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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 190 169 192
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 28 57 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.58% 1.06% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.11% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 25 50 38
Median salary £23,000 £20,000 £21,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,500 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £32,500 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £20,500 £20,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
4608 5125 5416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.76% 95.03% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3774 3762 3928
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 £67,500 £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 5 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 -11 8 £22,500 +14.21%
Bracknell +2 7 £25,500 +30.76% 1
Wokingham - 3 £25,000 -
Maidenhead +7 2 £25,000 +17.64%
Thatcham -11 1 - -
1st Line Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 32 (78.05%) Windows
2 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
3 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
4 18 (43.90%) Windows 7
5 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
6 10 (24.39%) Windows 8
7 9 (21.95%) VMware
7 9 (21.95%) MS Office
8 8 (19.51%) ITIL
8 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (17.07%) Office 365
9 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
9 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
9 7 (17.07%) Windows 10
10 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (12.20%) Apple
11 5 (12.20%) Citrix
11 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (9.76%) Android
12 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
12 4 (9.76%) DNS
12 4 (9.76%) DHCP
12 4 (9.76%) LAN
12 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
12 4 (9.76%) MCP
12 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
12 4 (9.76%) Mac OS X
13 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
13 3 (7.32%) Software Deployment
13 3 (7.32%) Wireless

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 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (21.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.76%) DHCP
2 4 (9.76%) DNS
2 4 (9.76%) LAN
3 3 (7.32%) VPN
3 3 (7.32%) WAN
3 3 (7.32%) Wireless
4 2 (4.88%) Internet
4 2 (4.88%) SAN
4 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.44%) Firewall
5 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (7.32%) Automotive
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
1 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Japanese Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Biometrics
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) EPoS
2 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.44%) PACS
2 1 (2.44%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 32 (78.05%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) Windows 7
3 10 (24.39%) Windows 8
4 7 (17.07%) Windows 10
5 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (9.76%) Android
7 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
7 4 (9.76%) Mac OS X
8 3 (7.32%) Mac OS
8 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
8 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.88%) CentOS
9 2 (4.88%) Debian
9 2 (4.88%) Linux
9 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.44%) Kali Linux
10 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) ITIL
2 3 (7.32%) Software Deployment
3 2 (4.88%) Network Management
3 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.44%) ITSM
4 1 (2.44%) Line Management
4 1 (2.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) MCP
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) MCSE
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.44%) GNVQ
3 1 (2.44%) MCITP
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) DICOM
System Software
1 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) VMware
3 5 (12.20%) Apple
3 5 (12.20%) Citrix
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) HP
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.88%) Veeam
5 1 (2.44%) Acronis
5 1 (2.44%) Capita
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) NetApp
5 1 (2.44%) Remedy
5 1 (2.44%) Symantec
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