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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 122 107 138
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 5 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% 0.83% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.87% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 7
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1779 1606 2140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.80% 94.69% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1293 1862
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (85.71%) SAP
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (71.43%) SAP FI
2 5 (71.43%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (71.43%) SAP CO
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) General Ledger
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Degree

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) SAP FI
1 5 (71.43%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (71.43%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) General Ledger
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com