The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Technician
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Technician 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £18,500 £24,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-22.91% -9.43%
Desktop Support Technician
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
817 770 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 98.67% 98.97% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 619 696 474
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Desktop Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Technician in the job title across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Desktop Support Technician
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Technician across the Dorset region.

Desktop Support Technician Salary Trend in Dorset

Desktop Support Technician
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Desktop Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support Technician in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Desktop Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Desktop Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) VMware