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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Assistant
Rank 865 840 869
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Assistant 22 33 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.031% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.033% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 27
Average salary £22,500 £22,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -10.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £19,000 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,550 £28,185
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £21,250 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -15.00%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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
Top 21 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 16 September 2014. 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 -31 21 £22,500 - 4
London -18 10 £24,000 +9.09% 1
South East -21 3 £17,500 -30.00% 1
North West - 3 £21,500 - 1
Surrey -4 2 £18,250 -27.00%
East of England -25 2 £23,500 +4.44%
Staines - 2 £18,250 -
West Yorkshire -31 1 £23,500 +17.50%
Leeds -31 1 £23,500 +17.50%
Yorkshire -41 1 £23,500 +17.50%
East Midlands - 1 £22,000 -
South West - 1 £25,000 - 1
Watford - 1 £23,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £17,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £23,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £22,000 -
Somerset - 1 £25,000 - 1
Loughborough - 1 £22,000 -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Newbury - 1 £17,500 -

IT Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 40 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 33 (42.31%) Windows
3 24 (30.77%) MS Office
4 15 (19.23%) Windows XP
5 14 (17.95%) MS Exchange
6 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 13 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 13 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 12 (15.38%) Degree
7 12 (15.38%) SQL
8 11 (14.10%) Finance
9 9 (11.54%) Active Directory
10 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
10 6 (7.69%) Windows 8
11 5 (6.41%) Retail
11 5 (6.41%) WAN
11 5 (6.41%) LAN
11 5 (6.41%) DNS
11 5 (6.41%) Citrix
11 5 (6.41%) Firewall
11 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (5.13%) Software Licensing
12 4 (5.13%) Apple
12 4 (5.13%) Blackberry
12 4 (5.13%) Cisco
12 4 (5.13%) Adobe
12 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
12 4 (5.13%) MS Access
12 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012

IT Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 14 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.28%) WorkSite
Applications
1 24 (30.77%) MS Office
2 13 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.28%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.41%) WAN
2 5 (6.41%) LAN
2 5 (6.41%) DNS
2 5 (6.41%) Firewall
3 3 (3.85%) VoIP
3 3 (3.85%) DHCP
3 3 (3.85%) VPN
4 2 (2.56%) Wireless
4 2 (2.56%) Network Security
5 1 (1.28%) NAS
5 1 (1.28%) Broadband
5 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.28%) Intranet
5 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) MS Access
3 2 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Retail
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Japanese Language
5 1 (1.28%) Law
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) Zend Framework
1 1 (1.28%) LAMP
1 1 (1.28%) CSS
1 1 (1.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.85%) Hedge funds
3 3 (3.85%) SWIFT
3 3 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.56%) LIMS
4 2 (2.56%) iPhone
5 1 (1.28%) Wiki
5 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.28%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 33 (42.31%) Windows
2 15 (19.23%) Windows XP
3 13 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.56%) Linux
7 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.28%) Android
8 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (5.13%) Software Licensing
2 3 (3.85%) Line Management
2 3 (3.85%) Wealth Management
2 3 (3.85%) Web Development
2 3 (3.85%) Business Development
2 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
3 2 (2.56%) Project Management
3 2 (2.56%) Logistics
3 2 (2.56%) Time Management
3 2 (2.56%) Data Entry
3 2 (2.56%) Process Improvement
4 1 (1.28%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (1.28%) Email Management
4 1 (1.28%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.28%) Data Analysis
4 1 (1.28%) Programme Management
4 1 (1.28%) Resource Management
4 1 (1.28%) ERP
4 1 (1.28%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.28%) vSphere
3 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Vendors
1 40 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.41%) Citrix
3 4 (5.13%) Apple
3 4 (5.13%) Cisco
3 4 (5.13%) Adobe
4 3 (3.85%) Murex
4 3 (3.85%) Reuters
4 3 (3.85%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.56%) Lotus
5 2 (2.56%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.28%) Zend
6 1 (1.28%) VMware
6 1 (1.28%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.28%) Avaya
6 1 (1.28%) Epicor
6 1 (1.28%) CODA
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