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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 71 64 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 11 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.69% 2.32% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 2.38% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 18
Average salary £17,500 £21,750 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.54% -2.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £18,250 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
627 881 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.61% 97.46% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 485 712 595
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +2 10 £17,500 -10.25%
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
4 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
7 14 (38.89%) VMware
8 9 (25.00%) SAN
8 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 7 (19.44%) Citrix
11 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
12 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (13.89%) Firewall
12 5 (13.89%) SQL
13 4 (11.11%) C
13 4 (11.11%) MS Office
13 4 (11.11%) Linux
13 4 (11.11%) EMC
13 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (11.11%) VLAN
14 3 (8.33%) Retail
14 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
14 3 (8.33%) Release Management
14 3 (8.33%) vSphere
14 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
14 3 (8.33%) Veeam
14 3 (8.33%) vCloud
14 3 (8.33%) LDAP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.56%) IIS
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) SAN
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) VLAN
4 3 (8.33%) LDAP
5 2 (5.56%) ADSL
5 2 (5.56%) LAN
5 2 (5.56%) WAN
5 2 (5.56%) NAS
5 2 (5.56%) DNS
5 2 (5.56%) MPLS
6 1 (2.78%) DHCP
6 1 (2.78%) VPN
6 1 (2.78%) DMZ
6 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Back Office
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) AS400
1 2 (5.56%) Replication
1 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
1 2 (5.56%) iSeries
1 2 (5.56%) EMC VNX
2 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.78%) PDA
2 1 (2.78%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.11%) Linux
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.78%) UNIX
8 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
1 3 (8.33%) Release Management
2 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
2 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 2 (5.56%) SDLC
3 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
3 1 (2.78%) CRM
3 1 (2.78%) ETL
3 1 (2.78%) Project Management
3 1 (2.78%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) C
3 2 (5.56%) RPG
4 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) MCP
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) vSphere
3 3 (8.33%) vCloud
4 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Intune
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Citrix
4 4 (11.11%) EMC
5 3 (8.33%) Veeam
6 2 (5.56%) Twitter
7 1 (2.78%) Mitel
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco
7 1 (2.78%) Avaya
7 1 (2.78%) Lotus
7 1 (2.78%) Symantec