The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Technician
South East / Kent
Rank 83 97 106
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.25% 0.19% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.19% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Median salary £23,500 £24,250 £21,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.09% +11.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £19,650 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £28,850 £26,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,500 £23,500 £23,500

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
792 1035 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.54% 97.55% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 631 916 966
Median salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Support Technician in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 1 £24,500 -
Support Technician
South East

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Support Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Apple
4 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) MS Office
4 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Back Office
4 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) Android
4 4 (40.00%) Mac OS
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (30.00%) AS400
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) MCSE
6 2 (20.00%) MCSA
6 2 (20.00%) RPG
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Back Office
3 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (30.00%) AS400
3 1 (10.00%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Android
3 4 (40.00%) Mac OS
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Apple
4 2 (20.00%) Infor
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (10.00%) Remedy
5 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow