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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 237 193 229
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 15 46 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.69% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.72% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 39 28
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 £27,500 £22,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
6897 6394 7659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.33% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5931 5407 6751
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -36 6 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Cheshire -7 5 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Lancashire - 2 £45,000 -
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (58.54%) SAP
2 16 (39.02%) Logistics
3 12 (29.27%) ABAP
3 12 (29.27%) Finance
4 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
5 9 (21.95%) EDI
6 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
7 6 (14.63%) Windows
7 6 (14.63%) CRM
7 6 (14.63%) SAP FI
7 6 (14.63%) Manufacturing
7 6 (14.63%) Advertising
7 6 (14.63%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (14.63%) SAP XI
7 6 (14.63%) SAP CO
7 6 (14.63%) General Ledger
8 5 (12.20%) SQL
8 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
8 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
8 5 (12.20%) Service Management
8 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.20%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
9 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
9 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (9.76%) Sage
9 4 (9.76%) VMware
9 4 (9.76%) Degree
9 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
10 3 (7.32%) Business Objects

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) SAP FI
1 6 (14.63%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (14.63%) SAP CO
2 5 (12.20%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (7.32%) SAP SD
3 3 (7.32%) SAP MM
3 3 (7.32%) SAP WM
3 3 (7.32%) SAP CRM
4 2 (4.88%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (4.88%) SAP HR
4 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (4.88%) Sage 1000
5 1 (2.44%) SAP BPC
5 1 (2.44%) Sage 200
5 1 (2.44%) Sage 50
5 1 (2.44%) Line 100
5 1 (2.44%) Line 500
5 1 (2.44%) SalesLogix
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) VPN
1 3 (7.32%) SAN
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Wireless
2 2 (4.88%) NAS
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Manufacturing
2 6 (14.63%) Advertising
2 6 (14.63%) General Ledger
3 3 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Games
4 1 (2.44%) Local Government
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) EDI
2 6 (14.63%) SAP XI
3 2 (4.88%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Logistics
2 6 (14.63%) CRM
3 5 (12.20%) Service Management
3 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.32%) ERP
4 3 (7.32%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL
5 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.44%) Information Security
6 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) ETL
6 1 (2.44%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.44%) Security Management
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) ABAP
2 5 (12.20%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.76%) Degree
4 3 (7.32%) SAP Certification
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.88%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) SAP
2 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) Sage
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) HP
4 3 (7.32%) Citrix
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco
4 3 (7.32%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.88%) NetApp
5 2 (4.88%) Meraki
6 1 (2.44%) Facebook
6 1 (2.44%) Twitter
6 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) Avaya
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