The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had 1st Line Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support Engineer
Rank 194 204 207
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 13 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.38% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 13
Median salary £24,500 £23,341 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.96% +6.09%
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £21,600 £20,500
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +5.36%
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
4280 4799 5187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.11% 95.31% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3479 3592 3737
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

1st Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +14 6 £22,500 -3.60%
Wokingham - 3 £25,000 -
Bracknell -12 2 £29,000 +52.63%
Thatcham - 1 - -
1st Line Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 1st Line Support Engineer 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 Berkshire region featuring 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
4 13 (68.42%) Windows 7
5 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
6 8 (42.11%) Windows 8
7 7 (36.84%) VMware
8 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (26.32%) Office 365
9 5 (26.32%) ITIL
9 5 (26.32%) Apple
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
10 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
10 4 (21.05%) Android
10 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
10 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
11 3 (15.79%) Mac OS
11 3 (15.79%) LAN
11 3 (15.79%) WAN
11 3 (15.79%) DHCP
11 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
11 3 (15.79%) DNS
11 3 (15.79%) Citrix
12 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (10.53%) HP
12 2 (10.53%) SAN

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (21.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DHCP
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (10.53%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows 7
3 8 (42.11%) Windows 8
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (21.05%) Android
6 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
6 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) Mac OS
8 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
9 1 (5.26%) Linux
9 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
9 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Network Management
2 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) DBS Check
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) MCITP
1 2 (10.53%) MCP
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.26%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Apple
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Veeam
6 1 (5.26%) Acronis
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec