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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PC Support
Rank 856 865 871
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a PC Support 48 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.009% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.010% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 45 10 18
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 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,600 £31,050
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
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
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 23 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 23 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 +2 46 £26,500 +1.92% 1
East of England +2 20 £25,000 +8.69%
London -13 20 £28,000 +1.81%
Bedford - 20 £25,000 -
Bedfordshire - 20 £25,000 -
South East -9 3 £25,000 +11.11% 1
South West - 3 £18,000 -
Plymouth - 3 £18,000 -
Devon - 3 £18,000 -
Buckinghamshire -1 2 £25,000 +11.11% 1
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 23 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 96 (87.27%) Windows
2 67 (60.91%) VMware
3 59 (53.64%) Citrix
4 55 (50.00%) Firewall
5 50 (45.45%) MS Office
6 49 (44.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (43.64%) DHCP
7 48 (43.64%) VPN
7 48 (43.64%) DNS
8 39 (35.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (35.45%) WAN
8 39 (35.45%) Lotus
9 38 (34.55%) Lotus Domino
9 38 (34.55%) Windows 7
10 37 (33.64%) Android
10 37 (33.64%) LAN
10 37 (33.64%) Blackberry
11 36 (32.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 36 (32.73%) Microsoft
12 35 (31.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 34 (30.91%) Microsoft Certification
14 33 (30.00%) SAN
14 33 (30.00%) VMS
14 33 (30.00%) MCSE
14 33 (30.00%) Clearswift
14 33 (30.00%) Symantec
14 33 (30.00%) McAfee
14 33 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
14 33 (30.00%) Backup Exec
14 33 (30.00%) vSphere

PC Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (34.55%) Lotus Domino
2 36 (32.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 10 (9.09%) IIS
4 5 (4.55%) IBM Notes
4 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 50 (45.45%) MS Office
2 32 (29.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (50.00%) Firewall
2 48 (43.64%) DHCP
2 48 (43.64%) VPN
2 48 (43.64%) DNS
3 39 (35.45%) WAN
4 37 (33.64%) LAN
5 33 (30.00%) SAN
5 33 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (13.64%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.64%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.82%) Multicast
8 2 (1.82%) Wireless
8 2 (1.82%) VLAN
8 2 (1.82%) SSL
9 1 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (7.27%) Legal
2 6 (5.45%) Back Office
3 4 (3.64%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 37 (33.64%) Blackberry
2 33 (30.00%) SecurID
3 2 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.82%) iPad
4 1 (0.91%) iPhone
4 1 (0.91%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 96 (87.27%) Windows
2 49 (44.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (35.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (34.55%) Windows 7
5 37 (33.64%) Android
6 33 (30.00%) VMS
6 33 (30.00%) Windows Phone 8
6 33 (30.00%) Windows Phone
7 23 (20.91%) Windows XP
8 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (8.18%) Windows 8
10 8 (7.27%) Mac OS
11 4 (3.64%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (3.64%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.00%) ITIL
2 6 (5.45%) Document Management
3 2 (1.82%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (0.91%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (30.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (30.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (31.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 33 (30.00%) vSphere
3 32 (29.09%) Active Directory
4 17 (15.45%) XenApp
5 8 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (3.64%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (30.00%) Backup Exec
1 33 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (60.91%) VMware
2 59 (53.64%) Citrix
3 39 (35.45%) Lotus
4 36 (32.73%) Microsoft
5 33 (30.00%) Symantec
5 33 (30.00%) McAfee
5 33 (30.00%) Clearswift
6 18 (16.36%) Apple
7 4 (3.64%) Adobe
7 4 (3.64%) Cisco
8 3 (2.73%) Remedy
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle
9 2 (1.82%) Capita