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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Consultant
Rank 866 888 907
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 42 82 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.074% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.077% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 37 66 68
Median salary £27,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £27,500 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +6.66%

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
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 July 2016 within the UK.

Technical Support Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Support Consultant
Top 27 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 25 July 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 +23 41 £27,500 -31.25% 8
London +30 18 £37,500 -11.76% 2
South East +6 11 £27,500 -38.88% 3
Oxford -12 9 £27,500 -8.33% 3
Oxfordshire -28 9 £27,500 - 3
North West +26 6 £21,000 -20.00%
Manchester +5 5 £22,000 -26.66%
City of London +55 3 £27,500 -28.10%
Yorkshire +29 3 £28,500 -28.75% 2
East of England +35 2 £40,000 +3.15%
Cambridgeshire +5 2 £40,000 +3.15%
Cambridge +2 2 £40,000 +3.15%
Sheffield - 2 £28,500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £28,500 -
Rochdale - 2 £19,500 -
Cheshire +33 1 £20,000 -11.11%
Leeds +27 1 £27,000 +3.84% 1
West Yorkshire +17 1 £27,000 +3.84% 2
Berkshire +8 1 £31,000 +24.00%
Kent - 1 £21,000 -
Bristol - 1 £31,500 - 1
Warrington - 1 £20,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £21,000 -
Southwark - 1 £26,500 -
South West - 1 £31,500 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Technical Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 41 (48.24%) SQL
2 29 (34.12%) Windows
2 29 (34.12%) Microsoft
3 26 (30.59%) Degree
4 25 (29.41%) Finance
5 24 (28.24%) VMware
6 23 (27.06%) SQL Server
7 18 (21.18%) MS Excel
8 17 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (16.47%) Linux
9 14 (16.47%) Active Directory
10 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (15.29%) Windows Server
11 12 (14.12%) Oracle
11 12 (14.12%) Java
12 11 (12.94%) Internet
13 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (11.76%) Citrix
14 9 (10.59%) Project Management
14 9 (10.59%) MS Office
14 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (9.41%) Banking
16 7 (8.24%) vSphere
16 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
16 7 (8.24%) WCF
16 7 (8.24%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (8.24%) Firewall
16 7 (8.24%) Unix
16 7 (8.24%) HTML

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 7 (8.24%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (8.24%) MS Exchange
1 7 (8.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.88%) IIS
4 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.71%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (4.71%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (3.53%) JBoss
6 2 (2.35%) NetWeaver
6 2 (2.35%) SAS
6 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.18%) Apache
7 1 (1.18%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (21.18%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) AWD
1 1 (1.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Office 365
2 5 (5.88%) SaaS
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.18%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) Internet
2 7 (8.24%) Firewall
2 7 (8.24%) LAN
2 7 (8.24%) WAN
3 5 (5.88%) DNS
3 5 (5.88%) FTP
3 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.88%) Wireless
4 4 (4.71%) ADSL
4 4 (4.71%) Broadband
4 4 (4.71%) VPN
5 3 (3.53%) HTTP
6 2 (2.35%) SAN
7 1 (1.18%) DHCP
7 1 (1.18%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.18%) IPv4
7 1 (1.18%) IPv6
7 1 (1.18%) SMTP
7 1 (1.18%) SSL
7 1 (1.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.53%) MySQL
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.35%) DB2
5 2 (2.35%) MaxDB
5 2 (2.35%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) FileMaker
6 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) JIRA
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.35%) Bugzilla
3 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.35%) Subversion
General
1 25 (29.41%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Local Government
3 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.71%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.53%) Retail
6 2 (2.35%) Automotive
6 2 (2.35%) German Language
6 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Legal
7 1 (1.18%) Advertising
7 1 (1.18%) French Language
7 1 (1.18%) Front Office
7 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) HTML
1 7 (8.24%) WCF
2 6 (7.06%) .NET
3 5 (5.88%) XML
4 4 (4.71%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (2.35%) jQuery
5 2 (2.35%) JSON
5 2 (2.35%) Middleware
5 2 (2.35%) REST
5 2 (2.35%) SAP Basis
5 2 (2.35%) SOAP
6 1 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.18%) CSS
6 1 (1.18%) CSS3
6 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.71%) Clustering
3 4 (4.71%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.53%) Life Science
4 3 (3.53%) PKI
5 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.35%) Social Media
6 1 (1.18%) Contactless
6 1 (1.18%) EMV
6 1 (1.18%) iPad
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.18%) User Experience
6 1 (1.18%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.18%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.12%) Windows
2 14 (16.47%) Linux
3 13 (15.29%) Windows Server
3 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.24%) Unix
6 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.88%) Solaris
8 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.35%) AIX
9 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.18%) Android
10 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.59%) Project Management
2 7 (8.24%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 6 (7.06%) CRM
3 6 (7.06%) ITIL
3 6 (7.06%) Presales
4 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (4.71%) Software Deployment
5 3 (3.53%) Analytics
5 3 (3.53%) ERP
5 3 (3.53%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.53%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.53%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.35%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (2.35%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.35%) Investment Management
6 2 (2.35%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.35%) Process Management
6 2 (2.35%) SAP Security
6 2 (2.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (48.24%) SQL
2 12 (14.12%) Java
3 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.71%) Python
4 3 (3.53%) C#
4 3 (3.53%) C++
4 3 (3.53%) Perl
4 3 (3.53%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.35%) VBA
5 2 (2.35%) VBScript
6 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (30.59%) Degree
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.88%) MCSA
4 4 (4.71%) HND
5 2 (2.35%) MCSE
5 2 (2.35%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.18%) CCNA
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.18%) MCP
6 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (16.47%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.24%) vSphere
4 6 (7.06%) vCloud
5 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.35%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.18%) Squid
6 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.18%) Xen
6 1 (1.18%) XenApp
6 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) SCCM
1 4 (4.71%) SCOM
1 4 (4.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.18%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.18%) SafeCom
2 1 (1.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (34.12%) Microsoft
2 24 (28.24%) VMware
3 12 (14.12%) Oracle
4 10 (11.76%) Citrix
5 7 (8.24%) IBM
6 6 (7.06%) Cisco
7 4 (4.71%) Sun
8 3 (3.53%) Novell
8 3 (3.53%) Sybase
9 2 (2.35%) Apple
9 2 (2.35%) NetApp
9 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.35%) SAP
10 1 (1.18%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.18%) Charles River
10 1 (1.18%) Dell
10 1 (1.18%) Draytek
10 1 (1.18%) HP
10 1 (1.18%) Sophos
10 1 (1.18%) WatchGuard
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