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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 45 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 8 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.56% 3.36% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 3.41% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 2
Average salary £25,000 £32,250 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.48% +1.57%
UK excluding London average salary £29,900 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-0.33% -
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
308 293 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 98.40% 98.32% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 280 286 201
Average salary £42,500 £43,225 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.67% +8.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 22 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
1 22 (84.62%) VMware
2 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (80.77%) Firewall
2 21 (80.77%) Windows
3 20 (76.92%) MCSE
3 20 (76.92%) WAN
3 20 (76.92%) Citrix
3 20 (76.92%) vSphere
4 19 (73.08%) SAN
4 19 (73.08%) Lotus
4 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (73.08%) DHCP
4 19 (73.08%) LAN
4 19 (73.08%) VPN
4 19 (73.08%) DNS
5 18 (69.23%) VMS
5 18 (69.23%) Lotus Domino
5 18 (69.23%) Symantec
5 18 (69.23%) McAfee
5 18 (69.23%) Blackberry
5 18 (69.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 18 (69.23%) Wi-Fi
5 18 (69.23%) Clearswift
5 18 (69.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 18 (69.23%) Android
5 18 (69.23%) SecurID
5 18 (69.23%) Backup Exec
5 18 (69.23%) McAfee ePO
5 18 (69.23%) Windows 7

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 18 (69.23%) Lotus Domino
1 18 (69.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) ColdFusion
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (65.38%) MS Office
1 17 (65.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) Firewall
2 20 (76.92%) WAN
3 19 (73.08%) DHCP
3 19 (73.08%) VPN
3 19 (73.08%) DNS
3 19 (73.08%) SAN
3 19 (73.08%) LAN
4 18 (69.23%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.85%) SSL
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) EJB
1 1 (3.85%) JSP
1 1 (3.85%) Servlets
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) XSL
1 1 (3.85%) XHTML
1 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) Blackberry
1 18 (69.23%) SecurID
2 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
1 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (69.23%) Android
3 18 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 18 (69.23%) Windows Phone 8
3 18 (69.23%) Windows Phone
3 18 (69.23%) VMS
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Change Control
2 2 (7.69%) Project Management
2 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.85%) Release Management
3 1 (3.85%) Network Management
3 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Java
1 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.85%) PHP
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (76.92%) MCSE
3 3 (11.54%) MCP
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.69%) MCSA
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (7.69%) MCITP
4 2 (7.69%) VCP5
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) CCIA
5 1 (3.85%) CCNP
5 1 (3.85%) CCNA
5 1 (3.85%) CCDP
5 1 (3.85%) CCA
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CCSA
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) vSphere
2 18 (69.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 17 (65.38%) XenApp
4 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
5 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.85%) XenServer
6 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (69.23%) Backup Exec
1 18 (69.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) VMware
2 20 (76.92%) Citrix
3 19 (73.08%) Lotus
4 18 (69.23%) Symantec
4 18 (69.23%) McAfee
4 18 (69.23%) Clearswift
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco
6 2 (7.69%) Intel
7 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.85%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle
7 1 (3.85%) JBoss
7 1 (3.85%) Wyse
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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