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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Consultant
Rank 878 871 819
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 65 63 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.060% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.062% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 61 54 93
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.38% +3.33%

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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016 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 14 February 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
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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 +11 58 £35,500 -11.25% 9
South East -1 20 £35,500 -11.25% 5
East of England +14 14 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire +8 14 £35,000 -
Cambridge +13 13 £35,000 -
London +10 12 £45,000 +5.88% 3
North West +30 8 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Surrey +9 8 £46,250 +15.62% 1
Berkshire +8 6 £35,500 +52.68%
Reading +4 6 £35,500 -35.45%
Oxfordshire -4 5 £27,500 +22.22% 2
Manchester +18 4 £22,000 -37.14% 1
South Wales +5 4 £37,000 +2.77%
Newport +2 4 £37,000 +2.77%
Wales -1 4 £37,000 +2.77%
Oxford -5 4 £27,500 +22.22% 1
Cheshire - 4 £37,500 - 1
Reigate -8 3 £55,000 +46.66% 1
City of London +55 2 £42,750 +42.50% 1
Wiltshire +7 2 £30,750 -18.00%
South West -11 2 £30,750 +5.12%
Yorkshire - 2 £37,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £37,000 -
Rochdale - 2 £20,000 -
Harrogate - 2 £37,000 -
Hampshire +14 1 £40,000 +60.00%
Swindon +3 1 £29,000 -22.66%
Witney - 1 £35,000 -
Salisbury - 1 £32,500 -
Huntingdon - 1 £30,421 -

Technical Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 61 (48.41%) SQL
2 56 (44.44%) Windows
3 48 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 48 (38.10%) VMware
4 45 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 39 (30.95%) Active Directory
6 36 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 35 (27.78%) Degree
8 34 (26.98%) Windows Server
9 33 (26.19%) Finance
10 23 (18.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (17.46%) Linux
12 21 (16.67%) PowerShell
13 19 (15.08%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (14.29%) Oracle
14 18 (14.29%) IBM
15 17 (13.49%) Presales
16 16 (12.70%) .NET
16 16 (12.70%) HTML
16 16 (12.70%) XML
17 15 (11.90%) Unix
17 15 (11.90%) IIS
17 15 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (11.11%) ITIL
18 14 (11.11%) MS Exchange
18 14 (11.11%) Citrix
18 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
19 13 (10.32%) Hyper-V
19 13 (10.32%) ERP

Technical Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 15 (11.90%) IIS
2 14 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 12 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.35%) JBoss
5 8 (6.35%) WebLogic
5 8 (6.35%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.17%) CMS
6 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.17%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.38%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 36 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Infor SunSystems
2 6 (4.76%) SAP Business One
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (2.38%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (2.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (2.38%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.94%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (7.94%) SaaS
2 8 (6.35%) PaaS
3 2 (1.59%) Office 365
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.73%) LAN
1 11 (8.73%) WAN
2 10 (7.94%) DHCP
2 10 (7.94%) DNS
2 10 (7.94%) Internet
3 6 (4.76%) ADSL
4 5 (3.97%) Firewall
4 5 (3.97%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (3.17%) FWSM
5 4 (3.17%) Network Security
5 4 (3.17%) SHDSL
5 4 (3.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.59%) FTP
7 1 (0.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.76%) SAP HANA
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.79%) Ingres
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 9 (7.14%) Subversion
2 5 (3.97%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 33 (26.19%) Finance
2 11 (8.73%) French Language
3 9 (7.14%) Retail
4 7 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.97%) Banking
5 5 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.17%) Publishing
7 3 (2.38%) German Language
8 2 (1.59%) Advertising
8 2 (1.59%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.59%) Front Office
8 2 (1.59%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.59%) Marketing
8 2 (1.59%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.70%) .NET
1 16 (12.70%) HTML
1 16 (12.70%) XML
2 11 (8.73%) WCF
3 8 (6.35%) Middleware
4 5 (3.97%) XSLT
5 4 (3.17%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (2.38%) WSH
7 1 (0.79%) CSS
7 1 (0.79%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.35%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.17%) AS400
5 4 (3.17%) Replication
6 2 (1.59%) iPad
6 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.59%) NHS
7 1 (0.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (44.44%) Windows
2 34 (26.98%) Windows Server
3 22 (17.46%) Linux
4 19 (15.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (11.90%) Unix
6 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.38%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.38%) OS/400
9 3 (2.38%) Solaris
10 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.49%) Presales
2 14 (11.11%) ITIL
3 13 (10.32%) ERP
4 9 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
4 9 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
4 9 (7.14%) Project Management
5 8 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (4.76%) Structured Programming
7 5 (3.97%) Workflow
8 4 (3.17%) Analytics
8 4 (3.17%) Benchmarking
8 4 (3.17%) Business Analytics
8 4 (3.17%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 4 (3.17%) Data Modelling
8 4 (3.17%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.17%) ETL
8 4 (3.17%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (2.38%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 61 (48.41%) SQL
2 21 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 12 (9.52%) C#
4 11 (8.73%) Perl
4 11 (8.73%) VBA
5 6 (4.76%) VB
6 4 (3.17%) Java
6 4 (3.17%) PHP
6 4 (3.17%) Python
6 4 (3.17%) Ruby
6 4 (3.17%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (27.78%) Degree
2 22 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.56%) MCSE
4 5 (3.97%) CCNP
4 5 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.17%) MCITP
6 3 (2.38%) VCP5
6 3 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.79%) CCNA
7 1 (0.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 23 (18.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.32%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.14%) Terminal Server
5 3 (2.38%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (3.17%) SCOM
2 2 (1.59%) QRadar
3 1 (0.79%) cPanel
3 1 (0.79%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (0.79%) Sysprep
3 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (38.10%) VMware
2 45 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 18 (14.29%) IBM
3 18 (14.29%) Oracle
4 14 (11.11%) Citrix
5 11 (8.73%) SAP
6 8 (6.35%) Sun
7 6 (4.76%) Infor
8 5 (3.97%) Palo Alto
9 4 (3.17%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.17%) Cisco
9 4 (3.17%) F5
9 4 (3.17%) Juniper
10 3 (2.38%) Splunk
10 3 (2.38%) Sybase
11 2 (1.59%) HP
11 2 (1.59%) LogRhythm
12 1 (0.79%) Aerohive Networks
12 1 (0.79%) Apple
12 1 (0.79%) Dell
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