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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 28 57 32
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 16 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.65% 3.60% 6.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.86% 3.76% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 16
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -3.33%
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
273 426 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.47% 95.73% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 204 403 261
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £55,100
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
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 26 March 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Bedford

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 12 (63.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (63.16%) VMware
3 12 (63.16%) vSphere
4 11 (57.89%) Oracle
4 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
4 11 (57.89%) Cisco
4 11 (57.89%) SAN
4 11 (57.89%) CommVault
4 11 (57.89%) Replication
4 11 (57.89%) FalconStor
4 11 (57.89%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (52.63%) CCNA
5 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (31.58%) MCSE
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (26.32%) VB
7 5 (26.32%) SAP
7 5 (26.32%) Linux
7 5 (26.32%) ERP
7 5 (26.32%) CCNP
7 5 (26.32%) Firewall
7 5 (26.32%) SAP Business One
8 2 (10.53%) Citrix
8 2 (10.53%) XenApp
9 1 (5.26%) C#
9 1 (5.26%) T-SQL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) SAN
1 11 (57.89%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) WinForms
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (26.32%) ERP
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Web Development
3 1 (5.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) CCNA
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (31.58%) MCSE
3 5 (26.32%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.26%) VCP5
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
1 12 (63.16%) vSphere
2 2 (10.53%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.26%) Xen
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) VMware
3 11 (57.89%) FalconStor
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco
3 11 (57.89%) Oracle
3 11 (57.89%) CommVault
4 5 (26.32%) SAP
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Intel