The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 20 30 32
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 13 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 9.70% 4.47% 6.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.00% 4.79% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 17
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% -23.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £24,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,600 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £29,900
% change year-on-year -5.00% +0.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 130 167 270
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 97.01% 93.30% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 108 152 206
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Bedford

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Bedford

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (70.59%) Windows
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
1 12 (70.59%) Windows 7
2 11 (64.71%) Office 365
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
5 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
5 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 6 (35.29%) Change Management
5 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
5 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
6 5 (29.41%) Firewall
6 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) CCNA
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (17.65%) SAN
7 3 (17.65%) SCCM
7 3 (17.65%) SCVMM
7 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
8 2 (11.76%) iSeries
8 2 (11.76%) VLAN
8 2 (11.76%) Network Security
8 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
8 2 (11.76%) Fortinet

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 2 (11.76%) VLAN
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) BGP
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) OSPF
4 1 (5.88%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) tcpdump
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) AS400
1 2 (11.76%) iSeries
1 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
1 12 (70.59%) Windows 7
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Change Management
1 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.88%) Network Management
2 1 (5.88%) Presales
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNA
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCSA
2 1 (5.88%) CCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
1 3 (17.65%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Apple
4 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
4 2 (11.76%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) IBM