The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had 1st Line Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
First Line Support Engineer
England / South East
Rank 322 410 401
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 63 41 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.22% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 63 40 57
Median salary £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,050 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £25,950 £27,950
UK excluding London median salary £21,750 £21,000 £21,250
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.17%

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
14253 18412 19904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.72% 96.69% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11816 15811 16285
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

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
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +47 15 £22,500 +2.27% 1
Berkshire +51 11 £24,000 -4.00%
Buckinghamshire +34 11 £21,500 +7.50%
East Sussex - 9 £23,000 -
Hampshire +11 8 £21,500 +2.38% 2
Kent +22 6 £22,500 -2.17%
Oxfordshire +6 2 £20,500 -15.46%
West Sussex +7 1 £21,000 +13.51%
1st Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 1st Line Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 70 (69.31%) Windows
2 45 (44.55%) Active Directory
3 33 (32.67%) Microsoft
4 29 (28.71%) VMware
5 27 (26.73%) Linux
6 25 (24.75%) MS Excel
6 25 (24.75%) Windows 8
7 23 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (19.80%) Windows Server
9 19 (18.81%) ITIL
9 19 (18.81%) CCNA
9 19 (18.81%) SLA
9 19 (18.81%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (18.81%) Firewall
10 18 (17.82%) Windows 7
11 17 (16.83%) Windows 10
12 15 (14.85%) MySQL
13 14 (13.86%) Citrix
14 13 (12.87%) MS Exchange
14 13 (12.87%) Internet
14 13 (12.87%) TCP/IP
15 12 (11.88%) Windows XP
15 12 (11.88%) VoIP
16 11 (10.89%) MS Office
16 11 (10.89%) Blackberry
17 10 (9.90%) Cisco
17 10 (9.90%) E-Commerce
17 10 (9.90%) Mac OS
17 10 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2003
18 9 (8.91%) CCNP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (12.87%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.99%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (24.75%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.81%) Firewall
2 13 (12.87%) Internet
2 13 (12.87%) TCP/IP
3 12 (11.88%) VoIP
4 5 (4.95%) LAN
5 3 (2.97%) VPN
5 3 (2.97%) WAN
6 2 (1.98%) ADSL
6 2 (1.98%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.99%) Junos
7 1 (0.99%) Network Security
7 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.85%) MySQL
General
1 7 (6.93%) Finance
1 7 (6.93%) Retail
2 4 (3.96%) Games
3 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.99%) French Language
4 1 (0.99%) German Language
4 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Blackberry
2 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.98%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.99%) EPoS
4 1 (0.99%) iPhone
4 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 70 (69.31%) Windows
2 27 (26.73%) Linux
3 25 (24.75%) Windows 8
4 20 (19.80%) Windows Server
5 18 (17.82%) Windows 7
6 17 (16.83%) Windows 10
7 12 (11.88%) Windows XP
8 10 (9.90%) Mac OS
9 6 (5.94%) Unix
10 3 (2.97%) Android
11 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.99%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.81%) ITIL
2 10 (9.90%) E-Commerce
3 3 (2.97%) Ticket Management
4 2 (1.98%) Asset Management
4 2 (1.98%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (1.98%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (1.98%) Network Management
4 2 (1.98%) Process Management
4 2 (1.98%) Service Management
4 2 (1.98%) Software Engineering
4 2 (1.98%) Web Filtering
5 1 (0.99%) Incident Management
5 1 (0.99%) Line Management
5 1 (0.99%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) CCNA
1 19 (18.81%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (8.91%) CCNP
3 7 (6.93%) CCIE
4 6 (5.94%) Degree
5 3 (2.97%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.98%) CCENT
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.99%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.99%) MCDST
7 1 (0.99%) MCITP
7 1 (0.99%) MCP
7 1 (0.99%) MCSE
7 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.81%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (44.55%) Active Directory
2 23 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (32.67%) Microsoft
2 29 (28.71%) VMware
3 14 (13.86%) Citrix
4 10 (9.90%) Cisco
5 2 (1.98%) BMC
5 2 (1.98%) HP
6 1 (0.99%) F5
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