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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 601 553 605
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 291 366 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.37% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 251 290 246
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,200 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -65 269 £40,000 +6.66% 43
South East -31 84 £40,000 -4.76% 11
London -5 76 £40,000 - 17
Berkshire -3 31 £35,000 -28.20% 2
City of London -1 29 £37,500 +27.11% 6
West Midlands -1 28 £45,000 +38.46% 1
East of England +9 27 £35,000 -6.66% 2
North West -21 27 £35,000 +6.06% 6
Surrey -12 19 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Hampshire -18 17 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Manchester -13 16 £35,000 +11.11% 4
Scotland +6 15 £43,000 +1.17% 3
Hertfordshire -5 13 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Birmingham -14 13 £55,000 +69.23%
South West -23 13 £25,000 -26.47% 1
Southampton -20 11 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 9 £40,000 -19.59% 1
Milton Keynes +8 9 £40,000 -4.76% 1
Reading -17 9 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +8 7 £37,200 -0.80%
Glasgow +7 7 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Cambridge +5 7 £37,200 -0.80%
Bracknell - 7 £50,000 -
Reigate - 7 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire -3 6 £44,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 6 £25,000 -
Yorkshire -31 5 £25,000 +35.13% 2
North Yorkshire +12 4 £25,000 -
East Midlands +4 4 £43,000 -9.47% 4
Bristol -12 4 £25,000 -9.09%

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 227 (36.67%) Windows
2 200 (32.31%) Microsoft
3 190 (30.69%) Finance
4 164 (26.49%) MS Excel
5 161 (26.01%) SQL
6 145 (23.42%) SQL Server
7 113 (18.26%) .NET
8 103 (16.64%) SAP
9 100 (16.16%) VMware
10 96 (15.51%) Degree
11 88 (14.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 86 (13.89%) Citrix
13 81 (13.09%) Active Directory
14 80 (12.92%) IIS
15 73 (11.79%) CRM
16 72 (11.63%) Oracle
17 66 (10.66%) Microsoft Certification
18 62 (10.02%) Firewall
18 62 (10.02%) C#
19 58 (9.37%) VMware Infrastructure
20 51 (8.24%) MCSE
21 49 (7.92%) SAN
22 46 (7.43%) ASP.NET
22 46 (7.43%) ITIL
22 46 (7.43%) HTML
22 46 (7.43%) Windows 7
23 44 (7.11%) Windows Server 2012
24 42 (6.79%) Linux
25 41 (6.62%) TCP/IP
25 41 (6.62%) Analytical Skills

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 80 (12.92%) IIS
2 40 (6.46%) MS Exchange
3 33 (5.33%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 15 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (1.94%) NetWeaver
7 10 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.45%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.13%) Lync
10 6 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (0.97%) Apache
10 6 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.97%) JBoss
11 5 (0.81%) CMS
11 5 (0.81%) Documentum
11 5 (0.81%) Oracle 10gAS
11 5 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (0.81%) SAP Portal
12 4 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 164 (26.49%) MS Excel
2 39 (6.30%) MS Office
3 13 (2.10%) AutoCAD
4 11 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.97%) Acrobat
5 6 (0.97%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.97%) InDesign
6 4 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 37 (5.98%) SAP FI
1 37 (5.98%) SAP FI/CO
1 37 (5.98%) SAP CO
2 30 (4.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (3.88%) SAP Business One
4 18 (2.91%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (2.58%) SAP HR
6 13 (2.10%) SAP SD
6 13 (2.10%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (1.94%) Sage 200
8 10 (1.62%) SAP CRM
9 8 (1.29%) Dynamics GP
10 7 (1.13%) SAP MM
11 6 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
11 6 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.97%) SAP LE
11 6 (0.97%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (0.97%) GoldMine
11 6 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.91%) SaaS
2 4 (0.65%) Office 365
3 3 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.16%) Force.com
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (10.02%) Firewall
2 49 (7.92%) SAN
3 41 (6.62%) TCP/IP
4 32 (5.17%) DHCP
5 19 (3.07%) DNS
6 18 (2.91%) Internet
7 17 (2.75%) VPN
8 16 (2.58%) WAN
8 16 (2.58%) Wireless
9 15 (2.42%) Structured Cabling
9 15 (2.42%) Ethernet
10 11 (1.78%) PBX
10 11 (1.78%) iSCSI
11 10 (1.62%) LAN
12 9 (1.45%) VoIP
13 8 (1.29%) NAS
14 7 (1.13%) Network Security
14 7 (1.13%) GPRS
14 7 (1.13%) Intranet
15 5 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (23.42%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.72%) Relational Database
3 21 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (3.23%) MySQL
4 20 (3.23%) SAP BW
5 19 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.78%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.45%) SAP BI
10 9 (1.45%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.29%) MS Access
12 7 (1.13%) DB2
12 7 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.97%) DTS
13 6 (0.97%) Oracle Discoverer
14 5 (0.81%) OLAP
14 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (0.97%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (0.81%) JDeveloper
3 5 (0.81%) TestDirector
3 5 (0.81%) PVCS
3 5 (0.81%) Toad
4 3 (0.48%) JIRA
4 3 (0.48%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.48%) Ant
5 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.32%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.16%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.16%) Maven
General
1 190 (30.69%) Finance
2 28 (4.52%) Manufacturing
3 24 (3.88%) Law
4 20 (3.23%) Marketing
5 19 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.07%) Advertising
6 18 (2.91%) Banking
7 17 (2.75%) General Ledger
8 11 (1.78%) Spanish Language
9 10 (1.62%) Dutch Language
9 10 (1.62%) German Language
9 10 (1.62%) Italian Language
9 10 (1.62%) Legal
9 10 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.62%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.62%) Back Office
10 9 (1.45%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.97%) Local Government
11 6 (0.97%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.65%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (18.26%) .NET
2 46 (7.43%) ASP.NET
2 46 (7.43%) HTML
3 28 (4.52%) CSS
4 25 (4.04%) XML
5 14 (2.26%) Web Services
5 14 (2.26%) .NET Framework
6 11 (1.78%) jQuery
7 10 (1.62%) SAP Basis
8 8 (1.29%) Middleware
8 8 (1.29%) WCF
8 8 (1.29%) EDI
8 8 (1.29%) SOAP
9 7 (1.13%) XSLT
9 7 (1.13%) SAP PI
9 7 (1.13%) HTML5
9 7 (1.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (0.97%) XHTML
11 5 (0.81%) WAP
11 5 (0.81%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.72%) Thin Client
2 23 (3.72%) Fat Client
3 20 (3.23%) Hedge funds
4 16 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.45%) CCTV
5 9 (1.45%) Blackberry
6 8 (1.29%) Clustering
6 8 (1.29%) Data Extraction
7 7 (1.13%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.13%) Algorithms
8 6 (0.97%) Client/Server
8 6 (0.97%) Graphic Design
8 6 (0.97%) NHS
9 5 (0.81%) Streaming Video
10 4 (0.65%) Equities
10 4 (0.65%) Symmetrix
10 4 (0.65%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 227 (36.67%) Windows
2 88 (14.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (7.43%) Windows 7
4 44 (7.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (6.79%) Linux
6 36 (5.82%) Windows 8
7 33 (5.33%) UNIX
7 33 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (3.72%) Windows Vista
9 12 (1.94%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (0.97%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.48%) zOS
12 3 (0.48%) Solaris
13 2 (0.32%) AIX
13 2 (0.32%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.32%) Android
13 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (11.79%) CRM
2 46 (7.43%) ITIL
3 38 (6.14%) Service Delivery
3 38 (6.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 37 (5.98%) Analytics
5 35 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (5.33%) Service Management
7 28 (4.52%) Project Management
8 25 (4.04%) ERP
8 25 (4.04%) Time Management
9 24 (3.88%) CAD
10 21 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (2.75%) ETL
11 17 (2.75%) Migration
12 15 (2.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (2.26%) Web Development
14 13 (2.10%) Risk Management
14 13 (2.10%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (2.10%) Data Migration
14 13 (2.10%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 161 (26.01%) SQL
2 62 (10.02%) C#
3 39 (6.30%) Java
3 39 (6.30%) JavaScript
4 24 (3.88%) ABAP
5 17 (2.75%) T-SQL
5 17 (2.75%) VBScript
6 16 (2.58%) PowerShell
7 12 (1.94%) Perl
7 12 (1.94%) VBA
8 11 (1.78%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.78%) PHP
9 9 (1.45%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.29%) C
11 6 (0.97%) C++
12 5 (0.81%) VB
13 3 (0.48%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.48%) Jython
14 2 (0.32%) Python
14 2 (0.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 96 (15.51%) Degree
2 66 (10.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (8.24%) MCSE
4 37 (5.98%) Security Cleared
5 32 (5.17%) SC Cleared
6 30 (4.85%) MCITP
7 27 (4.36%) CCA
8 23 (3.72%) Citrix Certification
8 23 (3.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (1.62%) VCP4
9 10 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.29%) MCP
10 8 (1.29%) CCNP
11 7 (1.13%) CCNA
12 6 (0.97%) MCSA
12 6 (0.97%) MCTS
13 5 (0.81%) ACSA
13 5 (0.81%) AAT
13 5 (0.81%) ACMT
13 5 (0.81%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.65%) SLA
2 17 (2.75%) QA
3 5 (0.81%) HL7
System Software
1 81 (13.09%) Active Directory
2 58 (9.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (5.82%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.91%) vSphere
5 16 (2.58%) XenDesktop
6 11 (1.78%) XenApp
7 5 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.65%) NFS
8 4 (0.65%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.48%) XenServer
10 2 (0.32%) Xen
10 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.29%) SCCM
2 5 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.65%) SCOM
3 4 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.48%) OpenAM
4 3 (0.48%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.32%) WSUS
6 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.16%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.16%) Control-M
6 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.16%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 200 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 103 (16.64%) SAP
3 100 (16.16%) VMware
4 86 (13.89%) Citrix
5 72 (11.63%) Oracle
6 25 (4.04%) Apple
7 21 (3.39%) Sage
8 18 (2.91%) Cisco
8 18 (2.91%) HP
9 14 (2.26%) NetApp
10 13 (2.10%) Adobe
10 13 (2.10%) Sun
11 12 (1.94%) IBM
12 11 (1.78%) Cognos
12 11 (1.78%) TOWER Software
12 11 (1.78%) F5
13 9 (1.45%) Dell
13 9 (1.45%) Symantec
14 7 (1.13%) Pegasus
14 7 (1.13%) EMC
Tring, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM Education
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + (inc car allowance) + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent training, bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £40,000 + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago