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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Consultant
Rank 915 895 900
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 41 84 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.076% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.078% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 38 76 75
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,550 £28,500 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-27.50% -

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -32 38 £33,750 -15.62% 5
London -5 14 £45,000 +33.33% 1
Cambridge +22 7 £35,000 -5.91%
South East +11 7 £25,500 -43.33% 2
East of England +11 7 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 7 £35,000 +27.27%
South West 0 5 £29,000 -31.76%
Devon +8 4 £29,000 -
Cullompton - 4 £29,000 -
City of London +41 3 £30,000 -4.76%
Surrey -8 3 £23,500 -49.18% 1
North West +14 2 £19,500 -44.28%
Yorkshire +10 2 £21,750 -45.62% 1
Manchester +7 2 £19,500 -44.28%
Scotland -4 2 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Oxfordshire -13 2 £30,250 +0.83%
Weybridge - 2 £29,000 -
Rochdale - 2 £19,500 -
Harrogate +4 1 £16,500 -58.75%
North Yorkshire -2 1 £16,500 -58.75%
Glasgow -9 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £21,500 -
Harrow - 1 £37,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £29,000 -
Gateshead - 1 £21,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £27,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £21,500 -
Leeds - 1 £27,000 - 1
Swindon - 1 £29,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - -

Technical Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 45 (41.67%) Windows
2 41 (37.96%) VMware
3 39 (36.11%) SQL
4 34 (31.48%) Microsoft
5 33 (30.56%) SQL Server
6 31 (28.70%) Degree
7 30 (27.78%) Finance
8 29 (26.85%) MS Excel
9 28 (25.93%) Active Directory
10 26 (24.07%) Windows Server
11 25 (23.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (22.22%) Linux
13 20 (18.52%) IBM
14 19 (17.59%) MS Exchange
15 18 (16.67%) Oracle
16 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (13.89%) Business Activity Monitoring
17 15 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
17 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (13.89%) WCF
18 14 (12.96%) PowerShell
18 14 (12.96%) HTML
18 14 (12.96%) Presales
19 13 (12.04%) Unix
19 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2003
20 12 (11.11%) Project Management
20 12 (11.11%) XML
20 12 (11.11%) SharePoint
20 12 (11.11%) LAN

Technical Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 19 (17.59%) MS Exchange
2 15 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 11 (10.19%) IIS
5 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (7.41%) JBoss
5 8 (7.41%) WebLogic
5 8 (7.41%) WebSphere
6 7 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.78%) CMS
9 3 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.78%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.85%) SAS
11 1 (0.93%) Apache
Applications
1 29 (26.85%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Infor SunSystems
2 3 (2.78%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.78%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (2.78%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (2.78%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.93%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) SaaS
2 8 (7.41%) PaaS
3 5 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.78%) Office 365
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.11%) LAN
1 12 (11.11%) WAN
2 11 (10.19%) DNS
2 11 (10.19%) Internet
3 9 (8.33%) DHCP
4 8 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.56%) FTP
6 5 (4.63%) ADSL
6 5 (4.63%) Wireless
7 2 (1.85%) Broadband
7 2 (1.85%) Firewall
7 2 (1.85%) HTTP
7 2 (1.85%) SAN
8 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.93%) IPv4
8 1 (0.93%) IPv6
8 1 (0.93%) SMTP
8 1 (0.93%) SSL
8 1 (0.93%) VPN
8 1 (0.93%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.63%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.85%) MySQL
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.93%) DB2
6 1 (0.93%) Ingres
6 1 (0.93%) MaxDB
6 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.93%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Subversion
2 5 (4.63%) JIRA
2 5 (4.63%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.85%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (27.78%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.63%) Retail
4 4 (3.70%) Banking
4 4 (3.70%) French Language
4 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.78%) German Language
5 3 (2.78%) Publishing
6 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Automotive
7 1 (0.93%) Front Office
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Local Government
7 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.89%) WCF
2 14 (12.96%) HTML
3 12 (11.11%) XML
4 10 (9.26%) .NET
5 9 (8.33%) Middleware
6 4 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (2.78%) WSH
8 2 (1.85%) jQuery
8 2 (1.85%) JSON
8 2 (1.85%) REST
8 2 (1.85%) SOAP
9 1 (0.93%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.93%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.48%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.70%) AS400
5 4 (3.70%) Clustering
5 4 (3.70%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.78%) Replication
7 2 (1.85%) iPad
7 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.85%) Social Media
8 1 (0.93%) Contactless
8 1 (0.93%) EMV
8 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.93%) Life Science
8 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (41.67%) Windows
2 26 (24.07%) Windows Server
3 24 (22.22%) Linux
3 24 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (12.04%) Unix
5 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.78%) OS/400
6 3 (2.78%) Solaris
7 2 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.93%) AIX
8 1 (0.93%) Android
8 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.89%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 14 (12.96%) Presales
3 12 (11.11%) Project Management
4 10 (9.26%) ITIL
5 6 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (5.56%) Structured Programming
6 5 (4.63%) Analytics
6 5 (4.63%) ERP
6 5 (4.63%) Financial Modelling
6 5 (4.63%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (3.70%) Business Analytics
7 4 (3.70%) CRM
7 4 (3.70%) Workflow
8 3 (2.78%) Benchmarking
8 3 (2.78%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (2.78%) Data Modelling
8 3 (2.78%) ETL
8 3 (2.78%) Procure-to-pay
8 3 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (1.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (36.11%) SQL
2 14 (12.96%) PowerShell
3 10 (9.26%) C#
4 7 (6.48%) Java
4 7 (6.48%) Perl
5 6 (5.56%) Python
5 6 (5.56%) VB
6 5 (4.63%) VBA
7 4 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.78%) VBScript
9 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.93%) PHP
10 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (28.70%) Degree
2 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.56%) MCSE
4 4 (3.70%) HND
5 3 (2.78%) MCITP
5 3 (2.78%) VCP5
5 3 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.85%) CCNP
6 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.93%) CCNA
7 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.93%) MCP
7 1 (0.93%) MCSA
7 1 (0.93%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 25 (23.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.70%) vCloud
4 4 (3.70%) vSphere
5 3 (2.78%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.85%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.93%) Squid
7 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) SCOM
2 4 (3.70%) SCCM
2 4 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.93%) cPanel
3 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.93%) QRadar
Vendors
1 41 (37.96%) VMware
2 34 (31.48%) Microsoft
3 20 (18.52%) IBM
4 18 (16.67%) Oracle
5 11 (10.19%) Citrix
6 8 (7.41%) Sun
7 5 (4.63%) Cisco
7 5 (4.63%) SAP
8 3 (2.78%) HP
8 3 (2.78%) Splunk
8 3 (2.78%) Sybase
9 2 (1.85%) Apple
9 2 (1.85%) Dell
9 2 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.93%) Charles River
10 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.93%) Juniper
10 1 (0.93%) NetApp
10 1 (0.93%) Sophos
10 1 (0.93%) Symantec
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