The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 64 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 21 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.31% 2.76% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 2.86% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 2
Average salary £21,750 £22,250 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.24% +23.61%
UK excluding London average salary £29,900 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-0.33% -
Job Titles Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
886 733 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.58% 96.45% 98.11%
Number of salaries quoted 721 594 373
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Engineer
South West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -2 12 £19,500 -22.00% 1
Poole -7 4 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Dorchester +8 2 £21,750 +17.56%
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
4 13 (35.14%) Linux
5 12 (32.43%) VMware
6 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
7 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
8 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (24.32%) Firewall
8 9 (24.32%) VoIP
8 9 (24.32%) MS Office
9 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
9 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
9 8 (21.62%) Citrix
10 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
11 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (13.51%) Back Office
12 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
12 5 (13.51%) SAN
12 5 (13.51%) DNS
12 5 (13.51%) EMC
12 5 (13.51%) WAN
12 5 (13.51%) LAN
12 5 (13.51%) IIS
12 5 (13.51%) SonicWALL
12 5 (13.51%) Veeam
13 4 (10.81%) SQL
13 4 (10.81%) ERP
14 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (8.11%) RTP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (27.03%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.51%) IIS
4 2 (5.41%) Apache
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (24.32%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) VoIP
1 9 (24.32%) Firewall
2 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.51%) WAN
3 5 (13.51%) LAN
3 5 (13.51%) DNS
3 5 (13.51%) SAN
4 3 (8.11%) RTP
4 3 (8.11%) ISDN
5 2 (5.41%) Broadband
5 2 (5.41%) PSTN
5 2 (5.41%) VPN
5 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
5 2 (5.41%) Internet
5 2 (5.41%) VLAN
6 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.70%) Intranet
6 1 (2.70%) SS7
6 1 (2.70%) TCAP
6 1 (2.70%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (13.51%) Back Office
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) EPoS
2 1 (2.70%) NHS
2 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Linux
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) ERP
2 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
3 1 (2.70%) CRM
3 1 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) C
2 2 (5.41%) C++
2 2 (5.41%) PHP
2 2 (5.41%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) MCSE
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) MCP
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.70%) CCA
2 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) XenApp
3 1 (2.70%) XenServer
3 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.70%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 12 (32.43%) VMware
3 8 (21.62%) Citrix
4 5 (13.51%) EMC
4 5 (13.51%) SonicWALL
4 5 (13.51%) Veeam
5 2 (5.41%) Vyatta
5 2 (5.41%) NETGEAR
5 2 (5.41%) HP
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago