The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 71 59 45
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 20 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.57% 1.69% 4.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 1.73% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 22
Average salary £18,250 £24,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.95% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,950 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £42,750 £34,650
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Support Engineer
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
752 577 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.78% 97.47% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 674 485 470
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Dorset

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Dorset

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 January 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 -7 17 £17,000 -56.68% 6
Weymouth -3 1 £25,000 +26.58%
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 35 (81.40%) Windows
2 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
2 30 (69.77%) Active Directory
3 29 (67.44%) Citrix
4 27 (62.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.95%) Firewall
5 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
5 6 (13.95%) LAN
6 5 (11.63%) WAN
6 5 (11.63%) VMware
6 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.63%) Internet
6 5 (11.63%) XenApp
7 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (9.30%) Retail
7 4 (9.30%) SAN
7 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
7 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
8 3 (6.98%) MS Office
8 3 (6.98%) SQL
8 3 (6.98%) HP
8 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco
8 3 (6.98%) VMware ESX
8 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.65%) MCTS
9 2 (4.65%) MCITP
9 2 (4.65%) VLAN
9 2 (4.65%) Web Development

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Firewall
1 6 (13.95%) LAN
2 5 (11.63%) WAN
2 5 (11.63%) Internet
3 4 (9.30%) SAN
4 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.65%) VLAN
5 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.65%) VoIP
6 1 (2.33%) ADSL
6 1 (2.33%) GSM
6 1 (2.33%) IPv6
6 1 (2.33%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) DNS
6 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.33%) DMZ
6 1 (2.33%) 3G
6 1 (2.33%) MPLS
6 1 (2.33%) OSPF
6 1 (2.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.30%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) LAMP
2 1 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) EPoS
1 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (81.40%) Windows
2 27 (62.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (4.65%) Web Development
2 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
3 1 (2.33%) ERP
3 1 (2.33%) Project Management
3 1 (2.33%) MVC
3 1 (2.33%) Password Management
3 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.33%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) MCTS
1 2 (4.65%) MCITP
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.65%) MCP
2 1 (2.33%) CCNP
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (69.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) XenApp
3 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.98%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.33%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
2 29 (67.44%) Citrix
3 5 (11.63%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) HP
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) Toshiba
5 1 (2.33%) Vyatta
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