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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Consultant
Rank 853 828 807
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 43 66 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.060% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.063% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 38 56 65
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 £27,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £53,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -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
107644 104931 108810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.70% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 89153 86333 93218
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £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 24 November 2014 within the UK.

Technical Support Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Support Consultant
Top 28 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 November 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 -28 42 £32,500 -7.14% 3
South East +4 17 £35,000 -20.00%
London +4 10 £42,500 -8.10% 1
South West -5 10 £21,000 -32.25%
Clevedon - 9 £21,000 -
Somerset - 9 £21,000 -
Berkshire +26 7 £40,000 -23.80%
Reading +4 7 £40,000 -23.80%
Buckinghamshire -4 6 £32,500 -10.34%
Aylesbury - 5 £32,500 -
Surrey -13 4 £37,500 -
Reigate - 3 £37,500 -
Leeds -28 2 - -
West Yorkshire -31 2 - -
Yorkshire -53 2 - -
Bristol +3 1 £27,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £32,500 - 2
Croydon - 1 £20,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £35,000 -
Stockport - 1 £22,500 -
Weybridge - 1 £32,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
North West - 1 £22,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £32,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -
East of England - 1 £32,500 - 2
Manchester - 1 £22,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £30,000 -

Technical Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (69.14%) Windows
2 44 (54.32%) SQL Server
3 32 (39.51%) SQL
4 29 (35.80%) IIS
5 25 (30.86%) Oracle
5 25 (30.86%) Microsoft
6 21 (25.93%) MS Excel
7 20 (24.69%) Finance
7 20 (24.69%) Degree
7 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (20.99%) MS Exchange
9 16 (19.75%) VMware
10 15 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
11 14 (17.28%) Linux
12 13 (16.05%) HTML
12 13 (16.05%) Citrix
12 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (16.05%) DNS
12 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (14.81%) CRM
14 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
14 11 (13.58%) ERP
14 11 (13.58%) DHCP
14 11 (13.58%) MS Office
14 11 (13.58%) Hyper-V
15 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (12.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Technical Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (35.80%) IIS
2 17 (20.99%) MS Exchange
3 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
4 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.23%) Lync
8 1 (1.23%) Apache
8 1 (1.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 21 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.58%) MS Office
3 6 (7.41%) Photoshop
3 6 (7.41%) Acrobat
3 6 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (7.41%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (11.11%) SAP Business One
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Taleo
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
1 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) DNS
2 11 (13.58%) DHCP
3 7 (8.64%) VoIP
4 6 (7.41%) Intranet
5 5 (6.17%) Firewall
6 4 (4.94%) Softphone
6 4 (4.94%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (4.94%) WAN
6 4 (4.94%) LAN
6 4 (4.94%) PBX
6 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.70%) Internet
8 2 (2.47%) MPLS
8 2 (2.47%) VLAN
8 2 (2.47%) VPN
9 1 (1.23%) SAN
9 1 (1.23%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (54.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (12.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (11.11%) MySQL
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.23%) InstallShield
General
1 20 (24.69%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Marketing
3 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) French Language
5 1 (1.23%) German Language
5 1 (1.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) HTML
2 10 (12.35%) .NET
3 6 (7.41%) HTML5
4 5 (6.17%) Web Services
4 5 (6.17%) XML
5 3 (3.70%) CSS
6 2 (2.47%) SOAP
6 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Graphic Design
2 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.94%) IVR
4 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.23%) Social Media
5 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.23%) NHS
5 1 (1.23%) GIS
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 56 (69.14%) Windows
2 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (17.28%) Linux
4 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.70%) UNIX
5 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.47%) AIX
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.81%) CRM
2 11 (13.58%) ERP
3 6 (7.41%) Project Management
3 6 (7.41%) Email Marketing
4 5 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.17%) ITIL
5 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.70%) Data Analysis
5 3 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.47%) Content Management
6 2 (2.47%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.47%) High Availability
6 2 (2.47%) Workflow
6 2 (2.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.47%) Software Distribution
7 1 (1.23%) Web Design
7 1 (1.23%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.23%) Build Automation
7 1 (1.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (39.51%) SQL
2 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
2 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.17%) C#
4 3 (3.70%) Perl
4 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.70%) VBScript
4 3 (3.70%) Python
5 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.23%) C++
6 1 (1.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (24.69%) Degree
2 10 (12.35%) MCSE
2 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (11.11%) MCITP
4 7 (8.64%) MCP
5 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
3 11 (13.58%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.47%) XenApp
5 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.23%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (30.86%) Oracle
1 25 (30.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.75%) VMware
3 13 (16.05%) Citrix
4 9 (11.11%) SAP
4 9 (11.11%) Infor
4 9 (11.11%) Sun
5 6 (7.41%) Adobe
6 5 (6.17%) IBM
7 3 (3.70%) Metastorm
7 3 (3.70%) Open Text
8 2 (2.47%) Symantec
8 2 (2.47%) McAfee
8 2 (2.47%) Kaspersky
8 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.47%) Facebook
8 2 (2.47%) Twitter
9 1 (1.23%) Apple
9 1 (1.23%) Avaya
9 1 (1.23%) Novell
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