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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 88 102 85
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 9 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.83% 0.34% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.35% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 13
Average salary £30,000 £29,250 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +36.04%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £23,990
% change year-on-year
- +0.04%
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
1035 1131 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.04% 95.28% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 893 1004 947
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,500 £55,000
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 2 July 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 2 July 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 - 7 £31,500 -
Bedford - 3 £29,000 -
Dunstable - 1 £24,000 -
IT Support
East of England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
4 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 3 (18.75%) MS Office
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Danish Language
5 2 (12.50%) French Language
5 2 (12.50%) German Language
5 2 (12.50%) Office 365
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Android
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (6.25%) SCCM
6 1 (6.25%) SCOM
6 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (6.25%) Lync

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) AutoCAD
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) ADSL
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Danish Language
2 2 (12.50%) French Language
2 2 (12.50%) German Language
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) ERP
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
2 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.25%) HNC
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Spiceworks
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