The first table below looks at the demand for the 1st Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 24 July 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 Slough region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support
Rank 57 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.40% 0.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £22,500 £21,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £19,500 £19,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Job Titles Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
487 628 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 96.44% 95.44% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 429 530 464
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
1st Line Support
Berkshire

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

1st Line Support
Salary Trend in Slough

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

1st Line Support Salary Trend in Slough

1st Line Support
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) Document Management
5 1 (12.50%) Email Management
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 (37.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Document Management
1 1 (12.50%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware