The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax 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 34 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.59% 0.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £16,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £20,000 £19,750
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
1st Line Support
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax 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
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
165 364 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 97.06% 93.57% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 92 297 124
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

1st Line Support
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

1st Line Support Salary Trend in Halifax

1st Line Support
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (60.00%) Content Management
1 3 (60.00%) CMS
1 3 (60.00%) Coaching
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) ADSL
2 1 (20.00%) Broadband
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 (60.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) ADSL
2 1 (20.00%) Broadband
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Content Management
1 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft