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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 138 130 126
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 7 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.74% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.80% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 4
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +35.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £45,000 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £52,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
2443 2368 1975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.64% 92.14% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1786 1679
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 2014.

Support Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Nokia
6 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Content Management
7 1 (8.33%) F5
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
7 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
7 1 (8.33%) Logistics
7 1 (8.33%) Banking
7 1 (8.33%) Retail
7 1 (8.33%) Data Security
7 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (8.33%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) FRx
7 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 1 (8.33%) Websense
7 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (8.33%) FRx
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) EDI
1 1 (8.33%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (8.33%) Logistics
2 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) ERP
2 1 (8.33%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) ABAP
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Nokia
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Websense
3 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
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