The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 89 97 77
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 3 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.27% 0.50% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.51% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
Average salary £44,000 £51,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.72% +17.91%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -3.15%
Technical Consultant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1050 1169 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.37% 97.25% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 690 730 573
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in Glasgow

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (70.00%) VMware
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) vSphere
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) MCSE
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) XenApp
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (30.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (30.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (30.00%) VCAP
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) ERP
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) NetApp

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (10.00%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) IPv4
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (20.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) CRM
1 3 (30.00%) ERP
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Security
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) ABAP
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (40.00%) MCSE
3 3 (30.00%) VCAP
3 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) MCSA
4 2 (20.00%) MCP
5 1 (10.00%) CCIE
5 1 (10.00%) CCNP
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Certification
5 1 (10.00%) JNCIE
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) vSphere
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) XenApp
4 3 (30.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) NetApp
4 3 (30.00%) EMC
5 2 (20.00%) Symantec
5 2 (20.00%) Sophos
5 2 (20.00%) Compaq
6 1 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (10.00%) Juniper