The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Dorset region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Specialist
South West / Dorset
Rank 65 - 90
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Specialist 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.45% - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £49,675 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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
428 776 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.18% 98.85% 98.64%
Number of salaries quoted 379 605 639
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,350 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region that featured Support Specialist in the job title.

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Dorset region.

Support Specialist Salary Trend in Dorset

Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Dorset

Support Specialist
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 1 £60,350 -
Support Specialist
South West

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Support Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Netcool
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) AAT
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ganglia
1 1 (25.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) AppDynamics
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP