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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
First Line Support
Rank 82 90 73
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 24 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.34% 0.30% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 0.30% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 24 3 6
Average salary £19,000 £21,250 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% -3.40%
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
996 986 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 96.98% 98.70% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 875 835 662
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 £23,500 £23,825
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
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 23 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 32 (64.00%) MS Office
1 32 (64.00%) Windows
2 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (40.00%) MCP
4 9 (18.00%) MySQL
4 9 (18.00%) Oracle
4 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (18.00%) Linux
4 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (18.00%) SLA
5 5 (10.00%) German Language
5 5 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (10.00%) Internet
6 4 (8.00%) Remedy
6 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Vista
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.00%) ITIL
9 1 (2.00%) HTML
9 1 (2.00%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Applications
1 32 (64.00%) MS Office
2 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) MySQL
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (10.00%) German Language
2 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) HTML
1 1 (2.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (64.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (4.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle
3 5 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (8.00%) Remedy
Brighton, East Sussex
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days, pension, flexible work
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago