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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 663 586 575
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 241 366 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.33% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 197 312 296
Average salary £37,500 £39,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.45% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,150 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,650
UK excluding London average 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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -63 222 £37,500 - 41
South East -47 79 £38,000 +14.28% 12
London -31 57 £40,000 -5.88% 10
North West -2 25 £30,000 -11.11% 4
Oxfordshire +11 20 £27,500 -19.11% 7
Surrey +10 19 £42,600 +31.07% 1
Manchester +5 19 £30,000 -17.24% 4
Buckinghamshire -7 17 £60,000 +106.89%
Milton Keynes -10 16 £60,000 +105.12%
East of England -5 14 £37,550 +22.11% 3
Oxford -5 13 £27,500 -21.42% 1
West Midlands -10 13 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Yorkshire +17 12 £32,000 -28.88% 3
South West -21 12 £37,500 +15.38% 4
North Yorkshire - 11 £32,000 - 2
Berkshire 0 10 £42,500 +21.42%
Harrogate - 10 £32,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -16 9 £35,000 +2.18% 1
Reading +4 8 £42,500 -
Watford -6 7 £52,500 +10.52%
City of London +4 6 £27,500 -27.63% 5
Cambridgeshire +26 5 £38,775 +38.48% 2
Brighton +22 5 £32,500 +3.17%
Cambridge +20 5 £38,775 +18.94% 2
East Sussex +15 5 £32,500 +1.56%
Scotland -8 5 £47,500 +3.82% 1
Banbury -10 5 £23,000 -26.98%
Hampshire -10 5 £23,500 -44.70% 1
Guildford - 5 £24,500 -
North East -5 4 £28,750 -20.13% 1

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 195 (36.25%) SQL
2 181 (33.64%) Microsoft
3 173 (32.16%) Windows
4 141 (26.21%) Finance
5 137 (25.46%) SQL Server
6 133 (24.72%) SAP
7 94 (17.47%) VMware
8 93 (17.29%) Oracle
9 81 (15.06%) MS Excel
10 79 (14.68%) Linux
11 77 (14.31%) Active Directory
12 71 (13.20%) Degree
13 66 (12.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 66 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
14 60 (11.15%) ITIL
15 57 (10.59%) Tomcat
16 56 (10.41%) Citrix
17 52 (9.67%) ERP
18 51 (9.48%) .NET
19 48 (8.92%) UNIX
19 48 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
20 47 (8.74%) Windows Server 2008
21 42 (7.81%) IIS
22 41 (7.62%) Java
23 37 (6.88%) Line Management
23 37 (6.88%) MS Office
23 37 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
24 36 (6.69%) Service Management
25 35 (6.51%) SAN
26 34 (6.32%) SLA

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 57 (10.59%) Tomcat
2 42 (7.81%) IIS
3 34 (6.32%) Apache
4 21 (3.90%) WebSphere
5 18 (3.35%) SharePoint
6 16 (2.97%) MS Exchange
7 15 (2.79%) WebSphere Application Server
8 14 (2.60%) IBM HTTP Server
9 13 (2.42%) Apache ServiceMix
10 12 (2.23%) GlassFish
11 10 (1.86%) SAP Portal
12 6 (1.12%) JBoss
13 5 (0.93%) Zope
13 5 (0.93%) Plone
13 5 (0.93%) NetWeaver
14 4 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
15 3 (0.56%) Lync
15 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 81 (15.06%) MS Excel
2 37 (6.88%) MS Office
3 5 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.37%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (5.95%) SAP Business One
2 27 (5.02%) SAP HCM
3 22 (4.09%) SAP FI
3 22 (4.09%) SAP FI/CO
3 22 (4.09%) SAP CO
4 19 (3.53%) SAP Payroll
4 19 (3.53%) SAP HR
5 18 (3.35%) SAP HR-PA
5 18 (3.35%) SAP HR-PD
6 17 (3.16%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
8 12 (2.23%) Oracle EBS R12
9 11 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
10 10 (1.86%) Dynamics NAV
11 9 (1.67%) Sage 200
12 8 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
12 8 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
13 7 (1.30%) SAP SD
14 6 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
14 6 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.35%) SaaS
2 10 (1.86%) Office 365
3 9 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.37%) Force.com
4 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.19%) IaaS
5 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.51%) SAN
2 31 (5.76%) DNS
3 24 (4.46%) Firewall
4 19 (3.53%) DHCP
5 18 (3.35%) TCP/IP
6 14 (2.60%) NAS
6 14 (2.60%) HTTP
7 13 (2.42%) Internet
8 7 (1.30%) LDAP
9 5 (0.93%) WebEx
10 4 (0.74%) Extranet
10 4 (0.74%) VoIP
10 4 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.56%) WAN
11 3 (0.56%) FTP
12 2 (0.37%) ADSL
12 2 (0.37%) ISDN
12 2 (0.37%) LAN
12 2 (0.37%) PSTN
12 2 (0.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (25.46%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (4.46%) Relational Database
4 23 (4.28%) MySQL
5 22 (4.09%) DTS
6 20 (3.72%) BusinessObjects
7 19 (3.53%) DB2
8 15 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (2.60%) SAP BW
9 14 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (2.23%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 12 (2.23%) Cognos Report Studio
11 12 (2.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 9 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (1.49%) Oracle Database
14 7 (1.30%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.12%) SAP BI
15 6 (1.12%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 14 (2.60%) Subversion
2 13 (2.42%) Rational Application Developer
2 13 (2.42%) JUnit
2 13 (2.42%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 13 (2.42%) Eclipse
3 8 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.37%) LSMW
4 2 (0.37%) eCATT
4 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.19%) PROIV
5 1 (0.19%) JIRA
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.19%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.19%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
General
1 141 (26.21%) Finance
2 26 (4.83%) Law
3 23 (4.28%) German Language
4 21 (3.90%) Retail
5 20 (3.72%) French Language
6 18 (3.35%) Dutch Language
6 18 (3.35%) Italian Language
7 14 (2.60%) General Ledger
8 13 (2.42%) Manufacturing
9 12 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (2.04%) Legal
11 10 (1.86%) Banking
11 10 (1.86%) Advertising
12 9 (1.67%) Telecoms
13 8 (1.49%) Local Government
14 6 (1.12%) Marketing
15 5 (0.93%) Back Office
16 4 (0.74%) Automotive
16 4 (0.74%) Publishing
16 4 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (9.48%) .NET
2 30 (5.58%) HTML
3 27 (5.02%) Web Services
4 25 (4.65%) CSS
5 20 (3.72%) XML
6 16 (2.97%) Spring
6 16 (2.97%) SAP PI
7 15 (2.79%) XHTML
8 14 (2.60%) JMS
9 13 (2.42%) Struts
9 13 (2.42%) JDBC
9 13 (2.42%) JSP
9 13 (2.42%) JSTL
9 13 (2.42%) Spring MVC
9 13 (2.42%) REST
10 9 (1.67%) Middleware
10 9 (1.67%) SAP Smart Forms
10 9 (1.67%) BAPI
11 8 (1.49%) ASP.NET
12 7 (1.30%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.32%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.42%) Data Centre
4 12 (2.23%) Clustering
5 10 (1.86%) Blackberry
6 8 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.30%) Thin Client
7 7 (1.30%) Fat Client
7 7 (1.30%) iSeries
8 4 (0.74%) Hedge funds
8 4 (0.74%) EPoS
8 4 (0.74%) AS400
8 4 (0.74%) Replication
9 3 (0.56%) EFT
9 3 (0.56%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.56%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.56%) BYOD
9 3 (0.56%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.56%) CMDB
10 2 (0.37%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 173 (32.16%) Windows
2 79 (14.68%) Linux
3 48 (8.92%) UNIX
4 47 (8.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (5.39%) Windows 7
6 24 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (4.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (3.72%) Solaris
9 19 (3.53%) Windows 8
10 18 (3.35%) AIX
11 12 (2.23%) Windows 2000 Server
12 10 (1.86%) Mac OS X
13 8 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (1.49%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.30%) Windows Vista
14 7 (1.30%) Debian
15 5 (0.93%) SUSE
15 5 (0.93%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.74%) CentOS
16 4 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (11.15%) ITIL
2 52 (9.67%) ERP
3 37 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (6.88%) Line Management
4 36 (6.69%) Service Management
5 32 (5.95%) Change Management
6 31 (5.76%) Workflow
7 30 (5.58%) Time Management
8 26 (4.83%) Project Management
9 23 (4.28%) Service Delivery
9 23 (4.28%) ETL
10 18 (3.35%) ITSM
11 16 (2.97%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (2.97%) Problem Management
12 15 (2.79%) CRM
12 15 (2.79%) OO
12 15 (2.79%) Mentoring
13 14 (2.60%) Mobile Device Management
13 14 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 195 (36.25%) SQL
2 41 (7.62%) Java
3 34 (6.32%) ABAP
4 29 (5.39%) C#
5 25 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 24 (4.46%) Perl
6 24 (4.46%) VBScript
7 17 (3.16%) T-SQL
7 17 (3.16%) Bash Shell
8 10 (1.86%) PowerShell
8 10 (1.86%) PL/SQL
9 9 (1.67%) SAPscript
10 7 (1.30%) VBA
10 7 (1.30%) Python
10 7 (1.30%) PHP
11 5 (0.93%) C
11 5 (0.93%) VB
12 4 (0.74%) C++
13 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 71 (13.20%) Degree
2 48 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (6.32%) MCITP
4 32 (5.95%) MCSE
5 17 (3.16%) CIMA
6 16 (2.97%) ACCA
6 16 (2.97%) Security Cleared
7 13 (2.42%) SC Cleared
7 13 (2.42%) MCP
7 13 (2.42%) Sun Certification
8 8 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (1.30%) CCA
9 7 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (0.74%) A+ Certification
10 4 (0.74%) NVQ Level 3
10 4 (0.74%) LPIC
11 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.37%) MCTS
13 1 (0.19%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.32%) SLA
2 9 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.67%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.93%) QA
4 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 77 (14.31%) Active Directory
2 66 (12.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.39%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.12%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.56%) XenApp
5 3 (0.56%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.12%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (0.74%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.56%) SCCM
4 3 (0.56%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.37%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.19%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.19%) Control-M
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 181 (33.64%) Microsoft
2 133 (24.72%) SAP
3 94 (17.47%) VMware
4 93 (17.29%) Oracle
5 56 (10.41%) Citrix
6 31 (5.76%) IBM
7 28 (5.20%) Sun
8 23 (4.28%) Cognos
9 21 (3.90%) HP
10 18 (3.35%) Infor
11 17 (3.16%) Remedy
12 14 (2.60%) Adobe
13 13 (2.42%) Cisco
13 13 (2.42%) Sage
14 11 (2.04%) Red Hat
15 9 (1.67%) Apple
16 8 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
17 6 (1.12%) Dell
17 6 (1.12%) BMC
17 6 (1.12%) Symantec
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