The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 82 88 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 4 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.49% 0.65% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.66% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Average salary £21,500 £21,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -44.51%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Technical 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
811 761 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 98.78% 98.96% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 617 686 462
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Dorset

Technical 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 Technical Support within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
Dorchester +6 4 £21,500 -6.52% 1
Technical Support
South West

Technical Support
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) IPsec
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) Windows

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) IPsec
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
Dorchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago