The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 89 80 99
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 9 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.90% 1.51% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.56% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 2
Median salary £23,000 £30,000 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,000 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,750
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Desktop Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
987 961 1147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.40% 96.97% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 869 872 977
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,648
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Kent region.

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Kent

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Westerham - 3 £29,000 -
Whitstable - 2 £20,000 - 1
Chatham - 1 £23,500 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £22,500 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Desktop 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 Kent region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (45.45%) Service Management
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
6 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
7 7 (31.82%) MS Office
7 7 (31.82%) ITIL
7 7 (31.82%) Finance
8 6 (27.27%) Degree
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 6 (27.27%) SLA
9 5 (22.73%) ITSM
9 5 (22.73%) Driving Licence
9 5 (22.73%) Line Management
10 4 (18.18%) Firewall
11 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (13.64%) Cisco
11 3 (13.64%) CCNA
11 3 (13.64%) MCP
11 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
11 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (13.64%) Local Government
11 3 (13.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (13.64%) Server Patching
11 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (9.09%) Change Control
12 2 (9.09%) Office 365

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Intranet
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Local Government
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.09%) iPad
2 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Service Management
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) ITSM
3 5 (22.73%) Line Management
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.64%) Server Patching
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) Patch Management
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (13.64%) MCP
3 2 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) HNC
4 1 (4.55%) HND
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
2 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Avaya
3 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.09%) Forcepoint
3 2 (9.09%) LANDesk
3 2 (9.09%) Lotus
3 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 2 (9.09%) Tripwire
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
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