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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 119 128 126
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 23 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.93% 0.46% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.48% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 4
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £26,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +71.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £41,600 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2313 2073 2234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.08% 94.61% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1719 1670 1931
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
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 23 April 2014.

Support Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 21 (58.33%) Firewall
1 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (41.67%) Nokia
2 15 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 15 (41.67%) Websense
2 15 (41.67%) Sourcefire
2 15 (41.67%) F5
3 14 (38.89%) Data Security
4 11 (30.56%) SAN
5 10 (27.78%) Windows
6 9 (25.00%) Linux
6 9 (25.00%) Replication
7 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.22%) UNIX
7 8 (22.22%) Oracle
7 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 8 (22.22%) EMC
8 7 (19.44%) NetApp
8 7 (19.44%) NetBackup
8 7 (19.44%) Data Management
9 6 (16.67%) Clustering
10 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
10 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (11.11%) French Language
11 4 (11.11%) German Language
11 4 (11.11%) Russian Language
11 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (11.11%) SUSE

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.33%) Lync
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Sage 200
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (58.33%) Firewall
2 11 (30.56%) SAN
3 4 (11.11%) NAS
4 3 (8.33%) DNS
4 3 (8.33%) DHCP
5 2 (5.56%) LAN
5 2 (5.56%) WAN
5 2 (5.56%) VPN
5 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.56%) Wireless
5 2 (5.56%) MPLS
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.78%) Network Security
6 1 (2.78%) Internet
6 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) DB2
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.78%) Essbase
General
1 4 (11.11%) French Language
1 4 (11.11%) German Language
1 4 (11.11%) Russian Language
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Billing
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Replication
2 6 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Linux
3 8 (22.22%) UNIX
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.11%) SUSE
5 4 (11.11%) AIX
5 4 (11.11%) HPUX
5 4 (11.11%) Solaris
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Data Security
2 7 (19.44%) Data Management
3 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) Security Management
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL
4 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.56%) Analytics
4 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.78%) Network Design
5 1 (2.78%) Web Analytics
5 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Network Management
5 1 (2.78%) Business Analytics
5 1 (2.78%) DRM
5 1 (2.78%) ERP
5 1 (2.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
2 2 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) CCA
1 2 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.78%) MCTS
2 1 (2.78%) MCITP
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) XenApp
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) NetBackup
2 4 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (11.11%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Nokia
1 15 (41.67%) CheckPoint
1 15 (41.67%) Websense
1 15 (41.67%) Sourcefire
1 15 (41.67%) F5
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) EMC
3 7 (19.44%) NetApp
4 4 (11.11%) Hitachi
4 4 (11.11%) Veritas
4 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.11%) Sun
4 4 (11.11%) Sybase
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco
5 3 (8.33%) CommVault
5 3 (8.33%) VMware
6 2 (5.56%) Aruba
6 2 (5.56%) Sage
6 2 (5.56%) Citrix