The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank - 48 38
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 0.75% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.76% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £31,250 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +32.97%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
477 262 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.78% 97.76% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 458 256 203
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Applications Support
Bedfordshire

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Bedford region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in Bedford

Applications Support
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware