The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Dorset region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 66 92 86
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.21% 0.13% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.13% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Median salary £26,000 £21,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.93% -
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -8.33%
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
474 757 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 99.16% 97.68% 98.98%
Number of salaries quoted 437 566 566
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region that featured Technical Support in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 1 £26,000 -
Technical Support
South West

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Technical Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (16.67%) PDA
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Domino
4 1 (16.67%) PBX
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Lotus

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Domino
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) PBX
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PDA
1 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Line Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Lotus
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) NetApp
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
1 1 (16.67%) VMware