The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support Engineer
Rank 249 - 271
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.014% - 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% - 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £18,000 - £17,000
UK excluding London average salary £19,000 £21,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -
1st Line Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6950 6476 7701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.35% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5973 5486 6807
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

1st Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

1st Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

1st Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

1st Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

1st Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
(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
Cheshire - 1 £18,000 -
1st Line Support Engineer
England

1st Line Support Engineer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

1st Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCTS
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Sophos
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
Liverpool
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £13.50 - £14 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago