Period
to 16 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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

Support Technician
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 97 131
Rank change year-on-year +2 +34 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 8 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.72% 1.47% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.49% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 7
Kent median annual salary £27,500 £23,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.28% -7.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £18,000 £20,375 £18,300
90th Percentile £29,775 £28,875 £29,250
South East median annual salary £25,500 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year +8.51% - +6.82%

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 1,057 1,338 1,939
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.74% 98.17% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 893 1,165 1,708
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +2.85%
10th Percentile £22,100 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Kent

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Support Technician in Kent

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Technician in Kent over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Technician in Kent

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 Support Technician within the Kent region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. 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
Tonbridge - 3 £18,000 -
Dover - 2 £27,500 -
Folkestone - 2 £27,500 -
Canterbury +13 1 £22,500 -18.18%
Support Technician
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, Support Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Apple
3 3 (37.50%) DBS Check
4 2 (25.00%) IT Audit
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Mimecast
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter

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%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) IT Audit
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) DBS Check
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) VMware