Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Consultant was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 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
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 827 783 784
Rank change year-on-year -44 +1 -122
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Consultant 369 477 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 292 364 452
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £23,075 £23,650 £23,025
90th Percentile £54,875 £61,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year -1.33% +1.35% +5.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Support Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Consultant in the UK

Support Consultant
Top 15 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 6 months to 23 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
England -89 315 £35,000 -6.67% 30
UK excluding London -14 252 £37,000 -1.33% 23
London -38 90 £40,000 +6.67% 7
South East +3 73 £35,000 -7.89% 5
North of England +4 58 £37,500 +38.89% 11
North West -20 35 £37,500 +28.21% 10
Midlands -18 34 £33,750 -23.30% 3
South West +14 32 £28,500 -9.52%
Wales +42 31 £50,000 +5.26%
West Midlands -7 26 £33,000 -47.20% 3
East of England -27 20 £31,500 -30.00% 4
Yorkshire +31 17 £31,500 +16.67% 1
East Midlands +12 8 £36,250 +11.54%
North East +7 6 £27,750 +6.73%
Scotland -8 4 - -

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 featuring Support Consultant in the job title.

1 116 (31.44%) SAP
2 107 (29.00%) Microsoft
3 100 (27.10%) Finance
4 99 (26.83%) SQL
5 73 (19.78%) Analytical Skills
6 69 (18.70%) ERP
7 56 (15.18%) Windows
8 48 (13.01%) SQL Server
9 46 (12.47%) Manufacturing
10 42 (11.38%) Sage
10 42 (11.38%) Degree
11 40 (10.84%) Retail
12 39 (10.57%) Advertising
13 38 (10.30%) ITIL
13 38 (10.30%) Security Cleared
14 35 (9.49%) Publishing
15 32 (8.67%) Active Directory
16 28 (7.59%) SAP SD
16 28 (7.59%) Office 365
17 27 (7.32%) Logistics
18 25 (6.78%) Oracle
18 25 (6.78%) Linux
18 25 (6.78%) Windows Server
18 25 (6.78%) Customer Requirements
19 24 (6.50%) MS Exchange
19 24 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
20 23 (6.23%) Crystal Reports
20 23 (6.23%) Dynamics NAV
21 22 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
21 22 (5.96%) Sage 200

