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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 81 77 93
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 6 29 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.65% 2.65% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 2.73% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 6
Median salary £29,000 £28,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +30.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £22,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £34,300 £27,750
UK excluding London median salary £26,250 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +6.00%
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
900 1061 1000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.04% 96.98% 98.43%
Number of salaries quoted 801 949 836
Median salary £38,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 August 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
Tonbridge +3 1 - -
Whitstable - 1 £21,000 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
6 7 (46.67%) MS Office
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 5 (33.33%) Driving Licence
8 4 (26.67%) MCP
9 3 (20.00%) Firewall
9 3 (20.00%) MCSA
9 3 (20.00%) CCNA
9 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (20.00%) Cisco
9 3 (20.00%) Degree
9 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
10 2 (13.33%) iPad
10 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
10 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (13.33%) SLA
10 2 (13.33%) ITIL
10 2 (13.33%) Intranet
11 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (6.67%) Management Information System

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 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Intranet
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (13.33%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Time Management
2 1 (6.67%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) MCP
3 3 (20.00%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) HNC
4 1 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Samsung
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
Kent
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