The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Technical Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Consultant
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 118 115 102
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 6 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 0.88% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.91% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 20
Median salary £62,500 £50,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.97%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%

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
1741 2080 1718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.64% 96.03% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1708 1528
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,960 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Technical Consultant in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Technical Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) SQL
2 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 19 (54.29%) Oracle
3 19 (54.29%) Java
3 19 (54.29%) JBoss
3 19 (54.29%) WebSphere
4 18 (51.43%) Finance
4 18 (51.43%) Banking
4 18 (51.43%) Unix
4 18 (51.43%) Linux
4 18 (51.43%) SOA
5 17 (48.57%) Java EE
6 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 13 (37.14%) WebLogic
8 11 (31.43%) DB2
8 11 (31.43%) HTML
8 11 (31.43%) XML
8 11 (31.43%) High Availability
9 10 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 10 (28.57%) SSL
10 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
10 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
10 9 (25.71%) J2EE
10 9 (25.71%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (25.71%) RDBMS
10 9 (25.71%) Time Management
10 9 (25.71%) Retail
10 9 (25.71%) Retail Banking

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (54.29%) JBoss
1 19 (54.29%) WebSphere
2 13 (37.14%) WebLogic
3 10 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (25.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) SSL
1 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.57%) DHCP
2 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 3 (8.57%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) ISDN
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) IPv4
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (31.43%) DB2
3 9 (25.71%) RDBMS
3 9 (25.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Log4j
General
1 18 (51.43%) Banking
1 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Retail
2 9 (25.71%) Retail Banking
2 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
3 8 (22.86%) International Banking
4 4 (11.43%) Advertising
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) Java EE
2 11 (31.43%) HTML
2 11 (31.43%) XML
3 9 (25.71%) J2EE
4 4 (11.43%) .NET
5 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 2 (5.71%) XMPP
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.86%) CSS
6 1 (2.86%) JMS
6 1 (2.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 18 (51.43%) Unix
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) SOA
2 11 (31.43%) High Availability
3 9 (25.71%) Time Management
4 4 (11.43%) Presales
5 3 (8.57%) CRM
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Change Control
7 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.86%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.86%) Change Management
7 1 (2.86%) MVC
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (2.86%) TDD
7 1 (2.86%) Wealth Management
7 1 (2.86%) Web Development
7 1 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) SQL
2 19 (54.29%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) CCNP
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) MCSA
2 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.57%) Terminal Services
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
4 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Oracle
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.86%) Sybase
4 6 (17.14%) Citrix
5 5 (14.29%) VMware
6 4 (11.43%) Cisco
7 2 (5.71%) SonicWALL
7 2 (5.71%) Veeam
8 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.86%) Cognizant
8 1 (2.86%) Dell
8 1 (2.86%) HP
8 1 (2.86%) IBM
8 1 (2.86%) Misys
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