Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a 1st Line Support Engineer was £21,250 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 17 October 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 Engineer
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 149 156
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 8 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.34% 0.098% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.10% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 4
West Sussex median annual salary £21,250 £19,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -13.64% +2.33%
South East median annual salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 2,248 1,961 2,356
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 96.27% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,912 1,745 2,186
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,950 £62,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

1st Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in West Sussex

1st Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in West Sussex

1st Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chichester - 4 £20,000 -
Gatwick -4 2 £23,500 +23.68%
Worthing - 1 £17,250 -
Crawley - 1 £24,000 - 1
1st Line Support Engineer
South East

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 1st Line Support Engineer 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 West Sussex region featuring 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Office 365
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Energy Management

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Energy Management
1 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix