The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Support Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Consultant
Rank 670 679 589
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -90
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 248 293 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.27% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.28% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 175 240 372
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94249 105728 111501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.37% 96.20% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79336 87614 89975
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Support Consultant in the job title.

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Support Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Support Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Support Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Consultant over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 within the UK.

Support Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Support Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +29 231 £35,000 -6.66% 33
London +54 78 £38,250 -4.37% 6
South East -36 35 £32,500 -13.33% 8
East of England +34 28 £40,000 +10.26% 5
North West +3 27 £21,500 -28.33% 1
Manchester -3 22 £19,500 -35.00%
West Midlands +12 21 £35,000 +37.25% 2
Birmingham +1 18 £35,000 - 1
South West +8 15 £38,000 +1.33% 5
Hertfordshire +26 14 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Berkshire +19 14 £38,750 -8.82% 4
East Midlands +15 14 £21,000 -35.38% 2
City of London +71 13 £30,000 -1.63% 3
Wiltshire +14 12 - - 1
Oxfordshire -15 12 £27,500 - 2
Yorkshire +25 11 £26,000 -18.75% 4
Oxford -8 11 £27,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +24 9 £23,500 -12.96% 2
Watford +23 9 £55,000 - 1
Reading +11 9 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Essex - 9 £45,250 -
Leeds +31 8 £24,750 -8.33% 1
Derbyshire +23 7 - - 2
Chesterfield +20 7 - - 1
Rochdale +1 7 £19,500 -2.50%
Swindon +14 6 - -
Chippenham - 6 - - 1
Wales - 6 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire +14 5 £30,000 -22.63% 3
Cambridge +11 5 £30,000 -22.63% 3

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Support Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Support Consultant in the job title.

1 149 (32.04%) Microsoft
2 121 (26.02%) Windows
3 117 (25.16%) Finance
4 104 (22.37%) SQL
5 103 (22.15%) SAP
6 82 (17.63%) SQL Server
7 80 (17.20%) MS Excel
8 69 (14.84%) VMware
9 61 (13.12%) Windows Server
10 54 (11.61%) .NET
10 54 (11.61%) Degree
11 49 (10.54%) Linux
12 48 (10.32%) ITIL
12 48 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
13 47 (10.11%) Retail
14 46 (9.89%) ERP
15 44 (9.46%) Oracle
16 43 (9.25%) CRM
16 43 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
16 43 (9.25%) Active Directory
17 41 (8.82%) Incident Management
17 41 (8.82%) Publishing
17 41 (8.82%) Manufacturing
17 41 (8.82%) MS Office
18 40 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
19 36 (7.74%) SAP FI/CO
19 36 (7.74%) SAP FI
19 36 (7.74%) Citrix
19 36 (7.74%) SAP CO
20 32 (6.88%) SAP SD

