The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 103 92 74
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 6 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.51% 1.13% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 1.18% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 8
Average salary £21,000 £26,000 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +22.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £22,500 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £32,250 £22,800
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £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
1133 1186 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.10% 95.41% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 1052 665
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Support in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 3 £21,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +8 2 £21,000 -6.66%
Chatham - 1 £24,000 -
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited IT Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Support in their job title.

1 32 (84.21%) Windows
2 28 (73.68%) Windows 7
3 26 (68.42%) ITIL
4 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 17 (44.74%) Wireless
6 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
7 16 (42.11%) Firewall
8 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (31.58%) MCSE
9 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
10 11 (28.95%) Degree
11 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
11 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
12 6 (15.79%) MySQL
13 5 (13.16%) PHP
14 4 (10.53%) HTML
14 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
14 4 (10.53%) MCP
14 4 (10.53%) MS Office
14 4 (10.53%) HNC
14 4 (10.53%) HND
14 4 (10.53%) Advertising
14 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
15 3 (7.89%) MCITP
15 3 (7.89%) Logistics
15 3 (7.89%) Change Management
15 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
15 3 (7.89%) SLA

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited IT Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) Wireless
2 16 (42.11%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (10.53%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) HTML
2 3 (7.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) AS400
2 1 (2.63%) Replication
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (84.21%) Windows
2 28 (73.68%) Windows 7
3 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.26%) Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) ITIL
2 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
2 3 (7.89%) Change Management
2 3 (7.89%) Logistics
3 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.26%) Business Development
3 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (2.63%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) PHP
2 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) VBScript
3 2 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (2.63%) RPG IV
4 1 (2.63%) RPG
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (31.58%) MCSE
3 11 (28.95%) Degree
4 4 (10.53%) MCP
4 4 (10.53%) HNC
4 4 (10.53%) HND
5 3 (7.89%) MCITP
6 2 (5.26%) A+ Certification
6 2 (5.26%) MCSA
6 2 (5.26%) CCNA
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Lotus
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
2 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) WatchGuard
3 1 (2.63%) GFI Software
3 1 (2.63%) Symantec
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