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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 67 58 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 23 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.94% 1.50% 5.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 1.57% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 23
Average salary £17,000 £23,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% -4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,250
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.78%
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
759 510 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.18% 95.33% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 677 420 408
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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 3 March 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 3 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 -12 21 £17,000 -35.23% 3
Poole -12 1 £37,500 +50.00%
Weymouth - 1 £25,000 - 1
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 34 (73.91%) Active Directory
3 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
4 29 (63.04%) Citrix
4 29 (63.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
6 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
6 8 (17.39%) VMware
6 8 (17.39%) Firewall
7 6 (13.04%) SAN
7 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (10.87%) Retail
8 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (10.87%) LAN
9 4 (8.70%) WAN
9 4 (8.70%) SQL
9 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
9 4 (8.70%) XenApp
9 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (8.70%) VLAN
10 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (6.52%) MS Office
10 3 (6.52%) HP
10 3 (6.52%) Internet
10 3 (6.52%) Cisco
10 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
11 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.17%) CMS
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) Firewall
2 6 (13.04%) SAN
3 5 (10.87%) LAN
4 4 (8.70%) WAN
4 4 (8.70%) VLAN
5 3 (6.52%) Internet
6 2 (4.35%) VoIP
6 2 (4.35%) LDAP
6 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.17%) VPN
7 1 (2.17%) DNS
7 1 (2.17%) IPv6
7 1 (2.17%) ADSL
7 1 (2.17%) GSM
7 1 (2.17%) 3G
7 1 (2.17%) MPLS
7 1 (2.17%) OSPF
7 1 (2.17%) BGP
7 1 (2.17%) VRRP
7 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.87%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) LAMP
2 1 (2.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) EPoS
1 1 (2.17%) AS400
1 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (2.17%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 29 (63.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
2 2 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (4.35%) Web Development
3 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.17%) Release Management
3 1 (2.17%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.17%) Password Management
3 1 (2.17%) MVC
3 1 (2.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) RPG
3 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) RPG IV
3 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) MCTS
2 2 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) VCP4
3 1 (2.17%) MCP
3 1 (2.17%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) CCNP
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.70%) XenApp
4 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.35%) vSphere
5 2 (4.35%) vCloud
5 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 29 (63.04%) Citrix
3 8 (17.39%) VMware
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco
4 3 (6.52%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) Lotus
5 1 (2.17%) Toshiba
5 1 (2.17%) Twitter
5 1 (2.17%) Vyatta
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Weymouth
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 21 days ago