The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 26 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.82% 1.10% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.14% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.15%
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.50% +17.64%
Technical Consultant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
228 264 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 93.83% 96.70% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 122 204 216
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Technical Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Advertising
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Technical Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) CommVault