The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 70 78 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 27 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.32% 1.53% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 1.61% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 28
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +71.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £35,900 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1117 992 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.13% 94.66% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 965 898 768
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Support
East of England

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Technical 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 Technical Support within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Luton -19 12 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Bedford -8 5 £25,000 -32.43% 1
Technical Support
East of England

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 19 (35.85%) Citrix
1 19 (35.85%) Windows
1 19 (35.85%) VMware
2 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.42%) Firewall
4 12 (22.64%) HTML
5 11 (20.75%) SQL
5 11 (20.75%) .NET
5 11 (20.75%) XML
6 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
6 10 (18.87%) Classic ASP
7 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
8 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
9 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
10 6 (11.32%) OS/400
10 6 (11.32%) AS400
10 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (11.32%) iSeries
10 6 (11.32%) SaaS
11 5 (9.43%) vSphere
11 5 (9.43%) French Language
11 5 (9.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (9.43%) Android
11 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
11 5 (9.43%) Lotus
11 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (9.43%) McAfee
11 5 (9.43%) Blackberry
11 5 (9.43%) DHCP

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.43%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (7.55%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.77%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) Firewall
2 5 (9.43%) DHCP
2 5 (9.43%) VPN
2 5 (9.43%) DNS
2 5 (9.43%) LAN
2 5 (9.43%) WAN
3 4 (7.55%) VoIP
4 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) PowerBuilder
General
1 5 (9.43%) French Language
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Norwegian Language
3 2 (3.77%) Swedish Language
3 2 (3.77%) Danish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) HTML
2 11 (20.75%) .NET
2 11 (20.75%) XML
3 10 (18.87%) Classic ASP
4 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.43%) CSS
6 2 (3.77%) LAMP
7 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) AS400
1 6 (11.32%) iSeries
2 5 (9.43%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.55%) iPhone
3 4 (7.55%) iPad
4 1 (1.89%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) OS/400
2 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.43%) Android
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.55%) Mac OS X
4 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.77%) Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
2 4 (7.55%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.43%) C#
4 4 (7.55%) Java
5 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.66%) VB
6 2 (3.77%) Perl
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) A+ Certification
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) vSphere
1 5 (9.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Citrix
1 19 (35.85%) VMware
2 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.43%) Lotus
3 5 (9.43%) McAfee
4 4 (7.55%) Apple
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle
6 1 (1.89%) Clearswift
6 1 (1.89%) Symantec
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + bonus, pension, health, 25 d/h
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago