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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 587 586 629
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 318 372 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 282 291 233
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(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 -12 297 £37,200 +5.53% 42
South East +13 95 £42,500 +6.25% 13
London +16 76 £37,500 -2.59% 9
West Midlands +4 37 £25,000 -16.66% 2
City of London +41 32 £35,000 +18.64% 3
Berkshire -18 25 £50,000 +8.10% 1
East of England +26 23 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Yorkshire -11 23 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Surrey +11 21 £42,500 +11.84% 1
North West -13 19 £40,000 +42.85% 6
Warwickshire - 19 £25,000 -
Hampshire 0 17 £42,500 +30.76% 4
North Yorkshire - 16 £32,000 - 3
Harrogate - 16 £32,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +15 14 £30,000 +5.26% 4
Oxford +7 13 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Southampton +2 12 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Hertfordshire -2 11 £35,000 -11.39% 1
South West -21 11 £28,000 -30.00% 2
Warwick - 11 £22,500 -
Cheshire +15 9 £45,000 +76.47% 3
Reading -19 9 £55,000 +10.00%
Manchester -21 9 £35,000 +6.06% 3
Cambridgeshire +16 8 £37,350 -0.40% 1
West Sussex +16 8 £27,000 -42.55% 1
Crawley 0 8 £27,000 -42.55% 1
Birmingham -11 7 £55,000 +83.33% 2
Midlands - 7 £55,000 -
Kent - 7 £65,000 -
Cambridge +17 6 £37,525 +0.06% 1

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 215 (35.07%) Windows
2 195 (31.81%) Microsoft
3 185 (30.18%) Finance
4 183 (29.85%) SQL
5 151 (24.63%) SQL Server
6 143 (23.33%) MS Excel
7 120 (19.58%) SAP
8 111 (18.11%) VMware
9 97 (15.82%) .NET
10 91 (14.85%) Citrix
11 90 (14.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 85 (13.87%) Active Directory
13 80 (13.05%) Degree
14 75 (12.23%) IIS
14 75 (12.23%) Oracle
15 64 (10.44%) Microsoft Certification
15 64 (10.44%) VMware Infrastructure
16 61 (9.95%) Linux
17 58 (9.46%) MCSE
18 53 (8.65%) Firewall
19 51 (8.32%) ITIL
19 51 (8.32%) C#
20 50 (8.16%) SAN
21 48 (7.83%) Hyper-V
21 48 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
22 47 (7.67%) CRM
23 45 (7.34%) Java
24 44 (7.18%) Windows Server 2012
25 42 (6.85%) Windows 7
26 41 (6.69%) Business Intelligence

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 75 (12.23%) IIS
2 39 (6.36%) SharePoint
3 27 (4.40%) Tomcat
4 25 (4.08%) MS Exchange
5 16 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.79%) Apache
7 10 (1.63%) NetWeaver
8 8 (1.31%) Lync
9 6 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.82%) SAP Portal
10 5 (0.82%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.82%) CMS
10 5 (0.82%) JBoss
11 3 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.49%) Drupal
11 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 143 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 38 (6.20%) MS Office
3 12 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.47%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.49%) InDesign
7 3 (0.49%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 39 (6.36%) SAP Business One
2 38 (6.20%) SAP FI
2 38 (6.20%) SAP FI/CO
2 38 (6.20%) SAP CO
3 20 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (2.45%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (2.45%) Oracle Receivables
5 14 (2.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (1.79%) SAP HR
8 10 (1.63%) SAP SD
8 10 (1.63%) SAP HCM
8 10 (1.63%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (1.31%) Oracle General Ledger
9 8 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (1.31%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (1.31%) SAP CRM
10 7 (1.14%) Sage 200
11 6 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
12 5 (0.82%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.59%) SaaS
2 6 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.98%) Office 365
3 4 (0.65%) Force.com
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 53 (8.65%) Firewall
2 50 (8.16%) SAN
3 36 (5.87%) TCP/IP
4 25 (4.08%) DHCP
5 17 (2.77%) DNS
6 15 (2.45%) Wireless
7 14 (2.28%) VPN
8 13 (2.12%) Internet
9 10 (1.63%) LDAP
10 9 (1.47%) NAS
11 7 (1.14%) WAN
11 7 (1.14%) HTTP
12 5 (0.82%) GPRS
12 5 (0.82%) LAN
13 4 (0.65%) PBX
13 4 (0.65%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.65%) Extranet
13 4 (0.65%) Intranet
13 4 (0.65%) Structured Cabling
13 4 (0.65%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (24.63%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.75%) Relational Database
3 22 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (3.26%) MySQL
5 20 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (2.94%) DTS
8 16 (2.61%) SAP BW
9 10 (1.63%) DB2
10 9 (1.47%) SAP BI
11 8 (1.31%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.31%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 8 (1.31%) Cognos Report Studio
11 8 (1.31%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 6 (0.98%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.82%) MS Access
13 5 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (0.33%) LSMW
3 2 (0.33%) Subversion
3 2 (0.33%) JIRA
3 2 (0.33%) eCATT
4 1 (0.16%) JUnit
4 1 (0.16%) PROIV
4 1 (0.16%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (0.16%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.16%) PeopleTools
4 1 (0.16%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.16%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
General
1 185 (30.18%) Finance
2 25 (4.08%) Law
3 23 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 21 (3.43%) General Ledger
4 21 (3.43%) German Language
5 19 (3.10%) Italian Language
5 19 (3.10%) Dutch Language
6 16 (2.61%) Marketing
7 15 (2.45%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.12%) Legal
8 13 (2.12%) Spanish Language
9 11 (1.79%) Advertising
10 10 (1.63%) Banking
11 8 (1.31%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.31%) French Language
12 7 (1.14%) Back Office
13 6 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.82%) Publishing
15 4 (0.65%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.65%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (15.82%) .NET
2 40 (6.53%) HTML
3 35 (5.71%) ASP.NET
4 28 (4.57%) CSS
5 24 (3.92%) XML
6 11 (1.79%) Web Services
6 11 (1.79%) .NET Framework
7 10 (1.63%) SAP Basis
7 10 (1.63%) XHTML
7 10 (1.63%) jQuery
8 9 (1.47%) SAP PI
9 8 (1.31%) WCF
10 7 (1.14%) XSLT
10 7 (1.14%) Entity Framework
11 6 (0.98%) Spring
11 6 (0.98%) EDI
12 5 (0.82%) WAP
13 4 (0.65%) Middleware
13 4 (0.65%) SAP XI
13 4 (0.65%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.75%) Thin Client
2 23 (3.75%) Computer Science
2 23 (3.75%) Fat Client
3 16 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (2.28%) Hedge funds
5 10 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.47%) CCTV
7 8 (1.31%) Data Extraction
7 8 (1.31%) Data Integration
7 8 (1.31%) Clustering
8 7 (1.14%) Algorithms
9 6 (0.98%) iSeries
9 6 (0.98%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.82%) Streaming Video
10 5 (0.82%) NHS
10 5 (0.82%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.49%) Graphic Design
11 3 (0.49%) Informatics
11 3 (0.49%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 215 (35.07%) Windows
2 90 (14.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (9.95%) Linux
4 44 (7.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (6.85%) Windows 7
6 37 (6.04%) Windows 8
6 37 (6.04%) UNIX
7 24 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (3.75%) Windows Vista
9 12 (1.96%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.14%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.65%) Debian
11 4 (0.65%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.65%) AIX
12 3 (0.49%) Solaris
13 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.33%) Android
14 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (8.32%) ITIL
2 47 (7.67%) CRM
3 41 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (6.04%) Service Delivery
5 33 (5.38%) Service Management
6 32 (5.22%) ERP
7 31 (5.06%) Analytics
8 30 (4.89%) Root Cause Analysis
8 30 (4.89%) Time Management
9 27 (4.40%) Line Management
10 24 (3.92%) Project Management
11 20 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (3.10%) ETL
13 17 (2.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (2.61%) Migration
15 13 (2.12%) Data Migration
15 13 (2.12%) Change Management
15 13 (2.12%) CAD
16 12 (1.96%) Business Continuity
16 12 (1.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 183 (29.85%) SQL
2 51 (8.32%) C#
3 45 (7.34%) Java
4 35 (5.71%) ABAP
5 31 (5.06%) JavaScript
6 25 (4.08%) VBScript
7 23 (3.75%) T-SQL
8 15 (2.45%) Perl
9 14 (2.28%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.79%) VBA
11 9 (1.47%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.14%) VB
13 6 (0.98%) PHP
14 5 (0.82%) Python
15 4 (0.65%) C++
15 4 (0.65%) C
16 3 (0.49%) Korn
16 3 (0.49%) C-shell
16 3 (0.49%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (13.05%) Degree
2 64 (10.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (9.46%) MCSE
4 33 (5.38%) Security Cleared
4 33 (5.38%) MCITP
5 32 (5.22%) SC Cleared
6 27 (4.40%) CCA
7 23 (3.75%) Citrix Certification
7 23 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (1.47%) ACCA
8 9 (1.47%) CIMA
9 8 (1.31%) MCTS
10 7 (1.14%) MCSA
10 7 (1.14%) MCP
11 6 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.98%) ACSA
11 6 (0.98%) ACMT
11 6 (0.98%) ACSP
12 4 (0.65%) AAT
12 4 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.04%) SLA
2 16 (2.61%) QA
3 5 (0.82%) HL7
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 85 (13.87%) Active Directory
2 64 (10.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (7.83%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.45%) vSphere
5 14 (2.28%) XenDesktop
6 10 (1.63%) XenApp
7 5 (0.82%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.49%) XenServer
8 3 (0.49%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.49%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.33%) NFS
10 1 (0.16%) Xen
10 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (1.63%) SCCM
2 5 (0.82%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (0.65%) SCOM
4 3 (0.49%) HP UCMDB
4 3 (0.49%) WSUS
4 3 (0.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.16%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 195 (31.81%) Microsoft
2 120 (19.58%) SAP
3 111 (18.11%) VMware
4 91 (14.85%) Citrix
5 75 (12.23%) Oracle
6 23 (3.75%) HP
6 23 (3.75%) Apple
7 20 (3.26%) Cognos
8 18 (2.94%) Sun
8 18 (2.94%) IBM
9 17 (2.77%) Cisco
10 14 (2.28%) Sage
11 12 (1.96%) NetApp
12 10 (1.63%) F5
13 9 (1.47%) TOWER Software
14 8 (1.31%) Business Objects
14 8 (1.31%) Dell
14 8 (1.31%) Infor
15 7 (1.14%) Meraki
15 7 (1.14%) i2
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 38k per year + Bonus and Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £31 - £35000 per annum + Free Lunch, 25 Days Holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits/ Openings for Progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
RM Education
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
ITF Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £66000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Technical Prospects
Salary: Basic Salary Circa. £25,000 plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago