The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Assistant
Rank 855 878 838
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -40
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Assistant 38 29 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.025% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.027% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 23
Average salary £24,500 £22,500 £20,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £17,950 £16,727
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £26,750 £27,300
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £21,500 £21,250
% change year-on-year
+20.93% +1.17%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 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 28 August 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
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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 +9 32 £24,000 +6.66% 9
London +11 9 £22,500 -6.25% 4
South East +14 6 £24,500 +34.24% 2
Scotland - 5 £41,500 -
City of London +28 4 £23,250 -35.41% 1
Leeds +16 4 £20,000 -14.89% 1
Yorkshire +13 4 £20,000 -14.89% 1
West Yorkshire +7 4 £20,000 -14.89% 1
South West -19 4 £46,800 +87.20%
Edinburgh - 4 £45,050 -
Hampshire +8 3 £59,000 -
Surrey +5 3 £24,500 +34.24%
East of England -1 3 £27,500 +26.43%
Chertsey - 3 £24,500 -
Essex - 3 £27,500 -
Bristol - 3 £48,600 -
Harlow - 3 £27,500 -
North West +2 2 £48,600 +126.04% 2
East Midlands -1 2 £21,000 -4.54%
West Midlands - 2 £21,500 -
Wimbledon - 2 £22,500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £21,000 -
Southampton - 2 £59,000 -
Towcester - 2 £21,000 -
Somerset +4 1 £22,500 -10.00%
Manchester +1 1 £48,600 - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £22,500 -
Coventry - 1 £28,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £15,000 -

IT Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 27 (40.30%) MS Office
1 27 (40.30%) Windows
2 26 (38.81%) Degree
3 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
4 19 (28.36%) MS Excel
5 17 (25.37%) Finance
6 14 (20.90%) SQL
7 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
8 12 (17.91%) Coaching
9 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (11.94%) Knowledge Management
10 8 (11.94%) Practice Management
10 8 (11.94%) Law
10 8 (11.94%) Business Development
10 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (11.94%) CISA
10 8 (11.94%) CIMA
10 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
10 8 (11.94%) Cyber Security
11 7 (10.45%) Windows 8
12 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (8.96%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (8.96%) Linux
12 6 (8.96%) Internet
12 6 (8.96%) LIMS
13 5 (7.46%) ACCA
13 5 (7.46%) Project Management
13 5 (7.46%) Citrix
13 5 (7.46%) QiCA
13 5 (7.46%) SQL Server

IT Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.48%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (40.30%) MS Office
2 19 (28.36%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.97%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
7 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (1.49%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Epicor Vantage
2 1 (1.49%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.49%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) Internet
2 4 (5.97%) Firewall
3 3 (4.48%) VLAN
3 3 (4.48%) DHCP
3 3 (4.48%) DNS
4 2 (2.99%) SAN
4 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.99%) VPN
4 2 (2.99%) Broadband
4 2 (2.99%) NAS
5 1 (1.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) MySQL
General
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Law
3 5 (7.46%) Legal
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) HTML
2 1 (1.49%) CSS
2 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) LIMS
2 4 (5.97%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) iPhone
3 2 (2.99%) iPad
3 2 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.30%) Windows
2 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
3 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.45%) Windows 8
5 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.96%) Linux
6 4 (5.97%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) Coaching
2 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.94%) Practice Management
3 8 (11.94%) Knowledge Management
3 8 (11.94%) Business Development
3 8 (11.94%) Cyber Security
4 5 (7.46%) Document Management
4 5 (7.46%) Project Management
5 4 (5.97%) ITIL
5 4 (5.97%) ERP
6 3 (4.48%) Time Management
6 3 (4.48%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.99%) Wealth Management
7 2 (2.99%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.99%) Budget Control
7 2 (2.99%) Software Licensing
7 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.99%) Change Management
7 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.99%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (38.81%) Degree
2 8 (11.94%) CIMA
2 8 (11.94%) CISA
3 5 (7.46%) QiCA
3 5 (7.46%) ACCA
4 3 (4.48%) MCP
5 2 (2.99%) CCNA
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.49%) HNC
6 1 (1.49%) MCSE
6 1 (1.49%) MCSA
6 1 (1.49%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
1 2 (2.99%) COBIT
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) Citrix
3 4 (5.97%) Avaya
3 4 (5.97%) Epicor
4 3 (4.48%) VMware
5 2 (2.99%) Apple
5 2 (2.99%) Sony
6 1 (1.49%) SAP
6 1 (1.49%) Adobe
6 1 (1.49%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) Sage
6 1 (1.49%) Symantec
6 1 (1.49%) Sophos
6 1 (1.49%) SonicWALL
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