The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support Engineer
Rank 92 96 105
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 10 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.75% 0.58% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.60% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 1
Average salary £26,000 £18,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £20,000 £20,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
1st Line Support Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1318 1338 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.43% 96.54% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1118 1134 1001
Average salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

1st Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

1st Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

1st Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

1st Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Wales

1st Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
South Wales +7 10 £26,000 +44.44%
1st Line Support Engineer
UK

1st Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) MS Excel
3 12 (66.67%) Firewall
4 11 (61.11%) VMware
4 11 (61.11%) Citrix
4 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (61.11%) Internet
4 11 (61.11%) ITIL
4 11 (61.11%) CCNA
4 11 (61.11%) Incident Management
5 10 (55.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 10 (55.56%) SLA
6 8 (44.44%) Logistics
7 7 (38.89%) Linux
8 6 (33.33%) AIX
8 6 (33.33%) SQL
8 6 (33.33%) MS Office
8 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 6 (33.33%) HP
8 6 (33.33%) Tivoli
8 6 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
8 6 (33.33%) Office 365
9 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (27.78%) Windows
10 4 (22.22%) Back Office
10 4 (22.22%) Service Management

1st Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
General
1 4 (22.22%) Back Office
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) AIX
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Incident Management
1 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) Logistics
3 4 (22.22%) Resource Management
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) CCNA
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
1 6 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 6 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco
3 11 (61.11%) Citrix
3 11 (61.11%) VMware
4 6 (33.33%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Sage