The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had IT Assistant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Assistant
UK
Rank 822 886 903
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Assistant 29 32 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.032% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.034% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 26 29 32
Median salary £20,625 £24,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.81% +13.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,250 £19,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £18,500 £20,966 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.48%

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
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

IT Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured IT Assistant in the job title.

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 23 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Assistant within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +73 27 £20,750 -15.30% 7
London +52 9 £21,000 -35.38% 3
South East +58 6 £29,621 +41.27% 1
North East +1 3 £17,500 -24.73% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 3 £17,500 -24.73% 1
Tyne and Wear -5 3 £17,500 -24.73% 1
Berkshire - 3 £33,560 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £18,500 -
Surrey +45 2 £29,621 +20.90%
East of England +21 2 £24,000 +37.14% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £42,750 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £16,750 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £42,750 -
Maidenhead - 2 £33,560 -
South West +13 1 £16,500 -31.95% 1
Hampshire +11 1 £22,000 +15.78%
North West -12 1 £18,000 +5.88%
Solihull - 1 £32,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £18,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £30,000 -
Bristol - 1 £16,500 -
Windsor - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £18,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £18,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £18,000 -
Eastleigh - 1 £22,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £30,000 -
Redhill - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £29,621 -
Bradford - 1 £68,500 -

IT Assistant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT Assistant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring IT Assistant in the job title.

1 45 (63.38%) Windows
2 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
3 31 (43.66%) Microsoft
4 29 (40.85%) Windows 7
5 22 (30.99%) Degree
5 22 (30.99%) Windows Server
6 20 (28.17%) LAN
7 18 (25.35%) Cisco
7 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (22.54%) Mathematics
8 16 (22.54%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (21.13%) Mac OS X
9 15 (21.13%) Wireless
9 15 (21.13%) MS Excel
9 15 (21.13%) MS Office
10 14 (19.72%) .NET
10 14 (19.72%) C
10 14 (19.72%) Windows XP
10 14 (19.72%) NVQ Level 3
11 13 (18.31%) Finance
12 8 (11.27%) Windows 10
13 7 (9.86%) Linux
13 7 (9.86%) Internet
14 6 (8.45%) VPN
14 6 (8.45%) Office 365
15 5 (7.04%) WAN
15 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
15 5 (7.04%) Firewall
15 5 (7.04%) Legal
15 5 (7.04%) Time Management

IT Assistant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (21.13%) MS Excel
1 15 (21.13%) MS Office
2 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Eikon
1 2 (2.82%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) Yammer
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.17%) LAN
2 16 (22.54%) Cisco IOS
3 15 (21.13%) Wireless
4 7 (9.86%) Internet
5 6 (8.45%) VPN
6 5 (7.04%) Firewall
6 5 (7.04%) WAN
7 3 (4.23%) VoIP
8 2 (2.82%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.82%) VLAN
8 2 (2.82%) WebEx
8 2 (2.82%) WLAN
9 1 (1.41%) Intranet
9 1 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.41%) Network Security
9 1 (1.41%) PABX
9 1 (1.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) MySQL
1 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Legal
3 2 (2.82%) Advertising
3 2 (2.82%) Back Office
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Law
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.41%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (1.41%) Front Office
4 1 (1.41%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Publishing
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Mathematics
2 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.41%) CCTV
5 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.41%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.41%) iPad
5 1 (1.41%) LIMS
5 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (63.38%) Windows
2 29 (40.85%) Windows 7
3 22 (30.99%) Windows Server
4 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (21.13%) Mac OS X
6 14 (19.72%) Windows XP
7 8 (11.27%) Windows 10
8 7 (9.86%) Linux
9 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.82%) Android
10 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.41%) Unix
11 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (7.04%) Time Management
2 4 (5.63%) Document Management
2 4 (5.63%) ITIL
3 3 (4.23%) Line Management
3 3 (4.23%) Logistics
4 2 (2.82%) Business Analysis
4 2 (2.82%) CRM
4 2 (2.82%) E-Procurement
4 2 (2.82%) Information Security
4 2 (2.82%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (2.82%) Problem Management
4 2 (2.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (1.41%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.41%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (1.41%) Information Management
5 1 (1.41%) Programme Management
5 1 (1.41%) Project Management
5 1 (1.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.41%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.72%) C
2 1 (1.41%) C#
2 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (30.99%) Degree
2 14 (19.72%) NVQ Level 3
3 3 (4.23%) A+ Certification
3 3 (4.23%) MCP
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.82%) MCSA
4 2 (2.82%) MCSE
4 2 (2.82%) MOS
5 1 (1.41%) CCNA
5 1 (1.41%) CISA
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.41%) CISM
5 1 (1.41%) CISSP
5 1 (1.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.41%) Graphite
2 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (43.66%) Microsoft
2 18 (25.35%) Cisco
3 3 (4.23%) Avaya
3 3 (4.23%) VMware
4 2 (2.82%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.82%) Canon
4 2 (2.82%) Dell
4 2 (2.82%) HP
4 2 (2.82%) Reuters
4 2 (2.82%) Xerox
5 1 (1.41%) Adobe
5 1 (1.41%) Mitel
5 1 (1.41%) New Relic
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.41%) Sophos
5 1 (1.41%) Symantec
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