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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 89 94 97
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 6 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.63% 1.16% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.20% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 0
Average salary £55,000 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+96.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
911 1167 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.99% 96.29% 93.60%
Number of salaries quoted 824 956 994
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £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 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 1 May 2015.

Technical Consultant Salary Histogram in Kent

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) Apple
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
1 11 (68.75%) Problem Management
1 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (62.50%) MCITP
2 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2000
2 10 (62.50%) Windows 2000 Server
2 10 (62.50%) CCNA
2 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (62.50%) MCSE
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (62.50%) Avaya
2 10 (62.50%) Mac OS X
2 10 (62.50%) Blackberry
2 10 (62.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (31.25%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) Dell
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (18.75%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Clustering
5 3 (18.75%) NetBackup

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2000
1 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
1 10 (62.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 3 (18.75%) LDAP
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) Multicast
5 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Rendezvous
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) HACMP
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows 2000 Server
2 10 (62.50%) Mac OS X
3 3 (18.75%) AIX
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Problem Management
2 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
1 3 (18.75%) Python
1 3 (18.75%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) MCITP
1 10 (62.50%) CCNA
1 10 (62.50%) MCSE
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) NFS
2 3 (18.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (6.25%) vCloud
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
1 3 (18.75%) Control-M
1 3 (18.75%) OpenView
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Apple
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Avaya
3 4 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) Dell
4 3 (18.75%) Veritas
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 3 (18.75%) Sun
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
5 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg
5 1 (6.25%) Radianz
5 1 (6.25%) Intel
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
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