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (6.67%) IIS
2 21 (4.52%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.30%) MS Exchange
3 20 (4.30%) Skype for Business
4 16 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (3.01%) NetWeaver
6 8 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.72%) JBoss
7 7 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.51%) Office Communications Server
8 6 (1.29%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.08%) CMS
9 5 (1.08%) OpenEdge
9 5 (1.08%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.86%) Apache
10 4 (0.86%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 80 (17.20%) MS Excel
2 41 (8.82%) MS Office
3 9 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 36 (7.74%) SAP CO
1 36 (7.74%) SAP FI
1 36 (7.74%) SAP FI/CO
2 32 (6.88%) SAP SD
3 21 (4.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 21 (4.52%) SAP PS
4 20 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (3.23%) SAP HCM
7 13 (2.80%) SAP MM
8 10 (2.15%) SAP BPC
8 10 (2.15%) SAP FI-AP
8 10 (2.15%) SAP FI-AR
9 8 (1.72%) Sage X3
10 7 (1.51%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (1.51%) SAP CRM
11 6 (1.29%) Dynamics GP
11 6 (1.29%) Infor M3
11 6 (1.29%) SAP Business One
12 5 (1.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.16%) Office 365
2 20 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.23%) SaaS
4 11 (2.37%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.08%) Force.com
7 2 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.22%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.67%) Internet
2 21 (4.52%) SAN
3 18 (3.87%) Firewall
4 15 (3.23%) LAN
4 15 (3.23%) WAN
5 11 (2.37%) ADSL
5 11 (2.37%) Broadband
5 11 (2.37%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.15%) DNS
7 8 (1.72%) NAS
8 6 (1.29%) HTTP
9 5 (1.08%) 3GPP
9 5 (1.08%) FTP
9 5 (1.08%) LDAP
9 5 (1.08%) LTE
9 5 (1.08%) NetScaler
9 5 (1.08%) SS7
9 5 (1.08%) Value-Added Service
9 5 (1.08%) VoLTE
9 5 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (17.63%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.81%) BusinessObjects
3 25 (5.38%) SAP BI
3 25 (5.38%) SAP BW
4 21 (4.52%) MySQL
5 14 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.58%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.51%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.29%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.86%) DB2
9 4 (0.86%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.86%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.86%) QlikView
9 4 (0.86%) SAP HANA
9 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.01%) JIRA
2 4 (0.86%) Subversion
3 3 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.43%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.43%) Gradle
4 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 117 (25.16%) Finance
2 47 (10.11%) Retail
3 41 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 41 (8.82%) Publishing
4 21 (4.52%) Banking
5 20 (4.30%) Advertising
6 12 (2.58%) Legal
7 11 (2.37%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.94%) Law
9 7 (1.51%) Billing
10 5 (1.08%) Local Government
10 5 (1.08%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.65%) Back Office
12 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.65%) Front Office
12 3 (0.65%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.65%) Marketing
13 2 (0.43%) French Language
13 2 (0.43%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (11.61%) .NET
2 24 (5.16%) XML
3 18 (3.87%) HTML
4 12 (2.58%) Web Services
5 11 (2.37%) EDI
5 11 (2.37%) SAP XI
6 8 (1.72%) WCF
7 7 (1.51%) CSS
7 7 (1.51%) SOAP
8 6 (1.29%) REST
9 5 (1.08%) Django
9 5 (1.08%) Middleware
10 4 (0.86%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (0.65%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.65%) SAP Basis
12 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.43%) Classic ASP
12 2 (0.43%) J2EE
12 2 (0.43%) JSON
12 2 (0.43%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.44%) Clustering
2 16 (3.44%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.80%) Driving Licence
3 13 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.72%) CMDB
4 8 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.08%) AS400
5 5 (1.08%) Mathematics
6 4 (0.86%) PKI
7 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.65%) Life Science
8 2 (0.43%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.43%) iPad
8 2 (0.43%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.43%) Statistics
9 1 (0.22%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.22%) EMV
9 1 (0.22%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 121 (26.02%) Windows
2 61 (13.12%) Windows Server
3 49 (10.54%) Linux
4 29 (6.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (4.95%) Unix
7 17 (3.66%) Solaris
8 16 (3.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (3.01%) Windows 2000 Server
10 13 (2.80%) Windows 8
11 11 (2.37%) Windows 7
11 11 (2.37%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.29%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.86%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.65%) AIX
15 3 (0.65%) Android
15 3 (0.65%) CentOS
16 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (10.32%) ITIL
2 46 (9.89%) ERP
3 43 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (9.25%) CRM
4 41 (8.82%) Incident Management
5 28 (6.02%) Change Management
5 28 (6.02%) Service Management
6 24 (5.16%) ITSM
7 23 (4.95%) Problem Management
8 21 (4.52%) Presales
8 21 (4.52%) Service Delivery
9 20 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (4.09%) Time Management
11 17 (3.66%) Mentoring
12 16 (3.44%) Project Management
13 15 (3.23%) Logistics
14 13 (2.80%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (2.58%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (2.58%) Migration
16 11 (2.37%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (22.37%) SQL
2 23 (4.95%) ABAP
2 23 (4.95%) Java
3 14 (3.01%) Shell Script
4 12 (2.58%) JavaScript
4 12 (2.58%) PL/SQL
5 11 (2.37%) Python
6 8 (1.72%) Perl
7 7 (1.51%) C#
8 6 (1.29%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.29%) RPG
9 5 (1.08%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.08%) C++
9 5 (1.08%) OpenEdge ABL
9 5 (1.08%) Progress 4GL
9 5 (1.08%) R
9 5 (1.08%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.86%) PHP
10 4 (0.86%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (11.61%) Degree
2 27 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (3.66%) MCITP
4 11 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (2.15%) ACCA
5 10 (2.15%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.72%) MCSE
7 7 (1.51%) MCSA
8 5 (1.08%) RHCSA
9 4 (0.86%) SAP Certification
9 4 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.65%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.65%) CCA
10 3 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.65%) HND
10 3 (0.65%) MCP
11 2 (0.43%) CCNA
11 2 (0.43%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.22%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.58%) SLA
2 5 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.65%) QA
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 48 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (9.25%) Active Directory
3 21 (4.52%) XenApp
4 18 (3.87%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.87%) XenDesktop
5 11 (2.37%) vSphere
6 5 (1.08%) vCloud
6 5 (1.08%) XenServer
7 4 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.43%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.43%) Xen
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.22%) Squid
10 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (1.72%) Puppet
2 6 (1.29%) SCCM
3 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (1.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (0.86%) SCOM
5 3 (0.65%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.65%) vRealize
6 2 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.43%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.22%) MOM
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.22%) SafeCom
7 1 (0.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 149 (32.04%) Microsoft
2 103 (22.15%) SAP
3 69 (14.84%) VMware
4 44 (9.46%) Oracle
5 36 (7.74%) Citrix
6 23 (4.95%) Remedy
7 21 (4.52%) BMC
8 20 (4.30%) Sage
9 12 (2.58%) IBM
10 11 (2.37%) Cisco
11 9 (1.94%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.94%) Sybase
12 6 (1.29%) HP
13 5 (1.08%) Apple
13 5 (1.08%) Dell
13 5 (1.08%) NetApp
13 5 (1.08%) Novell
13 5 (1.08%) Progress
13 5 (1.08%) Sun
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £31000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + progression, training, Gold Partner
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £16,000 to £17,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
eBECS Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £17,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + company car
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Bonus Sceme
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Chippenham
Capita plc
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, UK
Axiom Software Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40 - £55 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago