The first table below looks at the demand for the 1st Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 1st Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support Engineer
Rank 110 91 83
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.23% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £20,500 £21,750 £14,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.74% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £20,500 £19,000 £19,000
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1229 1130 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.02% 92.93% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 995 949 685
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
1st Line Support Engineer
South East

1st Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

1st Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

1st Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

1st Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Kent

1st Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 1 £22,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £13,750 -
1st Line Support Engineer
South East

1st Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited 1st Line Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Websense
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) CCSA
2 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) ADSL
3 1 (20.00%) Broadband
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN

1st Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited 1st Line Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) ADSL
3 1 (20.00%) Broadband
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) CCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (40.00%) Websense
1 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (40.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft