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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Consultant
Rank 856 910 920
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 25 64 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.060% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.062% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 23 55 70
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £27,200 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +8.82%

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 2016 within the UK.

Technical Support Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Support Consultant
Top 23 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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +36 22 £36,250 -2.02% 5
London +33 7 £29,000 -22.66% 1
South East +49 6 £40,000 -17.94%
City of London +25 6 £29,000 -22.66%
Berkshire +52 4 £51,250 +44.36%
Reading +38 3 £60,000 +69.01%
Yorkshire +16 3 £27,000 -27.02% 2
East of England +3 3 £30,000 +17.64% 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £27,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +23 2 £36,250 +31.81%
Manchester -13 2 £43,750 - 1
North West -21 2 £43,750 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £30,000 - 1
Leeds - 2 £33,500 - 2
Watford - 2 £30,000 -
Oxford +22 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Scotland - 1 £25,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £25,000 -
North East - 1 £25,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £25,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £25,000 -
Bedford - 1 £57,500 -

Technical Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 31 (48.44%) Windows
2 27 (42.19%) Microsoft
3 25 (39.06%) SQL
4 19 (29.69%) MS Excel
5 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
6 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
6 15 (23.44%) VMware
7 14 (21.88%) Degree
7 14 (21.88%) Windows Server
8 13 (20.31%) Firewall
8 13 (20.31%) WAN
9 12 (18.75%) Finance
9 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (17.19%) LAN
10 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (15.63%) MS Office
11 10 (15.63%) Linux
11 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (14.06%) Presales
12 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (14.06%) Oracle
12 9 (14.06%) VPN
13 8 (12.50%) MCSA
13 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
14 6 (9.38%) IIS
14 6 (9.38%) .NET
14 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
14 6 (9.38%) Internet
14 6 (9.38%) Software Deployment

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 6 (9.38%) IIS
2 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.69%) JBoss
4 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.13%) Apache
5 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (29.69%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Office 365
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.13%) Mimecast
3 2 (3.13%) SaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) Firewall
1 13 (20.31%) WAN
2 11 (17.19%) LAN
3 9 (14.06%) VPN
4 6 (9.38%) Internet
4 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.25%) DNS
5 4 (6.25%) HTTP
6 2 (3.13%) ADSL
6 2 (3.13%) Broadband
6 2 (3.13%) DHCP
6 2 (3.13%) FTP
6 2 (3.13%) SMTP
7 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.56%) Network Security
7 1 (1.56%) SAN
7 1 (1.56%) VLAN
7 1 (1.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) MySQL
3 4 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.56%) FileMaker
6 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.25%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Advertising
4 3 (4.69%) Local Government
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.56%) Front Office
6 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Legal
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
2 4 (6.25%) HTML
3 3 (4.69%) XML
4 2 (3.13%) CSS
4 2 (3.13%) Middleware
4 2 (3.13%) Web Services
5 1 (1.56%) CSS3
5 1 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.56%) REST
5 1 (1.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.13%) iPad
3 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) Fintech
4 1 (1.56%) Life Science
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.56%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 31 (48.44%) Windows
2 14 (21.88%) Windows Server
3 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (15.63%) Linux
4 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.25%) Unix
7 3 (4.69%) Solaris
8 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.06%) Presales
2 6 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (9.38%) Software Deployment
3 5 (7.81%) Investment Management
3 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
4 4 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.13%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.13%) CRM
5 2 (3.13%) ITIL
5 2 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.13%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (3.13%) Time Management
6 1 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.56%) ERP
6 1 (1.56%) Migration
6 1 (1.56%) Service Management
6 1 (1.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) SQL
2 5 (7.81%) Java
2 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.13%) C#
3 2 (3.13%) C++
3 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.13%) VBA
4 1 (1.56%) ABAP
4 1 (1.56%) C
4 1 (1.56%) Perl
4 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) Degree
2 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (12.50%) MCSA
4 2 (3.13%) MCT
5 1 (1.56%) CCNA
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.56%) MCITP
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
5 1 (1.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) HL7
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.13%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.13%) vCloud
4 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.13%) vSphere
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 27 (42.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.44%) VMware
3 9 (14.06%) Oracle
4 5 (7.81%) Citrix
4 5 (7.81%) Novell
5 3 (4.69%) Draytek
6 2 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco
6 2 (3.13%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.56%) Adobe
7 1 (1.56%) Apple
7 1 (1.56%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.56%) Charles River
7 1 (1.56%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.56%) SAP
7 1 (1.56%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.56%) Spiceworks
7 1 (1.56%) Synology
7 1 (1.56%) Veeam
Hertford
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Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Holiday, Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
London
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