The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 232 233 204
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 25 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.28% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.30% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 24
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,300 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £48,500 £52,650
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6289 7071 6638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.59% 94.87% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5220 5737 5708
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 £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Support Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Support Consultant Salary Trend in the North West

Support Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Support Consultant Salary Histogram in the North West

Support Consultant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
Manchester +10 19 £30,000 -14.28% 6
Cheshire +6 2 £25,250 -14.40%
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 16 (41.03%) SAP
3 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.64%) SAP FI
4 10 (25.64%) Windows
4 10 (25.64%) SAP CO
4 10 (25.64%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (20.51%) General Ledger
5 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
5 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (15.38%) DNS
7 6 (15.38%) Citrix
7 6 (15.38%) MCSE
7 6 (15.38%) Oracle
7 6 (15.38%) SQL
7 6 (15.38%) VMware
7 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (15.38%) MCITP
8 5 (12.82%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (12.82%) NAS
8 5 (12.82%) Law
8 5 (12.82%) Clustering
8 5 (12.82%) Retail
8 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
8 5 (12.82%) Linux
8 5 (12.82%) Active Directory

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (5.13%) IIS
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (25.64%) SAP FI/CO
1 10 (25.64%) SAP CO
1 10 (25.64%) SAP FI
2 2 (5.13%) SAP PP
2 2 (5.13%) SAP HCM
2 2 (5.13%) Sage 200
3 1 (2.56%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.56%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) SAN
2 5 (12.82%) NAS
3 3 (7.69%) Internet
4 2 (5.13%) Firewall
4 2 (5.13%) ADSL
4 2 (5.13%) ISDN
4 2 (5.13%) PSTN
4 2 (5.13%) FTP
4 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (7.69%) DataStage
3 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) PowerBuilder
General
1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) General Ledger
3 5 (12.82%) Law
3 5 (12.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (12.82%) Retail
4 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.69%) Advertising
5 2 (5.13%) Billing
5 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) EDI
3 1 (2.56%) SAP XI
3 1 (2.56%) J2EE
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Clustering
1 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) EFT
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (12.82%) Linux
4 4 (10.26%) UNIX
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (12.82%) Line Management
3 3 (7.69%) Business Development
3 3 (7.69%) ETL
3 3 (7.69%) Workflow
3 3 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
4 2 (5.13%) System Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Time Management
4 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL
4 2 (5.13%) CRM
4 2 (5.13%) ERP
4 2 (5.13%) Coaching
4 2 (5.13%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.69%) Korn
2 3 (7.69%) C-shell
3 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) C++
4 1 (2.56%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (15.38%) MCITP
3 6 (15.38%) MCSE
4 4 (10.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) SAP
2 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 6 (15.38%) Citrix
3 6 (15.38%) VMware
4 4 (10.26%) Sage
5 1 (2.56%) Infor
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Sybase
5 1 (2.56%) Sun
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