The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 74 80 70
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 29 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.58% 1.15% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 1.18% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 6
Average salary £24,750 £26,000 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.80% +11.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £19,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,500 £43,375
UK excluding London average salary £24,250 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.04% -4.00%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1098 1015 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.86% 97.13% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 947 864 686
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
IT Support
South East

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 - 13 £24,750 - 1
Maidstone - 3 £42,500 -
Tonbridge +6 2 £42,500 +269.56%
Sittingbourne - 2 - -
Stansted - 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £22,500 -
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 34 (91.89%) Windows
2 30 (81.08%) Active Directory
3 28 (75.68%) MS Exchange
3 28 (75.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (62.16%) Windows 7
4 23 (62.16%) Wireless
5 20 (54.05%) Firewall
6 17 (45.95%) ITIL
7 13 (35.14%) MS Office
8 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
9 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (21.62%) LAN
9 8 (21.62%) WAN
10 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
10 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
11 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (16.22%) Degree
12 5 (13.51%) Logistics
12 5 (13.51%) VMware
12 5 (13.51%) VPN
12 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
13 4 (10.81%) DHCP
13 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
13 4 (10.81%) DNS
13 4 (10.81%) MCP
13 4 (10.81%) HNC
13 4 (10.81%) HND
13 4 (10.81%) VB
13 4 (10.81%) SAN

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (75.68%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.41%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) MS Office
2 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (62.16%) Wireless
2 20 (54.05%) Firewall
3 8 (21.62%) LAN
3 8 (21.62%) WAN
4 5 (13.51%) VPN
5 4 (10.81%) DHCP
5 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.81%) DNS
5 4 (10.81%) SAN
5 4 (10.81%) Internet
6 2 (5.41%) Intranet
7 1 (2.70%) VLAN
7 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.70%) SSL
7 1 (2.70%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
General
1 4 (10.81%) Advertising
2 3 (8.11%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.41%) NHS
2 2 (5.41%) AS400
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 34 (91.89%) Windows
2 28 (75.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (62.16%) Windows 7
4 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
5 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.41%) Linux
7 2 (5.41%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Logistics
3 2 (5.41%) CRM
3 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.41%) Business Development
4 1 (2.70%) Software Architecture
4 1 (2.70%) Network Management
4 1 (2.70%) Migration
4 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) VB
2 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.41%) PHP
3 2 (5.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) MCP
2 4 (10.81%) HNC
2 4 (10.81%) HND
3 3 (8.11%) MCSE
4 2 (5.41%) MCSA
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.41%) A+ Certification
4 2 (5.41%) CCNA
4 2 (5.41%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) MCTS
System Software
1 30 (81.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco
4 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) Lotus
4 2 (5.41%) Apple
4 2 (5.41%) Symantec
4 2 (5.41%) McAfee
4 2 (5.41%) WatchGuard
4 2 (5.41%) Veeam
5 1 (2.70%) GFI Software
5 1 (2.70%) ZyXEL
5 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.70%) NETGEAR
5 1 (2.70%) Kaspersky
5 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.70%) Sage
5 1 (2.70%) Sun
5 1 (2.70%) HP
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Westerham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago