The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 73 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 7 7 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.92% 0.98% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.03% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 22
Average salary £27,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Technical Consultant
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
718 677 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 93.98% 94.42% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 566 605 808
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Oxford region.

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in Oxford

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 17 (73.91%) SQL
2 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) VMware
6 5 (21.74%) SAN
6 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
7 4 (17.39%) Citrix
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco
7 4 (17.39%) MCP
8 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
8 3 (13.04%) Local Government
8 3 (13.04%) Banking
9 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (8.70%) Veeam
9 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (4.35%) Firewall
10 1 (4.35%) Advertising
10 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
10 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
10 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
10 1 (4.35%) Windows
10 1 (4.35%) MCSE
10 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (4.35%) Java
10 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
10 1 (4.35%) IBM
10 1 (4.35%) Dell

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Local Government
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) iSeries
1 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) MCP
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Veeam
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Dell