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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 55 69 76
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 32 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.44% 2.41% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 2.49% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 19
Average salary £34,500 £24,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £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
873 964 1123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.87% 96.79% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 785 847 1028
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +21 16 £40,000 +57.63%
Bedford +5 3 £38,250 +53.00% 3
Shefford - 1 £33,000 -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (43.21%) SQL
2 32 (39.51%) Active Directory
3 28 (34.57%) Windows
4 27 (33.33%) VMware
5 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
6 24 (29.63%) HTML
6 24 (29.63%) .NET
6 24 (29.63%) Cisco
7 23 (28.40%) XML
7 23 (28.40%) Firewall
8 22 (27.16%) Degree
9 21 (25.93%) SAN
10 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET
10 20 (24.69%) TCP/IP
11 17 (20.99%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (19.75%) CCNA
12 16 (19.75%) Windows 7
13 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
13 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
14 14 (17.28%) SLA
15 13 (16.05%) Oracle
15 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (13.58%) Java
16 11 (13.58%) VMware ESX
17 10 (12.35%) C#
17 10 (12.35%) Web Services
17 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
18 9 (11.11%) ITIL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (8.64%) JBoss
1 7 (8.64%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.23%) IIS
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) SaaS
2 3 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.40%) Firewall
2 21 (25.93%) SAN
3 20 (24.69%) TCP/IP
4 9 (11.11%) Internet
4 9 (11.11%) WAN
5 8 (9.88%) LAN
6 4 (4.94%) VPN
7 2 (2.47%) PBX
7 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.23%) Network Security
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.23%) WLAN
8 1 (1.23%) DHCP
8 1 (1.23%) FTP
8 1 (1.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Subversion
1 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (6.17%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Danish Language
3 2 (2.47%) Norwegian Language
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (29.63%) HTML
1 24 (29.63%) .NET
2 23 (28.40%) XML
3 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET
4 10 (12.35%) Web Services
5 5 (6.17%) Classic ASP
6 2 (2.47%) CSS
6 2 (2.47%) XHTML
6 2 (2.47%) LAMP
6 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.23%) WinForms
7 1 (1.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.23%) Replication
2 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.57%) Windows
2 16 (19.75%) Windows 7
3 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (11.11%) UNIX
5 6 (7.41%) Linux
6 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.23%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.23%) CentOS
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.11%) ITIL
2 8 (9.88%) Project Management
3 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
4 6 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (6.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (6.17%) CAD
5 5 (6.17%) Migration
5 5 (6.17%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (4.94%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.70%) Change Control
8 2 (2.47%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.47%) CRM
8 2 (2.47%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.23%) Change Management
9 1 (1.23%) Regression Testing
9 1 (1.23%) Network Management
9 1 (1.23%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.23%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.21%) SQL
2 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.58%) Java
4 10 (12.35%) C#
5 6 (7.41%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.17%) VBA
7 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (27.16%) Degree
2 17 (20.99%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (19.75%) CCNA
4 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (11.11%) MCITP
6 5 (6.17%) MCP
7 3 (3.70%) MCSE
7 3 (3.70%) MCSA
7 3 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.70%) VCP5
8 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) CCDP
8 1 (1.23%) CCNP
8 1 (1.23%) HNC
8 1 (1.23%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.23%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 32 (39.51%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.58%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.17%) vSphere
5 1 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.23%) XenApp
5 1 (1.23%) Xen
5 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) SCCM
2 3 (3.70%) Nagios
2 3 (3.70%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (1.23%) WSUS
3 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (33.33%) VMware
2 24 (29.63%) Cisco
3 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 13 (16.05%) Oracle
5 4 (4.94%) Citrix
6 3 (3.70%) Intel
6 3 (3.70%) Lumesse
7 2 (2.47%) Mitel
7 2 (2.47%) Avaya
7 2 (2.47%) CommVault
7 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.47%) Toshiba
7 2 (2.47%) HP
8 1 (1.23%) Dell
8 1 (1.23%) Wyse
8 1 (1.23%) 3Com
8 1 (1.23%) i-GRasp
8 1 (1.23%) FalconStor
8 1 (1.23%) SAP
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