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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Assistant
Rank 872 917 896
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Assistant 18 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.013% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.014% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 6
Average salary £18,000 £22,500 £20,674
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,770 £15,600 £18,837
10% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £55,000 £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £18,000 £16,750 £20,674
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -18.97%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 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 24 April 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 +15 18 £18,000 -20.00% 5
East of England - 4 £18,000 -
North West - 4 £18,635 -
London +26 3 £21,000 -34.37% 1
South East +17 3 £18,000 - 1
Bristol -2 3 - -
South West -20 3 - - 1
Essex - 3 £18,000 -
Thurrock - 3 £18,000 -
Cumbria - 2 £17,770 -
Hampshire - 2 £18,000 -
Fareham - 2 £18,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 1 £17,000 -2.85% 2
Tyne and Wear -9 1 £17,000 -2.85% 2
North East -11 1 £17,000 -13.92% 2
Suffolk - 1 £18,000 -
Surrey - 1 £19,000 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £21,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £21,500 -
Manchester - 1 £19,500 -
Guildford - 1 £19,000 - 1
Ipswich - 1 £18,000 -
Carlisle - 1 £17,770 -

IT Support Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 27 (72.97%) MS Office
3 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
4 17 (45.95%) MS Excel
5 16 (43.24%) MS Exchange
5 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
6 15 (40.54%) Windows 7
7 14 (37.84%) VPN
8 13 (35.14%) DNS
8 13 (35.14%) DHCP
9 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
9 12 (32.43%) Hyper-V
10 11 (29.73%) SQL
11 10 (27.03%) MCP
11 10 (27.03%) Apple
11 10 (27.03%) iPad
12 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (24.32%) SonicWALL
12 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (24.32%) Sophos
12 9 (24.32%) HP
13 8 (21.62%) Degree
14 7 (18.92%) Avaya
15 6 (16.22%) Internet
15 6 (16.22%) Law
15 6 (16.22%) Windows 8
16 5 (13.51%) Legal
16 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
16 5 (13.51%) Citrix

IT Support Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (43.24%) MS Exchange
2 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.41%) WorkSite
4 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (72.97%) MS Office
2 17 (45.95%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) VPN
2 13 (35.14%) DNS
2 13 (35.14%) DHCP
3 6 (16.22%) Internet
4 5 (13.51%) LAN
4 5 (13.51%) WAN
5 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) VoIP
6 1 (2.70%) ADSL
6 1 (2.70%) Broadband
6 1 (2.70%) Firewall
General
1 6 (16.22%) Law
2 5 (13.51%) Legal
3 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) iPad
2 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Windows 7
3 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) Web Design
1 4 (10.81%) Line Management
2 3 (8.11%) ERP
2 3 (8.11%) Document Management
3 2 (5.41%) Time Management
4 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) MCP
2 8 (21.62%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
2 12 (32.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) DameWare
1 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) Apple
3 9 (24.32%) Sophos
3 9 (24.32%) SonicWALL
3 9 (24.32%) HP
4 7 (18.92%) Avaya
5 5 (13.51%) Citrix
6 2 (5.41%) Epicor
7 1 (2.70%) Draytek
7 1 (2.70%) Trend Micro
7 1 (2.70%) Altiris
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £15000.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
Farfetch.com
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Guildford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £15000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Exeter, Devon, South West
Met Office
Salary: £21,264-£23,790 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago