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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Assistant
Rank 846 865 859
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Assistant 27 54 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.046% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.048% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 23 42 16
Average salary £21,000 £22,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £17,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £19,250 £20,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -11.11%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 2015 within the UK.

IT Assistant Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Assistant
Top 24 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 29 May 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 +25 27 £21,000 -4.54% 6
South East +7 9 £20,000 -18.36% 5
London +53 8 £21,000 -12.50%
Surrey +28 6 £24,500 +4.25% 4
East of England +21 4 £24,000 +29.72%
Chertsey +7 3 £24,500 -
Bristol -6 3 - -
South West -11 3 - - 1
Fareham - 3 £18,000 - 1
Guildford - 3 £20,000 - 2
Hampshire - 3 £18,000 - 1
Suffolk - 3 £18,000 -
North West +12 2 £18,500 -7.50%
Ipswich - 2 £17,750 -
City of London +38 1 £55,000 +129.16%
Manchester +19 1 £19,500 -1.26%
Essex +8 1 £30,000 +62.16%
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 1 £17,000 -2.85%
North East -5 1 £17,000 -2.85%
Tyne and Wear -5 1 £17,000 -2.85%
Merseyside - 1 £17,500 -
St Helens - 1 £17,500 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £40,000 -
Colchester - 1 £30,000 -

IT Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 35 (60.34%) MS Office
2 30 (51.72%) Windows
3 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
4 24 (41.38%) MS Excel
5 19 (32.76%) Active Directory
6 17 (29.31%) SQL
6 17 (29.31%) Windows 7
7 16 (27.59%) Degree
8 12 (20.69%) MS Exchange
8 12 (20.69%) VPN
9 11 (18.97%) Windows XP
9 11 (18.97%) Hyper-V
10 10 (17.24%) iPad
10 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (17.24%) Finance
10 10 (17.24%) Law
10 10 (17.24%) Apple
11 9 (15.52%) DHCP
11 9 (15.52%) MCP
11 9 (15.52%) DNS
11 9 (15.52%) Legal
11 9 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (15.52%) Windows 8
12 8 (13.79%) SonicWALL
12 8 (13.79%) HP
12 8 (13.79%) Citrix
12 8 (13.79%) Avaya
12 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (13.79%) Sophos
12 8 (13.79%) Blackberry

IT Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 12 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.62%) WorkSite
4 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 35 (60.34%) MS Office
2 24 (41.38%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.17%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (3.45%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Epicor Vantage
2 1 (1.72%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.72%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) VPN
2 9 (15.52%) DHCP
2 9 (15.52%) DNS
3 7 (12.07%) Internet
4 4 (6.90%) LAN
4 4 (6.90%) WAN
5 1 (1.72%) Network Security
5 1 (1.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) MS Access
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
1 10 (17.24%) Law
2 9 (15.52%) Legal
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) iPad
2 8 (13.79%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.17%) LIMS
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) PDA
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) iPhone
4 2 (3.45%) NHS
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (51.72%) Windows
2 17 (29.31%) Windows 7
3 11 (18.97%) Windows XP
4 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (15.52%) Windows 8
6 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.17%) Linux
8 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.62%) Document Management
2 4 (6.90%) Line Management
2 4 (6.90%) ERP
2 4 (6.90%) Project Management
2 4 (6.90%) ITIL
3 3 (5.17%) Budget Control
4 2 (3.45%) Data Analysis
4 2 (3.45%) Change Management
4 2 (3.45%) Time Management
4 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.45%) CRM
4 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.72%) ETL
5 1 (1.72%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.72%) Patch Management
5 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.72%) Coaching
5 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.72%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (1.72%) VBA
3 1 (1.72%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Degree
2 9 (15.52%) MCP
3 1 (1.72%) MCSE
3 1 (1.72%) MCSA
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.72%) CCNP
3 1 (1.72%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) COBIT
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (32.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.97%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) Apple
3 8 (13.79%) SonicWALL
3 8 (13.79%) HP
3 8 (13.79%) Citrix
3 8 (13.79%) Avaya
3 8 (13.79%) Sophos
4 3 (5.17%) Epicor
5 2 (3.45%) VMware
5 2 (3.45%) Interwoven
5 2 (3.45%) Dell
5 2 (3.45%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) Sage
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £16000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, flexi time
Posted: 10 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Fleet Street, London
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Salary: Attractive salary and excellent potential
Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum
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