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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank - 49 35
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 0.70% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.71% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £33,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.87%
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £33,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
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
314 282 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.02% 98.95% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 307 257 158
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +29.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) VMS
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) Lotus
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Symantec
1 4 (66.67%) McAfee
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (66.67%) Clearswift
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Lotus Domino
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 4 (66.67%) SecurID
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
1 4 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Phone 8

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (66.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (66.67%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) VMS
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Phone 8
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Phone
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 4 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Lotus
1 4 (66.67%) Symantec
1 4 (66.67%) McAfee
1 4 (66.67%) Clearswift
1 4 (66.67%) VMware