The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 90 94 73
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 19 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.05% 1.04% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.10% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 22
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1726 1631 1404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.84% 94.06% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1498 1357 1245
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Technical Consultant
West Midlands

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 17 April 2014.

Technical Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 26 (48.15%) Windows
3 22 (40.74%) SQL Server
4 19 (35.19%) MS Office
5 18 (33.33%) Degree
6 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
7 16 (29.63%) TCP/IP
8 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 15 (27.78%) ITIL
8 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (24.07%) Finance
9 13 (24.07%) Migration
9 13 (24.07%) MCITP
9 13 (24.07%) VBScript
9 13 (24.07%) MCSE
9 13 (24.07%) Python
10 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
10 11 (20.37%) VMware
10 11 (20.37%) Front Office
11 10 (18.52%) SCCM
11 10 (18.52%) SCOM
12 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
12 9 (16.67%) HP
13 8 (14.81%) Cisco
13 8 (14.81%) Reuters
13 8 (14.81%) Bloomberg
13 8 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (14.81%) ETRM
13 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.96%) Lync
2 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.85%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 19 (35.19%) MS Office
2 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.26%) Internet
2 5 (9.26%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.70%) DNS
3 2 (3.70%) SAN
3 2 (3.70%) NetScaler
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.70%) DHCP
4 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.70%) DTS
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 11 (20.37%) Front Office
3 6 (11.11%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (5.56%) Billing
4 3 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Marketing
5 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Clustering
1 6 (11.11%) FlexPod
2 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.56%) Social Media
3 3 (5.56%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.70%) Replication
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) ITIL
2 13 (24.07%) Migration
3 8 (14.81%) ETRM
4 5 (9.26%) Data Protection
4 5 (9.26%) Analytics
4 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.41%) CRM
5 4 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (7.41%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.56%) EAM
6 3 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (5.56%) Business Development
6 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.56%) Content Management
6 3 (5.56%) Logistics
7 2 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) VBScript
1 13 (24.07%) Python
2 6 (11.11%) SQL
3 5 (9.26%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) Degree
2 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (24.07%) MCSE
3 13 (24.07%) MCITP
4 8 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (11.11%) MCTS
6 5 (9.26%) VCAP
7 2 (3.70%) CCEE
7 2 (3.70%) CCIA
7 2 (3.70%) OCP
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (3.70%) MCSA
7 2 (3.70%) CCA
7 2 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.85%) NCDA
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (11.11%) vSphere
6 4 (7.41%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (7.41%) UAG
6 4 (7.41%) XenApp
6 4 (7.41%) XenServer
6 4 (7.41%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.56%) vCloud
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) SCCM
1 10 (18.52%) SCOM
2 4 (7.41%) MOM
2 4 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (7.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (7.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (5.56%) SCDPM
3 3 (5.56%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.70%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.85%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.85%) SCSM
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.37%) VMware
3 9 (16.67%) HP
4 8 (14.81%) Cisco
4 8 (14.81%) Reuters
4 8 (14.81%) Bloomberg
5 7 (12.96%) NetApp
6 6 (11.11%) Citrix
7 5 (9.26%) IBM
8 4 (7.41%) Symantec
8 4 (7.41%) EMC
9 3 (5.56%) Dell
10 2 (3.70%) Oracle
10 2 (3.70%) Mercator
10 2 (3.70%) AppSense
10 2 (3.70%) Trayport
11 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.85%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.85%) Brocade
11 1 (1.85%) BMC
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