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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Consultant
Rank 867 833 831
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 35 43 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.040% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.043% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 31 39 65
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,750 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Technical Support Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Support Consultant
Top 20 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 19 September 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 -26 34 £34,000 +3.81% 9
London -16 19 £34,500 -1.42%
City of London - 8 £34,000 -
South West -23 7 £42,000 +27.27% 1
South East -22 5 £30,000 -16.66% 3
Somerset - 4 £44,500 -
Bath - 4 £44,500 -
East Midlands 0 3 £30,000 +42.85%
Bristol - 3 £30,000 - 1
Berkshire +1 2 £20,000 -40.74% 3
Nottinghamshire - 2 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire +5 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Oxford +5 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Surrey +1 1 £32,500 -
Reading -5 1 £20,000 -55.55% 2
Bracknell -8 1 - -
Hampshire -12 1 £45,000 +25.00%
Croydon - 1 £20,000 -
Weybridge - 1 £32,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £30,000 -

Technical Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 49 (65.33%) Windows
2 44 (58.67%) SQL
3 39 (52.00%) SQL Server
4 28 (37.33%) Microsoft
5 26 (34.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (33.33%) Finance
7 23 (30.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (29.33%) IIS
9 21 (28.00%) SharePoint
9 21 (28.00%) DNS
9 21 (28.00%) VMware
9 21 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (28.00%) Hyper-V
10 20 (26.67%) Oracle
11 19 (25.33%) MS Excel
11 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (25.33%) Degree
12 18 (24.00%) Active Directory
12 18 (24.00%) Citrix
13 17 (22.67%) DHCP
13 17 (22.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (21.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (21.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (21.33%) Linux
14 16 (21.33%) MS Office
15 15 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (18.67%) Infor
17 13 (17.33%) MCITP
17 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (17.33%) ERP

Technical Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (29.33%) IIS
2 21 (28.00%) SharePoint
3 13 (17.33%) Tomcat
4 10 (13.33%) MS Exchange
5 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.67%) Lync
8 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (25.33%) MS Excel
2 16 (21.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (16.00%) SAP Business One
2 4 (5.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Taleo
1 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.00%) DNS
2 17 (22.67%) DHCP
3 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.00%) Internet
4 4 (5.33%) Softphone
4 4 (5.33%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (5.33%) LAN
4 4 (5.33%) PBX
4 4 (5.33%) VoIP
4 4 (5.33%) WAN
5 3 (4.00%) SAN
5 3 (4.00%) Firewall
6 1 (1.33%) Wireless
6 1 (1.33%) MPLS
6 1 (1.33%) VLAN
6 1 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (22.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (21.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Advertising
3 4 (5.33%) Retail
4 3 (4.00%) Local Government
5 2 (2.67%) Marketing
5 2 (2.67%) Games
6 1 (1.33%) Front Office
6 1 (1.33%) French Language
6 1 (1.33%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) .NET
2 10 (13.33%) Web Services
3 8 (10.67%) HTML
4 6 (8.00%) XML
5 4 (5.33%) CSS
6 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.00%) COM+
6 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.00%) jQuery
7 2 (2.67%) JSON
7 2 (2.67%) SOAP
8 1 (1.33%) WCF
8 1 (1.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
1 7 (9.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.33%) IVR
2 4 (5.33%) GIS
3 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.33%) Kindle
5 1 (1.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 49 (65.33%) Windows
2 26 (34.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (30.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (21.33%) Linux
6 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.67%) UNIX
7 2 (2.67%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.67%) AIX
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.33%) ERP
2 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (5.33%) Unit Testing
2 4 (5.33%) Business Analytics
2 4 (5.33%) Analytics
2 4 (5.33%) Line Management
3 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (4.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (4.00%) ITIL
3 3 (4.00%) OO
3 3 (4.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (2.67%) Logistics
4 2 (2.67%) B2B
4 2 (2.67%) Service Management
4 2 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (2.67%) Workflow
4 2 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (2.67%) Content Management
4 2 (2.67%) Product Management
4 2 (2.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 44 (58.67%) SQL
2 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.67%) C#
4 7 (9.33%) Java
5 6 (8.00%) VBScript
6 5 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.00%) Perl
7 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.00%) Python
8 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.67%) PHP
8 2 (2.67%) Delphi
9 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) Degree
2 13 (17.33%) MCSE
2 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (17.33%) MCITP
3 7 (9.33%) MCP
4 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.33%) QA
1 1 (1.33%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (28.00%) Hyper-V
2 18 (24.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (21.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (9.33%) Terminal Server
5 6 (8.00%) XenApp
6 4 (5.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.33%) WSUS
1 1 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (37.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.00%) VMware
3 20 (26.67%) Oracle
4 18 (24.00%) Citrix
5 14 (18.67%) Infor
6 12 (16.00%) Sun
6 12 (16.00%) SAP
7 3 (4.00%) Metastorm
7 3 (4.00%) Open Text
8 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.67%) IBM
8 2 (2.67%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.33%) Avaya
9 1 (1.33%) Novell
9 1 (1.33%) Apple
9 1 (1.33%) Symantec
9 1 (1.33%) McAfee
9 1 (1.33%) Charles River
9 1 (1.33%) Kaspersky
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