The first table below looks at the demand for the 1st Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 25 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support Engineer
Rank 396 398 419
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 55 40 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.18% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.19% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 53 40 20
Average salary £21,000 £19,750 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.32% -5.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £17,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,550 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,000 £20,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21539 21041 22178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.86% 95.01% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17272 17360 18952
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
1st Line Support Engineer
England

1st Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

1st Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

1st Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

1st Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

1st Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

1st Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

1st Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Surrey -6 15 £21,000 - 2
Berkshire +6 14 £21,000 +10.52%
Oxfordshire - 9 £26,000 - 1
Hampshire +6 7 £22,500 +38.46% 2
Kent - 6 £21,250 -
Buckinghamshire -7 4 £19,875 +10.41% 1
1st Line Support Engineer
England

1st Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 78 (70.27%) Windows
2 67 (60.36%) Active Directory
3 51 (45.95%) Microsoft
4 50 (45.05%) Windows 7
5 47 (42.34%) MS Excel
6 41 (36.94%) TCP/IP
7 36 (32.43%) MS Office
8 28 (25.23%) Linux
9 27 (24.32%) VMware
10 26 (23.42%) ITIL
11 25 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (14.41%) Internet
13 15 (13.51%) SQL
14 14 (12.61%) Windows XP
15 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
15 13 (11.71%) SLA
16 11 (9.91%) MS Exchange
16 11 (9.91%) CRM
17 10 (9.01%) IBM Notes
17 10 (9.01%) CCNA
17 10 (9.01%) Cisco Certification
18 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
18 9 (8.11%) Firewall
18 9 (8.11%) VPN
19 8 (7.21%) IBM
19 8 (7.21%) Blackberry
20 7 (6.31%) Citrix
20 7 (6.31%) Red Hat
20 7 (6.31%) DNS
20 7 (6.31%) SQL Server

1st Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 11 (9.91%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.01%) IBM Notes
3 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.80%) Lync
6 1 (0.90%) IIS
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 47 (42.34%) MS Excel
2 36 (32.43%) MS Office
3 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) SalesLogix
1 4 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 41 (36.94%) TCP/IP
2 16 (14.41%) Internet
3 9 (8.11%) Firewall
3 9 (8.11%) VPN
4 7 (6.31%) DNS
5 6 (5.41%) DHCP
5 6 (5.41%) LAN
5 6 (5.41%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.70%) WAN
7 2 (1.80%) VoIP
8 1 (0.90%) ADSL
8 1 (0.90%) Broadband
8 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
1 4 (3.60%) Finance
1 4 (3.60%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.90%) .NET
1 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 78 (70.27%) Windows
2 50 (45.05%) Windows 7
3 28 (25.23%) Linux
4 14 (12.61%) Windows XP
5 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.31%) CentOS
6 7 (6.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (6.31%) SUSE
6 7 (6.31%) Debian
6 7 (6.31%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.70%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.42%) ITIL
2 11 (9.91%) CRM
3 6 (5.41%) Change Management
4 4 (3.60%) Incident Management
5 2 (1.80%) Project Planning
6 1 (0.90%) Time Management
6 1 (0.90%) Waterfall
6 1 (0.90%) Android Development
6 1 (0.90%) Project Management
6 1 (0.90%) Service Management
6 1 (0.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.51%) SQL
2 3 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.01%) CCNA
2 10 (9.01%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.41%) CCSA
3 6 (5.41%) JNCIA
4 5 (4.50%) MCP
5 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.60%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.70%) Degree
7 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.90%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.90%) MCTS
8 1 (0.90%) MCITP
8 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.90%) MCSE
8 1 (0.90%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.71%) SLA
2 5 (4.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 67 (60.36%) Active Directory
2 25 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.80%) XenApp
3 2 (1.80%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 27 (24.32%) VMware
3 8 (7.21%) IBM
4 7 (6.31%) Citrix
4 7 (6.31%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.41%) CheckPoint
5 6 (5.41%) Juniper
5 6 (5.41%) Cisco
5 6 (5.41%) Blue Coat
5 6 (5.41%) SonicWALL
5 6 (5.41%) Trend Micro
5 6 (5.41%) Aruba
5 6 (5.41%) F5
5 6 (5.41%) Lumension
5 6 (5.41%) McAfee
5 6 (5.41%) Websense
5 6 (5.41%) Clearswift
6 5 (4.50%) Remedy
7 2 (1.80%) Lotus
7 2 (1.80%) HP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 20-25k
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 17,500 + shift allowance + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago