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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 63 57 79
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 21 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.72% 2.39% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 2.48% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 22
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +30.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £26,400 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
734 966 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.20% 96.31% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 660 784 908
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +10 6 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Luton -2 5 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Shefford - 1 £35,000 -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) VMware
2 15 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
5 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (31.43%) Windows 8
6 10 (28.57%) Windows 10
7 8 (22.86%) Office 365
7 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.86%) ITIL
8 7 (20.00%) Perl
8 7 (20.00%) Linux
8 7 (20.00%) Python
8 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (17.14%) Degree
9 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
9 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
9 6 (17.14%) SLA
10 5 (14.29%) Juniper
10 5 (14.29%) SAN
10 5 (14.29%) LAN
10 5 (14.29%) WAN
10 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
10 5 (14.29%) SQL
10 5 (14.29%) Change Management
10 5 (14.29%) Firewall

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Confluence
3 4 (11.43%) Apache
3 4 (11.43%) IIS
3 4 (11.43%) JBoss
3 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Firewall
1 5 (14.29%) LAN
1 5 (14.29%) SAN
1 5 (14.29%) WAN
2 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.57%) DNS
3 3 (8.57%) VPLS
3 3 (8.57%) VPN
4 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.71%) Wireless
5 1 (2.86%) ADSL
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 5 (14.29%) JIRA
1 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.43%) Ant
2 4 (11.43%) ClearCase
2 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.43%) Subversion
2 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.71%) Back Office
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) MSMQ
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) EPoS
3 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 11 (31.43%) Windows 8
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 7 (20.00%) Linux
5 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (11.43%) Unix
7 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) BDD
2 5 (14.29%) Change Management
2 5 (14.29%) DevOps
2 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 5 (14.29%) TDD
3 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
3 4 (11.43%) Project Management
3 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.57%) OO
4 3 (8.57%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.86%) Scrum
5 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Perl
1 7 (20.00%) Python
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.57%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) C++
4 3 (8.57%) Java
4 3 (8.57%) PHP
4 3 (8.57%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) MCITP
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) VCP5
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
3 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.43%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.71%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) FortiGate
1 4 (11.43%) WSUS
2 3 (8.57%) SCCM
3 2 (5.71%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) VMware
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 5 (14.29%) Juniper
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) Dell
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 4 (11.43%) Perforce
5 3 (8.57%) Intel Security
5 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.71%) Adobe
6 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.71%) F5
7 1 (2.86%) Avaya
7 1 (2.86%) Draytek
7 1 (2.86%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) NETGEAR
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Unspecified
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