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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 226 151 206
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 27 93 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 1.35% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 1.44% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 25 73 46
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +15.13%
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
6954 6452 7032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.96% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5703 5557 6033
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 -54 18 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Cheshire -31 5 £32,500 -42.22% 2
Merseyside -6 4 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (40.26%) Microsoft
2 26 (33.77%) Windows
3 25 (32.47%) VMware
4 19 (24.68%) Oracle
4 19 (24.68%) SQL Server
4 19 (24.68%) Citrix
5 17 (22.08%) .NET
5 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (20.78%) SQL
7 15 (19.48%) C#
8 13 (16.88%) Cisco
8 13 (16.88%) Firewall
9 12 (15.58%) MS Excel
10 11 (14.29%) Java
11 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
11 10 (12.99%) MS Exchange
11 10 (12.99%) WAN
12 9 (11.69%) VB.NET
12 9 (11.69%) Hyper-V
12 9 (11.69%) XenApp
13 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (10.39%) NetApp
13 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (10.39%) Tomcat
13 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
14 7 (9.09%) CCA
14 7 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (9.09%) VPN
14 7 (9.09%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
1 10 (12.99%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.39%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.49%) Apache
4 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.90%) IIS
5 3 (3.90%) Lync
6 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.60%) SAS
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.30%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (15.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (1.30%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.30%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) Firewall
2 10 (12.99%) WAN
3 7 (9.09%) VPN
4 6 (7.79%) DNS
4 6 (7.79%) SAN
5 5 (6.49%) HTTP
6 4 (5.19%) LAN
7 3 (3.90%) ADSL
7 3 (3.90%) DHCP
7 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.90%) Wireless
7 3 (3.90%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.30%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.30%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (2.60%) JDeveloper
General
1 5 (6.49%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Advertising
3 1 (1.30%) Billing
3 1 (1.30%) French Language
3 1 (1.30%) German Language
3 1 (1.30%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.30%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (1.30%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.08%) .NET
2 7 (9.09%) HTML
3 4 (5.19%) DCOM
3 4 (5.19%) XML
4 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.30%) J2EE
5 1 (1.30%) J2SE
5 1 (1.30%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) iPhone
2 2 (2.60%) Replication
2 2 (2.60%) Statistics
2 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.60%) Physics
2 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.77%) Windows
2 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (9.09%) Linux
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.19%) UNIX
6 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (9.09%) Analytics
2 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
2 5 (6.49%) Project Management
3 4 (5.19%) ITIL
3 4 (5.19%) CRM
4 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.60%) OO
5 2 (2.60%) ERP
5 2 (2.60%) SOA
5 2 (2.60%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.60%) Workflow
5 2 (2.60%) Scrum
5 2 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.60%) Software Engineering
5 2 (2.60%) Business Analysis
5 2 (2.60%) Performance Management
5 2 (2.60%) Cash Management
5 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (1.30%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (1.30%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) SQL
2 15 (19.48%) C#
3 11 (14.29%) Java
4 9 (11.69%) VB.NET
5 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.79%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.49%) C++
7 3 (3.90%) C
8 2 (2.60%) Python
9 1 (1.30%) PeopleCode
9 1 (1.30%) SQR
9 1 (1.30%) X++
9 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) CCA
1 7 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (7.79%) CCNP
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.49%) MCITP
3 5 (6.49%) NCIE
4 4 (5.19%) MCSE
4 4 (5.19%) CCNA
5 3 (3.90%) CCIE
6 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.60%) Degree
7 1 (1.30%) CCDP
7 1 (1.30%) ISEB
7 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.30%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.30%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.30%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) QA
2 4 (5.19%) ISO 9000
3 3 (3.90%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.69%) Hyper-V
2 9 (11.69%) XenApp
3 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
4 6 (7.79%) Terminal Services
5 4 (5.19%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.90%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.30%) vSphere
7 1 (1.30%) vCloud
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.30%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) ARCserve
1 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.60%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.30%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) Microsoft
2 25 (32.47%) VMware
3 19 (24.68%) Oracle
3 19 (24.68%) Citrix
4 13 (16.88%) Cisco
5 8 (10.39%) NetApp
6 6 (7.79%) AppSense
7 5 (6.49%) JBoss
8 4 (5.19%) HP
9 3 (3.90%) SonicWALL
9 3 (3.90%) Draytek
9 3 (3.90%) SAP
9 3 (3.90%) Symantec
10 2 (2.60%) Siemens
10 2 (2.60%) Business Objects
10 2 (2.60%) IBM
10 2 (2.60%) Infor
10 2 (2.60%) Veeam
10 2 (2.60%) ION Trading
10 2 (2.60%) Wonderware
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rippleffect
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + car, phone & laptop
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + 6k car allowance + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 19 days ago