Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for COM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited COM over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 122 153
Rank change year-on-year +12 +31 +1
Permanent jobs citing COM 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.075% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.43% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Kent median annual salary £31,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.00% -9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £30,750 £42,000 £29,700
90th Percentile £32,250 £56,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £42,250 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.05% +11.76% +6.25%

COM is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 555 696 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 41.79% 40.25% 46.73%
Number of salaries quoted 438 597 921
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,350 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing COM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for COM in Kent

COM
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COM in Kent.

Salary trend for COM in Kent

COM
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 1 £31,500 -
COM
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing COM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for COM.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

COM
Co-occurring 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 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Field Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft