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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 132 127 112
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 7 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.26% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.28% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 9
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,375
% change year-on-year
- +6.00%
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
2291 2137 1901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.68% 93.81% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1617 1700 1603
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 2014.

Support Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Firewall
4 5 (27.78%) Nokia
4 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
4 5 (27.78%) IIS
5 4 (22.22%) Sourcefire
5 4 (22.22%) F5
5 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) Websense
5 4 (22.22%) Data Security
6 3 (16.67%) VMware
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (16.67%) SAN
6 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 3 (16.67%) DHCP
6 3 (16.67%) DNS
6 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 3 (16.67%) Lync
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (11.11%) Retail

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (27.78%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Lync
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Sage 200
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) DHCP
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) MPLS
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
1 2 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) EDI
2 1 (5.56%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Data Security
2 2 (11.11%) Security Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Network Design
3 1 (5.56%) Logistics
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.56%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) MCTS
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) CCA
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.56%) Terminal Server
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Nokia
2 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
3 4 (22.22%) Websense
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) Sourcefire
3 4 (22.22%) F5
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Sage
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) Aruba
6 1 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix