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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 157 222 209
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 40 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.98% 0.35% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.36% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 24
Median salary £22,500 £21,500 £21,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,400
UK excluding London median salary £21,000 £20,500 £19,750
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +3.79%
1st Line Support
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
3867 5794 5631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.04% 96.01% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2979 4725 3847
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

1st Line Support
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

1st Line Support Salary Trend in Berkshire

1st Line Support
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 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 +43 20 £22,500 -3.22% 2
Bracknell +26 12 £26,000 +23.80%
Maidenhead 0 2 - -
Ascot - 2 £22,750 -
Slough +24 1 £25,500 +21.42% 1
Newbury +23 1 £20,000 +17.64%
1st Line Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 1st Line 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 across the Berkshire region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 30 (51.72%) Windows
2 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
4 17 (29.31%) Active Directory
5 14 (24.14%) Windows 7
6 12 (20.69%) ITIL
7 11 (18.97%) VMware
7 11 (18.97%) Windows 8
7 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (17.24%) Windows 10
8 10 (17.24%) Service Delivery
9 9 (15.52%) MS Office
9 9 (15.52%) Cisco
9 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
9 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
10 8 (13.79%) Time Management
10 8 (13.79%) Fujitsu
10 8 (13.79%) CCNA
10 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (10.34%) CCNP
12 5 (8.62%) SLA
13 4 (6.90%) ITIL V3
13 4 (6.90%) Degree
13 4 (6.90%) Finance
13 4 (6.90%) Citrix
14 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
14 3 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (5.17%) Wireless
14 3 (5.17%) Service Management
14 3 (5.17%) SAN

1st Line Support 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 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) Apache
2 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.52%) MS Office
3 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) LAN
1 3 (5.17%) SAN
1 3 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (5.17%) Wireless
2 2 (3.45%) DHCP
2 2 (3.45%) DNS
2 2 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.72%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.72%) Network Security
3 1 (1.72%) PBX
3 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) UMTS
3 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.72%) VoIP
3 1 (1.72%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (51.72%) Windows
2 14 (24.14%) Windows 7
3 11 (18.97%) Windows 8
4 10 (17.24%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.45%) Linux
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) ITIL
2 10 (17.24%) Service Delivery
3 8 (13.79%) Time Management
4 4 (6.90%) ITIL V3
5 3 (5.17%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.17%) Service Management
6 2 (3.45%) CRM
6 2 (3.45%) Network Management
7 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
1 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.79%) CCNA
2 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (10.34%) CCNP
4 4 (6.90%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (29.31%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.97%) VMware
3 9 (15.52%) Cisco
4 8 (13.79%) Fujitsu
5 4 (6.90%) Citrix
6 3 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.45%) Apple
7 2 (3.45%) HP
7 2 (3.45%) Veeam
8 1 (1.72%) AppSense
8 1 (1.72%) Huawei
8 1 (1.72%) Juniper
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle
8 1 (1.72%) Zeacom
Slough, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Create IT LTD
Salary: From £17,500 to £23,000 per annum DoE. Healthcare after 12 months
Posted: 16 days ago