The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Assistant
Rank 861 851 874
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Assistant 43 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.022% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.023% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 38 17 16
Average salary £27,000 £24,000 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £15,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £28,500 £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £20,000 £19,000
% change year-on-year
+32.50% +5.26%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 23 July 2014 within the UK.

Support Assistant Salary Histogram in the UK

Support Assistant
Top 30 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 23 July 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
(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 -17 43 £27,000 +12.50% 3
South East +7 24 £27,500 +69.23% 2
Oxfordshire - 6 £27,500 - 1
Newbury - 6 £20,000 -
Berkshire - 6 £20,000 -
London -29 5 £27,500 -21.98% 1
Oxford - 5 £27,500 -
East of England - 5 £23,500 -
Hampshire +1 4 £32,500 +140.74% 1
Brighton - 4 £27,500 -
East Sussex - 4 £27,500 -
West Midlands +5 3 £17,000 -37.03%
Yorkshire -37 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 £23,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £50,000 -
Watford - 3 £23,500 -
Otley +1 2 - -
West Yorkshire -33 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 £17,000 -
Telford - 2 £17,000 -
North West +8 1 £17,000 -5.55%
Surrey +1 1 £24,000 +24.67%
Manchester 0 1 £17,000 -5.55%
City of London -7 1 £36,000 - 1
Sheffield -9 1 - -
South West -12 1 £15,300 -38.80%
South Yorkshire -15 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £19,000 -
Midlands - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £22,000 -

Support Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 31 (40.26%) Microsoft
2 30 (38.96%) SQL
3 25 (32.47%) Windows
4 20 (25.97%) MS Office
5 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
6 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
7 12 (15.58%) Finance
8 10 (12.99%) Windows XP
8 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
9 8 (10.39%) MS Project
9 8 (10.39%) Windows 7
10 7 (9.09%) MS Exchange
10 7 (9.09%) DNS
10 7 (9.09%) Blackberry
11 6 (7.79%) Citrix
11 6 (7.79%) DHCP
11 6 (7.79%) Local Government
12 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (6.49%) Firewall
12 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
12 5 (6.49%) ITIL
12 5 (6.49%) .NET
12 5 (6.49%) Windows 8
13 4 (5.19%) Kindle
13 4 (5.19%) Project Management
13 4 (5.19%) Interwoven
13 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
13 4 (5.19%) HTML
13 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
13 4 (5.19%) WAN

Support Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.19%) WorkSite
3 2 (2.60%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (25.97%) MS Office
2 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
3 8 (10.39%) MS Project
4 3 (3.90%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.30%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) DNS
2 6 (7.79%) DHCP
3 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.49%) Firewall
4 4 (5.19%) WAN
4 4 (5.19%) LAN
5 2 (2.60%) VPN
5 2 (2.60%) NAS
5 2 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.30%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.30%) Internet
6 1 (1.30%) VoIP
6 1 (1.30%) LDAP
6 1 (1.30%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) MS Access
3 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
1 4 (5.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 4 (5.19%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Local Government
3 4 (5.19%) Law
4 3 (3.90%) Legal
4 3 (3.90%) Marketing
4 3 (3.90%) Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) .NET
2 4 (5.19%) HTML
3 2 (2.60%) COM
4 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.19%) Kindle
3 3 (3.90%) SWIFT
3 3 (3.90%) Hedge funds
3 3 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.90%) iPhone
4 1 (1.30%) iPad
4 1 (1.30%) EPoS
4 1 (1.30%) LIMS
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.47%) Windows
2 10 (12.99%) Windows XP
3 8 (10.39%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.49%) Windows 8
5 4 (5.19%) Linux
6 2 (2.60%) Android
6 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.30%) UNIX
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.30%) OpenBSD
7 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.30%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (6.49%) ITIL
1 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (5.19%) Project Management
2 4 (5.19%) Scrum
2 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
2 4 (5.19%) Test Scripting
3 3 (3.90%) Wealth Management
4 2 (2.60%) Resource Management
4 2 (2.60%) Time Management
4 2 (2.60%) Document Management
4 2 (2.60%) E-Commerce
4 2 (2.60%) ERP
5 1 (1.30%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.30%) Information Management
5 1 (1.30%) Data Analysis
5 1 (1.30%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.30%) Web Development
5 1 (1.30%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.30%) GNVQ
4 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.30%) MCP
4 1 (1.30%) HND
4 1 (1.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.30%) Postfix
3 1 (1.30%) Dovecot
3 1 (1.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) DameWare
1 2 (2.60%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Citrix
3 4 (5.19%) Interwoven
4 3 (3.90%) Murex
4 3 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.90%) Reuters
4 3 (3.90%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.60%) VMware
5 2 (2.60%) Lotus
5 2 (2.60%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.60%) Dell
5 2 (2.60%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.60%) SAP
6 1 (1.30%) Adobe
6 1 (1.30%) Avaya
6 1 (1.30%) Apple
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 23 days holiday Pension Scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 27 days ago