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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 59 74 71
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 23 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.45% 2.02% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 2.09% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 26
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £21,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
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
890 957 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.68% 96.86% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 744 857 1070
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +13 9 £40,000 +1.91%
Bedford +14 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 38 (50.00%) SQL
2 29 (38.16%) Active Directory
3 28 (36.84%) Windows
4 27 (35.53%) VMware
5 24 (31.58%) Cisco
6 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
7 22 (28.95%) SAN
8 21 (27.63%) HTML
8 21 (27.63%) .NET
8 21 (27.63%) XML
9 20 (26.32%) Degree
10 19 (25.00%) Firewall
10 19 (25.00%) Oracle
11 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET
12 16 (21.05%) TCP/IP
13 15 (19.74%) CCNA
13 15 (19.74%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
15 12 (15.79%) Windows 7
16 11 (14.47%) SLA
16 11 (14.47%) Web Services
16 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
17 10 (13.16%) UNIX
17 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
18 9 (11.84%) Java
18 9 (11.84%) C#
19 8 (10.53%) ITIL
19 8 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
19 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
20 7 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (9.21%) JBoss
2 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Office 365
2 2 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.95%) SAN
2 19 (25.00%) Firewall
3 16 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.89%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (7.89%) Internet
5 5 (6.58%) WAN
5 5 (6.58%) LAN
6 3 (3.95%) VPN
7 2 (2.63%) PBX
7 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 6 (7.89%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Danish Language
3 2 (2.63%) Norwegian Language
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.63%) HTML
1 21 (27.63%) .NET
1 21 (27.63%) XML
2 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET
3 11 (14.47%) Web Services
4 2 (2.63%) CSS
4 2 (2.63%) Classic ASP
4 2 (2.63%) XHTML
4 2 (2.63%) LAMP
5 1 (1.32%) WinForms
5 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) Replication
3 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.84%) Windows
2 12 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 10 (13.16%) UNIX
4 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.89%) Linux
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.32%) CentOS
8 1 (1.32%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.53%) ITIL
2 7 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (7.89%) CAD
3 6 (7.89%) Migration
3 6 (7.89%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (6.58%) Project Management
4 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.63%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.63%) CRM
8 1 (1.32%) Change Management
8 1 (1.32%) Regression Testing
8 1 (1.32%) Web Development
8 1 (1.32%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.32%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.32%) ERP
8 1 (1.32%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.00%) SQL
2 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.84%) Java
3 9 (11.84%) C#
4 6 (7.89%) VB.NET
4 6 (7.89%) VBA
5 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) Degree
2 15 (19.74%) CCNA
2 15 (19.74%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.58%) MCITP
5 2 (2.63%) CCNP
5 2 (2.63%) MCP
6 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.32%) MCSE
6 1 (1.32%) MCSA
6 1 (1.32%) HNC
6 1 (1.32%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 29 (38.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.21%) vSphere
4 6 (7.89%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.32%) XenApp
5 1 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Dollar Universe
1 4 (5.26%) Nagios
2 3 (3.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (35.53%) VMware
2 24 (31.58%) Cisco
3 19 (25.00%) Oracle
4 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.89%) FalconStor
5 6 (7.89%) CommVault
6 5 (6.58%) Citrix
7 3 (3.95%) Lumesse
8 2 (2.63%) Avaya
8 2 (2.63%) Mitel
8 2 (2.63%) Toshiba
9 1 (1.32%) i-GRasp
9 1 (1.32%) SAP
9 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.32%) Intel
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