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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Assistant
Rank 868 856 846
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Assistant 27 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.028% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.029% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 32
Average salary £22,500 £20,750 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -16.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £16,000 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £33,221
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £20,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%

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
107784 102248 109748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.51% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 87953 84954 93424
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 20 October 2014 within the UK.

IT Assistant Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Assistant
Top 25 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 20 October 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 -16 27 £22,500 +4.65% 4
London +1 12 £22,500 - 1
Surrey - 5 £20,500 -
South East - 5 £20,500 - 1
South West -17 3 £25,000 +6.38%
North West - 3 £16,250 - 1
Redhill - 3 £21,500 -
East of England -23 2 £26,250 +16.66%
Chiswick - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £18,000 -
Staines - 2 £18,250 -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Dorset - 2 - -
Norfolk +15 1 £30,000 +33.33%
West Yorkshire -21 1 £23,500 +17.50%
Leeds -25 1 £23,500 +17.50%
Yorkshire -36 1 £23,500 +17.50%
East Midlands - 1 £22,000 -
Somerset - 1 £25,000 -
Essex - 1 £22,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £22,000 -
Loughborough - 1 £22,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £14,500 - 1
Witham - 1 £22,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £14,500 - 1

IT Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 35 (47.30%) Microsoft
2 32 (43.24%) Windows
3 20 (27.03%) MS Office
4 16 (21.62%) Windows XP
5 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
5 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
6 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
7 12 (16.22%) Windows 7
8 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
8 10 (13.51%) SQL
9 9 (12.16%) Finance
10 8 (10.81%) Degree
11 7 (9.46%) Retail
11 7 (9.46%) LAN
12 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
12 6 (8.11%) MS Access
13 5 (6.76%) Apple
13 5 (6.76%) WAN
13 5 (6.76%) Citrix
13 5 (6.76%) Advertising
13 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (5.41%) Legal
14 4 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
14 4 (5.41%) Adobe
14 4 (5.41%) VPN
14 4 (5.41%) VoIP
14 4 (5.41%) CRM
14 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
14 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003

IT Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.35%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (27.03%) MS Office
2 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.35%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) LAN
2 5 (6.76%) WAN
3 4 (5.41%) VoIP
3 4 (5.41%) VPN
4 3 (4.05%) DNS
4 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.70%) Network Security
5 2 (2.70%) Firewall
6 1 (1.35%) NAS
6 1 (1.35%) Wireless
6 1 (1.35%) Broadband
6 1 (1.35%) Intranet
6 1 (1.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) MS Access
3 2 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Retail
3 5 (6.76%) Advertising
4 4 (5.41%) Legal
5 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.70%) Publishing
6 2 (2.70%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.35%) Japanese Language
7 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.35%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) HTML
1 1 (1.35%) .NET
1 1 (1.35%) CSS
1 1 (1.35%) LAMP
1 1 (1.35%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Blackberry
1 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) iPhone
2 2 (2.70%) LIMS
2 2 (2.70%) Photography
3 1 (1.35%) Wiki
3 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.24%) Windows
2 16 (21.62%) Windows XP
3 12 (16.22%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X Server
6 2 (2.70%) Linux
6 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (5.41%) CRM
2 3 (4.05%) Project Management
2 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
3 2 (2.70%) Logistics
3 2 (2.70%) Time Management
3 2 (2.70%) Data Entry
4 1 (1.35%) Process Improvement
4 1 (1.35%) Line Management
4 1 (1.35%) Business Development
4 1 (1.35%) Resource Management
4 1 (1.35%) ERP
4 1 (1.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.35%) Web Design
4 1 (1.35%) Programme Management
4 1 (1.35%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) PHP
3 1 (1.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.35%) XenApp
3 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Vendors
1 35 (47.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) Citrix
2 5 (6.76%) Apple
3 4 (5.41%) Adobe
4 3 (4.05%) Cisco
5 2 (2.70%) Lotus
5 2 (2.70%) Nortel
5 2 (2.70%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.70%) SAP
5 2 (2.70%) VMware
6 1 (1.35%) Zend
6 1 (1.35%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.35%) Epicor
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Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £14000.00 - £15000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £14000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
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