The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 200 180 147
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 56 75 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 1.02% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.07% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 45 65 82
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in the North West

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Technical Consultant Salary Histogram in the North West

Technical Consultant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -23 21 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Cheshire -3 20 £25,500 -27.14% 2
Lancashire +15 9 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Merseyside - 4 £41,250 - 1
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 60 (53.10%) Microsoft
2 46 (40.71%) Windows
3 36 (31.86%) MS Excel
4 34 (30.09%) VMware
5 33 (29.20%) MS Exchange
5 33 (29.20%) SQL
6 27 (23.89%) Oracle
6 27 (23.89%) Active Directory
7 23 (20.35%) SharePoint
8 22 (19.47%) MS Office
9 21 (18.58%) Project Management
9 21 (18.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (18.58%) Hyper-V
9 21 (18.58%) Lync
10 20 (17.70%) Exchange Server 2010
10 20 (17.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (16.81%) Citrix
11 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (15.93%) SQL Server
12 18 (15.93%) Office 365
13 17 (15.04%) .NET
13 17 (15.04%) Migration
14 16 (14.16%) Java
14 16 (14.16%) Exchange Server 2003
14 16 (14.16%) Exchange Server 2007
14 16 (14.16%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (11.50%) ITIL
16 11 (9.73%) MCITP
16 11 (9.73%) Finance
16 11 (9.73%) NetApp

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 33 (29.20%) MS Exchange
2 23 (20.35%) SharePoint
3 21 (18.58%) Lync
4 20 (17.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (14.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (14.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (7.96%) IBM Notes
8 6 (5.31%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (5.31%) SAS
9 4 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (2.65%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
10 3 (2.65%) IIS
11 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.77%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.88%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 36 (31.86%) MS Excel
2 22 (19.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (7.96%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (6.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (5.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle HRMS
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 2 (1.77%) Exstream
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.93%) Office 365
2 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) DNS
1 9 (7.96%) Firewall
2 8 (7.08%) WAN
3 5 (4.42%) Unified Communications
3 5 (4.42%) VPN
3 5 (4.42%) SAN
3 5 (4.42%) NetScaler
4 4 (3.54%) LAN
5 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.65%) SSL
5 3 (2.65%) FTP
5 3 (2.65%) HTTP
5 3 (2.65%) Internet
6 2 (1.77%) LDAP
6 2 (1.77%) SNMP
6 2 (1.77%) DHCP
6 2 (1.77%) SMTP
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.88%) Network Security
7 1 (0.88%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.31%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (4.42%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.77%) JDeveloper
General
1 11 (9.73%) Finance
2 3 (2.65%) Advertising
3 1 (0.88%) Retail
3 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.04%) .NET
2 9 (7.96%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.31%) XML
4 5 (4.42%) DCOM
5 3 (2.65%) XSLT
5 3 (2.65%) EDIFACT
6 2 (1.77%) J2EE
7 1 (0.88%) jQuery
7 1 (0.88%) HTML5
7 1 (0.88%) J2SE
7 1 (0.88%) HTML
7 1 (0.88%) XSL
7 1 (0.88%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Replication
2 7 (6.19%) N-Tier
3 6 (5.31%) Statistics
3 6 (5.31%) Mathematics
3 6 (5.31%) Physics
3 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.54%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.54%) Clustering
4 4 (3.54%) iPhone
5 3 (2.65%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.88%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 46 (40.71%) Windows
2 20 (17.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (14.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.19%) UNIX
6 4 (3.54%) Linux
7 3 (2.65%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.77%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.58%) Project Management
2 17 (15.04%) Migration
3 13 (11.50%) ITIL
4 7 (6.19%) Business Continuity
4 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (6.19%) CRM
4 7 (6.19%) Change Management
4 7 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.31%) Workflow
5 6 (5.31%) Business Analysis
5 6 (5.31%) Software Engineering
6 5 (4.42%) ERP
7 4 (3.54%) SOA
7 4 (3.54%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (3.54%) Data Protection
8 3 (2.65%) Data Mapping
8 3 (2.65%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (2.65%) Business Development
8 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.65%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.20%) SQL
2 16 (14.16%) Java
3 10 (8.85%) C#
3 10 (8.85%) PL/SQL
4 8 (7.08%) C
4 8 (7.08%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.31%) C++
5 6 (5.31%) Python
6 5 (4.42%) VBScript
6 5 (4.42%) VB
7 3 (2.65%) ActionScript 2.0
7 3 (2.65%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.88%) XPath
8 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.73%) MCITP
1 11 (9.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.85%) MCSE
3 7 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.19%) CCNP
4 6 (5.31%) CCA
4 6 (5.31%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (5.31%) MCTS
4 6 (5.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (5.31%) Degree
5 5 (4.42%) CCNA
6 3 (2.65%) NCIE
6 3 (2.65%) MCP
6 3 (2.65%) CCIE
7 2 (1.77%) NCDA
8 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) VCAP
8 1 (0.88%) CCEE
8 1 (0.88%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.88%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (23.89%) Active Directory
2 21 (18.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (18.58%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.85%) XenApp
4 7 (6.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (4.42%) vSphere
5 5 (4.42%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.54%) XenServer
6 4 (3.54%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (3.54%) UAG
7 3 (2.65%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.77%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) SCCM
2 7 (6.19%) SCOM
3 4 (3.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (3.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (3.54%) MOM
3 4 (3.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (3.54%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.88%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.88%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 60 (53.10%) Microsoft
2 34 (30.09%) VMware
3 27 (23.89%) Oracle
4 19 (16.81%) Citrix
5 11 (9.73%) NetApp
6 10 (8.85%) Cisco
7 9 (7.96%) Lotus
8 7 (6.19%) SAP
9 6 (5.31%) Business Objects
10 5 (4.42%) SYSPRO
11 4 (3.54%) Symantec
11 4 (3.54%) AppSense
12 3 (2.65%) Hyperion
12 3 (2.65%) HP
13 2 (1.77%) IBM
13 2 (1.77%) Infor
14 1 (0.88%) SonicWALL
14 1 (0.88%) Veeam
14 1 (0.88%) Teradata
14 1 (0.88%) Netezza
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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