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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 599 501 599
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +98
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 296 435 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.40% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.43% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 249 372 268
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -83 276 £37,500 +2.04% 36
London -13 99 £40,000 -5.88% 14
South East -51 69 £37,500 -6.25% 3
East of England +13 33 £32,500 -13.33% 2
South West -30 25 £22,000 -37.14% 4
Hampshire -23 23 £42,500 +6.25%
City of London +9 22 £40,000 - 10
Surrey -2 21 £37,500 -16.66%
West Midlands -7 17 £45,000 +40.62% 2
North West -44 15 £42,500 +54.54% 5
Buckinghamshire +5 14 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Scotland -12 13 £50,000 +11.11%
Somerset - 13 £21,000 - 1
Southampton -8 12 £42,500 +6.25%
Glasgow +4 11 £52,500 +50.00%
Hertfordshire -7 11 £35,000 -
Reigate - 11 £37,500 -
Berkshire -13 9 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Yorkshire -62 9 £37,500 +17.18% 5
Norfolk - 9 £18,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 9 £32,500 - 2
Norwich - 9 £18,000 -
Clevedon - 9 £21,000 -
Cambridge - 8 £34,850 - 2
Milton Keynes -3 7 £40,000 +10.34% 1
West Yorkshire -37 7 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Leeds -39 7 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Birmingham -14 6 £55,000 +71.87%
Manchester -36 6 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Bristol -5 5 £25,500 -7.27%

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 251 (37.80%) Windows
2 219 (32.98%) Microsoft
3 193 (29.07%) Finance
4 180 (27.11%) SQL
5 173 (26.05%) MS Excel
6 152 (22.89%) SQL Server
7 131 (19.73%) SAP
8 109 (16.42%) Oracle
9 102 (15.36%) .NET
10 98 (14.76%) Degree
11 91 (13.70%) VMware
12 89 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 84 (12.65%) Citrix
14 76 (11.45%) IIS
15 72 (10.84%) Active Directory
16 69 (10.39%) Firewall
17 67 (10.09%) CRM
18 66 (9.94%) Microsoft Certification
19 60 (9.04%) C#
20 58 (8.73%) MS Exchange
20 58 (8.73%) VMware Infrastructure
21 53 (7.98%) Linux
21 53 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
22 51 (7.68%) ITIL
22 51 (7.68%) ERP
22 51 (7.68%) Windows Server 2003
23 50 (7.53%) UNIX
24 47 (7.08%) JavaScript
24 47 (7.08%) Security Cleared
24 47 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 76 (11.45%) IIS
2 58 (8.73%) MS Exchange
3 33 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 23 (3.46%) NetWeaver
6 17 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (2.41%) WebSphere
8 15 (2.26%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.51%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (1.36%) Oracle Application Server
10 9 (1.36%) Oracle 10gAS
10 9 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (1.36%) JBoss
11 8 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.20%) Lync
12 7 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
14 5 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 173 (26.05%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.57%) MS Office
3 17 (2.56%) AutoCAD
4 9 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.20%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.90%) Acrobat
6 6 (0.90%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.90%) InDesign
7 2 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 37 (5.57%) SAP FI
1 37 (5.57%) SAP FI/CO
1 37 (5.57%) SAP CO
2 35 (5.27%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 22 (3.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 19 (2.86%) SAP HR
5 19 (2.86%) Sage 200
6 18 (2.71%) Oracle EBS R12
6 18 (2.71%) SAP BPC
6 18 (2.71%) SAP Business One
7 15 (2.26%) Dynamics GP
8 13 (1.96%) SAP WM
8 13 (1.96%) Oracle General Ledger
8 13 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
8 13 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
9 12 (1.81%) Oracle Cash Management
9 12 (1.81%) SAP SCM
10 11 (1.66%) SAP SD
11 10 (1.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.51%) SaaS
2 4 (0.60%) Google Apps
2 4 (0.60%) Office 365
3 3 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 69 (10.39%) Firewall
2 46 (6.93%) TCP/IP
2 46 (6.93%) SAN
3 36 (5.42%) DHCP
4 32 (4.82%) DNS
5 21 (3.16%) Ethernet
5 21 (3.16%) Structured Cabling
6 18 (2.71%) iSCSI
7 17 (2.56%) VoIP
8 14 (2.11%) PBX
9 12 (1.81%) Internet
10 11 (1.66%) WAN
11 9 (1.36%) Network Security
12 7 (1.05%) HTTP
12 7 (1.05%) Wireless
12 7 (1.05%) LAN
12 7 (1.05%) VPN
13 6 (0.90%) Intranet
14 5 (0.75%) ATM
15 4 (0.60%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (22.89%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.82%) Relational Database
3 24 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (2.71%) MySQL
7 17 (2.56%) SAP BW
8 16 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (1.96%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.81%) SAP Data Services
10 12 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (1.81%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.81%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (1.51%) Oracle Discoverer
11 10 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.36%) DB2
12 9 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.90%) MS Access
13 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (0.90%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 14 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (1.66%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.36%) PVCS
3 9 (1.36%) Toad
3 9 (1.36%) JDeveloper
3 9 (1.36%) TestDirector
4 8 (1.20%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (0.90%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.75%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 5 (0.75%) JUnit
7 5 (0.75%) Rational Application Developer
7 5 (0.75%) Subversion
8 4 (0.60%) Ant
8 4 (0.60%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.30%) JIRA
9 2 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.15%) Maven
10 1 (0.15%) InstallShield
General
1 193 (29.07%) Finance
2 33 (4.97%) Manufacturing
3 30 (4.52%) Advertising
3 30 (4.52%) Banking
4 19 (2.86%) Law
5 14 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 14 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.81%) General Ledger
7 12 (1.81%) Retail
8 11 (1.66%) Multimedia
8 11 (1.66%) Marketing
9 9 (1.36%) German Language
9 9 (1.36%) Spanish Language
9 9 (1.36%) Local Government
9 9 (1.36%) Back Office
10 8 (1.20%) Italian Language
10 8 (1.20%) Dutch Language
11 7 (1.05%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.75%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (15.36%) .NET
2 46 (6.93%) ASP.NET
3 44 (6.63%) HTML
4 31 (4.67%) CSS
5 27 (4.07%) XML
6 22 (3.31%) EDI
7 17 (2.56%) jQuery
8 16 (2.41%) SAP XI
9 12 (1.81%) Web Services
10 10 (1.51%) .NET Framework
10 10 (1.51%) AngularJS
10 10 (1.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (1.36%) Oracle ADF
11 9 (1.36%) FIX Protocol
12 8 (1.20%) WCF
12 8 (1.20%) J2EE
13 7 (1.05%) SOAP
13 7 (1.05%) XHTML
13 7 (1.05%) Middleware
13 7 (1.05%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.77%) Thin Client
2 25 (3.77%) Fat Client
3 16 (2.41%) Hedge funds
4 12 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (1.36%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.36%) Data Integration
6 9 (1.36%) Equities
7 7 (1.05%) CCTV
7 7 (1.05%) Data Extraction
7 7 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.05%) Algorithms
8 6 (0.90%) NHS
8 6 (0.90%) Blackberry
8 6 (0.90%) Graphic Design
9 5 (0.75%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.75%) EFT
9 5 (0.75%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.60%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 251 (37.80%) Windows
2 89 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (7.98%) Linux
4 51 (7.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (7.53%) UNIX
6 47 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (5.27%) Windows 7
8 25 (3.77%) Windows Vista
8 25 (3.77%) Windows 8
9 16 (2.41%) Solaris
10 15 (2.26%) Windows XP
11 10 (1.51%) AIX
12 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.45%) zOS
13 2 (0.30%) Android
13 2 (0.30%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (10.09%) CRM
2 51 (7.68%) ITIL
2 51 (7.68%) ERP
3 37 (5.57%) Service Delivery
4 36 (5.42%) ETL
5 35 (5.27%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (4.82%) Project Management
7 30 (4.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 30 (4.52%) Analytics
8 28 (4.22%) CAD
9 27 (4.07%) Logistics
10 23 (3.46%) MVC
10 23 (3.46%) Web Development
11 22 (3.31%) Service Management
12 20 (3.01%) Performance Management
13 19 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (2.71%) Workflow
15 17 (2.56%) PRINCE2
16 15 (2.26%) Migration
16 15 (2.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 180 (27.11%) SQL
2 60 (9.04%) C#
3 47 (7.08%) JavaScript
4 36 (5.42%) Java
5 32 (4.82%) ABAP
6 26 (3.92%) PL/SQL
7 19 (2.86%) Perl
7 19 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 15 (2.26%) Shell Script
9 14 (2.11%) PHP
9 14 (2.11%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.66%) C
11 10 (1.51%) VBScript
12 9 (1.36%) C++
12 9 (1.36%) VBA
13 8 (1.20%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.60%) Python
14 4 (0.60%) X++
15 3 (0.45%) Jython
16 2 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 98 (14.76%) Degree
2 66 (9.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (7.08%) Security Cleared
4 46 (6.93%) MCSE
5 40 (6.02%) MCITP
6 38 (5.72%) SC Cleared
7 31 (4.67%) CCA
8 26 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
9 25 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (1.81%) CCNA
11 11 (1.66%) MCP
12 10 (1.51%) CIMA
12 10 (1.51%) AAT
13 8 (1.20%) ACCA
14 7 (1.05%) CCNP
15 5 (0.75%) MCSD
15 5 (0.75%) Sun Certification
15 5 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.60%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.97%) SLA
2 17 (2.56%) QA
3 7 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.60%) HL7
System Software
1 72 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 58 (8.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.52%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.41%) XenDesktop
5 13 (1.96%) vSphere
6 12 (1.81%) XenApp
7 7 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.90%) NFS
9 5 (0.75%) XenServer
10 2 (0.30%) Xen
10 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (1.36%) SCCM
2 7 (1.05%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.60%) SCOM
3 4 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.45%) OpenAM
4 3 (0.45%) WSUS
4 3 (0.45%) Control-M
5 2 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.30%) OpenView
5 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.30%) Puppet
6 1 (0.15%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 219 (32.98%) Microsoft
2 131 (19.73%) SAP
3 109 (16.42%) Oracle
4 91 (13.70%) VMware
5 84 (12.65%) Citrix
6 36 (5.42%) Sage
7 32 (4.82%) IBM
8 25 (3.77%) Sun
9 23 (3.46%) Apple
10 19 (2.86%) HP
11 17 (2.56%) Business Objects
12 16 (2.41%) Cognos
13 13 (1.96%) Adobe
13 13 (1.96%) Dell
13 13 (1.96%) Symantec
14 11 (1.66%) Pegasus
15 10 (1.51%) Cisco
15 10 (1.51%) TOWER Software
16 9 (1.36%) Serena
16 9 (1.36%) Fidessa
East Midlands
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + on call and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18500.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wellington, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + flexible working, Bonus, certifications
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
Apache Associates
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Wakefield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £35,000 to £39,400 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago