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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Consultant
Rank 711 628 596
Rank change year-on-year
-83 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 215 353 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.34% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 158 303 334
Median salary £35,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £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
94619 103335 113551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.48% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79584 84714 93028
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -88 202 £35,500 -4.56% 33
London -18 52 £40,000 +6.66% 9
South East -35 51 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Yorkshire +12 40 £31,000 -11.42%
West Yorkshire +35 33 £31,000 -
Leeds +30 27 £31,000 +12.72%
East of England +29 26 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Berkshire +20 16 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Manchester +14 16 £22,000 - 3
North West +13 16 £22,000 -51.11% 3
Surrey -5 13 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire +8 11 £42,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire +2 10 £50,000 +34.40% 1
Reading +19 9 £37,500 -26.82%
Hertfordshire +18 9 £45,000 +28.57% 1
South West +2 9 £29,000 -20.54%
City of London +40 8 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Watford +10 8 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge +6 8 £50,000 +33.33%
Southampton 0 7 £42,500 -
Weybridge - 7 £42,500 -
Essex - 7 £35,500 - 1
Kent +7 6 £21,000 -67.69%
Wakefield - 6 £22,500 -
Wiltshire +10 5 £50,000 -
Scotland +1 5 £31,250 -26.47% 2
Rochdale - 4 £19,500 -
Chippenham - 4 - -
Colchester - 4 £35,500 - 1
Devon +7 3 £29,000 -

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 135 (28.85%) Windows
2 131 (27.99%) Microsoft
3 109 (23.29%) Finance
3 109 (23.29%) VMware
4 100 (21.37%) MS Excel
5 99 (21.15%) SQL
6 89 (19.02%) SQL Server
7 71 (15.17%) Windows Server
8 68 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 67 (14.32%) Active Directory
10 65 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 58 (12.39%) Oracle
11 58 (12.39%) Degree
12 55 (11.75%) Windows Server 2008
13 51 (10.90%) ITIL
14 49 (10.47%) Linux
15 48 (10.26%) ERP
15 48 (10.26%) Citrix
15 48 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
16 47 (10.04%) MS Exchange
17 46 (9.83%) SAP
18 45 (9.62%) Office 365
19 43 (9.19%) .NET
19 43 (9.19%) SAN
20 39 (8.33%) XML
21 36 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
22 35 (7.48%) Incident Management
22 35 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
23 34 (7.26%) SLA
23 34 (7.26%) MS Office

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 47 (10.04%) MS Exchange
2 34 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 33 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (5.77%) IIS
5 24 (5.13%) SharePoint
6 15 (3.21%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (2.99%) NetWeaver
8 12 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (2.56%) JBoss
9 11 (2.35%) Skype for Business
10 10 (2.14%) CMS
10 10 (2.14%) Office Communications Server
11 9 (1.92%) Tomcat
12 8 (1.71%) WebLogic
13 7 (1.50%) Apache
14 6 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (1.07%) OpenEdge
15 5 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (1.07%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 100 (21.37%) MS Excel
2 34 (7.26%) MS Office
3 3 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (5.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 20 (4.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (3.63%) Oracle 11i
3 17 (3.63%) SAP SD
4 14 (2.99%) SAP CO
4 14 (2.99%) SAP FI
4 14 (2.99%) SAP FI/CO
5 13 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
5 13 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
6 12 (2.56%) SAP PS
7 10 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (2.14%) SAP MM
8 9 (1.92%) Sage X3
9 8 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (1.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 6 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (1.07%) SAP BPC
11 5 (1.07%) SAP Business One
12 4 (0.85%) Infor SunSystems
12 4 (0.85%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 45 (9.62%) Office 365
2 24 (5.13%) SaaS
3 20 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.71%) Force.com
5 8 (1.71%) PaaS
6 3 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 43 (9.19%) SAN
2 26 (5.56%) Internet
3 23 (4.91%) Firewall
4 22 (4.70%) TCP/IP
5 19 (4.06%) LAN
5 19 (4.06%) WAN
6 13 (2.78%) DNS
7 10 (2.14%) FTP
7 10 (2.14%) NAS
8 9 (1.92%) ADSL
9 7 (1.50%) VPN
9 7 (1.50%) Wireless
10 6 (1.28%) DHCP
11 5 (1.07%) 3GPP
11 5 (1.07%) LTE
11 5 (1.07%) SS7
11 5 (1.07%) Value-Added Service
11 5 (1.07%) VoIP
11 5 (1.07%) VoLTE
12 4 (0.85%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (19.02%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (3.21%) MySQL
4 13 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (2.35%) SAP BW
6 10 (2.14%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.14%) SAP BI
7 9 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.28%) QlikView
9 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.85%) Big Data
10 4 (0.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 4 (0.85%) HDInsight
10 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (2.56%) JIRA
2 6 (1.28%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.28%) Subversion
3 4 (0.85%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.85%) Maven
4 3 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.43%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.43%) Gradle
6 1 (0.21%) Toad
General
1 109 (23.29%) Finance
2 16 (3.42%) Retail
2 16 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.21%) Publishing
4 14 (2.99%) Legal
4 14 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.78%) Banking
5 13 (2.78%) Law
6 9 (1.92%) Advertising
7 8 (1.71%) Multimedia
8 7 (1.50%) Billing
9 6 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.85%) Back Office
11 4 (0.85%) Local Government
12 3 (0.64%) Front Office
12 3 (0.64%) German Language
12 3 (0.64%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.64%) Marketing
13 2 (0.43%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.19%) .NET
2 39 (8.33%) XML
3 24 (5.13%) HTML
4 23 (4.91%) WCF
5 12 (2.56%) Web Services
6 10 (2.14%) Middleware
7 8 (1.71%) CSS
8 7 (1.50%) SOAP
9 6 (1.28%) REST
10 5 (1.07%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (0.85%) MCollective
12 3 (0.64%) EDI
12 3 (0.64%) MDX
12 3 (0.64%) SAP XI
13 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.43%) JSON
13 2 (0.43%) WPF
13 2 (0.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.34%) Computer Science
3 19 (4.06%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.63%) AS400
4 17 (3.63%) Driving Licence
5 12 (2.56%) Clustering
6 8 (1.71%) CMDB
6 8 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.28%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.85%) iSeries
9 4 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.64%) Derivative
10 3 (0.64%) EPoS
10 3 (0.64%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.64%) iPad
10 3 (0.64%) Physics
11 2 (0.43%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.43%) Life Science
11 2 (0.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 135 (28.85%) Windows
2 71 (15.17%) Windows Server
3 65 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (11.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (10.47%) Linux
6 25 (5.34%) Unix
7 18 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (3.42%) Windows 7
9 14 (2.99%) Windows 8
10 13 (2.78%) Solaris
11 12 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (1.92%) Windows 10
12 9 (1.92%) Windows XP
13 8 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.28%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.85%) Android
15 4 (0.85%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.85%) CentOS
16 3 (0.64%) AIX
16 3 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (10.90%) ITIL
2 48 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (10.26%) ERP
3 35 (7.48%) Incident Management
4 34 (7.26%) CRM
4 34 (7.26%) Presales
5 32 (6.84%) Service Management
6 30 (6.41%) ITSM
7 27 (5.77%) Change Management
8 26 (5.56%) Problem Management
9 17 (3.63%) Project Management
10 15 (3.21%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (3.21%) Business Activity Monitoring
11 14 (2.99%) Risk Management
12 13 (2.78%) Mentoring
13 12 (2.56%) Analytics
13 12 (2.56%) Service Delivery
14 11 (2.35%) Information Security
15 9 (1.92%) Business Development
15 9 (1.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 99 (21.15%) SQL
2 30 (6.41%) Java
3 23 (4.91%) C#
4 22 (4.70%) RPG
5 13 (2.78%) ABAP
5 13 (2.78%) R
6 12 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 9 (1.92%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.71%) VB
9 7 (1.50%) C++
9 7 (1.50%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.28%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.28%) Perl
10 6 (1.28%) Python
11 5 (1.07%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.07%) OpenEdge ABL
11 5 (1.07%) Progress 4GL
12 4 (0.85%) Ruby
12 4 (0.85%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (12.39%) Degree
2 35 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (4.49%) MCSE
4 12 (2.56%) MCITP
5 11 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (2.14%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.50%) CCNA
9 6 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.07%) MCP
11 4 (0.85%) HND
11 4 (0.85%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.64%) ACCA
12 3 (0.64%) CCA
12 3 (0.64%) CCNP
12 3 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.64%) MCSA
12 3 (0.64%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.43%) SAP Certification
13 2 (0.43%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.26%) SLA
2 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 68 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (14.32%) Active Directory
3 29 (6.20%) XenApp
4 28 (5.98%) XenDesktop
5 23 (4.91%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.71%) vSphere
7 4 (0.85%) Docker
7 4 (0.85%) vCloud
8 3 (0.64%) XenServer
9 2 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.43%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.21%) KVM
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.21%) Squid
10 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (1.92%) SCOM
2 8 (1.71%) SCCM
3 7 (1.50%) Puppet
4 4 (0.85%) Ansible
4 4 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.85%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.43%) Control-M
6 2 (0.43%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.43%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
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%) MOM
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.21%) SafeCom
7 1 (0.21%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 131 (27.99%) Microsoft
2 109 (23.29%) VMware
3 58 (12.39%) Oracle
4 48 (10.26%) Citrix
5 46 (9.83%) SAP
6 30 (6.41%) BMC
7 24 (5.13%) Remedy
8 23 (4.91%) IBM
9 17 (3.63%) Cisco
10 13 (2.78%) Sage
11 12 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (1.92%) HP
12 9 (1.92%) Sun
13 8 (1.71%) Dell
13 8 (1.71%) Facebook
13 8 (1.71%) Twitter
14 7 (1.50%) EMC
14 7 (1.50%) Progress
15 6 (1.28%) Apple
15 6 (1.28%) Sybase
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Yoh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Certification + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £20k - 24k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
UK Wide, Home Based
REPL Group
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, Health Care + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
North London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Heath Care +
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £31000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Certification + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridgeshire
MillsHill
Salary: £45,000 + £450 car allowance + bens
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Colchester
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago