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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Assistant
Rank 887 860 881
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Assistant 9 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.010% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.011% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 4
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £20,250 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+48.14% +1.25%

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
107888 101284 107679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88197 84123 91717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,500
% 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support Assistant over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 within the UK.

IT Support Assistant Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Support Assistant
Top 11 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 23 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 9 £22,500 - 1
London -12 4 £22,500 -
Norfolk +13 2 £30,000 +33.33%
East of England -12 2 £30,000 +33.33%
South West -23 2 - -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Dorset - 2 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £14,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £14,500 -
North West - 1 £14,500 -
Ealing - 1 - -

IT Support Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) MS Office
4 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
4 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
4 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
4 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
5 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
5 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
6 4 (13.79%) MS Access
6 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
6 4 (13.79%) Adobe
6 4 (13.79%) Apple
6 4 (13.79%) Finance
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
7 3 (10.34%) DHCP
7 3 (10.34%) DNS
8 2 (6.90%) PHP
8 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
8 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (6.90%) Nortel
8 2 (6.90%) Lotus
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
8 2 (6.90%) SAP
8 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
8 2 (6.90%) LAN

IT Support Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) WorkSite
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Office
2 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) DHCP
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) VoIP
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
1 4 (13.79%) MS Access
2 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Publishing
2 2 (6.90%) Multimedia
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.90%) Photography
2 2 (6.90%) iPhone
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
2 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X Server
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.90%) Web Design
2 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
2 1 (3.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Adobe
2 4 (13.79%) Apple
3 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Nortel
3 2 (6.90%) Lotus
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Interwoven
4 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
Warwickshire
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 18000 Per Annum
Posted: 24 days ago