The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 234 218 192
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 6 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.18% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.19% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 24
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £28,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £51,000 £40,650
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5660 5857 5070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.03% 95.86% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4762 4823 4465
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 West

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

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Support Consultant
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Support Consultant Salary Trend in the South West

Support Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Consultant across the South West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Support Consultant Salary Histogram in the South West

Support Consultant
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
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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
Bristol -18 3 £25,000 -16.66%
Gloucestershire -10 2 £37,500 -
Somerset +16 1 £41,500 +3.75%
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 (45.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) ERP
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) JBoss
5 3 (15.00%) GlassFish
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) HTML
6 2 (10.00%) Big Data
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (10.00%) WSUS
6 2 (10.00%) SCCM
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 2 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (10.00%) MCSE
6 2 (10.00%) MCSA
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
6 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (15.00%) JBoss
1 3 (15.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.00%) MFGPRO
2 1 (5.00%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) PROIV
1 1 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) PACS
2 1 (5.00%) CESG
2 1 (5.00%) e-Health
2 1 (5.00%) Informatics
2 1 (5.00%) Health Informatics
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ERP
2 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) SOA
3 2 (10.00%) ITSM
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (5.00%) Business Development
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) MCSA
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CIPD
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) WSUS
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Adobe
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) BMC
3 2 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) QAD
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix