The median annual salary for a Support Consultant was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Consultant
UK
Rank 724 720 639
Rank change year-on-year -4 -81  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 143 245 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 107 184 285
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% -5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £27,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year - -4.10%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Support Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Consultant in the UK

Support Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Support Consultant in the UK

Support Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Consultant over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Consultant in the UK

Support Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

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 over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 125 £40,000 +12.67% 18
London +58 39 £42,500 -5.55% 3
South East +26 37 £37,500 - 6
East of England +20 17 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Berkshire +23 13 £40,000 -5.88%
Cambridgeshire +1 9 £35,000 - 1
North West -24 9 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Oxfordshire -5 8 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Essex +25 7 £40,000 +40.35%
South West +9 7 £32,500 +12.06% 1
Cambridge -1 7 £35,000 - 1
Manchester -25 7 £35,000 -4.10% 3
Scotland +29 6 £25,000 +8.69%
Buckinghamshire +19 6 £41,750 -1.76%
Colchester - 6 £40,000 -
West Midlands +32 5 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Bracknell +14 5 £40,000 +60.00%
Yorkshire +6 5 £35,000 +12.90%
Hampshire +2 5 £37,500 -11.76% 2
South Wales - 5 £31,250 - 1
Wales - 5 £31,250 - 1
City of London +49 4 £46,250 +54.16% 1
West Yorkshire +14 4 £36,250 +16.93%
Maidenhead +11 4 - -
Cardiff - 4 £30,000 - 1
Glasgow +24 3 £25,000 +8.69%
Wiltshire +16 3 £32,500 +12.06%
Southampton -2 3 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Wallingford - 3 £29,000 -
Bath - 3 - -

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 featuring Support Consultant in the job title.

1 114 (31.75%) SQL
2 104 (28.97%) Finance
3 98 (27.30%) Microsoft
4 88 (24.51%) Windows
5 82 (22.84%) SAP
6 67 (18.66%) MS Excel
7 63 (17.55%) ERP
8 59 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
9 51 (14.21%) SLA
9 51 (14.21%) SQL Server
10 49 (13.65%) ITIL
11 43 (11.98%) Sage
12 42 (11.70%) Manufacturing
13 41 (11.42%) Degree
14 40 (11.14%) Retail
15 37 (10.31%) Windows Server
16 35 (9.75%) SAP FI
16 35 (9.75%) SAP FI/CO
16 35 (9.75%) Linux
16 35 (9.75%) Oracle
16 35 (9.75%) SAP CO
17 33 (9.19%) Advertising
18 31 (8.64%) CRM
18 31 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
18 31 (8.64%) Active Directory
19 30 (8.36%) Unix
19 30 (8.36%) .NET
20 29 (8.08%) Banking
21 28 (7.80%) C#
22 27 (7.52%) MS Exchange

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 27 (7.52%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.18%) IIS
3 12 (3.34%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.06%) SharePoint
5 10 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.79%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.23%) Apache
7 7 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.67%) CMS
9 5 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.39%) JBoss
9 5 (1.39%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.39%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.84%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 67 (18.66%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.13%) MS Office
3 8 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.56%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (9.75%) SAP CO
1 35 (9.75%) SAP FI
1 35 (9.75%) SAP FI/CO
2 23 (6.41%) Sage 200
3 22 (6.13%) Dynamics AX
4 20 (5.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 16 (4.46%) SAP Business One
6 11 (3.06%) Sage 1000
6 11 (3.06%) Sage X3
7 10 (2.79%) SAP HR
8 9 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (2.51%) SAP HCM
8 9 (2.51%) Unit4 Business World
9 8 (2.23%) Infor M3
10 6 (1.67%) ION MarketView
10 6 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 5 (1.39%) NetSuite
12 4 (1.11%) Line 500
12 4 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (1.11%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.29%) Office 365
2 12 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.95%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.84%) SaaS
6 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.56%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (0.56%) Force.com
6 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.13%) Firewall
2 13 (3.62%) VPN
3 10 (2.79%) WAN
4 9 (2.51%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.23%) DHCP
5 8 (2.23%) DNS
6 7 (1.95%) LAN
7 5 (1.39%) HTTP
7 5 (1.39%) SAN
8 3 (0.84%) PSTN
9 2 (0.56%) FTP
9 2 (0.56%) Internet
9 2 (0.56%) Skype
9 2 (0.56%) SMTP
9 2 (0.56%) VLAN
10 1 (0.28%) DSL
10 1 (0.28%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.28%) Network Security
10 1 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.23%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.95%) Big Data
5 5 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.39%) MS Access
5 5 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.11%) DB2
6 4 (1.11%) Essbase
6 4 (1.11%) MySQL
6 4 (1.11%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.84%) OLAP
7 3 (0.84%) Power BI
7 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (1.95%) JIRA
2 4 (1.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
General
1 104 (28.97%) Finance
2 42 (11.70%) Manufacturing
3 40 (11.14%) Retail
4 33 (9.19%) Advertising
5 29 (8.08%) Banking
6 19 (5.29%) Publishing
7 16 (4.46%) Marketing
8 10 (2.79%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.67%) Back Office
9 6 (1.67%) Electronics
10 4 (1.11%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.11%) Military
11 3 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.56%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.56%) Legal
12 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.36%) .NET
2 19 (5.29%) CSS
3 15 (4.18%) XML
4 13 (3.62%) HTML
5 10 (2.79%) Web Services
6 7 (1.95%) iOS SDK
7 6 (1.67%) EDI
8 5 (1.39%) XSLT
9 4 (1.11%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.11%) Middleware
9 4 (1.11%) ODBC
10 3 (0.84%) Classic ASP
10 3 (0.84%) HTML5
10 3 (0.84%) J2EE
10 3 (0.84%) JSF
10 3 (0.84%) SAP ALE
10 3 (0.84%) XSD
11 2 (0.56%) CSS3
11 2 (0.56%) Java EE
11 2 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.85%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.62%) Fixed Income
4 11 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.95%) Blackberry
5 7 (1.95%) EPoS
6 5 (1.39%) Clustering
7 4 (1.11%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (1.11%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.11%) Derivative
7 4 (1.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 3 (0.84%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.84%) Eurex
8 3 (0.84%) SWIFT
8 3 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.56%) Fintech
9 2 (0.56%) iPad
9 2 (0.56%) iPhone
9 2 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (24.51%) Windows
2 37 (10.31%) Windows Server
3 35 (9.75%) Linux
4 30 (8.36%) Unix
5 22 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.34%) Apple iOS
8 11 (3.06%) Windows 7
9 10 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.51%) Android
11 3 (0.84%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.28%) Solaris
13 1 (0.28%) SUSE
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (17.55%) ERP
2 49 (13.65%) ITIL
3 31 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (8.64%) CRM
4 22 (6.13%) Test Scripting
5 19 (5.29%) Time Management
6 18 (5.01%) Analytics
7 16 (4.46%) Service Delivery
8 15 (4.18%) Customer Requirements
8 15 (4.18%) Incident Management
9 14 (3.90%) ITSM
9 14 (3.90%) Presales
9 14 (3.90%) Project Management
10 13 (3.62%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (3.34%) Mathematics
11 12 (3.34%) Migration
12 11 (3.06%) Regression Testing
12 11 (3.06%) SOA
13 10 (2.79%) Change Management
13 10 (2.79%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 114 (31.75%) SQL
2 28 (7.80%) C#
3 23 (6.41%) Java
4 16 (4.46%) JavaScript
5 15 (4.18%) Perl
5 15 (4.18%) Shell Script
6 14 (3.90%) C
7 13 (3.62%) C++
8 12 (3.34%) PHP
8 12 (3.34%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.06%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.06%) Python
10 9 (2.51%) ABAP
11 8 (2.23%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.23%) VBScript
12 7 (1.95%) Assembly Language
13 4 (1.11%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.84%) XPath
15 2 (0.56%) R
15 2 (0.56%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 41 (11.42%) Degree
2 13 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.06%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.23%) MCSE
5 6 (1.67%) AWS Certification
5 6 (1.67%) CCA
6 5 (1.39%) AAT
6 5 (1.39%) MCSA
7 4 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.11%) MCP
7 4 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.84%) MCITP
8 3 (0.84%) PMP
9 2 (0.56%) MCT
9 2 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.56%) VTSP
10 1 (0.28%) CAPM
10 1 (0.28%) MBA
10 1 (0.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (14.21%) SLA
2 11 (3.06%) QA
3 9 (2.51%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) GxP
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) PMO
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (8.64%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.34%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.28%) XenApp
5 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.95%) Backup Exec
2 6 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.67%) Puppet
3 4 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.56%) SCCM
5 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.28%) DameWare
5 1 (0.28%) SCOM
5 1 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 98 (27.30%) Microsoft
2 82 (22.84%) SAP
3 43 (11.98%) Sage
4 35 (9.75%) Oracle
5 21 (5.85%) VMware
6 10 (2.79%) Infor
7 9 (2.51%) ION Trading
7 9 (2.51%) JD Edwards
8 8 (2.23%) IBM
9 7 (1.95%) Cisco
9 7 (1.95%) Citrix
10 6 (1.67%) Tableau
11 5 (1.39%) Pegasus
11 5 (1.39%) Veeam
12 4 (1.11%) Calypso
12 4 (1.11%) Hyperion
12 4 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.11%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.11%) Sybase
12 4 (1.11%) Trend Micro
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