The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Support Assistant in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Assistant
Rank 818 843 850
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Assistant 31 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.020% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.021% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 10
Average salary £19,000 £32,000 £20,674
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.62% +54.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,000 £16,900
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £25,500
UK excluding London average salary £18,000 £32,750 £20,674
% change year-on-year
-45.03% +58.41%
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
94349 93880 96743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.44% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78390 76321 82592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Support Assistant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Support Assistant
Salary Trend in England

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

Support Assistant Salary Trend in England

Support Assistant
Salary Histogram in England

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

Support Assistant Salary Histogram in England

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 Support Assistant within the England region over the 3 months to 3 March 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 +10 13 £17,500 -56.25% 1
London -1 7 £27,500 -14.06%
South East -18 7 £19,000 -25.49% 1
North West - 3 £17,770 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £22,500 -
Support Assistant
UK

Support Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited 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 Support Assistant in their job title.

1 32 (43.24%) Windows
2 31 (41.89%) MS Office
3 29 (39.19%) Microsoft
4 20 (27.03%) Marketing
4 20 (27.03%) Active Directory
5 19 (25.68%) Change Management
5 19 (25.68%) SAP
5 19 (25.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (25.68%) Business Transformation
6 18 (24.32%) MS Excel
7 16 (21.62%) DNS
7 16 (21.62%) MS Exchange
7 16 (21.62%) DHCP
8 14 (18.92%) VPN
8 14 (18.92%) Apple
8 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (17.57%) Windows 7
9 13 (17.57%) HP
10 12 (16.22%) Hyper-V
11 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (13.51%) Windows XP
12 10 (13.51%) MCP
12 10 (13.51%) iPad
13 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (12.16%) SonicWALL
13 9 (12.16%) SQL
13 9 (12.16%) Sophos
14 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
15 6 (8.11%) PHP
15 6 (8.11%) Telecoms

Support Assistant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited 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 Support Assistant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) WorkSite
3 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (41.89%) MS Office
2 19 (25.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (24.32%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.62%) DHCP
1 16 (21.62%) DNS
2 14 (18.92%) VPN
3 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.76%) WAN
4 5 (6.76%) LAN
4 5 (6.76%) Internet
5 3 (4.05%) VoIP
6 1 (1.35%) ADSL
6 1 (1.35%) Broadband
6 1 (1.35%) Extranet
6 1 (1.35%) DSL
6 1 (1.35%) Firewall
General
1 20 (27.03%) Marketing
2 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.41%) Retail
4 3 (4.05%) Advertising
4 3 (4.05%) Finance
4 3 (4.05%) Law
5 2 (2.70%) Publishing
5 2 (2.70%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.35%) Billing
6 1 (1.35%) Military
6 1 (1.35%) Legal
6 1 (1.35%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) iPad
2 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Photography
3 2 (2.70%) NHS
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) AS400
4 1 (1.35%) Statistics
4 1 (1.35%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.24%) Windows
2 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (17.57%) Windows 7
4 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (13.51%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.41%) Android
7 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.35%) Linux
8 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) Change Management
1 19 (25.68%) Business Transformation
2 6 (8.11%) Web Design
3 4 (5.41%) Line Management
3 4 (5.41%) CRM
3 4 (5.41%) ERP
4 2 (2.70%) DRM
4 2 (2.70%) Project Management
4 2 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (2.70%) Business Continuity
4 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (2.70%) Release Management
4 2 (2.70%) Test Scripting
5 1 (1.35%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.35%) Document Management
5 1 (1.35%) Web Development
5 1 (1.35%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (1.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) SQL
2 6 (8.11%) PHP
3 2 (2.70%) VB
3 2 (2.70%) UniBasic
4 1 (1.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) MCP
2 2 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) DameWare
1 1 (1.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (39.19%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.68%) SAP
3 14 (18.92%) Apple
4 13 (17.57%) HP
5 9 (12.16%) Sophos
5 9 (12.16%) SonicWALL
6 4 (5.41%) Avaya
7 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.70%) Peoplefluent
7 2 (2.70%) Lumesse
7 2 (2.70%) Nortel
8 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.35%) IBM
8 1 (1.35%) Adobe
8 1 (1.35%) Draytek
8 1 (1.35%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.35%) Altiris
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Clayton Group
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £23k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich
Blue Town Online
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago