The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 91 71 111
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 2 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.21% 1.82% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 1.87% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 3
Average salary £36,250 £20,500 £18,708
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.82% +9.57%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,250 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -3.26%
Support Technician
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
863 1123 1212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.50% 97.48% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 714 861 1129
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 Technician within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
Bedford - 1 £42,500 -
Dunstable - 1 £30,000 -
Support Technician
East of England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) DBS Check
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 2 (18.18%) OS/400
4 2 (18.18%) SLA
4 2 (18.18%) EPoS
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (18.18%) Back Office
4 2 (18.18%) AS400
4 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
4 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
4 2 (18.18%) LANDesk
4 2 (18.18%) iSeries
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) PowerHA
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) AS400
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 2 (18.18%) EPoS
1 2 (18.18%) iSeries
1 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) OS/400
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) High Availability
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) DBS Check
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) LANDesk
3 1 (9.09%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
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