The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 45 59 32
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 8 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.63% 0.79% 5.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 0.80% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 10
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Support Engineer
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
292 373 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.05% 97.64% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 252 316 233
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) vSphere
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (66.67%) Replication
4 6 (66.67%) SAN
4 6 (66.67%) CommVault
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle
4 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (66.67%) FalconStor
4 6 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) CCNP
5 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (11.11%) XenApp
6 1 (11.11%) VCP5
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Line Management
6 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
6 1 (11.11%) WinForms
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) Xen

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
1 6 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WinForms
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) VCP5
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (11.11%) Xen
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) CommVault
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 6 (66.67%) FalconStor
4 1 (11.11%) Intel
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 16 hours ago