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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Consultant
Rank 842 898 833
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 55 33 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.028% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.030% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 41 24 47
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,650 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.66%

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
103565 111264 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90957 85091
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 27 July 2015 within the UK.

Technical Support Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Support Consultant
Top 28 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 27 July 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 +63 55 £32,500 -4.41% 6
South East +46 26 £30,000 +8.10% 4
London +20 14 £32,500 -4.41%
Oxfordshire +27 13 £27,500 +22.22%
Oxford +5 11 £27,500 +22.22%
Surrey - 9 £55,000 -
City of London +14 7 £31,500 -7.35%
Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
East of England +15 5 £38,775 -51.53%
North Yorkshire - 5 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £38,775 -
Harrogate - 5 £40,000 - 1
Cambridge - 5 £38,775 -
Chessington - 5 £32,500 -
Berkshire -11 2 £25,000 -24.24% 3
Banbury - 2 £24,000 -
Reading - 2 £25,000 - 2
Weybridge - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £26,000 -
Leeds - 2 £26,000 -
North West - 2 £26,250 - 1
North East - 1 £27,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £27,500 -
Manchester - 1 £30,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £27,500 -
Chester - 1 £22,500 -
Farnham - 1 £36,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £22,500 -

Technical Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 81 (70.43%) SQL
2 63 (54.78%) Windows
3 57 (49.57%) SQL Server
4 52 (45.22%) Microsoft
5 43 (37.39%) Linux
6 42 (36.52%) VMware
7 40 (34.78%) Oracle
8 36 (31.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (28.70%) Tomcat
9 33 (28.70%) Citrix
10 32 (27.83%) Finance
11 26 (22.61%) IIS
11 26 (22.61%) Hyper-V
12 25 (21.74%) MS Excel
13 23 (20.00%) Active Directory
14 21 (18.26%) ERP
14 21 (18.26%) ITIL
15 19 (16.52%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (14.78%) SAP
16 17 (14.78%) DHCP
17 16 (13.91%) DNS
17 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (13.91%) SAP Business One
17 16 (13.91%) Infor
17 16 (13.91%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (13.04%) Service Management
18 15 (13.04%) UNIX
19 14 (12.17%) Java
19 14 (12.17%) MCSE
20 13 (11.30%) Apache

Technical Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (28.70%) Tomcat
2 26 (22.61%) IIS
3 13 (11.30%) SharePoint
3 13 (11.30%) Apache
4 10 (8.70%) GlassFish
5 5 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.61%) Zope
6 3 (2.61%) Plone
6 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.74%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.87%) JBoss
8 1 (0.87%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 25 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (13.91%) SAP Business One
2 3 (2.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.74%) Tridion
3 2 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.87%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.87%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.43%) SaaS
2 3 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.78%) DHCP
2 16 (13.91%) DNS
3 11 (9.57%) SAN
4 5 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.35%) LDAP
5 4 (3.48%) VPN
5 4 (3.48%) NAS
5 4 (3.48%) Internet
5 4 (3.48%) Firewall
5 4 (3.48%) Wireless
6 2 (1.74%) WAN
7 1 (0.87%) Intranet
7 1 (0.87%) IPsec
7 1 (0.87%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.87%) Network Security
7 1 (0.87%) SSL
7 1 (0.87%) GPRS
7 1 (0.87%) LAN
7 1 (0.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (49.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (9.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.22%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.22%) SAP HANA
4 6 (5.22%) MySQL
5 5 (4.35%) DB2
6 3 (2.61%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.74%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.87%) Big Data
8 1 (0.87%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) PROIV
General
1 32 (27.83%) Finance
2 8 (6.96%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.61%) Back Office
3 3 (2.61%) Automotive
3 3 (2.61%) Banking
3 3 (2.61%) Local Government
3 3 (2.61%) Dutch Language
3 3 (2.61%) German Language
3 3 (2.61%) Italian Language
3 3 (2.61%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.74%) Marketing
4 2 (1.74%) Law
4 2 (1.74%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Advertising
5 1 (0.87%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.96%) XML
2 7 (6.09%) HTML
3 6 (5.22%) CSS
4 4 (3.48%) Web Services
4 4 (3.48%) XHTML
4 4 (3.48%) Middleware
5 3 (2.61%) Ajax
6 2 (1.74%) CSS3
6 2 (1.74%) .NET
6 2 (1.74%) J2EE
7 1 (0.87%) COM
7 1 (0.87%) WAP
7 1 (0.87%) JSON
7 1 (0.87%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.09%) iSeries
3 4 (3.48%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.48%) AS400
4 3 (2.61%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.61%) CMDB
5 2 (1.74%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.74%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.74%) GIS
5 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.74%) Replication
5 2 (1.74%) Clustering
6 1 (0.87%) PKI
6 1 (0.87%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.87%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 63 (54.78%) Windows
2 43 (37.39%) Linux
3 19 (16.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (13.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (13.04%) UNIX
6 12 (10.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.09%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.22%) Solaris
9 5 (4.35%) AIX
9 5 (4.35%) SUSE
10 4 (3.48%) HPUX
10 4 (3.48%) CentOS
10 4 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.61%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.61%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.61%) Debian
12 2 (1.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.26%) ITIL
1 21 (18.26%) ERP
2 15 (13.04%) Service Management
3 11 (9.57%) ITSM
4 8 (6.96%) PRINCE2
5 6 (5.22%) Financial Modelling
5 6 (5.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (4.35%) Line Management
6 5 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.48%) Business Development
7 4 (3.48%) Time Management
8 3 (2.61%) SDLC
8 3 (2.61%) IT Asset Management
8 3 (2.61%) DevOps
8 3 (2.61%) Project Management
8 3 (2.61%) OO
8 3 (2.61%) CRM
8 3 (2.61%) Workflow
9 2 (1.74%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 81 (70.43%) SQL
2 14 (12.17%) Java
3 9 (7.83%) PowerShell
4 7 (6.09%) Perl
5 6 (5.22%) VBA
6 4 (3.48%) Python
6 4 (3.48%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.48%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.61%) PHP
8 2 (1.74%) C
8 2 (1.74%) C++
9 1 (0.87%) VBScript
9 1 (0.87%) VB
9 1 (0.87%) AWK
9 1 (0.87%) X++
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (12.17%) MCSE
3 13 (11.30%) MCITP
4 11 (9.57%) Degree
5 4 (3.48%) MCP
6 3 (2.61%) ACMT
6 3 (2.61%) ACSP
6 3 (2.61%) ACSA
6 3 (2.61%) LPIC
6 3 (2.61%) MCTS
7 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.87%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.87%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 36 (31.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (22.61%) Hyper-V
3 23 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (6.09%) Terminal Server
5 4 (3.48%) vSphere
6 2 (1.74%) XenApp
6 2 (1.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) CA Single Sign-On
1 3 (2.61%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (45.22%) Microsoft
2 42 (36.52%) VMware
3 40 (34.78%) Oracle
4 33 (28.70%) Citrix
5 17 (14.78%) SAP
6 16 (13.91%) Infor
7 13 (11.30%) Sun
8 10 (8.70%) HP
9 8 (6.96%) Cisco
10 7 (6.09%) IBM
10 7 (6.09%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.48%) Remedy
11 4 (3.48%) F5
12 3 (2.61%) ServiceNow
12 3 (2.61%) Veeam
12 3 (2.61%) FrontRange
12 3 (2.61%) Apple
12 3 (2.61%) Symantec
12 3 (2.61%) BMC
12 3 (2.61%) CA
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