The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 86 78 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.11% 1.31% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 1.35% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 22
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -8.33%
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
824 963 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.71% 96.78% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 726 857 843
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region that featured Technical Support in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable +15 1 £25,000 -
Technical Support
East of England

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Technical Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 12 (66.67%) Windows
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
3 8 (44.44%) Office 365
4 7 (38.89%) G Suite
4 7 (38.89%) iPad
4 7 (38.89%) Apple iOS
4 7 (38.89%) Blackberry
4 7 (38.89%) A+ Certification
4 7 (38.89%) Mac OS X
4 7 (38.89%) Apple
4 7 (38.89%) Google
4 7 (38.89%) Android
4 7 (38.89%) iPhone
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 4 (22.22%) MS Office
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) Blog
5 4 (22.22%) Virtual Team
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 3 (16.67%) Software Deployment
6 3 (16.67%) Intel Security
6 3 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (16.67%) Coaching
6 3 (16.67%) Application Packaging
6 3 (16.67%) WSUS
6 3 (16.67%) Mathematics

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
2 7 (38.89%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) PowerBuilder
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Blackberry
1 7 (38.89%) iPad
1 7 (38.89%) iPhone
2 4 (22.22%) Blog
2 4 (22.22%) Virtual Team
3 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Android
2 7 (38.89%) Apple iOS
2 7 (38.89%) Mac OS X
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 3 (16.67%) Coaching
2 3 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Apple
2 7 (38.89%) Google
3 3 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
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Posted: 4 days ago
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