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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 610 622 568
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 298 322 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 254 269 287
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%

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
104684 113642 104161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.51% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86404 93317 86694
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
(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 +32 265 £37,500 - 54
South East +37 96 £42,500 +16.43% 16
London +2 57 £35,000 -17.64% 10
Surrey +34 31 £50,000 +53.84% 2
East of England +28 29 £35,000 +2.94% 7
Yorkshire +4 27 £40,000 - 8
Oxfordshire +24 23 £30,000 -8.39% 4
City of London +50 22 £35,000 +2.94% 6
West Midlands +9 20 £25,000 -44.44% 2
Oxford +18 19 £30,000 +5.26%
Hertfordshire +12 18 £35,000 +3.70% 1
North West -8 17 £42,500 +55.96% 7
Warwickshire - 17 £25,000 -
Buckinghamshire +11 15 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Milton Keynes -8 14 £60,000 +33.33%
Harrogate - 14 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 14 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire +13 12 £38,000 -15.55% 4
Watford +17 11 - -
Cambridgeshire - 10 £37,550 - 6
Southampton - 9 £25,000 -
Scotland +4 8 £45,000 -4.25% 1
Cambridge - 8 £40,000 - 6
Reading -3 7 £55,000 +29.41%
West Yorkshire -6 7 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Cheshire -8 7 £45,000 +76.47%
South West -12 7 £32,500 -1.51%
Manchester -17 7 £30,000 -7.69% 7
Berkshire -24 7 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Warwick - 7 £22,500 -

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 209 (34.72%) SQL
2 206 (34.22%) Windows
3 197 (32.72%) Microsoft
4 177 (29.40%) Finance
5 168 (27.91%) SQL Server
6 133 (22.09%) SAP
7 105 (17.44%) MS Excel
8 100 (16.61%) VMware
9 86 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 85 (14.12%) Oracle
11 79 (13.12%) Degree
12 78 (12.96%) Linux
13 76 (12.62%) Citrix
14 74 (12.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 72 (11.96%) .NET
16 67 (11.13%) IIS
16 67 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
17 60 (9.97%) ITIL
17 60 (9.97%) VMware Infrastructure
18 55 (9.14%) Microsoft Certification
19 53 (8.80%) Tomcat
20 50 (8.31%) Java
21 49 (8.14%) SAP Business One
22 48 (7.97%) UNIX
23 46 (7.64%) HTML
24 45 (7.48%) C#
25 43 (7.14%) MCSE
25 43 (7.14%) ERP
25 43 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
26 42 (6.98%) Hyper-V

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 67 (11.13%) IIS
2 53 (8.80%) Tomcat
3 32 (5.32%) SharePoint
4 25 (4.15%) Apache
5 20 (3.32%) WebSphere
6 19 (3.16%) MS Exchange
7 12 (1.99%) WebSphere Application Server
7 12 (1.99%) IBM HTTP Server
8 11 (1.83%) SAP Portal
8 11 (1.83%) Apache ServiceMix
9 10 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (1.66%) GlassFish
10 9 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.16%) JBoss
12 5 (0.83%) CMS
12 5 (0.83%) NetWeaver
12 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.66%) Lync
13 4 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.66%) Zope
Applications
1 105 (17.44%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.64%) MS Office
3 5 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.33%) MS Project
6 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 49 (8.14%) SAP Business One
2 23 (3.82%) SAP HCM
3 19 (3.16%) SAP FI
3 19 (3.16%) SAP FI/CO
3 19 (3.16%) SAP CO
4 15 (2.49%) SAP HR
4 15 (2.49%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
6 12 (1.99%) SAP Payroll
6 12 (1.99%) Oracle Receivables
7 11 (1.83%) SAP HR-PA
7 11 (1.83%) SAP HR-PD
7 11 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (1.33%) SAP SD
9 7 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (1.00%) SAP MM
10 6 (1.00%) Sage 200
11 5 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.82%) SaaS
2 10 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.50%) Office 365
4 4 (0.66%) Force.com
5 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.33%) PaaS
5 2 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.64%) Firewall
2 38 (6.31%) SAN
3 25 (4.15%) TCP/IP
4 21 (3.49%) DHCP
5 19 (3.16%) DNS
6 15 (2.49%) HTTP
7 12 (1.99%) Internet
8 11 (1.83%) VPN
8 11 (1.83%) LDAP
9 10 (1.66%) Wireless
10 7 (1.16%) NAS
10 7 (1.16%) WebEx
10 7 (1.16%) WAN
11 4 (0.66%) LAN
11 4 (0.66%) Extranet
11 4 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.66%) Network Security
12 3 (0.50%) VoIP
12 3 (0.50%) GPRS
13 2 (0.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (4.49%) DTS
3 27 (4.49%) Relational Database
4 26 (4.32%) MySQL
5 25 (4.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (2.99%) SAP BW
7 18 (2.99%) DB2
8 16 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (2.49%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 15 (2.49%) Cognos Report Studio
9 15 (2.49%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 11 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (1.33%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.00%) SAP HANA
12 6 (1.00%) SAP BI
13 5 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (1.99%) Subversion
2 11 (1.83%) JUnit
2 11 (1.83%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 11 (1.83%) Eclipse
2 11 (1.83%) Rational Application Developer
3 5 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.33%) eCATT
4 2 (0.33%) LSMW
5 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.17%) PROIV
5 1 (0.17%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.17%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.17%) JIRA
5 1 (0.17%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.17%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.17%) ClearQuest
General
1 177 (29.40%) Finance
2 21 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 20 (3.32%) German Language
4 19 (3.16%) Law
4 19 (3.16%) Legal
5 16 (2.66%) Italian Language
5 16 (2.66%) Marketing
5 16 (2.66%) Dutch Language
6 14 (2.33%) General Ledger
7 12 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.83%) French Language
9 9 (1.50%) Advertising
9 9 (1.50%) Banking
10 8 (1.33%) Spanish Language
10 8 (1.33%) Local Government
11 6 (1.00%) Publishing
12 5 (0.83%) Retail
12 5 (0.83%) Back Office
13 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.66%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (11.96%) .NET
2 46 (7.64%) HTML
3 36 (5.98%) CSS
4 28 (4.65%) XML
5 27 (4.49%) Web Services
6 18 (2.99%) ASP.NET
6 18 (2.99%) XHTML
7 16 (2.66%) Spring
8 14 (2.33%) SAP PI
9 12 (1.99%) JMS
10 11 (1.83%) SAP Smart Forms
10 11 (1.83%) Struts
10 11 (1.83%) JDBC
10 11 (1.83%) JSP
10 11 (1.83%) REST
10 11 (1.83%) JSTL
10 11 (1.83%) Spring MVC
11 9 (1.50%) BAPI
12 8 (1.33%) Middleware
13 7 (1.16%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.65%) Computer Science
3 15 (2.49%) Fat Client
3 15 (2.49%) Thin Client
4 12 (1.99%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.50%) Blackberry
5 9 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.33%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.16%) iSeries
7 7 (1.16%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.00%) Clustering
9 5 (0.83%) HP StoreVirtual
10 4 (0.66%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.50%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.50%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.50%) EFT
11 3 (0.50%) Life Science
11 3 (0.50%) CMDB
11 3 (0.50%) Streaming Video
11 3 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 206 (34.22%) Windows
2 78 (12.96%) Linux
3 74 (12.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (7.97%) UNIX
5 43 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (6.48%) Windows 7
7 35 (5.81%) Windows 8
8 22 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (2.49%) Windows Vista
9 15 (2.49%) AIX
9 15 (2.49%) Mac OS X
10 14 (2.33%) Solaris
11 7 (1.16%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (1.00%) Debian
12 6 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.00%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.83%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.83%) SUSE
14 3 (0.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (9.97%) ITIL
2 43 (7.14%) ERP
3 42 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (6.48%) Service Management
5 37 (6.15%) Time Management
6 32 (5.32%) CRM
7 31 (5.15%) Line Management
8 29 (4.82%) Service Delivery
9 25 (4.15%) Root Cause Analysis
10 24 (3.99%) Project Management
11 21 (3.49%) ETL
11 21 (3.49%) Change Management
12 19 (3.16%) Analytics
13 18 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (2.82%) Web Development
15 16 (2.66%) OO
16 15 (2.49%) Data Transformation
17 14 (2.33%) Workflow
17 14 (2.33%) ITSM
18 13 (2.16%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 209 (34.72%) SQL
2 50 (8.31%) Java
3 45 (7.48%) C#
4 38 (6.31%) JavaScript
4 38 (6.31%) ABAP
5 30 (4.98%) VBScript
6 28 (4.65%) T-SQL
7 25 (4.15%) Perl
8 15 (2.49%) PowerShell
8 15 (2.49%) Bash Shell
9 11 (1.83%) VBA
10 9 (1.50%) SAPscript
11 7 (1.16%) Python
11 7 (1.16%) VB
12 6 (1.00%) PHP
13 5 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.83%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.50%) C-shell
14 3 (0.50%) Korn
15 2 (0.33%) C
Qualifications
1 79 (13.12%) Degree
2 55 (9.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (7.14%) MCSE
4 30 (4.98%) MCITP
5 17 (2.82%) Security Cleared
6 16 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (2.49%) SC Cleared
7 15 (2.49%) CCA
7 15 (2.49%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (1.83%) MCP
8 11 (1.83%) Sun Certification
9 8 (1.33%) ACCA
9 8 (1.33%) CIMA
9 8 (1.33%) MCTS
10 6 (1.00%) ACMT
10 6 (1.00%) ACSP
10 6 (1.00%) ACSA
10 6 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.83%) MCSA
12 4 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.81%) SLA
2 9 (1.50%) QA
3 7 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.16%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.33%) HL7
System Software
1 86 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 60 (9.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.50%) vSphere
5 8 (1.33%) Terminal Server
6 6 (1.00%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.66%) XenApp
8 3 (0.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 3 (0.50%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.33%) SCCM
2 5 (0.83%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.66%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (0.66%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.50%) HP UCMDB
4 3 (0.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 197 (32.72%) Microsoft
2 133 (22.09%) SAP
3 100 (16.61%) VMware
4 85 (14.12%) Oracle
5 76 (12.62%) Citrix
6 30 (4.98%) Sun
7 28 (4.65%) Cognos
8 26 (4.32%) IBM
9 25 (4.15%) HP
10 19 (3.16%) Cisco
11 17 (2.82%) Infor
12 16 (2.66%) Apple
13 15 (2.49%) Business Objects
14 14 (2.33%) Adobe
15 10 (1.66%) Sage
15 10 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (1.50%) Remedy
16 9 (1.50%) F5
17 8 (1.33%) Red Hat
17 8 (1.33%) Symantec
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