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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Assistant
Rank 875 922 884
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -38
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Assistant 17 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.020% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.021% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 6
Average salary £19,000 £20,000 £22,837
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -12.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £15,900 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £55,000 £28,250
UK excluding London average salary £18,000 £18,750 £19,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 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 27 May 2015. 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 +41 17 £19,000 -5.00% 3
London +33 5 £21,000 -61.81%
South East +12 4 £18,500 -22.10% 2
Bristol -3 3 - -
South West -12 3 - - 1
East of England +15 2 £17,750 +4.41%
North West - 2 £18,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £18,000 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £17,750 -
Surrey - 2 £19,500 - 1
Fareham - 2 £18,000 - 1
Guildford - 2 £19,500 - 1
Ipswich - 2 £17,750 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 1 £17,000 -2.85%
North East -3 1 £17,000 -2.85%
Tyne and Wear -3 1 £17,000 -2.85%
Merseyside - 1 £17,500 -
St Helens - 1 £17,500 -
Manchester - 1 £19,500 -

IT Support Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) MS Office
3 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
4 17 (48.57%) MS Excel
5 15 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 13 (37.14%) VPN
7 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
7 12 (34.29%) Windows XP
7 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
7 12 (34.29%) Hyper-V
8 11 (31.43%) SQL
9 10 (28.57%) Apple
9 10 (28.57%) iPad
10 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (25.71%) Degree
10 9 (25.71%) SonicWALL
10 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (25.71%) DHCP
10 9 (25.71%) Law
10 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (25.71%) Sophos
10 9 (25.71%) HP
10 9 (25.71%) DNS
10 9 (25.71%) MCP
11 8 (22.86%) Avaya
12 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
13 6 (17.14%) Legal
13 6 (17.14%) Citrix
13 6 (17.14%) Blackberry
13 6 (17.14%) Internet

IT Support Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.71%) WorkSite
Applications
1 24 (68.57%) MS Office
2 17 (48.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.71%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) VPN
2 9 (25.71%) DNS
2 9 (25.71%) DHCP
3 6 (17.14%) Internet
4 4 (11.43%) LAN
4 4 (11.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
General
1 9 (25.71%) Law
2 6 (17.14%) Legal
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Publishing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) iPad
2 6 (17.14%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) iPhone
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 12 (34.29%) Windows XP
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) Line Management
2 3 (8.57%) ERP
3 2 (5.71%) Document Management
3 2 (5.71%) Time Management
4 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.86%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) MCP
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
1 12 (34.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) Apple
3 9 (25.71%) Sophos
3 9 (25.71%) SonicWALL
3 9 (25.71%) HP
4 8 (22.86%) Avaya
5 6 (17.14%) Citrix
6 2 (5.71%) Epicor
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