) ISDN
4 1 (4.76%) FTP
4 1 (4.76%) HTTP
4 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
1 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
3 9 (42.86%) Ubuntu
3 9 (42.86%) CentOS
3 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (42.86%) SUSE
3 9 (42.86%) Debian
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Service Management
2 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) MCP
1 3 (14.29%) MCSA
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
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