The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 58 65 73
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.19% 0.74% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.74% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £18,000 £23,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.40% +30.55%
UK excluding London average salary £20,500 £20,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
1st Line Support
Hertfordshire

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
523 542 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.85% 99.63% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 439 414 455
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 16 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
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