Period
to 11 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Support Consultant was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

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

Support Consultant
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 555 699 668
Rank change year-on-year +144 -31 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 72 175 259
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.17% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 76 160 224
Median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +0.72% -0.71%
10th Percentile £26,500 £21,000 £24,650
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £53,375
UK median annual salary £42,625 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +21.79% -1.41% -5.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. 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
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 40,900 80,674 97,765
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.25% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 32,726 63,517 79,261
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Support Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Support Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Support Consultant in the UK excluding London

Support Consultant
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Support Consultant in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Support Consultant in the UK excluding London

Support Consultant
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Support Consultant in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Support Consultant in the UK excluding London

Support Consultant
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Consultant within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 11 July 2020. 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
South East +135 23 £32,500 -13.33% 2
North of England +100 20 £48,000 +74.55% 1
North West +92 11 £60,000 +110.53% 1
South West +76 10 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Midlands +113 9 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Yorkshire +86 9 £40,000 +110.53%
West Midlands +89 6 £47,500 - 1
East of England +70 4 £34,000 +23.64%
Wales +3 4 £45,000 -
East Midlands +67 3 £60,000 +60.00%
Scotland +77 2 £40,750 -25.91%
Support Consultant
UK

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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 UK excluding London region featuring Support Consultant in the job title.

1 30 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 24 (33.33%) Windows
3 20 (27.78%) SQL
4 18 (25.00%) Azure
5 17 (23.61%) Windows Server
6 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
7 14 (19.44%) Linux
8 13 (18.06%) ITIL
9 11 (15.28%) MySQL
9 11 (15.28%) ERP
9 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
10 10 (13.89%) Migration
10 10 (13.89%) Office 365
11 8 (11.11%) VMware
11 8 (11.11%) Firewall
11 8 (11.11%) SAP
11 8 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
11 8 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (11.11%) Thought Leadership
12 7 (9.72%) Ubuntu
12 7 (9.72%) Degree
12 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (9.72%) Law
13 6 (8.33%) Finance
13 6 (8.33%) NHS
13 6 (8.33%) B2B
13 6 (8.33%) Oracle
13 6 (8.33%) Java
13 6 (8.33%) Multithreading
13 6 (8.33%) PowerShell

Support Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.39%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.17%) SAP PP
2 3 (4.17%) SAP SD
3 2 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.78%) SAP Business One
4 1 (1.39%) Lawson
4 1 (1.39%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.39%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.00%) Azure
2 10 (13.89%) Office 365
3 6 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (5.56%) SaaS
5 3 (4.17%) AWS
6 2 (2.78%) GCP
6 2 (2.78%) IaaS
6 2 (2.78%) WhatsApp
7 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (4.17%) BGP
2 3 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (4.17%) LAN
2 3 (4.17%) OSPF
2 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.17%) VoIP
2 3 (4.17%) VPN
2 3 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (1.39%) DHCP
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) DSL
3 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.39%) FTP
3 1 (1.39%) GSM
3 1 (1.39%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) Network Security
3 1 (1.39%) RS-232
3 1 (1.39%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.28%) MySQL
3 5 (6.94%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.39%) Informix
6 1 (1.39%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 7 (9.72%) Law
2 6 (8.33%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Advertising
4 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (2.78%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.78%) Local Government
5 2 (2.78%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) Web Services
2 2 (2.78%) .NET
2 2 (2.78%) COM
3 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) NHS
2 3 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.78%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (1.39%) FMCG
4 1 (1.39%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.39%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.39%) iSeries
4 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.33%) Windows
2 17 (23.61%) Windows Server
3 14 (19.44%) Linux
4 7 (9.72%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.17%) Unix
6 3 (4.17%) VMS
6 3 (4.17%) VyOS
6 3 (4.17%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (1.39%) CentOS
7 1 (1.39%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) ITIL
2 11 (15.28%) ERP
3 10 (13.89%) Migration
4 8 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (11.11%) Thought Leadership
5 6 (8.33%) B2B
5 6 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 6 (8.33%) Presales
5 6 (8.33%) Project Delivery
6 5 (6.94%) Data Migration
6 5 (6.94%) Service Management
7 4 (5.56%) CRM
8 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.17%) Coaching
8 3 (4.17%) High Availability
8 3 (4.17%) Network Design
9 2 (2.78%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (2.78%) Decision-Making
9 2 (2.78%) IT Strategy
9 2 (2.78%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.78%) SQL
2 6 (8.33%) Java
2 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.17%) Python
5 2 (2.78%) C#
5 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.78%) Ruby
6 1 (1.39%) Perl
6 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.17%) CCNA
3 3 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) HNC
4 2 (2.78%) VCAP
4 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.39%) ACCA
5 1 (1.39%) CCNP
5 1 (1.39%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.39%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.39%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.39%) MCP
5 1 (1.39%) MCSA
5 1 (1.39%) MCSE
5 1 (1.39%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) GDPR
1 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) vCenter Server
1 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.11%) SAP
2 8 (11.11%) VMware
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle
4 4 (5.56%) Cisco
4 4 (5.56%) Juniper
5 3 (4.17%) Avaya
5 3 (4.17%) Brocade
5 3 (4.17%) CA
5 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.17%) Extreme Networks
5 3 (4.17%) F5
5 3 (4.17%) JD Edwards
5 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
5 3 (4.17%) Sybase
5 3 (4.17%) Vyatta
6 2 (2.78%) Capita
6 2 (2.78%) Google
6 2 (2.78%) Sage
6 2 (2.78%) Tagetik