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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Assistant
Rank 866 873 866
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Assistant 29 33 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.029% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.030% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 22
Average salary £18,000 £22,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £16,900 £20,674
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £18,000 £22,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -

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
103849 108425 103990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 85040 87699 86943
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 March 2015 within the UK.

IT Assistant Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Assistant
Top 29 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 31 March 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 -15 27 £19,000 -15.55% 7
East of England - 11 £18,000 -
Suffolk - 7 £17,500 -
London +6 6 £55,000 +120.00% 3
Ipswich - 5 £17,500 -
North West +13 4 £18,635 -5.64% 1
South East -3 4 £19,000 -18.27% 1
Essex - 4 £18,000 -
City of London +10 3 £55,000 +120.00%
Thurrock - 3 £18,000 -
Scotland - 2 £18,000 -
Cumbria - 2 £17,770 -
Hampshire - 2 £18,000 - 1
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £18,000 -
Fareham - 2 £18,000 - 1
Kent +14 1 £19,000 +5.55%
Woking +9 1 £21,500 -4.44%
Bristol 0 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells -2 1 £19,000 +5.55%
Manchester -5 1 £19,500 -1.26%
South West -9 1 - -
Surrey -10 1 £21,500 -12.24%
East Midlands - 1 £22,500 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £22,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £21,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £22,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £21,500 -
Carlisle - 1 £17,770 -

IT Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 43 (66.15%) MS Office
2 37 (56.92%) Microsoft
3 34 (52.31%) Windows
4 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
5 28 (43.08%) MS Excel
6 19 (29.23%) MS Exchange
6 19 (29.23%) DHCP
6 19 (29.23%) DNS
7 17 (26.15%) SQL
8 16 (24.62%) VPN
8 16 (24.62%) Windows 7
9 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
9 12 (18.46%) Legal
9 12 (18.46%) Apple
9 12 (18.46%) Windows XP
10 11 (16.92%) Citrix
10 11 (16.92%) iPad
11 10 (15.38%) MCP
12 9 (13.85%) CRM
12 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (13.85%) HP
12 9 (13.85%) Sophos
12 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (13.85%) SonicWALL
13 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
13 8 (12.31%) PHP
14 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
14 7 (10.77%) Advertising
14 7 (10.77%) Finance

IT Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 19 (29.23%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.69%) WorkSite
5 2 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (66.15%) MS Office
2 28 (43.08%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP GRC
1 1 (1.54%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.23%) DHCP
1 19 (29.23%) DNS
2 16 (24.62%) VPN
3 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.23%) LAN
5 5 (7.69%) WAN
5 5 (7.69%) Internet
6 3 (4.62%) Firewall
7 2 (3.08%) Network Security
8 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.54%) DSL
8 1 (1.54%) VoIP
8 1 (1.54%) ADSL
8 1 (1.54%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) MS Access
2 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Ant
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 12 (18.46%) Legal
2 7 (10.77%) Advertising
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
3 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.69%) Retail
5 3 (4.62%) Law
6 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.54%) Games
6 1 (1.54%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) HTML
2 1 (1.54%) COM
2 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) iPad
2 4 (6.15%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.62%) PDA
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.08%) NHS
4 2 (3.08%) iPhone
5 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (52.31%) Windows
2 16 (24.62%) Windows 7
3 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (18.46%) Windows XP
4 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.15%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.08%) Linux
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.85%) CRM
2 6 (9.23%) Web Design
3 4 (6.15%) Document Management
3 4 (6.15%) Line Management
3 4 (6.15%) ITIL
4 3 (4.62%) ERP
4 3 (4.62%) Project Management
4 3 (4.62%) Budget Control
5 2 (3.08%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.08%) Change Management
5 2 (3.08%) Security Management
5 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.54%) ETL
6 1 (1.54%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.54%) Web Development
6 1 (1.54%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (1.54%) Time Management
6 1 (1.54%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.54%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.54%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) SQL
2 8 (12.31%) PHP
3 1 (1.54%) COBOL
3 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) MCP
2 5 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) COBIT
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.08%) SCCM
3 1 (1.54%) DameWare
Vendors
1 37 (56.92%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.46%) Apple
3 11 (16.92%) Citrix
4 9 (13.85%) HP
4 9 (13.85%) Sophos
4 9 (13.85%) SonicWALL
5 4 (6.15%) SAP
5 4 (6.15%) Avaya
6 2 (3.08%) Interwoven
6 2 (3.08%) Dell
6 2 (3.08%) VMware
7 1 (1.54%) Altiris
7 1 (1.54%) Draytek
7 1 (1.54%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.54%) SolidWorks
7 1 (1.54%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.54%) Epicor
St. Helens, Merseyside
Clayton Group
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £16000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, flexi time
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Showsec
Salary: £24,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
South East London
John Robertson Architects Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum commensurate with experience.
Posted: 26 days ago