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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Consultant
Rank 894 857 926
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 38 90 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.084% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.087% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 34 78 62
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,950 £29,500 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-36.25% -

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
94892 102869 114926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79750 84327 94069
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 24 May 2016 within the UK.

Technical Support Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Support Consultant
Top 30 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 24 May 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 -8 35 £30,000 -25.00% 4
London +14 17 £40,000 +18.51% 1
South East -1 7 £21,000 -53.33% 1
City of London +38 4 £30,000 -4.76%
South West +7 3 £29,000 -31.76%
Devon +7 3 £29,000 -
Scotland -3 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Surrey -5 3 £23,500 -53.00%
North West - 3 £19,500 - 1
Manchester - 3 £19,500 - 1
Cullompton - 3 £29,000 -
East of England +24 2 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Yorkshire +5 2 £21,750 -45.62%
Cambridge +4 2 £35,000 -5.91% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Glasgow -15 2 - -
Maidstone - 2 £21,000 -
Rochdale - 2 £19,500 -
Weybridge - 2 £29,000 -
Kent - 2 £21,000 -
Leeds +12 1 £27,000 -1.81%
West Yorkshire +11 1 £27,000 -1.81%
Harrogate +10 1 £16,500 -58.75%
North Yorkshire -1 1 £16,500 -58.75%
Oxfordshire -10 1 £25,500 -15.00% 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £37,500 -
Gateshead - 1 £21,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £21,500 -

Technical Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 39 (38.61%) SQL
2 38 (37.62%) Windows
3 35 (34.65%) VMware
4 30 (29.70%) Degree
5 29 (28.71%) SQL Server
6 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
7 26 (25.74%) Finance
8 25 (24.75%) MS Excel
9 23 (22.77%) Linux
9 23 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (21.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (20.79%) Oracle
12 19 (18.81%) Active Directory
13 17 (16.83%) IBM
13 17 (16.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (16.83%) Windows Server
14 16 (15.84%) MS Exchange
15 15 (14.85%) BizTalk Server
15 15 (14.85%) WCF
15 15 (14.85%) Business Activity Monitoring
16 13 (12.87%) Computer Science
16 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (12.87%) LAN
16 13 (12.87%) WAN
16 13 (12.87%) HTML
16 13 (12.87%) Unix
17 12 (11.88%) MS Office
17 12 (11.88%) Project Management
18 11 (10.89%) Internet
18 11 (10.89%) XML

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 16 (15.84%) MS Exchange
2 15 (14.85%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (8.91%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.92%) IIS
4 8 (7.92%) JBoss
4 8 (7.92%) WebLogic
5 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.95%) WebSphere
8 4 (3.96%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (3.96%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (3.96%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.97%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.98%) CMS
10 2 (1.98%) NetWeaver
10 2 (1.98%) SAS
11 1 (0.99%) Apache
11 1 (0.99%) GlassFish
Applications
1 25 (24.75%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Infor SunSystems
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.99%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.90%) SaaS
2 8 (7.92%) PaaS
3 5 (4.95%) Office 365
4 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.87%) LAN
1 13 (12.87%) WAN
2 11 (10.89%) Internet
3 8 (7.92%) DNS
3 8 (7.92%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.93%) FTP
5 6 (5.94%) DHCP
6 5 (4.95%) Wireless
7 4 (3.96%) ADSL
8 3 (2.97%) Firewall
8 3 (2.97%) VPN
9 2 (1.98%) Broadband
9 2 (1.98%) HTTP
9 2 (1.98%) SAN
10 1 (0.99%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.99%) IPv4
10 1 (0.99%) SMTP
10 1 (0.99%) SSL
10 1 (0.99%) VoIP
10 1 (0.99%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (28.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.94%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.98%) DB2
6 2 (1.98%) MaxDB
6 2 (1.98%) MySQL
6 2 (1.98%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.99%) Ingres
7 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) JIRA
1 6 (5.94%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.96%) Subversion
3 2 (1.98%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (25.74%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.95%) Banking
3 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.97%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.98%) Automotive
5 2 (1.98%) German Language
5 2 (1.98%) Legal
5 2 (1.98%) Publishing
5 2 (1.98%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) French Language
6 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Local Government
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.85%) WCF
2 13 (12.87%) HTML
3 11 (10.89%) XML
4 9 (8.91%) .NET
4 9 (8.91%) Middleware
5 4 (3.96%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (2.97%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.98%) jQuery
7 2 (1.98%) JSON
7 2 (1.98%) REST
7 2 (1.98%) SAP Basis
7 2 (1.98%) SOAP
8 1 (0.99%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.99%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.91%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.96%) Clustering
3 4 (3.96%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.98%) iPad
5 2 (1.98%) Life Science
5 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.98%) Social Media
6 1 (0.99%) AS400
6 1 (0.99%) Contactless
6 1 (0.99%) EMV
6 1 (0.99%) PKI
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (37.62%) Windows
2 23 (22.77%) Linux
3 22 (21.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (16.83%) Windows Server
4 17 (16.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (12.87%) Unix
6 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.97%) Solaris
7 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.98%) AIX
8 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.99%) Android
9 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.99%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.85%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 12 (11.88%) Project Management
3 10 (9.90%) Presales
4 9 (8.91%) ITIL
5 6 (5.94%) ERP
5 6 (5.94%) Structured Programming
6 5 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.95%) Analytics
6 5 (4.95%) CRM
7 4 (3.96%) Business Analytics
7 4 (3.96%) Workflow
8 3 (2.97%) Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (1.98%) Benchmarking
9 2 (1.98%) Coaching
9 2 (1.98%) Data Modelling
9 2 (1.98%) ETL
9 2 (1.98%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (1.98%) Process Management
9 2 (1.98%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.98%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 39 (38.61%) SQL
2 10 (9.90%) C#
2 10 (9.90%) Java
3 9 (8.91%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.94%) VB
5 5 (4.95%) Python
6 4 (3.96%) Perl
7 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.97%) VBScript
8 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.98%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.98%) VBA
9 1 (0.99%) C++
9 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (29.70%) Degree
2 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.94%) MCSE
4 4 (3.96%) HND
5 3 (2.97%) MCITP
6 2 (1.98%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.99%) CCNA
7 1 (0.99%) CCNP
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.99%) MCP
7 1 (0.99%) MCSA
7 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.99%) VCP5
7 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (18.81%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.95%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.96%) vCloud
4 4 (3.96%) vSphere
5 2 (1.98%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.99%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.99%) Squid
6 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (7.92%) SCOM
2 4 (3.96%) SCCM
2 4 (3.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.99%) cPanel
3 1 (0.99%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.99%) QRadar
3 1 (0.99%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 35 (34.65%) VMware
2 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
3 21 (20.79%) Oracle
4 17 (16.83%) IBM
5 10 (9.90%) Citrix
6 8 (7.92%) Sun
7 6 (5.94%) SAP
8 4 (3.96%) Cisco
9 3 (2.97%) Sybase
10 2 (1.98%) Apple
10 2 (1.98%) Dell
10 2 (1.98%) HP
10 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.99%) Anite
11 1 (0.99%) Capita
11 1 (0.99%) Draytek
11 1 (0.99%) NetApp
11 1 (0.99%) Sophos
11 1 (0.99%) Symantec
11 1 (0.99%) WatchGuard
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