The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 76 76 79
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 3 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.43% 1.06% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.12% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 16
Average salary £23,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.70% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Support Consultant
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
663 803 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.09% 94.92% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 581 711 820
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,525 £21,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Support Consultant
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Support Consultant Salary Trend in Southampton

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Fat Client
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Vista
2 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (53.85%) MCITP
2 7 (53.85%) MCSE
2 7 (53.85%) Citrix
2 7 (53.85%) CCA
2 7 (53.85%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (53.85%) Thin Client
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Phone
4 5 (38.46%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Blackberry
4 5 (38.46%) Local Government
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) WebSphere

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
General
1 5 (38.46%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Fat Client
1 7 (53.85%) Thin Client
2 5 (38.46%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Vista
3 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Phone
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Service Management
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (53.85%) MCITP
1 7 (53.85%) MCSE
1 7 (53.85%) CCA
1 7 (53.85%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
1 7 (53.85%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) IBM