The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Support Assistant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Assistant
Rank 883 940 936
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Assistant 28 29 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.026% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.027% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 37
Median salary £22,082 £21,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.15% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,700 £16,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £24,800 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £21,000 £21,000 £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
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Support Assistant in the job title.

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 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Assistant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 26 £22,163 +5.53% 7
London +47 10 £28,500 +35.71% 3
North West +25 10 £17,000 -8.10%
Merseyside +15 6 - -
Liverpool - 6 - -
South East +23 4 £23,430 +6.49% 2
Surrey +2 4 £23,430 +11.56% 1
Cheshire - 4 £17,000 -
Redhill +6 2 £22,163 -2.58%
South Yorkshire - 2 £20,000 - 1
Rotherham - 2 £20,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £20,000 - 1
Camberley - 1 £30,000 -

Support Assistant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Support Assistant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Support Assistant in the job title.

1 31 (46.27%) Windows
2 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
3 27 (40.30%) MS Office
4 24 (35.82%) MS Excel
5 13 (19.40%) Android
5 13 (19.40%) Degree
6 12 (17.91%) Apple iOS
7 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
8 9 (13.43%) LAN
8 9 (13.43%) Windows 7
8 9 (13.43%) Finance
8 9 (13.43%) Office 365
9 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
9 8 (11.94%) WAN
10 7 (10.45%) Wireless
11 6 (8.96%) VMware
11 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
11 6 (8.96%) Law
11 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (8.96%) MCITP
11 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
11 6 (8.96%) ITIL
11 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (8.96%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
12 5 (7.46%) Legal
12 5 (7.46%) Firewall
12 5 (7.46%) Windows 10

Support Assistant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (40.30%) MS Office
2 24 (35.82%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) LAN
2 8 (11.94%) WAN
3 7 (10.45%) Wireless
4 5 (7.46%) Firewall
5 4 (5.97%) FTP
6 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.48%) VoIP
7 2 (2.99%) DHCP
7 2 (2.99%) DNS
7 2 (2.99%) Internet
7 2 (2.99%) SAN
7 2 (2.99%) VLAN
7 2 (2.99%) VPN
7 2 (2.99%) WLAN
8 1 (1.49%) Broadband
8 1 (1.49%) SMS
8 1 (1.49%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Law
2 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.46%) Legal
4 4 (5.97%) Automotive
5 3 (4.48%) Marketing
6 2 (2.99%) Local Government
6 2 (2.99%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) .NET
1 4 (5.97%) .NET Framework
1 4 (5.97%) Web Services
2 2 (2.99%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.97%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.48%) iPhone
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) Replication
4 2 (2.99%) iPad
4 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.27%) Windows
2 13 (19.40%) Android
3 12 (17.91%) Apple iOS
4 9 (13.43%) Windows 7
5 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
5 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.46%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.97%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.48%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.49%) Linux
10 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (8.96%) ITIL
2 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
3 3 (4.48%) Content Management
3 3 (4.48%) Data Protection
3 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (4.48%) Information Security
4 2 (2.99%) Business Analysis
4 2 (2.99%) Data Analysis
4 2 (2.99%) Data Security
4 2 (2.99%) Facilities Management
5 1 (1.49%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.49%) B2B
5 1 (1.49%) Business Development
5 1 (1.49%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (1.49%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.49%) Market Research
5 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.49%) Process Management
5 1 (1.49%) Project Management
5 1 (1.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) C++
1 4 (5.97%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) VBA
3 2 (2.99%) C
4 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (8.96%) MCITP
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.48%) A+ Certification
3 3 (4.48%) HND
3 3 (4.48%) MCSA
3 3 (4.48%) MCSE
3 3 (4.48%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.99%) CCNA
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.49%) MBA
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) vSphere
3 2 (2.99%) XenApp
Vendors
1 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) VMware
3 4 (5.97%) Apple
4 3 (4.48%) Avaya
4 3 (4.48%) Dell
4 3 (4.48%) HP
4 3 (4.48%) SonicWALL
4 3 (4.48%) Sophos
5 2 (2.99%) Adobe
5 2 (2.99%) Citrix
5 2 (2.99%) iManage
5 2 (2.99%) Mitel
5 2 (2.99%) SAP
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