The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 55 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 34 30 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.17% 2.91% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.35% 3.03% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 30
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Support Engineer
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
1014 989 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.59% 96.02% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 776 908 982
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Bedford +24 18 £42,500 +18.88%
Luton +3 13 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

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

1 36 (50.00%) SQL
1 36 (50.00%) Windows
2 26 (36.11%) Active Directory
3 24 (33.33%) VMware
4 21 (29.17%) Cisco
4 21 (29.17%) Oracle
5 20 (27.78%) SAN
6 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
7 18 (25.00%) HTML
8 16 (22.22%) .NET
8 16 (22.22%) CCNA
8 16 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (22.22%) Firewall
9 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
9 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET
10 14 (19.44%) Web Services
10 14 (19.44%) XML
10 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
11 13 (18.06%) Degree
12 12 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (16.67%) vSphere
12 12 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (15.28%) FalconStor
13 11 (15.28%) Fibre Channel
13 11 (15.28%) Replication
13 11 (15.28%) ITIL
13 11 (15.28%) CommVault
14 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (13.89%) Linux
15 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.78%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.78%) SAN
2 16 (22.22%) Firewall
3 11 (15.28%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.56%) LAN
5 4 (5.56%) WAN
6 3 (4.17%) VPN
6 3 (4.17%) Internet
7 2 (2.78%) PBX
7 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.39%) VoIP
8 1 (1.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
General
1 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.78%) Automotive
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.00%) HTML
2 16 (22.22%) .NET
3 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET
4 14 (19.44%) Web Services
4 14 (19.44%) XML
5 5 (6.94%) CSS
6 4 (5.56%) CSS3
6 4 (5.56%) JMS
6 4 (5.56%) J2EE
7 2 (2.78%) Classic ASP
7 2 (2.78%) HTML5
8 1 (1.39%) LAMP
8 1 (1.39%) WinForms
8 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.39%) XSLT
8 1 (1.39%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Replication
2 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 36 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Linux
3 8 (11.11%) UNIX
4 6 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.56%) HPUX
6 4 (5.56%) Solaris
6 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.39%) Android
8 1 (1.39%) CentOS
8 1 (1.39%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (15.28%) ITIL
3 8 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
3 8 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (8.33%) ERP
5 4 (5.56%) CAD
5 4 (5.56%) MVC
5 4 (5.56%) Migration
5 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.78%) Benchmarking
6 2 (2.78%) Project Management
6 2 (2.78%) SOA
6 2 (2.78%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (2.78%) OO
6 2 (2.78%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.78%) Coaching
7 1 (1.39%) Line Management
7 1 (1.39%) CRM
7 1 (1.39%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.33%) Java
4 5 (6.94%) C#
4 5 (6.94%) VB
5 4 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.56%) VBA
6 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) CCNA
1 16 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (18.06%) Degree
3 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.33%) MCSE
5 5 (6.94%) CCNP
6 3 (4.17%) MCP
7 2 (2.78%) MCSA
7 2 (2.78%) MCITP
7 2 (2.78%) VCP4
8 1 (1.39%) VCP5
8 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.39%) HNC
8 1 (1.39%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 26 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.67%) vSphere
3 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.78%) XenApp
6 1 (1.39%) Xen
6 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) Nagios
1 7 (9.72%) Dollar Universe
2 3 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (33.33%) VMware
2 21 (29.17%) Cisco
2 21 (29.17%) Oracle
3 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.28%) CommVault
4 11 (15.28%) FalconStor
5 9 (12.50%) Citrix
6 6 (8.33%) SAP
7 2 (2.78%) Avaya
7 2 (2.78%) Lumesse
7 2 (2.78%) Toshiba
7 2 (2.78%) Mitel
8 1 (1.39%) i-GRasp
8 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.39%) HP
8 1 (1.39%) Intel
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