The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 1st Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
First Line Support
Rank 79 100 83
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 11 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.26% 1.16% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.18% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 2
Average salary £22,500 £18,000 £19,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £18,000 £18,350
10% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £21,250 £21,150
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £20,000 £19,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
1st Line Support
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton 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
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
845 1273 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 97.13% 98.61% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 716 1086 698
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

1st Line Support
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

1st Line Support Salary Trend in Brighton

1st Line Support
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited 1st Line Support 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 in their job title.

1 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) MS Office
3 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
4 13 (40.63%) MySQL
4 13 (40.63%) Linux
5 11 (34.38%) MCP
6 10 (31.25%) Oracle
6 10 (31.25%) SLA
7 5 (15.63%) Internet
7 5 (15.63%) ITIL
8 4 (12.50%) HTML
8 4 (12.50%) CSS
8 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (9.38%) IIS
9 3 (9.38%) PHP
9 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
9 3 (9.38%) HTTP
9 3 (9.38%) VPN
9 3 (9.38%) DNS
9 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
9 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (9.38%) SSH
9 3 (9.38%) Windows Vista
9 3 (9.38%) LAMP
10 2 (6.25%) German Language
11 1 (3.13%) MS Excel

1st Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited 1st Line Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (46.88%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Internet
2 3 (9.38%) SSH
2 3 (9.38%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) VPN
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) MySQL
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.25%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) HTML
1 4 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (9.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Vista
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com