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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 136 130 109
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 6 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% 0.30% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.33% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 13
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £37,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
2296 2141 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.26% 92.76% 94.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1693 1581
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 22 September 2014.

Support Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) Nokia
5 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
5 5 (31.25%) IIS
5 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) F5
6 4 (25.00%) Software Licensing
6 4 (25.00%) Data Security
6 4 (25.00%) Sourcefire
6 4 (25.00%) Websense
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 2 (12.50%) Retail
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
9 1 (6.25%) Lync
9 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (6.25%) Analytics
9 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (6.25%) Line Management
9 1 (6.25%) Content Management
9 1 (6.25%) Banking
9 1 (6.25%) Business Analytics

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (31.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) EDI
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Software Licensing
1 4 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (6.25%) Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) Line Management
2 1 (6.25%) Content Management
2 1 (6.25%) Business Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) Logistics
2 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) ABAP
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Nokia
1 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
2 4 (25.00%) F5
2 4 (25.00%) Sourcefire
2 4 (25.00%) Websense
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
Reading
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Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Annual bonus & healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago