The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 88 98 77
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 7 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.68% 0.25% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.26% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 15
Average salary £31,500 £38,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +79.06%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +4.25%
IT Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
986 1141 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.01% 96.29% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 871 980 904
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

IT Support
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

IT Support
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 4 £33,250 - 1
Bedford - 1 £30,000 -
IT Support
East of England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title.

1 11 (73.33%) Windows
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) MS Office
5 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (13.33%) Danish Language
6 2 (13.33%) French Language
6 2 (13.33%) German Language
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
6 2 (13.33%) LAN
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) Office 365
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Firewall
7 1 (6.67%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (6.67%) Avaya
7 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.67%) Symantec
7 1 (6.67%) McAfee
7 1 (6.67%) AutoCAD
7 1 (6.67%) WAN

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) AutoCAD
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Danish Language
2 2 (13.33%) French Language
2 2 (13.33%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
1 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.67%) HNC
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Avaya
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) McAfee
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Flint IT Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago