The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician 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
Support Technician
Rank 93 91 89
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 8 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.74% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.31% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 4
Average salary £19,000 - £19,750
90% offered a salary of more than £15,500 - £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 - £21,200
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,000 £22,750
% change year-on-year
- +1.09%
Support Technician
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%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Kent region.

Support Technician Salary Trend in Kent

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in Kent

Support Technician
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician 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
(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
Sevenoaks - 3 £15,500 -
Tonbridge - 2 £24,500 -
Support Technician
South East

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Support Technician 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 Support Technician in their job title.

1 15 (78.95%) SQL
1 15 (78.95%) SLA
2 10 (52.63%) System Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Macromedia
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) MS Office
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Avaya
5 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) 3G
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee
5 1 (5.26%) Sophos
5 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
5 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.26%) IIS
5 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.26%) Legal
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Android

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Support Technician 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 Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) WorkSite
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) 3G
1 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) iPhone
1 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) System Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Data Entry
2 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
2 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Macromedia
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Avaya
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee
2 1 (5.26%) Sophos
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
Canterbury, Kent
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £25,000 per annum + Good Benefits
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