The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Support in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Support
Rank 39 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.08% 0.62% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £30,000 £21,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £31,568 £30,000 £27,756
% change year-on-year
+5.22% +8.08%
Systems Support
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
267 468 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.04% 96.30% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 188 449 254
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Systems Support
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in Bedford

Systems Support
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Systems Support 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 Systems Support in their job title.

1 2 (40.00%) System Testing
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) LPIC

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Systems Support 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 Systems Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) LPIC
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM