The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Support in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 95 83 94
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 4 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.33% 0.87% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.92% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 2
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Systems Support
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
1153 981 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.49% 94.69% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 986 892 845
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Systems Support
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Systems Support
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
(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 -10 4 £27,500 -8.33%
Systems Support
East of England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Systems Support 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 Systems Support in their job title.

1 5 (55.56%) ERP
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (44.44%) vSphere
2 4 (44.44%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Phone 8
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Phone
2 4 (44.44%) SecurID
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (44.44%) Android
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Backup Exec
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) VMS
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) Lotus
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Systems Support 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 Systems Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) Lotus Domino
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) SecurID
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Phone 8
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Phone
1 4 (44.44%) Android
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) VMS
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) vSphere
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (44.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
1 4 (44.44%) Lotus
1 4 (44.44%) Symantec
1 4 (44.44%) McAfee
1 4 (44.44%) Clearswift