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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 73 72 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 10 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.40% 1.53% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.60% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 8
Average salary £28,000 £27,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £25,500 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £27,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -2.12%
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
690 813 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.91% 95.87% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 543 658 589
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 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Support Technician Salary Histogram 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 31 August 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 -6 8 £28,000 +1.81% 1
Poole +12 1 £30,000 +20.00%
Support Technician
South West

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) MS Office
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) Lync
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (30.00%) Android
6 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 3 (30.00%) Time Management
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (30.00%) Banking
6 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (30.00%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (30.00%) VLAN
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) MCP
6 3 (30.00%) MCSE

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (30.00%) Lync
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (30.00%) VLAN
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (30.00%) Android
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Time Management
2 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCP
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Avaya
3 3 (30.00%) Reuters
3 3 (30.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Toshiba
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago