The median annual salary for a IT Support Assistant was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support Assistant
UK
Rank 854 941 936
Rank change year-on-year +87 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Assistant 13 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.022% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.023% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 19
Median salary £26,500 £22,163 £18,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.56% +23.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £17,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £27,500 £26,575
UK excluding London median salary £21,000 £20,582 £18,000
% change year-on-year +2.03% +14.34%  

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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
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 Support Assistant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Assistant in the UK

IT Support Assistant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IT Support Assistant in the UK

IT Support Assistant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Assistant over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support Assistant in the UK

IT Support Assistant
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Assistant within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +82 13 £26,500 +19.56% 6
London +76 10 £26,500 +6.00% 3
Bedfordshire - 1 £25,000 -
City of London - 1 £27,500 - 1
Biggleswade - 1 £25,000 -
Harrogate - 1 £21,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £19,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £21,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £19,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £21,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £19,500 - 1
East of England - 1 £25,000 - 2

IT Support Assistant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT Support 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 Support Assistant in the job title.

1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
3 11 (40.74%) MS Office
4 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
5 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (22.22%) Legal
7 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
7 5 (18.52%) Time Management
7 5 (18.52%) Office 365
7 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
8 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
8 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
8 4 (14.81%) SQL
8 4 (14.81%) Internet
8 4 (14.81%) Firewall
9 3 (11.11%) Advertising
9 3 (11.11%) VBA
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
9 3 (11.11%) Linux
9 3 (11.11%) C#
9 3 (11.11%) HTML
9 3 (11.11%) PHP
9 3 (11.11%) Acrobat
9 3 (11.11%) Degree
9 3 (11.11%) iManage
10 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
10 2 (7.41%) Computer Science

IT Support 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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
1 11 (40.74%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) Acrobat
2 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Eikon
1 1 (3.70%) Sage X3
1 1 (3.70%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) Skype
4 1 (3.70%) VLAN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) Legal
2 3 (11.11%) Advertising
3 2 (7.41%) Back Office
4 1 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
1 2 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
3 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.70%) Android
7 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Time Management
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Logistics
3 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.70%) CRM
3 1 (3.70%) Document Management
3 1 (3.70%) ERP
3 1 (3.70%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) PHP
2 3 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) iManage
3 2 (7.41%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.70%) Canon
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Reuters
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Xerox
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