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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Consultant
Rank 837 906 831
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -75
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 65 32 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.027% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.029% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 53 20 51
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,750 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,775 £33,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -17.50%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £27,000 £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 3 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 3 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 +57 65 £32,500 -4.41% 14
South East +34 32 £36,500 +31.53% 7
Oxfordshire +29 21 £29,750 +32.22% 2
Oxford +20 18 £30,000 +33.33%
London +26 17 £32,500 -4.41% 1
City of London +35 9 £31,500 -7.35%
Yorkshire - 8 £40,000 - 3
Surrey - 8 £55,000 - 1
Harrogate - 7 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
East of England +13 6 £37,550 -53.06% 3
Chessington - 6 £32,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £37,550 - 3
Cambridge - 5 £38,775 - 3
Banbury - 2 £24,000 -
Crawley - 2 £45,000 -
Farnham - 2 £36,750 -
West Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
North West -6 1 £30,000 +17.64%
Berkshire -14 1 £55,000 +66.66% 1
Peterborough - 1 £27,500 -
Reading - 1 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 - 2
Leeds - 1 £27,500 - 2
Manchester - 1 £30,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £27,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £27,500 -
North East - 1 £27,500 -

Technical Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 80 (67.80%) SQL
2 65 (55.08%) Windows
3 60 (50.85%) SQL Server
3 60 (50.85%) Microsoft
4 45 (38.14%) VMware
5 39 (33.05%) Citrix
6 37 (31.36%) Linux
6 37 (31.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (30.51%) Oracle
8 35 (29.66%) Finance
9 31 (26.27%) MS Excel
10 30 (25.42%) IIS
11 29 (24.58%) Hyper-V
12 27 (22.88%) Tomcat
13 26 (22.03%) Active Directory
14 24 (20.34%) ITIL
15 21 (17.80%) ERP
15 21 (17.80%) Windows Server 2008
16 20 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (15.25%) Service Management
17 18 (15.25%) MCSE
18 17 (14.41%) DHCP
18 17 (14.41%) SAP
18 17 (14.41%) Windows Server 2012
19 16 (13.56%) Infor
19 16 (13.56%) SAP Business One
19 16 (13.56%) DNS
19 16 (13.56%) SAN
20 15 (12.71%) MS Office
20 15 (12.71%) SaaS

Technical Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 30 (25.42%) IIS
2 27 (22.88%) Tomcat
3 13 (11.02%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.47%) Apache
5 8 (6.78%) GlassFish
6 5 (4.24%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.24%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.69%) Zope
7 2 (1.69%) Plone
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.85%) JBoss
8 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 31 (26.27%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (13.56%) SAP Business One
2 3 (2.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.69%) Tridion
3 2 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.85%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.85%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.71%) SaaS
2 4 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.41%) DHCP
2 16 (13.56%) DNS
2 16 (13.56%) SAN
3 9 (7.63%) Wireless
4 8 (6.78%) Firewall
5 7 (5.93%) NAS
5 7 (5.93%) VPN
6 6 (5.08%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.24%) LDAP
7 5 (4.24%) Internet
8 2 (1.69%) Network Security
8 2 (1.69%) IPsec
8 2 (1.69%) GPRS
8 2 (1.69%) WAN
8 2 (1.69%) HTTP
8 2 (1.69%) SSL
9 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (50.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (9.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (9.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.08%) SAP HANA
4 6 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.24%) MySQL
6 3 (2.54%) DB2
6 3 (2.54%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.69%) Big Data
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.85%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) PROIV
General
1 35 (29.66%) Finance
2 6 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.54%) Local Government
3 3 (2.54%) Marketing
3 3 (2.54%) Dutch Language
3 3 (2.54%) German Language
3 3 (2.54%) Italian Language
3 3 (2.54%) Spanish Language
3 3 (2.54%) Back Office
3 3 (2.54%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.85%) Automotive
4 1 (0.85%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.63%) XML
2 8 (6.78%) HTML
3 6 (5.08%) CSS
4 5 (4.24%) XHTML
5 3 (2.54%) Web Services
5 3 (2.54%) Ajax
6 2 (1.69%) CSS3
6 2 (1.69%) .NET
6 2 (1.69%) COM
6 2 (1.69%) WAP
6 2 (1.69%) Middleware
7 1 (0.85%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.78%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.93%) iSeries
4 5 (4.24%) HP StoreVirtual
4 5 (4.24%) Clustering
5 3 (2.54%) CMDB
5 3 (2.54%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.69%) PKI
6 2 (1.69%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.69%) GIS
6 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.69%) AS400
6 2 (1.69%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.69%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Life Science
7 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 65 (55.08%) Windows
2 37 (31.36%) Linux
3 21 (17.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (14.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (11.02%) UNIX
6 12 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (7.63%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.24%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.24%) SUSE
8 5 (4.24%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.54%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.54%) AIX
10 2 (1.69%) HPUX
10 2 (1.69%) Solaris
10 2 (1.69%) Debian
10 2 (1.69%) CentOS
10 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.34%) ITIL
2 21 (17.80%) ERP
3 18 (15.25%) Service Management
4 10 (8.47%) ITSM
5 8 (6.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (5.93%) Line Management
6 7 (5.93%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.93%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.08%) Financial Modelling
8 5 (4.24%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (4.24%) Business Continuity
9 4 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.39%) DevOps
9 4 (3.39%) Time Management
10 3 (2.54%) Workflow
10 3 (2.54%) Analytics
10 3 (2.54%) IT Asset Management
10 3 (2.54%) SDLC
10 3 (2.54%) Project Management
10 3 (2.54%) OO
Programming Languages
1 80 (67.80%) SQL
2 9 (7.63%) PowerShell
2 9 (7.63%) Java
3 7 (5.93%) Perl
4 6 (5.08%) VBA
5 5 (4.24%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.54%) Python
6 3 (2.54%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.69%) VBScript
7 2 (1.69%) VB
7 2 (1.69%) PHP
8 1 (0.85%) AWK
8 1 (0.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (15.25%) MCSE
3 13 (11.02%) MCITP
4 10 (8.47%) Degree
5 6 (5.08%) MCP
6 5 (4.24%) MCTS
6 5 (4.24%) ACMT
6 5 (4.24%) ACSP
6 5 (4.24%) ACSA
7 2 (1.69%) LPIC
7 2 (1.69%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (1.69%) MCSA
7 2 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.85%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 37 (31.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (24.58%) Hyper-V
3 26 (22.03%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.93%) Terminal Server
4 7 (5.93%) vSphere
5 5 (4.24%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) CA Single Sign-On
1 3 (2.54%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (50.85%) Microsoft
2 45 (38.14%) VMware
3 39 (33.05%) Citrix
4 36 (30.51%) Oracle
5 17 (14.41%) SAP
6 16 (13.56%) Infor
7 13 (11.02%) Sun
8 12 (10.17%) Cisco
8 12 (10.17%) HP
9 7 (5.93%) IBM
10 6 (5.08%) F5
11 5 (4.24%) Meraki
11 5 (4.24%) Apple
11 5 (4.24%) NetApp
12 4 (3.39%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.39%) Symantec
12 4 (3.39%) Remedy
13 3 (2.54%) McAfee
13 3 (2.54%) Veeam
13 3 (2.54%) FrontRange
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