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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Assistant
Rank 844 854 839
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Assistant 31 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.022% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.024% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 18
Average salary £18,000 £24,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.53% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £18,000 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £85,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £18,000 £22,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%

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
100852 100814 101486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.48% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83020 81115 85647
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 £27,500 £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 4 March 2015 within the UK.

IT Assistant Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Assistant
Top 26 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 4 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 +6 27 £18,000 -26.53% 6
East of England - 12 £17,500 - 1
Suffolk - 8 £17,500 -
Ipswich - 7 £17,500 -
South East -23 6 £19,000 -10.58% 1
London +22 5 £55,000 +86.44%
Scotland +12 4 £22,288 +11.43%
Edinburgh +8 4 £22,288 +11.43%
Essex - 4 £18,000 -
City of London +10 3 £55,000 +120.00%
North West - 3 £17,770 - 3
Thurrock - 3 £18,000 -
Hampshire - 3 - -
Fareham - 3 - -
Kent +10 2 £19,000 +5.55%
Cumbria - 2 £17,770 -
Tunbridge Wells +4 1 £19,000 +5.55%
Surrey -9 1 £21,500 -12.24% 1
Woking - 1 £21,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £21,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £22,500 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £40,000 -
Carlisle - 1 £17,770 -
Macclesfield - 1 £21,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £22,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £22,500 -

IT Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 42 (63.64%) MS Office
2 38 (57.58%) Microsoft
3 34 (51.52%) Windows
4 30 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 26 (39.39%) MS Excel
6 19 (28.79%) DHCP
6 19 (28.79%) DNS
7 18 (27.27%) MS Exchange
8 17 (25.76%) Windows 7
9 16 (24.24%) SQL
9 16 (24.24%) VPN
10 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (19.70%) Apple
12 12 (18.18%) Windows XP
12 12 (18.18%) Hyper-V
12 12 (18.18%) Legal
13 11 (16.67%) iPad
13 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (16.67%) Citrix
14 10 (15.15%) CRM
14 10 (15.15%) MCP
15 9 (13.64%) HP
15 9 (13.64%) Sophos
15 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (13.64%) SonicWALL
16 8 (12.12%) Advertising
16 8 (12.12%) PHP
16 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
16 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
17 7 (10.61%) LAN

IT Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 18 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.58%) WorkSite
5 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (63.64%) MS Office
2 26 (39.39%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.03%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.79%) DHCP
1 19 (28.79%) DNS
2 16 (24.24%) VPN
3 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.61%) LAN
5 5 (7.58%) WAN
6 4 (6.06%) Internet
7 3 (4.55%) Firewall
7 3 (4.55%) VoIP
8 2 (3.03%) Network Security
8 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.52%) DSL
9 1 (1.52%) ADSL
9 1 (1.52%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) MS Access
2 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
1 1 (1.52%) Ant
General
1 12 (18.18%) Legal
2 8 (12.12%) Advertising
3 7 (10.61%) Retail
4 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 6 (9.09%) Finance
5 3 (4.55%) Multimedia
5 3 (4.55%) Law
6 2 (3.03%) Publishing
7 1 (1.52%) Games
7 1 (1.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (1.52%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) iPad
2 4 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.55%) PDA
4 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.03%) iPhone
4 2 (3.03%) Photography
4 2 (3.03%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (51.52%) Windows
2 17 (25.76%) Windows 7
3 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.15%) CRM
2 6 (9.09%) Web Design
3 4 (6.06%) Line Management
4 3 (4.55%) Document Management
4 3 (4.55%) Project Management
4 3 (4.55%) ITIL
5 2 (3.03%) ERP
5 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.03%) Budget Control
5 2 (3.03%) Security Management
6 1 (1.52%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.52%) Web Development
6 1 (1.52%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (1.52%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.52%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.52%) Coaching
6 1 (1.52%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.52%) Change Management
6 1 (1.52%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.24%) SQL
2 8 (12.12%) PHP
3 1 (1.52%) C#
3 1 (1.52%) COBOL
3 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) MCP
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) VCP4
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) COBIT
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (1.52%) DameWare
Vendors
1 38 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.70%) Apple
3 11 (16.67%) Citrix
4 9 (13.64%) HP
4 9 (13.64%) Sophos
4 9 (13.64%) SonicWALL
5 4 (6.06%) Avaya
6 3 (4.55%) VMware
6 3 (4.55%) SAP
7 2 (3.03%) Interwoven
7 2 (3.03%) Dell
7 2 (3.03%) Nortel
8 1 (1.52%) Altiris
8 1 (1.52%) Draytek
8 1 (1.52%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
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