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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Consultant
Rank 661 684 612
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 259 291 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.28% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 185 243 356
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 £21,000 £25,000 £26,925
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,300
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +28 243 £35,000 -6.66% 27
London +51 69 £40,000 +6.66% 8
South East -35 43 £32,500 -14.47% 3
East of England +48 37 £40,000 +14.28% 2
North West +22 27 £20,000 -33.33% 2
Manchester +14 25 £19,500 -35.00% 1
Yorkshire +27 19 £24,750 -22.65% 3
South West +26 19 £38,000 +1.33% 3
Berkshire +18 18 £37,500 -9.09%
West Yorkshire +27 17 £23,000 -11.53% 2
Wiltshire +29 16 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Hertfordshire +26 16 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Leeds +39 14 £26,000 - 1
West Midlands -15 13 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Essex - 13 £35,500 - 1
City of London +56 12 £25,250 -24.62% 2
Reading +17 12 £37,500 -9.09%
East Midlands +11 12 £21,000 -35.38% 2
Watford +19 11 £55,000 - 1
Oxford -13 11 £27,500 -4.34% 2
Oxfordshire -24 11 £27,500 -4.34% 2
Birmingham -7 10 £35,000 -
Chippenham - 9 - -
Cambridgeshire +13 8 £35,000 -6.79%
Hampshire +5 8 £32,500 +38.29%
Rochdale - 8 £19,500 - 1
Swindon +14 7 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Wales - 7 £45,000 - 3
Derbyshire +19 6 - -
Cambridge +9 6 £35,000 -6.79%

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 145 (29.90%) Microsoft
2 126 (25.98%) Finance
3 116 (23.92%) SQL
4 113 (23.30%) Windows
5 99 (20.41%) SAP
6 86 (17.73%) VMware
7 83 (17.11%) MS Excel
8 82 (16.91%) SQL Server
9 61 (12.58%) Degree
9 61 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 60 (12.37%) Windows Server
11 55 (11.34%) ERP
12 52 (10.72%) .NET
13 50 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
14 49 (10.10%) Active Directory
15 47 (9.69%) CRM
16 45 (9.28%) ITIL
17 44 (9.07%) Linux
17 44 (9.07%) Retail
18 42 (8.66%) Incident Management
19 41 (8.45%) MS Office
20 40 (8.25%) Oracle
21 39 (8.04%) Publishing
22 38 (7.84%) Citrix
23 37 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
24 36 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
24 36 (7.42%) Manufacturing
25 35 (7.22%) Windows Server 2008
26 34 (7.01%) SAP SD
27 33 (6.80%) SAP FI/CO

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 27 (5.57%) IIS
2 25 (5.15%) MS Exchange
2 25 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 21 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (3.09%) NetWeaver
4 15 (3.09%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (1.86%) Office Communications Server
7 8 (1.65%) CMS
8 7 (1.44%) JBoss
9 5 (1.03%) OpenEdge
9 5 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.03%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.82%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.62%) Apache
11 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 83 (17.11%) MS Excel
2 41 (8.45%) MS Office
3 8 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 34 (7.01%) SAP SD
2 33 (6.80%) SAP CO
2 33 (6.80%) SAP FI
2 33 (6.80%) SAP FI/CO
3 25 (5.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 21 (4.33%) SAP PS
5 17 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
5 17 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (2.89%) Sage X3
7 13 (2.68%) SAP MM
8 12 (2.47%) SAP HCM
9 11 (2.27%) SAP BPC
10 10 (2.06%) SAP FI-AP
10 10 (2.06%) SAP FI-AR
11 8 (1.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 7 (1.44%) SAP CRM
13 6 (1.24%) Dynamics GP
13 6 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
13 6 (1.24%) SAP Business One
14 5 (1.03%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.19%) Office 365
2 22 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.71%) SaaS
4 8 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.65%) Force.com
4 8 (1.65%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.21%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.19%) Internet
2 27 (5.57%) SAN
3 16 (3.30%) Firewall
4 14 (2.89%) LAN
4 14 (2.89%) WAN
5 12 (2.47%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.06%) ADSL
6 10 (2.06%) Broadband
6 10 (2.06%) NAS
7 9 (1.86%) DNS
8 5 (1.03%) 3GPP
8 5 (1.03%) FTP
8 5 (1.03%) LTE
8 5 (1.03%) SS7
8 5 (1.03%) Value-Added Service
8 5 (1.03%) VoLTE
8 5 (1.03%) VPN
8 5 (1.03%) Wireless
9 4 (0.82%) HTTP
10 3 (0.62%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (16.91%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.36%) BusinessObjects
3 23 (4.74%) SAP BW
4 22 (4.54%) SAP BI
5 17 (3.51%) MySQL
6 16 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (2.47%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.24%) QlikView
9 6 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.82%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.82%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.82%) SAP HANA
11 3 (0.62%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 3 (0.62%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (3.09%) JIRA
2 6 (1.24%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.82%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.82%) Maven
3 4 (0.82%) Subversion
4 3 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.41%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.41%) Gradle
General
1 126 (25.98%) Finance
2 44 (9.07%) Retail
3 39 (8.04%) Publishing
4 36 (7.42%) Manufacturing
5 22 (4.54%) Advertising
5 22 (4.54%) Banking
6 14 (2.89%) Legal
7 11 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.06%) Law
9 9 (1.86%) Billing
10 8 (1.65%) Multimedia
11 6 (1.24%) Financial Institution
12 5 (1.03%) Local Government
12 5 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.82%) Back Office
13 4 (0.82%) Front Office
14 3 (0.62%) German Language
14 3 (0.62%) Marketing
15 2 (0.41%) French Language
15 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (10.72%) .NET
2 30 (6.19%) XML
3 20 (4.12%) HTML
4 15 (3.09%) Web Services
5 14 (2.89%) WCF
6 12 (2.47%) EDI
6 12 (2.47%) SAP XI
7 10 (2.06%) CSS
8 7 (1.44%) SOAP
9 6 (1.24%) REST
10 5 (1.03%) Django
10 5 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (1.03%) Middleware
11 4 (0.82%) MCollective
12 3 (0.62%) MDX
12 3 (0.62%) SAP Basis
13 2 (0.41%) jQuery
13 2 (0.41%) JSON
13 2 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
13 2 (0.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.12%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.09%) Driving Licence
4 13 (2.68%) Clustering
5 10 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.86%) CMDB
6 9 (1.86%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.44%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.03%) AS400
9 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.62%) iPad
9 3 (0.62%) Life Science
9 3 (0.62%) PKI
10 2 (0.41%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.41%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.41%) Physics
10 2 (0.41%) Social Media
10 2 (0.41%) Statistics
11 1 (0.21%) EMV
11 1 (0.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 113 (23.30%) Windows
2 60 (12.37%) Windows Server
3 44 (9.07%) Linux
4 36 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (7.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (3.51%) Unix
7 16 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (3.09%) Solaris
8 15 (3.09%) Windows 2000 Server
9 14 (2.89%) Windows 8
10 13 (2.68%) Windows 7
11 12 (2.47%) Windows XP
12 10 (2.06%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.24%) Windows 10
15 5 (1.03%) Android
16 4 (0.82%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.82%) CentOS
17 3 (0.62%) AIX
17 3 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (11.34%) ERP
2 50 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (9.69%) CRM
4 45 (9.28%) ITIL
5 42 (8.66%) Incident Management
6 31 (6.39%) Change Management
7 30 (6.19%) ITSM
7 30 (6.19%) Service Management
8 28 (5.77%) Problem Management
9 22 (4.54%) Presales
10 21 (4.33%) Project Management
11 17 (3.51%) Logistics
12 16 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (3.09%) Service Delivery
14 14 (2.89%) Mentoring
14 14 (2.89%) Time Management
15 12 (2.47%) Software Testing
15 12 (2.47%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (2.27%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 116 (23.92%) SQL
2 27 (5.57%) Java
3 24 (4.95%) ABAP
4 12 (2.47%) PL/SQL
5 11 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.06%) C#
7 9 (1.86%) Python
7 9 (1.86%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.44%) C++
9 6 (1.24%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.24%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.24%) RPG
9 6 (1.24%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.03%) OpenEdge ABL
10 5 (1.03%) Progress 4GL
10 5 (1.03%) R
11 4 (0.82%) Ruby
11 4 (0.82%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.82%) VBScript
12 3 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 61 (12.58%) Degree
2 26 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (2.47%) MCITP
4 11 (2.27%) ACCA
5 10 (2.06%) MCSE
6 9 (1.86%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.44%) MCSA
8 4 (0.82%) HND
8 4 (0.82%) SAP Certification
8 4 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.62%) CCA
9 3 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.62%) MCP
9 3 (0.62%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.41%) CCNA
11 1 (0.21%) CIMA
11 1 (0.21%) CISM
11 1 (0.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.92%) SLA
2 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.62%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) HL7
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (10.10%) Active Directory
3 21 (4.33%) XenApp
3 21 (4.33%) XenDesktop
4 19 (3.92%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.27%) vSphere
6 6 (1.24%) vCloud
7 4 (0.82%) Docker
7 4 (0.82%) XenServer
8 3 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.41%) Xen
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.21%) Squid
10 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (1.65%) SCCM
2 7 (1.44%) Puppet
3 5 (1.03%) SCOM
4 4 (0.82%) Ansible
4 4 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.82%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (0.62%) vRealize
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.41%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.21%) Legato
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.21%) SafeCom
7 1 (0.21%) Simpana
7 1 (0.21%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 145 (29.90%) Microsoft
2 99 (20.41%) SAP
3 86 (17.73%) VMware
4 40 (8.25%) Oracle
5 38 (7.84%) Citrix
6 26 (5.36%) BMC
7 25 (5.15%) Remedy
7 25 (5.15%) Sage
8 15 (3.09%) IBM
9 13 (2.68%) Cisco
10 12 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.86%) Sybase
12 8 (1.65%) Facebook
12 8 (1.65%) Twitter
13 7 (1.44%) HP
14 6 (1.24%) Apple
14 6 (1.24%) Dell
14 6 (1.24%) Tableau
15 5 (1.03%) EMC
15 5 (1.03%) NetApp
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Optima Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon
Capita Internal Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Optima Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
SDC
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Uckfield, East Sussex
Talent Cluster
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Pirean Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum Bens package includes bonus, healthc
Posted: Yesterday
North East England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £16k - 20k per year + Commission + regular Incentives
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Technology Services Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Recruit121
Salary: Up to £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £17,000 - £19,000 + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Recruit 121 Group
Salary: >£50,000.00 plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Herefordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £18,500 to £20,500 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Essex
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum plus excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Heath Care +
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Watford
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus,excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London, Zone 1
MillsHill
Salary: £50,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago