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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Assistant
Rank 867 892 869
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Assistant 22 41 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.035% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.037% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 18 34 14
Average salary £20,500 £21,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £16,300 £19,150
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £50,000 £29,550
UK excluding London average salary £19,000 £20,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
100537 111151 100882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82695 91319 83930
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £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%

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 2 June 2015 within the UK.

Support Assistant Salary Histogram in the UK

Support Assistant
Top 23 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 2 June 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 +23 22 £20,500 -2.38% 6
South East +6 8 £20,500 -19.60% 4
London +35 6 £21,000 -6.66%
Surrey - 5 £21,000 - 3
Bristol -6 3 - -
South West -12 3 - - 1
East of England +7 2 £17,750 +4.41%
North West +6 2 £18,500 +8.82%
Hampshire - 2 £18,000 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £17,750 -
Fareham - 2 £18,000 - 1
Guildford - 2 £19,500 - 1
Ipswich - 2 £17,750 -
Redhill - 2 £22,750 -
Manchester +11 1 £19,500 +14.70%
Oxford +8 1 £25,000 -1.96%
Oxfordshire +6 1 £25,000 -1.96%
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 1 £17,000 -2.85%
North East -3 1 £17,000 -2.85%
Tyne and Wear -6 1 £17,000 -2.85%
Merseyside - 1 £17,500 -
St Helens - 1 £17,500 -
Weybridge - 1 £30,000 -

Support Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 33 (58.93%) MS Office
2 30 (53.57%) Windows
3 29 (51.79%) Microsoft
4 26 (46.43%) MS Excel
5 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
5 15 (26.79%) Windows 7
6 14 (25.00%) Apple
7 13 (23.21%) Law
8 12 (21.43%) HP
8 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 12 (21.43%) VPN
9 11 (19.64%) Windows XP
9 11 (19.64%) SQL
9 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
9 11 (19.64%) Degree
10 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (17.86%) iPad
11 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (14.29%) DHCP
12 8 (14.29%) Sophos
12 8 (14.29%) MCP
12 8 (14.29%) DNS
12 8 (14.29%) Avaya
12 8 (14.29%) Windows 8
12 8 (14.29%) SonicWALL
13 7 (12.50%) Citrix
13 7 (12.50%) Legal
14 6 (10.71%) Blackberry
14 6 (10.71%) Internet

Support Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.36%) WorkSite
4 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (58.93%) MS Office
2 26 (46.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.57%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) VPN
2 8 (14.29%) DHCP
2 8 (14.29%) DNS
3 6 (10.71%) Internet
4 4 (7.14%) LAN
4 4 (7.14%) WAN
5 2 (3.57%) Skype
6 1 (1.79%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) MySQL
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (23.21%) Law
2 7 (12.50%) Legal
3 5 (8.93%) Finance
4 4 (7.14%) Retail
5 3 (5.36%) Advertising
6 2 (3.57%) Marketing
7 1 (1.79%) Military
7 1 (1.79%) Electronics
7 1 (1.79%) Publishing
7 1 (1.79%) Korean Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) CSS
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
1 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) iPad
2 6 (10.71%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.57%) NHS
6 1 (1.79%) AS400
6 1 (1.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (53.57%) Windows
2 15 (26.79%) Windows 7
3 11 (19.64%) Windows XP
4 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.14%) Android
8 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (7.14%) Line Management
2 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
2 3 (5.36%) ERP
2 3 (5.36%) Time Management
3 2 (3.57%) Release Management
3 2 (3.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (3.57%) Document Management
3 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
3 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (3.57%) DRM
3 2 (3.57%) Project Management
3 2 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (1.79%) Workflow
4 1 (1.79%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (1.79%) Market Research
4 1 (1.79%) Business Analysis
4 1 (1.79%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 8 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (1.79%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (51.79%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.00%) Apple
3 12 (21.43%) HP
4 8 (14.29%) Sophos
4 8 (14.29%) Avaya
4 8 (14.29%) SonicWALL
5 7 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) Peoplefluent
6 2 (3.57%) Lumesse
6 2 (3.57%) VMware
6 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.57%) Epicor
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco
7 1 (1.79%) IBM
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