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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 219 163 192
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 28 85 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 1.17% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.24% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 25 67 49
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £24,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £65,000 £53,000
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
6762 6872 7206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.77% 94.81% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5477 5884 6339
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -29 19 £42,500 +3.03% 7
Merseyside -10 4 £42,500 -32.00%
Cheshire -24 3 £48,750 -15.58% 2
Lancashire -4 2 £44,000 -2.22%
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 37 (43.53%) Microsoft
2 29 (34.12%) Windows
3 25 (29.41%) Oracle
4 24 (28.24%) VMware
5 23 (27.06%) SQL Server
6 18 (21.18%) .NET
6 18 (21.18%) MS Excel
6 18 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (20.00%) Citrix
8 16 (18.82%) Active Directory
9 14 (16.47%) Cisco
9 14 (16.47%) MS Exchange
9 14 (16.47%) Java
10 13 (15.29%) SQL
10 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (15.29%) Hyper-V
11 12 (14.12%) Firewall
11 12 (14.12%) MS Office
11 12 (14.12%) SharePoint
12 11 (12.94%) WAN
12 11 (12.94%) C#
12 11 (12.94%) Project Management
12 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (10.59%) NetApp
13 9 (10.59%) Finance
13 9 (10.59%) C++
14 8 (9.41%) C
14 8 (9.41%) PL/SQL
14 8 (9.41%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (16.47%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.12%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.24%) Tomcat
5 6 (7.06%) SAS
6 4 (4.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.71%) Apache
6 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (4.71%) Lync
7 3 (3.53%) IIS
8 2 (2.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.18%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 18 (21.18%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (2.35%) Exstream
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) Firewall
2 11 (12.94%) WAN
3 7 (8.24%) DNS
3 7 (8.24%) SAN
4 5 (5.88%) VPN
5 4 (4.71%) LAN
5 4 (4.71%) HTTP
5 4 (4.71%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.35%) SNMP
6 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.35%) SMTP
6 2 (2.35%) DHCP
6 2 (2.35%) LDAP
7 1 (1.18%) ADSL
7 1 (1.18%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.18%) MPLS
7 1 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.06%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (2.35%) JDeveloper
General
1 9 (10.59%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Advertising
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
3 1 (1.18%) Billing
3 1 (1.18%) French Language
3 1 (1.18%) German Language
3 1 (1.18%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.18%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (1.18%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.18%) .NET
2 6 (7.06%) DCOM
3 4 (4.71%) HTML
4 3 (3.53%) XML
5 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.18%) J2EE
6 1 (1.18%) J2SE
6 1 (1.18%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Statistics
1 6 (7.06%) Mathematics
1 6 (7.06%) Physics
1 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.88%) Replication
3 4 (4.71%) Clustering
3 4 (4.71%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.71%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.71%) iPhone
4 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.12%) Windows
2 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.24%) Linux
5 6 (7.06%) UNIX
5 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.94%) Project Management
2 6 (7.06%) ITIL
2 6 (7.06%) Software Engineering
2 6 (7.06%) Business Analysis
2 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (5.88%) Analytics
3 5 (5.88%) Migration
4 4 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.71%) Business Continuity
4 4 (4.71%) CRM
4 4 (4.71%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (4.71%) Data Protection
5 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
5 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.35%) OO
6 2 (2.35%) ERP
6 2 (2.35%) SOA
6 2 (2.35%) Workflow
6 2 (2.35%) Cash Management
6 2 (2.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.47%) Java
2 13 (15.29%) SQL
3 11 (12.94%) C#
4 9 (10.59%) C++
5 8 (9.41%) C
5 8 (9.41%) PL/SQL
6 7 (8.24%) VB.NET
7 6 (7.06%) Python
8 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.18%) PeopleCode
9 1 (1.18%) SQR
9 1 (1.18%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (9.41%) MCITP
2 7 (8.24%) CCNP
2 7 (8.24%) MCSE
3 6 (7.06%) Degree
4 5 (5.88%) MCTS
4 5 (5.88%) CCA
4 5 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (5.88%) CCNA
4 5 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.71%) CCIE
6 3 (3.53%) NCIE
7 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.18%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.18%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.18%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.18%) CCDP
8 1 (1.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) ISO 9000
2 4 (4.71%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (18.82%) Active Directory
3 13 (15.29%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.24%) XenApp
5 4 (4.71%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (4.71%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (4.71%) UAG
6 3 (3.53%) Terminal Server
6 3 (3.53%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.18%) vSphere
7 1 (1.18%) vCloud
7 1 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.18%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) SCCM
2 4 (4.71%) SCOM
2 4 (4.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (4.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (4.71%) MOM
2 4 (4.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.18%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.18%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 37 (43.53%) Microsoft
2 25 (29.41%) Oracle
3 24 (28.24%) VMware
4 17 (20.00%) Citrix
5 14 (16.47%) Cisco
6 9 (10.59%) NetApp
7 6 (7.06%) Business Objects
7 6 (7.06%) SAP
8 4 (4.71%) JBoss
8 4 (4.71%) AppSense
8 4 (4.71%) Symantec
9 3 (3.53%) HP
10 2 (2.35%) Infor
10 2 (2.35%) ION Trading
10 2 (2.35%) Wonderware
10 2 (2.35%) Siemens
11 1 (1.18%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.18%) Juniper
11 1 (1.18%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.18%) SonicWALL
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Cheshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + travel allowance, health care, pension
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
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