Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Consultant was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 479 483 464
Rank change year-on-year +4 -19 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 73 104 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.30% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.30% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 54 99 173
South East median annual salary £35,000 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% - +0.66%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -1.32%

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 29359 34118 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24514 28618 34604
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
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 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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
Thames Valley -1 30 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Hampshire +29 23 £30,000 -15.49%
Berkshire +15 20 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Surrey +18 11 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire -3 8 £27,500 - 1
West Sussex - 7 £40,000 -
Kent +13 2 £19,500 -40.46%
Buckinghamshire +12 2 £35,000 -
Support Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region featuring Support Consultant in the job title.

1 23 (31.51%) SQL
2 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
3 21 (28.77%) Finance
4 19 (26.03%) Degree
5 18 (24.66%) ERP
6 12 (16.44%) SAP
7 11 (15.07%) Presales
8 9 (12.33%) Customer-Centricity
8 9 (12.33%) Firewall
8 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
9 8 (10.96%) ITIL
9 8 (10.96%) Unix
9 8 (10.96%) Windows
9 8 (10.96%) Retail
9 8 (10.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (10.96%) Logistics
9 8 (10.96%) Customer Requirements
9 8 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (10.96%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (9.59%) Local Government
10 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
10 7 (9.59%) .NET
10 7 (9.59%) C++
10 7 (9.59%) SLA
10 7 (9.59%) DHCP
10 7 (9.59%) DNS
11 6 (8.22%) Sage
11 6 (8.22%) C#
11 6 (8.22%) Java

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 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.37%) SAS
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) NetSuite
2 4 (5.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (4.11%) Sage X3
4 2 (2.74%) Sage 1000
4 2 (2.74%) Sage 200
4 2 (2.74%) Sage 500
4 2 (2.74%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 2 (2.74%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.37%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.37%) Sage CRM
5 1 (1.37%) SAP Business One
5 1 (1.37%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.37%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.37%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.11%) Office 365
2 3 (4.11%) SaaS
3 2 (2.74%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.37%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) Firewall
2 7 (9.59%) DHCP
2 7 (9.59%) DNS
3 4 (5.48%) BGP
3 4 (5.48%) LAN
3 4 (5.48%) MPLS
3 4 (5.48%) OSPF
3 4 (5.48%) SNMP
3 4 (5.48%) VPN
3 4 (5.48%) VRRP
3 4 (5.48%) WAN
4 3 (4.11%) Internet
5 1 (1.37%) Network Security
5 1 (1.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.22%) GIS
4 4 (5.48%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (4.11%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (4.11%) DB2
5 3 (4.11%) Informix
5 3 (4.11%) MS Access
5 3 (4.11%) OLAP
5 3 (4.11%) Power BI
5 3 (4.11%) QlikView
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.37%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
General
1 21 (28.77%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Retail
3 7 (9.59%) Local Government
4 6 (8.22%) Advertising
4 6 (8.22%) Manufacturing
5 5 (6.85%) Publishing
6 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
7 3 (4.11%) Legal
8 1 (1.37%) Back Office
8 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) .NET
2 6 (8.22%) J2EE
3 5 (6.85%) SAP XI
4 3 (4.11%) MDX
5 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.37%) EDI
5 1 (1.37%) HTML
5 1 (1.37%) Middleware
5 1 (1.37%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (10.96%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.48%) CMDB
2 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.11%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.74%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Unix
1 8 (10.96%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Linux
3 4 (5.48%) Solaris
3 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.11%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) ERP
2 11 (15.07%) Presales
3 9 (12.33%) Customer-Centricity
4 8 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (10.96%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (10.96%) ITIL
4 8 (10.96%) Logistics
5 6 (8.22%) Business Development
5 6 (8.22%) CRM
6 5 (6.85%) Change Management
6 5 (6.85%) Migration
7 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.48%) Change Control
7 4 (5.48%) Information Governance
7 4 (5.48%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.48%) Operations Management
7 4 (5.48%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (4.11%) Analytics
8 3 (4.11%) Business Analytics
8 3 (4.11%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.51%) SQL
2 7 (9.59%) C++
3 6 (8.22%) ABAP
3 6 (8.22%) C#
3 6 (8.22%) Java
4 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (2.74%) C
7 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.37%) Perl
8 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.37%) Progress 4GL
8 1 (1.37%) Python
8 1 (1.37%) VB
8 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (26.03%) Degree
2 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) CCNP
3 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.48%) JNCIP
4 3 (4.11%) Sun Certification
5 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.37%) MCSA
6 1 (1.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) GxP
2 1 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.44%) SAP
3 6 (8.22%) Sage
4 5 (6.85%) Juniper
4 5 (6.85%) Oracle
5 4 (5.48%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (5.48%) F5
5 4 (5.48%) Palo Alto
6 3 (4.11%) Cisco
6 3 (4.11%) Epicor
6 3 (4.11%) Infor
6 3 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.11%) Sybase
6 3 (4.11%) Tableau
6 3 (4.11%) Xero
7 2 (2.74%) IFS
7 2 (2.74%) Remedy
8 1 (1.37%) McAfee
8 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.37%) VMware