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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 67 72 94
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 17 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.20% 0.90% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 0.93% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 7
Average salary £20,000 £24,000 £23,631
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £14,504 £20,250 £18,708
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
734 966 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.20% 96.31% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 660 784 908
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +5 6 £32,500 +35.41% 1
Bedford +13 2 - - 1
IT Support
East of England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) ITIL
3 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
4 7 (25.93%) .NET
4 7 (25.93%) C#
4 7 (25.93%) HTML
4 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
4 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
4 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
4 7 (25.93%) CSS
4 7 (25.93%) jQuery
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (25.93%) DBS Check
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
6 4 (14.81%) SLA
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (11.11%) Line Management
7 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.11%) MS Office
7 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
7 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) Degree
8 2 (7.41%) LANDesk
8 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
8 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.41%) Marketing
8 2 (7.41%) Change Management

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Back Office
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
1 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
1 7 (25.93%) CSS
1 7 (25.93%) HTML
1 7 (25.93%) jQuery
2 2 (7.41%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) EPoS
2 2 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Phone
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Line Management
2 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.41%) Change Management
3 2 (7.41%) ERP
3 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Service Management
4 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) DBS Check
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
Luton
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
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Salary: £23k - 25k per year
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