The median annual salary for a 1st Line Support was £19,000 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
First Line Support
North West / Lancashire
Rank 53 49 50
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.24% 0.60% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.63% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Median salary £19,000 £14,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -41.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £21,000 £20,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year +2.43% +2.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 412 320 423
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 98.33% 96.39% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 379 277 376
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

1st Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support in Lancashire

1st Line Support
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for 1st Line Support in Lancashire

1st Line Support
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 1 £19,000 - 2
1st Line Support
North West

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Lancashire region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) SMTP
2 4 (66.67%) FTP
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) IBM Notes
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) SCSA
2 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (66.67%) SCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) RHCE
2 4 (66.67%) Sun Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Lotus
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Sendmail
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Threat Analysis

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) FTP
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) SMTP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (66.67%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) RHCE
1 4 (66.67%) SCNA
1 4 (66.67%) SCSA
1 4 (66.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Sendmail
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (66.67%) Lotus
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
Chorley
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £14000 - £16000 per annum
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