Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a PC Support was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 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
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1123 1176 1272
Rank change year-on-year +53 +96 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a PC Support 54 46 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.024% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.025% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 45 27 38
UK median annual salary £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,625 £19,350
90th Percentile £43,750 £36,950 £32,025
UK excluding London median annual salary £23,500 £28,250 £25,000
% change year-on-year -16.81% +13.00% +8.70%

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 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
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
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PC Support 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.

Salary trend for PC Support in the UK

PC Support
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PC Support over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PC Support in the UK

PC Support
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PC Support within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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 +33 53 £27,500 +1.85% 1
London -3 27 £32,500 +20.37% 1
UK excluding London +72 26 £23,500 -16.81%
South East +51 18 £21,000 -16.00%
Midlands +26 5 £26,500 -
West Midlands +16 5 £26,500 -
East of England +12 2 £23,500 -
North of England +2 1 £18,000 -50.00%
North West -20 1 £18,000 -

PC Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, PC Support 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 in the job title.

1 44 (81.48%) Windows
2 38 (70.37%) Active Directory
3 32 (59.26%) Microsoft Office
4 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
4 25 (46.30%) Apple
5 17 (31.48%) Office 365
5 17 (31.48%) Windows 10
6 16 (29.63%) Mac OS X
7 15 (27.78%) ITIL
7 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
8 12 (22.22%) Publishing
9 11 (20.37%) Degree
9 11 (20.37%) DBS Check
10 10 (18.52%) Adobe
10 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
10 10 (18.52%) VPN
11 9 (16.67%) Wireless
11 9 (16.67%) Android
11 9 (16.67%) SCCM
11 9 (16.67%) Hardware Maintenance
12 8 (14.81%) Skype
12 8 (14.81%) Windows 8
12 8 (14.81%) Skype for Business
13 7 (12.96%) Google
13 7 (12.96%) DNS
13 7 (12.96%) DHCP
13 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (11.11%) AirWatch
14 6 (11.11%) 802.1X
14 6 (11.11%) HP

PC Support 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 8 (14.81%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (59.26%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (11.11%) InDesign
3 4 (7.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (5.56%) InCopy
4 3 (5.56%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.85%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (1.85%) Vectorworks
Cloud Services
1 17 (31.48%) Office 365
2 5 (9.26%) G Suite
2 5 (9.26%) Mimecast
3 2 (3.70%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
1 10 (18.52%) VPN
2 9 (16.67%) Wireless
3 8 (14.81%) Skype
4 7 (12.96%) DHCP
4 7 (12.96%) DNS
5 5 (9.26%) 802.11
5 5 (9.26%) WAN
6 4 (7.41%) Firewall
6 4 (7.41%) LAN
7 1 (1.85%) ADSL
7 1 (1.85%) FTP
7 1 (1.85%) HTTP
7 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.85%) SMTP
7 1 (1.85%) VDSL
7 1 (1.85%) VLAN
7 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) FrontPage
General
1 12 (22.22%) Publishing
2 5 (9.26%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.85%) Law
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 6 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.56%) iPad
4 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 44 (81.48%) Windows
2 17 (31.48%) Windows 10
3 16 (29.63%) Mac OS X
4 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 9 (16.67%) Android
6 8 (14.81%) Windows 8
7 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
7 5 (9.26%) Windows Vista
8 3 (5.56%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
9 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) ITIL
2 9 (16.67%) Hardware Maintenance
3 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 6 (11.11%) Time Management
4 5 (9.26%) Data Analysis
4 5 (9.26%) Disk Encryption
5 3 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (5.56%) Workflow
6 1 (1.85%) Break/Fix
6 1 (1.85%) Change Management
6 1 (1.85%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (1.85%) Document Management
6 1 (1.85%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.85%) Security Management
6 1 (1.85%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.85%) Test Automation
6 1 (1.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
1 5 (9.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) DBS Check
1 11 (20.37%) Degree
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (11.11%) MCP
3 6 (11.11%) MCSE
4 5 (9.26%) CCNA
4 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (9.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (9.26%) Master's Degree
5 2 (3.70%) ACSA
5 2 (3.70%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) SCCM
2 6 (11.11%) AirWatch
3 5 (9.26%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Apple
1 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) Adobe
3 7 (12.96%) Google
4 6 (11.11%) HP
4 6 (11.11%) VMware
5 5 (9.26%) Dell
6 3 (5.56%) Avaya
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco
7 2 (3.70%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.85%) Citrix
8 1 (1.85%) iManage
8 1 (1.85%) Interwoven
8 1 (1.85%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.85%) Lotus
8 1 (1.85%) Mitel
8 1 (1.85%) Symantec
8 1 (1.85%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.85%) Veeam