The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Assistant role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support Assistant in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Assistant
Rank 859 878 850
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -28
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Assistant 7 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.009% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 5
Average salary £27,500 £22,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £17,500 £16,600
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,000 £23,400
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £18,750 £20,750
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.63%
IT Support Assistant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95842 101955 94501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.45% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 80836 83289 79215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

IT Support Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Support Assistant in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Support Assistant Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Support Assistant
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Support Assistant across the England region.

IT Support Assistant Salary Trend in England

IT Support Assistant
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support Assistant across the England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

IT Support Assistant Salary Histogram in England

IT Support Assistant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Assistant within the England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +12 3 £27,500 +17.02%
London +10 2 £31,250 +38.88% 3
South East +3 1 £18,000 +2.85%
South West - 1 £22,500 -
IT Support Assistant
UK

IT Support Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited IT Support Assistant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Support Assistant in their job title.

1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) MS Office
3 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 13 (54.17%) Degree
4 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 8 (33.33%) Law
5 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 7 (29.17%) Windows 8
7 5 (20.83%) Legal
7 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.83%) Citrix
8 4 (16.67%) Avaya
8 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
8 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
8 4 (16.67%) SQL
8 4 (16.67%) Document Management
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (12.50%) Epicor Vantage
9 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 3 (12.50%) Time Management
9 3 (12.50%) Finance
9 3 (12.50%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
9 3 (12.50%) ERP
9 3 (12.50%) Epicor
9 3 (12.50%) Internet
10 2 (8.33%) DHCP
10 2 (8.33%) VPN
10 2 (8.33%) DNS

IT Support Assistant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited IT Support Assistant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Support Assistant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (62.50%) MS Office
2 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (12.50%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) DHCP
2 2 (8.33%) VPN
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) VLAN
3 1 (4.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 8 (33.33%) Law
2 5 (20.83%) Legal
3 3 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Publishing
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) iPhone
3 2 (8.33%) iPad
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (29.17%) Windows 8
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Document Management
2 3 (12.50%) Time Management
2 3 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.17%) Software Licensing
4 1 (4.17%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) CAD
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) Avaya
4 3 (12.50%) Epicor
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Apple
6 1 (4.17%) Sophos
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