The median annual salary for a Support Assistant was £22,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Support Assistant
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 858 921 958
Rank change year-on-year +63 +37  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Assistant 16 12 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.012% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.013% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 23
Median salary £22,750 £26,098 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.82% +18.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £19,100 £17,600
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,250 £24,900
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £20,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09%  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Support Assistant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Assistant in the UK

Support Assistant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Support Assistant in the UK

Support Assistant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Assistant over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Assistant in the UK

Support Assistant
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Assistant within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +39 13 £23,000 -11.87% 2
London +24 6 £30,000 +7.14% 2
South East +64 4 £22,500 -17.72%
North West -36 1 - -
East of England - 1 £18,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £26,250 -
Scotland - 1 £26,250 -
Essex - 1 £18,000 -
Reading - 1 - -
Amersham - 1 £20,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £22,500 -
Wallingford - 1 £22,500 -
Gatwick - 1 £22,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £22,500 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £20,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £22,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £22,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £22,500 -

Support Assistant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Support Assistant in the job title.

1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
4 7 (22.58%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) Apple
5 6 (19.35%) Office 365
6 5 (16.13%) Legal
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
6 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
6 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (12.90%) Citrix
7 4 (12.90%) Finance
7 4 (12.90%) Advertising
7 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (12.90%) iManage
7 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
7 4 (12.90%) Asset Management
7 4 (12.90%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
7 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
7 4 (12.90%) Threat Intelligence
8 3 (9.68%) Degree
8 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (9.68%) LAN
8 3 (9.68%) Acrobat
8 3 (9.68%) Photoshop
8 3 (9.68%) PHP
8 3 (9.68%) VBA
8 3 (9.68%) C#

Support 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 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (9.68%) Acrobat
3 3 (9.68%) Photoshop
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) NetSuite
1 1 (3.23%) Sage X3
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Business One
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) VPN
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) ATM
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (16.13%) Legal
2 4 (12.90%) Advertising
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (3.23%) Local Government
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Asset Management
1 4 (12.90%) Threat Intelligence
2 2 (6.45%) ERP
2 2 (6.45%) Logistics
3 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.23%) CRM
3 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL
3 1 (3.23%) ITSM
3 1 (3.23%) Line Management
3 1 (3.23%) Process Management
3 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.68%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) PHP
3 3 (9.68%) VBA
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) HND
3 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CIMA
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Apple
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
3 4 (12.90%) iManage
4 2 (6.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) Epicor
5 1 (3.23%) Infor
5 1 (3.23%) McAfee
5 1 (3.23%) Sage
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