The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Support 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
Technical Support
Rank - 19 29
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone - 10.91% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category - 11.01% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 1
Average salary - £37,500 £15,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +145.90%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.63%
Technical Support
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone 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
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110 109 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 94.02% 99.09% 98.97%
Number of salaries quoted 102 101 86
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Maidstone

Technical Support
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

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

1 7 (100.00%) VBScript
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec
1 7 (100.00%) BCP
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
1 7 (100.00%) WSUS
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) VBScript
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 7 (100.00%) WSUS
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec
1 7 (100.00%) VMware