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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 21 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 2 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 2.50% 7.92% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 7.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £27,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
78 101 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 97.50% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 73 91 131
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) BCP
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
Maidstone, Kent
Talent Spa
Salary: £17k - 20k per year
Posted: 5 days ago