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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 84 107 87
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 8 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.83% 0.16% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.17% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 6
Average salary £15,000 £21,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.54%
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
909 1184 1164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.79% 96.26% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 821 968 981
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
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
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 24 April 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 £15,000 -
Maidstone +28 1 £22,000 +18.91%
Folkestone - 1 - -
Whitstable - 1 £21,500 -
Support Technician
South East

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (63.64%) SLA
2 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) System Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Macromedia
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) MCP
5 2 (18.18%) Zeacom
6 1 (9.09%) Data Entry
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (9.09%) Office 365
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
6 1 (9.09%) Sophos
6 1 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Avaya
6 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
6 1 (9.09%) Thin Client

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) System Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Data Entry
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Macromedia
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Zeacom
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) Sophos
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £13,000 to £15,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago