The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Technician
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 68 82 78
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 3 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.47% 0.38% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.40% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 12
Median salary £24,000 £39,000 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.46% +90.24%  
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% -4.25%  

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 609 745 1066
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.06% 94.18% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 467 617 806
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 Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Bedfordshire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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 3 months to 23 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 - 3 £24,000 -
Support Technician
East of England

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Support Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle

Support Technician 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
1 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle