Period
to 5 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £22,750 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

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

Support Technician
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 83 64
Rank change year-on-year +50 -19 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 2 3 28
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.86% 0.32% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.33% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 26
Median annual salary £22,750 £26,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.15% - +6.00%
10th Percentile £20,775 £23,950 £17,750
90th Percentile £25,325 £27,850 £46,056
East of England median annual salary £32,000 £29,783 £27,500
% change year-on-year +7.45% +8.30% +10.00%

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 220 911 981
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 97.02% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 178 780 820
Median annual salary £47,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.65% +4.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £23,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,625 £73,750 £77,500
East of England median annual salary £45,100 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -5.05% +2.15% +3.33%

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Bedfordshire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Support Technician in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Support Technician in Bedfordshire

Support Technician
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 Technician within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 5 August 2020. 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 +11 1 £24,500 -10.09%
Luton - 1 £21,000 -
Support Technician
East of England

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, Support Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V2
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019

Support Technician 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V2
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Dell