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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 67 78 70
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 49 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.72% 2.25% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.94% 2.36% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 46 25 13
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -29.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1243 1100 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.45% 95.07% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 964 835
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
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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
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Vacancies
Luton +10 25 £36,750 +53.12%
Bedford -18 21 £30,000 +25.00% 3
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 41 (58.57%) Windows
2 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 27 (38.57%) DNS
4 26 (37.14%) Firewall
5 25 (35.71%) DHCP
6 24 (34.29%) SLA
7 23 (32.86%) MS Excel
7 23 (32.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (31.43%) VPN
8 22 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (30.00%) Citrix
10 20 (28.57%) Blackberry
10 20 (28.57%) Android
11 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (25.71%) VMware
12 18 (25.71%) WAN
12 18 (25.71%) LAN
12 18 (25.71%) MS Office
13 17 (24.29%) Active Directory
13 17 (24.29%) XenApp
13 17 (24.29%) Windows 7
14 14 (20.00%) SAN
14 14 (20.00%) MCSE
15 13 (18.57%) Lotus
16 12 (17.14%) SecurID
16 12 (17.14%) vSphere
16 12 (17.14%) McAfee ePO
16 12 (17.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 12 (17.14%) Windows Phone 8
16 12 (17.14%) Windows Phone

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (17.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 12 (17.14%) IIS
1 12 (17.14%) Lotus Domino
2 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.14%) ColdFusion
3 5 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.71%) Apache
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (2.86%) Lync
7 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (32.86%) MS Excel
2 18 (25.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) SaaS
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (38.57%) DNS
2 26 (37.14%) Firewall
3 25 (35.71%) DHCP
4 22 (31.43%) VPN
5 18 (25.71%) WAN
5 18 (25.71%) LAN
6 14 (20.00%) SAN
7 12 (17.14%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (10.00%) SSL
9 6 (8.57%) NetScaler
9 6 (8.57%) Network Security
10 5 (7.14%) FTP
11 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
12 3 (4.29%) BGP
12 3 (4.29%) MPLS
12 3 (4.29%) OSPF
13 2 (2.86%) VoIP
13 2 (2.86%) SS7
13 2 (2.86%) IP Telephony
13 2 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) MySQL
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (5.71%) Legal
2 2 (2.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Swedish Language
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) XML
1 12 (17.14%) HTML
2 4 (5.71%) CSS
2 4 (5.71%) LAMP
3 3 (4.29%) Web Services
3 3 (4.29%) .NET
3 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.43%) Spring
4 1 (1.43%) XSL
4 1 (1.43%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 12 (17.14%) SecurID
3 8 (11.43%) iPhone
3 8 (11.43%) iPad
4 6 (8.57%) Thin Client
4 6 (8.57%) Fat Client
4 6 (8.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.43%) Replication
6 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 41 (58.57%) Windows
2 23 (32.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (28.57%) Android
4 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (24.29%) Windows 7
6 12 (17.14%) Windows Phone 8
6 12 (17.14%) Windows Phone
6 12 (17.14%) VMS
7 11 (15.71%) Linux
8 8 (11.43%) Mac OS X
8 8 (11.43%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.29%) ITIL
2 7 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (10.00%) Change Control
3 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
3 4 (5.71%) Database Security
4 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.43%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.43%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.43%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (1.43%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.43%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.43%) Migration
5 1 (1.43%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.43%) SQL
3 7 (10.00%) Java
4 5 (7.14%) PHP
4 5 (7.14%) C
5 4 (5.71%) Perl
5 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.29%) VBA
7 2 (2.86%) C#
7 2 (2.86%) C++
7 2 (2.86%) Python
8 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (20.00%) MCSE
3 8 (11.43%) MCP
3 8 (11.43%) CCNA
3 8 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (11.43%) A+ Certification
4 7 (10.00%) MCITP
5 6 (8.57%) CCSA
5 6 (8.57%) CCA
5 6 (8.57%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (8.57%) CCIA
6 5 (7.14%) CCNP
7 4 (5.71%) CCDA
7 4 (5.71%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (5.71%) CCSE
8 3 (4.29%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (2.86%) CCDP
9 2 (2.86%) CCIP
9 2 (2.86%) Degree
10 1 (1.43%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (34.29%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (24.29%) Active Directory
1 17 (24.29%) XenApp
2 12 (17.14%) vSphere
2 12 (17.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 8 (11.43%) XenServer
3 8 (11.43%) XenDesktop
4 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.43%) UAG
6 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) McAfee ePO
1 12 (17.14%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.71%) SCOM
3 2 (2.86%) WSUS
3 2 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.00%) Citrix
3 18 (25.71%) VMware
4 13 (18.57%) Lotus
5 12 (17.14%) Clearswift
5 12 (17.14%) Symantec
5 12 (17.14%) McAfee
6 8 (11.43%) Apple
6 8 (11.43%) Cisco
7 7 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (8.57%) Wyse
9 5 (7.14%) Oracle
10 3 (4.29%) Juniper
11 2 (2.86%) HP
11 2 (2.86%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.43%) F5
12 1 (1.43%) Civica
12 1 (1.43%) Comino
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £5K Car Allow + On-Call + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + Pension/HealthCover/Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Bedford
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago