The first table below looks at the demand 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 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 565 593 517
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -76
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 380 298 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.28% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 293 248 373
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114510 106080 119254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.67% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 92745 88267 102242
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 15 April 2014 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 15 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +15 334 £36,000 -10.00% 36
South East +23 103 £40,000 - 5
London +12 99 £38,500 -6.66% 9
North West +3 45 £31,000 +0.81% 10
Berkshire +23 39 £47,500 +3.26% 4
Manchester -5 36 £33,000 +10.00% 8
Yorkshire -11 33 £35,000 +45.83% 3
City of London +7 28 £29,500 -28.48% 5
West Yorkshire -10 28 £35,000 +45.83% 3
Leeds -10 27 £35,000 +45.83% 2
Reading +11 26 £50,000 +8.69%
Scotland +4 24 £46,500 +24.00% 1
Surrey +14 23 £39,500 -1.25% 1
Glasgow +7 22 £46,500 +24.00% 1
East of England -32 20 £37,500 +1.35% 3
Hampshire -10 16 £35,000 -12.50%
South West -10 13 £40,000 +12.67% 3
Oxfordshire -4 12 £28,500 -28.75%
Hertfordshire +13 11 £45,000 +40.62% 1
Oxford +6 10 £28,500 -24.00%
North East +1 10 £47,500 +143.58% 3
East Midlands - 9 £47,500 -
Tyne and Wear +3 8 £47,500 +143.58% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £47,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire -3 7 £40,000 +73.91%
Weybridge - 6 £45,000 -
Somerset - 6 £40,000 - 2
Cheshire +9 5 £25,500 +41.66% 1
Milton Keynes +8 5 £40,000 +23.07%
West Midlands +2 5 £29,000 +5.45% 1

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, 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.

1 307 (38.66%) Windows
2 289 (36.40%) SQL
3 281 (35.39%) Microsoft
4 225 (28.34%) Finance
5 209 (26.32%) Oracle
6 193 (24.31%) SQL Server
7 168 (21.16%) MS Excel
8 142 (17.88%) VMware
9 134 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 133 (16.75%) SAP
11 128 (16.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 122 (15.37%) Firewall
13 111 (13.98%) Active Directory
14 106 (13.35%) Citrix
15 105 (13.22%) IIS
15 105 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
16 100 (12.59%) Degree
17 92 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
17 92 (11.59%) ERP
18 84 (10.58%) MS Office
18 84 (10.58%) XML
19 79 (9.95%) TCP/IP
20 78 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
21 77 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 73 (9.19%) .NET
23 72 (9.07%) Windows XP
24 68 (8.56%) MS Exchange
24 68 (8.56%) Java
24 68 (8.56%) Linux
24 68 (8.56%) Internet

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, 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
1 105 (13.22%) IIS
2 68 (8.56%) MS Exchange
3 56 (7.05%) SharePoint
4 40 (5.04%) Tomcat
5 32 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (3.15%) Oracle Workflow
6 25 (3.15%) WebSphere
7 14 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 13 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (1.39%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.39%) NetWeaver
10 10 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (1.13%) Apache
12 7 (0.88%) Lync
12 7 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (0.38%) ArcSDE
13 3 (0.38%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.38%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 168 (21.16%) MS Excel
2 84 (10.58%) MS Office
3 9 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.25%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 67 (8.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 54 (6.80%) Oracle EBS
3 32 (4.03%) SAP FI
3 32 (4.03%) SAP FI/CO
3 32 (4.03%) SAP CO
4 31 (3.90%) Oracle Applications
5 25 (3.15%) Oracle 11i
5 25 (3.15%) Oracle HRMS
5 25 (3.15%) SAP Business One
6 22 (2.77%) SAP MM
6 22 (2.77%) Oracle Payroll
6 22 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
7 20 (2.52%) Oracle Financials
7 20 (2.52%) Dynamics AX
7 20 (2.52%) Oracle Receivables
8 18 (2.27%) Oracle Cash Management
9 16 (2.02%) Oracle General Ledger
9 16 (2.02%) SAP BPC
9 16 (2.02%) Oracle Payables
10 14 (1.76%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.39%) SaaS
2 4 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 122 (15.37%) Firewall
2 79 (9.95%) TCP/IP
3 68 (8.56%) Internet
4 55 (6.93%) DNS
5 49 (6.17%) SAN
6 36 (4.53%) WAN
7 35 (4.41%) DHCP
8 33 (4.16%) LAN
9 24 (3.02%) VPN
10 15 (1.89%) VoIP
11 10 (1.26%) Wireless
11 10 (1.26%) NetScaler
11 10 (1.26%) NAS
12 8 (1.01%) MPLS
12 8 (1.01%) HTTP
12 8 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (0.88%) Network Security
13 7 (0.88%) IPsec
14 4 (0.50%) BGP
14 4 (0.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (24.31%) SQL Server
2 77 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 59 (7.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 53 (6.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 41 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (4.66%) Relational Database
7 33 (4.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 32 (4.03%) Oracle Database
9 27 (3.40%) Oracle Reports
10 25 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (3.02%) DB2
11 24 (3.02%) SAP BW
12 22 (2.77%) BusinessObjects
12 22 (2.77%) MS Access
13 16 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (1.39%) Essbase
16 10 (1.26%) OLAP
17 9 (1.13%) MySQL
18 8 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (1.51%) Eclipse
3 11 (1.39%) JUnit
4 10 (1.26%) InstallShield
4 10 (1.26%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 10 (1.26%) Rational Application Developer
5 5 (0.63%) Subversion
5 5 (0.63%) Toad
6 3 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.13%) Mockito
7 1 (0.13%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.13%) MorphX
7 1 (0.13%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.13%) Ant
General
1 225 (28.34%) Finance
2 66 (8.31%) Manufacturing
3 56 (7.05%) Retail
4 22 (2.77%) Publishing
5 20 (2.52%) Marketing
6 18 (2.27%) Advertising
7 16 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.89%) Banking
9 11 (1.39%) Legal
10 9 (1.13%) Law
11 7 (0.88%) Games
11 7 (0.88%) Back Office
12 5 (0.63%) French Language
12 5 (0.63%) German Language
12 5 (0.63%) Japanese Language
12 5 (0.63%) Russian Language
12 5 (0.63%) Billing
13 3 (0.38%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (10.58%) XML
2 73 (9.19%) .NET
3 51 (6.42%) Web Services
4 43 (5.42%) SOAP
5 39 (4.91%) WSDL
6 37 (4.66%) HTML
7 31 (3.90%) ASP.NET
8 24 (3.02%) CSS
9 19 (2.39%) J2EE
10 13 (1.64%) Struts
10 13 (1.64%) JDBC
11 12 (1.51%) SAP Smart Forms
12 11 (1.39%) JSP
13 10 (1.26%) XHTML
13 10 (1.26%) JSTL
14 9 (1.13%) jQuery
15 7 (0.88%) JMS
15 7 (0.88%) XSLT
16 6 (0.76%) Middleware
16 6 (0.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 34 (4.28%) Computer Science
2 20 (2.52%) Management Information System
3 15 (1.89%) Fat Client
3 15 (1.89%) Thin Client
4 14 (1.76%) Clustering
5 13 (1.64%) Replication
6 12 (1.51%) Hedge funds
7 11 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.26%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.88%) Mathematics
9 7 (0.88%) FMCG
9 7 (0.88%) Blackberry
10 6 (0.76%) EFT
10 6 (0.76%) NHS
11 5 (0.63%) iSeries
12 4 (0.50%) GIS
13 3 (0.38%) Kindle
13 3 (0.38%) Cryptography
14 2 (0.25%) EMV
14 2 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 307 (38.66%) Windows
2 134 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 128 (16.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 72 (9.07%) Windows XP
5 68 (8.56%) Linux
6 62 (7.81%) UNIX
7 45 (5.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (5.16%) Windows Vista
9 39 (4.91%) Windows 7
10 29 (3.65%) Windows 8
11 20 (2.52%) Solaris
12 17 (2.14%) Windows 2000 Server
13 11 (1.39%) AIX
14 10 (1.26%) CentOS
15 6 (0.76%) Android
16 5 (0.63%) OS/400
17 4 (0.50%) HPUX
17 4 (0.50%) SUSE
18 3 (0.38%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (11.59%) ERP
2 78 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (6.42%) ITIL
4 44 (5.54%) Service Delivery
5 42 (5.29%) Project Management
6 40 (5.04%) Change Management
7 36 (4.53%) Incident Management
8 35 (4.41%) CRM
9 32 (4.03%) ETL
9 32 (4.03%) ITSM
10 31 (3.90%) Workflow
11 30 (3.78%) Service Management
12 24 (3.02%) Analytics
13 22 (2.77%) Logistics
13 22 (2.77%) System Testing
14 21 (2.64%) Problem Management
14 21 (2.64%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (2.39%) Data Security
16 18 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (2.27%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 289 (36.40%) SQL
2 68 (8.56%) Java
3 50 (6.30%) PL/SQL
4 33 (4.16%) C#
5 31 (3.90%) JavaScript
6 21 (2.64%) T-SQL
7 20 (2.52%) ABAP
8 15 (1.89%) Perl
9 13 (1.64%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.39%) PHP
11 10 (1.26%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.01%) VBScript
13 4 (0.50%) VB
13 4 (0.50%) C
13 4 (0.50%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.38%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 3 (0.38%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.25%) C++
15 2 (0.25%) Python
15 2 (0.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 100 (12.59%) Degree
2 92 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 65 (8.19%) MCSE
4 64 (8.06%) MCITP
5 35 (4.41%) Security Cleared
6 34 (4.28%) CCA
7 33 (4.16%) Citrix Certification
8 28 (3.53%) SC Cleared
9 27 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 14 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (1.51%) MCP
12 11 (1.39%) MCSA
13 8 (1.01%) CCNA
13 8 (1.01%) MCDBA
13 8 (1.01%) MCSD
14 7 (0.88%) MCTS
15 6 (0.76%) Sun Certification
16 5 (0.63%) CCIP
17 4 (0.50%) CIMA
17 4 (0.50%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.14%) SLA
2 10 (1.26%) ISO 9001
2 10 (1.26%) QA
3 4 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 111 (13.98%) Active Directory
2 105 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (5.54%) Hyper-V
4 29 (3.65%) XenApp
5 16 (2.02%) VMware ESX
6 15 (1.89%) Terminal Server
7 9 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 9 (1.13%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.63%) XenServer
9 4 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.50%) vSphere
10 3 (0.38%) Xen
10 3 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.25%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (3.40%) Backup Exec
2 10 (1.26%) NetBackup
3 6 (0.76%) SCCM
4 5 (0.63%) Nagios
5 4 (0.50%) ARCserve
5 4 (0.50%) SCOM
5 4 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.25%) WSUS
6 2 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.13%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Storage Server
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.13%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 281 (35.39%) Microsoft
2 209 (26.32%) Oracle
3 142 (17.88%) VMware
4 133 (16.75%) SAP
5 106 (13.35%) Citrix
6 48 (6.05%) Cisco
7 32 (4.03%) Business Objects
8 26 (3.27%) Sun
8 26 (3.27%) CheckPoint
9 25 (3.15%) Symantec
9 25 (3.15%) IBM
10 24 (3.02%) F5
10 24 (3.02%) NetApp
11 21 (2.64%) Infor
12 18 (2.27%) Remedy
13 17 (2.14%) Sourcefire
13 17 (2.14%) Websense
13 17 (2.14%) Nokia
14 16 (2.02%) Hitachi
15 15 (1.89%) Sage
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training+ progression
Posted: 8 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits + training + progression
Posted: 8 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Software Personnel International Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
IT People First
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum Neg + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
North West England
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £18 - £22 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrow, Middlesex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The 100 Company
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £30.0000 - £40.0000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
set2recruit
Salary: From £23,500 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Home working
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £25000.0000 - £32000.0000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £20000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £35,000 + bens
Posted: 4 days ago