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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 207 208 185
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 32 41 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.58% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.61% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 26 34 56
Average salary £33,750 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,150 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
6130 6688 7157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.28% 94.84% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4988 5421 6129
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 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +12 29 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Cheshire -12 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 35 (40.23%) Finance
2 27 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 27 (31.03%) Cisco
3 25 (28.74%) SQL
4 24 (27.59%) SQL Server
4 24 (27.59%) Windows
5 22 (25.29%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (22.99%) Juniper
6 20 (22.99%) Service Delivery
6 20 (22.99%) Management Information System
6 20 (22.99%) Oracle
7 17 (19.54%) Degree
8 16 (18.39%) XML
8 16 (18.39%) VMware
9 13 (14.94%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (13.79%) Web Services
11 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
11 11 (12.64%) CCIE
11 11 (12.64%) Active Directory
11 11 (12.64%) Citrix
11 11 (12.64%) Java
11 11 (12.64%) Project Management
11 11 (12.64%) Data Management
11 11 (12.64%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (11.49%) Cisco PIX
12 10 (11.49%) Hyper-V
12 10 (11.49%) Riverbed
12 10 (11.49%) Tufin
12 10 (11.49%) F5
12 10 (11.49%) Cisco ISE

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 9 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.90%) IIS
2 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.60%) Drupal
4 3 (3.45%) Lync
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.15%) CMS
6 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle FAH
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.15%) Tridion
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.15%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Office 365
2 2 (2.30%) Force.com
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.15%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (11.49%) Cisco PIX
2 10 (11.49%) Cisco ISE
2 10 (11.49%) MPLS
2 10 (11.49%) OSPF
2 10 (11.49%) BGP
2 10 (11.49%) NetScreen
3 9 (10.34%) Firewall
4 7 (8.05%) SAN
5 6 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (6.90%) IOS XR
5 6 (6.90%) NX-OS
5 6 (6.90%) Wireless
5 6 (6.90%) VPN
6 5 (5.75%) NAS
7 4 (4.60%) DNS
8 2 (2.30%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.30%) Network Security
8 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.60%) MySQL
5 4 (4.60%) Big Data
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 35 (40.23%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Banking
3 7 (8.05%) Retail
3 7 (8.05%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.45%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.15%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.39%) XML
2 12 (13.79%) Web Services
3 10 (11.49%) HTML
4 9 (10.34%) CSS
5 5 (5.75%) .NET
5 5 (5.75%) J2EE
5 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.60%) Ajax
6 4 (4.60%) jQuery
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.15%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.15%) EJB
7 1 (1.15%) JSP
7 1 (1.15%) RSS
7 1 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) Management Information System
2 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.05%) Clustering
4 6 (6.90%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.75%) HP StoreVirtual
5 5 (5.75%) User Experience
6 4 (4.60%) Replication
6 4 (4.60%) Social Media
7 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.30%) Economics
7 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.59%) Windows
2 7 (8.05%) Linux
3 3 (3.45%) UNIX
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) Service Delivery
2 13 (14.94%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (12.64%) Project Management
3 11 (12.64%) Data Management
4 9 (10.34%) Business Analysis
5 8 (9.20%) Migration
5 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (9.20%) Service Management
5 8 (9.20%) ITIL
5 8 (9.20%) PRINCE2
6 7 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.05%) Data Analysis
7 6 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (6.90%) SOA
7 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.75%) Business Continuity
8 5 (5.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.75%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (4.60%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.74%) SQL
2 11 (12.64%) Java
3 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.75%) C#
4 5 (5.75%) VBA
5 4 (4.60%) C
5 4 (4.60%) ActionScript
5 4 (4.60%) Perl
5 4 (4.60%) PHP
5 4 (4.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (25.29%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (19.54%) Degree
3 11 (12.64%) CCIE
4 10 (11.49%) CCNP
4 10 (11.49%) CCSE
5 5 (5.75%) JNCIS
5 5 (5.75%) JNCIP
5 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.45%) MCITP
7 2 (2.30%) PMP
7 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.30%) CCNA
7 2 (2.30%) MCTS
7 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.30%) MCSE
8 1 (1.15%) MCSA
8 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.15%) NCIE
8 1 (1.15%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.49%) Hyper-V
3 8 (9.20%) XenDesktop
3 8 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.75%) vSphere
5 3 (3.45%) XenApp
6 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) SCCM
2 1 (1.15%) SCOM
2 1 (1.15%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (31.03%) Cisco
1 27 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.99%) Oracle
2 20 (22.99%) Juniper
3 16 (18.39%) VMware
4 11 (12.64%) Citrix
5 10 (11.49%) Blue Coat
5 10 (11.49%) Fortinet
5 10 (11.49%) IronPort
5 10 (11.49%) Riverbed
5 10 (11.49%) Tufin
5 10 (11.49%) F5
5 10 (11.49%) CheckPoint
6 8 (9.20%) NetApp
7 7 (8.05%) HP
7 7 (8.05%) IBM
8 6 (6.90%) Red Hat
9 5 (5.75%) Meraki
10 1 (1.15%) AppSense
10 1 (1.15%) Infor
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