The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
First Line Support
Rank 44 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 1 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 0.32% 2.00% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 2.05% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Average salary £20,500 £21,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.65% +19.44%
UK excluding London average salary £20,500 £20,000 £19,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
1st Line Support
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the High Wycombe 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
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
294 244 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 93.93% 97.60% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 245 192 201
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

1st Line Support
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

1st Line Support Salary Trend in High Wycombe

1st Line Support
Top 27 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8

1st Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) VMware