The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 50 61 58
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 18 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.78% 3.20% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 3.41% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 32
Median salary £27,500 £31,750 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.38% -11.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £27,050 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 623 763 1095
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.29% 93.85% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 473 628 822
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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
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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +6 13 £27,500 -15.38%
Luton +2 3 £32,500 -23.52%
Biggleswade - 1 £25,000 -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (46.67%) Windows 7
5 12 (40.00%) Office 365
6 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (30.00%) ITIL
8 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
8 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
9 7 (23.33%) VMware
9 7 (23.33%) Windows 10
10 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
10 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
10 6 (20.00%) Change Management
11 5 (16.67%) Firewall
12 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
12 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (13.33%) SCCM
12 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (10.00%) SMTP
13 3 (10.00%) SQL
13 3 (10.00%) CCNA
13 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
13 3 (10.00%) Cisco
13 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (10.00%) SAN
13 3 (10.00%) SCVMM
13 3 (10.00%) Skype for Business
14 2 (6.67%) Digital Signage

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) SMTP
2 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) Network Security
3 2 (6.67%) VLAN
3 2 (6.67%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) BGP
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.33%) OSPF
4 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.33%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (3.33%) tcpdump
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) AS400
1 2 (6.67%) Digital Signage
1 2 (6.67%) iSeries
1 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 7 (23.33%) Windows 10
6 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.33%) Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Change Management
2 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) Line Management
4 1 (3.33%) Network Management
4 1 (3.33%) Power Management
4 1 (3.33%) Presales
4 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) CCNA
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) MCSA
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CCSA
3 1 (3.33%) CCSE
3 1 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) MCITP
3 1 (3.33%) MCP
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) Apple
4 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 2 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.33%) Symantec