The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Support Assistant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Assistant
UK
Rank 826 889 904
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Assistant 18 40 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.040% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.042% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 18 39 41
Median salary £20,875 £21,210 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.57% -1.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,850 £19,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,444 £27,700 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £18,500 £20,000 £20,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -2.43%

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
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Support Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Support Assistant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Support Assistant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Assistant within the UK.

Support Assistant Salary Trend in the UK

Support Assistant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Assistant over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 within the UK.

Support Assistant Salary Histogram in the UK

Support Assistant
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Assistant within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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 +65 17 £21,000 -0.99% 5
London +55 11 £21,000 -2.32% 3
South West - 2 £16,000 -
South East +52 1 £25,000 +25.00%
Berkshire +47 1 £25,000 +3.09%
East of England +14 1 £25,000 -24.24% 1
West Midlands - 1 £18,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £17,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £18,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £15,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £17,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £25,000 - 1
Swindon - 1 £15,500 -
Romford - 1 £21,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £25,000 -
Leeds - 1 £17,000 -
Droitwich - 1 £18,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £25,000 -
Bristol - 1 £16,500 -

Support Assistant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Support Assistant in the job title.

1 27 (62.79%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
3 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.91%) MS Office
4 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
4 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
5 11 (25.58%) Degree
6 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
7 7 (16.28%) Internet
7 7 (16.28%) Finance
7 7 (16.28%) Windows 10
8 6 (13.95%) Linux
9 5 (11.63%) VPN
9 5 (11.63%) Time Management
9 5 (11.63%) Office 365
9 5 (11.63%) Multimedia
9 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
9 5 (11.63%) WebEx
10 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
10 4 (9.30%) Analytics
10 4 (9.30%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 4 (9.30%) Informatics
10 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (9.30%) High Availability
10 4 (9.30%) Health Informatics
10 4 (9.30%) QA
10 4 (9.30%) HL7
10 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
10 4 (9.30%) LAN
10 4 (9.30%) WAN

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 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
2 12 (27.91%) MS Office
3 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.98%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Eikon
1 2 (4.65%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Internet
2 5 (11.63%) VPN
2 5 (11.63%) WebEx
3 4 (9.30%) LAN
3 4 (9.30%) WAN
4 3 (6.98%) Firewall
4 3 (6.98%) GoToMeeting
4 3 (6.98%) Intranet
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.33%) DNS
6 1 (2.33%) Skype
6 1 (2.33%) SSL
6 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.33%) VLAN
6 1 (2.33%) VoIP
6 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Multimedia
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Back Office
4 2 (4.65%) Law
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Front Office
5 1 (2.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) XML
1 4 (9.30%) XSLT
2 2 (4.65%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) Health Informatics
2 4 (9.30%) Informatics
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) e-Learning
3 3 (6.98%) Learning Management System
4 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.65%) EPoS
4 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) iPad
5 1 (2.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
3 7 (16.28%) Windows 10
4 6 (13.95%) Linux
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
6 4 (9.30%) Unix
6 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.65%) Android
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) Time Management
2 4 (9.30%) Analytics
2 4 (9.30%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 4 (9.30%) High Availability
2 4 (9.30%) ITIL
3 3 (6.98%) CRM
3 3 (6.98%) Logistics
3 3 (6.98%) Post-Production
4 2 (4.65%) Line Management
5 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.33%) Case Management
5 1 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Document Management
5 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (2.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.33%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (2.33%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) C#
2 1 (2.33%) PHP
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) MCP
3 2 (4.65%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.65%) MCSE
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.65%) MOS
4 1 (2.33%) CCNA
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) HL7
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Adobe
2 3 (6.98%) Lumesse
2 3 (6.98%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) Avaya
3 2 (4.65%) Bloomberg
3 2 (4.65%) Canon
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) Dell
3 2 (4.65%) HP
3 2 (4.65%) Reuters
3 2 (4.65%) Xerox
4 1 (2.33%) Mitel
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) Sophos
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