The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 136 126 128
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 9 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.36% 0.91% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.98% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 9
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.69%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Support Consultant
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2287 2247 2030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.44% 93.31% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1576 1671 1632
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,600 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Consultant across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Support Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
3 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) F5
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) SAP
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) SSL
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) NHS
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) IPsec
5 2 (15.38%) Electronics
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (15.38%) Symantec

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
2 2 (15.38%) IPsec
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XSD
1 1 (7.69%) XSL
1 1 (7.69%) XSLT
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
1 2 (15.38%) DTV
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
1 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
1 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) XPath
4 1 (7.69%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
1 4 (30.77%) F5
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec
2 2 (15.38%) McAfee
2 2 (15.38%) Websense
2 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
2 2 (15.38%) Riverbed
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Juniper