The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PC Support
Rank 862 859 883
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a PC Support 45 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.009% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.010% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 42 10 19
Average salary £26,500 £23,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.57% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,400 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,600 £36,800
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110361 102490 112133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90061 84895 96093
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 29 July 2014 within the UK.

PC Support Salary Histogram in the UK

PC Support
Top 16 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 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 43 £26,500 +1.92% 1
London -12 20 £28,000 +1.81%
East of England +13 17 £25,000 +8.69%
Bedford - 17 £25,000 -
Bedfordshire - 17 £25,000 -
South East 0 3 £25,000 +11.11% 1
South West - 3 £18,000 -
Plymouth - 3 £18,000 -
Devon - 3 £18,000 -
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £25,000 +11.11%
Hayes - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £29,750 -
Marlow - 2 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £31,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £26,500 -
Chiswick - 1 - -

PC Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 94 (87.04%) Windows
2 66 (61.11%) VMware
3 58 (53.70%) Citrix
4 54 (50.00%) Firewall
5 49 (45.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (45.37%) MS Office
6 48 (44.44%) DHCP
6 48 (44.44%) VPN
6 48 (44.44%) DNS
7 39 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (36.11%) WAN
7 39 (36.11%) Lotus
8 38 (35.19%) Lotus Domino
8 38 (35.19%) Windows 7
9 37 (34.26%) Android
9 37 (34.26%) LAN
9 37 (34.26%) Blackberry
10 36 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 35 (32.41%) Microsoft
11 35 (32.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 34 (31.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 33 (30.56%) SAN
13 33 (30.56%) VMS
13 33 (30.56%) MCSE
13 33 (30.56%) Clearswift
13 33 (30.56%) Symantec
13 33 (30.56%) McAfee
13 33 (30.56%) Wi-Fi
13 33 (30.56%) Backup Exec
13 33 (30.56%) vSphere

PC Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 38 (35.19%) Lotus Domino
2 36 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (9.26%) MS Exchange
3 10 (9.26%) IIS
4 5 (4.63%) IBM Notes
4 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 49 (45.37%) MS Office
2 32 (29.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (50.00%) Firewall
2 48 (44.44%) DHCP
2 48 (44.44%) VPN
2 48 (44.44%) DNS
3 39 (36.11%) WAN
4 37 (34.26%) LAN
5 33 (30.56%) SAN
5 33 (30.56%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (13.89%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.85%) Multicast
8 2 (1.85%) Wireless
8 2 (1.85%) VLAN
8 2 (1.85%) SSL
9 1 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (6.48%) Legal
2 6 (5.56%) Back Office
3 4 (3.70%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 37 (34.26%) Blackberry
2 33 (30.56%) SecurID
3 2 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.85%) iPad
4 1 (0.93%) iPhone
4 1 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 94 (87.04%) Windows
2 49 (45.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (35.19%) Windows 7
5 37 (34.26%) Android
6 33 (30.56%) VMS
6 33 (30.56%) Windows Phone 8
6 33 (30.56%) Windows Phone
7 23 (21.30%) Windows XP
8 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (8.33%) Windows 8
10 8 (7.41%) Mac OS
11 4 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (3.70%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.37%) ITIL
2 5 (4.63%) Document Management
3 2 (1.85%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (0.93%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (31.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (30.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (32.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 33 (30.56%) vSphere
3 32 (29.63%) Active Directory
4 17 (15.74%) XenApp
5 8 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (3.70%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (30.56%) Backup Exec
1 33 (30.56%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 66 (61.11%) VMware
2 58 (53.70%) Citrix
3 39 (36.11%) Lotus
4 35 (32.41%) Microsoft
5 33 (30.56%) Symantec
5 33 (30.56%) McAfee
5 33 (30.56%) Clearswift
6 18 (16.67%) Apple
7 4 (3.70%) Adobe
7 4 (3.70%) Cisco
8 3 (2.78%) Remedy
9 2 (1.85%) Oracle
9 2 (1.85%) Capita