Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Support Technician was £21,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

IT Support Technician
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 120 142
Rank change year-on-year +20 +22 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 8 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.60% 0.53% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.54% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 6
Kent median annual salary £21,500 £27,500 £19,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.82% +39.24% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £15,250
90th Percentile £25,300 £29,000 £24,500
South East median annual salary £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% -11.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 1299 1678 2150
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.96% 98.24% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 1485 1921
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

IT Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured IT Support Technician in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

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 6 months to 21 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
Chatham - 6 £21,000 -
Sittingbourne 0 1 £22,000 -5.38%
IT Support Technician
South East

IT Support Technician Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCP
2 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (50.00%) AS400
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server

IT Support Technician Skill Set
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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 4 (50.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft