The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
First Line Support Engineer
Rank 392 380 383
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 46 73 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.35% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 44 69 42
Average salary £22,500 £21,000 £19,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £17,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,100 £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,000 £21,000 £19,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.52%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19717 21123 20195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 94.88% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16358 16603 16647
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Hampshire +12 18 £25,500 +41.66% 3
Berkshire +6 13 £23,000 +9.52% 1
Surrey -17 5 £21,250 +1.19% 1
Kent +1 4 £21,000 -2.32% 1
West Sussex - 4 £21,500 -
Oxfordshire +1 3 £22,000 -16.98% 1
Buckinghamshire -15 1 £20,500 -8.88% 1
1st Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 66 (74.16%) Windows
2 64 (71.91%) Microsoft
3 40 (44.94%) MS Excel
4 39 (43.82%) Active Directory
5 29 (32.58%) TCP/IP
6 24 (26.97%) MS Exchange
7 21 (23.60%) ITIL
7 21 (23.60%) VMware
8 20 (22.47%) Windows 7
9 19 (21.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (21.35%) Firewall
10 18 (20.22%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2007
12 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
12 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (17.98%) MS Office
13 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (14.61%) SLA
14 13 (14.61%) Windows XP
15 10 (11.24%) Hyper-V
15 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
16 9 (10.11%) Windows 8
16 9 (10.11%) Linux
17 8 (8.99%) MCP
17 8 (8.99%) Backup Exec
17 8 (8.99%) Mac OS X
17 8 (8.99%) Apple iOS
17 8 (8.99%) Technical Architecture
18 7 (7.87%) Video Conferencing

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 24 (26.97%) MS Exchange
2 18 (20.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 40 (44.94%) MS Excel
2 16 (17.98%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.58%) TCP/IP
2 19 (21.35%) Firewall
3 6 (6.74%) DNS
4 5 (5.62%) VPN
5 4 (4.49%) DHCP
6 3 (3.37%) LAN
7 2 (2.25%) WAN
8 1 (1.12%) ADSL
8 1 (1.12%) Broadband
8 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.12%) SAN
8 1 (1.12%) Internet
8 1 (1.12%) Wireless
8 1 (1.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) HP UFT
General
1 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.62%) Finance
3 4 (4.49%) Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) HTML
1 5 (5.62%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (4.49%) iPhone
2 4 (4.49%) iPad
2 4 (4.49%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.25%) PDA
3 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.12%) e-Health
4 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 66 (74.16%) Windows
2 20 (22.47%) Windows 7
3 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (14.61%) Windows XP
7 9 (10.11%) Linux
7 9 (10.11%) Windows 8
8 8 (8.99%) Apple iOS
8 8 (8.99%) Mac OS X
9 6 (6.74%) Android
10 5 (5.62%) Windows 2000
11 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (3.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.60%) ITIL
2 8 (8.99%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (5.62%) Test Scripting
4 2 (2.25%) Service Delivery
4 2 (2.25%) Data Protection
4 2 (2.25%) Cyber Security
5 1 (1.12%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.12%) Line Management
5 1 (1.12%) Network Management
5 1 (1.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.12%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.74%) VB
2 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.99%) MCP
4 6 (6.74%) CCNA
4 6 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.62%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.37%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.12%) MCITP
8 1 (1.12%) HND
8 1 (1.12%) MCSE
8 1 (1.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.61%) SLA
2 5 (5.62%) QA
System Software
1 39 (43.82%) Active Directory
2 19 (21.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (71.91%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.60%) VMware
3 7 (7.87%) Apple
4 6 (6.74%) HP
5 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.25%) Cisco
6 2 (2.25%) Avaya
7 1 (1.12%) Remedy
7 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds
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