The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 94 104 105
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 10 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.75% 0.77% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.80% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 14
Average salary £20,250 £19,000 £18,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.57% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,950 £18,000 £17,750
10% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,900 £20,350
UK excluding London average salary £20,500 £20,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
1st Line Support
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1272 1753 1494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.64% 96.37% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1432 1154
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

1st Line Support
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

1st Line Support Salary Trend in Cheshire

1st Line Support
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow +11 2 £21,500 +10.25%
Warrington +4 2 £19,500 +2.63% 1
Runcorn +6 1 £18,000 -
Congleton - 1 £17,500 -
1st Line Support
North West

1st Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 19 (67.86%) Windows
1 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 15 (53.57%) Windows 7
4 11 (39.29%) MS Office
5 10 (35.71%) Citrix
6 9 (32.14%) ITIL
6 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
7 7 (25.00%) Windows 8
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (14.29%) Change Management
9 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 4 (14.29%) MCP
9 4 (14.29%) MCDST
9 4 (14.29%) MCITP
10 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
10 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (10.71%) Office 365
10 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
10 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
10 3 (10.71%) Finance
11 2 (7.14%) Firewall
11 2 (7.14%) VoIP
11 2 (7.14%) VPN
11 2 (7.14%) SLA
11 2 (7.14%) Linux
11 2 (7.14%) iPhone
11 2 (7.14%) iPad
11 2 (7.14%) Skype

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Lync
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Office
2 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Skype
2 2 (7.14%) VoIP
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) iPad
1 2 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.57%) Logistics
3 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
1 1 (3.57%) PHP
1 1 (3.57%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) MCDST
2 4 (14.29%) MCITP
2 4 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
Warrington, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago