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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 84 64 83
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 17 30 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.57% 3.06% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 3.15% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 9
Average salary £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £24,125 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,250 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +6.38%
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
1030 953 1051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.11% 97.15% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 937 788 899
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
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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
Tunbridge Wells -28 6 £26,500 -37.64% 2
Sevenoaks - 3 £40,000 -
Dartford +4 1 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Maidstone - 1 £22,500 - 1
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
3 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
4 12 (36.36%) MS Office
5 10 (30.30%) VMware
5 10 (30.30%) SQL
5 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
5 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
6 8 (24.24%) SLA
6 8 (24.24%) DNS
7 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
7 7 (21.21%) Blackberry
7 7 (21.21%) Firewall
8 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
8 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 5 (15.15%) HTML
9 5 (15.15%) Linux
10 4 (12.12%) IIS
10 4 (12.12%) Cisco
10 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
10 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
10 4 (12.12%) Internet
10 4 (12.12%) Citrix
10 4 (12.12%) SAN
10 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
10 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
10 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
10 4 (12.12%) SCCM
10 4 (12.12%) Finance

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) IIS
3 3 (9.09%) Lync
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.03%) CMS
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) WorkSite
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Office
2 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) DNS
2 7 (21.21%) Firewall
3 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.12%) SAN
4 4 (12.12%) Internet
5 3 (9.09%) iSCSI
5 3 (9.09%) VoIP
5 3 (9.09%) DHCP
6 2 (6.06%) FTP
7 1 (3.03%) HTTP
7 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.03%) WAN
7 1 (3.03%) Broadband
7 1 (3.03%) LAN
7 1 (3.03%) NAS
7 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.03%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Informix
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
1 4 (12.12%) Advertising
2 3 (9.09%) French Language
2 3 (9.09%) German Language
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) CSS
2 2 (6.06%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) iPhone
2 1 (3.03%) iSeries
2 1 (3.03%) iPad
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Linux
4 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) UNIX
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
1 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
2 3 (9.09%) Data Entry
3 2 (6.06%) Service Management
3 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.06%) Release Management
3 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.06%) ITSM
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.03%) Change Management
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL
4 1 (3.03%) CRM
4 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.03%) Time Management
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CCNA
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.06%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) MCSA
2 1 (3.03%) MCP
2 1 (3.03%) MCTS
2 1 (3.03%) MCITP
2 1 (3.03%) CCENT
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) SLA
2 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) SCOM
2 3 (9.09%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) VMware
3 4 (12.12%) Citrix
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (6.06%) Avaya
6 1 (3.03%) CommVault
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) Apple
6 1 (3.03%) McAfee
6 1 (3.03%) Sophos
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
Canterbury, Kent
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £25,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Annapurna
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidstone
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Annapurna
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago