Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Support Technician was £24,500 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Support Technician
South West > Dorset
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 84 -
Rank change year-on-year -33 - +111
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 6 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.43% 0.58% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Dorset median annual salary £24,500 £23,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.26% - -
South West median annual salary £22,750 £25,000 £22,250
% change year-on-year -9.00% +12.36% +14.10%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Dorset
Permanent vacancies in Dorset with a recognized job title 1,370 854 1,061
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.86% 99.19% 99.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,211 761 913
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,407 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £59,875 £52,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

IT Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings that featured IT Support Technician in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Technician in Dorset

IT Support Technician
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for IT Support Technician in Dorset

IT Support Technician
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Technician within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blandford Forum - 4 £24,500 -
Poole - 1 £28,450 -
Wimborne - 1 £21,500 -
IT Support Technician
South West

IT Support Technician Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT Support Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Dorset region featuring IT Support Technician in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) IPv4
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP

IT Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring 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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) IPv4
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft