Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £23,750 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 98 92
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 4 21 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.36% 1.32% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 1.38% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 53
Bedfordshire median annual salary £23,750 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £21,075 £20,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £37,250 £43,750 £40,000
East of England median annual salary £25,500 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -20.31% +6.67% +2.56%

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 1061 1520 1936
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 95.78% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 884 1331 1723
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Support in Bedfordshire

Technical Support
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 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 +19 2 £31,250 +42.05%
Technical Support
East of England

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec