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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 73 86 78
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 23 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.31% 0.84% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 0.87% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 2
Average salary £42,500 £24,875 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.85% -19.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £21,450 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,850 £37,350
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -9.61%
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
965 1040 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.79% 97.20% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 794 898 656
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 19 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Westerham - 5 £24,750 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +27 3 £42,500 +88.88%
Maidstone -2 1 £21,000 -35.38%
Dartford - 1 £32,500 - 1
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 42 (89.36%) Windows
2 31 (65.96%) Windows 7
3 28 (59.57%) ITIL
3 28 (59.57%) Active Directory
4 27 (57.45%) MS Exchange
4 27 (57.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (46.81%) Wireless
6 20 (42.55%) Firewall
7 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (29.79%) MS Excel
8 12 (25.53%) MCSE
8 12 (25.53%) Windows XP
8 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
8 12 (25.53%) Degree
9 11 (23.40%) MS Office
10 8 (17.02%) Windows 8
10 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (14.89%) LAN
11 7 (14.89%) WAN
12 6 (12.77%) Logistics
13 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (10.64%) VB
14 4 (8.51%) MCP
14 4 (8.51%) HNC
14 4 (8.51%) HND
14 4 (8.51%) VPN
14 4 (8.51%) Internet
14 4 (8.51%) SAN
14 4 (8.51%) VMware
14 4 (8.51%) Advertising

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (57.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.26%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 14 (29.79%) MS Excel
2 11 (23.40%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (46.81%) Wireless
2 20 (42.55%) Firewall
3 7 (14.89%) LAN
3 7 (14.89%) WAN
4 4 (8.51%) VPN
4 4 (8.51%) SAN
4 4 (8.51%) Internet
5 3 (6.38%) DNS
5 3 (6.38%) DHCP
5 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.26%) Intranet
7 1 (2.13%) ADSL
7 1 (2.13%) VLAN
7 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (8.51%) Advertising
2 3 (6.38%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) NHS
1 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.26%) AS400
2 1 (2.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 42 (89.36%) Windows
2 31 (65.96%) Windows 7
3 27 (57.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (25.53%) Windows XP
5 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (17.02%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.26%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.26%) Linux
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Logistics
3 3 (6.38%) Change Management
4 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.26%) CRM
4 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.26%) Business Development
4 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.13%) Network Management
5 1 (2.13%) People Management
5 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) VB
2 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.38%) PHP
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.26%) VBScript
4 1 (2.13%) RPG
4 1 (2.13%) SQL
4 1 (2.13%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (25.53%) MCSE
2 12 (25.53%) Degree
3 4 (8.51%) MCP
3 4 (8.51%) HNC
3 4 (8.51%) HND
4 2 (4.26%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.26%) MCITP
4 2 (4.26%) MCSA
4 2 (4.26%) CCNA
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (59.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) VMware
3 3 (6.38%) Citrix
4 2 (4.26%) Lotus
4 2 (4.26%) Apple
4 2 (4.26%) Symantec
4 2 (4.26%) WatchGuard
4 2 (4.26%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) Kaspersky
5 1 (2.13%) Veeam
5 1 (2.13%) GFI Software
5 1 (2.13%) McAfee
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
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