The median annual salary for a Technical Support was - in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Technical Support
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 74 70
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 1.77% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.88% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 30
Median salary - £26,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% -3.50%  

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 592 852 1094
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 98.18% 94.35% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 456 768 931
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Bedfordshire

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Technical Support in Bedfordshire

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Support in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) Office 365
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) SCVMM
6 2 (25.00%) Network Security
6 2 (25.00%) VLAN
6 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (25.00%) vSphere
6 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) Apple
6 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (12.50%) Citrix
7 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP

Technical 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
1 3 (37.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix