The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 228 222 160
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 27 28 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.38% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.41% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 69
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £38,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,900 £49,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,250
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +3.86%
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6277 6903 6896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.40% 94.91% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5143 5600 5911
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 23 £42,500 - 4
Cheshire +7 4 £31,250 -35.89% 4
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 27 (33.33%) Finance
1 27 (33.33%) SQL
2 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 23 (28.40%) Oracle
3 23 (28.40%) SQL Server
3 23 (28.40%) Windows
4 19 (23.46%) Cisco
5 18 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (20.99%) Degree
7 16 (19.75%) XML
7 16 (19.75%) Service Delivery
7 16 (19.75%) Management Information System
7 16 (19.75%) Juniper
8 13 (16.05%) VMware
8 13 (16.05%) Web Services
8 13 (16.05%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (14.81%) Java
10 11 (13.58%) Project Management
10 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
10 11 (13.58%) Data Management
11 10 (12.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (12.35%) HTML
12 9 (11.11%) CSS
12 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
12 9 (11.11%) CCIE
12 9 (11.11%) Business Analysis
12 9 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (11.11%) 802.1X
13 8 (9.88%) Cisco PIX

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.17%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.94%) Drupal
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.47%) IIS
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.47%) Lync
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.23%) JBoss
6 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle FAH
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.23%) Tridion
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.23%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (9.88%) Cisco ISE
2 8 (9.88%) Cisco PIX
2 8 (9.88%) MPLS
2 8 (9.88%) OSPF
2 8 (9.88%) BGP
2 8 (9.88%) NetScreen
3 5 (6.17%) Firewall
3 5 (6.17%) IOS XR
3 5 (6.17%) NX-OS
3 5 (6.17%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (4.94%) DNS
5 3 (3.70%) SAN
5 3 (3.70%) Intranet
6 2 (2.47%) Internet
6 2 (2.47%) Network Security
6 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.47%) VPN
6 2 (2.47%) Wireless
7 1 (1.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.94%) MySQL
5 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.94%) Big Data
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 27 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Banking
2 7 (8.64%) Retail
2 7 (8.64%) Retail Banking
3 3 (3.70%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.23%) Billing
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) XML
2 13 (16.05%) Web Services
3 10 (12.35%) HTML
4 9 (11.11%) CSS
4 9 (11.11%) 802.1X
5 6 (7.41%) .NET
6 5 (6.17%) J2EE
6 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.17%) jQuery
7 4 (4.94%) Ajax
8 2 (2.47%) DCOM
9 1 (1.23%) EJB
9 1 (1.23%) JSP
9 1 (1.23%) RSS
9 1 (1.23%) Middleware
9 1 (1.23%) Apache Flex
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Management Information System
2 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.17%) User Experience
4 4 (4.94%) Social Media
4 4 (4.94%) Replication
5 3 (3.70%) Clustering
6 2 (2.47%) NHS
6 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.23%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.40%) Windows
2 8 (9.88%) Linux
3 6 (7.41%) UNIX
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.75%) Service Delivery
2 13 (16.05%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (13.58%) Project Management
3 11 (13.58%) Data Management
4 9 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 8 (9.88%) Migration
5 8 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2
6 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.64%) Data Analysis
7 6 (7.41%) SOA
7 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (6.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.94%) ITIL
9 4 (4.94%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (3.70%) Workflow
10 3 (3.70%) Service Management
10 3 (3.70%) Cash Management
11 2 (2.47%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.33%) SQL
2 12 (14.81%) Java
3 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.41%) C#
4 6 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.17%) PHP
5 5 (6.17%) VBA
6 4 (4.94%) ActionScript
6 4 (4.94%) C
6 4 (4.94%) Perl
7 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (20.99%) Degree
3 9 (11.11%) CCIE
4 8 (9.88%) CCNP
4 8 (9.88%) CCSE
5 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (4.94%) JNCIS
6 4 (4.94%) JNCIP
7 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.70%) MCITP
8 2 (2.47%) MCTS
8 2 (2.47%) MCSE
8 2 (2.47%) PMP
8 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.47%) CCNA
9 1 (1.23%) CCA
9 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.23%) MCSA
9 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) ISO 9000
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.88%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.70%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.47%) XenApp
6 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) SCCM
2 2 (2.47%) SCOM
2 2 (2.47%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 23 (28.40%) Oracle
3 19 (23.46%) Cisco
4 16 (19.75%) Juniper
5 13 (16.05%) VMware
6 8 (9.88%) Blue Coat
6 8 (9.88%) Fortinet
6 8 (9.88%) IronPort
6 8 (9.88%) CheckPoint
6 8 (9.88%) Riverbed
6 8 (9.88%) Tufin
6 8 (9.88%) F5
7 7 (8.64%) Red Hat
7 7 (8.64%) IBM
8 6 (7.41%) Citrix
9 4 (4.94%) NetApp
10 3 (3.70%) HP
11 1 (1.23%) Sun
11 1 (1.23%) SAP
11 1 (1.23%) Infor
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, training
Posted: 7 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 28 days ago