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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 64 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 24 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.02% 1.95% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 2.04% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 13
Average salary £19,750 £23,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.95% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £18,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £56,500 £27,200
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
774 491 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.48% 95.53% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 670 396 416
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 2015. 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 17 £19,500 -58.94% 2
Poole -19 4 £18,000 -5.26%
Dorchester - 2 £23,000 -
Weymouth - 1 £25,000 -
IT Support
South West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 33 (71.74%) Windows
3 32 (69.57%) Active Directory
4 27 (58.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (43.48%) Citrix
6 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
7 10 (21.74%) VMware
8 9 (19.57%) SAN
9 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
9 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
11 5 (10.87%) Linux
11 5 (10.87%) LAN
11 5 (10.87%) WAN
11 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
12 4 (8.70%) MS Office
12 4 (8.70%) LDAP
12 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
12 4 (8.70%) vSphere
12 4 (8.70%) vCloud
12 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (6.52%) SQL
13 3 (6.52%) ITIL
13 3 (6.52%) VoIP
13 3 (6.52%) Firewall
13 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
13 3 (6.52%) VLAN

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) SAN
2 5 (10.87%) LAN
2 5 (10.87%) WAN
3 4 (8.70%) LDAP
4 3 (6.52%) VLAN
4 3 (6.52%) Firewall
4 3 (6.52%) VoIP
5 2 (4.35%) DMZ
5 2 (4.35%) VPN
6 1 (2.17%) DNS
6 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.17%) Intranet
6 1 (2.17%) Internet
6 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.17%) Back Office
1 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.17%) Publishing
1 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Handset
1 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Photography
2 1 (2.17%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 33 (71.74%) Windows
2 27 (58.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.87%) Linux
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Phone
7 2 (4.35%) Android
8 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (6.52%) ITIL
2 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
3 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.17%) Time Management
3 1 (2.17%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.17%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) MCP
System Software
1 32 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.70%) vSphere
2 4 (8.70%) vCloud
3 2 (4.35%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 20 (43.48%) Citrix
3 10 (21.74%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) Veeam
4 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.35%) Apple
4 2 (4.35%) Remedy
4 2 (4.35%) Toshiba
5 1 (2.17%) EMC
5 1 (2.17%) Nortel
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Logi Analytics
Dorset
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £16000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago