The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 165 159 146
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 7 24 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.60% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.64% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 28
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3171 3744 4096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.08% 94.21% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2626 3096 3547
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 £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 Manchester

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

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Support Consultant
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Support Consultant Salary Trend in Manchester

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) VPN
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (30.00%) Service Management
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) IIS
3 6 (30.00%) Citrix
4 5 (25.00%) SAN
4 5 (25.00%) NetApp
4 5 (25.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) Clustering
4 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) Wireless
4 5 (25.00%) NAS
4 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (25.00%) vSphere
4 5 (25.00%) Meraki
4 5 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (25.00%) HP StoreVirtual
5 4 (20.00%) Advertising

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (30.00%) IIS
2 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Business One
2 1 (5.00%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) VPN
2 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) Wireless
2 5 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) Intranet
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) DataStage
3 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (20.00%) Advertising
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) EDI
1 1 (5.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (25.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 3 (15.00%) EFT
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Service Management
2 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (15.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) System Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Logistics
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.00%) Korn
2 3 (15.00%) C-shell
3 1 (5.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 5 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) Meraki
3 5 (25.00%) NetApp
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) Business Objects
5 2 (10.00%) Sage
6 1 (5.00%) Sun
6 1 (5.00%) Infor
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