The first table below looks at the demand for the 1st Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 30 July 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support
Rank 73 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.68% 0.60% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £22,000 £16,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £19,500 £19,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
564 314 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.58% 94.86% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 409 239 228
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
1st Line Support
Hertfordshire

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) Law
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Law
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft