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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PC Support
Rank 885 884 862
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a PC Support 8 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.020% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.021% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 10
Average salary £27,250 £26,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.83% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,750 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

PC Support Salary Histogram in the UK

PC Support
Top 8 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 28 August 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 -11 7 £26,000 -1.88% 3
London +4 5 £28,500 -4.20% 2
Devon -7 1 £23,750 +31.94%
South West -23 1 £23,750 +31.94%
North West - 1 £19,500 -
City of London - 1 £40,000 -
Exeter - 1 £23,750 -
Manchester - 1 £19,500 -

PC Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle
3 7 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 6 (28.57%) MS Office
4 6 (28.57%) VPN
5 5 (23.81%) VLAN
5 5 (23.81%) Statistics
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
5 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (19.05%) iSeries
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) Citrix
7 3 (14.29%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Reuters
7 3 (14.29%) Bloomberg
7 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
7 3 (14.29%) LAN
7 3 (14.29%) WAN
7 3 (14.29%) Banking
8 2 (9.52%) Casper Suite
8 2 (9.52%) MS Excel

PC Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) InDesign
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) VPN
2 5 (23.81%) VLAN
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP
5 1 (4.76%) DNS
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall
5 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Statistics
2 4 (19.05%) iSeries
3 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 2 (9.52%) iPhone
5 1 (4.76%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Android
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (4.76%) DNA
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (4.76%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) MCP
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) CCA
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) MCDST
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Casper Suite
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Reuters
4 3 (14.29%) Bloomberg
5 2 (9.52%) Apple
6 1 (4.76%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) Tradeweb
6 1 (4.76%) Veeam
6 1 (4.76%) Facebook
6 1 (4.76%) Twitter
6 1 (4.76%) Adobe
6 1 (4.76%) Fidessa
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
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