The table below looks at the statistics for the Network 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 Network Support in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 38 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Support 15 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.79% 1.34% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.87% 1.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 0
Average salary £27,500 £35,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.53% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.44% -1.42%
Network 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
308 293 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 98.40% 98.32% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 280 286 201
Average salary £42,500 £43,225 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.67% +8.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Network Support
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Network Support Salary Trend in Bedford

Network Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Network 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 Network Support in their job title.

1 42 (95.45%) Citrix
1 42 (95.45%) Lotus
2 41 (93.18%) Lotus Domino
3 40 (90.91%) Windows
3 40 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (88.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 39 (88.64%) WAN
4 39 (88.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (88.64%) Firewall
4 39 (88.64%) VMware
5 38 (86.36%) LAN
5 38 (86.36%) SAN
5 38 (86.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (84.09%) VPN
6 37 (84.09%) DNS
6 37 (84.09%) Symantec
6 37 (84.09%) McAfee
6 37 (84.09%) Blackberry
6 37 (84.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 37 (84.09%) VMS
6 37 (84.09%) DHCP
6 37 (84.09%) MCSE
6 37 (84.09%) Clearswift
6 37 (84.09%) Wi-Fi
6 37 (84.09%) Backup Exec
6 37 (84.09%) SecurID
6 37 (84.09%) Android
6 37 (84.09%) vSphere
6 37 (84.09%) McAfee ePO
6 37 (84.09%) Windows Phone 8

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Network 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 Network Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (93.18%) Lotus Domino
2 37 (84.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (9.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (50.00%) MS Office
2 21 (47.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 39 (88.64%) WAN
1 39 (88.64%) Firewall
2 38 (86.36%) SAN
2 38 (86.36%) LAN
3 37 (84.09%) Wi-Fi
3 37 (84.09%) DHCP
3 37 (84.09%) VPN
3 37 (84.09%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) Network Security
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
Miscellaneous
1 37 (84.09%) Blackberry
1 37 (84.09%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 40 (90.91%) Windows
1 40 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 39 (88.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 37 (84.09%) Android
3 37 (84.09%) VMS
3 37 (84.09%) Windows Phone 8
3 37 (84.09%) Windows Phone
4 21 (47.73%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (4.55%) ITIL
2 1 (2.27%) Project Management
2 1 (2.27%) Network Management
2 1 (2.27%) Change Control
2 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 38 (86.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (84.09%) MCSE
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CCNP
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) CCDP
4 1 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CCSA
4 1 (2.27%) MCITP
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
System Software
1 39 (88.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 37 (84.09%) vSphere
3 19 (43.18%) XenApp
4 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (84.09%) Backup Exec
1 37 (84.09%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 42 (95.45%) Citrix
1 42 (95.45%) Lotus
2 39 (88.64%) VMware
3 37 (84.09%) Symantec
3 37 (84.09%) McAfee
3 37 (84.09%) Clearswift
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
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