The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 124 111 119
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 2 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 0.25% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.27% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 19
Average salary £29,500 £57,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.91% +65.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £44,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £63,550 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
Support Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1798 1491 2041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.60% 93.71% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1456 1223 1691
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Support Consultant
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Support Consultant Salary Trend in Cheshire

Support Consultant
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Warrington - 1 £32,500 -
Daresbury - 1 £26,500 -
Support Consultant
North West

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) Terminal Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) LAMP
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (33.33%) CentOS
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (44.44%) IIS
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) CentOS
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Business Development
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
2 1 (11.11%) Security Management
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 3 (33.33%) Terminal Server
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Infor
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (11.11%) Sun
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco