The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Assistant role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Assistant in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Assistant
Rank - 205 202
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Assistant 0 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.11% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.12% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £21,250 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -15.00%
IT Assistant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5348 5176 4597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 95.13% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4465 4406 3923
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IT Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Assistant in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Assistant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IT Assistant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Assistant across the West Midlands region.

IT Assistant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

IT Assistant
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Assistant in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) iPhone
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Email Management

IT Assistant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Assistant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) iPhone
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Email Management
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya