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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Consultant
Rank 860 873 828
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 44 36 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.032% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.033% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 37 32 46
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £28,150 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,900 £43,300
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £40,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +17 43 £30,000 -11.76% 11
South East +28 24 £27,500 - 5
Oxfordshire +12 13 £27,500 +10.00% 4
Oxford -3 8 £27,500 +10.00%
Surrey - 6 £55,000 -
Banbury - 5 £23,000 -
Cambridge - 5 £38,775 -
Yorkshire - 5 £37,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 5 £38,775 -
East of England - 5 £38,775 -
London -15 4 £32,500 -4.41% 3
North West - 4 £26,250 - 1
Harrogate - 4 £38,500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £38,500 - 2
Manchester - 3 £30,000 - 1
Chessington - 3 £32,500 -
Berkshire +17 2 £25,000 -
Reading - 2 £25,000 -
Weybridge - 2 - -
Leeds - 1 £24,500 -
Chester - 1 £22,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £27,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £22,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £24,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £27,500 -
North East - 1 £27,500 -

Technical Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 81 (74.31%) SQL
2 57 (52.29%) Windows
3 54 (49.54%) SQL Server
4 52 (47.71%) Microsoft
5 43 (39.45%) Linux
6 40 (36.70%) VMware
7 39 (35.78%) Oracle
8 35 (32.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (28.44%) Tomcat
10 30 (27.52%) Finance
11 25 (22.94%) Citrix
12 24 (22.02%) Active Directory
13 22 (20.18%) Hyper-V
14 21 (19.27%) IIS
14 21 (19.27%) ITIL
15 20 (18.35%) MS Excel
15 20 (18.35%) ERP
16 18 (16.51%) UNIX
17 17 (15.60%) DHCP
18 16 (14.68%) DNS
19 15 (13.76%) SAP
20 14 (12.84%) Sun
20 14 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
20 14 (12.84%) Infor
20 14 (12.84%) MCITP
20 14 (12.84%) SAP Business One
21 13 (11.93%) Apache
21 13 (11.93%) Java
22 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2008
23 11 (10.09%) SQL Server 2005

Technical Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 31 (28.44%) Tomcat
2 21 (19.27%) IIS
3 13 (11.93%) Apache
4 11 (10.09%) SharePoint
5 10 (9.17%) GlassFish
6 5 (4.59%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.75%) Zope
7 3 (2.75%) Plone
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.92%) JBoss
8 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (18.35%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (12.84%) SAP Business One
2 3 (2.75%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.83%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.92%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.92%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.92%) Tridion
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.17%) SaaS
2 5 (4.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.60%) DHCP
2 16 (14.68%) DNS
3 7 (6.42%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.50%) SAN
5 5 (4.59%) Internet
6 3 (2.75%) LDAP
7 2 (1.83%) NAS
8 1 (0.92%) LAN
8 1 (0.92%) WAN
8 1 (0.92%) VPN
8 1 (0.92%) Firewall
8 1 (0.92%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (49.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (8.26%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.42%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.59%) SAP HANA
6 4 (3.67%) MySQL
6 4 (3.67%) DB2
7 3 (2.75%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.92%) PROIV
General
1 30 (27.52%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.67%) Banking
4 3 (2.75%) Local Government
4 3 (2.75%) Dutch Language
4 3 (2.75%) Back Office
4 3 (2.75%) German Language
4 3 (2.75%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.75%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.83%) French Language
5 2 (1.83%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.83%) Automotive
5 2 (1.83%) Law
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) XML
2 4 (3.67%) Middleware
3 3 (2.75%) Web Services
4 2 (1.83%) CSS
4 2 (1.83%) XHTML
4 2 (1.83%) HTML
4 2 (1.83%) .NET
4 2 (1.83%) J2EE
4 2 (1.83%) Ajax
5 1 (0.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.42%) iSeries
3 4 (3.67%) AS400
4 3 (2.75%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.83%) GIS
5 2 (1.83%) Replication
5 2 (1.83%) CMDB
6 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 57 (52.29%) Windows
2 43 (39.45%) Linux
3 18 (16.51%) UNIX
4 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (9.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.50%) Solaris
7 6 (5.50%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.59%) SUSE
9 4 (3.67%) AIX
9 4 (3.67%) HPUX
9 4 (3.67%) CentOS
9 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.75%) Debian
11 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.27%) ITIL
2 20 (18.35%) ERP
3 11 (10.09%) Service Management
4 10 (9.17%) ITSM
5 8 (7.34%) PRINCE2
6 6 (5.50%) Financial Modelling
7 5 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.67%) Workflow
8 4 (3.67%) Business Development
9 3 (2.75%) OO
9 3 (2.75%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (2.75%) Time Management
9 3 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.75%) DevOps
9 3 (2.75%) SDLC
10 2 (1.83%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (1.83%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.83%) Coaching
10 2 (1.83%) IT Asset Management
10 2 (1.83%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 81 (74.31%) SQL
2 13 (11.93%) Java
3 8 (7.34%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.50%) Perl
4 6 (5.50%) PHP
4 6 (5.50%) VBA
5 3 (2.75%) Python
5 3 (2.75%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.83%) C
6 2 (1.83%) C++
7 1 (0.92%) X++
7 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (12.84%) MCITP
2 9 (8.26%) Degree
2 9 (8.26%) MCSE
3 4 (3.67%) MCP
4 3 (2.75%) LPIC
5 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 35 (32.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (22.02%) Active Directory
3 22 (20.18%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.50%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.83%) XenApp
5 2 (1.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (1.83%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (47.71%) Microsoft
2 40 (36.70%) VMware
3 39 (35.78%) Oracle
4 25 (22.94%) Citrix
5 15 (13.76%) SAP
6 14 (12.84%) Sun
6 14 (12.84%) Infor
7 10 (9.17%) IBM
8 7 (6.42%) Red Hat
9 6 (5.50%) HP
10 5 (4.59%) Cisco
11 3 (2.75%) SunGard
11 3 (2.75%) Remedy
11 3 (2.75%) Veeam
11 3 (2.75%) F5
12 2 (1.83%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.83%) BMC
12 2 (1.83%) CA
12 2 (1.83%) FrontRange
12 2 (1.83%) Symantec
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