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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 40 72 61
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 53 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.40% 2.83% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.49% 2.86% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 53 22 11
Average salary £24,000 £18,250 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.50% -20.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
817 770 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 98.67% 98.97% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 619 696 474
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +7 22 £24,000 +41.17% 1
Poole - 12 £30,250 - 1
Dorchester - 6 £21,500 - 2
Weymouth 0 2 £32,750 +31.00%
Sherborne - 1 £23,500 - 1
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 58 (73.42%) Windows
2 55 (69.62%) Active Directory
3 51 (64.56%) Microsoft
3 51 (64.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (51.90%) VMware
5 28 (35.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (34.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (32.91%) Windows Server
7 26 (32.91%) MS Exchange
8 23 (29.11%) Office 365
9 17 (21.52%) VoIP
10 16 (20.25%) Citrix
11 15 (18.99%) MS Excel
12 14 (17.72%) SAN
12 14 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (17.72%) XenApp
12 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
13 13 (16.46%) Exchange Server 2007
14 12 (15.19%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (15.19%) Replication
14 12 (15.19%) EMC
14 12 (15.19%) XenDesktop
14 12 (15.19%) Hyper-V
14 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (12.66%) Windows 7
17 7 (8.86%) Systems Analysis
17 7 (8.86%) Service Delivery
18 6 (7.59%) Firewall
18 6 (7.59%) Telecoms

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 26 (32.91%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (16.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (18.99%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 23 (29.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.52%) VoIP
2 14 (17.72%) SAN
3 12 (15.19%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (7.59%) Firewall
5 3 (3.80%) LAN
5 3 (3.80%) VLAN
5 3 (3.80%) VPN
6 2 (2.53%) ADSL
6 2 (2.53%) DHCP
6 2 (2.53%) IPsec
6 2 (2.53%) WAN
7 1 (1.27%) NAS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Yeoman
General
1 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.19%) Replication
3 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.53%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 58 (73.42%) Windows
2 51 (64.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (35.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (32.91%) Windows Server
5 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (12.66%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.59%) Linux
7 6 (7.59%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.06%) Mac OS
8 4 (5.06%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.27%) Android
9 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (8.86%) Service Delivery
1 7 (8.86%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (2.53%) Migration
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL
4 1 (1.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.27%) CCNA
2 1 (1.27%) CCNP
2 1 (1.27%) CCSA
2 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.27%) MCP
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 55 (69.62%) Active Directory
2 27 (34.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.72%) XenApp
4 12 (15.19%) Hyper-V
4 12 (15.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 51 (64.56%) Microsoft
2 41 (51.90%) VMware
3 16 (20.25%) Citrix
4 12 (15.19%) EMC
5 4 (5.06%) Cisco
6 2 (2.53%) Apple
7 1 (1.27%) Dell
7 1 (1.27%) Lotus
7 1 (1.27%) SAP
7 1 (1.27%) Symantec
Wimborne, Dorset
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £45-55k+ excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £33000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sherborne
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Dorchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago