The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank - 59 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.76% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £31,125 -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -1.61%
Job Titles Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
556 518 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.03% 98.85% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 451 455 360
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Technical Support
South West

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
Poole, Dorset
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago