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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 15 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 19 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 12.26% - 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.84% - 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 1
Average salary £32,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
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
148 210 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 95.48% 94.59% 93.24%
Number of salaries quoted 138 178 60
Average salary £35,000 £39,191 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.69% +37.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,450 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 23 (74.19%) Windows
1 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 21 (67.74%) Active Directory
2 21 (67.74%) Citrix
2 21 (67.74%) VMware
3 13 (41.94%) WSUS
3 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (41.94%) PowerShell
3 13 (41.94%) vSphere
3 13 (41.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 13 (41.94%) Symantec
3 13 (41.94%) BCP
3 13 (41.94%) Backup Exec
3 13 (41.94%) VBScript
3 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
3 13 (41.94%) DHCP
3 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
3 13 (41.94%) DNS
4 10 (32.26%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
4 10 (32.26%) SonicWALL
4 10 (32.26%) Blue Coat
4 10 (32.26%) JNCIA
4 10 (32.26%) Aruba
4 10 (32.26%) F5
4 10 (32.26%) Lumension
4 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (32.26%) Trend Micro
4 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
4 10 (32.26%) SLA

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) DHCP
1 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
1 13 (41.94%) DNS
2 10 (32.26%) Internet
2 10 (32.26%) Firewall
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco PIX
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Windows XP
2 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) BCP
2 10 (32.26%) Change Management
2 10 (32.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) VBScript
1 13 (41.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) CCNA
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (32.26%) CCSA
1 10 (32.26%) JNCIA
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (67.74%) Active Directory
2 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (41.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) Backup Exec
1 13 (41.94%) WSUS
1 13 (41.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 21 (67.74%) Citrix
2 21 (67.74%) VMware
3 13 (41.94%) Symantec
4 10 (32.26%) McAfee
4 10 (32.26%) Websense
4 10 (32.26%) Clearswift
4 10 (32.26%) Juniper
4 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
4 10 (32.26%) Blue Coat
4 10 (32.26%) SonicWALL
4 10 (32.26%) Trend Micro
4 10 (32.26%) Aruba
4 10 (32.26%) F5
4 10 (32.26%) Lumension
4 10 (32.26%) Cisco
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