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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Assistant
Rank 907 917 953
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Assistant 24 19 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.018% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.019% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 21
Average salary £21,582 £18,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.89% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,770 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £21,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £18,000 £18,750
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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
93191 100011 107473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.55% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79083 82449 87918
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
North West +21 10 £17,000 -8.77%
London +11 7 £27,500 +30.95%
South East +35 5 £22,163 +19.80%
Yorkshire - 2 £20,000 -
IT Support Assistant
UK

IT Support Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) MS Office
2 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.90%) Apple iOS
4 12 (30.77%) Android
5 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
6 9 (23.08%) Office 365
6 9 (23.08%) Finance
6 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 9 (23.08%) LAN
6 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 8 (20.51%) WAN
7 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
8 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (17.95%) VMware
8 7 (17.95%) Wireless
9 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
9 6 (15.38%) MCITP
9 6 (15.38%) Degree
10 5 (12.82%) iPhone
10 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
10 5 (12.82%) Windows 10
10 5 (12.82%) Firewall
10 5 (12.82%) Data Security
11 4 (10.26%) Automotive
11 4 (10.26%) Avaya
11 4 (10.26%) FTP
11 4 (10.26%) C++

IT Support Assistant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (43.59%) MS Office
2 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) LAN
2 8 (20.51%) WAN
3 7 (17.95%) Wireless
4 5 (12.82%) Firewall
5 4 (10.26%) FTP
6 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.69%) VoIP
6 3 (7.69%) VPN
7 2 (5.13%) DHCP
7 2 (5.13%) DNS
7 2 (5.13%) SAN
7 2 (5.13%) VLAN
7 2 (5.13%) WLAN
8 1 (2.56%) Broadband
8 1 (2.56%) Internet
8 1 (2.56%) SMS
8 1 (2.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Automotive
3 3 (7.69%) Law
3 3 (7.69%) Legal
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
1 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
1 4 (10.26%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) iPhone
2 4 (10.26%) Driving Licence
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Replication
4 2 (5.13%) iPad
5 1 (2.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Apple iOS
3 12 (30.77%) Android
4 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
5 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
5 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (12.82%) Windows 10
8 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Data Security
1 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
2 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
2 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (7.69%) Information Security
2 3 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (5.13%) Time Management
4 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.56%) Coaching
4 1 (2.56%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) C++
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
1 6 (15.38%) MCITP
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.69%) A+ Certification
2 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.69%) MCSA
2 3 (7.69%) MCSE
2 3 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.13%) CCNA
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) vSphere
3 2 (5.13%) XenApp
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) VMware
3 4 (10.26%) Avaya
4 3 (7.69%) Dell
4 3 (7.69%) HP
4 3 (7.69%) SonicWALL
4 3 (7.69%) Sophos
5 2 (5.13%) Adobe
5 2 (5.13%) Apple
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) Mitel
6 1 (2.56%) Altiris
6 1 (2.56%) SAP