Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £27,500 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.

Support Engineer
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 51 76
Rank change year-on-year +35 +25 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 25 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 9.92% 2.01% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.12% 2.03% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 31 7 0
Bedford median annual salary £27,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% - -
Bedfordshire median annual salary £29,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -17.14% +16.67% -14.29%

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%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

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

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Bedford over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Bedford

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (64.00%) Windows
4 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
4 14 (56.00%) Office 365
5 12 (48.00%) MS Exchange
6 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (40.00%) Incident Management
7 10 (40.00%) Problem Management
7 10 (40.00%) Change Management
7 10 (40.00%) ITIL
8 8 (32.00%) Cisco
9 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (28.00%) WAN
9 7 (28.00%) Firewall
10 6 (24.00%) Network Management
10 6 (24.00%) Network Security
10 6 (24.00%) CCSA
10 6 (24.00%) LAN
10 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
10 6 (24.00%) CCNA
11 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
11 5 (20.00%) Driving Licence
12 4 (16.00%) SLA
13 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
13 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
14 2 (8.00%) VMware
14 2 (8.00%) SAN
14 2 (8.00%) Windows 10

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 12 (48.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (56.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Firewall
1 7 (28.00%) WAN
2 6 (24.00%) LAN
2 6 (24.00%) Network Security
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Change Management
1 10 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
1 10 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (24.00%) Network Management
3 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (24.00%) CCNA
2 6 (24.00%) CCSA
3 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
3 1 (4.00%) MCTS
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco
3 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) CA
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) CommVault
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) FalconStor
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) McAfee
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec