The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank - 68 52
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 0 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.19% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.20% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,375 £23,250 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +8.13%
Support Technician
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
756 496 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.55% 95.57% 98.37%
Number of salaries quoted 652 402 420
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 £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Dorset

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) HP
2 9 (75.00%) Dell
2 9 (75.00%) EMC
2 9 (75.00%) Citrix
2 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) DataCore
5 4 (33.33%) vSphere
5 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (33.33%) SonicWALL
5 4 (33.33%) NAS
5 4 (33.33%) XenApp
5 4 (33.33%) XenServer
5 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 4 (33.33%) Veeam
5 4 (33.33%) SAP
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) Symantec
5 4 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Wireless
2 4 (33.33%) NAS
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
1 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
1 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 4 (33.33%) XenApp
3 4 (33.33%) XenServer
3 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 4 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) HP
2 9 (75.00%) Dell
2 9 (75.00%) EMC
2 9 (75.00%) Citrix
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) DataCore
4 4 (33.33%) SAP
4 4 (33.33%) AppSense
4 4 (33.33%) Webroot
4 4 (33.33%) SonicWALL
4 4 (33.33%) Veeam
4 4 (33.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Toshiba
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