Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Consultant was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 336 344 315
Rank change year-on-year +8 -29 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 22 25 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.19% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 29
North West median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +70.45% -32.31%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £50,375 £41,300 £50,000
England median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% - -

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 11,381 12,408 11,742
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 96.70% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9,195 9,960 9,913
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -4 20 £35,000 -6.67% 4
Merseyside +10 2 £35,000 -15.66% 1
Cheshire +4 2 £21,500 -42.67% 1
Support Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 11 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) Windows
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) IIS
5 5 (22.73%) CRM
5 5 (22.73%) ERP
5 5 (22.73%) Replication
5 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
5 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (22.73%) High Availability
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (13.64%) Time Management
7 3 (13.64%) ADSL
7 3 (13.64%) VPN
8 2 (9.09%) Broadband
8 2 (9.09%) ISDN
8 2 (9.09%) PBX
8 2 (9.09%) PSTN
8 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (9.09%) C
8 2 (9.09%) Degree

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 5 (22.73%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) ADSL
1 3 (13.64%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) Broadband
2 2 (9.09%) ISDN
2 2 (9.09%) PBX
2 2 (9.09%) PSTN
3 1 (4.55%) BGP
3 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) MPLS
3 1 (4.55%) OSPF
3 1 (4.55%) Skype
3 1 (4.55%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (22.73%) CRM
2 5 (22.73%) ERP
2 5 (22.73%) High Availability
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.64%) Time Management
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Chat Support
4 2 (9.09%) Coaching
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (9.09%) Presales
5 1 (4.55%) Innovative Thinking
5 1 (4.55%) Logistics
5 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
1 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Dell
3 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.55%) HP