The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 63 72 67
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 22 34 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.26% 3.07% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 3.18% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 32
Median salary £26,956 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.14% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £15,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,500 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
IT 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
955 1070 1109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.05% 96.75% 98.84%
Number of salaries quoted 845 946 957
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

IT Support
Salary Trend in Kent

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Kent

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Kent

IT 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 IT Support within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Faversham - 5 £21,500 -
Canterbury - 4 £26,956 -
Sittingbourne - 3 £27,500 -
Longfield - 2 £23,750 -
Maidstone +11 1 £52,500 +75.00%
Whitstable - 1 £25,000 -
Chatham - 1 £38,000 -
Folkestone - 1 £27,500 -
IT Support
South East

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT 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 IT Support in the job title.

1 37 (80.43%) Windows
2 29 (63.04%) Active Directory
3 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 20 (43.48%) Windows 7
5 19 (41.30%) MS Office
6 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (34.78%) Driving Licence
8 14 (30.43%) MS Exchange
9 11 (23.91%) VMware
10 10 (21.74%) DNS
10 10 (21.74%) ITIL
11 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
11 9 (19.57%) DHCP
11 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
12 8 (17.39%) Office 365
12 8 (17.39%) SLA
12 8 (17.39%) Cisco
12 8 (17.39%) Firewall
12 8 (17.39%) SAN
12 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
13 7 (15.22%) Windows 8
14 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (13.04%) Skype for Business
14 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
14 6 (13.04%) IIS
14 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013

IT 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 14 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (13.04%) IIS
2 6 (13.04%) Skype for Business
3 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (41.30%) MS Office
2 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Office 365
2 3 (6.52%) SaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) DNS
2 9 (19.57%) DHCP
3 8 (17.39%) Firewall
3 8 (17.39%) SAN
4 4 (8.70%) VLAN
4 4 (8.70%) VPN
5 3 (6.52%) LAN
5 3 (6.52%) VoIP
5 3 (6.52%) WAN
6 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.35%) Wireless
7 1 (2.17%) Internet
7 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.52%) Advertising
2 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.35%) AS400
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) FMCG
3 1 (2.17%) iPhone
3 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.17%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Windows
2 20 (43.48%) Windows 7
3 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
5 7 (15.22%) Windows 8
6 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.17%) Android
8 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (8.70%) Data Protection
3 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (2.17%) Change Management
6 1 (2.17%) ERP
6 1 (2.17%) High Availability
6 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.17%) Line Management
6 1 (2.17%) Migration
6 1 (2.17%) Project Management
6 1 (2.17%) Service Management
6 1 (2.17%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) RPG
2 1 (2.17%) C
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.87%) Degree
3 4 (8.70%) MCSA
3 4 (8.70%) MCSE
4 3 (6.52%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.17%) CCNP
5 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.17%) HND
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.17%) MCP
5 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (63.04%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.87%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (10.87%) ISA Server
5 2 (4.35%) vCloud
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (6.52%) SCCM
1 3 (6.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) VMware
3 8 (17.39%) Cisco
4 5 (10.87%) WatchGuard
5 4 (8.70%) Apple
5 4 (8.70%) Citrix
5 4 (8.70%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) Dell
6 2 (4.35%) Infor
7 1 (2.17%) ION Trading
7 1 (2.17%) MAPICS
7 1 (2.17%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (2.17%) SAP
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago