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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 30 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Analyst 15 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.92% 5.51% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.10% 5.71% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 9
Average salary £40,000 £28,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £25,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-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
294 368 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.39% 96.59% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 233 324 259
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Support Analyst Salary Histogram in Bedford

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) SAN
4 8 (40.00%) vSphere
5 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (30.00%) Replication
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (30.00%) CCNP
6 6 (30.00%) CCNA
6 6 (30.00%) CommVault
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle
6 6 (30.00%) FalconStor
6 6 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (25.00%) C#
7 5 (25.00%) .NET
8 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
8 3 (15.00%) WinForms
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (15.00%) SLA
8 3 (15.00%) Citrix
8 3 (15.00%) VCP4
9 2 (10.00%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (10.00%) Windows Phone

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) SAN
2 6 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) VPN
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) SecurID
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) VMS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) System Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (30.00%) CCNP
1 6 (30.00%) CCNA
2 3 (15.00%) VCP4
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) vSphere
2 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 6 (30.00%) CommVault
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 6 (30.00%) FalconStor
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) Lotus
5 2 (10.00%) Symantec
5 2 (10.00%) McAfee
5 2 (10.00%) Clearswift