The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 150 137 103
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 16 23 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.73% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.77% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 33
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Technical Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3194 2989 2960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.94% 94.98% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2026 1915 2069
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in Scotland

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Technical Consultant Salary Histogram in Scotland

Technical Consultant
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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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
Glasgow 0 7 £48,000 +9.71% 4
Edinburgh -21 6 £50,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire 0 4 £45,000 -
Aberdeen +10 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Technical Consultant
UK

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 20 (51.28%) Windows
3 18 (46.15%) VMware
4 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (35.90%) vSphere
6 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 11 (28.21%) Citrix
7 11 (28.21%) SQL
7 11 (28.21%) Service Delivery
7 11 (28.21%) Degree
8 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (25.64%) XenApp
8 10 (25.64%) Finance
8 10 (25.64%) Oracle
8 10 (25.64%) CRM
8 10 (25.64%) Cisco
9 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (23.08%) Firewall
9 9 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (20.51%) ITIL
11 7 (17.95%) PL/SQL
11 7 (17.95%) VPN
11 7 (17.95%) VLAN
11 7 (17.95%) Advertising
11 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (15.38%) Data Protection
12 6 (15.38%) Web Development
12 6 (15.38%) Problem Management

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle iProcurement
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 5 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (5.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Firewall
2 7 (17.95%) VLAN
2 7 (17.95%) VPN
3 6 (15.38%) SAN
4 5 (12.82%) LAN
4 5 (12.82%) WAN
5 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.56%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.56%) PowerBuilder
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Advertising
3 5 (12.82%) General Ledger
3 5 (12.82%) Marketing
3 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
4 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.13%) Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) HTML
1 6 (15.38%) CSS
1 6 (15.38%) XML
2 5 (12.82%) XSL
2 5 (12.82%) jQuery
2 5 (12.82%) HTML5
2 5 (12.82%) CSS3
3 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.26%) .NET
4 2 (5.13%) COM
4 2 (5.13%) WinForms
5 1 (2.56%) Spring
5 1 (2.56%) NHibernate
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.56%) Java EE
5 1 (2.56%) WCF
5 1 (2.56%) WPF
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Replication
1 5 (12.82%) CLARiiON
1 5 (12.82%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
1 5 (12.82%) Blog
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.69%) UNIX
5 1 (2.56%) Solaris
5 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Service Delivery
2 10 (25.64%) CRM
3 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (20.51%) ITIL
5 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (15.38%) Web Development
6 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
6 6 (15.38%) Data Protection
7 5 (12.82%) Cash Management
7 5 (12.82%) Release Management
7 5 (12.82%) Business Development
7 5 (12.82%) Project Management
7 5 (12.82%) Workflow
7 5 (12.82%) Procure-to-pay
8 4 (10.26%) ERP
9 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
9 2 (5.13%) Investment Management
9 2 (5.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) PL/SQL
3 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) C#
4 4 (10.26%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) C
5 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) VBA
6 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
2 9 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (15.38%) CCNA
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (12.82%) OCP
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (12.82%) MBA
4 5 (12.82%) VCAP
5 4 (10.26%) MCSE
6 2 (5.13%) CCIE
6 2 (5.13%) CCNP
6 2 (5.13%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
2 5 (12.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (35.90%) vSphere
3 10 (25.64%) XenApp
4 5 (12.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (10.26%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.56%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 18 (46.15%) VMware
3 11 (28.21%) Citrix
4 10 (25.64%) Cisco
4 10 (25.64%) Oracle
5 6 (15.38%) EMC
5 6 (15.38%) NetApp
6 5 (12.82%) Symantec
6 5 (12.82%) HP
7 4 (10.26%) Sophos
8 2 (5.13%) Charles River
8 2 (5.13%) Juniper
8 2 (5.13%) CommVault
9 1 (2.56%) Dell
9 1 (2.56%) Sybase
9 1 (2.56%) Brocade
9 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.56%) Green Hat
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