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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 57 74 86
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 49 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.26% 1.63% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.39% 1.71% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 42 15 19
Average salary £35,000 £29,625 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.14% -24.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £47,500
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
1116 877 1009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 97.13% 95.02% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 954 795 881
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 £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +11 23 £38,500 +42.59% 2
Shefford - 5 £30,000 - 1
Bedford -15 4 £35,000 +1.44%
Dunstable - 1 £22,000 -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 34 (37.36%) SQL
1 34 (37.36%) Windows
2 33 (36.26%) Firewall
2 33 (36.26%) VMware
3 31 (34.07%) JavaScript
4 29 (31.87%) SAN
5 26 (28.57%) HTML
5 26 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 26 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (27.47%) MS Excel
6 25 (27.47%) XML
7 24 (26.37%) Cisco
8 23 (25.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
10 21 (23.08%) .NET
10 21 (23.08%) WAN
11 20 (21.98%) LAN
11 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
12 19 (20.88%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (20.88%) Degree
13 18 (19.78%) Java
14 17 (18.68%) CCNA
15 16 (17.58%) SLA
15 16 (17.58%) MCSE
16 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET
16 15 (16.48%) Citrix
16 15 (16.48%) DHCP
16 15 (16.48%) TCP/IP
16 15 (16.48%) DNS

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 11 (12.09%) Lotus Domino
1 11 (12.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.40%) ColdFusion
4 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.20%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (2.20%) IIS
6 2 (2.20%) Lync
7 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.10%) Apache
7 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (27.47%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (36.26%) Firewall
2 29 (31.87%) SAN
3 21 (23.08%) WAN
4 20 (21.98%) LAN
5 15 (16.48%) DHCP
5 15 (16.48%) TCP/IP
5 15 (16.48%) DNS
6 13 (14.29%) VPN
7 11 (12.09%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (6.59%) Internet
9 5 (5.49%) Network Security
10 2 (2.20%) OSPF
10 2 (2.20%) BGP
10 2 (2.20%) NAS
10 2 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.20%) FTP
11 1 (1.10%) WLAN
11 1 (1.10%) MPLS
11 1 (1.10%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.30%) MySQL
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Subversion
1 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (3.30%) Aerospace
1 3 (3.30%) Danish Language
1 3 (3.30%) Norwegian Language
2 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.10%) Finance
3 1 (1.10%) Legal
3 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.57%) HTML
2 25 (27.47%) XML
3 21 (23.08%) .NET
4 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET
5 8 (8.79%) Classic ASP
6 4 (4.40%) XHTML
7 3 (3.30%) LAMP
7 3 (3.30%) Web Services
7 3 (3.30%) CSS
8 2 (2.20%) JSP
8 2 (2.20%) Servlets
8 2 (2.20%) XSL
8 2 (2.20%) EJB
8 2 (2.20%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Blackberry
1 11 (12.09%) SecurID
2 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (37.36%) Windows
2 26 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 23 (25.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (13.19%) Linux
4 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (12.09%) VMS
5 11 (12.09%) Android
5 11 (12.09%) Windows Phone 8
5 11 (12.09%) Windows Phone
6 7 (7.69%) UNIX
7 3 (3.30%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.20%) Windows NT
8 2 (2.20%) CentOS
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.79%) Project Management
2 7 (7.69%) ITIL
3 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
4 4 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (4.40%) Migration
4 4 (4.40%) Software Engineering
5 3 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.30%) CAD
5 3 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.30%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.30%) Change Control
5 3 (3.30%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (3.30%) Software Licensing
6 2 (2.20%) Release Management
6 2 (2.20%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (2.20%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.20%) CRM
6 2 (2.20%) Change Management
7 1 (1.10%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.36%) SQL
2 31 (34.07%) JavaScript
3 18 (19.78%) Java
4 10 (10.99%) C#
5 4 (4.40%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.40%) PHP
6 3 (3.30%) VBA
7 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (20.88%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (20.88%) Degree
3 17 (18.68%) CCNA
4 16 (17.58%) MCSE
5 9 (9.89%) MCITP
6 4 (4.40%) MCP
6 4 (4.40%) CCNP
6 4 (4.40%) CCSA
7 3 (3.30%) CCSE
7 3 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.30%) MCSA
8 2 (2.20%) HNC
8 2 (2.20%) CCA
8 2 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.20%) MCTS
8 2 (2.20%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.20%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.58%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 26 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.38%) vSphere
3 13 (14.29%) XenApp
3 13 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (12.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 8 (8.79%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.20%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.20%) XenServer
6 2 (2.20%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.10%) NFS
7 1 (1.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (12.09%) Backup Exec
1 11 (12.09%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.30%) WSUS
2 3 (3.30%) SCCM
3 2 (2.20%) SCOM
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.10%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.10%) Nagios
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 33 (36.26%) VMware
2 24 (26.37%) Cisco
3 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
4 15 (16.48%) Citrix
5 14 (15.38%) Oracle
6 12 (13.19%) Lotus
7 11 (12.09%) Symantec
7 11 (12.09%) McAfee
7 11 (12.09%) Clearswift
8 9 (9.89%) JBoss
9 6 (6.59%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.40%) HP
11 3 (3.30%) CommVault
11 3 (3.30%) Lumesse
12 2 (2.20%) LANDesk
12 2 (2.20%) AppSense
12 2 (2.20%) SAP
12 2 (2.20%) EMC
12 2 (2.20%) Intel
13 1 (1.10%) Dell
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lumesse
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Shefford, Bedfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago