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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 233 139 206
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 26 95 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 1.39% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 1.47% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 23 75 41
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
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
6966 6447 7071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.17% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5650 5536 6121
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
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 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 -58 19 £41,250 +3.12% 6
Cheshire -25 4 £45,000 -22.07%
Merseyside -5 3 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
2 26 (33.33%) Windows
3 23 (29.49%) VMware
4 22 (28.21%) Oracle
5 20 (25.64%) Citrix
6 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
7 17 (21.79%) .NET
8 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (17.95%) MS Excel
9 14 (17.95%) Cisco
10 13 (16.67%) C#
10 13 (16.67%) Java
11 12 (15.38%) SQL
11 12 (15.38%) MS Exchange
12 11 (14.10%) WAN
12 11 (14.10%) Firewall
12 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (14.10%) Hyper-V
13 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (12.82%) Active Directory
14 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
14 9 (11.54%) MS Office
14 9 (11.54%) XenApp
15 8 (10.26%) VB.NET
15 8 (10.26%) Tomcat
15 8 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (10.26%) NetApp
16 7 (8.97%) Finance
16 7 (8.97%) SAN
16 7 (8.97%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.26%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.41%) Apache
6 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.13%) SAS
7 3 (3.85%) IIS
7 3 (3.85%) Lync
8 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.28%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.28%) Exchequer
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (1.28%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) WAN
1 11 (14.10%) Firewall
2 7 (8.97%) SAN
3 6 (7.69%) DNS
4 5 (6.41%) VPN
4 5 (6.41%) HTTP
5 4 (5.13%) LAN
6 3 (3.85%) DHCP
6 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.85%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.28%) MPLS
7 1 (1.28%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.28%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (2.56%) JDeveloper
General
1 7 (8.97%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Billing
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) French Language
3 1 (1.28%) German Language
3 1 (1.28%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.28%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (1.28%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.79%) .NET
2 6 (7.69%) HTML
3 4 (5.13%) DCOM
3 4 (5.13%) XML
4 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.28%) EDI
5 1 (1.28%) J2SE
5 1 (1.28%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) iPhone
1 4 (5.13%) Statistics
1 4 (5.13%) Mathematics
1 4 (5.13%) Physics
1 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.56%) Replication
2 2 (2.56%) Clustering
2 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.69%) Linux
5 4 (5.13%) UNIX
6 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (8.97%) Project Management
2 6 (7.69%) Analytics
3 4 (5.13%) Business Analysis
3 4 (5.13%) Software Engineering
3 4 (5.13%) ITIL
3 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce
4 3 (3.85%) Migration
4 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 3 (3.85%) CRM
5 2 (2.56%) Cash Management
5 2 (2.56%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (2.56%) Performance Management
5 2 (2.56%) Data Protection
5 2 (2.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (2.56%) OO
5 2 (2.56%) SOA
5 2 (2.56%) ERP
5 2 (2.56%) Workflow
6 1 (1.28%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.67%) C#
1 13 (16.67%) Java
2 12 (15.38%) SQL
3 8 (10.26%) VB.NET
4 7 (8.97%) C++
5 6 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.41%) C
6 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.13%) Python
8 1 (1.28%) PeopleCode
8 1 (1.28%) SQR
8 1 (1.28%) VBA
8 1 (1.28%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.97%) CCA
2 7 (8.97%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (8.97%) CCNP
2 7 (8.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (8.97%) MCITP
3 6 (7.69%) MCSE
4 5 (6.41%) CCNA
4 5 (6.41%) NCIE
5 4 (5.13%) Degree
5 4 (5.13%) CCIE
6 3 (3.85%) MCTS
7 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.28%) CCDP
8 1 (1.28%) ISEB
8 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.28%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.28%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.28%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
2 4 (5.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.10%) Hyper-V
3 10 (12.82%) Active Directory
4 9 (11.54%) XenApp
5 4 (5.13%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.13%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.85%) Terminal Server
6 3 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (2.56%) UAG
8 1 (1.28%) vCloud
8 1 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.28%) XenServer
8 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) SCOM
2 2 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.56%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.56%) MOM
2 2 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.56%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.28%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
2 23 (29.49%) VMware
3 22 (28.21%) Oracle
4 20 (25.64%) Citrix
5 14 (17.95%) Cisco
6 8 (10.26%) NetApp
7 6 (7.69%) AppSense
8 5 (6.41%) SAP
8 5 (6.41%) JBoss
9 4 (5.13%) Business Objects
10 2 (2.56%) Infor
10 2 (2.56%) Veeam
10 2 (2.56%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.56%) Wonderware
10 2 (2.56%) IBM
10 2 (2.56%) ION Trading
10 2 (2.56%) Siemens
10 2 (2.56%) Symantec
11 1 (1.28%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.28%) Sage
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