The median annual salary for a Support Consultant was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Consultant
England / North West
Rank 249 217 222
Rank change year-on-year -32 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 8 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.13% 0.41% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.42% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 23
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,200
% change year-on-year - -5.91%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5865 5483 6340
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.72% 97.06% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4885 4606 5110
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Support Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Consultant in the North West

Support Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Support Consultant in the North West

Support Consultant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Manchester -34 6 £33,250 -14.19% 3
Merseyside - 2 £35,000 -
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 across the North West region featuring Support Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (45.00%) ERP
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Sage
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) Sage 1000
5 6 (30.00%) SAP
5 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) SLA
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (15.00%) Retail
8 3 (15.00%) SAP Business One
9 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 2 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (10.00%) SAP XI
9 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (10.00%) Advertising
9 2 (10.00%) Linux
9 2 (10.00%) ABAP
9 2 (10.00%) .NET
9 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
10 1 (5.00%) SAP FI
10 1 (5.00%) Benchmarking
10 1 (5.00%) Active Directory

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Sage 1000
2 3 (15.00%) SAP Business One
3 2 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (5.00%) Sage 200
4 1 (5.00%) Sage X3
4 1 (5.00%) SAP CO
4 1 (5.00%) SAP FI
4 1 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) SUSE
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ERP
2 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) E-Procurement
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Logistics
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.00%) Presales
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) ABAP
3 1 (5.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Sage
3 6 (30.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
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