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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 55 74 82
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 43 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.73% 1.69% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 1.78% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 35 16 13
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,200 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,500 £43,200
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
1114 953 993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.62% 94.73% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 954 867 863
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 +13 18 £38,500 +54.00% 1
Bedford -12 7 £25,000 -22.48%
Dunstable -2 5 £32,500 -9.72%
Shefford - 4 £30,000 - 1
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 37 (43.02%) Windows
2 33 (38.37%) Firewall
3 31 (36.05%) VMware
4 30 (34.88%) MS Excel
5 29 (33.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (32.56%) JavaScript
6 28 (32.56%) SAN
6 28 (32.56%) Windows 7
7 27 (31.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (31.40%) WAN
8 26 (30.23%) LAN
8 26 (30.23%) SQL
9 23 (26.74%) HTML
10 22 (25.58%) XML
10 22 (25.58%) DHCP
10 22 (25.58%) DNS
10 22 (25.58%) Active Directory
10 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
11 21 (24.42%) Cisco
11 21 (24.42%) MCSE
12 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
12 20 (23.26%) SLA
13 19 (22.09%) VPN
13 19 (22.09%) Citrix
14 18 (20.93%) MS Office
14 18 (20.93%) Java
14 18 (20.93%) XenApp
14 18 (20.93%) vSphere
15 17 (19.77%) Linux
15 17 (19.77%) Cisco Certification

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 15 (17.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 15 (17.44%) Lotus Domino
2 9 (10.47%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.14%) ColdFusion
4 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.65%) Apache
5 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.49%) Lync
6 3 (3.49%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (2.33%) IIS
8 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (34.88%) MS Excel
2 18 (20.93%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) SaaS
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (38.37%) Firewall
2 28 (32.56%) SAN
3 27 (31.40%) WAN
4 26 (30.23%) LAN
5 22 (25.58%) DHCP
5 22 (25.58%) DNS
6 19 (22.09%) VPN
7 15 (17.44%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
9 8 (9.30%) Network Security
10 5 (5.81%) Internet
11 3 (3.49%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (3.49%) BGP
11 3 (3.49%) MPLS
11 3 (3.49%) OSPF
12 2 (2.33%) FTP
12 2 (2.33%) NAS
13 1 (1.16%) iSCSI
13 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (1.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) MySQL
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.33%) Legal
1 2 (2.33%) Danish Language
1 2 (2.33%) Norwegian Language
2 1 (1.16%) Finance
2 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.74%) HTML
2 22 (25.58%) XML
3 15 (17.44%) .NET
4 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET
5 8 (9.30%) Classic ASP
6 4 (4.65%) LAMP
6 4 (4.65%) CSS
7 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.33%) XHTML
7 2 (2.33%) JSP
7 2 (2.33%) Servlets
7 2 (2.33%) EJB
7 2 (2.33%) XSL
8 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) SecurID
1 15 (17.44%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.16%) Firmware
2 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (43.02%) Windows
2 28 (32.56%) Windows 7
3 27 (31.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (19.77%) Linux
5 16 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (17.44%) Android
6 15 (17.44%) Windows Phone 8
6 15 (17.44%) Windows Phone
6 15 (17.44%) VMS
7 5 (5.81%) UNIX
8 3 (3.49%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.33%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.33%) CentOS
10 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
1 7 (8.14%) Project Management
2 4 (4.65%) ITIL
3 3 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (3.49%) Change Control
3 3 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (2.33%) Change Management
4 2 (2.33%) Migration
4 2 (2.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (2.33%) Release Management
4 2 (2.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (2.33%) Database Security
5 1 (1.16%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.16%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.16%) Network Management
5 1 (1.16%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.16%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.16%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.56%) JavaScript
2 26 (30.23%) SQL
3 18 (20.93%) Java
4 8 (9.30%) C#
5 7 (8.14%) PHP
6 4 (4.65%) Perl
7 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (33.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (24.42%) MCSE
3 17 (19.77%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (17.44%) CCNA
5 11 (12.79%) Degree
6 9 (10.47%) MCITP
7 8 (9.30%) CCSA
8 6 (6.98%) CCNP
9 5 (5.81%) CCSE
9 5 (5.81%) MCP
9 5 (5.81%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (4.65%) CCDA
11 3 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (3.49%) MCSA
11 3 (3.49%) CCDP
11 3 (3.49%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (2.33%) CCA
12 2 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (2.33%) HNC
12 2 (2.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (23.26%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (25.58%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.93%) XenApp
2 18 (20.93%) vSphere
3 15 (17.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (8.14%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.49%) XenServer
6 3 (3.49%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.33%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (17.44%) McAfee ePO
1 15 (17.44%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.65%) SCCM
2 4 (4.65%) WSUS
3 3 (3.49%) SCOM
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 31 (36.05%) VMware
2 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
3 21 (24.42%) Cisco
4 19 (22.09%) Citrix
5 16 (18.60%) Lotus
6 15 (17.44%) Symantec
6 15 (17.44%) McAfee
6 15 (17.44%) Clearswift
7 12 (13.95%) Oracle
8 10 (11.63%) CheckPoint
9 6 (6.98%) JBoss
10 5 (5.81%) HP
11 3 (3.49%) LANDesk
11 3 (3.49%) Juniper
11 3 (3.49%) CommVault
12 2 (2.33%) AppSense
12 2 (2.33%) EMC
12 2 (2.33%) Intel
12 2 (2.33%) SAP
13 1 (1.16%) Dell
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