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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Assistant
Rank 871 883 872
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Assistant 28 49 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.041% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.044% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 25 38 20
Average salary £21,000 £23,250 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,862 £17,050 £20,406
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £18,000 £20,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-12.19% -8.88%

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
104967 112334 104688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85785 91103 87039
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +16 27 £21,000 -6.66% 9
London +19 8 £48,750 +52.34% 4
East of England - 6 £18,000 -
South East +4 5 £19,000 -21.64% 2
North West +4 4 £18,635 -7.97%
City of London +22 3 £55,000 +124.48% 1
Surrey +12 3 £21,500 -12.24% 2
Bristol -1 3 - -
South West -24 3 - - 1
Thurrock - 3 £18,000 -
Essex - 3 £18,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £40,000 -
Cumbria - 2 £17,770 -
Hampshire - 2 £18,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £40,000 -
Fareham - 2 £18,000 -
Chertsey +13 1 £24,500 -
Woking +11 1 £21,500 -4.44%
Manchester +5 1 £19,500 -4.87%
North East -3 1 £17,000 -13.92% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 1 £17,000 -2.85% 2
Tyne and Wear -6 1 £17,000 -2.85% 2
Scotland - 1 £18,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £21,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £18,000 -
Carlisle - 1 £17,770 -
Guildford - 1 £19,000 - 1
Ipswich - 1 £18,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £21,500 -

IT Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 41 (65.08%) MS Office
2 35 (55.56%) Windows
3 34 (53.97%) Microsoft
4 27 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 25 (39.68%) Active Directory
6 18 (28.57%) SQL
7 17 (26.98%) Windows 7
8 16 (25.40%) MS Exchange
8 16 (25.40%) DHCP
8 16 (25.40%) DNS
9 15 (23.81%) VPN
10 12 (19.05%) Windows XP
10 12 (19.05%) Apple
10 12 (19.05%) Hyper-V
10 12 (19.05%) iPad
10 12 (19.05%) Degree
11 11 (17.46%) Legal
11 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (15.87%) Citrix
12 10 (15.87%) MCP
13 9 (14.29%) HP
13 9 (14.29%) Sophos
13 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (14.29%) Finance
13 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (14.29%) SonicWALL
14 8 (12.70%) Windows 8
15 7 (11.11%) Law
15 7 (11.11%) Blackberry
15 7 (11.11%) Avaya

IT Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 16 (25.40%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.94%) WorkSite
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (65.08%) MS Office
2 27 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.17%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.17%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Epicor Vantage
2 1 (1.59%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) DHCP
1 16 (25.40%) DNS
2 15 (23.81%) VPN
3 6 (9.52%) Internet
4 5 (7.94%) WAN
4 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.94%) LAN
5 3 (4.76%) Firewall
6 2 (3.17%) Network Security
7 1 (1.59%) DSL
7 1 (1.59%) VoIP
7 1 (1.59%) ADSL
7 1 (1.59%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) MySQL
1 1 (1.59%) MS Access
1 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Ant
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 11 (17.46%) Legal
2 9 (14.29%) Finance
3 7 (11.11%) Law
4 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.76%) Retail
5 3 (4.76%) Advertising
6 1 (1.59%) Games
6 1 (1.59%) Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) HTML
2 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) iPad
2 7 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.76%) PDA
3 3 (4.76%) iPhone
4 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.17%) NHS
5 1 (1.59%) LIMS
5 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 35 (55.56%) Windows
2 17 (26.98%) Windows 7
3 12 (19.05%) Windows XP
4 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (12.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (7.94%) CRM
1 5 (7.94%) Document Management
2 4 (6.35%) Web Design
2 4 (6.35%) ITIL
2 4 (6.35%) Line Management
3 3 (4.76%) ERP
3 3 (4.76%) Project Management
3 3 (4.76%) Budget Control
4 2 (3.17%) Time Management
4 2 (3.17%) Data Analysis
4 2 (3.17%) Change Management
4 2 (3.17%) Security Management
4 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.59%) ETL
5 1 (1.59%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.59%) Web Development
5 1 (1.59%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (1.59%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.59%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) PHP
3 1 (1.59%) COBOL
3 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Degree
2 10 (15.87%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) COBIT
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (39.68%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.17%) SCCM
3 1 (1.59%) DameWare
Vendors
1 34 (53.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.05%) Apple
3 10 (15.87%) Citrix
4 9 (14.29%) HP
4 9 (14.29%) Sophos
4 9 (14.29%) SonicWALL
5 7 (11.11%) Avaya
6 4 (6.35%) SAP
7 2 (3.17%) Dell
7 2 (3.17%) Epicor
7 2 (3.17%) Interwoven
7 2 (3.17%) VMware
8 1 (1.59%) Altiris
8 1 (1.59%) Draytek
8 1 (1.59%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
London
Venn Group
Salary: £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £15000.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
Farfetch.com
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Central London / West End
Spink and Son Ltd
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Guildford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £15000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Exeter, Devon, South West
Met Office
Salary: £21,264-£23,790 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago