Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Consultant was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 330 328 303
Rank change year-on-year -2 -25 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 34 39 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.31% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.32% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 32
North West median annual salary £37,500 £29,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.21% -10.00% -10.34%
10th Percentile £22,000 £19,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £50,000 £50,700
England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -

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 12881 12066 12498
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 97.00% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10316 10146 10375
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -22 30 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Cheshire -33 2 £37,750 +67.78% 2
Merseyside - 1 £41,500 -
Support Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 18 (52.94%) SAP
2 12 (35.29%) SAP SD
3 11 (32.35%) EDI
3 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 8 (23.53%) Finance
6 7 (20.59%) Manufacturing
7 6 (17.65%) Retail
7 6 (17.65%) ERP
7 6 (17.65%) SQL
7 6 (17.65%) Logistics
8 5 (14.71%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
8 5 (14.71%) ABAP
8 5 (14.71%) Windows
8 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
8 5 (14.71%) SAP XI
8 5 (14.71%) Publishing
9 4 (11.76%) HTML
10 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
10 3 (8.82%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (8.82%) WAN
10 3 (8.82%) FTP
10 3 (8.82%) ADSL
10 3 (8.82%) LAN
10 3 (8.82%) PSTN
10 3 (8.82%) Internet
10 3 (8.82%) Advertising
10 3 (8.82%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (8.82%) Coaching

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 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (35.29%) SAP SD
2 3 (8.82%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (5.88%) Sage X3
4 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.94%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (2.94%) SAP Business One
4 1 (2.94%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.94%) SAP EHS
4 1 (2.94%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.82%) ADSL
2 3 (8.82%) FTP
2 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 3 (8.82%) LAN
2 3 (8.82%) PSTN
2 3 (8.82%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) ISDN
3 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Manufacturing
3 6 (17.65%) Retail
4 5 (14.71%) Publishing
5 3 (8.82%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) EDI
2 5 (14.71%) SAP XI
3 4 (11.76%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) ODBC
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) ERP
1 6 (17.65%) Logistics
2 5 (14.71%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (8.82%) Chat Support
3 3 (8.82%) Coaching
4 2 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (2.94%) CRM
5 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.94%) Escalation Management
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) ABAP
3 2 (5.88%) X++
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) Korn
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PMO
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Samba
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) SAP
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Sage
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Epicor
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat