The median annual salary for a 1st Line Support Engineer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

First Line Support Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 266 320
Rank change year-on-year +37 +54  
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.059% 0.042% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.044% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Median salary £24,000 £29,000 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.24% +41.46%  
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £22,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4912 6830 9955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.81% 95.66% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4511 6105 8479
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

1st Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in the City of London

1st Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in the City of London

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 1st Line Support Engineer 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 City of London region featuring 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) SLA
2 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft