The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 51 74 63
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 38 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.57% 3.07% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.63% 3.10% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 38 24 8
Average salary £32,500 £17,250 £19,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.40% -12.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,000 £11,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
IT Support
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
820 773 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 98.68% 98.98% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 621 696 465
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% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

IT Support
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Dorset

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Dorset

IT Support
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +20 37 £32,500 +91.17% 1
Sherborne - 1 £23,500 - 1
IT Support
South West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited IT Support 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 IT Support in their job title.

1 81 (89.01%) Windows
2 75 (82.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (81.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 37 (40.66%) Microsoft
6 29 (31.87%) Windows 8
6 29 (31.87%) Windows 7
7 27 (29.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 27 (29.67%) Mentoring
7 27 (29.67%) MS Exchange
8 25 (27.47%) Windows Server
9 24 (26.37%) Windows 10
10 15 (16.48%) VMware
10 15 (16.48%) C
11 14 (15.38%) SQL
11 14 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (14.29%) VLAN
12 13 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (14.29%) LAN
12 13 (14.29%) WAN
12 13 (14.29%) Hyper-V
13 11 (12.09%) Apple iOS
13 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
14 10 (10.99%) Security Cleared
14 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (10.99%) IIS
14 10 (10.99%) Java
14 10 (10.99%) ITIL
14 10 (10.99%) MCSE
14 10 (10.99%) MCSA

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited IT Support 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 IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (29.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 27 (29.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.99%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
2 13 (14.29%) LAN
2 13 (14.29%) VLAN
2 13 (14.29%) WAN
3 10 (10.99%) Internet
4 2 (2.20%) ADSL
4 2 (2.20%) DHCP
5 1 (1.10%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.10%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (10.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (3.30%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (3.30%) Finance
1 3 (3.30%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) XML
2 3 (3.30%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) iPad
2 5 (5.49%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.30%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 81 (89.01%) Windows
2 75 (82.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (81.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (31.87%) Windows 7
4 29 (31.87%) Windows 8
5 25 (27.47%) Windows Server
6 24 (26.37%) Windows 10
7 11 (12.09%) Apple iOS
8 10 (10.99%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.30%) Linux
9 3 (3.30%) Unix
9 3 (3.30%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.20%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.67%) Mentoring
2 10 (10.99%) ITIL
3 5 (5.49%) Time Management
4 4 (4.40%) Business Continuity
4 4 (4.40%) Data Analysis
4 4 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.30%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.30%) Process Improvement
6 2 (2.20%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.10%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.48%) C
2 14 (15.38%) SQL
3 10 (10.99%) Java
4 3 (3.30%) Perl
5 1 (1.10%) PHP
5 1 (1.10%) VB
5 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) MCSA
1 10 (10.99%) MCSE
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (10.99%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.49%) DBS Check
System Software
1 39 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 13 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Control-M
Vendors
1 37 (40.66%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.48%) VMware
3 3 (3.30%) Sun
4 2 (2.20%) Apple
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco
5 1 (1.10%) Citrix
Christchurch, Dorset
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Sherborne
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago