The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Consultant
Rank - 189 172
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 0 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.51% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.53% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 25 20
Average salary - £55,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +64.17%
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +8.10%
Support Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Consultant in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Support Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Support Consultant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Support Consultant in their job title.

1 8 (72.73%) CRM
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) IIS
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
6 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (18.18%) Line Management
6 2 (18.18%) BYOD
6 2 (18.18%) Presales
6 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
6 2 (18.18%) SaaS
6 2 (18.18%) Android
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (18.18%) Swedish Language
6 2 (18.18%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) VB
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Support Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Infor CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Sage 200
2 1 (9.09%) Sage CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Swedish Language
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Finnish Language
3 1 (9.09%) German Language
3 1 (9.09%) Norwegian Language
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 2 (18.18%) BYOD
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
2 2 (18.18%) Android
2 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Line Management
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (18.18%) Presales
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) Terminal Server
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Sysprep
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Infor
2 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
2 1 (9.09%) Sage
2 1 (9.09%) VMware