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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Assistant
Rank 845 868 883
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Assistant 35 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.011% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 9
Average salary £21,500 £22,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £16,000 £15,600
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £20,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £19,000 £19,000
% change year-on-year
+13.15% -

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Assistant within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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 +23 35 £21,500 -6.52% 6
South East - 13 £21,500 - 3
East of England - 10 £30,000 - 1
Surrey - 7 £21,500 - 3
Redhill - 7 £21,500 -
London -10 6 £25,000 -5.66% 2
Norfolk - 6 £30,000 -
Ipswich - 4 £17,500 - 1
Suffolk - 4 £17,500 - 1
South West -9 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £18,500 -
Dorset - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £23,250 -
Birmingham - 2 £18,500 -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Fareham - 2 - -
City of London +11 1 £32,500 +23.80%
West Yorkshire 0 1 - -
Yorkshire -18 1 - -
North West - 1 £14,500 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Bicester - 1 £22,500 -
Brighton - 1 £26,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £14,500 -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £14,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £26,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £22,500 -

IT Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 38 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 32 (53.33%) Windows
3 28 (46.67%) MS Office
4 24 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 22 (36.67%) MS Excel
6 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
7 15 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 14 (23.33%) DHCP
8 14 (23.33%) DNS
8 14 (23.33%) Windows 7
9 11 (18.33%) Apple
10 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (15.00%) PHP
11 9 (15.00%) SQL
11 9 (15.00%) VPN
12 8 (13.33%) CRM
12 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
12 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
12 8 (13.33%) Citrix
12 8 (13.33%) Advertising
13 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
13 7 (11.67%) Legal
13 7 (11.67%) Retail
14 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (10.00%) Web Design
14 6 (10.00%) iPad
15 5 (8.33%) MCP
15 5 (8.33%) LAN
15 5 (8.33%) VoIP
15 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010

IT Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (46.67%) MS Office
2 22 (36.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.33%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.67%) S-PLUS
5 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) DHCP
1 14 (23.33%) DNS
2 9 (15.00%) VPN
3 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.33%) LAN
4 5 (8.33%) VoIP
5 3 (5.00%) WAN
5 3 (5.00%) Firewall
6 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.33%) Network Security
7 1 (1.67%) ADSL
7 1 (1.67%) Broadband
7 1 (1.67%) Intranet
7 1 (1.67%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) MS Access
2 2 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Ant
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 8 (13.33%) Advertising
2 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.67%) Legal
2 7 (11.67%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Multimedia
3 3 (5.00%) Finance
4 2 (3.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) COM
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) LAMP
2 1 (1.67%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) iPad
2 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.33%) PDA
2 2 (3.33%) Photography
2 2 (3.33%) iPhone
3 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (53.33%) Windows
2 15 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 14 (23.33%) Windows 7
4 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.33%) Linux
6 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X Server
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) CRM
2 6 (10.00%) Web Design
3 3 (5.00%) Project Management
4 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.33%) ERP
4 2 (3.33%) Security Management
4 2 (3.33%) Logistics
5 1 (1.67%) Web Development
5 1 (1.67%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (1.67%) Time Management
5 1 (1.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.67%) Coaching
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL
5 1 (1.67%) Document Management
5 1 (1.67%) ETL
5 1 (1.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) PHP
1 9 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) VBA
2 1 (1.67%) C#
2 1 (1.67%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) MCP
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.67%) XenApp
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.67%) DameWare
Vendors
1 38 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.33%) Apple
3 8 (13.33%) Citrix
4 4 (6.67%) Adobe
4 4 (6.67%) HP
4 4 (6.67%) SonicWALL
4 4 (6.67%) Sophos
5 3 (5.00%) SAP
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco
6 2 (3.33%) Nortel
6 2 (3.33%) VMware
7 1 (1.67%) Altiris
7 1 (1.67%) Zend
7 1 (1.67%) Draytek
7 1 (1.67%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.67%) Epicor
7 1 (1.67%) Business Objects
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