The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Assistant role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Assistant
Rank 70 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Assistant 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.17% - 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £22,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £25,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Support Assistant
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
590 722 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 97.36% 94.13% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 487 626 426
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Support Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Support Assistant Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Support Assistant
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Support Assistant Salary Trend in Somerset

Support Assistant
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Assistant within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bath - 1 £22,500 -
Support Assistant
South West

Support Assistant
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Support Assistant
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware