The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 568 586 504
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -82
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 362 308 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.29% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.31% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 309 275 364
Average salary £37,500 £39,250 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.45% -0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%

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
106380 100644 111753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.27% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 86153 83636 95338
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 17 September 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 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
England +18 329 £37,500 -4.45% 54
London +3 112 £40,000 -5.88% 21
South East +40 109 £33,000 -17.50% 11
Hampshire +10 35 £42,500 +6.25% 2
City of London +23 30 £39,250 -7.64% 9
East of England -14 25 £33,500 -3.59% 3
North West -11 24 £35,000 - 9
Oxfordshire +14 19 £32,750 -18.12% 2
Manchester +5 19 £36,250 +3.57% 5
Surrey +6 17 £32,500 -10.34% 1
West Midlands +5 16 £27,500 -39.22% 2
South West -26 16 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Oxford +20 14 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Berkshire +5 14 £28,500 -24.00% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 14 £29,000 -35.55% 2
Hertfordshire 0 14 £36,250 +42.15% 1
Southampton +5 12 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East Midlands +3 12 £55,000 +161.90% 2
Scotland -32 11 £45,000 +50.00%
Watford - 10 £47,500 -
Bromley -4 9 £37,500 -4.45%
Bristol +2 8 £32,500 +22.64% 1
Milton Keynes -8 8 £29,250 - 2
Glasgow -27 8 £47,500 +63.79%
Yorkshire -41 7 £45,000 +47.54% 3
South Yorkshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 7 £30,000 - 1
Hook - 7 £31,500 -
Birmingham +3 6 £45,000 +100.00%
Cambridgeshire -4 6 £32,600 -6.85% 1

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 230 (32.49%) Microsoft
2 212 (29.94%) Windows
3 209 (29.52%) SQL
4 206 (29.10%) Finance
5 163 (23.02%) Oracle
6 146 (20.62%) SQL Server
7 140 (19.77%) MS Excel
8 125 (17.66%) SAP
9 90 (12.71%) ERP
10 87 (12.29%) Degree
11 80 (11.30%) .NET
11 80 (11.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 71 (10.03%) IIS
13 64 (9.04%) ITIL
14 63 (8.90%) Oracle EBS R12
15 61 (8.62%) VMware
16 60 (8.47%) Dynamics AX
17 58 (8.19%) Firewall
18 57 (8.05%) UNIX
19 56 (7.91%) Active Directory
19 56 (7.91%) Windows Server 2003
20 55 (7.77%) Linux
20 55 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
21 54 (7.63%) Citrix
22 52 (7.34%) MS Exchange
23 51 (7.20%) Windows Server 2012
24 49 (6.92%) TCP/IP
24 49 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
25 48 (6.78%) Java
26 46 (6.50%) PL/SQL

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 71 (10.03%) IIS
2 52 (7.34%) MS Exchange
3 38 (5.37%) SharePoint
4 37 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (3.53%) Tomcat
6 23 (3.25%) Oracle Workflow
7 19 (2.68%) NetWeaver
8 15 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (1.55%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.85%) Lync
12 5 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.56%) Tuxedo
13 4 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
13 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.56%) Oracle 10gAS
14 3 (0.42%) LiveCycle
14 3 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 140 (19.77%) MS Excel
2 33 (4.66%) MS Office
3 12 (1.69%) AutoCAD
4 9 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.28%) MS Project
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 63 (8.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 60 (8.47%) Dynamics AX
3 39 (5.51%) Oracle EBS
4 34 (4.80%) Oracle Applications
5 33 (4.66%) Dynamics NAV
6 26 (3.67%) SAP FI/CO
6 26 (3.67%) SAP CO
6 26 (3.67%) SAP FI
7 23 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
8 21 (2.97%) Oracle HRMS
8 21 (2.97%) SAP BPC
8 21 (2.97%) SAP Business One
9 18 (2.54%) Oracle 11i
10 16 (2.26%) Dynamics GP
11 14 (1.98%) Oracle Payroll
12 13 (1.84%) SAP WM
12 13 (1.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 12 (1.69%) Sage 200
14 11 (1.55%) Oracle Receivables
14 11 (1.55%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.41%) SaaS
2 5 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.56%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.28%) Office 365
6 1 (0.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 58 (8.19%) Firewall
2 49 (6.92%) TCP/IP
3 45 (6.36%) DNS
4 30 (4.24%) DHCP
5 27 (3.81%) Internet
6 26 (3.67%) SAN
7 21 (2.97%) VoIP
8 20 (2.82%) WAN
9 16 (2.26%) VPN
10 15 (2.12%) LAN
11 12 (1.69%) ATM
11 12 (1.69%) Ethernet
11 12 (1.69%) Structured Cabling
12 11 (1.55%) Network Security
13 10 (1.41%) iSCSI
14 7 (0.99%) Asterisk PBX
15 5 (0.71%) IPsec
15 5 (0.71%) HTTP
15 5 (0.71%) MPLS
16 4 (0.56%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (20.62%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (4.24%) Relational Database
5 28 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (3.67%) Oracle Database
7 21 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (1.98%) SAP BW
10 12 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
10 12 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (1.69%) SAP Data Services
11 9 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (1.13%) MySQL
13 7 (0.99%) MS Access
13 7 (0.99%) DB2
13 7 (0.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 6 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (0.71%) Sybase ASA
16 4 (0.56%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 11 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (1.41%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.13%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.71%) Rational Application Developer
4 5 (0.71%) Subversion
4 5 (0.71%) JUnit
4 5 (0.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 5 (0.71%) Eclipse
4 5 (0.71%) Toad
5 4 (0.56%) PVCS
5 4 (0.56%) JDeveloper
5 4 (0.56%) TestDirector
6 3 (0.42%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.42%) Ant
7 2 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.14%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.14%) Dreamweaver
General
1 206 (29.10%) Finance
2 38 (5.37%) Advertising
3 35 (4.94%) Manufacturing
4 30 (4.24%) Retail
5 24 (3.39%) Banking
6 14 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.84%) Multimedia
8 11 (1.55%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.55%) Law
9 10 (1.41%) Legal
9 10 (1.41%) Local Government
10 9 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.13%) Back Office
11 8 (1.13%) Marketing
12 7 (0.99%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.71%) French Language
13 5 (0.71%) German Language
13 5 (0.71%) Japanese Language
14 4 (0.56%) Electronics
15 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (11.30%) .NET
2 46 (6.50%) XML
3 39 (5.51%) ASP.NET
4 38 (5.37%) HTML
5 32 (4.52%) CSS
6 30 (4.24%) Web Services
7 17 (2.40%) SOAP
7 17 (2.40%) EDI
8 15 (2.12%) WSDL
9 14 (1.98%) SAP XI
9 14 (1.98%) jQuery
10 10 (1.41%) AngularJS
10 10 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (1.13%) JDBC
12 7 (0.99%) J2EE
12 7 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
13 6 (0.85%) Struts
13 6 (0.85%) XHTML
14 5 (0.71%) JSP
14 5 (0.71%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (2.97%) EFT
2 21 (2.97%) Management Information System
3 14 (1.98%) Computer Science
4 12 (1.69%) Fat Client
4 12 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (1.69%) Thin Client
5 10 (1.41%) Equities
6 8 (1.13%) Clustering
7 7 (0.99%) IVR
8 5 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.56%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.56%) EMV
10 3 (0.42%) NHS
10 3 (0.42%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.42%) GIS
10 3 (0.42%) Replication
10 3 (0.42%) User Experience
11 2 (0.28%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.28%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 212 (29.94%) Windows
2 80 (11.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (8.05%) UNIX
4 56 (7.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (7.77%) Linux
6 51 (7.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (4.66%) Windows XP
8 22 (3.11%) Windows 7
9 18 (2.54%) Windows Vista
10 15 (2.12%) Solaris
11 14 (1.98%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.41%) AIX
13 5 (0.71%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.71%) CentOS
14 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.42%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.14%) VMS
15 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (12.71%) ERP
2 64 (9.04%) ITIL
3 44 (6.21%) CRM
4 35 (4.94%) Service Delivery
5 33 (4.66%) Project Management
5 33 (4.66%) Logistics
6 29 (4.10%) Workflow
7 27 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (3.67%) Incident Management
9 25 (3.53%) ETL
10 22 (3.11%) Performance Management
11 20 (2.82%) Change Management
12 19 (2.68%) Web Development
12 19 (2.68%) Asset Management
12 19 (2.68%) Analytics
13 18 (2.54%) Service Management
14 16 (2.26%) MVC
15 15 (2.12%) System Testing
16 14 (1.98%) E-Commerce
17 13 (1.84%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 209 (29.52%) SQL
2 48 (6.78%) Java
3 46 (6.50%) PL/SQL
4 45 (6.36%) JavaScript
5 41 (5.79%) C#
6 26 (3.67%) T-SQL
7 19 (2.68%) ABAP
8 18 (2.54%) PHP
9 12 (1.69%) Perl
10 11 (1.55%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.27%) VB
12 8 (1.13%) C
13 7 (0.99%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.85%) VBScript
15 4 (0.56%) C++
15 4 (0.56%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.56%) X++
15 4 (0.56%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 3 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 87 (12.29%) Degree
2 55 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (5.65%) Security Cleared
4 39 (5.51%) MCITP
5 31 (4.38%) SC Cleared
6 30 (4.24%) MCSE
7 18 (2.54%) CIMA
7 18 (2.54%) AAT
8 17 (2.40%) CCA
9 14 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
9 14 (1.98%) MCP
9 14 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (1.84%) CCNA
11 9 (1.27%) ACCA
12 8 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.71%) SAP Certification
13 5 (0.71%) Sun Certification
14 4 (0.56%) MCTS
14 4 (0.56%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.10%) SLA
2 13 (1.84%) QA
3 10 (1.41%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) HL7
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (7.91%) Active Directory
2 44 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (5.37%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.69%) XenApp
5 8 (1.13%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.99%) Terminal Server
7 5 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.71%) vSphere
8 4 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.42%) NFS
9 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.42%) XenServer
10 2 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.14%) Xen
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (1.84%) Backup Exec
2 12 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (1.27%) SCCM
4 7 (0.99%) WSUS
5 3 (0.42%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.28%) OpenView
6 2 (0.28%) Puppet
6 2 (0.28%) Control-M
6 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.14%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 230 (32.49%) Microsoft
2 163 (23.02%) Oracle
3 125 (17.66%) SAP
4 61 (8.62%) VMware
5 54 (7.63%) Citrix
6 33 (4.66%) Sun
6 33 (4.66%) IBM
7 31 (4.38%) Sage
8 20 (2.82%) HP
9 18 (2.54%) Infor
10 17 (2.40%) Cisco
10 17 (2.40%) Pegasus
11 16 (2.26%) Business Objects
12 14 (1.98%) Symantec
13 13 (1.84%) CheckPoint
14 12 (1.69%) Compaq
15 10 (1.41%) Cognos
15 10 (1.41%) Fidessa
16 9 (1.27%) Apple
16 9 (1.27%) Mitel
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
RM Education
Salary: £33k - £38k per annum + £4k/car + 5% bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £23000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Isle of Wight
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: Yesterday
Harrow, Middlesex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago