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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 168 157 125
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 18 23 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.59% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.63% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 37
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £19,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
3916 3665 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.98% 94.61% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3244 3210 3202
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Consultant across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Support Consultant Salary Histogram in Manchester

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 29 (51.79%) Microsoft
2 19 (33.93%) Finance
3 16 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 16 (28.57%) Oracle
3 16 (28.57%) SQL
4 12 (21.43%) SAP
4 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 11 (19.64%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (19.64%) Logistics
6 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
7 9 (16.07%) ERP
7 9 (16.07%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (16.07%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (14.29%) Retail
8 8 (14.29%) EDI
8 8 (14.29%) ABAP
8 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 8 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 8 (14.29%) Windows
9 7 (12.50%) LAN
9 7 (12.50%) WAN
9 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
10 6 (10.71%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 6 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (10.71%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (10.71%) Oracle 11i
10 6 (10.71%) ITIL
10 6 (10.71%) Pegasus
10 6 (10.71%) Pegasus Opera
10 6 (10.71%) SAP XI

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (10.71%) Pegasus Opera
4 2 (3.57%) SAP SD
4 2 (3.57%) SAP MM
4 2 (3.57%) SAP WM
4 2 (3.57%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (1.79%) SAP BPC
5 1 (1.79%) Sage 200
5 1 (1.79%) Sage 50
5 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.79%) Line 100
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.50%) LAN
2 7 (12.50%) WAN
3 5 (8.93%) VPN
4 2 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.93%) Sybase ASA
4 3 (5.36%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.79%) SAP Data Services
General
1 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 16 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 8 (14.29%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.57%) Advertising
6 1 (1.79%) Back Office
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) EDI
2 6 (10.71%) SAP XI
3 2 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Vista
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
2 5 (8.93%) Windows 8
2 5 (8.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Logistics
2 9 (16.07%) ERP
3 6 (10.71%) ITIL
3 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 5 (8.93%) Project Management
5 3 (5.36%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (5.36%) CRM
6 2 (3.57%) Service Management
7 1 (1.79%) ETL
7 1 (1.79%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.79%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) ABAP
2 8 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 6 (10.71%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Certification
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (51.79%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.57%) Oracle
3 12 (21.43%) SAP
4 6 (10.71%) Pegasus
5 5 (8.93%) Sybase
6 3 (5.36%) Business Objects
6 3 (5.36%) Sage
7 2 (3.57%) VMware
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