The median annual salary for a 1st Line Support was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
First Line Support
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 72 69 79
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 2 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.32% 1.88% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.91% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 8
Median salary £22,500 £18,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.26%  
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 Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 601 786 935
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 96.47% 98.37% 99.15%
Number of salaries quoted 553 751 718
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support in Southampton

1st Line Support
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for 1st Line Support in Southampton

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 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 Southampton region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) ITSM
4 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) MCDST

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCDST
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago