The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 93 84 94
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 22 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.26% 1.71% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.79% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 16
Average salary £53,750 £42,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.97% -10.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £51,750 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £48,875 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +3.26%
Technical Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1672 1568 1563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.87% 95.73% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1419 1361 1306
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in Birmingham

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Technical Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
2 24 (45.28%) Windows
3 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
3 21 (39.62%) UNIX
3 21 (39.62%) Linux
4 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
5 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
6 12 (22.64%) SQL
6 12 (22.64%) Oracle
6 12 (22.64%) DB2
7 11 (20.75%) Java
7 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
7 11 (20.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (20.75%) SOA
7 11 (20.75%) WebSphere
8 9 (16.98%) PHP
8 9 (16.98%) MySQL
8 9 (16.98%) ITIL
8 9 (16.98%) VMware
8 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
8 9 (16.98%) Bash Shell
8 9 (16.98%) NoSQL
9 8 (15.09%) MS Office
9 8 (15.09%) IBM
9 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (15.09%) Degree
9 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (13.21%) HTML
10 7 (13.21%) VBScript
10 7 (13.21%) MCSE

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 11 (20.75%) WebSphere Application Server
1 11 (20.75%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.32%) JBoss
3 5 (9.43%) MQSeries
3 5 (9.43%) Lync
3 5 (9.43%) CICS
4 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Office 365
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.32%) SSL
3 4 (7.55%) SAN
4 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.64%) DB2
3 9 (16.98%) NoSQL
3 9 (16.98%) MySQL
4 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
4 6 (11.32%) RDBMS
5 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
1 7 (13.21%) Front Office
2 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
2 6 (11.32%) Retail
2 6 (11.32%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) HTML
2 6 (11.32%) XML
2 6 (11.32%) Java EE
3 5 (9.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (9.43%) ISPF
3 5 (9.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Mainframe
1 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) iSeries
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) Linux
2 21 (39.62%) UNIX
3 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.43%) MVS
4 5 (9.43%) AIX
4 5 (9.43%) Solaris
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) SOA
2 9 (16.98%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
3 7 (13.21%) ETRM
4 6 (11.32%) High Availability
4 6 (11.32%) Time Management
5 5 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.66%) Migration
6 3 (5.66%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.89%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (1.89%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.89%) MOF
7 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.89%) ITSM
7 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.89%) OO
7 1 (1.89%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) Java
2 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.98%) PHP
3 9 (16.98%) Bash Shell
4 7 (13.21%) VBScript
4 7 (13.21%) Python
5 5 (9.43%) JCL
5 5 (9.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.21%) MCSE
3 3 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (5.66%) MCITP
4 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) VCP4
5 1 (1.89%) NCDA
5 1 (1.89%) NCIE
5 1 (1.89%) VCP5
5 1 (1.89%) CCNA
5 1 (1.89%) CCA
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
2 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.66%) vSphere
3 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.77%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) SCOM
3 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Intune
3 1 (1.89%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.89%) SCSM
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.64%) Oracle
3 9 (16.98%) VMware
4 8 (15.09%) IBM
5 6 (11.32%) NetApp
6 5 (9.43%) EMC
6 5 (9.43%) Citrix
6 5 (9.43%) Business Objects
7 4 (7.55%) HP
8 3 (5.66%) Reuters
8 3 (5.66%) Bloomberg
9 2 (3.77%) Veeam
10 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.89%) NetSuite
10 1 (1.89%) Cisco
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