The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 23 39 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 5.30% 1.68% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.47% 1.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Median salary £25,000 £29,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.25% -  
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -6.89% -3.33%  

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 128 169 268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 96.97% 94.41% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 106 154 205
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +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%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Bedford

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Technical Support in Bedford

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Bedford region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Office 365
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
4 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) SCVMM
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Apple
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) AS400
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
5 2 (22.22%) iSeries

Technical Support 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) AS400
1 2 (22.22%) iSeries
1 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Presales
2 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
1 3 (33.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Apple
2 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) IBM