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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Assistant
Rank 901 968 972
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Assistant 13 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.013% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.013% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 21
Median salary £20,000 £22,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £16,000 £18,200 £11,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,500 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £16,500 £22,500 £19,500
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +15.38%

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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support Assistant over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 within the UK.

IT Support Assistant Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Support Assistant
Top 14 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 25 August 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 +37 13 £20,000 -11.11% 3
London +65 7 £27,500 +15.78% 3
North West +18 3 £17,797 +1.69%
East of England +27 2 £16,000 -41.81%
Essex +9 2 £16,000 -41.81%
St Helens -3 2 £17,797 +1.69%
Merseyside -10 2 £17,797 +1.69%
Purfleet - 2 £16,000 -
Mayfair - 1 £26,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £17,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £17,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £16,000 -
Harrogate - 1 £17,000 -
Blackburn - 1 £16,000 -

IT Support Assistant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
3 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
3 12 (32.43%) Android
4 11 (29.73%) MS Office
4 11 (29.73%) Finance
5 10 (27.03%) LAN
5 10 (27.03%) WAN
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
6 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
6 9 (24.32%) Apple iOS
6 9 (24.32%) Office 365
7 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
8 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (18.92%) Avaya
8 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (16.22%) VMware
9 6 (16.22%) MCITP
9 6 (16.22%) Wireless
9 6 (16.22%) Firewall
9 6 (16.22%) Driving Licence
10 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
10 5 (13.51%) VPN
10 5 (13.51%) Law
10 5 (13.51%) Degree
11 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
11 4 (10.81%) FTP
11 4 (10.81%) Web Services
11 4 (10.81%) ITIL

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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (29.73%) MS Office
3 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) LAN
1 10 (27.03%) WAN
2 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) Wireless
3 5 (13.51%) VPN
4 4 (10.81%) FTP
5 3 (8.11%) Internet
5 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.11%) VoIP
6 2 (5.41%) DHCP
6 2 (5.41%) DNS
6 2 (5.41%) SAN
6 2 (5.41%) VLAN
6 2 (5.41%) WLAN
7 1 (2.70%) Broadband
7 1 (2.70%) SMS
7 1 (2.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Law
3 4 (10.81%) Automotive
4 3 (8.11%) Legal
4 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.41%) Back Office
5 2 (5.41%) Marketing
5 2 (5.41%) Retail
6 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
1 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.11%) iPhone
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Replication
3 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Android
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
4 9 (24.32%) Apple iOS
4 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
7 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
8 3 (8.11%) Linux
9 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (10.81%) ITIL
2 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
2 3 (8.11%) Information Security
2 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.41%) Line Management
3 2 (5.41%) Logistics
4 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (2.70%) Case Management
4 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C++
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) MCITP
3 5 (13.51%) Degree
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (10.81%) MCSA
4 4 (10.81%) MCSE
5 3 (8.11%) A+ Certification
5 3 (8.11%) CCNA
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.11%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) vSphere
3 2 (5.41%) XenApp
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Avaya
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) Dell
4 3 (8.11%) HP
4 3 (8.11%) Mitel
4 3 (8.11%) SonicWALL
4 3 (8.11%) Sophos
5 2 (5.41%) Bloomberg
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) Reuters
6 1 (2.70%) Adobe
6 1 (2.70%) Apple
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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