Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Consultant was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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

Support Consultant
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 332 351 297
Rank change year-on-year +19 -54 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 36 19 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.29% 0.15% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.15% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 38 14 26
North West median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +16.67% -31.43%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £45,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +5.63% -5.33%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 11,928 12,423 10,979
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.89% 96.80% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9,714 10,255 9,274
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,650 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Support Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Support Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Consultant in the North West over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 21 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +38 31 £34,000 +2.26% 6
Merseyside +17 4 £35,000 -
Cheshire -18 3 £35,000 -6.67%
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, Support Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region featuring Support Consultant in the job title.

1 20 (55.56%) SQL
2 15 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (22.22%) Customer-Centricity
6 7 (19.44%) ERP
6 7 (19.44%) Finance
6 7 (19.44%) Manufacturing
7 6 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (13.89%) SAP
9 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (11.11%) Logistics
9 4 (11.11%) Publishing
9 4 (11.11%) Retail
9 4 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 3 (8.33%) Infor
10 3 (8.33%) IFS
10 3 (8.33%) Advertising
10 3 (8.33%) ITIL
10 3 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (8.33%) Linux
10 3 (8.33%) CRM
10 3 (8.33%) Epicor
10 3 (8.33%) Sage
11 2 (5.56%) Internet

Support Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (5.56%) Sage X3
4 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.78%) Sage 200
4 1 (2.78%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) ADSL
1 2 (5.56%) Broadband
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) BGP
2 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) FTP
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) MPLS
2 1 (2.78%) OSPF
2 1 (2.78%) PSTN
2 1 (2.78%) Skype
2 1 (2.78%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.56%) Qlik Sense
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
1 7 (19.44%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.11%) Publishing
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 3 (8.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Customer-Centricity
2 7 (19.44%) ERP
3 6 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (11.11%) Logistics
5 3 (8.33%) CRM
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.78%) Chat Support
7 1 (2.78%) Coaching
7 1 (2.78%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.78%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) CCNP
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) SAP
3 3 (8.33%) Epicor
3 3 (8.33%) IFS
3 3 (8.33%) Infor
3 3 (8.33%) Sage
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Dell
4 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.78%) HP