The median annual salary for a 1st Line Support Technician was £20,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 April 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 Technician
England / South East
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 383 431 470
Rank change year-on-year +48 +39  
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Technician 3 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.020% 0.13% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.14% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 2 25 11
Median salary £20,000 £20,000 £18,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
UK excluding London median salary £20,000 £20,000 £19,500
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14545 18919 20789
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.69% 96.79% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12218 16117 16685
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,600 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

1st Line Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support Technician in the South East

1st Line Support Technician
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for 1st Line Support Technician in the South East

1st Line Support Technician
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Technician within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Hampshire +33 3 £20,000 +21.21%
1st Line Support Technician
England

1st Line Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, 1st Line Support Technician 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 South East region featuring 1st Line Support Technician in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) iPad
4 1 (12.50%) RedPrairie
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Polycom
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
4 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

1st Line Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) IPsec
2 1 (12.50%) IPv4
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) AS400
1 1 (12.50%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) CAD
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
3 1 (12.50%) Polycom
3 1 (12.50%) RedPrairie
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
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