The table below looks at the statistics for the PC Support role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PC Support in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PC Support
Rank 870 844 883
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a PC Support 13 63 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.054% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.057% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 12 59 4
Average salary £23,125 £25,750 £20,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.19% +24.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £35,000 £22,200
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £25,000 £20,750
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.48%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

PC Support
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PC Support in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PC Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PC Support
Salary Trend

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

PC Support Salary Trend in the UK

PC Support
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PC Support over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

PC Support Salary Histogram in the UK

PC Support
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PC Support within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 13 £23,125 -10.19%
London +39 4 £26,000 -7.14%
Devon -6 4 £23,125 +28.47%
South West -9 4 £23,125 -7.50%
West Midlands - 4 £19,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £19,000 -
Exeter - 2 £23,125 -
Plymouth +5 1 £27,000 +50.00%
Buckinghamshire -4 1 - -
South East -7 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £20,500 -
City of London - 1 £37,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

PC Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited PC Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with PC Support in their job title.

1 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 19 (59.38%) MS Office
4 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
5 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
5 13 (40.63%) Windows XP
6 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
7 9 (28.13%) Apple
7 9 (28.13%) ITIL
8 7 (21.88%) LAN
8 7 (21.88%) WAN
9 6 (18.75%) VMware
9 6 (18.75%) Citrix
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (15.63%) iSeries
10 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
10 5 (15.63%) UNIX
10 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
10 5 (15.63%) VPN
10 5 (15.63%) SLA
10 5 (15.63%) Cisco
10 5 (15.63%) SQL
10 5 (15.63%) Linux
11 4 (12.50%) Oracle
11 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 4 (12.50%) Debian
11 4 (12.50%) Gentoo
11 4 (12.50%) Mac OS X
11 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

PC Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited PC Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with PC Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (59.38%) MS Office
2 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) LAN
1 7 (21.88%) WAN
2 5 (15.63%) VPN
3 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 3 (9.38%) VLAN
5 2 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (6.25%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) VoIP
5 2 (6.25%) Firewall
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.13%) NAS
6 1 (3.13%) 4G
6 1 (3.13%) MVNO
6 1 (3.13%) 3G
6 1 (3.13%) SAN
6 1 (3.13%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) iSeries
2 4 (12.50%) Xserve
2 4 (12.50%) iPhone
3 3 (9.38%) Statistics
3 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.13%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows XP
3 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.63%) UNIX
5 5 (15.63%) Linux
6 4 (12.50%) Debian
6 4 (12.50%) Gentoo
6 4 (12.50%) Mac OS X
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.50%) Fedora
6 4 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 3 (9.38%) Android
8 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 1 (3.13%) Document Management
2 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (3.13%) Change Control
2 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
2 1 (3.13%) Service Management
2 1 (3.13%) Migration
2 1 (3.13%) DNA
2 1 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) CCNA
2 3 (9.38%) MCP
3 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) ACTC
4 1 (3.13%) MCDST
4 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Apple
3 6 (18.75%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Citrix
4 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) Reuters
6 2 (6.25%) Bloomberg
6 2 (6.25%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.13%) Tradeweb
7 1 (3.13%) Veeam
7 1 (3.13%) Remedy
7 1 (3.13%) Sophos
7 1 (3.13%) Fidessa
7 1 (3.13%) Adobe