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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 55 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 24 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.63% 2.54% 4.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 2.62% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 24
Average salary £20,750 £27,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.54% +17.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,825 £22,600 £16,650
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £37,800 £32,750
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
642 611 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.13% 96.83% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 531 499 490
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 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +3 20 £20,250 -25.68% 3
Poole -5 2 £28,625 +20.52% 1
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 32 (72.73%) Windows
2 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
4 25 (56.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (43.18%) Citrix
6 16 (36.36%) VMware
7 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
8 11 (25.00%) SAN
9 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
11 7 (15.91%) Firewall
12 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (13.64%) LAN
12 6 (13.64%) WAN
13 5 (11.36%) MS Office
13 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
13 5 (11.36%) Retail
13 5 (11.36%) VLAN
13 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (9.09%) Linux
14 4 (9.09%) SQL
14 4 (9.09%) IIS
14 4 (9.09%) EMC
15 3 (6.82%) LDAP
15 3 (6.82%) VoIP
15 3 (6.82%) DNS
15 3 (6.82%) SQL Server

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.09%) IIS
5 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.27%) CMS
6 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) SAN
2 7 (15.91%) Firewall
3 6 (13.64%) LAN
3 6 (13.64%) WAN
4 5 (11.36%) VLAN
5 3 (6.82%) LDAP
5 3 (6.82%) VoIP
5 3 (6.82%) DNS
6 2 (4.55%) NAS
6 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.55%) VPN
6 2 (4.55%) DMZ
7 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.27%) Internet
7 1 (2.27%) MPLS
7 1 (2.27%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) DB2
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.36%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Back Office
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) LAMP
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
2 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Replication
1 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
1 2 (4.55%) iSeries
1 2 (4.55%) AS400
2 1 (2.27%) Handset
2 1 (2.27%) EPoS
2 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.27%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 32 (72.73%) Windows
2 25 (56.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.09%) Linux
7 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.27%) UNIX
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
2 3 (6.82%) Business Continuity
2 3 (6.82%) Release Management
3 2 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (4.55%) Web Development
3 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
3 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.27%) MVC
4 1 (2.27%) Password Management
4 1 (2.27%) ERP
4 1 (2.27%) ETL
4 1 (2.27%) Data Entry
4 1 (2.27%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) C
3 2 (4.55%) RPG IV
3 2 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) RPG
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.27%) MCSE
1 1 (2.27%) MCP
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.82%) vSphere
3 3 (6.82%) vCloud
4 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.55%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.27%) XenApp
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Intune
2 1 (2.27%) WSUS
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 19 (43.18%) Citrix
3 16 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (9.09%) EMC
5 3 (6.82%) Veeam
6 2 (4.55%) Twitter
7 1 (2.27%) Toshiba
7 1 (2.27%) Symantec
7 1 (2.27%) Lotus
7 1 (2.27%) Avaya
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco
7 1 (2.27%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle
7 1 (2.27%) Vyatta
7 1 (2.27%) Mitel
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £16,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + On Call + Bonus - OTE £28,000
Posted: 11 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £22800.00 per annum + OTE £28,000
Posted: 20 days ago