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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Consultant
Rank 829 868 854
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 61 65 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.054% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.057% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 55 48 49
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -24.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 £38,000
% 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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Technical Support Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Support Consultant
Top 30 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 24 April 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 +4 56 £37,100 +23.66% 9
South East +21 22 £45,000 +14.64% 6
London +15 15 £31,500 +6.77% 1
Oxfordshire +23 11 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Oxford - 10 £29,750 - 1
City of London +28 8 £31,500 +6.77%
Berkshire -6 6 £50,000 +19.04%
North Yorkshire - 6 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £40,000 - 2
Harrogate - 6 £40,000 - 1
East of England +23 5 £27,500 -14.06%
North West +16 3 £35,000 +37.25%
Cambridgeshire +14 3 £27,500 -38.88%
Bristol 0 3 £42,500 +136.11%
Reading -7 3 £55,000 +30.95%
South West -25 3 £42,500 +6.25%
West Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Slough - 3 £50,000 -
Manchester - 3 £35,000 -
Chessington - 3 £32,500 -
Crawley - 3 £45,000 -
Surrey +10 2 £38,500 -6.09%
Warwickshire - 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
Bedford - 2 £27,500 -
Peterborough - 2 £26,750 -
Warwick - 2 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £27,500 -
Cambridge +15 1 £37,200 -17.33%
Farnham - 1 £37,000 -

Technical Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 55 (56.12%) Windows
2 50 (51.02%) SQL
3 44 (44.90%) Microsoft
4 42 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 33 (33.67%) IIS
6 32 (32.65%) Citrix
6 32 (32.65%) VMware
7 30 (30.61%) MS Excel
8 29 (29.59%) Oracle
9 26 (26.53%) Finance
10 24 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (22.45%) Hyper-V
11 22 (22.45%) Linux
11 22 (22.45%) Active Directory
12 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (19.39%) ITIL
14 16 (16.33%) MCSE
14 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (16.33%) SAN
15 15 (15.31%) Service Management
15 15 (15.31%) HTML
15 15 (15.31%) SaaS
16 14 (14.29%) Tomcat
16 14 (14.29%) Wireless
17 13 (13.27%) ERP
17 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (12.24%) Cisco
18 12 (12.24%) XML
18 12 (12.24%) MS Office
18 12 (12.24%) HP

Technical Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 33 (33.67%) IIS
2 14 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 10 (10.20%) MS Exchange
4 8 (8.16%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.10%) Apache
5 5 (5.10%) GlassFish
6 4 (4.08%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.02%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.02%) JBoss
Applications
1 30 (30.61%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.24%) MS Office
3 3 (3.06%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.06%) Acrobat
3 3 (3.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.06%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (8.16%) SAP Business One
2 3 (3.06%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.02%) ResourceLink
4 1 (1.02%) Tridion
4 1 (1.02%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.31%) SaaS
2 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.33%) SAN
2 14 (14.29%) Wireless
3 10 (10.20%) Firewall
3 10 (10.20%) DHCP
4 9 (9.18%) VPN
5 8 (8.16%) DNS
5 8 (8.16%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.16%) NAS
6 6 (6.12%) Internet
7 5 (5.10%) HTTP
7 5 (5.10%) GPRS
8 4 (4.08%) LDAP
8 4 (4.08%) Intranet
9 2 (2.04%) IPsec
9 2 (2.04%) Network Security
9 2 (2.04%) SSL
9 2 (2.04%) WAN
10 1 (1.02%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.22%) MySQL
3 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.06%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.04%) SAP HANA
7 2 (2.04%) Big Data
8 1 (1.02%) MaxDB
8 1 (1.02%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.02%) PROIV
General
1 26 (26.53%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.12%) Marketing
4 4 (4.08%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.06%) Banking
5 3 (3.06%) Dutch Language
5 3 (3.06%) German Language
5 3 (3.06%) Italian Language
5 3 (3.06%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.06%) Back Office
6 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.02%) Automotive
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
6 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.31%) HTML
2 12 (12.24%) XML
3 8 (8.16%) XHTML
4 7 (7.14%) CSS
5 5 (5.10%) WAP
6 3 (3.06%) Web Services
6 3 (3.06%) Ajax
6 3 (3.06%) HTML5
7 2 (2.04%) CSS3
7 2 (2.04%) .NET
7 2 (2.04%) COM
8 1 (1.02%) SAP Basis
8 1 (1.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Clustering
2 6 (6.12%) iSeries
3 5 (5.10%) Streaming Video
4 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.06%) CMDB
5 3 (3.06%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.06%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.04%) PKI
6 2 (2.04%) Web 2.0
6 2 (2.04%) GIS
6 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.02%) Social Media
7 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.02%) Replication
7 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.02%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 55 (56.12%) Windows
2 22 (22.45%) Linux
3 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.20%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.16%) UNIX
7 5 (5.10%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.10%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.10%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.02%) AIX
8 1 (1.02%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.39%) ITIL
2 15 (15.31%) Service Management
3 13 (13.27%) ERP
4 9 (9.18%) CRM
5 8 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 6 (6.12%) ITSM
7 6 (6.12%) Line Management
8 5 (5.10%) DevOps
9 4 (4.08%) Web Development
10 3 (3.06%) Business Development
10 3 (3.06%) Workflow
10 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.06%) OO
10 3 (3.06%) Analytics
10 3 (3.06%) IT Asset Management
10 3 (3.06%) Email Marketing
10 3 (3.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (51.02%) SQL
2 8 (8.16%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.12%) Java
4 5 (5.10%) VBScript
5 3 (3.06%) VB
6 1 (1.02%) Python
6 1 (1.02%) AWK
6 1 (1.02%) X++
6 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (16.33%) MCSE
1 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.22%) Degree
3 7 (7.14%) MCITP
4 6 (6.12%) MCP
5 5 (5.10%) ACSA
5 5 (5.10%) MCTS
5 5 (5.10%) ACMT
5 5 (5.10%) ACSP
6 4 (4.08%) MCSA
7 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.04%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.02%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 24 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (22.45%) Hyper-V
2 22 (22.45%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.16%) XenDesktop
3 8 (8.16%) vSphere
4 3 (3.06%) XenApp
5 2 (2.04%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.06%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (3.06%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.02%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 44 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 32 (32.65%) Citrix
2 32 (32.65%) VMware
3 29 (29.59%) Oracle
4 12 (12.24%) Cisco
4 12 (12.24%) HP
5 9 (9.18%) SAP
6 8 (8.16%) Infor
7 7 (7.14%) Meraki
7 7 (7.14%) F5
7 7 (7.14%) Sun
7 7 (7.14%) NetApp
8 5 (5.10%) Apple
8 5 (5.10%) IBM
9 3 (3.06%) SunGard
9 3 (3.06%) Adobe
9 3 (3.06%) Symantec
9 3 (3.06%) Remedy
9 3 (3.06%) BMC
9 3 (3.06%) CA
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