The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 90 88 75
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 5 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.43% 0.28% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.29% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 9
Average salary £20,500 £23,073 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.15% +44.20%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +2.17%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1102 1022 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.58% 94.81% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 958 929 761
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,600 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Technician
East of England

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Bedfordshire region.

Support Technician Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 4 (66.67%) Apple
2 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) iPhone
2 4 (66.67%) iPad
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) VMware

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (66.67%) iPhone
1 4 (66.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Mac OS X
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCP
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) VCP5
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) IBM