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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 353 375 369
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 89 82 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.38% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 83 69 62
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £26,500 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,550 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+0.13% -5.06%
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
19816 21756 21121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.80% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 16032 17681 17500
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +36 30 £42,550 +30.92% 5
Oxfordshire +23 17 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Hampshire +6 13 £42,500 +5.59% 1
Berkshire -26 10 £50,000 +36.05% 2
West Sussex +14 7 £27,000 -6.89%
Kent - 6 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire +2 5 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 64 (37.43%) Windows
2 56 (32.75%) Microsoft
3 53 (30.99%) SQL
4 47 (27.49%) MS Excel
5 43 (25.15%) Finance
6 37 (21.64%) SQL Server
7 36 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 35 (20.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 33 (19.30%) VMware
10 30 (17.54%) MCSE
10 30 (17.54%) Degree
11 29 (16.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (16.37%) Firewall
13 27 (15.79%) Citrix
14 24 (14.04%) TCP/IP
14 24 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (12.28%) MCITP
16 20 (11.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 19 (11.11%) Windows Vista
17 19 (11.11%) Fat Client
17 19 (11.11%) CCA
17 19 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
17 19 (11.11%) Thin Client
17 19 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (10.53%) Linux
18 18 (10.53%) UNIX
18 18 (10.53%) IIS
19 17 (9.94%) .NET
20 15 (8.77%) Oracle
21 14 (8.19%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 18 (10.53%) IIS
2 5 (2.92%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.34%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.75%) NetWeaver
4 3 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.75%) Lync
5 2 (1.17%) Drupal
5 2 (1.17%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.17%) Kentico
5 2 (1.17%) SAS
5 2 (1.17%) Apache
5 2 (1.17%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.58%) WordPress
6 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.58%) CMS
6 1 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 47 (27.49%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.85%) MS Office
3 4 (2.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.09%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (4.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (4.09%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (2.92%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.34%) SAP HCM
3 4 (2.34%) SAP HR-PA
3 4 (2.34%) SAP HR-PD
3 4 (2.34%) SAP Payroll
3 4 (2.34%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.75%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.75%) Exchequer
4 3 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.75%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.75%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (1.75%) GoldMine
4 3 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.26%) SaaS
2 3 (1.75%) Office 365
3 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.37%) Firewall
2 24 (14.04%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.68%) SAN
4 7 (4.09%) WAN
4 7 (4.09%) Wireless
5 6 (3.51%) HTTP
6 5 (2.92%) LDAP
6 5 (2.92%) GPRS
6 5 (2.92%) Internet
7 4 (2.34%) Extranet
8 3 (1.75%) VPN
8 3 (1.75%) LAN
8 3 (1.75%) Network Security
9 2 (1.17%) NAS
9 2 (1.17%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.17%) IPsec
9 2 (1.17%) SSL
10 1 (0.58%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (21.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.26%) MySQL
3 6 (3.51%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.75%) SAP BI
4 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.17%) DB2
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.17%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) MS Access
6 1 (0.58%) QlikView
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 43 (25.15%) Finance
2 11 (6.43%) Dutch Language
2 11 (6.43%) German Language
2 11 (6.43%) Italian Language
2 11 (6.43%) Spanish Language
3 10 (5.85%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.85%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.68%) Law
5 3 (1.75%) Local Government
6 2 (1.17%) Marketing
6 2 (1.17%) Banking
6 2 (1.17%) Electronics
6 2 (1.17%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.94%) .NET
2 13 (7.60%) HTML
2 13 (7.60%) XML
3 8 (4.68%) CSS
3 8 (4.68%) XHTML
4 6 (3.51%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.51%) SAP PI
5 5 (2.92%) WAP
6 4 (2.34%) Web Services
7 3 (1.75%) SAP XI
7 3 (1.75%) SAP Basis
7 3 (1.75%) XSLT
7 3 (1.75%) Ajax
8 2 (1.17%) CSS3
8 2 (1.17%) V-Ray
8 2 (1.17%) XSD
9 1 (0.58%) XSL
9 1 (0.58%) SOAP
9 1 (0.58%) Spring
9 1 (0.58%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 19 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 19 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.43%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.92%) Streaming Video
5 3 (1.75%) Replication
5 3 (1.75%) CMDB
6 2 (1.17%) NHS
6 2 (1.17%) PKI
6 2 (1.17%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.17%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.17%) DTV
6 2 (1.17%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.58%) HACMP
7 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.58%) Clustering
7 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.58%) DataPower
7 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 64 (37.43%) Windows
2 29 (16.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 18 (10.53%) UNIX
4 18 (10.53%) Linux
5 11 (6.43%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.51%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.92%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.58%) VMS
9 1 (0.58%) AIX
9 1 (0.58%) Solaris
9 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (8.19%) Service Management
1 14 (8.19%) Analytics
2 10 (5.85%) Mobile Device Management
2 10 (5.85%) Time Management
2 10 (5.85%) Financial Modelling
3 9 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (4.68%) ITIL
4 8 (4.68%) Risk Management
4 8 (4.68%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (4.09%) Customer Engagement
5 7 (4.09%) Risk Analytics
5 7 (4.09%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (3.51%) E-Commerce
6 6 (3.51%) Logistics
6 6 (3.51%) Software Testing
6 6 (3.51%) OpenUP
7 5 (2.92%) Change Management
7 5 (2.92%) E-business
8 4 (2.34%) Web Design
8 4 (2.34%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (30.99%) SQL
2 13 (7.60%) JavaScript
3 9 (5.26%) Java
4 8 (4.68%) Perl
4 8 (4.68%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.68%) VBA
5 7 (4.09%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.92%) VBScript
7 3 (1.75%) VB
7 3 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.75%) ABAP
8 2 (1.17%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.17%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.17%) C#
8 2 (1.17%) C++
9 1 (0.58%) C
9 1 (0.58%) XPath
9 1 (0.58%) X++
Qualifications
1 35 (20.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (17.54%) Degree
2 30 (17.54%) MCSE
3 21 (12.28%) MCITP
4 20 (11.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 19 (11.11%) CCA
5 19 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (5.85%) MCP
7 3 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.75%) MCSA
8 2 (1.17%) HND
8 2 (1.17%) MCTS
8 2 (1.17%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (1.17%) AAT
9 1 (0.58%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.58%) CCIE
9 1 (0.58%) CCNP
9 1 (0.58%) CCNA
9 1 (0.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.68%) SLA
2 2 (1.17%) HL7
System Software
1 36 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 24 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.68%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.75%) vSphere
5 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.58%) XenApp
5 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.34%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.75%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.75%) SCCM
3 3 (1.75%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 56 (32.75%) Microsoft
2 33 (19.30%) VMware
3 27 (15.79%) Citrix
4 15 (8.77%) Oracle
5 12 (7.02%) SAP
6 9 (5.26%) Sun
6 9 (5.26%) HP
6 9 (5.26%) Cisco
7 8 (4.68%) TOWER Software
8 7 (4.09%) i2
9 6 (3.51%) Symantec
10 5 (2.92%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.92%) F5
11 4 (2.34%) CA
11 4 (2.34%) IBM
12 3 (1.75%) Juniper
12 3 (1.75%) BMC
12 3 (1.75%) Business Objects
12 3 (1.75%) Blue Coat
12 3 (1.75%) FrontRange
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits, training, progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Aylesbury
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Hungerford
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Salary: Competitive Depending On Experience
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Surrey
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, life insurance, other benefits
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