The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Support Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Consultant
Rank 231 212 205
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 10 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.095% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.100% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 10
Average salary £31,000 £33,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.06% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -17.50%
Technical 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
6028 5012 5241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.26% 95.34% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5052 4376 4633
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Technical Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Technical Support Consultant
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Technical Support Consultant Salary Trend in the South West

Technical Support Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Consultant across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Technical Support Consultant Salary Histogram in the South West

Technical 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 Technical Support Consultant within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
Somerset - 9 £31,000 - 2
Bristol -9 1 £27,500 -1.78%
Technical Support Consultant
England

Technical Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Consultant in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
3 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 6 (37.50%) IIS
4 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) MySQL
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 6 (37.50%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) IBM
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) PBX
6 4 (25.00%) VoIP
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (25.00%) IVR
6 4 (25.00%) Softphone
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (18.75%) Marketing
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (18.75%) HTML5
7 3 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (18.75%) InDesign
7 3 (18.75%) Email Marketing
7 3 (18.75%) Graphic Design
7 3 (18.75%) Acrobat

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (18.75%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (6.25%) JBoss
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (18.75%) InDesign
2 3 (18.75%) Acrobat
2 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) PBX
1 4 (25.00%) VoIP
1 4 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 4 (25.00%) Softphone
2 3 (18.75%) Intranet
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) IVR
2 3 (18.75%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX
5 2 (12.50%) AIX
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
1 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (18.75%) Email Marketing
1 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
1 3 (18.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 3 (18.75%) Adobe
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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