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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 69 63 78
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 12 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.70% 1.60% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.66% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 3
Average salary £26,250 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £20,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,800
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,750 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+1.09% +1.11%
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
686 602 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.17% 96.47% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 556 540 521
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £49,000
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 24 October 2014. 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 -12 7 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Poole 0 5 £25,000 +25.00% 1
Support Technician
South West

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) MS Exchange
2 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 21 (80.77%) Citrix
3 21 (80.77%) VMware
3 21 (80.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (80.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (76.92%) SAN
4 20 (76.92%) HP
4 20 (76.92%) Dell
4 20 (76.92%) EMC
5 19 (73.08%) MS Excel
6 18 (69.23%) DataCore
7 5 (19.23%) Degree
8 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
9 3 (11.54%) DNS
9 3 (11.54%) Firewall
9 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (7.69%) SAP
10 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
10 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (7.69%) SonicWALL
10 2 (7.69%) Banking
10 2 (7.69%) Retail
10 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
10 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
10 2 (7.69%) vSphere
10 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 22 (84.62%) MS Exchange
2 21 (80.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.85%) CMS
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (73.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SalesLogix
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) SAN
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) NAS
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
1 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) W3C
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
1 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
2 1 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (3.85%) Content Management
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) XenServer
4 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 21 (80.77%) Citrix
2 21 (80.77%) VMware
3 20 (76.92%) HP
3 20 (76.92%) Dell
3 20 (76.92%) EMC
4 18 (69.23%) DataCore
5 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 2 (7.69%) SonicWALL
5 2 (7.69%) Veeam
6 1 (3.85%) AppSense
6 1 (3.85%) Webroot
6 1 (3.85%) Sage
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec
6 1 (3.85%) Toshiba
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Company Car + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago