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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 21 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.96% 1.89% 3.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 2.04% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Average salary £42,500 £49,250 £55,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.70% -11.65%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
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
103 98 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 99.04% 92.45% 98.34%
Number of salaries quoted 84 63 140
Average salary £48,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £25,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 20 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Information Management
1 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (80.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (80.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Symantec
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle