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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Consultant
Rank 174 190 185
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 36 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.15% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 32 4 10
Average salary £25,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.27% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,600 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £50,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
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
5134 4757 4750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.43% 95.41% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4356 3988 3965
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Support Consultant Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Support Consultant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warwickshire - 19 £25,000 -
Birmingham -11 6 £55,000 +35.80% 2
Staffordshire - 5 £35,500 -
Coventry - 3 £27,500 - 1
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 40 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 37 (61.67%) SQL
3 25 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 21 (35.00%) Windows
4 21 (35.00%) .NET
5 20 (33.33%) VBScript
5 20 (33.33%) C#
5 20 (33.33%) Cognos
5 20 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (33.33%) DTS
6 19 (31.67%) SLA
6 19 (31.67%) Hyper-V
7 15 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 15 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 15 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
9 10 (16.67%) T-SQL
9 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (16.67%) Data Transformation
9 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
10 9 (15.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 9 (15.00%) Cognos Report Studio
10 9 (15.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (15.00%) ETL
10 9 (15.00%) VMware
11 5 (8.33%) Citrix
11 5 (8.33%) SAN
11 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 15 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 15 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 15 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Sage 200
2 3 (5.00%) Sage 50
3 2 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (33.33%) DTS
3 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 9 (15.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 9 (15.00%) Cognos Report Studio
4 9 (15.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.33%) Marketing
1 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Derivative
2 1 (1.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.00%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (8.33%) Windows 8
2 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) Data Transformation
2 9 (15.00%) ETL
3 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 5 (8.33%) Line Management
3 5 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (5.00%) CRM
5 2 (3.33%) Analytics
5 2 (3.33%) Marketing Analytics
5 2 (3.33%) Logistics
5 2 (3.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.33%) Service Management
6 1 (1.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.67%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (61.67%) SQL
2 20 (33.33%) VBScript
2 20 (33.33%) C#
3 10 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (1.67%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (31.67%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (31.67%) Hyper-V
2 15 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) SCCM
1 4 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (33.33%) Cognos
3 9 (15.00%) VMware
4 5 (8.33%) Citrix
5 4 (6.67%) Sage
5 4 (6.67%) HP
5 4 (6.67%) Dell
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle
6 3 (5.00%) SAP
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