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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Consultant
Rank 866 821 827
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 38 50 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.046% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.049% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 32 47 67
Average salary £34,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £27,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £44,500 £48,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £32,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -4.47%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Technical Support Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Support Consultant
Top 18 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 22 August 2014. 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 -25 38 £34,000 +9.67% 2
London +5 17 £34,000 +7.08%
City of London - 12 £34,000 -
South West -10 9 £41,000 +46.42%
South East -26 8 £27,500 -29.03% 1
Berkshire -5 5 - -
Somerset - 5 £42,000 -
Bristol +1 4 £30,000 +7.14%
Bath - 4 £44,500 -
East Midlands -13 3 £55,000 +89.65%
Oxfordshire +7 2 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Oxford +6 2 £25,000 -37.50%
Bracknell -1 2 - -
Essex +5 1 £80,000 +79.77%
East of England 0 1 £80,000 +79.77%
Hampshire -10 1 £45,000 +25.00%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -
Chelmsford - 1 £80,000 -

Technical Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 53 (64.63%) Windows
2 48 (58.54%) SQL
3 42 (51.22%) SQL Server
4 37 (45.12%) Microsoft
5 34 (41.46%) Finance
6 29 (35.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (30.49%) Degree
8 25 (30.49%) VMware
8 25 (30.49%) Oracle
9 24 (29.27%) IIS
10 23 (28.05%) DNS
10 23 (28.05%) MS Excel
10 23 (28.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (28.05%) Hyper-V
10 23 (28.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (26.83%) SharePoint
12 21 (25.61%) Active Directory
12 21 (25.61%) Linux
12 21 (25.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (25.61%) SQL Server 2005
13 19 (23.17%) Citrix
14 18 (21.95%) DHCP
14 18 (21.95%) MS Office
15 17 (20.73%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (19.51%) Infor
16 16 (19.51%) ERP
17 15 (18.29%) MCSE
17 15 (18.29%) Tomcat

Technical Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 24 (29.27%) IIS
2 22 (26.83%) SharePoint
3 15 (18.29%) Tomcat
4 13 (15.85%) MS Exchange
5 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (2.44%) Lync
7 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (28.05%) MS Excel
2 18 (21.95%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (17.07%) SAP Business One
2 5 (6.10%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
1 1 (1.22%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.05%) DNS
2 18 (21.95%) DHCP
3 6 (7.32%) SAN
4 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.10%) WAN
4 5 (6.10%) LAN
5 4 (4.88%) PBX
5 4 (4.88%) VoIP
5 4 (4.88%) Softphone
5 4 (4.88%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (3.66%) Firewall
6 3 (3.66%) Internet
7 1 (1.22%) NAS
7 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (51.22%) SQL Server
2 23 (28.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 23 (28.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (25.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (25.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.22%) MorphX
General
1 34 (41.46%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Advertising
2 5 (6.10%) Retail
3 4 (4.88%) Law
3 4 (4.88%) Legal
3 4 (4.88%) Games
3 4 (4.88%) Marketing
4 3 (3.66%) Local Government
5 1 (1.22%) French Language
5 1 (1.22%) German Language
5 1 (1.22%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) .NET
2 12 (14.63%) HTML
3 8 (9.76%) XML
4 7 (8.54%) jQuery
4 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET
4 7 (8.54%) CSS
4 7 (8.54%) Web Services
5 4 (4.88%) SOAP
5 4 (4.88%) COM+
5 4 (4.88%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.88%) JSON
6 2 (2.44%) XSLT
7 1 (1.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.54%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.88%) IVR
4 3 (3.66%) GIS
5 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.22%) Kindle
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 53 (64.63%) Windows
2 29 (35.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (25.61%) Linux
6 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.88%) UNIX
8 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.44%) AIX
10 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) ERP
2 5 (6.10%) Unit Testing
3 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (4.88%) B2B
3 4 (4.88%) Analytics
3 4 (4.88%) User Stories
3 4 (4.88%) Business Analytics
3 4 (4.88%) Product Management
4 3 (3.66%) Logistics
4 3 (3.66%) Software Engineering
4 3 (3.66%) Service Management
4 3 (3.66%) OO
5 2 (2.44%) Project Management
5 2 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.44%) Workflow
5 2 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.44%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.22%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (1.22%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (1.22%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (58.54%) SQL
2 12 (14.63%) C#
3 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.98%) Java
5 7 (8.54%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.10%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.88%) PHP
8 3 (3.66%) Perl
8 3 (3.66%) VBScript
8 3 (3.66%) Python
9 2 (2.44%) Delphi
9 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.22%) X++
10 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (30.49%) Degree
2 15 (18.29%) MCSE
2 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (18.29%) MCITP
3 7 (8.54%) MCP
4 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) HL7
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (28.05%) Hyper-V
2 21 (25.61%) Active Directory
3 17 (20.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.54%) Terminal Server
5 6 (7.32%) XenApp
6 4 (4.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.22%) XenServer
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) WSUS
1 1 (1.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (45.12%) Microsoft
2 25 (30.49%) VMware
2 25 (30.49%) Oracle
3 19 (23.17%) Citrix
4 16 (19.51%) Infor
5 15 (18.29%) SAP
6 14 (17.07%) Sun
7 4 (4.88%) Business Objects
7 4 (4.88%) Reuters
8 2 (2.44%) IBM
8 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.22%) Apple
9 1 (1.22%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.22%) Charles River
9 1 (1.22%) Novell
9 1 (1.22%) Avaya
9 1 (1.22%) SunGard
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