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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 60 54 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 6 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.06% 0.43% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.44% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Median salary £19,250 £29,750 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +35.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,650 £23,550 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £35,950 £25,200
UK excluding London median salary £21,000 £20,500 £19,750
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +3.79%
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
544 454 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.11% 97.63% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 462 386 458
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Handset
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) MS Office
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) DHCP
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) DNS
3 6 (66.67%) Terminal Services
3 6 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
3 6 (66.67%) Information Security
3 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Office 365
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 6 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
4 1 (11.11%) Finance

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 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DHCP
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
1 6 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Handset
2 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix