The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 43 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.17% 2.16% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 2.19% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 1
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,750
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
270 274 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 99.63% 98.56% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 240 265 180
Average salary £41,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.74% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Support Engineer
Bedfordshire

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
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 11 July 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Bedford

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 29 (87.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 28 (84.85%) Firewall
2 28 (84.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (81.82%) VPN
3 27 (81.82%) DNS
3 27 (81.82%) Citrix
3 27 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (78.79%) DHCP
5 24 (72.73%) VMware
6 23 (69.70%) XenApp
6 23 (69.70%) MCSE
7 22 (66.67%) vSphere
8 21 (63.64%) Lotus
8 21 (63.64%) LAN
8 21 (63.64%) WAN
9 20 (60.61%) VMS
9 20 (60.61%) Lotus Domino
9 20 (60.61%) MS Office
9 20 (60.61%) SAN
9 20 (60.61%) Symantec
9 20 (60.61%) McAfee
9 20 (60.61%) Blackberry
9 20 (60.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 20 (60.61%) Clearswift
9 20 (60.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 20 (60.61%) Windows 7
9 20 (60.61%) Android
9 20 (60.61%) McAfee ePO
9 20 (60.61%) SecurID

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 20 (60.61%) Lotus Domino
1 20 (60.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
3 7 (21.21%) IIS
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.03%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 20 (60.61%) MS Office
2 19 (57.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (84.85%) Firewall
2 27 (81.82%) VPN
2 27 (81.82%) DNS
3 26 (78.79%) DHCP
4 21 (63.64%) LAN
4 21 (63.64%) WAN
5 20 (60.61%) Wi-Fi
5 20 (60.61%) SAN
6 7 (21.21%) SSL
7 6 (18.18%) NetScaler
8 1 (3.03%) Internet
8 1 (3.03%) VRRP
8 1 (3.03%) VLAN
8 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
1 1 (3.03%) EJB
1 1 (3.03%) JSP
1 1 (3.03%) Servlets
1 1 (3.03%) XML
1 1 (3.03%) XSL
1 1 (3.03%) XHTML
1 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (60.61%) Blackberry
1 20 (60.61%) SecurID
2 6 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 6 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 6 (18.18%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.03%) Firmware
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
1 28 (84.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 27 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (60.61%) Windows 7
3 20 (60.61%) Windows Phone 8
3 20 (60.61%) Windows Phone
3 20 (60.61%) VMS
3 20 (60.61%) Android
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Change Control
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.03%) Release Management
4 1 (3.03%) Network Management
4 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.03%) PHP
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (87.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (69.70%) MCSE
3 9 (27.27%) MCP
4 6 (18.18%) MCITP
4 6 (18.18%) CCIA
4 6 (18.18%) CCA
4 6 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (9.09%) MCSA
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.06%) CCNP
6 2 (6.06%) VCP5
6 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (3.03%) CCSA
7 1 (3.03%) CCIP
7 1 (3.03%) CCNA
7 1 (3.03%) CCDP
7 1 (3.03%) CCSP
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) XenApp
2 22 (66.67%) vSphere
3 20 (60.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
5 6 (18.18%) XenServer
5 6 (18.18%) XenDesktop
6 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
8 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
8 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
8 1 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (3.03%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (60.61%) Backup Exec
1 20 (60.61%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Citrix
2 24 (72.73%) VMware
3 21 (63.64%) Lotus
4 20 (60.61%) Symantec
4 20 (60.61%) McAfee
4 20 (60.61%) Clearswift
5 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.18%) Wyse
7 2 (6.06%) Intel
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco
8 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle
8 1 (3.03%) JBoss