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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PC Support
Rank 857 860 875
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a PC Support 15 64 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.054% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.057% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 13 59 6
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £19,000 £25,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%

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
104076 112022 103310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85215 91280 86022
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015 within the UK.

PC Support Salary Histogram in the UK

PC Support
Top 12 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 6 May 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 -24 15 £22,500 -10.00% 1
London +21 6 £26,000 -1.88%
Birmingham - 6 £19,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £19,000 -
City of London +33 2 £39,250 +57.00%
South East +3 2 - - 1
Surrey +20 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 1 - -
South West -8 1 £22,500 -14.28%
Devon - 1 £22,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £20,500 -

PC Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 32 (96.97%) Windows
2 22 (66.67%) MS Office
3 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
5 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
6 15 (45.45%) Windows XP
7 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
8 9 (27.27%) Apple
8 9 (27.27%) ITIL
9 7 (21.21%) SQL
9 7 (21.21%) LAN
9 7 (21.21%) WAN
10 5 (15.15%) Finance
10 5 (15.15%) VMware
10 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
10 5 (15.15%) SLA
10 5 (15.15%) Cisco
10 5 (15.15%) Citrix
10 5 (15.15%) UNIX
10 5 (15.15%) Linux
10 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (15.15%) iSeries
11 4 (12.12%) iPhone
11 4 (12.12%) Ubuntu
11 4 (12.12%) IP Telephony
11 4 (12.12%) Debian
11 4 (12.12%) Fedora
11 4 (12.12%) Xserve

PC Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (66.67%) MS Office
2 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) LAN
1 7 (21.21%) WAN
2 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.12%) IP Telephony
3 3 (9.09%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) DHCP
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) ADSL
5 1 (3.03%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.03%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) 4G
5 1 (3.03%) MVNO
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
5 1 (3.03%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) iSeries
2 4 (12.12%) Xserve
2 4 (12.12%) iPhone
3 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (96.97%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Windows XP
3 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.15%) UNIX
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) Linux
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.12%) Debian
5 4 (12.12%) Gentoo
5 4 (12.12%) Fedora
5 4 (12.12%) Ubuntu
5 4 (12.12%) Mac OS X
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
6 3 (9.09%) Android
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (6.06%) CRM
2 2 (6.06%) Service Management
2 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.03%) Change Control
3 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.03%) Migration
3 1 (3.03%) Document Management
3 1 (3.03%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) MCP
2 3 (9.09%) CCNA
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) CCNP
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ACTC
4 1 (3.03%) MCDST
4 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) Apple
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco
3 5 (15.15%) Citrix
3 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.15%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) LANDesk
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) Reuters
5 2 (6.06%) Bloomberg
6 1 (3.03%) Remedy
6 1 (3.03%) Sophos
6 1 (3.03%) Adobe
6 1 (3.03%) Fidessa
6 1 (3.03%) Tradeweb