Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 18 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 99 102
Rank change year-on-year +43 +3 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 41 23 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.74% 1.42% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 1.48% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 49 23 32
Bedfordshire median annual salary £29,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.14% +16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £18,500 £23,550 £24,100
90th Percentile £45,400 £45,000 £47,500
East of England median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - -7.69%

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 1062 1551 1936
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 95.62% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 883 1358 1720
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 £27,925 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Bedfordshire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Bedfordshire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Bedfordshire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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 +32 25 £27,500 -21.43%
Luton +28 12 £29,000 -35.56% 3
Dunstable -17 2 £29,000 +38.10%
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £33,000 -
Support Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (75.61%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
3 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
4 19 (46.34%) Windows 7
4 19 (46.34%) Office 365
5 18 (43.90%) ITIL
5 18 (43.90%) Windows Server
6 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (31.71%) CCNA
8 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
9 12 (29.27%) WAN
10 11 (26.83%) Cisco
11 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (24.39%) Change Management
11 10 (24.39%) Problem Management
11 10 (24.39%) Incident Management
12 9 (21.95%) Firewall
12 9 (21.95%) VMware
12 9 (21.95%) LAN
13 8 (19.51%) MCP
13 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (19.51%) Citrix
13 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
14 7 (17.07%) Windows 10
14 7 (17.07%) Network Security
14 7 (17.07%) CCNP
15 6 (14.63%) SAN
15 6 (14.63%) MCSE
15 6 (14.63%) CCSA

Support Engineer 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 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (12.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (46.34%) Office 365
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) WAN
2 9 (21.95%) Firewall
2 9 (21.95%) LAN
3 7 (17.07%) Network Security
4 6 (14.63%) SAN
5 5 (12.20%) VPN
6 3 (7.32%) Internet
6 3 (7.32%) VLAN
7 2 (4.88%) VoIP
7 2 (4.88%) Wireless
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.44%) DHCP
8 1 (2.44%) DNS
8 1 (2.44%) PBX
8 1 (2.44%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.44%) tcpdump
8 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.63%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.88%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (4.88%) iPad
4 1 (2.44%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Windows 7
3 18 (43.90%) Windows Server
4 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (17.07%) Windows 10
6 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) Change Management
2 10 (24.39%) Incident Management
2 10 (24.39%) Problem Management
3 6 (14.63%) ITSM
3 6 (14.63%) Network Management
3 6 (14.63%) Proactive Monitoring
3 6 (14.63%) Service Management
4 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Hardware Maintenance
5 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.44%) Coaching
6 1 (2.44%) CRM
6 1 (2.44%) Network Design
6 1 (2.44%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (31.71%) CCNA
3 8 (19.51%) MCP
3 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (17.07%) CCNP
5 6 (14.63%) CCSA
5 6 (14.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (14.63%) MCSE
6 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
6 2 (4.88%) DBS Check
6 2 (4.88%) Degree
6 2 (4.88%) MCTS
6 2 (4.88%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) XenApp
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) Cisco
3 9 (21.95%) VMware
4 8 (19.51%) Citrix
5 6 (14.63%) CheckPoint
6 4 (9.76%) Adobe
7 2 (4.88%) Apple
7 2 (4.88%) CA
7 2 (4.88%) CommVault
7 2 (4.88%) EMC
7 2 (4.88%) FalconStor
7 2 (4.88%) HP
7 2 (4.88%) McAfee
8 1 (2.44%) arcserve
8 1 (2.44%) Avaya
8 1 (2.44%) Mitel
8 1 (2.44%) Sophos
8 1 (2.44%) Symantec