Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Maidstone during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Technical Support
Kent > Maidstone
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 51 37
Rank change year-on-year +26 -14 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 2.65% 0.45% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 0.46% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Maidstone median annual salary £30,000 £22,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% - -
Kent median annual salary £27,500 £27,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% -32.50% +31.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone. 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
Maidstone
Permanent vacancies in Maidstone with a recognized job title 112 219 210
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.12% 99.10% 98.59%
Number of salaries quoted 102 205 193
Maidstone median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,200 £21,050
90th Percentile £53,750 £61,250 £59,750
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -2.44%

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support 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 in Maidstone.

Salary trend for Technical Support in Maidstone

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Technical Support 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 Maidstone region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) ACCA
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) CIMA
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIS

Technical Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) ADSL
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (33.33%) Junos
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) AAT
1 1 (33.33%) ACCA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CIMA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIP
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) VMware