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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 82 94 62
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 18 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.76% 0.091% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 0.093% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 13
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Technical Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
995 1075 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.17% 97.82% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 831 924 689
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in Kent

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Technical Consultant Salary Histogram in Kent

Technical Consultant
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Dartford - 3 - -
Technical Consultant
South East

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 23 (74.19%) Firewall
2 22 (70.97%) Cisco
3 17 (54.84%) CCNA
3 17 (54.84%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (51.61%) Windows
5 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
5 13 (41.94%) Windows 2000 Server
6 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
7 11 (35.48%) MCSE
7 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (35.48%) Avaya
7 11 (35.48%) Mac OS X
7 11 (35.48%) Apple
7 11 (35.48%) Blackberry
7 11 (35.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (35.48%) MCITP
7 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2000
7 11 (35.48%) Problem Management
7 11 (35.48%) VMware
8 9 (29.03%) Project Management
8 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
9 8 (25.81%) ITIL
10 7 (22.58%) LAN
10 7 (22.58%) WAN
11 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
11 6 (19.35%) Finance
11 6 (19.35%) BT
11 6 (19.35%) CCSA
11 6 (19.35%) Network Design

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (38.71%) MS Exchange
2 11 (35.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (9.68%) Apache
3 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 3 (9.68%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) Firewall
2 7 (22.58%) LAN
2 7 (22.58%) WAN
3 5 (16.13%) DNS
4 2 (6.45%) SAN
4 2 (6.45%) VLAN
4 2 (6.45%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (6.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.23%) 4G
5 1 (3.23%) Multicast
5 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.23%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) OLAP
2 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) YAML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Blackberry
2 6 (19.35%) Firmware
3 3 (9.68%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows 2000 Server
3 11 (35.48%) Mac OS X
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.68%) UNIX
5 3 (9.68%) AIX
5 3 (9.68%) Solaris
5 3 (9.68%) Linux
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Problem Management
2 9 (29.03%) Project Management
3 8 (25.81%) ITIL
4 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
4 6 (19.35%) Network Design
4 6 (19.35%) Network Management
4 6 (19.35%) Change Control
5 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.68%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Network Architecture
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Campaign Management
6 3 (9.68%) Propensity Modelling
6 3 (9.68%) DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Data Management
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.45%) Service Management
8 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) Perl
2 3 (9.68%) PHP
2 3 (9.68%) Ruby
3 2 (6.45%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) C
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (54.84%) CCNA
2 11 (35.48%) MCITP
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (35.48%) MCSE
3 6 (19.35%) CCSA
4 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (9.68%) NCDA
4 3 (9.68%) NCIE
5 2 (6.45%) VCAP
5 2 (6.45%) VTSP
5 2 (6.45%) VCDX
6 1 (3.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) vSphere
3 2 (6.45%) NFS
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
1 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) OpenView
2 2 (6.45%) Legato
2 2 (6.45%) Control-M
2 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Cisco
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
3 11 (35.48%) Avaya
3 11 (35.48%) Apple
3 11 (35.48%) VMware
4 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
5 6 (19.35%) BT
6 3 (9.68%) Neolane
6 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.68%) Juniper
6 3 (9.68%) NetApp
6 3 (9.68%) Adobe
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle
6 3 (9.68%) JBoss
7 2 (6.45%) IBM
7 2 (6.45%) Sun
7 2 (6.45%) HP
7 2 (6.45%) Dell
7 2 (6.45%) Veritas
7 2 (6.45%) CommVault
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