Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Support Consultant was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 316 324 336
Rank change year-on-year +8 +12 -79
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 24 46 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.36% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.38% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18 37 23
North West median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £20,850
90th Percentile £60,000 £41,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% +1.33%

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 10,105 12,237 11,927
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 96.74% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8,211 9,782 10,063
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 -13 20 £37,500 +10.29% 5
Cheshire +39 4 £21,500 -43.05% 2
Support Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 9 (37.50%) Oracle
3 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Degree
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (29.17%) Data Analysis
5 7 (29.17%) Local Government
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (29.17%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (29.17%) Marketing
5 7 (29.17%) QlikView
5 7 (29.17%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (29.17%) Programme Management
5 7 (29.17%) Electronics
5 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) Manufacturing
5 7 (29.17%) SAP
5 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
5 7 (29.17%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (29.17%) PRINCE
5 7 (29.17%) Data Mining
5 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (29.17%) Predictive Modelling
5 7 (29.17%) Qlik Sense
5 7 (29.17%) Power BI

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 2 (8.33%) IIS
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) ADSL
1 6 (25.00%) Broadband
2 4 (16.67%) FTP
2 4 (16.67%) Internet
2 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) ISDN
3 2 (8.33%) PBX
3 2 (8.33%) PSTN
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (29.17%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (29.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 7 (29.17%) Data Mining
2 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (29.17%) Power BI
2 7 (29.17%) Qlik Sense
2 7 (29.17%) QlikView
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 7 (29.17%) Electronics
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
1 7 (29.17%) Local Government
1 7 (29.17%) Manufacturing
1 7 (29.17%) Marketing
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) CSS3
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) React
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (29.17%) Data Analysis
2 7 (29.17%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (29.17%) Predictive Modelling
2 7 (29.17%) PRINCE
2 7 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (29.17%) Programme Management
2 7 (29.17%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) Time Management
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Presales
5 2 (8.33%) Chat Support
5 2 (8.33%) Coaching
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) ERP
5 2 (8.33%) High Availability
5 2 (8.33%) MVC
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle
3 7 (29.17%) SAP
4 2 (8.33%) VMware