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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 179 170 196
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 25 53 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 1.04% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.09% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 22 50 29
Median salary £23,000 £21,250 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £32,500 £24,020
UK excluding London median salary £20,500 £20,250 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
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
4287 4844 5355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.21% 95.28% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3478 3628 3851
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 £25,876 £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
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 30 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 -5 10 £22,500 +9.05% 1
Bracknell -11 4 £29,000 +52.63%
Wokingham - 3 £25,000 -
Maidenhead +9 2 £25,000 +17.64%
Thatcham -11 2 - -
1st Line Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
3 23 (62.16%) Active Directory
4 17 (45.95%) MS Excel
5 15 (40.54%) Windows 7
6 10 (27.03%) Windows 8
7 9 (24.32%) VMware
7 9 (24.32%) MS Office
8 8 (21.62%) ITIL
8 8 (21.62%) Windows 10
8 8 (21.62%) Office 365
8 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
10 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
10 5 (13.51%) DHCP
10 5 (13.51%) DNS
10 5 (13.51%) MCP
10 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
10 5 (13.51%) Citrix
10 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
10 5 (13.51%) Apple
10 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
10 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (13.51%) Android
11 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
11 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (10.81%) MCSE
11 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
11 4 (10.81%) VPN

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 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (45.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (24.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) DHCP
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) LAN
2 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.81%) VPN
2 4 (10.81%) WAN
3 2 (5.41%) Internet
3 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (5.41%) Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Japanese Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Biometrics
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.70%) EPoS
2 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Windows 7
3 10 (27.03%) Windows 8
4 8 (21.62%) Windows 10
5 5 (13.51%) Android
5 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
5 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (8.11%) Mac OS
7 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.70%) Linux
9 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.41%) Migration
3 2 (5.41%) Network Management
3 2 (5.41%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.70%) ITSM
4 1 (2.70%) Line Management
4 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) MCP
2 4 (10.81%) MCSE
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) MCITP
4 2 (5.41%) A+ Certification
4 2 (5.41%) DBS Check
4 2 (5.41%) GNVQ
5 1 (2.70%) MCSA
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (62.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) vSphere
3 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) VMware
3 5 (13.51%) Apple
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) Acronis
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco
4 2 (5.41%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) Symantec
4 2 (5.41%) Veeam
5 1 (2.70%) Capita
5 1 (2.70%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp
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