The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough 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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
First Line Support
Rank 40 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.71% 0.84% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 0.89% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £24,000 £16,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -19.51%
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £20,000 £19,750
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
1st Line Support
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnborough 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
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
218 224 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 93.16% 93.72% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 188 202 182
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

1st Line Support
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

1st Line Support Salary Trend in Farnborough

1st Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Games
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) MySQL
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) Internet
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) DHCP
5 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (12.50%) MCP
7 2 (12.50%) MCSE
7 2 (12.50%) MCSA
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
8 1 (6.25%) HTML
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (6.25%) Degree
8 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
8 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
1 4 (25.00%) DHCP
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 7 (43.75%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) MCP
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft