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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 572 549 520
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 356 343 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.34% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 304 307 348
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £49,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
110597 101053 111513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89479 83749 95349
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 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -15 310 £37,500 -6.25% 48
South East +19 109 £33,250 -16.87% 12
London -51 86 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Hampshire +3 32 £42,500 +6.25% 5
City of London -5 25 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Berkshire +10 24 £40,000 +3.22%
North West -29 24 £33,750 -11.76% 8
East of England -16 21 £28,000 -23.28% 4
Manchester -13 19 £36,250 -9.37% 5
Scotland -39 19 £46,500 +55.00% 1
West Midlands +3 17 £27,500 -26.66%
South West -21 17 £33,000 -8.96%
Hertfordshire +4 16 £29,750 -15.00% 1
East Midlands -1 16 £55,000 +89.65% 3
Surrey +2 14 £32,500 -10.34% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 14 £29,000 -35.55% 1
Glasgow -28 14 £47,500 +63.79%
Oxfordshire +5 11 £32,750 -18.12% 1
Reading -5 9 £42,500 +13.33%
Yorkshire -56 9 £45,000 +50.00% 3
North East - 9 £28,000 - 3
Hook - 9 £31,500 - 1
Oxford +5 8 £32,500 -18.75%
Southampton +4 8 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Watford - 8 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes -6 7 £30,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham +7 6 £45,000 +80.00%
Middlesex +5 6 £42,250 -
Bromley -14 6 £37,500 -4.45%

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 238 (33.43%) Microsoft
2 229 (32.16%) SQL
3 211 (29.63%) Windows
4 203 (28.51%) Finance
5 180 (25.28%) Oracle
6 148 (20.79%) SQL Server
7 138 (19.38%) MS Excel
8 126 (17.70%) SAP
9 99 (13.90%) ERP
10 82 (11.52%) Degree
11 81 (11.38%) .NET
11 81 (11.38%) Oracle EBS R12
12 78 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
13 77 (10.81%) IIS
14 64 (8.99%) ITIL
15 61 (8.57%) Active Directory
16 60 (8.43%) UNIX
16 60 (8.43%) Dynamics AX
17 59 (8.29%) MS Exchange
18 58 (8.15%) Windows Server 2003
18 58 (8.15%) VMware
19 57 (8.01%) Firewall
20 55 (7.72%) PL/SQL
20 55 (7.72%) Oracle EBS
21 52 (7.30%) Windows Server 2012
22 51 (7.16%) XML
22 51 (7.16%) Linux
23 50 (7.02%) Java
24 49 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
25 48 (6.74%) Citrix

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 77 (10.81%) IIS
2 59 (8.29%) MS Exchange
3 40 (5.62%) SharePoint
4 37 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (3.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 25 (3.51%) Tomcat
7 18 (2.53%) NetWeaver
7 18 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (1.26%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.84%) Lync
12 5 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (0.70%) Apache
12 5 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.56%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
13 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.56%) Oracle 10gAS
14 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 138 (19.38%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.35%) MS Office
3 9 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.84%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.28%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.14%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 81 (11.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 60 (8.43%) Dynamics AX
3 55 (7.72%) Oracle EBS
4 41 (5.76%) Oracle Applications
5 36 (5.06%) Dynamics NAV
6 29 (4.07%) SAP FI/CO
6 29 (4.07%) SAP CO
6 29 (4.07%) SAP FI
7 24 (3.37%) Oracle HRMS
7 24 (3.37%) Oracle 11i
7 24 (3.37%) SAP Business One
8 22 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
9 20 (2.81%) SAP BPC
10 17 (2.39%) Oracle Payroll
11 15 (2.11%) Sage 200
11 15 (2.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 11 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
12 11 (1.54%) Oracle Cash Management
12 11 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
12 11 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.98%) SaaS
2 5 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.42%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.28%) Office 365
4 2 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 57 (8.01%) Firewall
2 45 (6.32%) TCP/IP
3 44 (6.18%) DNS
4 28 (3.93%) Internet
4 28 (3.93%) DHCP
5 23 (3.23%) SAN
6 21 (2.95%) VoIP
7 20 (2.81%) WAN
8 19 (2.67%) VPN
9 18 (2.53%) LAN
10 12 (1.69%) ATM
11 11 (1.54%) Network Security
12 7 (0.98%) iSCSI
12 7 (0.98%) Asterisk PBX
13 6 (0.84%) Structured Cabling
13 6 (0.84%) Ethernet
14 5 (0.70%) HTTP
14 5 (0.70%) MPLS
14 5 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (0.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (20.79%) SQL Server
2 48 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (4.63%) Oracle Database
5 32 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 31 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (3.93%) Relational Database
8 24 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
10 14 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (1.54%) SAP BW
12 10 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (1.40%) SAP Data Services
13 9 (1.26%) MS Access
14 7 (0.98%) DB2
14 7 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (0.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 6 (0.84%) Oracle Discoverer
16 5 (0.70%) Sybase ASA
16 5 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (1.12%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.84%) Eclipse
3 6 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.70%) Rational Application Developer
4 5 (0.70%) Subversion
4 5 (0.70%) JUnit
4 5 (0.70%) Toad
4 5 (0.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 4 (0.56%) PVCS
5 4 (0.56%) JDeveloper
5 4 (0.56%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.14%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.14%) MorphX
General
1 203 (28.51%) Finance
2 37 (5.20%) Advertising
3 36 (5.06%) Retail
4 32 (4.49%) Manufacturing
5 19 (2.67%) Banking
6 15 (2.11%) Legal
7 14 (1.97%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.69%) Law
9 11 (1.54%) Marketing
10 8 (1.12%) Local Government
11 7 (0.98%) General Ledger
11 7 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.98%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.84%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.70%) Games
13 5 (0.70%) French Language
13 5 (0.70%) German Language
13 5 (0.70%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.42%) Back Office
15 2 (0.28%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (11.38%) .NET
2 51 (7.16%) XML
3 40 (5.62%) ASP.NET
4 36 (5.06%) HTML
5 33 (4.63%) Web Services
6 27 (3.79%) CSS
7 25 (3.51%) SOAP
8 21 (2.95%) WSDL
9 15 (2.11%) EDI
9 15 (2.11%) jQuery
10 14 (1.97%) SAP XI
11 8 (1.12%) JDBC
11 8 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (1.12%) AngularJS
11 8 (1.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (0.84%) J2EE
12 6 (0.84%) Struts
12 6 (0.84%) XHTML
13 5 (0.70%) JSP
13 5 (0.70%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (2.95%) EFT
2 20 (2.81%) Computer Science
3 19 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.12%) Thin Client
4 8 (1.12%) Fat Client
4 8 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (0.98%) IVR
6 6 (0.84%) Clustering
6 6 (0.84%) Equities
6 6 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (0.56%) EMV
8 3 (0.42%) GIS
8 3 (0.42%) Replication
8 3 (0.42%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.28%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.28%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.14%) NHS
10 1 (0.14%) AS400
10 1 (0.14%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.14%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 211 (29.63%) Windows
2 78 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (8.43%) UNIX
4 58 (8.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (7.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (7.16%) Linux
7 40 (5.62%) Windows XP
8 22 (3.09%) Windows 7
9 16 (2.25%) Windows Vista
10 15 (2.11%) Solaris
11 14 (1.97%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.12%) AIX
13 5 (0.70%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.70%) CentOS
14 3 (0.42%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.14%) VMS
15 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (13.90%) ERP
2 64 (8.99%) ITIL
3 39 (5.48%) CRM
4 36 (5.06%) Service Delivery
5 33 (4.63%) Project Management
5 33 (4.63%) Logistics
6 31 (4.35%) Workflow
7 29 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (3.51%) Incident Management
9 23 (3.23%) ETL
10 22 (3.09%) Change Management
10 22 (3.09%) Asset Management
11 20 (2.81%) System Testing
11 20 (2.81%) Performance Management
12 19 (2.67%) Migration
13 18 (2.53%) Analytics
14 15 (2.11%) Procure-to-pay
14 15 (2.11%) Service Management
15 14 (1.97%) MVC
15 14 (1.97%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 229 (32.16%) SQL
2 55 (7.72%) PL/SQL
3 50 (7.02%) Java
4 40 (5.62%) JavaScript
5 39 (5.48%) C#
6 29 (4.07%) T-SQL
7 17 (2.39%) ABAP
8 16 (2.25%) PHP
9 10 (1.40%) Perl
10 9 (1.26%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.12%) VB
11 8 (1.12%) VB.NET
12 7 (0.98%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 7 (0.98%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.84%) C
14 5 (0.70%) X++
15 4 (0.56%) C++
16 3 (0.42%) VBScript
16 3 (0.42%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 82 (11.52%) Degree
2 49 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (6.04%) Security Cleared
4 37 (5.20%) MCITP
5 35 (4.92%) SC Cleared
6 29 (4.07%) MCSE
7 18 (2.53%) CIMA
7 18 (2.53%) AAT
8 14 (1.97%) CCA
9 11 (1.54%) MCP
10 10 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (1.40%) CCNA
11 9 (1.26%) ACCA
12 6 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.70%) Sun Certification
13 5 (0.70%) CCSA
13 5 (0.70%) CCSE
14 4 (0.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.07%) SLA
2 12 (1.69%) QA
3 11 (1.54%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 61 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 42 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (5.62%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.54%) XenApp
5 9 (1.26%) Terminal Server
6 7 (0.98%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.42%) XenServer
10 2 (0.28%) vSphere
11 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (2.39%) Backup Exec
2 12 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (1.40%) SCCM
4 7 (0.98%) WSUS
5 3 (0.42%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.28%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Storage Server
Vendors
1 238 (33.43%) Microsoft
2 180 (25.28%) Oracle
3 126 (17.70%) SAP
4 58 (8.15%) VMware
5 48 (6.74%) Citrix
6 33 (4.63%) Sun
6 33 (4.63%) Sage
7 29 (4.07%) IBM
8 22 (3.09%) Pegasus
8 22 (3.09%) Infor
9 21 (2.95%) Business Objects
10 20 (2.81%) Cisco
11 18 (2.53%) HP
12 17 (2.39%) CheckPoint
13 14 (1.97%) Symantec
14 12 (1.69%) Compaq
15 11 (1.54%) F5
16 9 (1.26%) Mitel
17 8 (1.12%) JD Edwards
17 8 (1.12%) Cognos
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
UK
Personnel IT
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive+ 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
Vodafone Group - AMS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Incentive Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23k - 33k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + plus a great benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Conspicuous
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Conspicuous
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago