The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Assistant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Assistant in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Assistant
Rank 861 844 883
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +39
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Assistant 44 35 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.032% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.034% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 35 19 13
Average salary £22,500 £22,750 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,200 £15,863 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £27,000 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £20,750 £24,000 £18,500
% change year-on-year
-13.54% +29.72%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

IT Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Assistant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Assistant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Assistant within the UK.

IT Assistant Salary Trend in the UK

IT Assistant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Assistant over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 within the UK.

IT Assistant Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Assistant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Assistant within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
England -22 40 £22,250 -2.19% 3
South East -6 14 £20,000 +2.56% 1
London -44 7 £24,000 +20.00%
Newbury - 6 £20,000 -
Berkshire - 6 £20,000 -
East of England - 6 £20,000 -
Yorkshire -35 5 £29,250 +74.87% 1
East Sussex - 4 £27,500 -
Brighton - 4 £27,500 -
North West +2 3 £21,500 -14.00% 1
Surrey -7 3 £24,500 +11.36%
West Yorkshire -28 3 £23,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £20,000 -
Lincolnshire +16 2 £32,000 +48.83%
Otley 0 2 - -
East Midlands -8 2 £32,000 +18.51%
West Midlands -16 2 £17,000 -37.03%
Shropshire - 2 £17,000 -
Telford - 2 £17,000 -
Essex - 2 £18,500 -
Biggleswade - 2 £20,000 -
Chertsey - 2 £24,500 -
Hampshire +4 1 - -
Weybridge +1 1 £15,000 -40.00%
Sheffield -5 1 - -
South Yorkshire -9 1 - -
North Yorkshire -10 1 £35,000 +109.24%
City of London -14 1 £36,000 +80.00%
Midlands - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £31,000 -

IT Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Assistant in their job title.

1 46 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 36 (38.30%) Windows
3 30 (31.91%) MS Office
4 18 (19.15%) Degree
5 17 (18.09%) Finance
6 16 (17.02%) MS Excel
7 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
8 12 (12.77%) SQL
8 12 (12.77%) MS Exchange
8 12 (12.77%) Windows 7
9 11 (11.70%) Windows XP
9 11 (11.70%) Active Directory
10 8 (8.51%) TCP/IP
11 7 (7.45%) DNS
11 7 (7.45%) Windows 8
12 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (6.38%) Business Development
13 5 (5.32%) Firewall
13 5 (5.32%) Risk Management
13 5 (5.32%) Programme Management
13 5 (5.32%) Blackberry
13 5 (5.32%) LIMS
13 5 (5.32%) DHCP
13 5 (5.32%) Citrix
13 5 (5.32%) ERP
14 4 (4.26%) Cisco
14 4 (4.26%) VoIP
14 4 (4.26%) Visual Studio
14 4 (4.26%) SAP
14 4 (4.26%) MS Access

IT Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Assistant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.19%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.13%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.06%) IIS
4 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 30 (31.91%) MS Office
2 16 (17.02%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.06%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.45%) DNS
3 5 (5.32%) Firewall
3 5 (5.32%) DHCP
4 4 (4.26%) VoIP
5 3 (3.19%) WAN
5 3 (3.19%) LAN
6 2 (2.13%) Wireless
6 2 (2.13%) Network Security
7 1 (1.06%) NAS
7 1 (1.06%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.06%) Intranet
7 1 (1.06%) Internet
7 1 (1.06%) VPN
7 1 (1.06%) LDAP
7 1 (1.06%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.26%) MS Access
3 2 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (18.09%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Retail
2 4 (4.26%) Marketing
3 3 (3.19%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.19%) Legal
4 2 (2.13%) Law
4 2 (2.13%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) .NET
1 2 (2.13%) COM
2 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Blackberry
1 5 (5.32%) LIMS
2 4 (4.26%) iPhone
3 3 (3.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.19%) Hedge funds
3 3 (3.19%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.06%) EPoS
4 1 (1.06%) Social Media
4 1 (1.06%) iPad
4 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.06%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) Wiki
4 1 (1.06%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.30%) Windows
2 12 (12.77%) Windows 7
3 11 (11.70%) Windows XP
4 7 (7.45%) Windows 8
5 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.19%) Linux
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.06%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.06%) OpenBSD
8 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.06%) Android
8 1 (1.06%) UNIX
8 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (6.38%) Business Development
2 5 (5.32%) ERP
2 5 (5.32%) Risk Management
2 5 (5.32%) Programme Management
3 3 (3.19%) Wealth Management
3 3 (3.19%) Service Delivery
3 3 (3.19%) Web Development
3 3 (3.19%) Data Entry
4 2 (2.13%) Process Improvement
4 2 (2.13%) Data Analysis
5 1 (1.06%) Business Analysis
5 1 (1.06%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.06%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.06%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (1.06%) Time Management
5 1 (1.06%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.06%) Change Management
5 1 (1.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.06%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (19.15%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.19%) CIMA
2 3 (3.19%) MBA
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.06%) CISA
4 1 (1.06%) CISM
4 1 (1.06%) CGEIT
4 1 (1.06%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) COBIT
1 1 (1.06%) COSO
System Software
1 11 (11.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.19%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.06%) Dovecot
3 1 (1.06%) KVM
3 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.06%) Postfix
3 1 (1.06%) XenApp
3 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.32%) Citrix
3 4 (4.26%) SAP
3 4 (4.26%) Cisco
4 3 (3.19%) Murex
4 3 (3.19%) CA
4 3 (3.19%) Lotus
4 3 (3.19%) JD Edwards
4 3 (3.19%) Reuters
4 3 (3.19%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.13%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.13%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.06%) Avaya
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe
6 1 (1.06%) VMware
6 1 (1.06%) Apple
6 1 (1.06%) CODA
6 1 (1.06%) Epicor
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