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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 71 64 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 21 43 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.92% 3.69% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 3.92% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 20 40 24
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,900 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -0.33%
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
1044 1096 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.60% 94.08% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 841 1009 915
Average salary £42,500 £40,958 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.76% -3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £57,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -6 11 £26,000 -25.71% 1
Bedford +12 3 £32,500 +13.04% 2
Biggleswade - 1 £36,000 -
Dunstable - 1 £24,000 -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 34 (64.15%) Windows
2 23 (43.40%) SQL
3 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
4 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
5 17 (32.08%) Oracle
6 16 (30.19%) Cisco
7 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
8 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (24.53%) VMware
8 13 (24.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (22.64%) vSphere
9 12 (22.64%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (22.64%) ITIL
10 11 (20.75%) CCNA
10 11 (20.75%) SAN
10 11 (20.75%) CommVault
10 11 (20.75%) Replication
10 11 (20.75%) FalconStor
10 11 (20.75%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (18.87%) Citrix
11 10 (18.87%) Linux
12 8 (15.09%) Risk Analysis
12 8 (15.09%) Web Services
12 8 (15.09%) HTML
12 8 (15.09%) Nagios
12 8 (15.09%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (15.09%) Dollar Universe
12 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (13.21%) CCNP
13 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.77%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.32%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) SAN
1 11 (20.75%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (11.32%) Firewall
3 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.77%) LAN
5 1 (1.89%) VoIP
5 1 (1.89%) WAN
5 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.89%) VPN
5 1 (1.89%) 3G
5 1 (1.89%) Wireless
5 1 (1.89%) IGMP
5 1 (1.89%) LTE
5 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.89%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.77%) Automotive
2 2 (3.77%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) Web Services
1 8 (15.09%) HTML
2 6 (11.32%) .NET
2 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.55%) CSS3
3 4 (7.55%) CSS
3 4 (7.55%) J2EE
3 4 (7.55%) JMS
3 4 (7.55%) XML
4 3 (5.66%) Application Packaging
5 2 (3.77%) HTML5
5 2 (3.77%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Replication
2 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.89%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 34 (64.15%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Linux
3 7 (13.21%) UNIX
4 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
4 4 (7.55%) HPUX
4 4 (7.55%) Solaris
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.89%) CentOS
6 1 (1.89%) Android
6 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (22.64%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (22.64%) ITIL
3 8 (15.09%) Risk Analysis
3 8 (15.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (11.32%) ERP
5 5 (9.43%) Coaching
6 4 (7.55%) MVC
7 3 (5.66%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.77%) Migration
8 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.77%) Benchmarking
8 2 (3.77%) CAD
8 2 (3.77%) SOA
8 2 (3.77%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (3.77%) OO
9 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.89%) Change Management
9 1 (1.89%) Validation
9 1 (1.89%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) VB
3 4 (7.55%) Java
3 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.66%) C
5 2 (3.77%) C#
5 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (20.75%) CCNA
3 7 (13.21%) CCNP
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (13.21%) Degree
4 6 (11.32%) MCSE
5 2 (3.77%) A+ Certification
5 2 (3.77%) MCP
5 2 (3.77%) MCSA
6 1 (1.89%) HNC
6 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.89%) MCTS
6 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
2 12 (22.64%) vSphere
3 3 (5.66%) ISA Server
3 3 (5.66%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (3.77%) XenApp
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.89%) Xen
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) Nagios
1 8 (15.09%) Dollar Universe
2 3 (5.66%) WSUS
2 3 (5.66%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.08%) Oracle
3 16 (30.19%) Cisco
4 13 (24.53%) VMware
5 11 (20.75%) CommVault
5 11 (20.75%) FalconStor
6 10 (18.87%) Citrix
7 6 (11.32%) SAP
8 3 (5.66%) McAfee
9 1 (1.89%) HP
9 1 (1.89%) Intel
9 1 (1.89%) Remedy
9 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20-25K PA
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago