The median annual salary for an IT Assistant was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 819 907 957
Rank change year-on-year +88 +50  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Assistant 55 40 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.041% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.042% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 29 39 26
Median salary £26,000 £26,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £29,900 £38,750
UK excluding London median salary £24,250 £26,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year -6.73% +23.80%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

IT Assistant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured IT Assistant in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Assistant in the UK

IT Assistant
Top 28 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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 +64 52 £26,000 - 4
London +48 35 £31,250 +14.88% 3
South East +41 6 £26,000 - 1
Yorkshire +7 5 £21,500 +7.50%
Surrey +39 4 £26,000 -
City of London +23 4 £43,750 +60.84% 1
Chertsey 0 4 £26,000 -
Bristol - 3 £29,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £21,500 -
Leeds - 3 £21,500 -
South West - 3 £29,000 -
East of England -5 2 £33,000 +69.23%
South Yorkshire -13 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +2 1 - -
Essex -7 1 £33,000 +69.23%
North West -42 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £26,250 -
Westminster - 1 £22,000 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £22,500 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £33,000 -
Wallingford - 1 £22,500 -
Woodford Green - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £20,000 -
Amersham - 1 £20,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £26,250 -

IT Assistant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 43 (43.88%) Finance
2 41 (41.84%) Degree
3 39 (39.80%) Risk Management
4 38 (38.78%) CISA
4 38 (38.78%) Internal Audit
4 38 (38.78%) IT Audit
5 32 (32.65%) Business Analysis
6 28 (28.57%) Coaching
6 28 (28.57%) Master's Degree
7 27 (27.55%) Information Security
7 27 (27.55%) Investment Management
7 27 (27.55%) Management Information System
8 25 (25.51%) Banking
9 17 (17.35%) Microsoft Office
10 15 (15.31%) Windows
10 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
11 12 (12.24%) Active Directory
12 10 (10.20%) Legal
13 9 (9.18%) Office 365
14 8 (8.16%) Data Management
15 7 (7.14%) ERP
16 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
16 6 (6.12%) Oracle
16 6 (6.12%) SAP
16 6 (6.12%) SQL
16 6 (6.12%) CIMA
16 6 (6.12%) Apple
16 6 (6.12%) Analytics
16 6 (6.12%) Data Analytics
17 5 (5.10%) Cybersecurity

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 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (17.35%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.06%) Acrobat
3 3 (3.06%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.02%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) Office 365
2 1 (1.02%) Dropbox
2 1 (1.02%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.08%) Firewall
3 3 (3.06%) VPN
4 2 (2.04%) LAN
4 2 (2.04%) VLAN
4 2 (2.04%) WAN
4 2 (2.04%) Wireless
5 1 (1.02%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.02%) Power BI
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 43 (43.88%) Finance
2 25 (25.51%) Banking
3 10 (10.20%) Legal
4 3 (3.06%) Advertising
4 3 (3.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.04%) Back Office
5 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.02%) Games
6 1 (1.02%) Law
6 1 (1.02%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.06%) HTML
2 1 (1.02%) .NET
2 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.55%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.08%) LIMS
2 4 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.02%) CCTV
5 1 (1.02%) iPhone
5 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.02%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.31%) Windows
2 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.06%) Linux
3 3 (3.06%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.06%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) Android
4 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.80%) Risk Management
2 38 (38.78%) Internal Audit
2 38 (38.78%) IT Audit
3 32 (32.65%) Business Analysis
4 28 (28.57%) Coaching
5 27 (27.55%) Information Security
5 27 (27.55%) Investment Management
6 8 (8.16%) Data Management
7 7 (7.14%) ERP
8 6 (6.12%) Analytics
8 6 (6.12%) Data Analytics
9 5 (5.10%) BCP
9 5 (5.10%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (5.10%) Data Privacy
9 5 (5.10%) IT Governance
9 5 (5.10%) ITIL
10 4 (4.08%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.08%) Project Management
10 4 (4.08%) Threat Intelligence
11 3 (3.06%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.12%) SQL
2 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.08%) PHP
4 3 (3.06%) C#
4 3 (3.06%) COBOL
4 3 (3.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (41.84%) Degree
2 38 (38.78%) CISA
3 28 (28.57%) Master's Degree
4 6 (6.12%) CIMA
5 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.04%) HND
7 1 (1.02%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.02%) MCP
7 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.24%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.12%) Apple
2 6 (6.12%) Oracle
2 6 (6.12%) SAP
3 4 (4.08%) Citrix
3 4 (4.08%) iManage
4 3 (3.06%) Progress
5 1 (1.02%) McAfee
Hounslow, London
The SmartList
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago