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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Assistant
Rank 845 876 859
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Assistant 30 31 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.028% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.029% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 11
Average salary £19,500 £22,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.35% -11.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,662 £16,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £18,000 £22,000 £20,674
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +6.41%
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
97876 106372 100372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.57% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80918 87012 84539
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 April 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 17 April 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 +35 8 £18,000 -55.00%
South East -1 8 £21,125 -17.15% 4
London +5 6 £26,500 +17.77% 4
North West - 4 £18,635 -
South West -12 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £22,500 -
Support Assistant
UK

Support Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 37 (57.81%) MS Office
2 34 (53.13%) Windows
3 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
4 24 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 18 (28.13%) Active Directory
6 16 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 15 (23.44%) DHCP
7 15 (23.44%) DNS
8 14 (21.88%) Apple
8 14 (21.88%) VPN
9 13 (20.31%) Windows 7
9 13 (20.31%) HP
9 13 (20.31%) Windows XP
10 12 (18.75%) SQL
10 12 (18.75%) Hyper-V
11 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (15.63%) iPad
11 10 (15.63%) MCP
12 9 (14.06%) Sophos
12 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (14.06%) Degree
12 9 (14.06%) SonicWALL
13 8 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
14 7 (10.94%) Marketing
14 7 (10.94%) Law
15 6 (9.38%) Change Management
15 6 (9.38%) Internet
15 6 (9.38%) SAP
15 6 (9.38%) Avaya

Support Assistant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.56%) WorkSite
3 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (57.81%) MS Office
2 24 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 8 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.13%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (1.56%) MS Project
5 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) DHCP
1 15 (23.44%) DNS
2 14 (21.88%) VPN
3 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.38%) Internet
4 5 (7.81%) WAN
4 5 (7.81%) LAN
5 2 (3.13%) Skype
6 1 (1.56%) Extranet
6 1 (1.56%) DSL
6 1 (1.56%) Firewall
6 1 (1.56%) VoIP
6 1 (1.56%) ADSL
6 1 (1.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (10.94%) Law
1 7 (10.94%) Marketing
2 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.81%) Finance
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Legal
5 2 (3.13%) Advertising
6 1 (1.56%) Military
6 1 (1.56%) Billing
6 1 (1.56%) Korean Language
6 1 (1.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) COM
1 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) iPad
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) NHS
4 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 34 (53.13%) Windows
2 13 (20.31%) Windows XP
2 13 (20.31%) Windows 7
3 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (9.38%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.25%) Android
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.13%) Linux
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.38%) Change Management
1 6 (9.38%) Business Transformation
2 5 (7.81%) Web Design
3 4 (6.25%) ERP
3 4 (6.25%) Line Management
4 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
4 3 (4.69%) CRM
4 3 (4.69%) Document Management
4 3 (4.69%) Time Management
5 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.13%) Release Management
5 2 (3.13%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.13%) DRM
5 2 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (1.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.56%) Web Development
6 1 (1.56%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.56%) Market Research
6 1 (1.56%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) SQL
2 5 (7.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) MCP
2 9 (14.06%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) DameWare
1 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.88%) Apple
3 13 (20.31%) HP
4 9 (14.06%) Sophos
4 9 (14.06%) SonicWALL
5 6 (9.38%) SAP
5 6 (9.38%) Avaya
6 2 (3.13%) Epicor
6 2 (3.13%) Citrix
6 2 (3.13%) Peoplefluent
6 2 (3.13%) Lumesse
6 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.56%) Draytek
7 1 (1.56%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.56%) Altiris
7 1 (1.56%) IBM
7 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
Kingswinford, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £15000.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
Farfetch.com
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
East Surrey College
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Guildford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Greenwich, London
University of Greenwich
Salary: £15,765 to £18,549 plus £4,452 London weighting per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £15000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Exeter, Devon, South West
Met Office
Salary: £21,264-£23,790 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
South East London
The Client Relationship Consultancy
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago