The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support Technician
Rank 216 - 223
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Technician 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.035% - 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% - 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £20,500 - £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £17,500 £18,000 £17,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
1st Line Support Technician
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
5430 5495 5114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.09% 93.40% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3827 4020 4241
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,700 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

1st Line Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

1st Line Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

1st Line Support Technician
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

1st Line Support Technician Salary Trend in Berkshire

1st Line Support Technician
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 Technician within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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 £20,500 -
1st Line Support Technician
South East

1st Line Support Technician
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited 1st Line Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited 1st Line Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft