The median annual salary for a 1st Line Support Engineer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 30 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
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 230 243
Rank change year-on-year -16 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 4 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.065% 0.087% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.089% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 5
Median salary £24,000 £18,000 £18,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
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 North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5964 5596 6397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.91% 97.07% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4982 4697 5148
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

1st Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in the North West

1st Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in the North West

1st Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Manchester -21 4 £24,000 +28.00% 2
1st Line Support Engineer
England

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 North West region featuring 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) MS Office
3 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (75.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (75.00%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) SSH
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) CentOS
5 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) LAMP
5 1 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (12.50%) FTP
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 6 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 per annum + Company Vehicle (Fuel Card)
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago