The table below looks at the statistics for the Support 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 Support Assistant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Assistant
Rank 214 222 211
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Assistant 8 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.056% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.059% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £17,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -37.03%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £26,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
-15.09% +32.50%
Support 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
5443 5112 5259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.12% 94.86% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4497 4274 4413
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Support Assistant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Support Assistant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Support Assistant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Support Assistant
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) SLA
1 8 (100.00%) Replication
1 8 (100.00%) Military
1 8 (100.00%) Strategic Management
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 8 (100.00%) Line Management
1 8 (100.00%) Security Patching
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 4 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) ESRI
2 4 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (50.00%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (100.00%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Replication
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Strategic Management
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 8 (100.00%) Line Management
1 8 (100.00%) Security Patching
2 4 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) ESRI