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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support Consultant
UK
Rank 840 852 896
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 18 68 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.069% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.072% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 18 60 49
Median salary £31,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,850 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,200 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%

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
81076 94889 99493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67322 79646 82693
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017 within the UK.

Technical Support Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Support Consultant
Top 21 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +1 14 £31,500 -16.00% 5
London +57 4 £29,000 -35.55% 1
City of London +32 4 £29,000 -32.94%
South East +48 3 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Oxfordshire +31 2 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Yorkshire +24 2 £33,000 -10.81%
East of England +7 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Manchester -20 2 £43,750 +118.75% 1
North West -21 2 £43,750 +16.66% 1
Glasgow - 2 £25,000 - 1
Scotland - 2 £25,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £33,000 -
Watford - 2 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £30,000 -
Berkshire +40 1 £60,000 +69.01% 1
Reading +26 1 £60,000 +69.01% 1
Oxford +25 1 £35,000 +27.27%
Leeds - 1 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £25,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £25,000 -
North East - 1 £25,000 -

Technical Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 25 (55.56%) Windows
2 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 12 (26.67%) SQL
5 11 (24.44%) WAN
5 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
6 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (22.22%) Firewall
6 10 (22.22%) VMware
7 9 (20.00%) MS Office
7 9 (20.00%) VPN
7 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (17.78%) LAN
9 7 (15.56%) Finance
9 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
9 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
9 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
9 7 (15.56%) Linux
9 7 (15.56%) Presales
10 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (13.33%) Office 365
11 5 (11.11%) MySQL
11 5 (11.11%) Oracle
11 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
11 5 (11.11%) Degree

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 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.22%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Office 365
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.44%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.22%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) WAN
2 10 (22.22%) Firewall
3 9 (20.00%) VPN
4 8 (17.78%) LAN
5 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.67%) HTTP
6 3 (6.67%) Internet
7 2 (4.44%) DHCP
7 2 (4.44%) DNS
7 2 (4.44%) FTP
7 2 (4.44%) SMTP
8 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.22%) Network Security
8 1 (2.22%) SAN
8 1 (2.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) FileMaker
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.89%) Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Retail
5 2 (4.44%) Advertising
5 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Legal
6 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
1 3 (6.67%) XML
2 2 (4.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) Middleware
3 1 (2.22%) REST
3 1 (2.22%) SOAP
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Fintech
3 1 (2.22%) iPad
3 1 (2.22%) Life Science
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (15.56%) Linux
6 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Solaris
7 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Presales
2 4 (8.89%) Software Deployment
3 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
3 3 (6.67%) Investment Management
4 2 (4.44%) CRM
4 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (4.44%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (2.22%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (2.22%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.22%) CAD
5 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Modelling
5 1 (2.22%) Logistics
5 1 (2.22%) Migration
5 1 (2.22%) Network Management
5 1 (2.22%) Project Management
5 1 (2.22%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.22%) ABAP
4 1 (2.22%) C
4 1 (2.22%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.11%) Degree
3 4 (8.89%) MCSA
4 2 (4.44%) MCT
5 1 (2.22%) MCITP
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) HL7
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) VMware
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) Draytek
5 2 (4.44%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (4.44%) Novell
5 2 (4.44%) Trend Micro
6 1 (2.22%) Adobe
6 1 (2.22%) Apple
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.22%) Synology
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