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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PC Support
Rank 897 867 899
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a PC Support 18 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.008% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.009% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 13
Average salary £22,000 £26,750 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.75% -0.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,900 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,800 £46,700
UK excluding London average salary £20,750 £22,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-7.77% -29.68%

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
107654 100894 111399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.32% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87308 83795 94839
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
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
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 30 September 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 -36 18 £22,000 -17.75% 3
South West - 8 £20,000 -
Cheltenham - 8 £20,000 -
Gloucestershire - 8 £20,000 -
London -11 5 £25,750 -6.36% 2
West Midlands -9 3 £20,000 - 1
South East -12 2 £23,500 +4.44%
Birmingham - 2 £20,000 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £27,500 -
Surrey - 1 £19,500 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £19,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £29,750 -

PC Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 71 (86.59%) Windows
2 43 (52.44%) VMware
3 38 (46.34%) Citrix
4 34 (41.46%) Firewall
5 32 (39.02%) MS Office
6 30 (36.59%) DHCP
6 30 (36.59%) DNS
6 30 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (34.15%) VPN
8 27 (32.93%) Windows 7
9 26 (31.71%) WAN
9 26 (31.71%) Lotus
10 25 (30.49%) Apple
10 25 (30.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (30.49%) Lotus Domino
10 25 (30.49%) Android
11 24 (29.27%) LAN
11 24 (29.27%) Blackberry
12 23 (28.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 22 (26.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 21 (25.61%) Symantec
14 21 (25.61%) MCSE
14 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (25.61%) Microsoft
15 20 (24.39%) Active Directory
15 20 (24.39%) SAN
15 20 (24.39%) VMS
15 20 (24.39%) MS Excel
15 20 (24.39%) McAfee
15 20 (24.39%) Clearswift

PC Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 25 (30.49%) Lotus Domino
2 23 (28.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (10.98%) IIS
4 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
5 5 (6.10%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (39.02%) MS Office
2 20 (24.39%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.88%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (41.46%) Firewall
2 30 (36.59%) DHCP
2 30 (36.59%) DNS
3 28 (34.15%) VPN
4 26 (31.71%) WAN
5 24 (29.27%) LAN
6 20 (24.39%) SAN
6 20 (24.39%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (3.66%) Wireless
10 2 (2.44%) VLAN
10 2 (2.44%) Multicast
10 2 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) FileMaker
2 1 (1.22%) MySQL
General
1 6 (7.32%) Back Office
2 4 (4.88%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Games
4 1 (1.22%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.27%) Blackberry
2 20 (24.39%) SecurID
3 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (9.76%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.44%) iPad
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) iPhone
6 1 (1.22%) Handset
6 1 (1.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 71 (86.59%) Windows
2 30 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (32.93%) Windows 7
4 25 (30.49%) Android
4 25 (30.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (24.39%) VMS
5 20 (24.39%) Windows Phone 8
5 20 (24.39%) Windows Phone
6 19 (23.17%) Windows XP
7 11 (13.41%) Mac OS X
8 8 (9.76%) Windows 8
8 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (8.54%) Mac OS
10 4 (4.88%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
11 3 (3.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) ITIL
2 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (9.76%) Data Protection
3 4 (4.88%) Mentoring
4 2 (2.44%) Software Distribution
4 2 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (1.22%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (25.61%) MCSE
1 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (26.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 20 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 20 (24.39%) vSphere
3 12 (14.63%) XenApp
4 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.66%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.44%) XenServer
7 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (24.39%) Backup Exec
1 20 (24.39%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.66%) SCCM
3 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (52.44%) VMware
2 38 (46.34%) Citrix
3 26 (31.71%) Lotus
4 25 (30.49%) Apple
5 21 (25.61%) Symantec
5 21 (25.61%) Microsoft
6 20 (24.39%) McAfee
6 20 (24.39%) Clearswift
7 8 (9.76%) Adobe
8 4 (4.88%) Cisco
9 3 (3.66%) Remedy
10 2 (2.44%) Oracle
10 2 (2.44%) Capita
11 1 (1.22%) HP
11 1 (1.22%) Dell
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