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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support
Rank 29 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 1.04% 5.48% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 5.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £20,000 £19,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £19,750 £19,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
Job Titles Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94 70 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 97.92% 95.89% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 87 66 72
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,500 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
1st Line Support
West Midlands

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

1st Line Support
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

1st Line Support Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

1st Line Support
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft