I can only guess by your post that you maybe new to IT and that you are part of the latest generation of instant gratification, which is not a problem, but you need to learn that it takes a long time to get certain places. It doesn't happen in a year. I see from some of your posts that you talk a lot about getting paid more in other professions doing the same type of work which leads me to believe that you are in it to make money, which is not a problem, but you will never be happy if you're just working to make money, because in many professions you can make more money than IT, but you either want to make money or make a career.
I can tell you from experience, that unless you work for an IT Consulting company, their focus will always be on their core people, so engineering companies will be engineers, architectural companies will be the architects, Banks will be the bankers, so don't get discouraged if you're not the focus of where they spend their money. You need to show that you want to do more, get involved in more, maybe take some courses or certs and pay for them out of your pocket on skills that you see the company lacks or needs.
If you really want to make a career out of IT, don't get hung up on desktop and server work because that stuff is shrinking with the surge in cloud computing and outsourcing. Focus on the business side of IT, how can you help the business. How can you help the engineers in the field, talk to some people and ask them what they think of how the systems work, what would they like better.
Sometimes you are in a dead end position, but I don't think you can tell that after a year. How large is this company, if it's small, there is definitely going to be things that need improvement or things you don't do at all. You have to look out for those and make an effort to change it and make yourself known that you are willing to go the extra mile.
At the end of the day NEVER LEAVE WITHOUT A BACKUP PLAN. Make sure you have somewhere to go before you decide to quit.
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