The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Help Desk Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Help Desk Support
South East / Kent
Rank 82 90 103
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 6 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.73% 0.87% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.89% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 7
Median salary £21,750 £22,500 £19,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,375 £17,200 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £21,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £21,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -

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
799 1010 1070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.44% 97.49% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 638 900 971
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Help Desk Support
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Help Desk Support Salary Trend in Kent

Help Desk 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 Help Desk Support within the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Chatham - 1 £24,500 -
Dartford - 1 £19,000 -
Stansted - 1 £28,000 -
Help Desk Support
South East

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Help Desk 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 Help Desk Support in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) LANDesk
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 4 (40.00%) Remedy
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Acrobat
6 1 (10.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) Symantec
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) JIRA
6 1 (10.00%) German Language
6 1 (10.00%) AS400
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server

Help Desk 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:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) Acrobat
3 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) LANDesk
2 4 (40.00%) Remedy
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec