The median annual salary for a Technical Support was - in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Technical Support
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 39 48
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford - 0.98% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.00% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £22,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £28,000 £28,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year - -1.75%  

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 128 200 273
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 99.22% 97.56% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 611 1180 1876
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,675 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

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

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 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) Office 365
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) SCVMM
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Apple
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (14.29%) Resource Management

Technical 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 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
1 3 (42.86%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
2 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix