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

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 65 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 23 30 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.45% 2.79% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 2.88% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 33
Median salary £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £17,700 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £45,000
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
921 1041 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.08% 96.93% 98.43%
Number of salaries quoted 819 933 833
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 £23,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 August 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 29 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
Sittingbourne - 7 £27,500 -
Chatham - 2 £33,250 -
Faversham - 2 £21,500 -
Longfield - 2 £23,750 -
Dartford +7 1 £84,000 +273.33%
Folkestone - 1 £27,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £52,500 -
Whitstable - 1 £25,000 -
Canterbury - 1 £27,500 -
IT Support
South East

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 41 (85.42%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) Active Directory
3 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 21 (43.75%) MS Office
5 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (35.42%) Windows 7
7 15 (31.25%) DNS
8 14 (29.17%) DHCP
8 14 (29.17%) Driving Licence
8 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
9 13 (27.08%) ITIL
9 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
10 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 11 (22.92%) VMware
12 9 (18.75%) Office 365
13 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (14.58%) Cisco
14 7 (14.58%) SAN
14 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
14 7 (14.58%) VLAN
15 6 (12.50%) Firewall
15 6 (12.50%) SLA
15 6 (12.50%) VoIP
15 6 (12.50%) Citrix
15 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (12.50%) MCSE
15 6 (12.50%) MCSA
16 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
16 5 (10.42%) SQL Server

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 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.33%) IIS
3 4 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (43.75%) MS Office
2 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) DNS
2 14 (29.17%) DHCP
3 7 (14.58%) SAN
3 7 (14.58%) VLAN
4 6 (12.50%) Firewall
4 6 (12.50%) VoIP
5 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
5 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (8.33%) LAN
6 4 (8.33%) WAN
7 2 (4.17%) Wireless
8 1 (2.08%) Internet
8 1 (2.08%) Skype
8 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.33%) Advertising
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.17%) AS400
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) FMCG
3 1 (2.08%) iPhone
3 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.08%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 41 (85.42%) Windows
2 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (35.42%) Windows 7
4 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
5 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.42%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.08%) Android
8 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.17%) SOA
6 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.08%) Change Management
6 1 (2.08%) ERP
6 1 (2.08%) High Availability
6 1 (2.08%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.08%) Line Management
6 1 (2.08%) Migration
6 1 (2.08%) Project Management
6 1 (2.08%) Service Management
6 1 (2.08%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) RPG
2 1 (2.08%) C
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.50%) MCSA
2 6 (12.50%) MCSE
3 5 (10.42%) CCNA
4 2 (4.17%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.17%) MCP
4 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.08%) HND
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (64.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (6.25%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.08%) vCloud
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCOM
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) VMware
3 7 (14.58%) Cisco
4 6 (12.50%) Citrix
5 4 (8.33%) Apple
6 3 (6.25%) HP
6 3 (6.25%) WatchGuard
7 2 (4.17%) Infor
8 1 (2.08%) ION Trading
8 1 (2.08%) MAPICS
8 1 (2.08%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (2.08%) SAP