The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Support in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 85 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Support 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.22% 0.27% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £27,750 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.61% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Systems Support
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
856 728 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.18% 96.55% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 690 590 388
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Systems Support
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Systems Support Salary Trend in Dorset

Systems Support
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 August 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 - 2 £27,750 -
Systems Support
South West

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Systems Support 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 Systems Support in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) SalesLogix
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Sage
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Systems Support 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 Systems Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SalesLogix
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) MCTS
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Sage
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle