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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 145 151 127
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 12 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.44% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.46% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 19
Average salary £53,000 £47,750 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.99% +3.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £37,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £53,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -
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
2851 3273 2712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.09% 95.93% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1799 2135 1712
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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
(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
Glasgow +13 5 £53,000 +21.14% 1
Edinburgh +3 5 £52,500 +15.38% 2
Technical Consultant
UK

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 11 (40.74%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) VMware
4 8 (29.63%) XenApp
4 8 (29.63%) Citrix
5 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
5 7 (25.93%) CRM
5 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (25.93%) Finance
6 6 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 6 (22.22%) vSphere
6 6 (22.22%) Middleware
7 5 (18.52%) Firewall
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (18.52%) SAN
7 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
7 5 (18.52%) HP
7 5 (18.52%) ERP
7 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (18.52%) MCSE
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
7 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
7 5 (18.52%) Degree
7 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (14.81%) PowerShell

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.41%) IIS
4 2 (7.41%) NetWeaver
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (3.70%) SAP R/3
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) VLAN
2 4 (14.81%) VPN
3 3 (11.11%) Internet
3 3 (11.11%) LAN
3 3 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (7.41%) DHCP
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) DNS
4 2 (7.41%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) SAP HANA
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (3.70%) MaxDB
4 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Advertising
3 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) Automotive
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Publishing
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Middleware
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Basis
5 1 (3.70%) .NET
5 1 (3.70%) J2EE
5 1 (3.70%) Classic ASP
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) CRM
2 6 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (18.52%) ERP
4 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) SEO
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Internet Marketing
5 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (7.41%) Time Management
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) SAP Security
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Service Management
7 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) VBScript
4 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) ABAP
5 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (18.52%) MCSE
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) CCNA
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (7.41%) MCSA
4 2 (7.41%) MCP
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CCIE
5 1 (3.70%) CCNP
5 1 (3.70%) JNCIE
5 1 (3.70%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) XenApp
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (22.22%) vSphere
4 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
4 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
1 2 (7.41%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) VMware
4 8 (29.63%) Citrix
5 5 (18.52%) HP
6 3 (11.11%) Symantec
6 3 (11.11%) Sophos
6 3 (11.11%) Google
7 2 (7.41%) SAP
7 2 (7.41%) Compaq
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco
8 1 (3.70%) Juniper
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