The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £19,500 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Support Technician
South West / Dorset
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 60 79
Rank change year-on-year 0 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 6 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.26% 0.95% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.95% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Median salary £19,500 £21,233 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.15% -5.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £22,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76%  

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 474 524 608
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 99.37% 99.81% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 422 471 478
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Dorset

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Support Technician in Dorset

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in Dorset

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

Salary histogram for Support Technician in Dorset

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 Support Technician within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Bournemouth - 4 £19,500 - 1
Poole 0 1 £30,901 +45.53% 1
Support Technician
South West

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Support Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) C
3 3 (27.27%) PABX
4 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Business One
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) VBScript
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10

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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) PABX
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ERP
1 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30901 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago