The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Consultant
Rank 83 80 97
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.13% 0.100% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.10% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +8.10%
Support Consultant
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
734 966 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.20% 96.31% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 660 784 908
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Consultant in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Support Consultant
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Consultant across the Bedfordshire region.

Support Consultant Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Support Consultant
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
Bedford - 1 £45,000 -
Support Consultant
East of England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Support Consultant 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 Support Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Intel
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) VCP5
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Support Consultant 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 Support Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (75.00%) Presales
1 3 (75.00%) Server Building
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCP
1 3 (75.00%) MCSA
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) VCP5
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Intel
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SAP