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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 93 105 70
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 35 25 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.50% 1.17% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.25% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 24
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £35,000 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
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
2195 1999 1614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.33% 93.54% 93.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1886 1809 1340
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

Technical Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (40.00%) Windows
3 16 (32.00%) VMware
4 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 15 (30.00%) MS Office
5 13 (26.00%) Citrix
5 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (24.00%) SharePoint
6 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
6 12 (24.00%) Front Office
6 12 (24.00%) Degree
7 10 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (20.00%) Lync
7 10 (20.00%) HP
8 9 (18.00%) MCSE
9 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
9 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (16.00%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (16.00%) Office 365
9 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V
9 8 (16.00%) XenApp
10 7 (14.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (14.00%) ETRM
10 7 (14.00%) Python
10 7 (14.00%) ITIL
10 7 (14.00%) VBScript
10 7 (14.00%) .NET
10 7 (14.00%) Migration
10 7 (14.00%) NetApp

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 12 (24.00%) SharePoint
1 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 10 (20.00%) Lync
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.00%) IIS
4 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) MS Office
2 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Office 365
2 5 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (6.00%) Firewall
4 2 (4.00%) SAN
4 2 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (4.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.00%) 4G
5 1 (2.00%) DNS
5 1 (2.00%) LAN
5 1 (2.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.00%) DHCP
5 1 (2.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) Big Data
3 4 (8.00%) DB2
General
1 12 (24.00%) Front Office
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Clustering
2 5 (10.00%) Social Media
3 4 (8.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (6.00%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.00%) ETRM
1 7 (14.00%) ITIL
1 7 (14.00%) Migration
2 5 (10.00%) Business Development
2 5 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (10.00%) Business Transformation
2 5 (10.00%) Analytics
3 3 (6.00%) Data Management
4 2 (4.00%) Project Management
4 2 (4.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) Python
1 7 (14.00%) VBScript
2 4 (8.00%) COBOL
3 3 (6.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (24.00%) Degree
3 9 (18.00%) MCSE
4 8 (16.00%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (14.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (12.00%) CCA
6 6 (12.00%) CCNA
7 5 (10.00%) MCITP
8 3 (6.00%) NCDA
8 3 (6.00%) NCIE
8 3 (6.00%) VCAP
8 3 (6.00%) VTSP
8 3 (6.00%) VCDX
9 2 (4.00%) CCEE
9 2 (4.00%) CCAA
9 2 (4.00%) MCTS
10 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (16.00%) XenApp
3 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.00%) vSphere
5 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.00%) XenServer
5 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Legato
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.00%) VMware
3 13 (26.00%) Citrix
4 10 (20.00%) HP
5 7 (14.00%) NetApp
6 5 (10.00%) Cisco
7 4 (8.00%) Reuters
7 4 (8.00%) Bloomberg
8 3 (6.00%) EMC
8 3 (6.00%) CommVault
8 3 (6.00%) Symantec
9 2 (4.00%) Dell
9 2 (4.00%) 3PAR
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