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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Assistant
Rank 842 856 883
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Assistant 38 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.021% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.023% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 10
Average salary £20,500 £24,250 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.46% +21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £14,625 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £21,526
UK excluding London average salary £20,500 £18,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.00%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Support Assistant Salary Histogram in the UK

Support Assistant
Top 25 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 24 December 2014. 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 +13 38 £20,500 -15.46% 6
South East +1 16 £20,500 -31.66% 1
Surrey - 13 £20,500 - 1
Egham - 11 £20,500 -
East of England -10 10 £30,000 +105.12% 1
London -12 7 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Norfolk +1 6 £30,000 +105.12%
Suffolk - 4 £17,500 - 1
Ipswich - 4 £17,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £19,000 -
South West -10 2 - -
Yorkshire -18 2 £19,000 +5.55%
Dorset - 2 - -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
City of London +11 1 £22,000 -16.19%
West Yorkshire -1 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £14,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £19,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £22,500 -
Bicester - 1 £22,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £14,500 -
Wakefield - 1 - -
York - 1 £19,000 -
North West - 1 £14,500 -
Ealing - 1 - -

Support Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 28 (38.36%) Windows
2 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
3 21 (28.77%) SAP
3 21 (28.77%) Change Management
3 21 (28.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (28.77%) Marketing
3 21 (28.77%) Business Transformation
4 19 (26.03%) Active Directory
5 18 (24.66%) MS Office
6 13 (17.81%) SQL
7 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
7 12 (16.44%) Windows 7
8 11 (15.07%) MS Exchange
8 11 (15.07%) DHCP
8 11 (15.07%) DNS
9 10 (13.70%) Apple
10 9 (12.33%) Windows XP
10 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (9.59%) PHP
11 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
12 6 (8.22%) .NET
12 6 (8.22%) MCP
12 6 (8.22%) HP
12 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (8.22%) Telecoms
12 6 (8.22%) Web Design
13 5 (6.85%) VPN
13 5 (6.85%) Adobe
13 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
14 4 (5.48%) HTML

Support Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 11 (15.07%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (28.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 18 (24.66%) MS Office
3 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (5.48%) MS Project
5 1 (1.37%) S-PLUS
5 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) DNS
1 11 (15.07%) DHCP
2 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.85%) VPN
4 3 (4.11%) VoIP
5 1 (1.37%) WAN
5 1 (1.37%) ADSL
5 1 (1.37%) Broadband
5 1 (1.37%) LAN
5 1 (1.37%) Internet
5 1 (1.37%) DSL
5 1 (1.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) MS Access
2 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (4.11%) Axure RP
General
1 21 (28.77%) Marketing
2 6 (8.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Law
3 2 (2.74%) Publishing
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.37%) Billing
4 1 (1.37%) Local Government
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) .NET
2 4 (5.48%) HTML
3 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.37%) Zend Framework
4 1 (1.37%) COM
4 1 (1.37%) CSS
4 1 (1.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) iPad
2 3 (4.11%) Kindle
3 2 (2.74%) Photography
3 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) AS400
4 1 (1.37%) Statistics
4 1 (1.37%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.37%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.36%) Windows
2 12 (16.44%) Windows 7
3 9 (12.33%) Windows XP
3 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.74%) Linux
5 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (2.74%) Android
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.77%) Change Management
1 21 (28.77%) Business Transformation
2 6 (8.22%) Web Design
3 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (4.11%) Test Scripting
3 3 (4.11%) Scrum
3 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
3 3 (4.11%) ERP
3 3 (4.11%) Project Management
4 2 (2.74%) CRM
4 2 (2.74%) Business Continuity
4 2 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (2.74%) ITIL
5 1 (1.37%) Time Management
5 1 (1.37%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.37%) Line Management
5 1 (1.37%) Information Management
5 1 (1.37%) Document Management
5 1 (1.37%) Web Development
5 1 (1.37%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.81%) SQL
2 7 (9.59%) PHP
3 2 (2.74%) VB
3 2 (2.74%) UniBasic
4 1 (1.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) MCP
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.74%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (26.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) DameWare
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
1 1 (1.37%) SCOM
1 1 (1.37%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.77%) SAP
3 10 (13.70%) Apple
4 6 (8.22%) HP
5 5 (6.85%) Adobe
6 4 (5.48%) Sophos
6 4 (5.48%) SonicWALL
7 2 (2.74%) Nortel
8 1 (1.37%) Juniper
8 1 (1.37%) NetApp
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco
8 1 (1.37%) IBM
8 1 (1.37%) Draytek
8 1 (1.37%) Trayport
8 1 (1.37%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.37%) VMware
8 1 (1.37%) Altiris
8 1 (1.37%) Zend
8 1 (1.37%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.37%) Symantec
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