The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 42 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.13% 0.32% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £53,000 £17,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+211.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -6.31%
Technical Consultant
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford 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
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
229 297 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.45% 95.81% 99.50%
Number of salaries quoted 220 250 345
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in Bedford

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
2 3 (50.00%) Flash
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Intel
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) AS400
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) iSeries
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) OS/400
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Presales
3 2 (33.33%) VCP5
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) CCA
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (16.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) AS400
1 3 (50.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) OS/400
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Presales
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCP
1 3 (50.00%) MCSA
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCA
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
2 2 (33.33%) VCP5
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Intel
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware