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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Consultant
Rank 178 226 210
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 51 28 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.91% 0.40% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.41% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 39
Average salary £33,750 £38,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.90% +29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £38,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.05%
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
5382 6806 6379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.04% 96.58% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4503 5759 5348
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
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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 +39 35 £23,500 -32.85% 3
Cheshire +30 14 £37,500 -19.35% 4
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 34 (37.36%) Windows
2 29 (31.87%) Microsoft
3 24 (26.37%) RPG
4 23 (25.27%) ERP
5 21 (23.08%) VMware
6 18 (19.78%) Finance
7 17 (18.68%) Oracle
7 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
7 17 (18.68%) Citrix
7 17 (18.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (16.48%) R
9 15 (16.48%) Data Centre
9 15 (16.48%) AS400
10 14 (15.38%) Law
11 12 (13.19%) Telecoms
11 12 (13.19%) Internet
11 12 (13.19%) FTP
11 12 (13.19%) TCP/IP
11 12 (13.19%) SLA
11 12 (13.19%) HTML
11 12 (13.19%) ADSL
11 12 (13.19%) Coaching
11 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (12.09%) MCITP
12 11 (12.09%) MCSE
12 11 (12.09%) SAP
12 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
12 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (12.09%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (4.40%) JBoss
1 4 (4.40%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.40%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.20%) IIS
4 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (7.69%) Infor SunSystems
2 7 (7.69%) SAP Business One
3 5 (5.49%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (5.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) PaaS
1 4 (4.40%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.19%) ADSL
1 12 (13.19%) FTP
1 12 (13.19%) Internet
1 12 (13.19%) TCP/IP
2 11 (12.09%) Firewall
3 10 (10.99%) ISDN
3 10 (10.99%) PSTN
4 6 (6.59%) DNS
5 5 (5.49%) LAN
5 5 (5.49%) NAS
5 5 (5.49%) SAN
5 5 (5.49%) WAN
6 1 (1.10%) BGP
6 1 (1.10%) DHCP
6 1 (1.10%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.10%) HSRP
6 1 (1.10%) LDAP
6 1 (1.10%) OSPF
6 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) SAP HANA
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (19.78%) Finance
2 14 (15.38%) Law
3 12 (13.19%) Telecoms
4 10 (10.99%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (10.99%) Retail
5 4 (4.40%) Local Government
6 1 (1.10%) Advertising
6 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.19%) HTML
2 4 (4.40%) Middleware
3 3 (3.30%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.10%) .NET
4 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) AS400
1 15 (16.48%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.59%) Clustering
4 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (37.36%) Windows
2 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (7.69%) Linux
3 7 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.59%) Unix
4 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.49%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) ERP
2 12 (13.19%) Coaching
3 10 (10.99%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (10.99%) Line Management
4 8 (8.79%) CRM
4 8 (8.79%) Information Security
4 8 (8.79%) Risk Management
4 8 (8.79%) Security Management
5 6 (6.59%) ITIL
6 5 (5.49%) Migration
7 3 (3.30%) Change Control
7 3 (3.30%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.20%) Change Management
8 2 (2.20%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.10%) Regression Testing
9 1 (1.10%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.10%) Service Management
9 1 (1.10%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.37%) RPG
2 15 (16.48%) R
3 10 (10.99%) SQL
4 3 (3.30%) ABAP
4 3 (3.30%) Java
5 1 (1.10%) C++
5 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.10%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) MCITP
1 11 (12.09%) MCSE
1 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.69%) Degree
3 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) ACCA
4 1 (1.10%) CCNA
4 1 (1.10%) CCNP
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.19%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (18.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.59%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Puppet
1 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 29 (31.87%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.08%) VMware
3 17 (18.68%) Citrix
3 17 (18.68%) Oracle
4 11 (12.09%) SAP
5 6 (6.59%) Infor
6 5 (5.49%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco
7 1 (1.10%) Dell
7 1 (1.10%) HP
7 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.10%) Sun
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