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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Assistant
Rank 875 912 939
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Assistant 36 52 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.047% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.049% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 34 47 31
Median salary £23,750 £24,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,300 £18,800 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £51,300 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £17,810 £24,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
-27.30% +11.36%

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Assistant within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +47 36 £23,750 -3.06% 7
London +49 17 £27,500 +10.00% 2
North West +21 7 £17,810 -
South East +40 4 £26,000 +6.12% 2
East of England +13 4 £19,750 -28.18% 1
Essex +9 4 £19,750 -28.18%
Rochdale - 4 £17,810 -
Manchester - 4 £17,810 -
Surrey +18 3 £26,000 +6.12%
Chertsey -4 3 £26,000 +6.12%
Yorkshire +26 2 £17,000 -15.00% 1
North Yorkshire +14 2 £17,000 -2.85%
Merseyside -12 2 £17,797 -
Harrogate - 2 £17,000 -
St Helens - 2 £17,797 -
Chelmsford - 2 £24,250 -
Purfleet - 2 £16,000 -
City of London +59 1 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Coventry -3 1 £18,500 -33.92%
Wimbledon -6 1 £24,000 +6.66%
West Midlands -9 1 £18,500 -13.95%
East Midlands - 1 £10,938 - 1
Mayfair - 1 £26,000 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £10,938 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £19,000 -
Blackburn - 1 £16,000 -
Sleaford - 1 £10,938 -
Kent - 1 £19,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £16,000 -

IT Assistant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 23 (30.26%) Windows
2 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (23.68%) Active Directory
3 18 (23.68%) MS Office
4 17 (22.37%) Finance
4 17 (22.37%) Degree
5 14 (18.42%) Linux
5 14 (18.42%) LAN
6 13 (17.11%) MS Excel
7 10 (13.16%) Unix
8 9 (11.84%) Windows Server
9 8 (10.53%) LIMS
9 8 (10.53%) Firewall
10 7 (9.21%) WAN
10 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
10 7 (9.21%) VPN
11 6 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
11 6 (7.89%) Internet
11 6 (7.89%) Reuters
11 6 (7.89%) Bloomberg
11 6 (7.89%) Avaya
11 6 (7.89%) VoIP
11 6 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (6.58%) PCI DSS
12 5 (6.58%) Mitel
12 5 (6.58%) Banking
12 5 (6.58%) Windows 10
12 5 (6.58%) Office 365

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 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.95%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (23.68%) MS Office
2 13 (17.11%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.32%) Eikon
2 1 (1.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Office 365
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) LAN
2 8 (10.53%) Firewall
3 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.21%) VPN
3 7 (9.21%) WAN
4 6 (7.89%) Internet
4 6 (7.89%) VoIP
5 3 (3.95%) DHCP
5 3 (3.95%) DNS
5 3 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.95%) Network Security
5 3 (3.95%) PBX
5 3 (3.95%) WLAN
6 2 (2.63%) Intranet
6 2 (2.63%) SAN
6 2 (2.63%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (2.63%) VLAN
6 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.63%) Wireless
7 1 (1.32%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.32%) MySQL
2 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Legal
4 3 (3.95%) Marketing
4 3 (3.95%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Automotive
5 2 (2.63%) Back Office
5 2 (2.63%) Law
5 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.32%) Advertising
6 1 (1.32%) Front Office
6 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) .NET
1 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.32%) Web Services
1 1 (1.32%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) LIMS
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) iPhone
2 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.95%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.95%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.95%) STB
3 3 (3.95%) SWIFT
3 3 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.63%) Handset
5 1 (1.32%) FMCG
5 1 (1.32%) iPad
5 1 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.26%) Windows
2 14 (18.42%) Linux
3 10 (13.16%) Unix
4 9 (11.84%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.58%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.95%) Android
8 3 (3.95%) Solaris
8 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (5.26%) Information Security
3 4 (5.26%) ITIL
4 3 (3.95%) BCP
4 3 (3.95%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (3.95%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (3.95%) Time Management
4 3 (3.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (3.95%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (2.63%) Data Security
5 2 (2.63%) E-Procurement
5 2 (2.63%) Line Management
5 2 (2.63%) Logistics
5 2 (2.63%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.32%) Change Management
6 1 (1.32%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (1.32%) Project Management
6 1 (1.32%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.32%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) C#
1 2 (2.63%) Java
1 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.63%) VBScript
2 1 (1.32%) C
2 1 (1.32%) C++
2 1 (1.32%) SQL
2 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) CCNA
2 3 (3.95%) CISA
2 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.95%) CISM
2 3 (3.95%) CISSP
3 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.32%) MCP
3 1 (1.32%) MCSA
3 1 (1.32%) MCSE
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.95%) NFS
4 2 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.63%) vSphere
4 2 (2.63%) XenApp
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.63%) WSUS
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.32%) Graphite
2 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Avaya
2 6 (7.89%) Bloomberg
2 6 (7.89%) Reuters
3 5 (6.58%) Mitel
4 4 (5.26%) VMware
5 3 (3.95%) Cisco
5 3 (3.95%) Citrix
5 3 (3.95%) Fundtech
5 3 (3.95%) HP
5 3 (3.95%) Lotus
5 3 (3.95%) Sun
5 3 (3.95%) Temenos
6 2 (2.63%) Intel Security
6 2 (2.63%) New Relic
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle
6 2 (2.63%) ProCurve
6 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.63%) Symantec
7 1 (1.32%) Sophos
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