The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Telford 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support
Rank 16 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 5 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 6.67% 10.64% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.85% 11.63% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 2
Average salary £19,000 £18,000 £20,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £17,500 £19,650
10% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,800 £20,850
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £20,000 £19,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
1st Line Support
Shropshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Telford 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
Telford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
73 43 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 97.33% 91.49% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 44 26 44
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £17,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

1st Line Support
Salary Trend in Telford

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

1st Line Support Salary Trend in Telford

1st Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Telford 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) Time Management
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (16.67%) XenApp
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (16.67%) vSphere
6 1 (16.67%) Legal
6 1 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Sage
6 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) CCA
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (16.67%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Telford 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCA
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Sage
3 1 (16.67%) VMware