The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Support Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Consultant
Rank 840 811 824
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 38 82 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.080% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.085% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 32 66 53
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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%

Technical Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Technical Support Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Support Consultant
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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 -49 36 £37,500 +7.14% 8
South East -21 18 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 7 £40,000 - 2
Surrey 0 7 £40,000 -2.43%
Milton Keynes +2 6 £40,000 - 2
North West - 6 £35,000 - 2
Manchester - 6 £35,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 - - 1
Cambridge - 5 - - 1
East of England - 5 - - 2
London -13 4 £40,000 +35.59% 2
Berkshire -15 4 £22,500 -34.30%
Newbury - 3 £22,500 -
Reigate - 3 £37,500 -
City of London -7 2 £30,000 +1.69% 1
South West -17 2 £21,000 -23.63%
Somerset - 2 £21,000 -
Clevedon - 2 £21,000 -
Reading -1 1 £55,000 +30.95%
West Midlands -12 1 £40,000 - 1
Warwick - 1 £40,000 - 1
Aylesbury - 1 £35,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £40,000 - 1

Technical Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Consultant in their job title.

1 54 (66.67%) Windows
2 43 (53.09%) SQL Server
3 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
4 33 (40.74%) IIS
5 26 (32.10%) MS Excel
6 23 (28.40%) SQL
7 21 (25.93%) Oracle
8 19 (23.46%) VMware
9 17 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (19.75%) Degree
10 16 (19.75%) HTML
10 16 (19.75%) MS Exchange
11 14 (17.28%) CRM
11 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
11 14 (17.28%) ITIL
12 13 (16.05%) MySQL
12 13 (16.05%) Finance
12 13 (16.05%) Citrix
13 11 (13.58%) Wireless
14 10 (12.35%) .NET
15 9 (11.11%) JavaScript
15 9 (11.11%) Firewall
15 9 (11.11%) Telecoms
15 9 (11.11%) Hyper-V
15 9 (11.11%) Windows 7
16 8 (9.88%) SaaS
16 8 (9.88%) MS Office
16 8 (9.88%) Linux
16 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification

Technical Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (40.74%) IIS
2 16 (19.75%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.23%) Apache
6 1 (1.23%) JBoss
6 1 (1.23%) Lync
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 26 (32.10%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.88%) MS Office
3 6 (7.41%) Acrobat
3 6 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (7.41%) InDesign
3 6 (7.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.47%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.23%) Maximo
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) Wireless
2 9 (11.11%) Firewall
3 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
3 8 (9.88%) VPN
4 7 (8.64%) SAN
4 7 (8.64%) Internet
5 6 (7.41%) Intranet
6 5 (6.17%) DHCP
6 5 (6.17%) DNS
6 5 (6.17%) NAS
7 4 (4.94%) HTTP
7 4 (4.94%) GPRS
7 4 (4.94%) WAN
8 3 (3.70%) LAN
8 3 (3.70%) VoIP
9 2 (2.47%) VLAN
9 2 (2.47%) MPLS
10 1 (1.23%) SSL
10 1 (1.23%) IPsec
10 1 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (53.09%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.05%) MySQL
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.23%) InstallShield
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.64%) Marketing
4 3 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.23%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) HTML
2 10 (12.35%) .NET
3 7 (8.64%) XML
4 6 (7.41%) HTML5
5 5 (6.17%) Web Services
6 4 (4.94%) XHTML
6 4 (4.94%) WAP
7 3 (3.70%) CSS
8 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.47%) SOAP
9 1 (1.23%) COM
9 1 (1.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Graphic Design
2 5 (6.17%) Clustering
3 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.94%) Streaming Video
4 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.23%) GIS
5 1 (1.23%) NHS
5 1 (1.23%) Social Media
5 1 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 54 (66.67%) Windows
2 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 8 (9.88%) Linux
5 7 (8.64%) Windows XP
6 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.47%) UNIX
9 1 (1.23%) AIX
9 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) CRM
1 14 (17.28%) ITIL
2 6 (7.41%) Email Marketing
2 6 (7.41%) Service Management
3 5 (6.17%) Business Continuity
3 5 (6.17%) Project Management
3 5 (6.17%) DevOps
3 5 (6.17%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (4.94%) Load Balancing
5 3 (3.70%) ERP
5 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.70%) Software Engineering
5 3 (3.70%) Data Analysis
5 3 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.47%) High Availability
6 2 (2.47%) Line Management
6 2 (2.47%) Content Management
6 2 (2.47%) Web Development
6 2 (2.47%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.40%) SQL
2 9 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.64%) VBScript
4 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.17%) C#
5 3 (3.70%) Python
5 3 (3.70%) Perl
6 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.47%) VB
7 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.23%) C++
7 1 (1.23%) Java
7 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (19.75%) Degree
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.88%) MCSE
3 5 (6.17%) MCP
4 4 (4.94%) MCSA
5 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.47%) MCTS
6 2 (2.47%) ACSA
6 2 (2.47%) MCITP
6 2 (2.47%) ACMT
6 2 (2.47%) ACSP
7 1 (1.23%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
3 9 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.41%) XenDesktop
5 5 (6.17%) vSphere
6 1 (1.23%) XenApp
6 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.93%) Oracle
3 19 (23.46%) VMware
4 13 (16.05%) Citrix
5 6 (7.41%) F5
5 6 (7.41%) Cisco
5 6 (7.41%) HP
5 6 (7.41%) Adobe
6 5 (6.17%) IBM
6 5 (6.17%) NetApp
6 5 (6.17%) Meraki
7 3 (3.70%) Metastorm
7 3 (3.70%) Open Text
7 3 (3.70%) Symantec
7 3 (3.70%) McAfee
8 2 (2.47%) Facebook
8 2 (2.47%) Twitter
8 2 (2.47%) Infor
8 2 (2.47%) Kaspersky
8 2 (2.47%) Apple
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