The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Assistant role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Assistant
Rank 432 423 443
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Assistant 18 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.080% 0.028% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.029% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 4
Average salary £27,500 £18,000 £20,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.77% -13.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £14,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £18,800 £23,250
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £25,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +16.27%
Support Assistant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21430 20664 21850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16859 17053 18653
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Support Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Support Assistant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Support Assistant
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Support Assistant Salary Trend in the South East

Support Assistant
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Assistant across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Support Assistant Salary Histogram in the South East

Support Assistant
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Assistant within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
(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
Oxfordshire - 6 £27,500 -
Hampshire -8 4 £32,500 +140.74%
Surrey +3 3 £20,500 +7.89%
Berkshire - 3 £17,500 -
East Sussex - 2 £27,500 -
Support Assistant
England

Support Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 22 (68.75%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
4 7 (21.88%) Windows
4 7 (21.88%) Finance
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 4 (12.50%) MS Access
5 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
5 4 (12.50%) MS Project
5 4 (12.50%) .NET
5 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.50%) HTML
5 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Local Government
5 4 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (12.50%) Axure RP
5 4 (12.50%) Kindle
6 3 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (9.38%) MS Office
6 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.25%) SAP

Support Assistant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.50%) MS Project
2 3 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
3 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) LDAP
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) MS Access
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 4 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 4 (12.50%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Local Government
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
1 4 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Kindle
2 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) FreeBSD
2 1 (3.13%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Project Management
1 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
1 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
1 4 (12.50%) Scrum
1 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (6.25%) Change Management
2 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation
3 1 (3.13%) Information Management
3 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) GNVQ
2 1 (3.13%) MCP
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) KVM
2 1 (3.13%) Dovecot
2 1 (3.13%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.25%) SAP