Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Assistant was £32,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Assistant
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1100 1158 1207
Rank change year-on-year +58 +49 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Assistant 89 79 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.042% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.043% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 66 72 80
UK median annual salary £32,250 £26,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.04% +6.12% +3.16%
10th Percentile £18,750 £17,191 £18,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £32,250 £50,130
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,500 £24,250 £24,500
% change year-on-year +5.15% -1.02% +8.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

IT Assistant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured IT Assistant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IT Assistant in the UK

IT Assistant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IT Assistant in the UK

IT Assistant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Assistant over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Assistant in the UK

IT Assistant
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Assistant within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +44 85 £32,500 +25.00% 3
London +28 51 £45,000 +63.64%
UK excluding London +35 38 £25,500 +5.15% 3
North of England +8 11 £39,900 +124.03%
Yorkshire +35 10 £39,900 +134.70%
Midlands +27 7 £18,000 -34.55%
South East +17 7 £21,250 -18.27%
East Midlands +36 6 £18,000 -34.55%
South West - 5 £25,500 -
East of England +4 4 £52,750 +134.44% 3
Wales - 2 £20,300 -
Scotland - 2 £26,250 -
West Midlands +13 1 - -
North West -23 1 - -

IT Assistant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT 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 IT Assistant in the job title.

1 34 (38.20%) Degree
2 30 (33.71%) Windows
3 24 (26.97%) IT Audit
3 24 (26.97%) CISA
3 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
4 23 (25.84%) Finance
5 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
6 19 (21.35%) Information Security
7 18 (20.22%) Coaching
8 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Office
9 16 (17.98%) Management Information System
9 16 (17.98%) Risk Management
9 16 (17.98%) Business Analysis
9 16 (17.98%) Internal Audit
9 16 (17.98%) Master's Degree
10 15 (16.85%) Investment Management
10 15 (16.85%) ITIL
11 12 (13.48%) Windows Server
11 12 (13.48%) Windows 7
12 11 (12.36%) Office 365
12 11 (12.36%) ERP
12 11 (12.36%) Banking
13 10 (11.24%) SCCM
13 10 (11.24%) SCOM
13 10 (11.24%) Computer Science
13 10 (11.24%) WhatsUp Gold
14 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (10.11%) SAP
14 9 (10.11%) Oracle
14 9 (10.11%) CIMA

IT Assistant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (7.87%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.49%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.37%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.12%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.36%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) Firewall
2 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.74%) VLAN
4 5 (5.62%) LAN
5 4 (4.49%) DHCP
5 4 (4.49%) DNS
5 4 (4.49%) Intranet
5 4 (4.49%) Skype
6 3 (3.37%) WAN
7 2 (2.25%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.12%) 802.11
8 1 (1.12%) SMS
8 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) QlikView
3 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.12%) MySQL
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 11 (12.36%) Banking
3 8 (8.99%) Legal
4 2 (2.25%) Marketing
4 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Local Government
5 1 (1.12%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.12%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.12%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (1.12%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Management Information System
2 10 (11.24%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.99%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.49%) Replication
5 3 (3.37%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.25%) LIMS
6 2 (2.25%) NHS
6 2 (2.25%) Social Media
7 1 (1.12%) CCTV
7 1 (1.12%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (33.71%) Windows
2 12 (13.48%) Windows 7
2 12 (13.48%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.62%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.25%) Linux
6 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.12%) Android
7 1 (1.12%) Debian
7 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.12%) VMS
7 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.97%) IT Audit
2 19 (21.35%) Information Security
3 18 (20.22%) Coaching
4 16 (17.98%) Business Analysis
4 16 (17.98%) Internal Audit
4 16 (17.98%) Risk Management
5 15 (16.85%) Investment Management
5 15 (16.85%) ITIL
6 11 (12.36%) ERP
7 5 (5.62%) People Management
7 5 (5.62%) Project Management
8 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (4.49%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.49%) Service Management
9 3 (3.37%) E-Discovery
9 3 (3.37%) Innovation Management
9 3 (3.37%) Line Management
9 3 (3.37%) Mathematics
10 2 (2.25%) Data Analytics
10 2 (2.25%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.37%) SQL
2 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.12%) C
3 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (38.20%) Degree
2 24 (26.97%) CISA
3 16 (17.98%) Master's Degree
4 9 (10.11%) CIMA
5 8 (8.99%) ACCA
5 8 (8.99%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (7.87%) CCNA
6 7 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (7.87%) MCP
6 7 (7.87%) MCSE
7 1 (1.12%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.12%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.74%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.49%) vSphere
4 1 (1.12%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.12%) Docker
4 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.12%) pfSense
4 1 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) SCCM
1 10 (11.24%) SCOM
1 10 (11.24%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (4.49%) PaperCut
2 4 (4.49%) vCenter Server
3 3 (3.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.12%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.11%) Oracle
2 9 (10.11%) SAP
3 5 (5.62%) VMware
4 4 (4.49%) AppSense
4 4 (4.49%) Citrix
4 4 (4.49%) Snow
4 4 (4.49%) Veeam
5 3 (3.37%) Postini
5 3 (3.37%) Symantec
6 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.12%) Apple
7 1 (1.12%) Cisco
7 1 (1.12%) Google
7 1 (1.12%) iManage
7 1 (1.12%) SonicWALL