The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support 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 Support Assistant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Assistant
Rank 879 896 897
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Assistant 16 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.009% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.009% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 5
Average salary £18,000 £22,250 £20,674
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.10% +7.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £15,500 £18,469
10% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £25,350 £25,069
UK excluding London average salary £18,000 £16,500 £20,674
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -20.18%

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
103849 108425 103990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 85040 87699 86943
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 £27,000 £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 Support Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Support Assistant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Support Assistant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Support Assistant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Support Assistant within the UK.

IT Support Assistant Salary Trend in the UK

IT Support Assistant
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Assistant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 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 -4 16 £18,000 -19.10% 5
East of England - 9 £18,000 -
Suffolk - 5 £17,500 -
Ipswich - 5 £17,500 -
Essex - 4 £18,000 -
North West - 4 £18,635 - 1
Thurrock - 3 £18,000 -
Cumbria - 2 £17,770 -
South East +8 1 £18,000 - 1
Bristol 0 1 - -
South West -9 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £22,500 -
Carlisle - 1 £17,770 -
Fareham - 1 £18,000 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £18,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £22,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £21,500 -
Manchester - 1 £19,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £22,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £21,500 -

IT Support Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Support 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 Support Assistant in their job title.

1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) MS Office
3 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
4 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
4 19 (57.58%) MS Exchange
5 16 (48.48%) DHCP
5 16 (48.48%) DNS
6 14 (42.42%) VPN
7 13 (39.39%) MS Excel
7 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
8 12 (36.36%) Hyper-V
9 11 (33.33%) Windows XP
10 10 (30.30%) SQL
10 10 (30.30%) MCP
10 10 (30.30%) Apple
10 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (27.27%) iPad
11 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (27.27%) SonicWALL
11 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (27.27%) Sophos
11 9 (27.27%) HP
12 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
13 6 (18.18%) PHP
13 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
13 6 (18.18%) Web Design
14 5 (15.15%) WAN
14 5 (15.15%) LAN
14 5 (15.15%) Internet
15 4 (12.12%) Avaya

IT Support Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Support 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 Support Assistant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (57.58%) MS Exchange
2 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.06%) WorkSite
4 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (72.73%) MS Office
2 13 (39.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) DHCP
1 16 (48.48%) DNS
2 14 (42.42%) VPN
3 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
4 5 (15.15%) WAN
4 5 (15.15%) LAN
4 5 (15.15%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
5 1 (3.03%) ADSL
5 1 (3.03%) Broadband
General
1 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Law
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) COM
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) iPad
2 2 (6.06%) NHS
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
3 11 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.06%) Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Web Design
2 4 (12.12%) Line Management
3 3 (9.09%) ERP
4 2 (6.06%) Document Management
5 1 (3.03%) Web Development
5 1 (3.03%) Time Management
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) MCP
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 12 (36.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) DameWare
1 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Apple
3 9 (27.27%) Sophos
3 9 (27.27%) HP
3 9 (27.27%) SonicWALL
4 4 (12.12%) Avaya
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) Epicor
6 1 (3.03%) SolidWorks
6 1 (3.03%) Altiris
6 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
6 1 (3.03%) Draytek
6 1 (3.03%) Trend Micro
St. Helens, Merseyside
Clayton Group
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £16000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, flexi time
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
South East London
John Robertson Architects Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum commensurate with experience.
Posted: 27 days ago