Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Support was £25,750 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire 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.

IT Support
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 103 119
Rank change year-on-year +34 +16 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 25 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.31% 1.12% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 1.17% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 19
Bedfordshire median annual salary £25,750 £26,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.96% -5.45% -28.57%
10th Percentile £18,950 £20,300 £17,026
90th Percentile £32,500 £41,825 £40,300
East of England median annual salary £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +3.92% +2.00% -3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 1049 1537 1935
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 95.64% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 871 1345 1721
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Bedfordshire

IT Support
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for IT Support in Bedfordshire

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

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

Salary histogram for IT Support in Bedfordshire

IT Support
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +24 15 £30,000 -14.29%
Luton +24 8 £25,000 +19.05%
Dunstable -24 2 £25,000 +19.05%
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £25,000 -
IT Support
East of England

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT 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 Bedfordshire region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (64.00%) Windows
3 15 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
5 12 (48.00%) ITIL
6 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
7 10 (40.00%) Office 365
7 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (40.00%) Incident Management
7 10 (40.00%) Problem Management
7 10 (40.00%) Change Management
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (20.00%) MCP
10 4 (16.00%) DHCP
10 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (16.00%) VPN
10 4 (16.00%) DNS
10 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (16.00%) Driving Licence
10 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
11 3 (12.00%) Degree
11 3 (12.00%) SLA
11 3 (12.00%) Firewall
11 3 (12.00%) Finance
12 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (8.00%) Linux
12 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
12 2 (8.00%) PHP
12 2 (8.00%) MySQL

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 15 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) DHCP
1 4 (16.00%) DNS
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (16.00%) VPN
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) Impala
2 1 (4.00%) Redis
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) Flash
1 1 (4.00%) J2EE
1 1 (4.00%) scikit-learn
1 1 (4.00%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (8.00%) Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Change Management
2 10 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 10 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Server Building
5 1 (4.00%) Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Coaching
5 1 (4.00%) Demand Management
5 1 (4.00%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
5 1 (4.00%) Logistics
5 1 (4.00%) Machine Learning
5 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.00%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.00%) Yield Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) MCP
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCTS
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Firmware
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) CA
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix
2 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (4.00%) CommVault
2 1 (4.00%) EMC
2 1 (4.00%) FalconStor
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee
2 1 (4.00%) Tableau
2 1 (4.00%) VMware