The median annual salary for a Technical Support Consultant was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Technical Support Consultant
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 847 906 893
Rank change year-on-year +59 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 27 41 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.042% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.043% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 81
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £19,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,600 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,750 £25,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +32.35% -36.25%  

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 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Technical Support Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support Consultant in the UK

Technical Support Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Technical Support Consultant in the UK

Technical Support Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support Consultant over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Support Consultant in the UK

Technical 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 Technical Support Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 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 +39 25 £35,000 +27.27% 4
South East +44 14 £38,500 +40.00% 1
South West - 4 £31,500 -
East of England - 4 £32,500 -
High Wycombe - 4 £32,500 -
Peterborough - 4 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £32,500 -
Horsham - 3 £40,000 - 1
Bath - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 £38,500 -
Somerset - 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +42 2 £35,000 +20.68%
Hampshire +32 2 £42,500 -
Scotland +12 2 £19,000 -45.71%
West Midlands - 2 £20,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £20,000 -
Worcester - 2 £20,000 -
Southampton - 2 £42,500 -
Guildford - 2 £35,000 -
London +21 1 £45,000 +16.12%
Glasgow +13 1 £19,000 -
Manchester -35 1 - - 1
North West -47 1 - - 2
Wiltshire - 1 £31,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 - - 1
Swindon - 1 £31,500 -
Reading - 1 £38,500 -

Technical Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Support Consultant in the job title.

1 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 22 (51.16%) Windows
3 20 (46.51%) MS Exchange
4 14 (32.56%) Citrix
4 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (30.23%) Office 365
5 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (30.23%) Firewall
6 12 (27.91%) Backup Exec
6 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (25.58%) VMware
7 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
7 11 (25.58%) Cisco
7 11 (25.58%) Windows Server
8 10 (23.26%) Veeam
9 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
9 9 (20.93%) SAN
9 9 (20.93%) Blackberry
9 9 (20.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (20.93%) MCSE
9 9 (20.93%) MCP
10 7 (16.28%) Linux
10 7 (16.28%) Finance
11 6 (13.95%) Degree
11 6 (13.95%) MCSA
11 6 (13.95%) VTSP
11 6 (13.95%) Presales
12 5 (11.63%) ITIL

Technical 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 20 (46.51%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.33%) Apache
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (30.23%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) Firewall
2 9 (20.93%) SAN
3 4 (9.30%) VPN
3 4 (9.30%) WAN
4 3 (6.98%) LAN
4 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.65%) DHCP
5 2 (4.65%) DNS
5 2 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
6 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) GIS
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) German Language
4 1 (2.33%) Local Government
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) CSS
2 3 (6.98%) J2EE
3 1 (2.33%) DHTML
3 1 (2.33%) HTML5
3 1 (2.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.30%) Clustering
3 3 (6.98%) PKI
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.65%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.65%) NHS
4 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (25.58%) Windows Server
5 7 (16.28%) Linux
6 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.33%) Unix
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) Presales
2 5 (11.63%) ITIL
3 3 (6.98%) Business Development
3 3 (6.98%) Chat Support
4 2 (4.65%) CRM
4 2 (4.65%) E-business
4 2 (4.65%) ERP
4 2 (4.65%) Information Security
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
4 2 (4.65%) ITSM
4 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.65%) Physics
4 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.65%) Service Management
5 1 (2.33%) Contact Management
5 1 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Network Management
5 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.33%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.30%) Java
2 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) C++
4 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) MCP
1 9 (20.93%) MCSE
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) MCSA
2 6 (13.95%) VTSP
3 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
1 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) Citrix
3 11 (25.58%) Cisco
3 11 (25.58%) VMware
4 10 (23.26%) Veeam
5 2 (4.65%) McAfee
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) Symantec
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) Juniper
6 1 (2.33%) Sophos
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