The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 54 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.59% 0.69% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.69% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Average salary £21,250 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.78% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £36,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £36,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
Technical 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
321 288 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.25% 99.31% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 312 263 162
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Bedford

Technical Support
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Lotus
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Replication

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Lotus
2 2 (25.00%) McAfee
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