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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 75 51 77
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 48 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.45% 4.09% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 4.23% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14 39 16
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -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
932 1136 960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.48% 96.85% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 828 974 875
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 7 £40,000 +3.89% 2
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 13 (38.24%) MS Office
5 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
5 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
5 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
6 10 (29.41%) C
6 10 (29.41%) McAfee
6 10 (29.41%) ISA Server
6 10 (29.41%) Mathematics
6 10 (29.41%) Coaching
7 9 (26.47%) Software Deployment
7 9 (26.47%) McAfee ePO
7 9 (26.47%) Forefront TMG
7 9 (26.47%) WSUS
7 9 (26.47%) Application Packaging
7 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
8 7 (20.59%) Cisco
8 7 (20.59%) Office 365
9 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (17.65%) ITIL
9 6 (17.65%) VPN
9 6 (17.65%) Citrix
10 5 (14.71%) SLA
10 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
10 5 (14.71%) Software Delivery
10 5 (14.71%) SCCM
11 4 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
11 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Office
2 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
2 6 (17.65%) VPN
3 4 (11.76%) LAN
4 2 (5.88%) WAN
4 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.94%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (2.94%) WebEx
5 1 (2.94%) ISDN
5 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.94%) HTTP
5 1 (2.94%) DNS
5 1 (2.94%) SAN
5 1 (2.94%) 3G
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
5 1 (2.94%) IGMP
5 1 (2.94%) VLAN
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.94%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Mathematics
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Physics
4 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Coaching
2 9 (26.47%) Software Deployment
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL
4 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
4 5 (14.71%) Software Delivery
5 4 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.94%) Logistics
7 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.94%) Validation
7 1 (2.94%) Line Management
7 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) C
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) VB
3 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.88%) A+ Certification
2 2 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (29.41%) ISA Server
3 9 (26.47%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.94%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) WSUS
1 9 (26.47%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (14.71%) SCCM
3 4 (11.76%) Nagios
3 4 (11.76%) Dollar Universe
4 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.94%) Cacti
5 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) McAfee
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco
4 6 (17.65%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) VMware
6 2 (5.88%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.88%) Remedy
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Dell
7 1 (2.94%) Avaya
7 1 (2.94%) Juniper
7 1 (2.94%) Symantec
7 1 (2.94%) Veeam
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.94%) Websense
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