The median annual salary for a Technical Assistant was £17,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Technical Assistant
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 950 975
Rank change year-on-year +98 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Assistant 6 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.004% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 3
Median salary £17,000 £17,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.93%  
UK excluding London median salary £17,000 £17,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year - -20.93%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
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%  

Technical Assistant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Assistant in the UK

Technical Assistant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Technical Assistant in the UK

Technical Assistant
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Assistant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +107 6 £17,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £17,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £25,000 -
Biggleswade - 1 £25,000 -
East of England - 1 £25,000 -

Technical Assistant Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Assistant in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Adobe
1 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
1 5 (62.50%) Multimedia
1 5 (62.50%) Adobe Captivate
1 5 (62.50%) Service Design
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) 3G
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Entry
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7

Technical 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:

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Adobe Captivate
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 5 (62.50%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
1 5 (62.50%) Service Design
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Entry
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Adobe
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft