Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Third Line Support
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 54 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 - +64
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 0.79% 1.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Bedford median annual salary £48,500 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.33% - -
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -13.27% +50.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bedford
Permanent vacancies in Bedford with a recognized job title 247 345 524
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.02% 98.85% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 207 306 484
Bedford median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,150 £27,500 £27,800
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Bedford

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in Bedford.

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support in Bedford

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 3rd Line 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 Bedford region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) FalconStor
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) FalconStor
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft