The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 52 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 1 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.35% - 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 10
Average salary £30,000 - £21,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,750 £23,980
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.21%
IT Support
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
274 284 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.16% 99.65% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 241 256 270
Average salary £42,500 £41,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.79% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

IT Support
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Bedford

IT Support
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware