The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Technical Assistant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Assistant
Rank 909 966 980
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Assistant 6 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.002% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.002% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 9
Median salary £19,000 £21,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -10.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,797 £19,400 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,600 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £20,899 £21,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-0.48% -17.64%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Assistant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Assistant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Assistant within the UK.

Technical Assistant Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Assistant
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Assistant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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 +53 6 £19,000 -9.52%
Suffolk - 2 £24,000 -
Harrow - 2 £19,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £24,000 -
St Helens - 2 £17,797 -
Merseyside - 2 £17,797 -
London - 2 £19,000 -
North West - 2 £17,797 -
East of England - 2 £24,000 -

Technical Assistant Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Technical 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 Technical Assistant in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Driving Licence
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) FTP
2 4 (36.36%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless
2 4 (36.36%) Automotive
2 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) Android
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (18.18%) French Language
4 2 (18.18%) German Language
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Novell
4 2 (18.18%) Apple
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) IIS
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) SLA

Technical 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) FTP
1 4 (36.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Automotive
2 2 (18.18%) French Language
2 2 (18.18%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Android
2 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Apple
2 2 (18.18%) Novell