The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 64 83 76
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 24 18 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.23% 1.73% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 1.79% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 18
Average salary £29,250 £23,500 £24,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.46% -5.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £29,000 £30,250
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -4.13%
Technical 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
1019 1005 1148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.79% 96.36% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 797 914 1013
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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
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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 -10 1 £26,000 +20.93% 2
Technical Support
East of England

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 17 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 17 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 17 (33.33%) Apple
2 17 (33.33%) Android
2 17 (33.33%) iPhone
2 17 (33.33%) iPad
2 17 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 11 (21.57%) High Availability
3 11 (21.57%) iSeries
3 11 (21.57%) LPAR
3 11 (21.57%) OS/400
4 10 (19.61%) AS400
5 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.84%) Danish Language
6 4 (7.84%) Norwegian Language
6 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
6 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.84%) Windows
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
7 3 (5.88%) SQL
7 3 (5.88%) Dutch Language
7 3 (5.88%) French Language
8 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.92%) Finance
8 2 (3.92%) LAMP
8 2 (3.92%) Replication
8 2 (3.92%) MySQL
8 2 (3.92%) HTML

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Subversion
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (7.84%) Danish Language
1 4 (7.84%) Norwegian Language
2 3 (5.88%) Dutch Language
2 3 (5.88%) French Language
3 2 (3.92%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) HTML
1 2 (3.92%) CSS
1 2 (3.92%) XML
1 2 (3.92%) XHTML
1 2 (3.92%) LAMP
2 1 (1.96%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 17 (33.33%) iPhone
1 17 (33.33%) iPad
2 11 (21.57%) iSeries
2 11 (21.57%) LPAR
3 10 (19.61%) AS400
4 2 (3.92%) Replication
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 17 (33.33%) Android
1 17 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 11 (21.57%) OS/400
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) High Availability
2 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (3.92%) ITIL
3 2 (3.92%) CRM
4 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.96%) Resource Management
4 1 (1.96%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (1.96%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.96%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Nagios
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
1 1 (1.96%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (3.92%) Lumesse
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
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