The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
First Line Support
Rank 67 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.62% 0.67% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.69% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £20,250 £21,000 £20,957
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +0.20%
UK excluding London average salary £19,875 £20,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -
1st Line Support
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
587 583 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 91.58% 97.82% 94.70%
Number of salaries quoted 479 505 465
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 5 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) CRM
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA