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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 64 61 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 22 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.22% 1.51% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.32% 1.57% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 5
Average salary £17,000 £27,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.61% +9.00%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -2.00%
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
663 638 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.93% 96.52% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 561 545 568
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +3 16 £17,000 -62.22% 2
Poole -1 4 £24,250 +3.19%
Dorchester - 1 £16,500 -
IT Support
South West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 38 (88.37%) Active Directory
2 36 (83.72%) Windows
2 36 (83.72%) Microsoft
3 32 (74.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (51.16%) Citrix
5 11 (25.58%) MS Exchange
5 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
7 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
7 7 (16.28%) VMware
8 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
8 6 (13.95%) LAN
8 6 (13.95%) HP
9 5 (11.63%) MS Office
9 5 (11.63%) WAN
10 4 (9.30%) SQL
10 4 (9.30%) MCSE
10 4 (9.30%) MCSA
10 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
10 4 (9.30%) VoIP
10 4 (9.30%) VPN
10 4 (9.30%) DNS
10 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (9.30%) SAN
10 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
11 3 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 11 (25.58%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS Office
3 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) LAN
2 5 (11.63%) WAN
3 4 (9.30%) VoIP
3 4 (9.30%) VPN
3 4 (9.30%) DNS
3 4 (9.30%) SAN
4 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.65%) Intranet
5 2 (4.65%) Firewall
6 1 (2.33%) DMZ
6 1 (2.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.65%) Publishing
1 2 (4.65%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Photography
3 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 36 (83.72%) Windows
2 32 (74.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
1 3 (6.98%) Time Management
1 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
1 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.33%) Password Management
3 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.33%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) MCSE
1 4 (9.30%) MCSA
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.98%) MCITP
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
3 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 38 (88.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) BlackBerry Internet Service
4 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) Microsoft
2 22 (51.16%) Citrix
3 7 (16.28%) VMware
4 6 (13.95%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) Nortel
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) IBM
6 1 (2.33%) Toshiba
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 14 days ago