The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 363 312 367
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 72 98 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.49% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.52% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 69 87 70
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Support Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19829 18833 20898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.60% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16199 15045 18115
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Consultant in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Support Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Consultant across the South East region.

Support Consultant Salary Trend in the South East

Support Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Support Consultant Salary Histogram in the South East

Support Consultant
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +2 23 £37,500 -16.66%
Hampshire -26 20 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Berkshire -26 17 £32,500 -29.72% 3
Buckinghamshire +7 10 £40,000 -2.43% 1
West Sussex -4 1 £26,500 -44.21% 2
Oxfordshire -7 1 £44,000 +25.71% 1
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 75 (42.13%) Windows
2 74 (41.57%) Microsoft
3 60 (33.71%) MS Excel
4 50 (28.09%) Finance
5 45 (25.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (23.03%) SQL
7 39 (21.91%) SQL Server
8 36 (20.22%) MCSE
8 36 (20.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (17.98%) Firewall
9 32 (17.98%) TCP/IP
10 27 (15.17%) MCITP
11 26 (14.61%) Citrix
11 26 (14.61%) IIS
12 25 (14.04%) VMware
13 24 (13.48%) Oracle
13 24 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (12.92%) Fat Client
14 23 (12.92%) Windows Vista
14 23 (12.92%) CCA
14 23 (12.92%) Citrix Certification
14 23 (12.92%) Thin Client
14 23 (12.92%) Active Directory
14 23 (12.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 20 (11.24%) .NET
16 19 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (10.11%) CRM
18 17 (9.55%) Degree
19 16 (8.99%) MS Office
19 16 (8.99%) Sage

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 26 (14.61%) IIS
2 6 (3.37%) Oracle 10gAS
2 6 (3.37%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (2.81%) Apache
3 5 (2.81%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.25%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.25%) CMS
4 4 (2.25%) JBoss
5 3 (1.69%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.69%) NetWeaver
5 3 (1.69%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.12%) Drupal
6 2 (1.12%) Lync
6 2 (1.12%) Kentico
6 2 (1.12%) SAS
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 60 (33.71%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.99%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (6.74%) Sage 200
2 11 (6.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (5.62%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (3.37%) SAP CO
4 6 (3.37%) SAP FI
4 6 (3.37%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (2.81%) SAP HR
5 5 (2.81%) SAP SD
5 5 (2.81%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 5 (2.81%) SAP LE
5 5 (2.81%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (2.81%) SAP SCM
6 4 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (2.25%) GoldMine
6 4 (2.25%) Sage 50
6 4 (2.25%) Exchequer
7 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.56%) FRx
7 1 (0.56%) Line 500
7 1 (0.56%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.37%) SaaS
2 3 (1.69%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.56%) Office 365
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.98%) Firewall
1 32 (17.98%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.06%) VoIP
2 9 (5.06%) DNS
3 8 (4.49%) WAN
4 7 (3.93%) Network Security
5 6 (3.37%) Wireless
6 4 (2.25%) Internet
6 4 (2.25%) DHCP
6 4 (2.25%) HTTP
6 4 (2.25%) GPRS
6 4 (2.25%) SSL
7 2 (1.12%) SAN
7 2 (1.12%) LAN
7 2 (1.12%) VPN
7 2 (1.12%) LDAP
8 1 (0.56%) IPsec
8 1 (0.56%) MPLS
8 1 (0.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.62%) MySQL
3 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.37%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.37%) Oracle Discoverer
3 6 (3.37%) RDBMS
3 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (2.25%) MS Access
5 3 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.69%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.69%) SAP BI
5 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.56%) DB2
7 1 (0.56%) OLAP
7 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.56%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 6 (3.37%) TestDirector
1 6 (3.37%) JDeveloper
1 6 (3.37%) Toad
1 6 (3.37%) PVCS
1 6 (3.37%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 50 (28.09%) Finance
2 10 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.06%) Dutch Language
3 9 (5.06%) German Language
3 9 (5.06%) Italian Language
3 9 (5.06%) Spanish Language
4 7 (3.93%) Advertising
5 4 (2.25%) Back Office
5 4 (2.25%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.69%) Local Government
6 3 (1.69%) Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Retail
7 2 (1.12%) Law
7 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.24%) .NET
2 10 (5.62%) HTML
2 10 (5.62%) XML
3 7 (3.93%) SAP XI
4 6 (3.37%) Oracle ADF
4 6 (3.37%) CSS
5 5 (2.81%) SOAP
5 5 (2.81%) Web Services
5 5 (2.81%) EDI
6 4 (2.25%) WAP
6 4 (2.25%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.25%) XHTML
7 3 (1.69%) XSLT
7 3 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.69%) Middleware
7 3 (1.69%) SAP Basis
7 3 (1.69%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.56%) XSD
8 1 (0.56%) XSL
8 1 (0.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.92%) Fat Client
1 23 (12.92%) Thin Client
2 19 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.30%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.25%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.12%) HACMP
5 2 (1.12%) Clustering
5 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.12%) NHS
6 1 (0.56%) Replication
6 1 (0.56%) DTV
6 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.56%) PKI
6 1 (0.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 75 (42.13%) Windows
2 36 (20.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (12.92%) Windows Vista
4 14 (7.87%) UNIX
5 10 (5.62%) Windows XP
5 10 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (5.62%) Linux
6 7 (3.93%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.69%) zOS
8 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.12%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.12%) AIX
8 2 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (10.11%) CRM
2 14 (7.87%) ERP
3 13 (7.30%) Analytics
4 12 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (6.18%) Service Management
5 11 (6.18%) Performance Analysis
6 10 (5.62%) Financial Modelling
6 10 (5.62%) PRINCE2
7 9 (5.06%) Risk Management
7 9 (5.06%) Risk Analytics
8 7 (3.93%) ITIL
8 7 (3.93%) Project Management
9 6 (3.37%) Release Management
9 6 (3.37%) Mentoring
9 6 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.37%) UML
9 6 (3.37%) RAD
9 6 (3.37%) SSADM
10 5 (2.81%) Content Management
11 4 (2.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.03%) SQL
2 12 (6.74%) Perl
3 11 (6.18%) Shell Script
4 10 (5.62%) PowerShell
4 10 (5.62%) VBA
5 9 (5.06%) Java
6 8 (4.49%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.49%) ABAP
7 7 (3.93%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.25%) VBScript
9 3 (1.69%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.69%) C
9 3 (1.69%) Jython
10 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.12%) C++
10 2 (1.12%) VB
11 1 (0.56%) C#
11 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 45 (25.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (20.22%) MCSE
3 27 (15.17%) MCITP
4 23 (12.92%) CCA
4 23 (12.92%) Citrix Certification
4 23 (12.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (9.55%) Degree
6 8 (4.49%) MCP
7 7 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.93%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.93%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.37%) CCNA
9 5 (2.81%) CCNP
10 4 (2.25%) MCSA
11 2 (1.12%) AAT
11 2 (1.12%) ISEB
11 2 (1.12%) HND
12 1 (0.56%) MCSD
12 1 (0.56%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.56%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.62%) SLA
2 2 (1.12%) HL7
3 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 24 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (12.92%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.12%) NFS
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.69%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.69%) OpenAM
3 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.12%) Puppet
3 2 (1.12%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.12%) Control-M
3 2 (1.12%) OpenView
4 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 74 (41.57%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.61%) Citrix
3 25 (14.04%) VMware
4 24 (13.48%) Oracle
5 16 (8.99%) Sage
6 14 (7.87%) SAP
7 12 (6.74%) Sun
8 9 (5.06%) TOWER Software
9 6 (3.37%) Serena
9 6 (3.37%) Cisco
10 5 (2.81%) Business Objects
10 5 (2.81%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.81%) Symantec
11 4 (2.25%) F5
11 4 (2.25%) Pegasus
12 3 (1.69%) IBM
12 3 (1.69%) Adobe
12 3 (1.69%) HP
12 3 (1.69%) Websense
12 3 (1.69%) Google
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £50k plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedford, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £35,000 + share incentive scheme + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Portal
Salary: £55,000 per annum PHI, Pension scheme, Life insurance, Private medical
Posted: 15 days ago
West Sussex
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidstone
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + healthcare, pension, company car
Posted: 19 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxford
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago