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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 62 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 20 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.87% 1.75% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 1.82% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 16
Average salary £17,000 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
674 606 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.56% 96.34% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 548 535 515
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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 -4 13 £17,000 -26.88% 5
Poole +1 3 £20,000 -23.07%
Dorchester - 1 £22,500 -
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (85.71%) Windows
2 28 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 21 (50.00%) Citrix
5 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
8 8 (19.05%) VMware
8 8 (19.05%) Firewall
9 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 6 (14.29%) MS Office
10 6 (14.29%) Linux
11 5 (11.90%) IIS
11 5 (11.90%) Internet
11 5 (11.90%) EMC
11 5 (11.90%) Back Office
11 5 (11.90%) SAN
11 5 (11.90%) SonicWALL
11 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (11.90%) Veeam
11 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
12 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
12 4 (9.52%) SQL
12 4 (9.52%) LAN
13 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
13 3 (7.14%) Finance
13 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (7.14%) XenApp
14 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 2 (4.76%) Windows 8

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) IIS
2 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) Firewall
2 5 (11.90%) Internet
2 5 (11.90%) SAN
3 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.52%) LAN
4 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.76%) VoIP
4 2 (4.76%) WAN
4 2 (4.76%) VPN
4 2 (4.76%) DNS
5 1 (2.38%) IPv6
5 1 (2.38%) 3G
5 1 (2.38%) MPLS
5 1 (2.38%) OSPF
5 1 (2.38%) BGP
5 1 (2.38%) VRRP
5 1 (2.38%) ADSL
5 1 (2.38%) GSM
5 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (11.90%) Back Office
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 36 (85.71%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) Linux
4 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (4.76%) Project Management
1 2 (4.76%) ERP
2 1 (2.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.76%) MCP
2 2 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) CCNP
3 1 (2.38%) CCA
3 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.38%) MCTS
3 1 (2.38%) MCITP
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) XenApp
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) XenServer
4 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (50.00%) Citrix
3 8 (19.05%) VMware
4 5 (11.90%) EMC
4 5 (11.90%) SonicWALL
4 5 (11.90%) Veeam
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