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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Assistant
Rank 869 837 877
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +40
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Assistant 32 33 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.031% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.033% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 20
Average salary £23,500 £20,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -18.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £16,727 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £27,000 £27,200
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £22,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
110597 101053 111513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89479 83749 95349
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -26 30 £23,000 +15.00% 6
London -22 10 £24,000 +20.00%
South East -16 8 £20,000 -18.36% 2
North West - 4 £21,500 -
East of England -15 3 £21,750 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £17,500 - 1
Newbury - 3 £17,500 -
Surrey -8 2 £21,750 -11.22% 1
East Midlands -10 2 £27,000 -
Yorkshire -54 2 £23,500 +40.49% 1
Brighton - 2 £27,500 -
East Sussex - 2 £27,500 -
Manchester - 2 £17,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £20,000 -
Hampshire -6 1 - -
Leicestershire -6 1 £22,000 -18.51%
South Yorkshire -16 1 - -
City of London -16 1 £36,000 +80.00%
Sheffield -18 1 - -
Somerset -19 1 £25,000 - 1
South West -19 1 £25,000 +25.00% 1
West Yorkshire -33 1 £23,500 +17.50% 1
Leeds -42 1 £23,500 +17.50% 1
Biggleswade - 1 £20,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £31,000 -
Chertsey - 1 £24,500 -
Staines - 1 £19,000 - 1
Watford - 1 £23,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £23,500 -
Loughborough - 1 £22,000 -

IT Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 46 (52.27%) Microsoft
2 38 (43.18%) Windows
3 28 (31.82%) MS Office
4 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
4 15 (17.05%) MS Excel
4 15 (17.05%) Windows XP
4 15 (17.05%) Finance
5 14 (15.91%) Degree
5 14 (15.91%) Windows 7
6 13 (14.77%) MS Exchange
7 12 (13.64%) SQL
8 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
9 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
9 7 (7.95%) Windows 8
10 6 (6.82%) DNS
11 5 (5.68%) Citrix
11 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (5.68%) Firewall
11 5 (5.68%) Business Development
12 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
12 4 (4.55%) MS Access
12 4 (4.55%) LAN
12 4 (4.55%) VoIP
12 4 (4.55%) WAN
12 4 (4.55%) DHCP
12 4 (4.55%) Cisco
12 4 (4.55%) Adobe
12 4 (4.55%) Apple
12 4 (4.55%) Blackberry
12 4 (4.55%) Programme Management

IT Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 13 (14.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.27%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) IIS
3 1 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.14%) WorkSite
3 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (31.82%) MS Office
2 15 (17.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.14%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.82%) DNS
3 5 (5.68%) Firewall
4 4 (4.55%) LAN
4 4 (4.55%) VoIP
4 4 (4.55%) WAN
4 4 (4.55%) DHCP
5 2 (2.27%) VPN
5 2 (2.27%) Wireless
5 2 (2.27%) Network Security
6 1 (1.14%) NAS
6 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.14%) Intranet
6 1 (1.14%) Internet
6 1 (1.14%) LDAP
6 1 (1.14%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) MS Access
3 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.27%) MySQL
4 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (17.05%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Retail
2 4 (4.55%) Marketing
3 3 (3.41%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Legal
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Law
5 1 (1.14%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) HTML
1 2 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (1.14%) COM
2 1 (1.14%) CSS
2 1 (1.14%) LAMP
2 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.14%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (3.41%) iPhone
2 3 (3.41%) Hedge funds
2 3 (3.41%) SWIFT
3 2 (2.27%) LIMS
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.14%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) Wiki
4 1 (1.14%) FMCG
4 1 (1.14%) Social Media
4 1 (1.14%) iPad
4 1 (1.14%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 38 (43.18%) Windows
2 15 (17.05%) Windows XP
3 14 (15.91%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.95%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.41%) Linux
8 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.14%) UNIX
9 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.14%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.14%) OpenBSD
9 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (5.68%) Business Development
2 4 (4.55%) Programme Management
3 3 (3.41%) Risk Management
3 3 (3.41%) ERP
3 3 (3.41%) Service Delivery
3 3 (3.41%) Wealth Management
3 3 (3.41%) Web Development
3 3 (3.41%) Data Entry
4 2 (2.27%) Process Improvement
4 2 (2.27%) Data Analysis
4 2 (2.27%) Time Management
4 2 (2.27%) Project Management
5 1 (1.14%) Change Management
5 1 (1.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.14%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (1.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.14%) Resource Management
5 1 (1.14%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (15.91%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.27%) CIMA
3 2 (2.27%) MBA
4 1 (1.14%) CISA
4 1 (1.14%) CISM
4 1 (1.14%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) COBIT
1 1 (1.14%) COSO
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.41%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.14%) Dovecot
3 1 (1.14%) KVM
3 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.14%) Postfix
3 1 (1.14%) XenApp
3 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (52.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.68%) Citrix
3 4 (4.55%) Adobe
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco
3 4 (4.55%) Apple
4 3 (3.41%) Reuters
4 3 (3.41%) Bloomberg
4 3 (3.41%) Murex
4 3 (3.41%) SAP
5 2 (2.27%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.27%) CA
5 2 (2.27%) Lotus
5 2 (2.27%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.14%) CODA
6 1 (1.14%) VMware
6 1 (1.14%) Zend
6 1 (1.14%) Epicor
6 1 (1.14%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.14%) Avaya
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