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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 47 65 80
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 52 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.79% 2.42% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.96% 2.54% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 47 22 19
Average salary £35,000 £29,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.65% -26.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
1048 867 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.59% 95.48% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 912 787 882
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £53,000 £59,000
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +18 25 £38,500 +35.08% 2
Shefford - 5 £30,000 -
Bedford -17 1 £35,000 +1.44%
Dunstable - 1 £22,000 -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (38.46%) VMware
2 34 (37.36%) Firewall
2 34 (37.36%) SQL
3 33 (36.26%) Windows
4 31 (34.07%) Active Directory
5 30 (32.97%) SAN
6 29 (31.87%) JavaScript
7 26 (28.57%) Cisco
8 25 (27.47%) Windows 7
9 24 (26.37%) HTML
10 23 (25.27%) .NET
10 23 (25.27%) XML
10 23 (25.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
12 21 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (23.08%) Degree
13 20 (21.98%) MS Excel
14 19 (20.88%) TCP/IP
14 19 (20.88%) Cisco Certification
15 18 (19.78%) WAN
16 17 (18.68%) LAN
16 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
16 17 (18.68%) CCNA
16 17 (18.68%) ASP.NET
17 16 (17.58%) Java
18 15 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (14.29%) Oracle
19 13 (14.29%) MCSE
19 13 (14.29%) Citrix
20 12 (13.19%) SLA

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (9.89%) MS Exchange
1 9 (9.89%) JBoss
2 8 (8.79%) Lotus Domino
2 8 (8.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.20%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (2.20%) Lync
6 2 (2.20%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (21.98%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) SaaS
2 2 (2.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (37.36%) Firewall
2 30 (32.97%) SAN
3 19 (20.88%) TCP/IP
4 18 (19.78%) WAN
5 17 (18.68%) LAN
6 11 (12.09%) DNS
6 11 (12.09%) DHCP
7 10 (10.99%) VPN
8 8 (8.79%) Internet
8 8 (8.79%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (4.40%) Network Security
10 2 (2.20%) NAS
11 1 (1.10%) BGP
11 1 (1.10%) OSPF
11 1 (1.10%) WLAN
11 1 (1.10%) FTP
11 1 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.10%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Subversion
1 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (4.40%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.30%) Danish Language
2 3 (3.30%) Norwegian Language
3 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.10%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.37%) HTML
2 23 (25.27%) .NET
2 23 (25.27%) XML
3 17 (18.68%) ASP.NET
4 8 (8.79%) Classic ASP
5 4 (4.40%) Web Services
5 4 (4.40%) XHTML
6 2 (2.20%) XSL
6 2 (2.20%) EJB
6 2 (2.20%) CSS
6 2 (2.20%) JSP
6 2 (2.20%) Servlets
6 2 (2.20%) LAMP
6 2 (2.20%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.10%) XSLT
7 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) SecurID
1 8 (8.79%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (36.26%) Windows
2 25 (27.47%) Windows 7
3 21 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (9.89%) Linux
5 8 (8.79%) Android
5 8 (8.79%) Windows Phone 8
5 8 (8.79%) Windows Phone
5 8 (8.79%) UNIX
5 8 (8.79%) VMS
6 3 (3.30%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.20%) CentOS
7 2 (2.20%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.99%) Project Management
2 9 (9.89%) ITIL
3 7 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 6 (6.59%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (5.49%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (5.49%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (4.40%) Migration
6 4 (4.40%) CAD
7 3 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.30%) Software Licensing
7 3 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.30%) Change Control
8 2 (2.20%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.20%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (2.20%) Release Management
8 2 (2.20%) CRM
8 2 (2.20%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.20%) Change Management
9 1 (1.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.36%) SQL
2 29 (31.87%) JavaScript
3 16 (17.58%) Java
4 11 (12.09%) C#
5 5 (5.49%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.40%) VBA
7 2 (2.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (25.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (23.08%) Degree
3 19 (20.88%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (18.68%) CCNA
5 13 (14.29%) MCSE
6 11 (12.09%) MCITP
7 4 (4.40%) MCP
8 3 (3.30%) CCNP
8 3 (3.30%) MCSA
8 3 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.20%) MCTS
9 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.20%) VCP5
9 2 (2.20%) HNC
9 2 (2.20%) CCA
9 2 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.20%) CCSA
10 1 (1.10%) CCVP
10 1 (1.10%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.19%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.10%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (34.07%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.09%) vSphere
4 10 (10.99%) XenApp
4 10 (10.99%) VMware ESX
5 8 (8.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.20%) XenServer
6 2 (2.20%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.10%) Firmware
7 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.10%) NFS
7 1 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (8.79%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.30%) Nagios
2 3 (3.30%) Dollar Universe
2 3 (3.30%) SCCM
2 3 (3.30%) WSUS
3 1 (1.10%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.10%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (38.46%) VMware
2 26 (28.57%) Cisco
3 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
4 13 (14.29%) Oracle
4 13 (14.29%) Citrix
5 8 (8.79%) Symantec
5 8 (8.79%) Lotus
5 8 (8.79%) Clearswift
5 8 (8.79%) McAfee
6 4 (4.40%) HP
6 4 (4.40%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.30%) CommVault
7 3 (3.30%) Lumesse
8 2 (2.20%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.20%) SAP
8 2 (2.20%) EMC
8 2 (2.20%) Intel
8 2 (2.20%) AppSense
9 1 (1.10%) Wyse
9 1 (1.10%) 3Com
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