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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Consultant
Rank 861 823 837
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 43 83 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.076% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.080% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 38 69 68
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,400 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £52,500 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%

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
106613 103834 110631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.68% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 88722 84404 95272
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,430 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 December 2014 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 17 December 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 -33 43 £32,500 -7.14% 10
South East -5 18 £36,250 -9.37% 1
South West -9 10 £21,000 -23.63%
Clevedon - 9 £21,000 -
Somerset - 9 £21,000 -
London +11 8 £35,000 +18.64% 5
Berkshire +5 7 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £32,500 -10.34%
Reading -1 6 £40,000 -23.80%
Surrey 0 5 £37,500 -
Aylesbury - 5 £32,500 -
Manchester - 3 £35,000 - 2
Reigate - 3 £37,500 -
North West - 3 £35,000 - 2
City of London +3 2 £30,000 +1.69% 3
Leeds -27 2 - -
West Yorkshire -32 2 - -
Yorkshire -49 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £32,500 - 2
Cambridge - 2 £32,500 - 2
East of England - 2 £32,500 - 2
Bristol +1 1 £27,500 -
Croydon - 1 £20,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £35,000 -
Newbury - 1 £22,500 -
Stockport - 1 £22,500 -

Technical Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 56 (71.79%) Windows
2 44 (56.41%) SQL Server
3 29 (37.18%) IIS
4 27 (34.62%) SQL
4 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 24 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 22 (28.21%) Oracle
7 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (21.79%) MS Exchange
9 16 (20.51%) Degree
10 15 (19.23%) HTML
10 15 (19.23%) VMware
10 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (17.95%) CRM
11 14 (17.95%) Active Directory
11 14 (17.95%) Finance
12 13 (16.67%) Linux
13 12 (15.38%) Citrix
14 11 (14.10%) MySQL
14 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (12.82%) .NET
15 10 (12.82%) MS Office
15 10 (12.82%) DNS
15 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (12.82%) Hyper-V
16 9 (11.54%) DHCP
16 9 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
17 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
17 8 (10.26%) ITIL
17 8 (10.26%) MCSE

Technical Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 29 (37.18%) IIS
2 17 (21.79%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.97%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.85%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.28%) JBoss
7 1 (1.28%) Apache
7 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.28%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.82%) MS Office
3 6 (7.69%) Photoshop
3 6 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (7.69%) InDesign
3 6 (7.69%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) SAP Business One
2 3 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) DNS
2 9 (11.54%) DHCP
3 7 (8.97%) Firewall
3 7 (8.97%) VoIP
4 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.69%) Intranet
5 5 (6.41%) Internet
5 5 (6.41%) Wireless
6 4 (5.13%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (5.13%) PBX
6 4 (5.13%) VPN
6 4 (5.13%) Softphone
7 3 (3.85%) LAN
7 3 (3.85%) WAN
8 2 (2.56%) NAS
8 2 (2.56%) VLAN
8 2 (2.56%) GPRS
8 2 (2.56%) HTTP
8 2 (2.56%) SAN
8 2 (2.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (56.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.10%) MySQL
3 9 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.28%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) French Language
5 1 (1.28%) German Language
5 1 (1.28%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.23%) HTML
2 10 (12.82%) .NET
3 6 (7.69%) HTML5
3 6 (7.69%) XML
4 5 (6.41%) Web Services
5 3 (3.85%) CSS
6 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.56%) SOAP
6 2 (2.56%) XHTML
6 2 (2.56%) WAP
7 1 (1.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Graphic Design
2 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.13%) IVR
3 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.56%) Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.28%) GIS
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (71.79%) Windows
2 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (16.67%) Linux
4 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.41%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.85%) UNIX
8 2 (2.56%) AIX
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) CRM
2 8 (10.26%) ERP
2 8 (10.26%) ITIL
3 6 (7.69%) Email Marketing
4 5 (6.41%) Project Management
5 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.85%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.85%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.56%) High Availability
7 2 (2.56%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.56%) Content Management
7 2 (2.56%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.56%) Service Management
8 1 (1.28%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.28%) Workflow
8 1 (1.28%) Build Automation
8 1 (1.28%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.62%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.41%) VBScript
4 5 (6.41%) C#
5 3 (3.85%) Python
5 3 (3.85%) Perl
6 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.28%) C++
7 1 (1.28%) Java
7 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Degree
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.26%) MCSE
3 7 (8.97%) MCP
4 6 (7.69%) MCITP
5 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.56%) MCSA
7 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (17.95%) Active Directory
3 10 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.85%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.56%) vSphere
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.28%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 22 (28.21%) Oracle
3 15 (19.23%) VMware
4 12 (15.38%) Citrix
5 6 (7.69%) Infor
5 6 (7.69%) Adobe
5 6 (7.69%) Sun
5 6 (7.69%) SAP
6 5 (6.41%) IBM
7 3 (3.85%) Metastorm
7 3 (3.85%) Open Text
8 2 (2.56%) Meraki
8 2 (2.56%) Facebook
8 2 (2.56%) Twitter
8 2 (2.56%) Kaspersky
8 2 (2.56%) Cisco
8 2 (2.56%) HP
8 2 (2.56%) NetApp
8 2 (2.56%) Symantec
8 2 (2.56%) McAfee
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