The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 130 130 120
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 8 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% 0.26% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.28% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 3
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2183 2136 2077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.62% 94.30% 93.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1708 1761
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Consultant
Berkshire

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Consultant in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Consultant
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Consultant across the Reading region.

Support Consultant Salary Trend in Reading

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (53.57%) Firewall
3 11 (39.29%) Data Security
3 11 (39.29%) Nokia
3 11 (39.29%) CheckPoint
3 11 (39.29%) Websense
3 11 (39.29%) Sourcefire
3 11 (39.29%) F5
4 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 10 (35.71%) Windows
5 9 (32.14%) SQL
5 9 (32.14%) Oracle
5 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (28.57%) SAN
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.86%) UNIX
8 5 (17.86%) Linux
8 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
8 5 (17.86%) IIS
8 5 (17.86%) EMC
8 5 (17.86%) Replication
9 4 (14.29%) Clustering
9 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
10 3 (10.71%) Sybase
10 3 (10.71%) DB2
10 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
10 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
10 3 (10.71%) Sun
10 3 (10.71%) DHCP

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (17.86%) IIS
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Lync
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Sage 200
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) SAN
3 3 (10.71%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) LAN
4 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) VPN
4 2 (7.14%) MPLS
4 2 (7.14%) Wireless
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.14%) NAS
5 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) DB2
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (10.71%) French Language
1 3 (10.71%) German Language
1 3 (10.71%) Russian Language
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Replication
2 4 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (17.86%) UNIX
3 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.14%) SUSE
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.14%) AIX
5 2 (7.14%) HPUX
5 2 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Data Security
2 2 (7.14%) Security Management
2 2 (7.14%) Data Management
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Project Management
2 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.57%) Network Design
3 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Network Management
3 1 (3.57%) Business Analytics
3 1 (3.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) MCP
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.57%) MCTS
2 1 (3.57%) MCITP
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) CCA
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
4 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) ARCserve
1 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
1 2 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Nokia
1 11 (39.29%) CheckPoint
1 11 (39.29%) Websense
1 11 (39.29%) Sourcefire
1 11 (39.29%) F5
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) EMC
5 3 (10.71%) Hitachi
5 3 (10.71%) Sun
5 3 (10.71%) Sybase
5 3 (10.71%) VMware
6 2 (7.14%) Aruba
6 2 (7.14%) Veritas
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.14%) Sage
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix