The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 599 551 521
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 323 341 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 278 305 344
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110361 102490 112133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90061 84895 96093
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -55 278 £38,500 -3.75% 46
South East +33 99 £35,000 -12.50% 11
London -63 76 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Berkshire +19 30 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Hampshire +8 25 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Scotland -35 20 £47,500 +35.71% 4
East Midlands +11 18 £55,000 +89.65% 1
City of London -2 18 £37,750 -11.17% 3
Yorkshire -37 18 £45,000 +50.00%
South West -18 17 £36,500 +2.81% 4
North West -30 17 £30,000 -4.76% 8
Surrey +1 16 £32,500 -29.34%
East of England -5 14 £33,500 -10.66% 3
Glasgow -25 14 £48,750 +62.50% 2
Hertfordshire 0 12 £26,000 -52.51% 1
Manchester -16 11 £35,000 +7.69% 6
North East - 11 £20,000 - 6
West Midlands +5 9 £40,000 -11.60% 4
Buckinghamshire -6 9 £30,000 -29.41% 3
South Yorkshire - 9 £45,000 -
Reading -3 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Leeds -34 8 £40,000 +55.33%
West Yorkshire -41 8 £40,000 +33.33%
Tyne and Wear - 8 £20,000 - 5
Hook - 7 £31,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes +2 6 £30,000 -27.27% 1
Oxfordshire -9 6 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Middlesex - 6 £50,000 -
Bristol 0 5 £30,000 +8.10% 1

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 241 (34.73%) SQL
2 239 (34.44%) Microsoft
3 218 (31.41%) Windows
4 197 (28.39%) Oracle
5 195 (28.10%) Finance
6 141 (20.32%) SQL Server
7 135 (19.45%) MS Excel
8 98 (14.12%) ERP
9 97 (13.98%) SAP
10 87 (12.54%) Degree
11 84 (12.10%) Oracle EBS R12
12 80 (11.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 78 (11.24%) IIS
14 76 (10.95%) .NET
15 68 (9.80%) VMware
15 68 (9.80%) ITIL
16 66 (9.51%) Windows Server 2003
17 65 (9.37%) Active Directory
17 65 (9.37%) UNIX
18 63 (9.08%) Firewall
19 59 (8.50%) Oracle EBS
19 59 (8.50%) XML
20 58 (8.36%) PL/SQL
21 54 (7.78%) Java
21 54 (7.78%) Linux
21 54 (7.78%) MS Exchange
22 53 (7.64%) Dynamics AX
22 53 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
23 52 (7.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 51 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 78 (11.24%) IIS
2 54 (7.78%) MS Exchange
3 41 (5.91%) SharePoint
4 33 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (4.32%) Oracle Workflow
6 21 (3.03%) Tomcat
7 18 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (2.16%) NetWeaver
9 13 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (1.01%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.86%) Apache
12 6 (0.86%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.58%) Lync
14 4 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.43%) Oracle 10gAS
15 3 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
16 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 2 (0.29%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 135 (19.45%) MS Excel
2 41 (5.91%) MS Office
3 9 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.58%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.29%) MS Project
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.14%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 84 (12.10%) Oracle EBS R12
2 59 (8.50%) Oracle EBS
3 53 (7.64%) Dynamics AX
4 44 (6.34%) Oracle Applications
5 30 (4.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 28 (4.03%) SAP FI/CO
6 28 (4.03%) SAP CO
6 28 (4.03%) SAP FI
7 27 (3.89%) Oracle HRMS
8 24 (3.46%) Oracle 11i
9 22 (3.17%) SAP Business One
10 20 (2.88%) Oracle Payroll
11 18 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
12 15 (2.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 14 (2.02%) Oracle Receivables
13 14 (2.02%) Oracle Cash Management
13 14 (2.02%) SAP BPC
14 13 (1.87%) Oracle General Ledger
14 13 (1.87%) Oracle Payables
15 11 (1.59%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.30%) SaaS
2 5 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.14%) Taleo
4 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (9.08%) Firewall
2 50 (7.20%) TCP/IP
3 46 (6.63%) DNS
4 34 (4.90%) Internet
5 29 (4.18%) DHCP
6 28 (4.03%) SAN
7 25 (3.60%) WAN
8 22 (3.17%) VoIP
8 22 (3.17%) LAN
9 21 (3.03%) VPN
10 12 (1.73%) ATM
11 8 (1.15%) Network Security
12 7 (1.01%) Asterisk PBX
13 6 (0.86%) NAS
13 6 (0.86%) MPLS
13 6 (0.86%) IPsec
14 5 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (0.58%) iSCSI
15 4 (0.58%) NFC
15 4 (0.58%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (20.32%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (5.62%) Oracle Database
4 37 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (3.46%) Relational Database
7 19 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
9 15 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
10 12 (1.73%) MS Access
11 9 (1.30%) DB2
12 7 (1.01%) MySQL
12 7 (1.01%) SAP BW
12 7 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
13 6 (0.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 6 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (0.86%) Oracle Discoverer
14 5 (0.72%) Sybase ASA
14 5 (0.72%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 12 (1.73%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (0.72%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.58%) Toad
3 4 (0.58%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 4 (0.58%) JUnit
3 4 (0.58%) Rational Application Developer
4 3 (0.43%) JDeveloper
4 3 (0.43%) TestDirector
4 3 (0.43%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.43%) PVCS
4 3 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.29%) Subversion
5 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.14%) MorphX
6 1 (0.14%) NetBeans
General
1 195 (28.10%) Finance
2 32 (4.61%) Advertising
2 32 (4.61%) Retail
3 27 (3.89%) Manufacturing
4 14 (2.02%) Legal
4 14 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.44%) Banking
5 10 (1.44%) Marketing
6 9 (1.30%) Law
7 8 (1.15%) General Ledger
8 7 (1.01%) French Language
8 7 (1.01%) German Language
9 6 (0.86%) Local Government
9 6 (0.86%) Japanese Language
9 6 (0.86%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.72%) Games
10 5 (0.72%) Back Office
11 4 (0.58%) Billing
12 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (10.95%) .NET
2 59 (8.50%) XML
3 40 (5.76%) ASP.NET
4 36 (5.19%) HTML
4 36 (5.19%) Web Services
5 28 (4.03%) SOAP
6 25 (3.60%) CSS
7 24 (3.46%) WSDL
8 13 (1.87%) jQuery
9 9 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (1.01%) JDBC
10 7 (1.01%) COM+
10 7 (1.01%) J2EE
10 7 (1.01%) Struts
11 5 (0.72%) XHTML
12 4 (0.58%) EDI
12 4 (0.58%) XSLT
12 4 (0.58%) JSP
12 4 (0.58%) JSON
12 4 (0.58%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (3.46%) Computer Science
2 23 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.03%) EFT
4 9 (1.30%) Replication
4 9 (1.30%) Clustering
5 8 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.01%) IVR
7 6 (0.86%) Thin Client
7 6 (0.86%) Fat Client
8 5 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (0.72%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.58%) EMV
9 4 (0.58%) GIS
10 3 (0.43%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.43%) NHS
10 3 (0.43%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.43%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.43%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.29%) Equities
11 2 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 218 (31.41%) Windows
2 80 (11.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (9.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 65 (9.37%) UNIX
5 54 (7.78%) Linux
6 51 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (6.34%) Windows XP
8 23 (3.31%) Windows 7
9 17 (2.45%) Windows Vista
10 14 (2.02%) Solaris
10 14 (2.02%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.86%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.86%) AIX
11 6 (0.86%) CentOS
12 4 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.43%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.29%) HPUX
14 2 (0.29%) SUSE
15 1 (0.14%) Android
15 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (14.12%) ERP
2 68 (9.80%) ITIL
3 37 (5.33%) Project Management
4 36 (5.19%) Service Delivery
4 36 (5.19%) Workflow
5 34 (4.90%) CRM
6 28 (4.03%) Change Management
7 27 (3.89%) Incident Management
8 25 (3.60%) Asset Management
8 25 (3.60%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (3.46%) System Testing
10 19 (2.74%) Logistics
10 19 (2.74%) Service Management
10 19 (2.74%) Migration
11 16 (2.31%) Performance Management
12 15 (2.16%) Analytics
12 15 (2.16%) Procure-to-pay
12 15 (2.16%) ETL
13 14 (2.02%) Workflow Management
14 13 (1.87%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 241 (34.73%) SQL
2 58 (8.36%) PL/SQL
3 54 (7.78%) Java
4 36 (5.19%) JavaScript
5 32 (4.61%) C#
6 23 (3.31%) T-SQL
7 14 (2.02%) PHP
8 10 (1.44%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.15%) ABAP
9 8 (1.15%) VB
10 7 (1.01%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 7 (1.01%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.86%) Perl
12 5 (0.72%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.58%) C
13 4 (0.58%) X++
14 3 (0.43%) VBA
14 3 (0.43%) VBScript
15 2 (0.29%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.29%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 87 (12.54%) Degree
2 47 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (5.62%) Security Cleared
4 34 (4.90%) SC Cleared
5 33 (4.76%) MCITP
6 27 (3.89%) MCSE
7 17 (2.45%) CIMA
7 17 (2.45%) AAT
8 13 (1.87%) CCA
9 12 (1.73%) MCP
10 9 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (1.15%) CCNA
11 8 (1.15%) ACCA
11 8 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.72%) CCSA
12 5 (0.72%) CCSE
12 5 (0.72%) SAP Certification
13 4 (0.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.60%) SLA
2 13 (1.87%) ISO 9001
3 12 (1.73%) QA
4 5 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (9.37%) Active Directory
2 53 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (6.77%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.87%) XenApp
5 12 (1.73%) Terminal Server
6 7 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (0.86%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.86%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.58%) XenServer
9 3 (0.43%) vSphere
9 3 (0.43%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.43%) Xen
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (2.88%) Backup Exec
2 9 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (1.30%) SCCM
3 7 (1.01%) WSUS
4 5 (0.72%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.29%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.14%) SCOM
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Storage Server
6 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 239 (34.44%) Microsoft
2 197 (28.39%) Oracle
3 97 (13.98%) SAP
4 68 (9.80%) VMware
5 43 (6.20%) Citrix
6 35 (5.04%) Sun
7 29 (4.18%) Cisco
8 25 (3.60%) Sage
9 23 (3.31%) Infor
10 22 (3.17%) IBM
11 21 (3.03%) CheckPoint
12 20 (2.88%) Pegasus
13 18 (2.59%) HP
14 17 (2.45%) Symantec
15 16 (2.31%) F5
16 12 (1.73%) Compaq
16 12 (1.73%) Business Objects
17 11 (1.59%) Nokia
17 11 (1.59%) Sourcefire
17 11 (1.59%) Websense
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £45k + pkg
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum various bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £23k - £35k DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + bonus, pension + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + bonus, pension + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + bonus, pension + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + bonus, pension + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + bonus, pension + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North East
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + +Home working
Posted: 5 days ago