Support Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 24 (6.50%) MS Exchange
2 18 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.08%) IIS
6 4 (1.08%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.08%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.54%) Apache
8 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.27%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.27%) SAS
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (7.59%) SAP SD
2 23 (6.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 22 (5.96%) Sage 200
4 18 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (4.88%) NetSuite
5 16 (4.34%) SAP Business One
6 14 (3.79%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (3.79%) Sage X3
7 11 (2.98%) SAP FI
8 9 (2.44%) SAP MM
9 8 (2.17%) SAP SRM
10 6 (1.63%) Dynamics GP
10 6 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (1.63%) SAP CO
10 6 (1.63%) SAP FI/CO
10 6 (1.63%) SAP S/4HANA
11 4 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (1.08%) Sage 500
11 4 (1.08%) SAP Retail
11 4 (1.08%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.59%) Office 365
2 22 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (4.61%) SaaS
4 15 (4.07%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (1.63%) IaaS
7 5 (1.36%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.27%) FinancialForce
9 1 (0.27%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.27%) Pure360
9 1 (0.27%) Slack
9 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.42%) Firewall
2 18 (4.88%) DNS
3 15 (4.07%) DHCP
3 15 (4.07%) LAN
4 13 (3.52%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.52%) WAN
5 11 (2.98%) VPN
6 7 (1.90%) Internet
7 4 (1.08%) ADSL
7 4 (1.08%) BGP
7 4 (1.08%) FTP
7 4 (1.08%) MPLS
7 4 (1.08%) OSPF
7 4 (1.08%) PSTN
7 4 (1.08%) SNMP
7 4 (1.08%) VLAN
7 4 (1.08%) VoIP
7 4 (1.08%) VRRP
8 3 (0.81%) SAN
8 3 (0.81%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.23%) Crystal Reports
3 21 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (4.07%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.52%) RDBMS
5 13 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (3.25%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.90%) Big Data
8 7 (1.90%) MySQL
8 7 (1.90%) SAP BW
9 6 (1.63%) GIS
9 6 (1.63%) QlikView
9 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (1.36%) OLAP
10 5 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.36%) Power BI
10 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.27%) JIRA
1 1 (0.27%) Subversion
1 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 100 (27.10%) Finance
2 46 (12.47%) Manufacturing
3 40 (10.84%) Retail
4 39 (10.57%) Advertising
5 35 (9.49%) Publishing
6 14 (3.79%) Marketing
7 12 (3.25%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.90%) Banking
8 7 (1.90%) Local Government
9 5 (1.36%) Electronics
9 5 (1.36%) Legal
10 4 (1.08%) Back Office
10 4 (1.08%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.54%) Front Office
13 1 (0.27%) Billing
13 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.27%) Law
13 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.96%) .NET
2 15 (4.07%) SAP XI
3 13 (3.52%) EDI
4 10 (2.71%) HTML
5 7 (1.90%) J2EE
6 4 (1.08%) Middleware
7 3 (0.81%) MDX
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.54%) SAP ALE
9 1 (0.27%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.27%) Ext JS
9 1 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.27%) HTML5
9 1 (0.27%) Node.js
9 1 (0.27%) PhoneGap
9 1 (0.27%) React
9 1 (0.27%) RESTful
9 1 (0.27%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 73 (19.78%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.15%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.90%) Analytical Mindset
4 7 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.63%) User Experience
6 5 (1.36%) Renewable Energy
7 4 (1.08%) CMDB
7 4 (1.08%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.08%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.54%) Equities
9 2 (0.54%) Fintech
9 2 (0.54%) FMCG
9 2 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.54%) NHS
9 2 (0.54%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.27%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (15.18%) Windows
2 25 (6.78%) Linux
2 25 (6.78%) Windows Server
3 20 (5.42%) Unix
4 13 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.90%) VMS
6 7 (1.90%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.08%) Solaris
7 4 (1.08%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.81%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.81%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.27%) Android
10 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (18.70%) ERP
2 38 (10.30%) ITIL
3 27 (7.32%) Logistics
4 25 (6.78%) Customer Requirements
5 24 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (5.96%) CRM
7 21 (5.69%) Change Management
7 21 (5.69%) Presales
8 14 (3.79%) Data Protection
9 13 (3.52%) Customer-Centricity
10 12 (3.25%) Analytics
11 11 (2.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (2.98%) Incident Management
11 11 (2.98%) ITSM
11 11 (2.98%) Migration
12 10 (2.71%) Problem Management
12 10 (2.71%) Service Management
13 9 (2.44%) ETL
13 9 (2.44%) Test Scripting
14 7 (1.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (26.83%) SQL
2 17 (4.61%) ABAP
3 15 (4.07%) C#
3 15 (4.07%) Java
4 12 (3.25%) C
5 10 (2.71%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.90%) C++
6 7 (1.90%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.36%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.08%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.08%) Python
9 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (0.81%) Perl
9 3 (0.81%) PHP
9 3 (0.81%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.81%) VBA
9 3 (0.81%) X++
10 2 (0.54%) R
11 1 (0.27%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 42 (11.38%) Degree
2 38 (10.30%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.08%) CCNP
5 4 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.08%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.08%) JNCIP
5 4 (1.08%) MCSE
5 4 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.81%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.81%) MCSA
7 2 (0.54%) MCITP
7 2 (0.54%) MCP
7 2 (0.54%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.27%) AAT
8 1 (0.27%) ACCA
8 1 (0.27%) CIMA
8 1 (0.27%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.52%) SLA
2 2 (0.54%) GxP
2 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.27%) PMO
3 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 32 (8.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.81%) vSphere
5 2 (0.54%) Samba
5 2 (0.54%) XenApp
5 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.81%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (0.81%) vCenter Server
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.54%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 116 (31.44%) SAP
2 107 (29.00%) Microsoft
3 42 (11.38%) Sage
4 25 (6.78%) Oracle
5 16 (4.34%) Infor
6 15 (4.07%) Cisco
6 15 (4.07%) VMware
7 12 (3.25%) Epicor
8 10 (2.71%) Remedy
9 9 (2.44%) HP
10 7 (1.90%) JD Edwards
10 7 (1.90%) Symantec
11 6 (1.63%) BMC
11 6 (1.63%) Juniper
11 6 (1.63%) Tableau
12 5 (1.36%) Citrix
12 5 (1.36%) Nintex
12 5 (1.36%) Sybase
13 4 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.08%) Sophos