The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Assistant
Rank 893 865 898
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Assistant 18 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.009% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.010% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 6
Average salary £21,250 £19,250 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £13,250 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £23,250
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £19,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 31 July 2014 within the UK.

IT Support Assistant Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Support Assistant
Top 21 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 July 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 -32 18 £21,250 +10.38% 4
South East -5 9 £20,000 +5.26% 1
Newbury - 5 £20,000 -
Berkshire - 5 £20,000 -
East Sussex - 4 £27,500 -
Brighton - 4 £27,500 -
London -38 3 £22,500 -21.05% 1
Yorkshire -27 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 £17,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £17,000 -
Telford - 2 £17,000 -
Otley -3 1 - -
East of England -6 1 £23,500 -
City of London -6 1 £36,000 -
Sheffield -13 1 - -
South Yorkshire -15 1 - -
West Yorkshire -39 1 - -
North West - 1 £17,000 - 2
Manchester - 1 £17,000 - 2
Watford - 1 £23,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £23,500 -

IT Support Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (51.43%) Windows
3 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 12 (34.29%) MS Office
4 7 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (20.00%) Finance
4 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (14.29%) Firewall
5 5 (14.29%) DHCP
5 5 (14.29%) DNS
5 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 4 (11.43%) MS Access
6 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
6 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
6 4 (11.43%) Citrix
7 3 (8.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (8.57%) Reuters
7 3 (8.57%) Bloomberg
7 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
7 3 (8.57%) Banking
7 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
7 3 (8.57%) Marketing
7 3 (8.57%) Murex
7 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
7 3 (8.57%) SWIFT
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
7 3 (8.57%) Hedge funds
7 3 (8.57%) Wealth Management

IT Support Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.86%) WorkSite
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Office
2 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Firewall
1 5 (14.29%) DHCP
1 5 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
3 2 (5.71%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) LDAP
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) MS Access
3 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
2 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
2 3 (8.57%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) COM
2 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
1 3 (8.57%) SWIFT
1 3 (8.57%) Hedge funds
1 3 (8.57%) iPhone
2 1 (2.86%) Video Editing
2 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.71%) Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.86%) OpenBSD
5 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.86%) FreeBSD
5 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.57%) Wealth Management
2 2 (5.71%) ERP
3 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
3 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.86%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Postfix
2 1 (2.86%) Dovecot
2 1 (2.86%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Citrix
3 3 (8.57%) Reuters
3 3 (8.57%) Bloomberg
3 3 (8.57%) Murex
4 2 (5.71%) Adobe
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.71%) Apple
4 2 (5.71%) JD Edwards
4 2 (5.71%) Lotus
5 1 (2.86%) Interwoven
5 1 (2.86%) Avaya
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