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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 61 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 23 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.70% 0.54% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 0.56% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 1
Average salary £19,500 £18,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £23,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -9.61%
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
817 717 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 95.89% 96.63% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 661 588 395
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 18 £19,500 - 2
Poole - 4 £22,750 -
Beaminster - 1 £19,000 -
IT Support
South West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
1 27 (93.10%) Active Directory
2 22 (75.86%) Windows
3 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (34.48%) Citrix
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (24.14%) MCSE
6 7 (24.14%) VMware
7 6 (20.69%) DNS
7 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
7 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
7 6 (20.69%) MS Office
7 6 (20.69%) HP
8 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
8 5 (17.24%) VPN
8 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (17.24%) LAN
8 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
9 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
9 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
9 4 (13.79%) MCSA
9 4 (13.79%) WAN
9 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
9 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (10.34%) SAN
10 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (10.34%) SQL
10 3 (10.34%) MCITP

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Office
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) LAN
2 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.24%) VPN
3 4 (13.79%) WAN
4 3 (10.34%) SAN
5 2 (6.90%) DHCP
5 2 (6.90%) Firewall
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (3.45%) Intranet
6 1 (3.45%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.45%) iPhone
1 1 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.45%) Android
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.45%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
2 3 (10.34%) Time Management
2 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
2 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.45%) Scrum
3 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (24.14%) MCSE
3 4 (13.79%) MCSA
4 3 (10.34%) MCITP
5 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) MCP
5 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.45%) MCTS
System Software
1 27 (93.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) BlackBerry Internet Service
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) Citrix
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago