The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 127 99 119
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 5 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% 1.15% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 1.23% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 16
Average salary £32,500 £52,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.09% +38.15%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Technical Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1830 1467 2006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.56% 93.98% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1485 1200 1661
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in Cheshire

Technical Consultant
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northwich - 2 £32,500 -
Runcorn 0 1 £42,500 -26.08%
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Technical Consultant
North West

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
5 6 (46.15%) Citrix
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) Office 365
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) MS Office
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
8 3 (23.08%) Terminal Server
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (23.08%) MCITP
8 3 (23.08%) IIS
8 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
8 3 (23.08%) DNS
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (23.08%) XenApp
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (15.38%) Lync
9 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (15.38%) Infor

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (15.38%) Lync
3 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Exchequer
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) ADSL
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (7.69%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) French Language
2 1 (7.69%) German Language
2 1 (7.69%) Italian Language
2 1 (7.69%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) EDI
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
1 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
1 1 (7.69%) ERP
1 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (7.69%) Cash Management
1 1 (7.69%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBA
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (23.08%) MCITP
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (15.38%) CCA
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) Terminal Server
4 3 (23.08%) XenApp
5 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Infor
4 2 (15.38%) SonicWALL
4 2 (15.38%) Draytek
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Sage
5 1 (7.69%) ION Trading
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) Sun
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Veeam