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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 249 213 202
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 16 32 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.46% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.49% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 44
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
7002 6556 6889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.40% 94.81% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6000 5616 6025
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -24 11 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Cheshire -17 2 £42,500 +54.54%
Lancashire - 2 £45,000 -
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 21 (52.50%) SAP
2 16 (40.00%) Logistics
3 13 (32.50%) Finance
4 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (27.50%) ABAP
6 9 (22.50%) EDI
6 9 (22.50%) Manufacturing
7 6 (15.00%) SAP XI
7 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (12.50%) Advertising
8 5 (12.50%) ERP
8 5 (12.50%) CRM
9 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (10.00%) Windows
9 4 (10.00%) SAP FI
9 4 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (10.00%) General Ledger
9 4 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (10.00%) SAP CO
10 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
10 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (7.50%) Banking
10 3 (7.50%) Retail
10 3 (7.50%) SAP Implementation
10 3 (7.50%) Degree
10 3 (7.50%) SAP SD
10 3 (7.50%) SAP MM
10 3 (7.50%) SAP WM
10 3 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (10.00%) SAP FI
2 4 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (10.00%) SAP CO
2 4 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (7.50%) SAP SD
3 3 (7.50%) SAP MM
3 3 (7.50%) SAP WM
3 3 (7.50%) SAP CRM
4 2 (5.00%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (5.00%) Pegasus Opera
4 2 (5.00%) SAP HR
4 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (2.50%) Line 100
5 1 (2.50%) Line 500
5 1 (2.50%) Sage 1000
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.50%) VPN
1 1 (2.50%) SAN
1 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.50%) Advertising
4 4 (10.00%) General Ledger
5 3 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (7.50%) Banking
5 3 (7.50%) Retail
6 1 (2.50%) Back Office
6 1 (2.50%) Games
6 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) EDI
2 6 (15.00%) SAP XI
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Logistics
2 5 (12.50%) CRM
2 5 (12.50%) ERP
3 3 (7.50%) Service Management
3 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (7.50%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.50%) Cash Management
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL
5 1 (2.50%) Information Security
5 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.50%) Business Development
5 1 (2.50%) Information Security Management
5 1 (2.50%) Security Management
5 1 (2.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) ABAP
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.50%) SAP Certification
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
3 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) XenApp
2 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) SAP
2 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Business Objects
3 3 (7.50%) Sage
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) Pegasus
5 1 (2.50%) Facebook
5 1 (2.50%) Twitter
5 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Avaya
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car, healthcare scheme and 25 days holiday
Posted: 10 days ago
North West England
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago