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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 72 75 77
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 6 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.91% 1.44% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.48% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 9
Average salary £19,000 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.90% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,400 £27,500 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £27,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -2.08%
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
634 878 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.65% 97.45% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 492 712 586
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 £25,000 £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 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
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 Technician within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 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 -4 5 £18,000 -34.54%
Support Technician
South West

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Lync
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) Time Management
4 3 (50.00%) Android
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Avaya
4 3 (50.00%) Reuters
4 3 (50.00%) Bloomberg
4 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (50.00%) MCP
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Mac OS

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCP
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Avaya
2 3 (50.00%) Reuters
2 3 (50.00%) Bloomberg
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Toshiba