The median annual salary for a IT Assistant was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Assistant
UK
Rank 803 903 924
Rank change year-on-year +100 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Assistant 46 43 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.042% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.044% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 30
Median salary £26,500 £23,000 £18,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.21% +24.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,650 £17,600 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £32,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £22,500 £18,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Assistant in the UK

IT Assistant
Top 30 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 23 March 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 +98 46 £26,500 +17.77% 13
London +87 27 £37,500 +50.00% 9
South West +26 7 £22,500 -6.25%
Swindon - 5 £22,500 -
Wiltshire - 5 £22,500 -
East of England - 4 £25,000 - 3
City of London +50 3 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Yorkshire +29 3 £21,000 +31.25%
West Midlands - 3 £19,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £17,750 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £17,750 -
Bristol - 2 £22,500 -
South East +59 1 - -
Surrey +37 1 - -
West Yorkshire +25 1 - -
Cheshire +14 1 £18,000 +5.88%
Redhill +5 1 - -
North West -26 1 £18,000 +5.88%
Bedfordshire - 1 £25,000 - 1
Essex - 1 £17,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £30,000 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £30,000 -
Biggleswade - 1 £25,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £18,000 -
Watford - 1 - -
Harrogate - 1 £21,000 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £21,000 -

IT Assistant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 41 (47.67%) Windows
2 33 (38.37%) Degree
2 33 (38.37%) Microsoft
3 31 (36.05%) Active Directory
4 27 (31.40%) Windows 7
5 20 (23.26%) Windows Server
6 19 (22.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (20.93%) Finance
8 17 (19.77%) Risk Management
8 17 (19.77%) MS Excel
8 17 (19.77%) Internal Audit
8 17 (19.77%) IT Audit
9 16 (18.60%) LAN
9 16 (18.60%) MS Office
9 16 (18.60%) CISA
9 16 (18.60%) Cisco
10 15 (17.44%) Wireless
10 15 (17.44%) Mac OS X
10 15 (17.44%) .NET
10 15 (17.44%) Windows XP
10 15 (17.44%) Mathematics
10 15 (17.44%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (16.28%) NVQ Level 3
11 14 (16.28%) C
11 14 (16.28%) Business Analysis
12 12 (13.95%) Banking
13 11 (12.79%) Legal
14 9 (10.47%) Management Information System
14 9 (10.47%) Coaching
15 8 (9.30%) Investment Management

IT 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 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (19.77%) MS Excel
2 16 (18.60%) MS Office
3 4 (4.65%) Photoshop
4 3 (3.49%) Acrobat
5 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.16%) Eikon
2 1 (1.16%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) Office 365
2 2 (2.33%) Yammer
3 1 (1.16%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.60%) LAN
2 15 (17.44%) Cisco IOS
2 15 (17.44%) Wireless
3 6 (6.98%) Firewall
4 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.65%) Internet
6 3 (3.49%) VPN
7 2 (2.33%) VLAN
7 2 (2.33%) WAN
8 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.16%) PABX
8 1 (1.16%) Skype
8 1 (1.16%) VoIP
8 1 (1.16%) WebEx
8 1 (1.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) Power BI
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 18 (20.93%) Finance
2 12 (13.95%) Banking
3 11 (12.79%) Legal
4 4 (4.65%) Advertising
5 3 (3.49%) Marketing
6 2 (2.33%) Back Office
7 1 (1.16%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (1.16%) Games
7 1 (1.16%) Law
7 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.16%) Publishing
7 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.44%) .NET
2 3 (3.49%) HTML
3 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.16%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.49%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.16%) CCTV
5 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.16%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.16%) Social Media
5 1 (1.16%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 41 (47.67%) Windows
2 27 (31.40%) Windows 7
3 20 (23.26%) Windows Server
4 19 (22.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (17.44%) Mac OS X
5 15 (17.44%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.98%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.65%) Linux
8 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.16%) Android
9 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.77%) Internal Audit
1 17 (19.77%) IT Audit
1 17 (19.77%) Risk Management
2 15 (17.44%) Mathematics
3 14 (16.28%) Business Analysis
4 9 (10.47%) Coaching
5 8 (9.30%) Information Security
5 8 (9.30%) Investment Management
6 5 (5.81%) ERP
6 5 (5.81%) ITIL
6 5 (5.81%) Project Management
6 5 (5.81%) Time Management
7 4 (4.65%) Analytics
7 4 (4.65%) Data Analytics
7 4 (4.65%) Document Management
7 4 (4.65%) IT Governance
8 3 (3.49%) BCP
8 3 (3.49%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (3.49%) Data Management
8 3 (3.49%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.28%) C
2 5 (5.81%) SQL
3 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.49%) C#
4 3 (3.49%) PHP
4 3 (3.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (38.37%) Degree
2 16 (18.60%) CISA
3 14 (16.28%) NVQ Level 3
4 4 (4.65%) CIMA
5 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.33%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.33%) MCP
6 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.16%) MCSA
7 1 (1.16%) MCSE
7 1 (1.16%) MOS
7 1 (1.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (36.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (38.37%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.60%) Cisco
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle
3 4 (4.65%) SAP
4 3 (3.49%) iManage
5 2 (2.33%) Apple
5 2 (2.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.16%) Adobe
6 1 (1.16%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.16%) Canon
6 1 (1.16%) Citrix
6 1 (1.16%) Dell
6 1 (1.16%) HP
6 1 (1.16%) Reuters
6 1 (1.16%) Symantec
6 1 (1.16%) Xerox
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