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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 223 183 188
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 25 55 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.85% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.89% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22 47 67
Average salary £36,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £28,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -3.15%
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
6608 6170 7549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.00% 95.11% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5641 5176 6547
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 30 January 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 January 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
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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 -36 18 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Cheshire -9 3 £29,500 -10.60% 3
Merseyside +14 2 £44,500 -11.00%
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (54.24%) VMware
2 30 (50.85%) Microsoft
3 27 (45.76%) Windows
4 24 (40.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (38.98%) Citrix
6 21 (35.59%) SQL
7 20 (33.90%) NetApp
8 17 (28.81%) Cisco
9 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
9 13 (22.03%) XenDesktop
10 12 (20.34%) Hyper-V
10 12 (20.34%) IIS
10 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
11 10 (16.95%) HP
11 10 (16.95%) XenApp
11 10 (16.95%) NCIE
12 9 (15.25%) SAN
12 9 (15.25%) AppSense
12 9 (15.25%) Firewall
12 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
13 8 (13.56%) Wireless
13 8 (13.56%) VPN
13 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
14 7 (11.86%) Finance
14 7 (11.86%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (11.86%) NCDA
14 7 (11.86%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (11.86%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (11.86%) Degree
14 7 (11.86%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (20.34%) IIS
2 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.47%) Lync
4 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.69%) Apache
6 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.69%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.69%) JBoss
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Exchequer
1 1 (1.69%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (1.69%) Maximo
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.69%) SAP WM
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) Force.com
2 1 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) SAN
1 9 (15.25%) Firewall
2 8 (13.56%) Wireless
2 8 (13.56%) VPN
3 7 (11.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (11.86%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (10.17%) NAS
5 5 (8.47%) NetScaler
6 3 (5.08%) ADSL
6 3 (5.08%) DNS
6 3 (5.08%) DHCP
6 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.39%) 3G
7 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.39%) GPRS
7 2 (3.39%) GSM
8 1 (1.69%) VoIP
8 1 (1.69%) HTTP
8 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.69%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) PowerBuilder
1 1 (1.69%) PeopleTools
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) HTML
2 5 (8.47%) .NET
3 2 (3.39%) XML
4 1 (1.69%) XSLT
4 1 (1.69%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) Web Services
4 1 (1.69%) WinForms
4 1 (1.69%) Spring
4 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Enterprise Storage
1 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) Clustering
2 5 (8.47%) Mathematics
2 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Economics
4 1 (1.69%) Statistics
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.76%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.69%) UNIX
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.17%) Service Management
1 6 (10.17%) ITIL
2 5 (8.47%) Business Continuity
2 5 (8.47%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
3 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.08%) Analytics
5 2 (3.39%) Computer Security
5 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (3.39%) Coaching
5 2 (3.39%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (3.39%) B2B
5 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.39%) ERP
5 2 (3.39%) CRM
6 1 (1.69%) UML
6 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.69%) Logistics
6 1 (1.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) SQL
2 5 (8.47%) C#
3 4 (6.78%) Java
3 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.69%) VBA
5 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.69%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) NCIE
2 7 (11.86%) NCDA
2 7 (11.86%) Degree
3 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (6.78%) MCSE
5 3 (5.08%) CCA
5 3 (5.08%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.39%) CCNA
6 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.69%) MCITP
7 1 (1.69%) VCP4
7 1 (1.69%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) SLA
3 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (40.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (22.03%) XenDesktop
3 12 (20.34%) Hyper-V
4 10 (16.95%) XenApp
5 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
6 6 (10.17%) vSphere
7 3 (5.08%) Terminal Services
7 3 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) SCCM
2 2 (3.39%) SCOM
3 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.69%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) VMware
2 30 (50.85%) Microsoft
3 23 (38.98%) Citrix
4 20 (33.90%) NetApp
5 17 (28.81%) Cisco
6 10 (16.95%) HP
7 9 (15.25%) AppSense
8 5 (8.47%) Meraki
9 4 (6.78%) Oracle
10 3 (5.08%) SAP
10 3 (5.08%) Symantec
10 3 (5.08%) SonicWALL
10 3 (5.08%) Draytek
11 2 (3.39%) ION Trading
11 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.39%) IBM
11 2 (3.39%) EMC
11 2 (3.39%) Juniper
12 1 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (1.69%) Sybase
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