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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Assistant
Rank 848 838 867
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Assistant 48 31 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.028% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.030% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 12
Average salary £22,750 £23,750 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.21% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £16,727 £17,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £27,750 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £24,000 £19,250
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +24.67%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110132 102981 111649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.41% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90172 85675 95884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%

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 11 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 11 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 -4 42 £22,000 -6.38% 5
South East 0 16 £24,500 +25.64% 1
London -39 7 £25,000 +6.38% 3
East of England - 7 £19,250 - 1
Newbury - 6 £20,000 -
Brighton - 6 £27,500 - 1
Berkshire - 6 £20,000 -
East Sussex - 6 £27,500 - 1
Yorkshire -37 5 £35,000 +109.24%
Bedfordshire - 4 £20,000 -
Surrey +1 3 £24,500 +11.36%
Otley +1 3 - -
City of London -4 3 £36,000 +80.00% 1
West Yorkshire -36 3 - -
Biggleswade - 3 £20,000 -
Lincolnshire +18 2 £32,000 +48.83%
North West +6 2 £19,250 -23.00%
West Midlands -5 2 £17,000 -37.03%
East Midlands -16 2 £32,000 +18.51%
Chertsey - 2 £24,500 -
Shropshire - 2 £17,000 -
Essex - 2 £18,500 -
Telford - 2 £17,000 -
Weybridge -4 1 £15,000 -40.00%
North Yorkshire -10 1 £35,000 +109.24%
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £31,000 -
Wales - 1 £31,000 -
York - 1 £35,000 -

IT Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 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 43 (47.25%) Microsoft
2 33 (36.26%) Windows
3 30 (32.97%) MS Office
4 19 (20.88%) Degree
5 16 (17.58%) Finance
6 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
6 15 (16.48%) MS Excel
7 12 (13.19%) SQL
8 11 (12.09%) Windows 7
9 10 (10.99%) MS Exchange
10 9 (9.89%) Active Directory
10 9 (9.89%) Windows XP
11 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
12 7 (7.69%) DNS
12 7 (7.69%) Windows 8
13 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (6.59%) LIMS
13 6 (6.59%) Business Development
14 5 (5.49%) Risk Management
14 5 (5.49%) Firewall
14 5 (5.49%) DHCP
14 5 (5.49%) Programme Management
14 5 (5.49%) Blackberry
15 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio
15 4 (4.40%) SAP
15 4 (4.40%) ERP
15 4 (4.40%) MS Access
15 4 (4.40%) Citrix
15 4 (4.40%) Marketing
15 4 (4.40%) Retail

IT Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 10 (10.99%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.30%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.20%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.10%) IIS
4 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 30 (32.97%) MS Office
2 15 (16.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.10%) S-PLUS
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.69%) DNS
3 5 (5.49%) Firewall
3 5 (5.49%) DHCP
4 3 (3.30%) LAN
4 3 (3.30%) VoIP
4 3 (3.30%) WAN
5 2 (2.20%) Network Security
5 2 (2.20%) Wireless
6 1 (1.10%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.10%) NAS
6 1 (1.10%) LDAP
6 1 (1.10%) Broadband
6 1 (1.10%) Internet
6 1 (1.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) MS Access
3 2 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (17.58%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Retail
2 4 (4.40%) Marketing
3 3 (3.30%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Legal
4 2 (2.20%) Law
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) .NET
1 2 (2.20%) COM
2 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.10%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) LIMS
2 5 (5.49%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.40%) iPhone
4 3 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.30%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.30%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.10%) EPoS
5 1 (1.10%) Social Media
5 1 (1.10%) iPad
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) Wiki
5 1 (1.10%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 33 (36.26%) Windows
2 11 (12.09%) Windows 7
3 9 (9.89%) Windows XP
4 7 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.30%) Linux
6 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.20%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.10%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.10%) OpenBSD
8 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.10%) Android
8 1 (1.10%) UNIX
8 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (6.59%) Business Development
2 5 (5.49%) Risk Management
2 5 (5.49%) Programme Management
3 4 (4.40%) ERP
4 3 (3.30%) Wealth Management
4 3 (3.30%) Data Entry
4 3 (3.30%) Web Development
5 2 (2.20%) Process Improvement
5 2 (2.20%) Data Analysis
5 2 (2.20%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.10%) Change Management
6 1 (1.10%) ITIL
6 1 (1.10%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.10%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.10%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.10%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (1.10%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.10%) Resource Management
6 1 (1.10%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (20.88%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.30%) CIMA
2 3 (3.30%) MBA
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.10%) CISA
4 1 (1.10%) CISM
4 1 (1.10%) CGEIT
4 1 (1.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) COBIT
1 1 (1.10%) COSO
System Software
1 9 (9.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.10%) Dovecot
3 1 (1.10%) KVM
3 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.10%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (47.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.40%) SAP
2 4 (4.40%) Citrix
3 3 (3.30%) CA
3 3 (3.30%) Lotus
3 3 (3.30%) Cisco
3 3 (3.30%) Murex
3 3 (3.30%) JD Edwards
3 3 (3.30%) Reuters
3 3 (3.30%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.20%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.20%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.10%) Avaya
5 1 (1.10%) CODA
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