Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Support Consultant was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 513 546 598
Rank change year-on-year +33 +52 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 22 8 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.071% 0.025% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.026% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 46
South East median annual salary £27,500 £36,250 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.14% -0.68% -3.95%
10th Percentile £26,250 £35,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £42,500 £55,625 £55,000
England median annual salary £30,250 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -13.57% -5.41% -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 30,048 30,635 39,457
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.86% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25,093 25,400 33,410
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%

Technical Support Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support Consultant in the South East

Technical Support Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Technical Support Consultant in the South East

Technical Support Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support Consultant in the South East over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Support Consultant in the South East

Technical 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 Technical Support Consultant within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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 +26 17 £27,500 -24.14% 1
Oxfordshire -11 13 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Berkshire +33 4 £32,500 -36.59%
West Sussex - 3 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Technical Support Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Technical 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 Technical Support Consultant in the job title.

1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) MS Access
2 12 (54.55%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (40.91%) Degree
4 7 (31.82%) Advertising
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (27.27%) Windows
6 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
6 5 (22.73%) Local Government
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
6 5 (22.73%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (18.18%) Presales
7 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 4 (18.18%) VMware
8 3 (13.64%) GIS
8 3 (13.64%) ERP
8 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
8 3 (13.64%) J2EE
8 3 (13.64%) C++
8 3 (13.64%) Java
8 3 (13.64%) Business Development
8 3 (13.64%) PaaS
8 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
9 2 (9.09%) Office 365
9 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business

Technical 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) PaaS
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (54.55%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (54.55%) MS Access
2 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.64%) GIS
General
1 7 (31.82%) Advertising
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (18.18%) Presales
3 3 (13.64%) Business Development
3 3 (13.64%) ERP
4 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C++
2 3 (13.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Capita
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix