The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £18,750 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
South West / Dorset
Rank 42 38 74
Rank change year-on-year -4 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 46 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.67% 6.47% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 6.54% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 46 18
Median salary £18,750 £30,125 £19,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.75% +52.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £17,000 £16,475
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £50,000 £26,750
UK excluding London median salary £28,250 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.83% -  

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 362 703 772
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.53% 98.87% 99.10%
Number of salaries quoted 327 530 671
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%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Dorset

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Dorset

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Dorset over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Dorset

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 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 8 £18,000 -40.49% 4
Ferndown - 1 £21,500 -
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 43 (82.69%) Microsoft
4 42 (80.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (55.77%) VMware
6 26 (50.00%) Citrix
6 26 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 23 (44.23%) MS Exchange
7 23 (44.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (44.23%) Office 365
8 22 (42.31%) XenApp
8 22 (42.31%) MS Excel
8 22 (42.31%) SAN
9 21 (40.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 21 (40.38%) XenDesktop
9 21 (40.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
11 4 (7.69%) Linux
11 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
11 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
12 3 (5.77%) SQL
12 3 (5.77%) ITIL
12 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (5.77%) Finance
13 2 (3.85%) Firewall
13 2 (3.85%) MCSA
13 2 (3.85%) Cisco
13 2 (3.85%) C
13 2 (3.85%) LAN
13 2 (3.85%) WAN

Support Engineer 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 23 (44.23%) MS Exchange
2 21 (40.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (40.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (42.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (44.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) SAN
2 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) LAN
3 2 (3.85%) PABX
3 2 (3.85%) WAN
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
4 1 (1.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) VLAN
4 1 (1.92%) VoIP
4 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (80.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 23 (44.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (5.77%) ITIL
2 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.92%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) C
3 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (1.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 22 (42.31%) XenApp
3 21 (40.38%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (82.69%) Microsoft
2 29 (55.77%) VMware
3 26 (50.00%) Citrix
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) Veeam
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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