Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Support Consultant was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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

Technical Support Consultant
England > North West
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 358 360 360
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 8 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.061% 0.056% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.058% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 2
North West median annual salary £22,000 £22,000 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.19% +16.67%
England median annual salary £35,000 £29,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +18.64% -20.27% -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 12733 12123 12586
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.99% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10181 10198 10449
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,488
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.18% +3.31%

Technical Support Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support Consultant in the North West

Technical Support Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Technical Support Consultant in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Support Consultant within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 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 -4 7 £22,000 -29.03% 1
Cheshire -33 1 £30,500 +52.50% 1
Technical Support Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Support Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (62.50%) Chat Support
3 5 (62.50%) ADSL
3 5 (62.50%) PSTN
3 5 (62.50%) Internet
3 5 (62.50%) FTP
3 5 (62.50%) Coaching
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (25.00%) Samba
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (12.50%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (12.50%) Korn
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) CRM

Technical 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) ADSL
2 5 (62.50%) FTP
2 5 (62.50%) Internet
2 5 (62.50%) PSTN
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Chat Support
1 5 (62.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) Korn
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Samba
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) VMware