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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 94 92 75
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.39% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.28% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £21,500 £19,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% -34.48%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +2.17%
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
1002 1079 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.28% 97.74% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 841 927 712
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
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 22 August 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
Whitstable -2 1 £21,500 +4.87%
Support Technician
South East

Support Technician
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
Kent
EVAK Technologies Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago