Period
to 9 December 2018

The median annual salary for a 1st Line Support was £20,000 in advertised job vacancies in Stockport during the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

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

First Line Support
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 63 62
Rank change year-on-year +29 -1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 11 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 4.09% 0.25% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.35% 0.25% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 5
Stockport median annual salary £20,000 £22,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -6.25% +11.63%
10th Percentile £18,500 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £26,000
Manchester median annual salary £20,000 £19,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -11.63% +7.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Stockport
Permanent vacancies in Stockport with a recognized job title 253 397 404
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.05% 98.02% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 221 358 388
Stockport median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £26,250 £24,850
90th Percentile £53,813 £57,650 £52,500
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%

1st Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

Job postings that featured 1st Line Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stockport.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support in Stockport

1st Line Support
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for 1st Line Support in Stockport

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 1st Line Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Stockport region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (90.91%) ITIL
3 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
4 8 (72.73%) Office 365
4 8 (72.73%) Windows 10
4 8 (72.73%) VMware
5 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
7 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (45.45%) vSphere
7 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (45.45%) Finance
7 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 5 (45.45%) Linux
7 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
7 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (36.36%) SAP
8 4 (36.36%) Electronics
8 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
8 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
8 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
8 4 (36.36%) Marketing
8 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
9 3 (27.27%) Cisco

1st Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Electronics
2 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CMDB
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 8 (72.73%) Windows 10
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (45.45%) vSphere
4 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) SAP
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix