The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 39 39 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Analyst 8 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.40% 3.23% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 3.37% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 12
Average salary £31,000 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.14% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,100 £15,100
10% offered a salary of more than £33,260 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -1.78%
Support Analyst
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
229 297 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.45% 95.81% 99.50%
Number of salaries quoted 220 250 345
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Support Analyst
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Support Analyst Salary Trend in Bedford

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Support Analyst 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 Support Analyst in their job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) AIX
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Sage X3
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (11.11%) MCDST
5 1 (11.11%) MCITP
5 1 (11.11%) EDI
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Legal
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Support Analyst 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 Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Sage X3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) AIX
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCDST
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (11.11%) BMC
3 1 (11.11%) Sage
3 1 (11.11%) VMware