The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had IT Support Assistant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Assistant
Rank 860 967 950
Rank change year-on-year
+107 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Assistant 16 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.017% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.017% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 20
Median salary £20,625 £19,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.55% -11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,300 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £30,950 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £19,000 £19,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year
- -11.62%

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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

IT Support Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured IT Support Assistant in the job title.

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 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Assistant within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +92 15 £20,750 +9.21% 1
London +61 7 £21,000 -25.66%
South East +63 2 £24,750 +30.26%
Essex +14 2 £21,250 +21.42%
East of England +7 2 £21,250 +21.42%
Yorkshire - 2 £17,000 - 1
South West - 1 £16,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £18,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £24,000 -
Reading - 1 £22,000 -
Chelmsford - 1 £23,500 -
Harlow - 1 £19,000 -
Harrogate - 1 £17,000 -
Leeds - 1 £17,000 - 1
Droitwich - 1 £18,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £17,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £17,000 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £22,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £27,500 -
Bristol - 1 £16,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £18,500 -

IT Support Assistant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT Support Assistant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring IT Support Assistant in the job title.

1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 9 (30.00%) MS Office
6 7 (23.33%) Internet
7 6 (20.00%) VPN
7 6 (20.00%) Windows 10
8 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 5 (16.67%) Office 365
8 5 (16.67%) Degree
8 5 (16.67%) Finance
9 4 (13.33%) Avaya
9 4 (13.33%) Firewall
9 4 (13.33%) WAN
9 4 (13.33%) Reuters
9 4 (13.33%) Bloomberg
9 4 (13.33%) ITIL
9 4 (13.33%) LAN
9 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
9 4 (13.33%) Time Management
9 4 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (13.33%) Driving Licence
9 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
10 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (10.00%) MCP
10 3 (10.00%) Linux

IT Support Assistant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Eikon
1 2 (6.67%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Internet
2 6 (20.00%) VPN
3 4 (13.33%) Firewall
3 4 (13.33%) LAN
3 4 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) VLAN
4 2 (6.67%) VoIP
4 2 (6.67%) WebEx
5 1 (3.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Back Office
2 2 (6.67%) Law
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Multimedia
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Front Office
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (13.33%) Driving Licence
1 4 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.00%) Linux
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.67%) Android
7 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
8 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) ITIL
1 4 (13.33%) Time Management
2 2 (6.67%) CRM
2 2 (6.67%) Line Management
2 2 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (3.33%) Case Management
3 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.33%) Document Management
3 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (3.33%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C#
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) MCP
3 2 (6.67%) A+ Certification
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MOS
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Avaya
2 4 (13.33%) Bloomberg
2 4 (13.33%) Reuters
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Canon
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) Dell
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) Xerox
5 1 (3.33%) Mitel
5 1 (3.33%) Sophos