Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a PC Support Technician was £21,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

PC Support Technician
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1196 1241 1296
Rank change year-on-year +45 +55 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a PC Support Technician 10 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.001% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.001% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 5
UK median annual salary £21,000 £30,250 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.58% +27.37% +31.94%
10th Percentile £20,250 £26,975 £16,300
90th Percentile £24,750 £33,325 £27,200
UK excluding London median annual salary £21,000 - £23,750

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

PC Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured PC Support Technician in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PC Support Technician in the UK

PC Support Technician
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PC Support Technician.

Salary trend for PC Support Technician in the UK

PC Support Technician
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PC Support Technician within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +32 10 £21,000 -30.58%
UK excluding London - 9 £21,000 -
South East - 6 £21,000 -
East of England - 2 £23,500 -
London +24 1 £21,000 -30.58%
North West - 1 £18,000 -
North of England - 1 £18,000 -

PC Support Technician Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, PC Support Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring PC Support Technician in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Hardware Maintenance
2 9 (90.00%) DBS Check
2 9 (90.00%) Apple
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
3 8 (80.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) iPad
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (20.00%) Google
6 1 (10.00%) SCCM
6 1 (10.00%) Sendmail
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Trend Micro
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Lotus
6 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
6 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) SMTP
6 1 (10.00%) FTP
6 1 (10.00%) HTTP
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) VPN

PC Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Hardware Maintenance
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus
4 1 (10.00%) Trend Micro