The median annual salary for a Technical Support was - in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Technical Support
South West > Dorset
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 65 76
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.21% 0.19% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Dorset median annual salary - £22,500 £26,125
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.87%  
South West median annual salary £22,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% -8.33%  

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 477 520 606
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 99.38% 99.81% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 1875 2137
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £59,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support 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 in Dorset.

Salary trend for Technical Support 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 29 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
Poole - 1 - -
Technical Support
South West

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) PABX
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) C

Technical Support 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle