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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Consultant
Rank 675 619 560
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 269 332 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.32% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.33% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 202 286 328
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 -31 252 £37,500 -6.25% 36
South East +1 91 £40,000 - 13
London -24 54 £41,250 +1.85% 10
North West +50 50 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Manchester +40 34 £23,000 -34.28% 2
Berkshire +7 29 £42,500 +21.42% 1
East of England 0 27 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire +18 26 £42,500 - 3
Surrey +5 19 £40,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +10 18 £35,000 -
Southampton +14 16 £42,500 - 1
Cambridge +13 15 £35,000 -
Cheshire +33 14 £37,500 -19.35% 4
Oxfordshire +2 12 £28,750 +27.77% 3
Oxford 0 10 £27,500 +22.22% 2
City of London +40 9 £67,500 +68.75% 4
Yorkshire +14 8 £35,000 +40.00% 3
Reading -2 8 £35,500 -21.11%
South West -19 8 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Rochdale - 6 £20,000 -
Hertfordshire -10 5 £35,000 - 1
Kent - 5 £31,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £33,000 - 3
Watford - 5 £35,000 - 1
Leeds - 5 £33,000 - 2
South Wales +3 4 £37,000 +2.77%
Newport +2 4 £37,000 +2.77%
Wales -3 4 £37,000 +2.77%
Bristol -7 4 - -
Havant - 4 £35,500 -

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 206 (38.72%) Microsoft
2 187 (35.15%) Windows
3 145 (27.26%) Finance
4 135 (25.38%) SQL
5 118 (22.18%) VMware
5 118 (22.18%) SQL Server
6 114 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 112 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 95 (17.86%) Windows Server
9 88 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 87 (16.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 73 (13.72%) Citrix
11 73 (13.72%) VMware Infrastructure
12 70 (13.16%) Oracle
13 69 (12.97%) ITIL
14 65 (12.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 59 (11.09%) SAP
15 59 (11.09%) Degree
16 57 (10.71%) ERP
17 51 (9.59%) MCSE
18 50 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
18 50 (9.40%) Presales
19 49 (9.21%) Firewall
20 47 (8.83%) SLA
21 46 (8.65%) CRM
22 45 (8.46%) MS Exchange
22 45 (8.46%) Data Centre
23 42 (7.89%) .NET
24 41 (7.71%) MS Office
24 41 (7.71%) Business Intelligence

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 45 (8.46%) MS Exchange
2 26 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (4.51%) IIS
3 24 (4.51%) SharePoint
4 22 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (2.26%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.07%) Oracle Workflow
8 10 (1.88%) Apache
8 10 (1.88%) JBoss
9 9 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (1.69%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.50%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.32%) Skype for Business
12 6 (1.13%) CMS
12 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (1.13%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.56%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.38%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 114 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 41 (7.71%) MS Office
3 7 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (4.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 21 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (3.76%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (3.38%) Oracle Financials
5 17 (3.20%) Oracle 11i
5 17 (3.20%) SAP CO
5 17 (3.20%) SAP FI
5 17 (3.20%) SAP FI/CO
6 15 (2.82%) SAP SD
7 14 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
8 13 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
8 13 (2.44%) Oracle Payables
8 13 (2.44%) Oracle Receivables
9 12 (2.26%) Oracle Applications
9 12 (2.26%) Oracle Assets
10 10 (1.88%) Infor SunSystems
10 10 (1.88%) Oracle iProcurement
10 10 (1.88%) Remedy ITSM
10 10 (1.88%) SAP Business One
11 9 (1.69%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.20%) Office 365
2 18 (3.38%) SaaS
3 17 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.50%) PaaS
6 4 (0.75%) Dropbox
7 2 (0.38%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 49 (9.21%) Firewall
2 39 (7.33%) DNS
3 38 (7.14%) SAN
4 31 (5.83%) TCP/IP
5 20 (3.76%) Internet
6 19 (3.57%) VPN
7 17 (3.20%) DHCP
8 16 (3.01%) ADSL
8 16 (3.01%) LAN
8 16 (3.01%) WAN
9 15 (2.82%) NAS
10 12 (2.26%) FTP
11 11 (2.07%) ISDN
12 10 (1.88%) PSTN
13 7 (1.32%) VoIP
13 7 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (0.75%) FWSM
15 4 (0.75%) IPv4
15 4 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (22.18%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.76%) Crystal Reports
3 18 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (2.26%) MySQL
7 12 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (2.07%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 11 (2.07%) BusinessObjects XI
9 8 (1.50%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.13%) Big Data
11 6 (1.13%) HDInsight
11 6 (1.13%) Power BI
11 6 (1.13%) QlikView
11 6 (1.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (1.69%) Subversion
2 5 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.56%) JIRA
3 3 (0.56%) Maven
3 3 (0.56%) Toad
4 1 (0.19%) Lombardi
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 145 (27.26%) Finance
2 37 (6.95%) Retail
3 27 (5.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 23 (4.32%) Law
5 22 (4.14%) Banking
6 20 (3.76%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.26%) French Language
7 12 (2.26%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.88%) Advertising
8 10 (1.88%) Legal
9 9 (1.69%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.69%) Local Government
9 9 (1.69%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.50%) Billing
11 6 (1.13%) German Language
11 6 (1.13%) Publishing
12 4 (0.75%) Front Office
13 3 (0.56%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.56%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.56%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (7.89%) .NET
2 29 (5.45%) HTML
3 23 (4.32%) XML
4 12 (2.26%) WCF
5 10 (1.88%) ASP.NET
5 10 (1.88%) Middleware
6 8 (1.50%) .NET Framework
6 8 (1.50%) SAP Basis
7 7 (1.32%) XSLT
8 6 (1.13%) SAP Smart Forms
9 5 (0.94%) Entity Framework
10 4 (0.75%) ADO.NET
10 4 (0.75%) CSS
10 4 (0.75%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (0.56%) J2EE
11 3 (0.56%) SAP PI
11 3 (0.56%) SAP XI
11 3 (0.56%) Web Services
11 3 (0.56%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (8.46%) Data Centre
3 27 (5.08%) AS400
4 23 (4.32%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.01%) Clustering
6 13 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.26%) Fixed Income
8 11 (2.07%) Derivative
8 11 (2.07%) Driving Licence
8 11 (2.07%) Equities
9 10 (1.88%) Mathematics
9 10 (1.88%) Replication
10 8 (1.50%) iSeries
10 8 (1.50%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.13%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.13%) CMDB
12 5 (0.94%) EPoS
12 5 (0.94%) NHS
12 5 (0.94%) Physics
13 4 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 187 (35.15%) Windows
2 95 (17.86%) Windows Server
3 88 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (12.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (6.77%) Linux
7 31 (5.83%) Unix
8 29 (5.45%) Windows 7
9 18 (3.38%) Windows XP
10 14 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
11 13 (2.44%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.13%) Android
12 6 (1.13%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.13%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.75%) CentOS
14 4 (0.75%) Solaris
14 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.56%) OS/400
15 3 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (12.97%) ITIL
2 57 (10.71%) ERP
3 50 (9.40%) Presales
4 46 (8.65%) CRM
5 41 (7.71%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (6.20%) Workflow
7 28 (5.26%) Line Management
8 27 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
9 25 (4.70%) Migration
9 25 (4.70%) Project Management
10 21 (3.95%) ETL
11 20 (3.76%) Service Management
12 18 (3.38%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (3.20%) ITSM
14 16 (3.01%) Problem Management
14 16 (3.01%) Risk Management
14 16 (3.01%) Service Delivery
15 15 (2.82%) Coaching
16 14 (2.63%) Change Management
17 13 (2.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 135 (25.38%) SQL
2 38 (7.14%) C#
3 31 (5.83%) PowerShell
4 29 (5.45%) Java
5 27 (5.08%) RPG
6 23 (4.32%) Perl
7 17 (3.20%) ABAP
8 15 (2.82%) R
9 14 (2.63%) VB
10 13 (2.44%) VBA
11 7 (1.32%) C++
11 7 (1.32%) PHP
11 7 (1.32%) Ruby
12 6 (1.13%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.13%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.94%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.94%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.94%) Python
14 3 (0.56%) F#
14 3 (0.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 87 (16.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (11.09%) Degree
3 51 (9.59%) MCSE
4 40 (7.52%) MCITP
5 19 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (2.82%) CCNA
8 11 (2.07%) MCP
8 11 (2.07%) Security Cleared
9 8 (1.50%) MCTS
10 6 (1.13%) ACCA
10 6 (1.13%) CCNP
10 6 (1.13%) VCP5
11 5 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.75%) MCSA
12 4 (0.75%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.56%) CIMA
14 1 (0.19%) CISM
14 1 (0.19%) CISSP
14 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.83%) SLA
2 7 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.13%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.56%) QA
5 1 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 112 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 73 (13.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (4.70%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.38%) XenApp
5 13 (2.44%) XenDesktop
6 10 (1.88%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.75%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.56%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.56%) Docker
8 3 (0.56%) vSphere
9 1 (0.19%) KVM
9 1 (0.19%) Postfix
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (2.07%) Control-M
2 4 (0.75%) AirWatch
2 4 (0.75%) Puppet
2 4 (0.75%) SCOM
2 4 (0.75%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.56%) Ansible
3 3 (0.56%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.38%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.38%) DameWare
4 2 (0.38%) QRadar
4 2 (0.38%) SCCM
5 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.19%) cPanel
5 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.19%) Legato
5 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.19%) Simpana
5 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.19%) ThinApp
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 206 (38.72%) Microsoft
2 118 (22.18%) VMware
3 73 (13.72%) Citrix
4 70 (13.16%) Oracle
5 59 (11.09%) SAP
6 26 (4.89%) Cisco
7 24 (4.51%) IBM
8 18 (3.38%) CheckPoint
9 16 (3.01%) BMC
9 16 (3.01%) Remedy
10 15 (2.82%) Forcepoint
11 13 (2.44%) Sage
12 11 (2.07%) Infor
12 11 (2.07%) Informatica
13 10 (1.88%) F5
14 8 (1.50%) Sun
15 6 (1.13%) Juniper
15 6 (1.13%) Tableau
16 5 (0.94%) HP
16 5 (0.94%) Palo Alto
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £38k - 40k per year + 26 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Mirfield
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £63000 per annum + No Travel Requried, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, Sussex
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To c£45,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aspire Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £55000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 15% bonus/Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, United Kingdom
Health & Social Care Information Centre
Salary: £39,632 - £47,559
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension and Share Scheme, Annual Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
South East, South London, Surrey, Reigate,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to c£45,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
South East, South London, Surrey, Reigate,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to c£45,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
South East, South London, Surrey, Reigate,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to c£45,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
South East, South London, Surrey, Reigate,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to c£45,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Altrincham, Stockport,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to c£45,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Altrincham, Stockport,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to c£45,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Altrincham, Stockport,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to c£45,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £31000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + gain certifications, laptop & phone, bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Frontline Consultancy
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago