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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Assistant
Rank 893 892 912
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Assistant 42 45 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.042% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.044% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 41 41 20
Average salary £21,500 £20,500 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% -20.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,210 £19,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.63% -52.50%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016 within the UK.

Support Assistant Salary Histogram in the UK

Support Assistant
Top 28 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +21 42 £21,500 +4.87% 6
London +20 21 £22,250 -19.09% 4
South East +19 14 £21,210 +3.46% 1
Croydon - 8 £21,500 -
Hampshire +25 4 £19,000 -15.55% 1
Winchester - 4 £19,000 -
Oxford - 4 £21,210 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £21,210 -
East of England -12 3 £33,000 +88.57%
Greenford - 3 £20,934 -
North West +27 2 £18,000 -8.32%
Surrey +8 2 £24,250 +12.79%
North East - 2 £23,250 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £23,250 -
Dartford - 2 £22,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £23,250 -
Watford - 2 £33,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £33,000 -
Kent - 2 £22,500 -
City of London +51 1 £21,000 -30.00%
Essex -6 1 £17,500 +9.37%
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £20,000 +5.26%
Lancashire - 1 £17,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £20,000 -
Brentwood - 1 £17,500 -
Preston - 1 £17,000 -
Reigate - 1 £23,500 -
Manchester - 1 £19,000 -

Support Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 27 (45.00%) MS Office
2 25 (41.67%) Windows
3 19 (31.67%) MS Excel
4 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (18.33%) Degree
6 8 (13.33%) Apple iOS
6 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 7 (11.67%) Data Security
8 6 (10.00%) iPad
9 5 (8.33%) Finance
10 4 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (6.67%) Marketing
10 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
10 4 (6.67%) Content Management
10 4 (6.67%) Apple
11 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (5.00%) DBS Check
11 3 (5.00%) Citrix
11 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
11 3 (5.00%) VBA
11 3 (5.00%) C
11 3 (5.00%) Law
11 3 (5.00%) Legal
11 3 (5.00%) VMware
11 3 (5.00%) Facilities Management
11 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
11 3 (5.00%) iPhone
11 3 (5.00%) Local Government
11 3 (5.00%) Mathematics

Support Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (45.00%) MS Office
2 19 (31.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
1 1 (1.67%) LAN
1 1 (1.67%) VLAN
1 1 (1.67%) VoIP
1 1 (1.67%) VPN
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Marketing
3 3 (5.00%) Law
3 3 (5.00%) Legal
3 3 (5.00%) Local Government
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) EDI
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) iPad
2 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) iPhone
3 3 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.33%) SecurID
4 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 25 (41.67%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.33%) Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.67%) Android
5 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.67%) Data Security
2 4 (6.67%) Content Management
3 3 (5.00%) Facilities Management
3 3 (5.00%) Time Management
4 2 (3.33%) Coaching
4 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (3.33%) Information Security
4 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (1.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (1.67%) Business Development
5 1 (1.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.67%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (1.67%) People Management
5 1 (1.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.67%) Process Management
5 1 (1.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) C
1 3 (5.00%) VBA
2 1 (1.67%) C#
2 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) PaperCut
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Apple
3 3 (5.00%) Citrix
3 3 (5.00%) VMware
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco
4 2 (3.33%) HP
4 2 (3.33%) Interwoven
4 2 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) Adobe
5 1 (1.67%) Altiris
5 1 (1.67%) Avaya
5 1 (1.67%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.67%) NEC
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