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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 57 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 21 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.95% 1.95% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 2.03% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 12
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
684 640 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 95.93% 95.95% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 552 545 473
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £49,000
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 1 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 1 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% 1
Poole +2 3 £20,000 -23.07%
Dorchester - 2 £22,500 -
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 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 37 (88.10%) Windows
2 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 20 (47.62%) Citrix
4 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
7 10 (23.81%) VMware
8 7 (16.67%) Firewall
8 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 6 (14.29%) MS Office
9 6 (14.29%) Linux
9 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (11.90%) SonicWALL
10 5 (11.90%) Veeam
10 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
10 5 (11.90%) Back Office
10 5 (11.90%) IIS
10 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
10 5 (11.90%) EMC
10 5 (11.90%) SAN
11 4 (9.52%) Internet
11 4 (9.52%) SQL
12 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (7.14%) DNS
12 3 (7.14%) LAN
12 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
12 3 (7.14%) Finance
12 3 (7.14%) XenApp
12 3 (7.14%) Windows 8

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.90%) IIS
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
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 7 (16.67%) Firewall
2 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.90%) SAN
3 4 (9.52%) Internet
4 3 (7.14%) DNS
4 3 (7.14%) LAN
5 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.76%) VoIP
5 2 (4.76%) WAN
5 2 (4.76%) VPN
6 1 (2.38%) Intranet
6 1 (2.38%) DHCP
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%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 37 (88.10%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) Linux
4 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (4.76%) ERP
1 2 (4.76%) Project Management
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%) CCA
3 1 (2.38%) Citrix 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 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) XenApp
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.38%) XenServer
4 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 20 (47.62%) Citrix
3 10 (23.81%) VMware
4 5 (11.90%) SonicWALL
4 5 (11.90%) Veeam
4 5 (11.90%) EMC
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago