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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
South East / Kent
Rank 61 60 93
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 24 37 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.96% 3.54% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 3.63% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 19
Median salary £28,000 £23,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%

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
792 1020 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.54% 97.51% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 632 906 967
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 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 21 January 2017.

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 21 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
Tunbridge Wells +17 3 £32,500 +41.30% 1
West Malling -2 3 £33,000 -26.66%
Maidstone -12 3 £21,500 +16.21% 1
Longfield - 2 £22,500 -
Sittingbourne - 2 £22,500 -
Sevenoaks +1 1 £30,000 +29.03% 1
Chatham -9 1 - -
IT Support
South East

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 43 (84.31%) Windows
2 35 (68.63%) Active Directory
3 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 22 (43.14%) Windows Server
5 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (35.29%) MS Office
7 17 (33.33%) WAN
7 17 (33.33%) DHCP
7 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 17 (33.33%) LAN
7 17 (33.33%) Office 365
8 16 (31.37%) VMware
9 15 (29.41%) MS Exchange
9 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (25.49%) DNS
11 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
13 10 (19.61%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (19.61%) CCNA
13 10 (19.61%) MCSE
14 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
15 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (13.73%) Apple
16 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
16 7 (13.73%) ITIL
16 7 (13.73%) SCCM
17 6 (11.76%) Wireless
17 6 (11.76%) MCP

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 15 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.92%) CMS
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (35.29%) MS Office
2 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) DHCP
1 17 (33.33%) LAN
1 17 (33.33%) WAN
2 13 (25.49%) DNS
3 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 6 (11.76%) VoIP
3 6 (11.76%) Wireless
4 5 (9.80%) VLAN
4 5 (9.80%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (7.84%) Firewall
5 4 (7.84%) SAN
6 1 (1.96%) ADSL
6 1 (1.96%) Internet
6 1 (1.96%) Intranet
6 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Advertising
2 3 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.96%) French Language
3 1 (1.96%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) EDI
1 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) AS400
1 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 3 (5.88%) iPhone
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.96%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 43 (84.31%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) Windows Server
3 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
6 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (7.84%) Android
7 4 (7.84%) Linux
7 4 (7.84%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) ITIL
1 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
2 6 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (9.80%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (7.84%) ERP
5 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.88%) Project Management
5 3 (5.88%) Server Building
6 2 (3.92%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.92%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.92%) Migration
6 2 (3.92%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.96%) Benchmarking
7 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.96%) Change Management
7 1 (1.96%) CRM
7 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.96%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) RPG
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (19.61%) CCNA
2 10 (19.61%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (19.61%) MCSE
3 6 (11.76%) A+ Certification
3 6 (11.76%) MCP
3 6 (11.76%) MCSA
4 5 (9.80%) Degree
5 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.92%) MCITP
7 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (68.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 16 (31.37%) VMware
3 7 (13.73%) Apple
4 6 (11.76%) Cisco
5 4 (7.84%) Citrix
5 4 (7.84%) Infor
6 3 (5.88%) HP
7 2 (3.92%) Mitel
8 1 (1.96%) Dell
8 1 (1.96%) Google
8 1 (1.96%) Nortel
Sevenoaks, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £28k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Gravesend
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago