The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Support Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Consultant
England / North West
Rank 237 181 229
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 12 58 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 1.04% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 1.08% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 25
Median salary £37,500 £33,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
5660 5367 6624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.57% 96.05% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4778 4512 5665
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,691 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Support Consultant in the job title.

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 22 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -46 10 £37,500 +59.57% 1
Merseyside - 2 £40,000 - 1
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Support Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Support Consultant in the job title.

1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
3 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (26.92%) ERP
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) Sage
6 4 (15.38%) Sage 1000
6 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
6 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (15.38%) RHCSA
6 4 (15.38%) Security Hardening
6 4 (15.38%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (15.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (15.38%) Open Source
6 4 (15.38%) Puppet
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (15.38%) High Availability
6 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (15.38%) Build Automation
6 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (15.38%) Kernel Tuning
6 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 4 (15.38%) Service Management
6 4 (15.38%) Clustering
6 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
6 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 4 (15.38%) DNS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Sage 1000
2 3 (11.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (7.69%) Sage 200
4 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (3.85%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
1 4 (15.38%) LDAP
2 2 (7.69%) ADSL
2 2 (7.69%) Broadband
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.85%) GIS
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (11.54%) Advertising
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.85%) iPad
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Solaris
1 4 (15.38%) Unix
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ERP
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Build Automation
3 4 (15.38%) High Availability
3 4 (15.38%) Kernel Tuning
3 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 4 (15.38%) Open Source
3 4 (15.38%) Security Hardening
3 4 (15.38%) Service Management
4 3 (11.54%) Time Management
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.85%) Presales
6 1 (3.85%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Perl
2 4 (15.38%) PHP
2 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (15.38%) RHCSA
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 4 (15.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
1 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Sage
3 4 (15.38%) Hitachi
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 4 (15.38%) Veritas
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) CA
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
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