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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Assistant
Rank 874 983 973
Rank change year-on-year
+109 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Assistant 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.002% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Median salary £18,750 £21,000 £35,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -41.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,350 £21,000 £35,125
10% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £21,000 £36,125
UK excluding London median salary £17,000 - £36,250

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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 5 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 7 December 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 +95 2 £18,750 -10.71%
London +59 1 £20,500 -2.38%
Yorkshire - 1 £17,000 -
Leeds - 1 £17,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £17,000 -

Technical Assistant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Novell
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (28.57%) French Language
2 2 (28.57%) German Language
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Data Entry
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) MS Project
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) 3G
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management

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 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) 3G
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) French Language
1 2 (28.57%) German Language
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Entry
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
2 2 (28.57%) Novell