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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Assistant
Rank 919 908 924
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Assistant 29 34 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.032% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.033% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 14
Average salary £24,500 £19,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.94% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,500 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £18,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+24.32% -15.90%

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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016 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 9 February 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
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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 +25 28 £24,500 +28.94% 5
South East +14 11 £22,500 +4.65% 2
London +15 10 £26,250 -15.32% 1
Hampshire +19 4 £19,000 - 1
Winchester - 4 £19,000 -
City of London +62 3 £32,500 -
Surrey +13 3 £24,500 +13.95%
Kent +7 2 £22,500 +18.42%
East of England -9 2 £17,500 -
South West - 2 £24,250 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £23,250 -
North East - 2 £23,250 -
Chertsey - 2 £24,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £23,250 -
Dartford - 2 £22,500 -
North West +24 1 £17,000 -13.41%
East Sussex +12 1 £26,500 -
Brighton +4 1 £26,500 -
Essex +2 1 £17,500 -2.77%
Scotland -3 1 £37,500 +68.25% 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £25,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £23,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £37,500 - 1
Brentwood - 1 £17,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £25,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £86,223 -
Preston - 1 £17,000 -
Royston - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £86,223 -

IT Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 23 (28.75%) Windows
1 23 (28.75%) Finance
2 21 (26.25%) MS Office
3 20 (25.00%) Degree
4 14 (17.50%) IT Audit
5 13 (16.25%) CISA
5 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
6 12 (15.00%) Coaching
7 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
8 10 (12.50%) LIMS
9 9 (11.25%) Windows 7
10 8 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
10 8 (10.00%) Business Development
10 8 (10.00%) Practice Management
10 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (10.00%) CIMA
10 8 (10.00%) SQL
10 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
10 8 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (10.00%) Apple iOS
10 8 (10.00%) Internal Audit
11 7 (8.75%) Data Security
11 7 (8.75%) Business Analysis
12 6 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (7.50%) QiCA
12 6 (7.50%) ACCA
13 5 (6.25%) Windows Server
13 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (5.00%) VMware
14 4 (5.00%) Retail

IT Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.50%) IIS
2 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (26.25%) MS Office
2 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.50%) MS Project
4 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Firewall
2 1 (1.25%) DHCP
2 1 (1.25%) DNS
2 1 (1.25%) Intranet
2 1 (1.25%) LAN
2 1 (1.25%) VLAN
2 1 (1.25%) VoIP
2 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (28.75%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Law
3 3 (3.75%) Legal
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) EDI
1 2 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (1.25%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) LIMS
2 3 (3.75%) iPad
2 3 (3.75%) iPhone
3 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.50%) SecurID
3 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.25%) EPoS
4 1 (1.25%) Fintech
4 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.25%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.75%) Windows
2 9 (11.25%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.25%) Android
6 1 (1.25%) Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.50%) IT Audit
2 12 (15.00%) Coaching
3 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.00%) Business Development
3 8 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (10.00%) Internal Audit
3 8 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
3 8 (10.00%) Practice Management
4 7 (8.75%) Business Analysis
4 7 (8.75%) Data Security
5 3 (3.75%) Analytics
5 3 (3.75%) Data Analytics
5 3 (3.75%) Data Mapping
5 3 (3.75%) Mobile Commerce
5 3 (3.75%) Programme Management
5 3 (3.75%) Project Management
5 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.75%) SOA
5 3 (3.75%) Time Management
6 2 (2.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) C
2 1 (1.25%) C#
2 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) Degree
2 13 (16.25%) CISA
3 8 (10.00%) CIMA
4 6 (7.50%) ACCA
4 6 (7.50%) QiCA
5 3 (3.75%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.25%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.25%) CRISC
6 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) MBA
6 1 (1.25%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) PaperCut
1 2 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) SAP
2 4 (5.00%) VMware
3 3 (3.75%) Cisco
3 3 (3.75%) Citrix
4 2 (2.50%) HP
4 2 (2.50%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.25%) Adobe
5 1 (1.25%) Altiris
5 1 (1.25%) Apple
5 1 (1.25%) Avaya
5 1 (1.25%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.25%) NEC
5 1 (1.25%) Twitter
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