The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 61 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 41 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.55% 1.98% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 2.09% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 35 19 15
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 £25,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £50,000 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1108 1004 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.85% 94.81% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 957 912 769
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Engineer
East of England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 0 17 £35,000 +40.00% 3
Bedford 0 12 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Dunstable -2 5 £32,500 -27.77%
Shefford - 2 - -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 44 (50.57%) Windows
2 37 (42.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (42.53%) Firewall
3 35 (40.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (37.93%) VMware
4 33 (37.93%) MS Excel
4 33 (37.93%) DNS
5 32 (36.78%) DHCP
6 30 (34.48%) WAN
7 29 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 29 (33.33%) LAN
7 29 (33.33%) VPN
8 28 (32.18%) SAN
8 28 (32.18%) Citrix
9 27 (31.03%) Microsoft
9 27 (31.03%) MCSE
10 26 (29.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (27.59%) JavaScript
11 24 (27.59%) XenApp
12 23 (26.44%) vSphere
13 22 (25.29%) MS Office
13 22 (25.29%) Active Directory
14 21 (24.14%) HTML
14 21 (24.14%) SQL
14 21 (24.14%) Lotus
15 20 (22.99%) Android
15 20 (22.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 20 (22.99%) SecurID
15 20 (22.99%) McAfee ePO
15 20 (22.99%) Windows Phone 8

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (22.99%) Lotus Domino
1 20 (22.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (11.49%) MS Exchange
3 8 (9.20%) IIS
4 7 (8.05%) ColdFusion
4 7 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.60%) Apache
6 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (3.45%) Lync
8 2 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 22 (25.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.64%) SaaS
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (42.53%) Firewall
2 33 (37.93%) DNS
3 32 (36.78%) DHCP
4 30 (34.48%) WAN
5 29 (33.33%) LAN
5 29 (33.33%) VPN
6 28 (32.18%) SAN
7 20 (22.99%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (9.20%) Network Security
9 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
9 5 (5.75%) SSL
10 4 (4.60%) Internet
10 4 (4.60%) NetScaler
11 3 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (3.45%) MPLS
11 3 (3.45%) OSPF
11 3 (3.45%) BGP
11 3 (3.45%) FTP
12 2 (2.30%) NAS
13 1 (1.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.60%) MySQL
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (3.45%) Legal
2 2 (2.30%) Swedish Language
3 1 (1.15%) Danish Language
3 1 (1.15%) Norwegian Language
3 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.14%) HTML
2 20 (22.99%) XML
3 14 (16.09%) .NET
4 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET
5 8 (9.20%) Classic ASP
6 4 (4.60%) CSS
6 4 (4.60%) LAMP
7 2 (2.30%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.30%) XSL
7 2 (2.30%) XHTML
7 2 (2.30%) JSP
7 2 (2.30%) Servlets
7 2 (2.30%) Web Services
7 2 (2.30%) EJB
8 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) Blackberry
1 20 (22.99%) SecurID
2 5 (5.75%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.75%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.60%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.30%) Firmware
5 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (50.57%) Windows
2 35 (40.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 26 (29.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (22.99%) VMS
5 20 (22.99%) Windows Phone 8
5 20 (22.99%) Windows Phone
5 20 (22.99%) Android
6 12 (13.79%) Linux
7 3 (3.45%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.15%) CentOS
9 1 (1.15%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.20%) ITIL
1 8 (9.20%) Change Control
2 7 (8.05%) Software Engineering
3 5 (5.75%) Project Management
4 3 (3.45%) E-Commerce
4 3 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.45%) Database Security
5 2 (2.30%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (2.30%) Release Management
5 2 (2.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.15%) Network Management
6 1 (1.15%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.15%) Migration
6 1 (1.15%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.15%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.15%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.59%) JavaScript
2 21 (24.14%) SQL
3 12 (13.79%) Java
4 7 (8.05%) PHP
5 5 (5.75%) C#
6 4 (4.60%) Perl
7 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (42.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (31.03%) MCSE
3 13 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (12.64%) MCITP
4 11 (12.64%) CCNA
5 10 (11.49%) MCP
6 8 (9.20%) CCSA
7 7 (8.05%) CCNP
8 6 (6.90%) CCA
8 6 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (5.75%) Check Point Certification
9 5 (5.75%) CCSE
10 4 (4.60%) CCDA
10 4 (4.60%) MCSA
10 4 (4.60%) Degree
10 4 (4.60%) CCIA
11 3 (3.45%) CCDP
11 3 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (2.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.39%) SLA
2 3 (3.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (27.59%) XenApp
2 23 (26.44%) vSphere
3 22 (25.29%) Active Directory
4 20 (22.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 12 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (8.05%) XenServer
6 7 (8.05%) XenDesktop
7 5 (5.75%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (3.45%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.45%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.30%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.15%) UAG
10 1 (1.15%) NFS
10 1 (1.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (22.99%) Backup Exec
1 20 (22.99%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (4.60%) WSUS
2 4 (4.60%) SCCM
2 4 (4.60%) SCOM
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 33 (37.93%) VMware
2 28 (32.18%) Citrix
3 27 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 21 (24.14%) Lotus
5 20 (22.99%) Symantec
5 20 (22.99%) McAfee
5 20 (22.99%) Clearswift
6 16 (18.39%) Cisco
7 9 (10.34%) CheckPoint
8 7 (8.05%) Oracle
9 5 (5.75%) HP
9 5 (5.75%) Wyse
10 3 (3.45%) Juniper
10 3 (3.45%) CommVault
10 3 (3.45%) LANDesk
11 2 (2.30%) AppSense
11 2 (2.30%) EMC
11 2 (2.30%) Intel
11 2 (2.30%) JBoss
12 1 (1.15%) SAP
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + bonus, pension, health, 25 d/h
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
ACO Technologies plc
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Talent Spa
Salary: DoE
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago