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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support
Rank 77 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 2 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.30% 1.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 1.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 0
Average salary £16,500 £16,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £19,500 £19,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
643 646 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 95.68% 96.71% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 546 587 451
Average salary £36,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
1st Line Support
South West

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

1st Line Support
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

1st Line Support Salary Trend in Somerset

1st Line Support
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath -16 1 £16,500 -
Taunton - 1 - - 1
1st Line Support
South West

1st Line Support
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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