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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 78 92 93
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 9 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.97% 0.10% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.10% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 1
Average salary £20,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.42% +9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £25,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-9.80% +13.33%
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
873 964 1123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.87% 96.79% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 785 847 1028
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) A+ Certification
2 12 (60.00%) Mac OS X
2 12 (60.00%) Apple
2 12 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 12 (60.00%) Android
2 12 (60.00%) iPhone
2 12 (60.00%) iPad
2 12 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.00%) CCTV
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Blackberry
1 12 (60.00%) iPhone
1 12 (60.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Mac OS X
1 12 (60.00%) Android
1 12 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) VCP5
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) IBM