The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had IT Assistant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Assistant
Rank 884 939 938
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Assistant 34 36 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.033% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.034% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 33 32 43
Median salary £26,600 £22,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.22% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,399 £17,550 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £47,240 £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £23,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+10.63% +17.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured IT Assistant in the job title.

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 29 July 2016 within the UK.

IT Assistant Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Assistant
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Assistant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 34 £26,600 +18.22% 10
London +62 17 £27,500 +22.22% 5
South East +10 8 £26,000 +6.12%
Surrey +25 7 £26,000 +6.12%
Chertsey +17 7 £26,000 +6.12%
City of London +49 4 £27,200 +26.51% 1
East of England +36 4 £19,500 -25.71% 1
North West +14 3 £17,797 -46.15%
Essex +4 3 £19,500 -25.71%
Chelmsford - 3 £19,500 -
East Midlands +5 2 £19,219 -8.48%
St Helens -3 2 £17,797 +1.69%
Merseyside -8 2 £17,797 +1.69%
Hertfordshire +22 1 £30,000 -14.28% 1
West Midlands -7 1 £27,500 +83.33% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £29,000 -
Kent - 1 £19,000 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £10,938 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £17,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £27,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £27,500 -
Chessington - 1 £20,000 -
Harrogate - 1 £17,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £19,000 -
Sleaford - 1 £10,938 -
Cheshire - 1 £27,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £27,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £17,000 - 1

IT Assistant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT Assistant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring IT Assistant in the job title.

1 29 (34.52%) Windows
2 28 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 20 (23.81%) MS Office
4 19 (22.62%) Degree
5 16 (19.05%) MS Excel
5 16 (19.05%) LAN
5 16 (19.05%) Active Directory
6 14 (16.67%) Finance
7 13 (15.48%) Android
7 13 (15.48%) Windows Server
8 11 (13.10%) Windows 7
9 10 (11.90%) Apple iOS
9 10 (11.90%) WAN
9 10 (11.90%) Linux
10 9 (10.71%) Unix
10 9 (10.71%) Firewall
10 9 (10.71%) Office 365
10 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (9.52%) Wireless
11 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP
12 7 (8.33%) LIMS
12 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
12 7 (8.33%) Legal
12 7 (8.33%) iPhone
12 7 (8.33%) Driving Licence
12 7 (8.33%) Windows 10
13 6 (7.14%) Mentoring
13 6 (7.14%) MCITP

IT Assistant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.57%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (23.81%) MS Office
2 16 (19.05%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) Office 365
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.05%) LAN
2 10 (11.90%) WAN
3 9 (10.71%) Firewall
4 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.52%) Wireless
5 5 (5.95%) VoIP
6 4 (4.76%) FTP
7 3 (3.57%) DHCP
7 3 (3.57%) DNS
7 3 (3.57%) Internet
7 3 (3.57%) PBX
7 3 (3.57%) VLAN
7 3 (3.57%) VPN
7 3 (3.57%) WLAN
8 2 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.38%) Network Security
8 2 (2.38%) SAN
8 2 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.19%) GIS
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.19%) MyEclipse
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Legal
3 6 (7.14%) Banking
3 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.95%) Automotive
5 4 (4.76%) Law
5 4 (4.76%) Retail
6 3 (3.57%) Back Office
6 3 (3.57%) Marketing
7 1 (1.19%) German Language
7 1 (1.19%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) .NET
1 4 (4.76%) .NET Framework
1 4 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.19%) Spring
2 1 (1.19%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Driving Licence
1 7 (8.33%) iPhone
1 7 (8.33%) LIMS
1 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.57%) Replication
4 3 (3.57%) STB
4 3 (3.57%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.38%) Handset
5 2 (2.38%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.38%) Social Media
5 2 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.19%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.52%) Windows
2 13 (15.48%) Android
2 13 (15.48%) Windows Server
3 11 (13.10%) Windows 7
4 10 (11.90%) Apple iOS
4 10 (11.90%) Linux
5 9 (10.71%) Unix
5 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.33%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.76%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.57%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.57%) Solaris
9 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 5 (5.95%) Information Security
3 5 (5.95%) ITIL
3 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (3.57%) BCP
4 3 (3.57%) Coaching
4 3 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (3.57%) Data Protection
4 3 (3.57%) Project Management
4 3 (3.57%) Time Management
5 2 (2.38%) Analytics
5 2 (2.38%) Data Analytics
5 2 (2.38%) Data Management
5 2 (2.38%) Data Security
5 2 (2.38%) Logistics
5 2 (2.38%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (2.38%) Supplier Management
5 2 (2.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (2.38%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.95%) C
1 5 (5.95%) SQL
2 4 (4.76%) C++
3 3 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (1.19%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (22.62%) Degree
2 6 (7.14%) MCITP
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.57%) A+ Certification
3 3 (3.57%) CISA
3 3 (3.57%) CISM
3 3 (3.57%) CISSP
3 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.57%) MCSA
3 3 (3.57%) MCSE
3 3 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.38%) CCNA
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.19%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.19%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.57%) QA
3 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) NFS
2 3 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.38%) vSphere
3 2 (2.38%) XenApp
4 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.38%) WSUS
2 1 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 28 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.14%) Avaya
2 6 (7.14%) VMware
3 5 (5.95%) Bloomberg
3 5 (5.95%) HP
3 5 (5.95%) Reuters
4 4 (4.76%) Mitel
5 3 (3.57%) Apple
5 3 (3.57%) Citrix
5 3 (3.57%) Dell
5 3 (3.57%) Fundtech
5 3 (3.57%) Lotus
5 3 (3.57%) SonicWALL
5 3 (3.57%) Sophos
5 3 (3.57%) Sun
5 3 (3.57%) Temenos
6 2 (2.38%) Adobe
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco
6 2 (2.38%) Intel Security
6 2 (2.38%) Symantec
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