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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PC Support
Rank 874 862 870
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a PC Support 25 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.011% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 16
Average salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,500 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.66%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

PC Support Salary Histogram in the UK

PC Support
Top 15 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 29 August 2014. 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 -22 24 £26,500 -3.63% 5
London +6 13 £29,750 +8.18% 1
East of England - 6 £25,000 -
Bedford - 6 £25,000 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £25,000 -
South West - 4 £18,000 - 3
Plymouth - 2 £18,000 -
Devon - 2 £18,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £20,000 - 3
Cheltenham - 2 £20,000 - 3
Hayes - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £29,750 -
South East -22 1 £31,500 +40.00% 1
Wimbledon - 1 £26,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £31,500 -

PC Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 76 (88.37%) Windows
2 54 (62.79%) VMware
3 45 (52.33%) Citrix
4 42 (48.84%) Firewall
5 40 (46.51%) DHCP
5 40 (46.51%) DNS
5 40 (46.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (45.35%) VPN
7 36 (41.86%) MS Office
8 33 (38.37%) WAN
8 33 (38.37%) Lotus
9 32 (37.21%) Lotus Domino
9 32 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (36.05%) LAN
10 31 (36.05%) Android
11 30 (34.88%) Windows 7
11 30 (34.88%) Blackberry
11 30 (34.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 29 (33.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 27 (31.40%) SecurID
13 27 (31.40%) vSphere
13 27 (31.40%) McAfee ePO
13 27 (31.40%) Windows Phone 8
13 27 (31.40%) Windows Phone
13 27 (31.40%) Clearswift
13 27 (31.40%) Symantec
13 27 (31.40%) McAfee
13 27 (31.40%) Wi-Fi
13 27 (31.40%) Backup Exec
13 27 (31.40%) Microsoft Certification

PC Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 32 (37.21%) Lotus Domino
2 30 (34.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (10.47%) IIS
4 7 (8.14%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.81%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 36 (41.86%) MS Office
2 27 (31.40%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (48.84%) Firewall
2 40 (46.51%) DHCP
2 40 (46.51%) DNS
3 39 (45.35%) VPN
4 33 (38.37%) WAN
5 31 (36.05%) LAN
6 27 (31.40%) SAN
6 27 (31.40%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (15.12%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.33%) Multicast
9 2 (2.33%) Wireless
9 2 (2.33%) VLAN
9 2 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (6.98%) Back Office
2 4 (4.65%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 30 (34.88%) Blackberry
2 27 (31.40%) SecurID
3 2 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (1.16%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 76 (88.37%) Windows
2 40 (46.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (36.05%) Android
5 30 (34.88%) Windows 7
6 27 (31.40%) Windows Phone 8
6 27 (31.40%) Windows Phone
6 27 (31.40%) VMS
7 20 (23.26%) Windows XP
8 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (9.30%) Mac OS
10 7 (8.14%) Windows 8
11 4 (4.65%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (3.49%) Windows Vista
12 3 (3.49%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.16%) Linux
13 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.44%) ITIL
2 2 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (2.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (2.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (31.40%) MCSE
1 27 (31.40%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 29 (33.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 27 (31.40%) vSphere
3 26 (30.23%) Active Directory
4 14 (16.28%) XenApp
5 7 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (3.49%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (31.40%) Backup Exec
1 27 (31.40%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (62.79%) VMware
2 45 (52.33%) Citrix
3 33 (38.37%) Lotus
4 27 (31.40%) Symantec
4 27 (31.40%) McAfee
4 27 (31.40%) Clearswift
5 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
6 19 (22.09%) Apple
7 5 (5.81%) Adobe
8 4 (4.65%) Cisco
9 3 (3.49%) Remedy
10 2 (2.33%) Oracle
10 2 (2.33%) Capita
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Amsys
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Amsys
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum +pension,life assurance and 50% staff discount
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum +pension,life assurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum +pension,life assurance and 50% staff discount
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