The median annual salary for a IT Support Technician was £19,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support Technician
South East / Kent
Rank 80 105 90
Rank change year-on-year +25 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.63% 0.088% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.090% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Median salary £19,000 £30,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.66% +15.38%  
UK excluding London median salary £21,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year -8.69% -2.12%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 776 1115 908
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.61% 97.72% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 631 967 818
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent that featured IT Support Technician in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Technician in Kent

IT Support Technician
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for IT Support Technician in Kent

IT 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 IT Support Technician within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
West Malling - 4 £19,000 -
Chatham - 1 £24,000 -
IT Support Technician
South East

IT Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT 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 IT Support Technician in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) AS400
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Infor
5 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) RPG
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (11.11%) Office 365
6 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) MCP
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) MCSE
6 1 (11.11%) MCSA

IT 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) AS400
2 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Infor
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
Maidstone, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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