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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PC Support
Rank 859 874 873
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a PC Support 19 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.019% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.020% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 12
Average salary £25,000 £28,500 £25,949
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.28% +9.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £19,500 £24,070
10% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £35,300 £40,700
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £24,700
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.90%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

PC Support Salary Histogram in the UK

PC Support
Top 17 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 January 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 -7 16 £24,750 -13.15%
London +1 9 £24,250 -24.21%
South East -22 4 £25,000 -
City of London +5 3 £31,250 -2.34%
Reading - 3 £25,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £25,000 -
Surrey -5 1 - -
West Yorkshire -5 1 £24,500 +8.88%
Yorkshire -11 1 £24,500 +8.88%
North West -11 1 £22,500 -
Solihull - 1 £22,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £22,500 -
Mayfair - 1 £21,000 -
Manchester - 1 £22,500 -
Carshalton - 1 £25,000 -
Epsom - 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 £24,500 -

PC Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 38 (90.48%) Windows
2 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 23 (54.76%) MS Office
4 19 (45.24%) Windows 7
5 18 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 16 (38.10%) Mac OS X
7 15 (35.71%) Apple
8 11 (26.19%) Windows XP
8 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
9 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (19.05%) Data Protection
10 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (19.05%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (19.05%) SLA
11 6 (14.29%) ITIL
11 6 (14.29%) VMware
11 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (11.90%) UNIX
12 5 (11.90%) Linux
12 5 (11.90%) Adobe
12 5 (11.90%) LAN
12 5 (11.90%) WAN
12 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
13 4 (9.52%) Cisco
13 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
13 4 (9.52%) SQL
13 4 (9.52%) Gentoo
13 4 (9.52%) Fedora
13 4 (9.52%) Debian
13 4 (9.52%) IP Telephony

PC Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (54.76%) MS Office
2 18 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) LAN
1 5 (11.90%) WAN
2 4 (9.52%) IP Telephony
3 3 (7.14%) DHCP
3 3 (7.14%) DNS
4 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.38%) ADSL
5 1 (2.38%) VPN
5 1 (2.38%) Firewall
5 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) MySQL
1 1 (2.38%) FileMaker
General
1 3 (7.14%) Advertising
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Law
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.05%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (9.52%) Xserve
4 3 (7.14%) iPhone
5 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.38%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 38 (90.48%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Windows 7
3 16 (38.10%) Mac OS X
4 11 (26.19%) Windows XP
5 5 (11.90%) UNIX
5 5 (11.90%) Linux
6 4 (9.52%) Gentoo
6 4 (9.52%) Fedora
6 4 (9.52%) Debian
6 4 (9.52%) Ubuntu
6 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.76%) Android
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Data Protection
1 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (4.76%) Service Management
3 2 (4.76%) CRM
3 2 (4.76%) Software Distribution
3 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.38%) Change Control
4 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.38%) Document Management
4 1 (2.38%) Migration
4 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.38%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) MCITP
2 1 (2.38%) MCSE
2 1 (2.38%) MCP
2 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) CCNP
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) XenApp
4 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Casper Suite
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
1 1 (2.38%) WSUS
1 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 15 (35.71%) Apple
3 6 (14.29%) VMware
4 5 (11.90%) Adobe
4 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco
6 3 (7.14%) LANDesk
6 3 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) Symantec
7 1 (2.38%) Remedy
7 1 (2.38%) Sophos