Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Consultant was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 January 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 468 469 477
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 84 94 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.30% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.31% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 64 88 169
South East median annual salary £31,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.50% -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £24,300 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £42,500 £66,250 £60,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -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 South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29,878 30,400 39,688
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.86% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 24,953 25,194 33,601
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Consultant in the South East

Support Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Support Consultant in the South East

Support Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Consultant in the South East over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Consultant in the South East

Support Consultant
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Thames Valley +8 44 £27,500 -45.00% 4
Berkshire +7 25 £32,500 -48.00% 1
Hampshire -7 23 £35,000 -10.26% 4
Oxfordshire -8 18 £27,500 -26.67% 1
Surrey +13 11 £37,500 - 2
West Sussex +3 6 £33,750 +12.50%
Kent +10 1 £19,500 -35.00%
Buckinghamshire +3 1 - - 2
Support Consultant
England

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 South East region featuring Support Consultant in the job title.

1 33 (39.29%) SQL
2 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 28 (33.33%) ERP
4 23 (27.38%) Finance
5 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
6 18 (21.43%) Advertising
7 15 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (17.86%) SAP
8 14 (16.67%) Degree
9 13 (15.48%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (14.29%) Sage
10 12 (14.29%) MS Access
11 10 (11.90%) Windows
11 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (10.71%) CRM
12 9 (10.71%) Local Government
12 9 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
12 9 (10.71%) Customer-Centricity
13 8 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (9.52%) Logistics
13 8 (9.52%) Retail
14 7 (8.33%) Active Directory
14 7 (8.33%) Hyper-V
14 7 (8.33%) NetSuite
14 7 (8.33%) Presales
14 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (7.14%) Windows Server
15 6 (7.14%) Software Testing
15 6 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM

Support Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) NetSuite
2 6 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (5.95%) Sage 1000
3 5 (5.95%) Sage 200
3 5 (5.95%) Sage 500
3 5 (5.95%) Sage X3
4 4 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (4.76%) SAP Business One
5 3 (3.57%) SAP FI
6 2 (2.38%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (1.19%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (1.19%) Sage CRM
7 1 (1.19%) SAP CO
7 1 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (1.19%) SAP MM
7 1 (1.19%) SAP PM
7 1 (1.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Dynamics 365
1 5 (5.95%) Office 365
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.57%) PaaS
3 2 (2.38%) SaaS
4 1 (1.19%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Firewall
2 3 (3.57%) LAN
3 2 (2.38%) Internet
3 2 (2.38%) VLAN
3 2 (2.38%) Wireless
4 1 (1.19%) BGP
4 1 (1.19%) DHCP
4 1 (1.19%) DNS
4 1 (1.19%) MPLS
4 1 (1.19%) OSPF
4 1 (1.19%) SAN
4 1 (1.19%) SNMP
4 1 (1.19%) VPN
4 1 (1.19%) VRRP
4 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (15.48%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (14.29%) MS Access
5 4 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.57%) GIS
7 2 (2.38%) DB2
7 2 (2.38%) Informix
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.19%) OLAP
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.19%) Power BI
8 1 (1.19%) QlikView
8 1 (1.19%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 23 (27.38%) Finance
2 18 (21.43%) Advertising
3 9 (10.71%) Local Government
4 8 (9.52%) Retail
5 5 (5.95%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.76%) Marketing
6 4 (4.76%) Publishing
7 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.19%) Back Office
8 1 (1.19%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) .NET
1 4 (4.76%) SAP XI
1 4 (4.76%) XML
2 3 (3.57%) J2EE
3 2 (2.38%) SAP ALE
4 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.19%) HTML
4 1 (1.19%) MDX
4 1 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.19%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.90%) Windows
2 6 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.76%) Unix
4 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.38%) Solaris
6 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.33%) ERP
2 9 (10.71%) CRM
2 9 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (10.71%) Customer-Centricity
3 8 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (9.52%) Logistics
4 7 (8.33%) Presales
5 6 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 5 (5.95%) Migration
7 4 (4.76%) ITIL
7 4 (4.76%) Project Management
8 3 (3.57%) Business Development
8 3 (3.57%) Change Management
8 3 (3.57%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.38%) Change Control
9 2 (2.38%) Internal Audit
9 2 (2.38%) Time Management
10 1 (1.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.29%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) ABAP
3 4 (4.76%) C#
3 4 (4.76%) C++
3 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.57%) Java
4 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.19%) C
5 1 (1.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (1.19%) Progress 4GL
5 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) AAT
2 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.38%) CCNA
4 2 (2.38%) CCNP
4 2 (2.38%) MCSA
4 2 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (1.19%) CCDP
5 1 (1.19%) HND
5 1 (1.19%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) GxP
2 1 (1.19%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.19%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.86%) SAP
3 12 (14.29%) Sage
4 6 (7.14%) Infor
5 4 (4.76%) Oracle
5 4 (4.76%) VMware
6 3 (3.57%) Epicor
6 3 (3.57%) Remedy
6 3 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.57%) Xero
7 2 (2.38%) Capita
7 2 (2.38%) Cisco
7 2 (2.38%) IFS
7 2 (2.38%) Sybase
8 1 (1.19%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (1.19%) F5
8 1 (1.19%) HP
8 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.19%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.19%) Tableau