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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 606 602 603
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 305 358 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 259 289 264
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,700 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
102195 114720 103098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83974 94226 85780
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,954 £27,186 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +26 282 £37,500 +6.38% 44
South East +19 90 £42,500 +21.42% 10
London +39 74 £35,000 -15.15% 10
City of London +70 32 £35,000 -9.09% 6
Surrey +51 30 £42,550 +30.92% 5
Yorkshire +6 30 £40,000 +14.28% 5
West Midlands +24 27 £25,000 -50.00% 3
East of England +32 25 £35,000 +2.94% 3
Warwickshire - 19 £22,500 -
Oxfordshire +16 18 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Oxford +20 17 £30,000 +5.26%
Harrogate - 17 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 17 £40,000 -
Hampshire +8 14 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Hertfordshire +5 14 £35,000 +2.94% 2
North West -28 14 £45,000 +69.81% 9
Southampton - 11 £42,500 - 1
Warwick - 10 £22,500 -
Midlands - 10 £55,000 -
Berkshire -20 9 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Cambridgeshire +14 8 £37,350 -0.40%
Cheshire +3 8 £45,000 +87.50% 2
South West -6 8 £29,250 -26.87% 2
West Yorkshire 0 7 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Scotland -4 7 £45,500 -2.15% 4
Cambridge +20 6 £37,525 +0.06%
Watford +17 6 - -
West Sussex +6 6 £36,000 +24.13%
Buckinghamshire -9 6 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Milton Keynes -20 6 £48,750 +8.33%

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 203 (34.06%) Windows
2 199 (33.39%) SQL
3 193 (32.38%) Microsoft
4 181 (30.37%) Finance
5 155 (26.01%) SQL Server
6 133 (22.32%) SAP
7 120 (20.13%) MS Excel
8 107 (17.95%) VMware
9 84 (14.09%) Active Directory
9 84 (14.09%) Citrix
9 84 (14.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 82 (13.76%) .NET
11 78 (13.09%) Degree
12 75 (12.58%) Oracle
13 72 (12.08%) IIS
14 67 (11.24%) Linux
15 64 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
16 59 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
17 52 (8.72%) MCSE
18 50 (8.39%) ITIL
18 50 (8.39%) Hyper-V
18 50 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
19 49 (8.22%) Java
19 49 (8.22%) SAP Business One
20 46 (7.72%) C#
20 46 (7.72%) Firewall
21 45 (7.55%) HTML
21 45 (7.55%) MS Office
22 44 (7.38%) Windows Server 2012
23 42 (7.05%) ABAP

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 72 (12.08%) IIS
2 39 (6.54%) Tomcat
3 37 (6.21%) SharePoint
4 21 (3.52%) MS Exchange
5 19 (3.19%) Apache
6 15 (2.52%) WebSphere
6 15 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (1.51%) NetWeaver
7 9 (1.51%) SAP Portal
8 8 (1.34%) GlassFish
9 7 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.17%) IBM HTTP Server
10 6 (1.01%) Lync
10 6 (1.01%) Apache ServiceMix
11 5 (0.84%) JBoss
11 5 (0.84%) CMS
12 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 120 (20.13%) MS Excel
2 45 (7.55%) MS Office
3 11 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.17%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 49 (8.22%) SAP Business One
2 29 (4.87%) SAP FI/CO
2 29 (4.87%) SAP CO
2 29 (4.87%) SAP FI
3 18 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (2.35%) SAP HCM
5 12 (2.01%) Oracle Receivables
5 12 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (1.85%) SAP HR
6 11 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
7 10 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (1.68%) SAP SD
8 8 (1.34%) SAP CRM
9 7 (1.17%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (1.17%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.84%) SAP MM
10 5 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.84%) Dynamics GP
10 5 (0.84%) SAP Payroll
10 5 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.69%) SaaS
2 8 (1.34%) Office 365
3 6 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.67%) Force.com
5 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.34%) PaaS
6 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.17%) IaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.72%) Firewall
2 41 (6.88%) SAN
3 31 (5.20%) TCP/IP
4 19 (3.19%) DHCP
5 18 (3.02%) DNS
6 14 (2.35%) Wireless
6 14 (2.35%) Internet
7 13 (2.18%) VPN
8 12 (2.01%) HTTP
9 10 (1.68%) LDAP
10 9 (1.51%) NAS
11 7 (1.17%) WAN
11 7 (1.17%) WebEx
12 5 (0.84%) GPRS
13 4 (0.67%) Network Security
13 4 (0.67%) Extranet
13 4 (0.67%) LAN
14 3 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (0.34%) Unified Communications
15 2 (0.34%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (26.01%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 25 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (4.03%) MySQL
3 24 (4.03%) Relational Database
4 23 (3.86%) DTS
4 23 (3.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (3.69%) SAP BW
5 22 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (2.68%) DB2
8 11 (1.85%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 11 (1.85%) Cognos Report Studio
8 11 (1.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 9 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (1.51%) SAP BI
10 8 (1.34%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.01%) SAP HANA
11 6 (1.01%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.84%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (1.17%) Subversion
2 6 (1.01%) Rational Application Developer
2 6 (1.01%) JUnit
2 6 (1.01%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 6 (1.01%) Eclipse
3 5 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.34%) LSMW
4 2 (0.34%) eCATT
5 1 (0.17%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.17%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.17%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.17%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.17%) JIRA
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.17%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.17%) PROIV
General
1 181 (30.37%) Finance
2 22 (3.69%) Manufacturing
3 21 (3.52%) German Language
4 20 (3.36%) Law
5 19 (3.19%) General Ledger
5 19 (3.19%) Italian Language
5 19 (3.19%) Dutch Language
6 15 (2.52%) Marketing
7 14 (2.35%) Legal
7 14 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.85%) Banking
8 11 (1.85%) Spanish Language
9 9 (1.51%) French Language
10 6 (1.01%) Local Government
10 6 (1.01%) Back Office
10 6 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.84%) Advertising
11 5 (0.84%) Publishing
11 5 (0.84%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (13.76%) .NET
2 45 (7.55%) HTML
3 34 (5.70%) CSS
4 27 (4.53%) XML
5 24 (4.03%) ASP.NET
6 19 (3.19%) Web Services
7 15 (2.52%) XHTML
8 14 (2.35%) SAP PI
9 11 (1.85%) Spring
10 9 (1.51%) SAP Basis
11 8 (1.34%) SAP Smart Forms
11 8 (1.34%) .NET Framework
12 7 (1.17%) JMS
12 7 (1.17%) XSLT
12 7 (1.17%) jQuery
13 6 (1.01%) REST
13 6 (1.01%) BAPI
13 6 (1.01%) JSTL
13 6 (1.01%) Spring MVC
13 6 (1.01%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.70%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.19%) Thin Client
3 19 (3.19%) Fat Client
4 12 (2.01%) Data Centre
5 11 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.51%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.51%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.34%) Clustering
8 7 (1.17%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.17%) CCTV
8 7 (1.17%) iSeries
9 5 (0.84%) Streaming Video
9 5 (0.84%) Data Extraction
9 5 (0.84%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.67%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.67%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.67%) NHS
11 3 (0.50%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.50%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 203 (34.06%) Windows
2 84 (14.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (11.24%) Linux
4 44 (7.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (6.71%) UNIX
6 38 (6.38%) Windows 7
7 33 (5.54%) Windows 8
8 22 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (3.19%) Windows Vista
10 14 (2.35%) Mac OS X
11 10 (1.68%) AIX
12 9 (1.51%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.51%) Solaris
13 7 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.84%) SUSE
16 4 (0.67%) Debian
17 3 (0.50%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (8.39%) ITIL
2 41 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (6.54%) CRM
4 38 (6.38%) ERP
5 32 (5.37%) Service Management
6 31 (5.20%) Service Delivery
6 31 (5.20%) Time Management
7 29 (4.87%) Analytics
7 29 (4.87%) Line Management
8 25 (4.19%) Root Cause Analysis
9 19 (3.19%) ETL
9 19 (3.19%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (3.02%) Project Management
11 15 (2.52%) Change Management
11 15 (2.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (2.52%) Web Development
12 13 (2.18%) OO
13 12 (2.01%) Workflow
13 12 (2.01%) Migration
14 11 (1.85%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 199 (33.39%) SQL
2 49 (8.22%) Java
3 46 (7.72%) C#
4 42 (7.05%) ABAP
5 39 (6.54%) JavaScript
6 28 (4.70%) VBScript
7 27 (4.53%) T-SQL
8 18 (3.02%) Perl
9 12 (2.01%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.51%) VBA
11 8 (1.34%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.34%) VB
12 7 (1.17%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.01%) SAPscript
14 5 (0.84%) Python
14 5 (0.84%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.67%) PHP
16 3 (0.50%) Korn
16 3 (0.50%) C-shell
17 2 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 78 (13.09%) Degree
2 59 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (8.72%) MCSE
4 31 (5.20%) MCITP
5 28 (4.70%) Security Cleared
6 27 (4.53%) SC Cleared
7 22 (3.69%) CCA
8 20 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (2.01%) MCP
11 8 (1.34%) MCTS
11 8 (1.34%) CIMA
11 8 (1.34%) ACCA
12 6 (1.01%) ACMT
12 6 (1.01%) ACSP
12 6 (1.01%) ACSA
12 6 (1.01%) Sun Certification
12 6 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.01%) MCSA
13 4 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.88%) SLA
2 14 (2.35%) QA
3 4 (0.67%) HL7
4 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 84 (14.09%) Active Directory
2 64 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (8.39%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.01%) vSphere
5 9 (1.51%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.17%) Terminal Server
7 5 (0.84%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.84%) XenApp
8 3 (0.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.17%) NFS
10 1 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.51%) SCCM
2 5 (0.84%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.67%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.50%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.50%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (0.34%) WSUS
5 2 (0.34%) SCOM
6 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 193 (32.38%) Microsoft
2 133 (22.32%) SAP
3 107 (17.95%) VMware
4 84 (14.09%) Citrix
5 75 (12.58%) Oracle
6 25 (4.19%) Sun
6 25 (4.19%) HP
7 24 (4.03%) Cognos
8 20 (3.36%) IBM
9 19 (3.19%) Cisco
10 17 (2.85%) Apple
11 15 (2.52%) Infor
12 14 (2.35%) Business Objects
13 10 (1.68%) F5
13 10 (1.68%) Adobe
14 8 (1.34%) TOWER Software
14 8 (1.34%) Symantec
14 8 (1.34%) Sage
14 8 (1.34%) NetApp
15 7 (1.17%) i2
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £16,000 to £19,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
United Kingdom
Cordant Group PLC
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Chessington, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits, training, progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
East Riding
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago