The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 - 75 105
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 0 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 1.52% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.60% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 1
Average salary - £50,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.50% +17.64%
Technical Consultant
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1116 877 1009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 97.13% 95.02% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 954 795 881
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 Bedfordshire

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Process
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) RUP
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Process
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) NCDA
1 1 (25.00%) NCIE
1 1 (25.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) PlateSpin
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam