The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands 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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 14 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 7 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.73% - 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.37% - 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £55,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Support Consultant
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 Midlands 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
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95 174 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 91.35% 96.13% 87.92%
Number of salaries quoted 60 137 109
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Support Consultant
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Support Consultant Salary Trend in the Midlands

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 8 (72.73%) ABAP
1 8 (72.73%) SAP
2 7 (63.64%) Change Management
2 7 (63.64%) SAP HCM
2 7 (63.64%) Time Management
2 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) XenServer
3 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
3 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 3 (27.27%) Network Design
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 3 (27.27%) NetApp

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 7 (63.64%) SAP HCM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP SD
2 1 (9.09%) SAP LE
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Change Management
1 7 (63.64%) Time Management
1 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
2 3 (27.27%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
1 3 (27.27%) XenApp
1 3 (27.27%) XenServer
1 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
1 3 (27.27%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) NetApp
2 3 (27.27%) VMware