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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Consultant
Rank 810 878 833
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 63 41 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.035% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.037% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 50 26 51
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 29 May 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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 +69 63 £34,500 +6.15% 7
South East +26 25 £45,000 +36.36% 4
London +60 21 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Oxfordshire +28 15 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Oxford - 14 £30,000 -
City of London +47 13 £31,500 -1.56%
Yorkshire - 10 £40,000 - 1
Harrogate - 9 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 9 £40,000 -
Berkshire +2 5 £50,000 +51.51% 1
East of England +22 4 £27,500 -56.00%
Chessington - 4 £32,500 - 1
South West -14 3 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Crawley - 3 £45,000 -
Bristol - 3 £42,500 - 1
Slough - 3 £50,000 -
Surrey +27 2 £36,750 +70.93% 2
Cambridgeshire +11 2 £26,750 -40.55%
Reading -5 2 £51,250 +13.88%
Bedfordshire - 2 £27,500 -
Bedford - 2 £27,500 -
Farnham - 2 £36,750 -
Peterborough - 2 £26,750 -
Leeds - 1 £27,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 - 1

Technical Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 65 (59.63%) SQL
2 59 (54.13%) Windows
3 54 (49.54%) Microsoft
4 48 (44.04%) SQL Server
5 43 (39.45%) VMware
6 40 (36.70%) Citrix
7 35 (32.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (30.28%) IIS
9 32 (29.36%) Linux
10 30 (27.52%) Hyper-V
11 29 (26.61%) MS Excel
12 28 (25.69%) Oracle
12 28 (25.69%) Finance
13 23 (21.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (19.27%) ITIL
14 21 (19.27%) Tomcat
15 20 (18.35%) ERP
15 20 (18.35%) Active Directory
16 18 (16.51%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (16.51%) MCSE
16 18 (16.51%) SAN
17 17 (15.60%) Service Management
18 16 (14.68%) SAP
18 16 (14.68%) Windows Server 2012
19 15 (13.76%) Infor
19 15 (13.76%) SaaS
19 15 (13.76%) SAP Business One
19 15 (13.76%) MS Office
20 14 (12.84%) Cisco
20 14 (12.84%) Wireless

Technical Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (30.28%) IIS
2 21 (19.27%) Tomcat
3 11 (10.09%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.34%) Apache
4 8 (7.34%) GlassFish
5 7 (6.42%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.59%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.92%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.92%) JBoss
Applications
1 29 (26.61%) MS Excel
2 15 (13.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (13.76%) SAP Business One
2 3 (2.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.92%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.92%) Tridion
4 1 (0.92%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.76%) SaaS
2 2 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.51%) SAN
2 14 (12.84%) Wireless
3 13 (11.93%) DHCP
4 12 (11.01%) DNS
5 10 (9.17%) Firewall
6 9 (8.26%) NAS
6 9 (8.26%) VPN
7 7 (6.42%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.50%) Internet
9 5 (4.59%) GPRS
9 5 (4.59%) HTTP
10 4 (3.67%) LDAP
11 2 (1.83%) SSL
11 2 (1.83%) WAN
11 2 (1.83%) IPsec
11 2 (1.83%) Network Security
12 1 (0.92%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (44.04%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.01%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (9.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (9.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (7.34%) MySQL
5 6 (5.50%) SAP HANA
6 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.75%) DB2
7 3 (2.75%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.83%) Big Data
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.92%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) PROIV
General
1 28 (25.69%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.75%) Marketing
3 3 (2.75%) Dutch Language
3 3 (2.75%) German Language
3 3 (2.75%) Italian Language
3 3 (2.75%) Spanish Language
3 3 (2.75%) Local Government
3 3 (2.75%) Back Office
4 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Automotive
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.01%) XML
2 11 (10.09%) HTML
3 8 (7.34%) XHTML
4 6 (5.50%) CSS
5 5 (4.59%) WAP
6 3 (2.75%) Ajax
6 3 (2.75%) Web Services
7 2 (1.83%) .NET
7 2 (1.83%) COM
7 2 (1.83%) Middleware
7 2 (1.83%) CSS3
8 1 (0.92%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.42%) iSeries
2 7 (6.42%) Clustering
3 5 (4.59%) Streaming Video
4 3 (2.75%) CMDB
4 3 (2.75%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.83%) AS400
5 2 (1.83%) GIS
5 2 (1.83%) Replication
5 2 (1.83%) PKI
5 2 (1.83%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.92%) Life Science
6 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (54.13%) Windows
2 32 (29.36%) Linux
3 23 (21.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (14.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (10.09%) UNIX
5 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (9.17%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.50%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.59%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.59%) Mac OS X
8 5 (4.59%) SUSE
9 3 (2.75%) AIX
10 2 (1.83%) HPUX
10 2 (1.83%) Solaris
10 2 (1.83%) CentOS
10 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.27%) ITIL
2 20 (18.35%) ERP
3 17 (15.60%) Service Management
4 8 (7.34%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (6.42%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (6.42%) Business Continuity
5 7 (6.42%) ITSM
5 7 (6.42%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.50%) Line Management
7 5 (4.59%) DevOps
7 5 (4.59%) CRM
8 4 (3.67%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.67%) Web Development
8 4 (3.67%) Time Management
9 3 (2.75%) IT Asset Management
9 3 (2.75%) Analytics
9 3 (2.75%) SDLC
9 3 (2.75%) Product Management
9 3 (2.75%) Business Development
9 3 (2.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 65 (59.63%) SQL
2 9 (8.26%) Java
3 8 (7.34%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.59%) VBScript
5 3 (2.75%) VB
6 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.92%) X++
7 1 (0.92%) AWK
7 1 (0.92%) Python
7 1 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (16.51%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (16.51%) MCSE
2 10 (9.17%) MCITP
3 7 (6.42%) MCP
4 5 (4.59%) ACMT
4 5 (4.59%) ACSP
4 5 (4.59%) ACSA
4 5 (4.59%) MCTS
4 5 (4.59%) Degree
5 3 (2.75%) MCSA
6 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.83%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.92%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 35 (32.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (27.52%) Hyper-V
3 20 (18.35%) Active Directory
4 9 (8.26%) vSphere
5 7 (6.42%) XenDesktop
6 6 (5.50%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.83%) XenApp
8 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.75%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (2.75%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (49.54%) Microsoft
2 43 (39.45%) VMware
3 40 (36.70%) Citrix
4 28 (25.69%) Oracle
5 16 (14.68%) SAP
6 15 (13.76%) Infor
7 14 (12.84%) Cisco
7 14 (12.84%) HP
8 10 (9.17%) Sun
9 7 (6.42%) F5
9 7 (6.42%) Meraki
9 7 (6.42%) NetApp
10 6 (5.50%) IBM
11 5 (4.59%) Apple
12 4 (3.67%) Symantec
12 4 (3.67%) Remedy
13 3 (2.75%) ServiceNow
13 3 (2.75%) Veeam
13 3 (2.75%) FrontRange
13 3 (2.75%) McAfee
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