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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Assistant
UK
Rank 821 912 922
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Assistant 28 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.025% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.026% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 28
Median salary £22,000 £24,750 £18,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,700 £19,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,750
UK excluding London median salary £18,000 £23,500 £18,000
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +30.55%

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
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +108 27 £22,000 -10.20% 3
London +57 9 £32,000 +21.90% 1
East of England +26 4 £25,000 +42.85%
South West +22 3 £22,500 -7.21%
West Midlands - 3 £16,000 -
North East - 3 £17,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £17,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £17,500 -
South East +61 2 £22,000 -2.22%
Wiltshire +22 2 £22,500 -4.25%
Yorkshire - 2 £21,000 -
Swindon - 2 £22,500 -
Surrey +48 1 - -
Hampshire +21 1 £22,000 +15.78%
Hertfordshire +13 1 - -
North West -8 1 £18,000 +5.88% 1
Solihull - 1 £32,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £16,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £15,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £25,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £18,000 -
Bristol - 1 £16,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £18,000 -
Worcester - 1 £15,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £21,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Biggleswade - 1 £25,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £18,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £18,000 -
Eastleigh - 1 £22,000 -

IT Assistant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 46 (61.33%) Windows
2 34 (45.33%) Active Directory
3 33 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 29 (38.67%) Windows 7
5 25 (33.33%) Degree
6 20 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (24.00%) MS Excel
7 18 (24.00%) LAN
8 17 (22.67%) MS Office
8 17 (22.67%) Cisco
9 16 (21.33%) Mathematics
9 16 (21.33%) Cisco IOS
10 15 (20.00%) Wireless
10 15 (20.00%) Mac OS X
11 14 (18.67%) Windows XP
11 14 (18.67%) C
11 14 (18.67%) .NET
11 14 (18.67%) NVQ Level 3
12 13 (17.33%) Finance
13 8 (10.67%) Office 365
13 8 (10.67%) Windows 10
14 7 (9.33%) Legal
15 6 (8.00%) Firewall
15 6 (8.00%) VPN
15 6 (8.00%) Internet
16 5 (6.67%) Time Management
16 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
16 5 (6.67%) Linux
16 5 (6.67%) Computer Science

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 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (22.67%) MS Office
3 3 (4.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.67%) Acrobat
4 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Eikon
1 2 (2.67%) Summit
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.33%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Office 365
2 2 (2.67%) Yammer
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.33%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) LAN
2 16 (21.33%) Cisco IOS
3 15 (20.00%) Wireless
4 6 (8.00%) Firewall
4 6 (8.00%) Internet
4 6 (8.00%) VPN
5 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.33%) WAN
7 3 (4.00%) VLAN
8 2 (2.67%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.67%) VoIP
8 2 (2.67%) WebEx
9 1 (1.33%) Intranet
9 1 (1.33%) PABX
9 1 (1.33%) Skype
9 1 (1.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) MySQL
2 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (17.33%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Legal
3 3 (4.00%) Advertising
3 3 (4.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Back Office
4 2 (2.67%) Marketing
4 2 (2.67%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.33%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.33%) Front Office
5 1 (1.33%) Games
5 1 (1.33%) Law
5 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.67%) .NET
2 2 (2.67%) HTML
2 2 (2.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Mathematics
2 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.33%) CCTV
5 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.33%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.33%) LIMS
5 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (61.33%) Windows
2 29 (38.67%) Windows 7
3 20 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (20.00%) Mac OS X
5 14 (18.67%) Windows XP
6 8 (10.67%) Windows 10
7 5 (6.67%) Linux
8 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.67%) Android
10 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.33%) Unix
10 1 (1.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (6.67%) Business Analysis
1 5 (6.67%) Time Management
2 4 (5.33%) Document Management
2 4 (5.33%) Internal Audit
2 4 (5.33%) IT Audit
3 3 (4.00%) ITIL
3 3 (4.00%) Logistics
3 3 (4.00%) Project Management
3 3 (4.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (2.67%) Coaching
4 2 (2.67%) CRM
4 2 (2.67%) E-Procurement
4 2 (2.67%) Information Security
4 2 (2.67%) IT Governance
4 2 (2.67%) Line Management
5 1 (1.33%) Analytics
5 1 (1.33%) Data Analytics
5 1 (1.33%) Desktop Publishing
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (1.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.67%) C
2 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.33%) SQL
3 3 (4.00%) C#
4 2 (2.67%) PHP
4 2 (2.67%) VBA
5 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (33.33%) Degree
2 14 (18.67%) NVQ Level 3
3 3 (4.00%) A+ Certification
3 3 (4.00%) CISA
3 3 (4.00%) MCP
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.67%) MCSA
4 2 (2.67%) MCSE
4 2 (2.67%) MOS
5 1 (1.33%) CCNA
5 1 (1.33%) CIMA
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (45.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.33%) Graphite
2 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.67%) Cisco
3 3 (4.00%) VMware
4 2 (2.67%) Avaya
4 2 (2.67%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.67%) Canon
4 2 (2.67%) Dell
4 2 (2.67%) HP
4 2 (2.67%) iManage
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle
4 2 (2.67%) Reuters
4 2 (2.67%) Xerox
5 1 (1.33%) Adobe
5 1 (1.33%) Mitel
5 1 (1.33%) New Relic
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) Sophos
5 1 (1.33%) Symantec
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Ultimate Products
Salary: From £15,000 to £21,000 per annum (experience depending)
Posted: 20 days ago
Seaham, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago