The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank - 41 61
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 0 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - 2.59% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.69% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 1
Average salary - £54,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.85%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Technical Consultant
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
335 334 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 96.54% 95.98% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 248 310 350
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,425 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in Luton

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Process
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) RUP
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Process
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) NCDA
1 1 (25.00%) NCIE
1 1 (25.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) PlateSpin
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam