The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedford region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 15 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.33% 2.82% 4.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.51% 2.87% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 13
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £27,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,150 £34,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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
141 209 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.92% 98.12% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 121 201 241
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Bedford

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Bedford

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 8 (57.14%) Office 365
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 4 (28.57%) SAN
5 4 (28.57%) Change Management
5 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) HP
6 3 (21.43%) SCCM
6 3 (21.43%) Network Security
6 3 (21.43%) vSphere
6 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (14.29%) iSeries
7 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
7 2 (14.29%) SCVMM
7 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 2 (14.29%) VLAN
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Flash
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) AS400
1 2 (14.29%) iSeries
1 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Security
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Information Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Presales
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) VB
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CEH
2 1 (7.14%) CISA
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (7.14%) CSSLP
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) GIAC
2 1 (7.14%) SANS
2 1 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCVMM
3 1 (7.14%) Simpana
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Apple
3 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) CommVault
4 1 (7.14%) FalconStor
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Qualys
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds