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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 605 524 585
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 295 388 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.37% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.39% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 249 318 264
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
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 £27,500 £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 23 January 2015 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 23 January 2015. 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 -47 272 £37,500 +1.35% 55
London -18 85 £40,000 - 18
South East -54 70 £40,000 - 14
East of England +14 34 £35,000 -7.89% 1
North West -20 25 £42,500 +54.54% 6
Surrey -10 23 £37,500 -16.66% 1
West Midlands -10 22 £55,000 +69.23% 3
City of London -1 21 £40,000 +35.59% 9
South West -22 21 £23,500 -32.85% 1
Hampshire -22 20 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Scotland +3 16 £50,000 +17.64%
Berkshire -8 16 £27,750 -38.33% 4
Manchester -21 13 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Southampton -4 12 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Hertfordshire -6 12 £35,000 -22.22%
Glasgow +3 11 £52,500 +50.00%
Birmingham -4 11 £55,000 +69.23%
Reigate - 11 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 10 £31,250 - 1
Cambridge - 10 £31,250 - 1
Buckinghamshire +11 9 £40,000 - 2
Milton Keynes +2 8 £40,000 -2.43% 2
Somerset - 7 £19,000 -
Norfolk - 6 £18,000 -
Norwich - 6 £18,000 -
Bristol -1 5 £25,000 -9.09%
Cheshire -14 5 £42,500 +54.54% 1
East Midlands +9 4 £37,750 -20.52% 2
Reading -2 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire -54 4 £36,750 +14.84% 7

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 243 (36.38%) Windows
2 222 (33.23%) Microsoft
3 200 (29.94%) Finance
4 172 (25.75%) MS Excel
5 167 (25.00%) SQL
6 161 (24.10%) SQL Server
7 133 (19.91%) SAP
8 112 (16.77%) .NET
9 104 (15.57%) Degree
10 97 (14.52%) VMware
11 93 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 90 (13.47%) Oracle
13 87 (13.02%) Citrix
14 86 (12.87%) IIS
15 82 (12.28%) Active Directory
16 72 (10.78%) CRM
17 68 (10.18%) Firewall
18 66 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
19 64 (9.58%) C#
20 60 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
21 52 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
22 50 (7.49%) JavaScript
22 50 (7.49%) MS Exchange
23 49 (7.34%) SAN
24 47 (7.04%) ASP.NET
24 47 (7.04%) MCSE
25 46 (6.89%) HTML
25 46 (6.89%) Windows Server 2012
26 45 (6.74%) TCP/IP
27 44 (6.59%) Linux

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 86 (12.87%) IIS
2 50 (7.49%) MS Exchange
3 28 (4.19%) SharePoint
4 25 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (3.14%) NetWeaver
6 15 (2.25%) WebSphere
7 14 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (1.80%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (1.35%) JBoss
11 8 (1.20%) Lync
12 7 (1.05%) Oracle 10gAS
12 7 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
12 7 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.90%) Apache
13 6 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.75%) Documentum
Applications
1 172 (25.75%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.54%) MS Office
3 17 (2.54%) AutoCAD
4 11 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.90%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.90%) Acrobat
5 6 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.90%) InDesign
6 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 35 (5.24%) SAP FI
1 35 (5.24%) SAP CO
1 35 (5.24%) SAP FI/CO
2 30 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (4.04%) Dynamics AX
4 21 (3.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 19 (2.84%) SAP HR
6 18 (2.69%) Sage 200
6 18 (2.69%) SAP Business One
7 16 (2.40%) SAP BPC
7 16 (2.40%) Dynamics GP
8 13 (1.95%) SAP WM
8 13 (1.95%) SAP SD
9 12 (1.80%) SAP SCM
10 10 (1.50%) Sage 50
10 10 (1.50%) GoldMine
10 10 (1.50%) SAP LE
11 9 (1.35%) SAP CRM
11 9 (1.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 8 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.10%) SaaS
2 5 (0.75%) Office 365
3 4 (0.60%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (10.18%) Firewall
2 49 (7.34%) SAN
3 45 (6.74%) TCP/IP
4 36 (5.39%) DHCP
5 27 (4.04%) DNS
6 19 (2.84%) Ethernet
6 19 (2.84%) Structured Cabling
7 16 (2.40%) iSCSI
7 16 (2.40%) Internet
8 13 (1.95%) Wireless
8 13 (1.95%) VPN
9 12 (1.80%) VoIP
9 12 (1.80%) WAN
10 11 (1.65%) PBX
11 8 (1.20%) HTTP
12 7 (1.05%) LAN
12 7 (1.05%) Network Security
13 6 (0.90%) NAS
13 6 (0.90%) GPRS
13 6 (0.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (24.10%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.19%) Relational Database
3 26 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (3.59%) SAP BW
5 21 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (2.84%) MySQL
7 15 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.80%) SAP Data Services
9 12 (1.80%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.50%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (1.35%) DB2
11 9 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (1.20%) Oracle Discoverer
12 8 (1.20%) MS Access
13 7 (1.05%) SAP BI
14 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (1.35%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.05%) TestDirector
3 7 (1.05%) PVCS
3 7 (1.05%) Toad
3 7 (1.05%) JDeveloper
3 7 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.05%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (0.75%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.60%) Rational Application Developer
6 4 (0.60%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.60%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 4 (0.60%) Ant
6 4 (0.60%) JUnit
6 4 (0.60%) Subversion
7 2 (0.30%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.30%) JIRA
8 1 (0.15%) Maven
General
1 200 (29.94%) Finance
2 34 (5.09%) Manufacturing
3 30 (4.49%) Banking
4 27 (4.04%) Advertising
5 21 (3.14%) Law
6 16 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.25%) General Ledger
8 14 (2.10%) Marketing
9 13 (1.95%) Retail
9 13 (1.95%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.35%) Multimedia
10 9 (1.35%) Legal
10 9 (1.35%) Back Office
10 9 (1.35%) Spanish Language
11 8 (1.20%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.20%) Local Government
11 8 (1.20%) Dutch Language
11 8 (1.20%) German Language
11 8 (1.20%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (16.77%) .NET
2 47 (7.04%) ASP.NET
3 46 (6.89%) HTML
4 31 (4.64%) CSS
5 30 (4.49%) XML
6 23 (3.44%) EDI
7 16 (2.40%) SAP XI
8 15 (2.25%) jQuery
9 14 (2.10%) Web Services
10 12 (1.80%) .NET Framework
11 9 (1.35%) WCF
11 9 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
12 8 (1.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (1.20%) AngularJS
12 8 (1.20%) XHTML
13 7 (1.05%) SAP Basis
13 7 (1.05%) Oracle ADF
13 7 (1.05%) Middleware
13 7 (1.05%) XSLT
13 7 (1.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.59%) Fat Client
2 24 (3.59%) Thin Client
3 17 (2.54%) Hedge funds
4 13 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.35%) Equities
6 9 (1.35%) CCTV
7 8 (1.20%) Data Extraction
7 8 (1.20%) Data Integration
7 8 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (1.20%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.05%) Clustering
8 7 (1.05%) NHS
8 7 (1.05%) Algorithms
9 6 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.90%) Graphic Design
10 5 (0.75%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.75%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 243 (36.38%) Windows
2 93 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (6.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (6.59%) Linux
5 43 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (6.44%) Windows 7
6 38 (5.69%) UNIX
7 30 (4.49%) Windows 8
8 24 (3.59%) Windows Vista
9 15 (2.25%) Windows XP
10 9 (1.35%) AIX
10 9 (1.35%) Solaris
11 4 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.45%) zOS
12 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (10.78%) CRM
2 44 (6.59%) ITIL
3 40 (5.99%) ERP
4 34 (5.09%) Service Delivery
4 34 (5.09%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (5.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 33 (4.94%) Analytics
5 33 (4.94%) ETL
6 28 (4.19%) CAD
7 27 (4.04%) Project Management
7 27 (4.04%) Service Management
8 25 (3.74%) Logistics
9 23 (3.44%) Web Development
10 20 (2.99%) MVC
11 19 (2.84%) Time Management
12 18 (2.69%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (2.54%) Migration
13 17 (2.54%) Performance Management
14 15 (2.25%) PRINCE2
15 14 (2.10%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 167 (25.00%) SQL
2 64 (9.58%) C#
3 50 (7.49%) JavaScript
4 37 (5.54%) Java
5 36 (5.39%) ABAP
6 20 (2.99%) T-SQL
7 18 (2.69%) Perl
8 15 (2.25%) Shell Script
8 15 (2.25%) PHP
9 14 (2.10%) PowerShell
9 14 (2.10%) PL/SQL
10 12 (1.80%) VBScript
11 11 (1.65%) C
12 9 (1.35%) VBA
12 9 (1.35%) C++
13 7 (1.05%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.60%) Python
15 3 (0.45%) Jython
15 3 (0.45%) X++
15 3 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 104 (15.57%) Degree
2 66 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (7.04%) MCSE
4 42 (6.29%) Security Cleared
5 35 (5.24%) MCITP
6 32 (4.79%) SC Cleared
7 28 (4.19%) CCA
8 24 (3.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 24 (3.59%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.65%) MCP
10 10 (1.50%) CCNA
11 8 (1.20%) AAT
12 7 (1.05%) ACCA
12 7 (1.05%) CIMA
12 7 (1.05%) CCNP
13 5 (0.75%) MCSD
13 5 (0.75%) MCSA
14 4 (0.60%) MCDBA
14 4 (0.60%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.09%) SLA
2 17 (2.54%) QA
3 5 (0.75%) HL7
System Software
1 82 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 60 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (5.09%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.54%) XenDesktop
5 16 (2.40%) vSphere
6 11 (1.65%) XenApp
7 7 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.90%) NFS
9 4 (0.60%) XenServer
9 4 (0.60%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.30%) Xen
11 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (1.35%) SCCM
2 6 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.60%) SCOM
3 4 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.60%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.45%) Control-M
4 3 (0.45%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.30%) Puppet
5 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.30%) OpenView
5 2 (0.30%) WSUS
5 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.15%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 222 (33.23%) Microsoft
2 133 (19.91%) SAP
3 97 (14.52%) VMware
4 90 (13.47%) Oracle
5 87 (13.02%) Citrix
6 33 (4.94%) Sage
7 26 (3.89%) IBM
8 24 (3.59%) Apple
9 19 (2.84%) Sun
9 19 (2.84%) HP
10 14 (2.10%) Cognos
10 14 (2.10%) Cisco
11 13 (1.95%) Adobe
12 12 (1.80%) Business Objects
12 12 (1.80%) Dell
12 12 (1.80%) NetApp
13 11 (1.65%) Pegasus
13 11 (1.65%) Symantec
14 9 (1.35%) TOWER Software
14 9 (1.35%) Fidessa
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 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
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Vodafone Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £35,300 to £39,800 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50 to £60k basic + Excellent Benefi
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £50k plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Company Pension, Private Medical Care and Annu
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health + life
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 36k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Portal
Salary: £55,000 per annum PHI, Pension scheme, Life insurance, Private medical
Posted: 9 days ago
East London
RM Education
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 11 days ago