The median annual salary for a IT Support was £18,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
South West / Dorset
Rank 46 61 72
Rank change year-on-year +15 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 8 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.09% 2.97% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 3.00% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 23
Median salary £18,000 £26,500 £19,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.07% +35.89%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 370 699 768
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.61% 98.87% 99.10%
Number of salaries quoted 335 530 668
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset that featured IT Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Dorset

IT Support
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for IT Support in Dorset

IT 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 IT Support within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Poole - 5 £18,000 - 1
Ferndown - 2 £21,250 - 1
Bournemouth +13 1 £28,500 -12.30%
IT Support
South West

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT 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 IT Support in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (97.37%) Active Directory
3 36 (94.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (89.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
6 18 (47.37%) VMware
7 17 (44.74%) Windows Server
8 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (36.84%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
8 14 (36.84%) VLAN
9 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
9 13 (34.21%) LAN
9 13 (34.21%) WAN
9 13 (34.21%) Windows 8
9 13 (34.21%) Windows 10
10 5 (13.16%) Citrix
11 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
11 3 (7.89%) Firewall
11 3 (7.89%) Office 365
12 2 (5.26%) Cisco
12 2 (5.26%) VPN
12 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (5.26%) VoIP
12 2 (5.26%) SQL
12 2 (5.26%) ITIL
12 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
12 2 (5.26%) Linux
13 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
13 1 (2.63%) IaaS

IT 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 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) VLAN
1 14 (36.84%) Wi-Fi
2 13 (34.21%) LAN
2 13 (34.21%) WAN
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.26%) VoIP
4 2 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) DNS
5 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.63%) PDA
1 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (94.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (89.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (44.74%) Windows Server
5 13 (34.21%) Windows 10
5 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
5 13 (34.21%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (5.26%) ITIL
2 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
2 1 (2.63%) Line Management
2 1 (2.63%) Network Design
2 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
2 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCSA
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 37 (97.37%) Active Directory
2 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
2 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
1 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) VMware
3 5 (13.16%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) Draytek
5 1 (2.63%) Juniper
5 1 (2.63%) Lotus
5 1 (2.63%) NetApp
5 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ferndown
aap3
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago