The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Technical Support Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Consultant
Rank 877 875 914
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 42 93 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.084% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.087% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 35 78 58
Median salary £27,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £50,000 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-32.50% -

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
93892 106630 115839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79151 87900 94737
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Technical Support Consultant in the job title.

Technical Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Support Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Consultant within the UK.

Technical Support Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Support Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Consultant over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 within the UK.

Technical Support Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Support Consultant
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 39 £27,500 -31.25% 4
London +14 15 £38,750 +19.23%
South East +5 13 £27,500 -38.88% 2
Oxfordshire -26 8 £27,500 -7.56% 2
North West +28 7 £19,500 -35.00%
Oxford -21 7 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Manchester +1 6 £19,500 -35.00%
Yorkshire +30 4 £27,750 -30.62%
Rochdale - 4 £19,500 -
City of London +53 3 £27,500 -12.69%
Scotland - 3 £35,000 -
Surrey +14 2 £29,000 -42.00%
Kent - 2 £21,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £28,500 -
Maidstone - 2 £21,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £28,500 -
Weybridge - 2 £29,000 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
West Yorkshire +29 1 £27,000 -1.81%
Harrogate +20 1 £16,500 -58.75%
Leeds +14 1 £27,000 -1.81%
North Yorkshire +11 1 £16,500 -58.75%
Warrington - 1 £20,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £20,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - -

Technical Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, Technical Support Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Technical Support Consultant in the job title.

1 40 (43.01%) SQL
2 33 (35.48%) Windows
3 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
3 32 (34.41%) VMware
4 27 (29.03%) Finance
5 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
5 26 (27.96%) Degree
6 23 (24.73%) MS Excel
7 20 (21.51%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (19.35%) Linux
10 16 (17.20%) Oracle
11 15 (16.13%) Windows Server
12 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (15.05%) Active Directory
12 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (13.98%) LAN
13 13 (13.98%) WAN
14 12 (12.90%) MS Exchange
15 11 (11.83%) MS Office
15 11 (11.83%) Unix
15 11 (11.83%) Citrix
16 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (10.75%) Internet
16 10 (10.75%) Project Management
16 10 (10.75%) Java
16 10 (10.75%) IBM
17 9 (9.68%) SharePoint
17 9 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (9.68%) WCF

Technical Support Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (7.53%) JBoss
4 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.45%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.38%) IIS
6 4 (4.30%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (4.30%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.15%) NetWeaver
7 2 (2.15%) SAS
7 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.08%) Apache
8 1 (1.08%) CMS
8 1 (1.08%) GlassFish
Applications
1 23 (24.73%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.08%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) SaaS
2 6 (6.45%) Office 365
3 4 (4.30%) PaaS
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.98%) LAN
1 13 (13.98%) WAN
2 10 (10.75%) Internet
3 7 (7.53%) DNS
3 7 (7.53%) Firewall
4 5 (5.38%) FTP
4 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.38%) Wireless
5 4 (4.30%) ADSL
5 4 (4.30%) Broadband
5 4 (4.30%) VPN
6 3 (3.23%) DHCP
7 2 (2.15%) HTTP
7 2 (2.15%) SAN
8 1 (1.08%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.08%) IPv4
8 1 (1.08%) IPv6
8 1 (1.08%) SMTP
8 1 (1.08%) SSL
8 1 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.38%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.30%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.15%) DB2
6 2 (2.15%) MaxDB
6 2 (2.15%) MySQL
6 2 (2.15%) SAP HANA
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) JIRA
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.15%) Bugzilla
3 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.15%) Subversion
General
1 27 (29.03%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Banking
3 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.30%) Local Government
5 3 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.15%) Automotive
6 2 (2.15%) German Language
6 2 (2.15%) Legal
7 1 (1.08%) Advertising
7 1 (1.08%) French Language
7 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Marketing
7 1 (1.08%) Publishing
7 1 (1.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.68%) WCF
2 6 (6.45%) .NET
2 6 (6.45%) HTML
2 6 (6.45%) XML
3 5 (5.38%) Middleware
4 3 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (2.15%) jQuery
5 2 (2.15%) JSON
5 2 (2.15%) REST
5 2 (2.15%) SAP Basis
5 2 (2.15%) SOAP
6 1 (1.08%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.30%) Clustering
4 4 (4.30%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.23%) PKI
6 2 (2.15%) Life Science
6 2 (2.15%) Social Media
7 1 (1.08%) Contactless
7 1 (1.08%) EMV
7 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.08%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.08%) User Experience
7 1 (1.08%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 33 (35.48%) Windows
2 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (19.35%) Linux
4 15 (16.13%) Windows Server
5 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (11.83%) Unix
7 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (5.38%) Solaris
9 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.15%) AIX
10 2 (2.15%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.08%) Android
11 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.75%) Project Management
2 9 (9.68%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 5 (5.38%) CRM
3 5 (5.38%) ERP
3 5 (5.38%) ITIL
3 5 (5.38%) Presales
3 5 (5.38%) Software Deployment
4 4 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.30%) Analytics
5 3 (3.23%) Business Analytics
5 3 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.23%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.23%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.15%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.15%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.15%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.15%) Process Management
6 2 (2.15%) SAP Security
6 2 (2.15%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.01%) SQL
2 10 (10.75%) Java
3 4 (4.30%) C#
4 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.23%) Python
5 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.15%) Perl
5 2 (2.15%) VBScript
6 1 (1.08%) C++
6 1 (1.08%) PHP
6 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (27.96%) Degree
2 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.38%) MCSA
4 4 (4.30%) HND
4 4 (4.30%) MCSE
5 2 (2.15%) CCNA
5 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.15%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.08%) CCNP
6 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.08%) MCITP
6 1 (1.08%) MCP
6 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (21.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (15.05%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.53%) vSphere
4 6 (6.45%) vCloud
5 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.15%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.15%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.08%) Squid
7 1 (1.08%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.08%) Xen
7 1 (1.08%) XenApp
7 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) SCCM
1 4 (4.30%) SCOM
1 4 (4.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.08%) cPanel
2 1 (1.08%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.08%) QRadar
2 1 (1.08%) SafeCom
2 1 (1.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
1 32 (34.41%) VMware
2 16 (17.20%) Oracle
3 11 (11.83%) Citrix
4 10 (10.75%) IBM
5 6 (6.45%) Cisco
5 6 (6.45%) Sun
6 4 (4.30%) SAP
7 3 (3.23%) Novell
7 3 (3.23%) Sybase
8 2 (2.15%) Apple
8 2 (2.15%) Dell
8 2 (2.15%) HP
8 2 (2.15%) NetApp
8 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.08%) Draytek
9 1 (1.08%) NETGEAR
9 1 (1.08%) Sophos
9 1 (1.08%) Symantec
9 1 (1.08%) WatchGuard
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
AWD online
Salary: Negotiable (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 9 days ago