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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 69 67 80
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 7 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.06% 2.71% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 2.77% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 12
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,200 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,750 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.18% -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
640 903 1130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 97.12% 98.05% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 550 807 949
Median salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £58,500 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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
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 24 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
Luton +5 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Technical Support
East of England

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) A+ Certification
2 8 (34.78%) Mac OS X
2 8 (34.78%) Apple
2 8 (34.78%) Blackberry
2 8 (34.78%) Google
2 8 (34.78%) Android
2 8 (34.78%) iPhone
2 8 (34.78%) iPad
2 8 (34.78%) Apple iOS
2 8 (34.78%) Google Apps
2 8 (34.78%) Office 365
3 7 (30.43%) Virtual Team
3 7 (30.43%) Project Management
4 6 (26.09%) Finance
4 6 (26.09%) Blog
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
5 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
5 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
5 5 (21.74%) MS Office
6 3 (13.04%) Application Packaging
6 3 (13.04%) WSUS
6 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
6 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 3 (13.04%) C

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 (13.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Google Apps
1 8 (34.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) PowerBuilder
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Blackberry
1 8 (34.78%) iPad
1 8 (34.78%) iPhone
2 7 (30.43%) Virtual Team
3 6 (26.09%) Blog
4 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Android
2 8 (34.78%) Apple iOS
2 8 (34.78%) Mac OS X
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) Application Packaging
2 3 (13.04%) Coaching
2 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
2 3 (13.04%) Software Deployment
2 3 (13.04%) Time Management
3 1 (4.35%) Change Control
3 1 (4.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C
3 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (13.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Apple
2 8 (34.78%) Google
3 3 (13.04%) Intel Security
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco