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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 215 183 196
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 35 61 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.90% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.94% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29 51 75
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +8.69%
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
6950 6476 7701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.35% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5973 5486 6807
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 -33 24 £41,250 +13.79% 9
Cheshire -4 4 £29,750 -11.19% 3
Merseyside +11 3 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (51.61%) VMware
2 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
3 27 (43.55%) Windows
4 24 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (33.87%) Citrix
6 20 (32.26%) NetApp
6 20 (32.26%) SQL
7 14 (22.58%) Cisco
8 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
8 12 (19.35%) NCIE
9 11 (17.74%) Hyper-V
9 11 (17.74%) XenApp
10 10 (16.13%) XenDesktop
10 10 (16.13%) AppSense
10 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
11 9 (14.52%) .NET
11 9 (14.52%) IIS
11 9 (14.52%) C#
12 8 (12.90%) Java
12 8 (12.90%) HTML
13 7 (11.29%) NCDA
13 7 (11.29%) Firewall
13 7 (11.29%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (11.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (11.29%) HP
13 7 (11.29%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
14 6 (9.68%) Oracle
14 6 (9.68%) SAN
14 6 (9.68%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (14.52%) IIS
2 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.45%) Lync
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.84%) JBoss
4 3 (4.84%) Apache
4 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.61%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (1.61%) Exchequer
1 1 (1.61%) SAP WM
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Firewall
1 7 (11.29%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (11.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (9.68%) SAN
3 5 (8.06%) Wireless
3 5 (8.06%) VPN
4 4 (6.45%) DNS
4 4 (6.45%) DHCP
4 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.45%) NetScaler
5 3 (4.84%) NAS
5 3 (4.84%) HTTP
5 3 (4.84%) ADSL
6 2 (3.23%) GPRS
6 2 (3.23%) GSM
6 2 (3.23%) 3G
6 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.61%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.61%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) PowerBuilder
1 1 (1.61%) PeopleTools
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) .NET
2 8 (12.90%) HTML
3 2 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (1.61%) XSLT
4 1 (1.61%) Middleware
4 1 (1.61%) WinForms
4 1 (1.61%) Spring
4 1 (1.61%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.84%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) Economics
5 1 (1.61%) Statistics
5 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (43.55%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.06%) ITIL
1 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
1 5 (8.06%) Analytics
2 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Security
3 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
3 2 (3.23%) OO
3 2 (3.23%) CRM
3 2 (3.23%) SOA
3 2 (3.23%) B2B
3 2 (3.23%) Service Management
3 2 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
3 2 (3.23%) Coaching
3 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (1.61%) Microservices
4 1 (1.61%) Line Management
4 1 (1.61%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (1.61%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) SQL
2 9 (14.52%) C#
3 8 (12.90%) Java
4 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.06%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.61%) VBA
7 1 (1.61%) PeopleCode
7 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) NCIE
2 7 (11.29%) NCDA
3 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (8.06%) MCSE
4 5 (8.06%) CCA
4 5 (8.06%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (6.45%) Degree
6 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.23%) CCNA
6 2 (3.23%) MCITP
6 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.61%) VCP4
7 1 (1.61%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) SLA
3 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (17.74%) Hyper-V
2 11 (17.74%) XenApp
3 10 (16.13%) XenDesktop
4 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
5 3 (4.84%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.84%) vSphere
6 1 (1.61%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) ARCserve
2 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.61%) SCOM
3 1 (1.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) VMware
2 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
3 21 (33.87%) Citrix
4 20 (32.26%) NetApp
5 14 (22.58%) Cisco
6 10 (16.13%) AppSense
7 7 (11.29%) HP
8 6 (9.68%) Oracle
9 3 (4.84%) SAP
9 3 (4.84%) Symantec
9 3 (4.84%) SonicWALL
9 3 (4.84%) Draytek
10 2 (3.23%) ION Trading
10 2 (3.23%) Wonderware
10 2 (3.23%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.23%) Meraki
10 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.23%) Siemens
10 2 (3.23%) EMC
10 2 (3.23%) Juniper
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Conspicuous
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £37000 - £52000 per annum + bonus, benefits, car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
Merseyside
Equals One
Salary: Unspecified salary dependent on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago