The median annual salary for a Technical Support Consultant was £32,500 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
Technical Support Consultant
UK
Rank 850 909 893
Rank change year-on-year +59 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 17 55 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.053% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.055% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 15 54 56
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £27,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,700 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50%  

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%  

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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Support Consultant in the UK

Technical Support Consultant
Top 25 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 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 +52 14 £32,500 -7.14% 3
South East +74 7 £35,000 -0.70%
London +60 3 £29,000 -31.76% 2
Scotland - 3 £25,000 -
Berkshire +34 2 £51,250 +44.36%
Wiltshire +15 2 £28,250 -2.58%
South West +10 2 £28,250 -2.58%
Oxfordshire -1 2 £35,000 +27.27%
Oxford -2 2 £35,000 +27.27%
High Wycombe - 2 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £32,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £25,000 -
City of London +48 1 £29,000 -3.33% 1
Reading +33 1 £50,000 +40.84%
Swindon +17 1 £32,500 +12.06%
East of England +12 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Cambridgeshire -2 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Bellshill - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £20,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £20,000 -
Worcester - 1 £20,000 -
Kent - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £32,500 -
Maidstone - 1 - -

Technical Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
5 13 (32.50%) Firewall
5 13 (32.50%) VMware
6 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
6 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
6 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (25.00%) Office 365
8 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
8 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (22.50%) WAN
8 9 (22.50%) VPN
9 8 (20.00%) MS Office
10 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
10 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
11 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (15.00%) Citrix
11 6 (15.00%) SQL
11 6 (15.00%) LAN
11 6 (15.00%) Backup Exec
12 5 (12.50%) Finance
12 5 (12.50%) MCSE
12 5 (12.50%) SAN
12 5 (12.50%) Cisco
12 5 (12.50%) Veeam

Technical 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 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.00%) Apache
5 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.50%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Office 365
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) Firewall
2 9 (22.50%) VPN
2 9 (22.50%) WAN
3 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.00%) LAN
5 5 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (5.00%) DHCP
6 2 (5.00%) DNS
6 2 (5.00%) FTP
6 2 (5.00%) HTTP
6 2 (5.00%) Internet
6 2 (5.00%) SMTP
7 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.50%) Network Security
7 1 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
2 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Local Government
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) DHTML
3 1 (2.50%) HTML5
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) REST
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) XHTML
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) iPad
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
4 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.50%) Linux
5 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
6 2 (5.00%) Unix
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Solaris
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (5.00%) CRM
2 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (5.00%) Presales
3 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.50%) Contact Management
3 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) ERP
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (2.50%) ITSM
3 1 (2.50%) Migration
3 1 (2.50%) Network Management
3 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.50%) Service Management
3 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.50%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) ABAP
3 1 (2.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.50%) MCSE
3 4 (10.00%) MCP
3 4 (10.00%) MCSA
4 2 (5.00%) MCT
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.00%) VTSP
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) MCITP
5 1 (2.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) Citrix
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco
4 5 (12.50%) Veeam
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (5.00%) Draytek
6 2 (5.00%) Trend Micro
7 1 (2.50%) Adobe
7 1 (2.50%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) SAP
7 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.50%) Symantec
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