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 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 236 206 179
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 23 30 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.44% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.46% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 61
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £21,200 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £55,200 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
7036 6493 7060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.65% 94.24% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5725 5590 6111
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
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 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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 -11 18 £36,250 -9.37% 4
Cheshire -17 3 £29,500 -40.25% 1
Lancashire - 1 £50,000 -
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 35 (49.30%) Microsoft
2 25 (35.21%) Finance
3 20 (28.17%) SQL
4 19 (26.76%) SAP
5 17 (23.94%) Oracle
6 16 (22.54%) Manufacturing
7 13 (18.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 13 (18.31%) Windows
8 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
8 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
9 11 (15.49%) Logistics
9 11 (15.49%) ERP
9 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
10 10 (14.08%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (14.08%) Oracle EBS R12
11 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
12 8 (11.27%) EDI
12 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (11.27%) ABAP
12 8 (11.27%) PL/SQL
12 8 (11.27%) UNIX
12 8 (11.27%) Retail
13 7 (9.86%) VMware
13 7 (9.86%) ITIL
13 7 (9.86%) LAN
13 7 (9.86%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (9.86%) WAN
14 6 (8.45%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 6 (8.45%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.63%) IIS
2 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.41%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (14.08%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (14.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (8.45%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (8.45%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (8.45%) Pegasus Opera
3 6 (8.45%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (5.63%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (5.63%) SAP CO
4 4 (5.63%) SAP FI
5 3 (4.23%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (4.23%) Sage 200
6 2 (2.82%) Sage 1000
6 2 (2.82%) SAP Business One
6 2 (2.82%) SAP CRM
6 2 (2.82%) SAP MM
6 2 (2.82%) SAP WM
6 2 (2.82%) Movex
6 2 (2.82%) Lawson
6 2 (2.82%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.86%) LAN
2 7 (9.86%) WAN
3 6 (8.45%) VPN
4 3 (4.23%) DNS
5 2 (2.82%) VoIP
6 1 (1.41%) DHCP
6 1 (1.41%) SAN
6 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.04%) Sybase ASA
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.23%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Toad
General
1 25 (35.21%) Finance
2 16 (22.54%) Manufacturing
3 8 (11.27%) Retail
4 4 (5.63%) General Ledger
5 3 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.23%) Banking
6 2 (2.82%) Advertising
7 1 (1.41%) Games
7 1 (1.41%) Back Office
7 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) EDI
2 6 (8.45%) SAP XI
3 5 (7.04%) Web Services
4 3 (4.23%) LAMP
5 1 (1.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Windows
2 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.27%) UNIX
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.45%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.45%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.04%) Windows Vista
5 5 (7.04%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.23%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.23%) CentOS
7 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.41%) Android
7 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.49%) ERP
1 11 (15.49%) Logistics
2 7 (9.86%) ITIL
3 6 (8.45%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.04%) Project Management
5 3 (4.23%) CRM
5 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.23%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.23%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (4.23%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (2.82%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.82%) Service Management
7 1 (1.41%) Information Security Management
7 1 (1.41%) Security Management
7 1 (1.41%) ETL
7 1 (1.41%) Cash Management
7 1 (1.41%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.41%) Information Security
7 1 (1.41%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.17%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) ABAP
2 8 (11.27%) PL/SQL
3 6 (8.45%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) Degree
3 2 (2.82%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.41%) MCSE
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.63%) XenApp
3 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.23%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 35 (49.30%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.76%) SAP
3 17 (23.94%) Oracle
4 7 (9.86%) VMware
5 6 (8.45%) Pegasus
6 5 (7.04%) Sage
6 5 (7.04%) Sybase
7 4 (5.63%) Citrix
7 4 (5.63%) Infor
8 3 (4.23%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.82%) Epicor
9 2 (2.82%) Baan
9 2 (2.82%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.41%) Cisco
10 1 (1.41%) Avaya
10 1 (1.41%) Sun
10 1 (1.41%) HP
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