The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Watford region that had 1st Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
First Line Support
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 54 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.16% 0.17% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.18% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Median salary £23,000 £18,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -26.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,000 £24,900
UK excluding London median salary £21,000 £20,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
487 556 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.02% 97.03% 98.08%
Number of salaries quoted 396 494 377
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

1st Line Support
Salary Trend in Watford

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

1st Line Support Salary Trend in Watford

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 1st Line Support 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 Watford region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 9 (64.29%) Office 365
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) Handset
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
5 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) MS Office
6 6 (42.86%) ITIL
6 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 6 (42.86%) DHCP
6 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 6 (42.86%) VPN
6 6 (42.86%) DNS
6 6 (42.86%) Terminal Services
6 6 (42.86%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (42.86%) Information Security
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
6 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 6 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 3 (21.43%) Firewall
7 3 (21.43%) Wireless
8 1 (7.14%) Citrix

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (42.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DHCP
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
1 6 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 6 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Handset
2 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) Terminal Services
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix