The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Support Engineer
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 38 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 3.28% 2.44% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 2.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Median salary £27,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.29% -  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 121 200 268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 99.18% 97.56% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 110 178 205
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 June 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
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Firewall
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
5 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
5 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
5 6 (35.29%) Change Management
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
6 5 (29.41%) LAN
6 5 (29.41%) WAN
6 5 (29.41%) CCNA
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) CCSA
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco
6 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
6 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
6 5 (29.41%) Network Management
7 4 (23.53%) Network Security
8 3 (17.65%) SCCM
8 3 (17.65%) SCVMM
8 3 (17.65%) Wireshark
8 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
8 3 (17.65%) CCSE
8 3 (17.65%) OSPF

Support Engineer 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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) LAN
2 5 (29.41%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) Network Security
4 3 (17.65%) BGP
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (17.65%) OSPF
4 3 (17.65%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) tcpdump
4 3 (17.65%) Wireshark
5 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
5 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 2 (11.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) 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 5 (29.41%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CCNA
1 5 (29.41%) CCSA
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCSE
2 3 (17.65%) 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 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Apple
3 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
3 2 (11.76%) HP
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