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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Assistant
Rank 933 921 944
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Assistant 15 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.020% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.020% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 8
Average salary £20,000 £17,885 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.82% -22.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £17,500 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £28,150
UK excluding London average salary £19,000 £17,635 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+7.74% -19.84%

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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 16 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 9 February 2016. 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 15 £20,000 +13.41% 2
South East +16 6 £19,000 -11.62% 1
London +11 5 £25,000 -14.52% 1
Winchester - 4 £19,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £19,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £23,250 -
North East - 2 £23,250 -
Dartford - 2 £22,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £23,250 -
Kent - 2 £22,500 -
North West +24 1 £17,000 -13.41%
Essex +2 1 £17,500 -2.77%
East of England -8 1 £17,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £17,000 -
Preston - 1 £17,000 -
Brentwood - 1 £17,500 -

IT Support Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) MS Office
3 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 8 (30.77%) Apple iOS
4 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
4 7 (26.92%) Data Security
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) Degree
7 3 (11.54%) Time Management
7 3 (11.54%) iPhone
7 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 3 (11.54%) Law
7 3 (11.54%) Legal
7 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
7 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
7 3 (11.54%) Citrix
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (11.54%) DBS Check
7 3 (11.54%) iPad
8 2 (7.69%) PaperCut
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
8 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
8 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.69%) Interwoven
8 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
8 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.69%) EDI
8 2 (7.69%) HP
8 2 (7.69%) Information Security
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco

IT Support Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (57.69%) MS Office
2 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) VLAN
1 1 (3.85%) VoIP
1 1 (3.85%) VPN
General
1 3 (11.54%) Law
1 3 (11.54%) Legal
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) iPad
1 3 (11.54%) iPhone
2 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) SecurID
2 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.85%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Apple iOS
2 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) Android
5 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Data Security
2 3 (11.54%) Time Management
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) Information Security
3 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.85%) Coaching
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.85%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C#
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) PaperCut
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Citrix
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Interwoven
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) Altiris
4 1 (3.85%) Apple
4 1 (3.85%) Avaya
4 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.85%) NEC
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
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