Period
to 22 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Consultant was £29,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 483 460 478
Rank change year-on-year -23 +18 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 73 89 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.31% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 62 70 144
South East median annual salary £29,750 £36,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.93% -14.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £20,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £42,125 £58,875 £54,625
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 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 30,701 29,086 37,923
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 96.94% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25,587 24,280 32,275
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £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 April 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 April 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 -6 39 £27,500 -26.67% 9
Berkshire -7 26 £27,500 -31.25% 8
Hampshire -34 19 £35,000 -6.67%
Oxfordshire -9 12 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Surrey +13 11 £37,500 -1.96%
West Sussex +4 4 £33,250 +10.83%
East Sussex -12 1 £35,000 +75.00%
Buckinghamshire -14 1 - -
Support Consultant
England

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

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

1 29 (39.73%) SQL
2 28 (38.36%) ERP
3 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
4 20 (27.40%) Finance
5 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
6 16 (21.92%) Advertising
7 14 (19.18%) Sage
8 13 (17.81%) Windows
9 12 (16.44%) Active Directory
9 12 (16.44%) Degree
10 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (15.07%) Windows Server
11 10 (13.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (12.33%) MS Access
12 9 (12.33%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (10.96%) AAT
13 8 (10.96%) Office 365
14 7 (9.59%) Retail
14 7 (9.59%) Marketing
14 7 (9.59%) SAP
15 6 (8.22%) CRM
15 6 (8.22%) Software Testing
15 6 (8.22%) Infor
16 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
16 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
16 5 (6.85%) Driving Licence
16 5 (6.85%) Presales
16 5 (6.85%) NetSuite
16 5 (6.85%) Dynamics NAV

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 (5.48%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (6.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (6.85%) NetSuite
2 4 (5.48%) Sage X3
3 3 (4.11%) Sage 1000
3 3 (4.11%) Sage 200
3 3 (4.11%) Sage 500
3 3 (4.11%) SAP Business One
4 2 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (2.74%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (2.74%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.37%) BPCS
5 1 (1.37%) HFM
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Office 365
2 4 (5.48%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (4.11%) PaaS
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.74%) IaaS
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.37%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Firewall
1 2 (2.74%) LAN
1 2 (2.74%) Wireless
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) SAN
2 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (12.33%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (12.33%) MS Access
4 4 (5.48%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.74%) GIS
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.37%) DB2
6 1 (1.37%) Essbase
6 1 (1.37%) Informix
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.37%) SAP HANA
General
1 20 (27.40%) Finance
2 16 (21.92%) Advertising
3 7 (9.59%) Marketing
3 7 (9.59%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Local Government
4 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Billing
5 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.37%) Korean Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) XML
2 2 (2.74%) .NET
2 2 (2.74%) J2EE
2 2 (2.74%) SAP ALE
3 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.37%) CSS
3 1 (1.37%) HTML
3 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Driving Licence
2 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.74%) Clustering
4 2 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.37%) Fintech
5 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.81%) Windows
2 11 (15.07%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.11%) Unix
4 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) ERP
2 9 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (8.22%) CRM
3 6 (8.22%) Software Testing
4 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (6.85%) Presales
5 4 (5.48%) Business Development
5 4 (5.48%) Customer-Centricity
5 4 (5.48%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (5.48%) Migration
5 4 (5.48%) Project Management
6 3 (4.11%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (2.74%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (2.74%) Internal Audit
7 2 (2.74%) ITIL
7 2 (2.74%) Logistics
7 2 (2.74%) Task Automation
7 2 (2.74%) Time Management
7 2 (2.74%) Wealth Management
8 1 (1.37%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.73%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) ABAP
2 2 (2.74%) C#
2 2 (2.74%) C++
2 2 (2.74%) Java
2 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Degree
2 8 (10.96%) AAT
3 5 (6.85%) HND
4 2 (2.74%) CCNA
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.37%) CCDP
5 1 (1.37%) CCNP
5 1 (1.37%) MCSA
5 1 (1.37%) MCSE
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (2.74%) SCCM
1 2 (2.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.37%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.18%) Sage
3 7 (9.59%) SAP
4 6 (8.22%) Infor
5 4 (5.48%) Oracle
6 3 (4.11%) VMware
7 2 (2.74%) Capita
7 2 (2.74%) Cisco
7 2 (2.74%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.74%) Remedy
7 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.74%) Symantec
7 2 (2.74%) Xero
8 1 (1.37%) Citrix
8 1 (1.37%) Epicor
8 1 (1.37%) HP
8 1 (1.37%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.37%) IFS
8 1 (1.37%) Sybase
8 1 (1.37%) TIBCO