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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Assistant
Rank 848 821 868
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Assistant 32 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.025% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.027% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 17
Average salary £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £15,750 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £18,000 £20,750
% change year-on-year
+30.55% -13.25%
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
99334 94125 105556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81237 79015 90798
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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 +9 18 £22,250 +41.26%
London -7 8 £27,500 +20.87% 2
East of England -13 4 £25,000 +11.11%
East Midlands - 1 £22,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £19,000 -
Support Assistant
UK

Support Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
2 23 (33.33%) SQL
3 22 (31.88%) Windows
4 13 (18.84%) MS Office
5 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
5 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
6 10 (14.49%) SAP
6 10 (14.49%) Marketing
7 9 (13.04%) Windows XP
7 9 (13.04%) Active Directory
7 9 (13.04%) Finance
8 8 (11.59%) Change Management
8 8 (11.59%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (11.59%) Business Transformation
9 7 (10.14%) MS Project
10 6 (8.70%) Windows 7
11 5 (7.25%) HTML
11 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
11 5 (7.25%) Adobe
11 5 (7.25%) Firewall
12 4 (5.80%) .NET
12 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
12 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
12 4 (5.80%) MS Access
12 4 (5.80%) ISO 9001
12 4 (5.80%) DNS
12 4 (5.80%) Citrix
12 4 (5.80%) Apple
12 4 (5.80%) Blackberry
12 4 (5.80%) Project Management

Support Assistant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.45%) WorkSite
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Office
2 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
3 8 (11.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (10.14%) MS Project
5 3 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.45%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Firewall
2 4 (5.80%) DNS
3 3 (4.35%) LAN
3 3 (4.35%) WAN
3 3 (4.35%) DHCP
3 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.45%) VPN
4 1 (1.45%) Internet
4 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.45%) NAS
4 1 (1.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) MS Access
3 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
1 4 (5.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 4 (5.80%) Axure RP
General
1 10 (14.49%) Marketing
2 9 (13.04%) Finance
3 4 (5.80%) Law
4 3 (4.35%) Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Local Government
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) HTML
2 4 (5.80%) .NET
3 1 (1.45%) CSS
3 1 (1.45%) LAMP
3 1 (1.45%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Blackberry
1 4 (5.80%) Kindle
1 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) SWIFT
2 3 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (4.35%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.90%) iPhone
4 1 (1.45%) EPoS
4 1 (1.45%) LIMS
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) Windows
2 9 (13.04%) Windows XP
3 6 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.90%) Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.59%) Change Management
1 8 (11.59%) Business Transformation
2 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
2 4 (5.80%) Project Management
2 4 (5.80%) Scrum
2 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
3 3 (4.35%) Wealth Management
4 2 (2.90%) Time Management
4 2 (2.90%) ITIL
4 2 (2.90%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.45%) Email Management
5 1 (1.45%) Line Management
5 1 (1.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.45%) Information Management
5 1 (1.45%) Data Analysis
5 1 (1.45%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.45%) Web Development
5 1 (1.45%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.45%) GNVQ
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) MCP
3 1 (1.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
1 1 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.49%) SAP
3 5 (7.25%) Adobe
4 4 (5.80%) Citrix
4 4 (5.80%) Apple
5 3 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.35%) Reuters
5 3 (4.35%) Bloomberg
5 3 (4.35%) Murex
6 2 (2.90%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.90%) Lotus
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco
7 1 (1.45%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.45%) Avaya
7 1 (1.45%) Juniper
7 1 (1.45%) NetApp
7 1 (1.45%) Symantec
7 1 (1.45%) VMware
7 1 (1.45%) Zend
7 1 (1.45%) Trayport
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