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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 92 90 77
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.30% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.38% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £19,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.89%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
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
965 1042 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.79% 97.29% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 794 902 666
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%

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (75.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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