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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Assistant
Rank 857 850 871
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Assistant 13 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.006% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.006% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 3
Average salary £22,500 £19,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £19,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
101684 96224 107055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83079 80543 92244
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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
South East 0 5 £20,000 +5.26%
London -7 5 £22,500 -
East of England -2 1 £23,500 -
Yorkshire -35 1 - -
North West - 1 £17,000 -
IT Support Assistant
UK

IT Support Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 19 (52.78%) Windows
3 12 (33.33%) SQL
4 11 (30.56%) MS Office
5 9 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 7 (19.44%) Finance
8 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
8 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
8 5 (13.89%) Firewall
9 4 (11.11%) MS Access
9 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
9 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
9 4 (11.11%) DHCP
9 4 (11.11%) DNS
9 4 (11.11%) Adobe
9 4 (11.11%) Citrix
9 4 (11.11%) Apple
10 3 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (8.33%) Reuters
10 3 (8.33%) Bloomberg
10 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
10 3 (8.33%) Banking
10 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
10 3 (8.33%) Marketing
10 3 (8.33%) Murex
10 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
10 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
10 3 (8.33%) SWIFT
10 3 (8.33%) Windows 8

IT Support Assistant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.78%) WorkSite
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Office
2 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) DHCP
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) LAN
4 2 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) LDAP
5 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) MS Access
3 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) COM
1 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 3 (8.33%) iPhone
1 3 (8.33%) Hedge funds
1 3 (8.33%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.78%) iPad
2 1 (2.78%) Video Editing
2 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Linux
5 1 (2.78%) FreeBSD
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.78%) OpenBSD
5 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.33%) Wealth Management
2 1 (2.78%) Email Management
2 1 (2.78%) ERP
2 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Postfix
2 1 (2.78%) Dovecot
2 1 (2.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Adobe
2 4 (11.11%) Citrix
2 4 (11.11%) Apple
3 3 (8.33%) Murex
3 3 (8.33%) Reuters
3 3 (8.33%) Bloomberg
4 2 (5.56%) Lotus
4 2 (5.56%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.78%) Interwoven
5 1 (2.78%) Avaya