The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 18 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 2 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.55% 3.90% 7.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 4.31% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 13
Average salary £55,500 £56,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.76% +25.55%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Technical Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
112 255 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 86.82% 90.43% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 62 180 136
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
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 the Midlands

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in the Midlands

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Cognos Impromptu
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) McAfee
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Websense
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) IPsec
2 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 4 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 4 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 4 (66.67%) IronPort
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) TippingPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) ABAP
4 1 (16.67%) SAP

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) SSL
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) IPsec
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
1 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Cognos Impromptu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) ABAP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) IronPort
2 4 (66.67%) TippingPoint
2 4 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) McAfee
2 4 (66.67%) Websense
2 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 4 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) SAP