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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 72 74 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 7 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.14% 1.43% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.45% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 13
Average salary £17,500 £19,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £18,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £29,500 £26,900
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £23,990
% change year-on-year
- +0.04%
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
589 897 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 95.77% 98.68% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 458 732 570
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £55,000
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
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 2 July 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 -4 6 £17,500 -25.53% 1
IT Support
South West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 22 (70.97%) Windows
3 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
4 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (32.26%) VMware
5 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
5 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (29.03%) SAN
7 8 (25.81%) Citrix
8 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
8 5 (16.13%) Linux
8 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
8 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (12.90%) vCloud
9 4 (12.90%) LDAP
9 4 (12.90%) MS Office
9 4 (12.90%) vSphere
10 3 (9.68%) Veeam
10 3 (9.68%) Degree
10 3 (9.68%) VLAN
10 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (9.68%) LAN
10 3 (9.68%) WAN
11 2 (6.45%) Remedy
11 2 (6.45%) Apple
11 2 (6.45%) EMC
11 2 (6.45%) ITIL
11 2 (6.45%) IIS
11 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
11 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) SAN
2 4 (12.90%) LDAP
3 3 (9.68%) LAN
3 3 (9.68%) WAN
3 3 (9.68%) VLAN
4 2 (6.45%) Firewall
5 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.23%) DMZ
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Back Office
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Handset
2 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
4 5 (16.13%) Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Phone
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
5 2 (6.45%) Android
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.45%) ITIL
1 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
2 1 (3.23%) Time Management
2 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) vSphere
2 4 (12.90%) vCloud
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) Citrix
4 3 (9.68%) Veeam
5 2 (6.45%) EMC
5 2 (6.45%) Apple
5 2 (6.45%) Remedy
5 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) Toshiba
6 1 (3.23%) Logi Analytics
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago