The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Support Assistant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Assistant
Rank 922 946 948
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Assistant 34 33 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.030% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.031% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 28 30 32
Average salary £22,163 £20,375 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.77% -8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,693 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £18,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+18.91% -15.90%

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Assistant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 April 2016 within the UK.

Support Assistant Salary Histogram in the UK

Support Assistant
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Assistant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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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 +4 31 £24,696 +17.60% 1
London +12 11 £27,500 +25.00% 1
North West +21 10 £17,000 -8.77%
South East +30 8 £24,848 +12.94%
Surrey +3 8 £24,848 +1.42%
Liverpool - 6 - -
Merseyside - 6 - -
Cheshire +32 4 £17,000 -20.93%
Redhill - 3 £22,163 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £20,000 -
Rotherham - 2 £20,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £20,000 -
Camberley - 1 £30,000 -

Support Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Support Assistant in their job title.

1 35 (46.05%) Windows
2 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
3 30 (39.47%) MS Office
4 26 (34.21%) MS Excel
5 14 (18.42%) Degree
5 14 (18.42%) Apple iOS
6 12 (15.79%) Android
7 11 (14.47%) Finance
8 10 (13.16%) Windows 7
8 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
8 10 (13.16%) Office 365
9 9 (11.84%) LAN
10 8 (10.53%) WAN
10 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (10.53%) Windows Server
11 7 (9.21%) Wireless
11 7 (9.21%) VMware
11 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (7.89%) MCITP
12 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
12 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
12 6 (7.89%) ITIL
12 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
13 5 (6.58%) Windows 10
13 5 (6.58%) iPad
13 5 (6.58%) Apple
13 5 (6.58%) Firewall
13 5 (6.58%) Data Security

Support Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Support Assistant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.95%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (39.47%) MS Office
2 26 (34.21%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.16%) Office 365
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) LAN
2 8 (10.53%) WAN
3 7 (9.21%) Wireless
4 5 (6.58%) Firewall
5 4 (5.26%) FTP
6 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.95%) VoIP
6 3 (3.95%) VPN
7 2 (2.63%) DHCP
7 2 (2.63%) DNS
7 2 (2.63%) Internet
7 2 (2.63%) SAN
7 2 (2.63%) VLAN
7 2 (2.63%) WLAN
8 1 (1.32%) Broadband
8 1 (1.32%) SMS
8 1 (1.32%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.58%) Law
3 5 (6.58%) Legal
4 4 (5.26%) Automotive
4 4 (5.26%) Marketing
5 3 (3.95%) Local Government
6 2 (2.63%) Retail
7 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) .NET
1 4 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 4 (5.26%) Web Services
2 2 (2.63%) EDI
3 1 (1.32%) CSS
3 1 (1.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
1 5 (6.58%) iPad
1 5 (6.58%) iPhone
2 4 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.95%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.95%) Replication
4 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 35 (46.05%) Windows
2 14 (18.42%) Apple iOS
3 12 (15.79%) Android
4 10 (13.16%) Windows 7
5 8 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.58%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.26%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (7.89%) ITIL
2 5 (6.58%) Data Security
2 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
3 4 (5.26%) Content Management
4 3 (3.95%) Data Protection
4 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.95%) Facilities Management
4 3 (3.95%) Information Security
5 2 (2.63%) Business Analysis
5 2 (2.63%) Data Analysis
5 2 (2.63%) Time Management
6 1 (1.32%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.32%) B2B
6 1 (1.32%) Business Development
6 1 (1.32%) Coaching
6 1 (1.32%) Market Research
6 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.32%) Process Management
6 1 (1.32%) Project Management
6 1 (1.32%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) C++
1 4 (5.26%) SQL
2 3 (3.95%) C
2 3 (3.95%) VBA
3 1 (1.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (7.89%) MCITP
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.95%) A+ Certification
3 3 (3.95%) HND
3 3 (3.95%) MCSA
3 3 (3.95%) MCSE
3 3 (3.95%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.63%) CCNA
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.32%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) vSphere
3 2 (2.63%) XenApp
Vendors
1 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) VMware
3 5 (6.58%) Apple
4 4 (5.26%) Avaya
5 3 (3.95%) Dell
5 3 (3.95%) HP
5 3 (3.95%) SAP
5 3 (3.95%) SonicWALL
5 3 (3.95%) Sophos
6 2 (2.63%) Adobe
6 2 (2.63%) Citrix
6 2 (2.63%) iManage
6 2 (2.63%) Mitel
7 1 (1.32%) Altiris
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