The first table below looks at the demand for the 1st Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington 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 17 April 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 Warrington region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support
Rank 69 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 9 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.55% 0.83% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.90% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 3
Average salary £20,000 £18,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £18,000 £16,800
10% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,000 £20,800
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £19,750 £19,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
Job Titles Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
563 334 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 97.24% 92.78% 98.19%
Number of salaries quoted 407 261 397
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
1st Line Support
Cheshire

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

1st Line Support
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

1st Line Support Salary Trend in Warrington

1st Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 8 (57.14%) Citrix
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) IIS
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (7.14%) vSphere
8 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 1 (7.14%) LAN
8 1 (7.14%) WAN
8 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.14%) VPN
8 1 (7.14%) DNS
8 1 (7.14%) SLA
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco
8 1 (7.14%) MCSE
8 1 (7.14%) MS Office
8 1 (7.14%) ITIL
8 1 (7.14%) HND

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 8 (57.14%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL
1 1 (7.14%) Service Management
1 1 (7.14%) Time Management
1 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) HND
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (7.14%) MCTS
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco