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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 72 73 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 21 21 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.79% 2.09% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 2.20% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 37
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +71.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £36,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £50,100
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
1135 953 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.68% 94.73% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 969 868 865
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 £27,500 £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%

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 29 August 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 29 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
Luton -11 11 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Bedford -9 1 £25,000 -31.50%
Technical Support
East of England

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) VMware
2 13 (30.23%) Citrix
2 13 (30.23%) Windows
3 12 (27.91%) HTML
4 11 (25.58%) SQL
4 11 (25.58%) .NET
4 11 (25.58%) XML
5 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
5 10 (23.26%) Classic ASP
6 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
6 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
6 8 (18.60%) Firewall
7 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
8 6 (13.95%) OS/400
8 6 (13.95%) AS400
8 6 (13.95%) iSeries
8 6 (13.95%) SaaS
9 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
9 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (11.63%) C#
9 5 (11.63%) CSS
10 4 (9.30%) Java
10 4 (9.30%) SLA
10 4 (9.30%) IBM Notes
10 4 (9.30%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (9.30%) DHCP
10 4 (9.30%) VPN
10 4 (9.30%) DNS

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (9.30%) IBM Notes
1 4 (9.30%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Firewall
2 4 (9.30%) LAN
2 4 (9.30%) VoIP
2 4 (9.30%) WAN
2 4 (9.30%) DHCP
2 4 (9.30%) VPN
2 4 (9.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) PowerBuilder
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
1 3 (6.98%) Banking
1 3 (6.98%) Retail
1 3 (6.98%) Danish Language
1 3 (6.98%) Norwegian Language
2 2 (4.65%) French Language
3 1 (2.33%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) HTML
2 11 (25.58%) .NET
2 11 (25.58%) XML
3 10 (23.26%) Classic ASP
4 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
5 5 (11.63%) CSS
6 2 (4.65%) LAMP
7 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) AS400
1 6 (13.95%) iSeries
2 4 (9.30%) iPad
2 4 (9.30%) iPhone
2 4 (9.30%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) OS/400
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.30%) Mac OS X
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.30%) Android
4 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.65%) Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
2 4 (9.30%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL
3 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.63%) C#
4 4 (9.30%) Java
5 3 (6.98%) VB
5 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) Citrix
2 13 (30.23%) VMware
3 4 (9.30%) Lotus
3 4 (9.30%) Apple
3 4 (9.30%) McAfee
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + bonus,pens,health+more
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + bonus, pension, health, 25 d/h
Posted: 3 days ago