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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 150 129 133
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 21 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.56% 0.79% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.83% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 14
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
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
3541 2880 2942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 94.52% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2281 1889 2036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Edinburgh -2 12 £50,000 - 1
Glasgow -6 8 £50,000 +17.64% 1
North Lanarkshire - 4 £45,000 -
Aberdeen +8 1 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Technical Consultant
UK

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 18 (43.90%) Finance
3 17 (41.46%) Oracle
4 16 (39.02%) Windows
5 15 (36.59%) VMware
6 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (29.27%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (26.83%) Oracle EBS R12
9 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
9 10 (24.39%) SQL
9 10 (24.39%) Cisco
9 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
10 9 (21.95%) ITIL
10 9 (21.95%) vSphere
11 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (19.51%) Degree
11 8 (19.51%) Citrix
11 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
12 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
12 7 (17.07%) XenApp
13 6 (14.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (14.63%) Web Development
13 6 (14.63%) Data Protection
13 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
13 6 (14.63%) HTML
13 6 (14.63%) CSS
13 6 (14.63%) XML
13 6 (14.63%) CRM
13 6 (14.63%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (14.63%) EMC

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (26.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle iProcurement
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 2 (4.88%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (2.44%) Movex
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) SAN
1 5 (12.20%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) VLAN
2 3 (7.32%) LAN
2 3 (7.32%) WAN
2 3 (7.32%) VPN
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.44%) HTTP
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.44%) ClearCase
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.20%) General Ledger
3 5 (12.20%) Marketing
4 4 (9.76%) Advertising
5 2 (4.88%) Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (2.44%) Front Office
6 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) XML
1 6 (14.63%) HTML
1 6 (14.63%) CSS
2 5 (12.20%) jQuery
2 5 (12.20%) XSL
2 5 (12.20%) HTML5
2 5 (12.20%) CSS3
3 3 (7.32%) .NET
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) COM
4 1 (2.44%) Spring.NET
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) WinForms
4 1 (2.44%) Spring
4 1 (2.44%) NHibernate
4 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.44%) Java EE
4 1 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) CLARiiON
1 5 (12.20%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
1 5 (12.20%) Blog
2 4 (9.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.20%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.32%) UNIX
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.44%) Solaris
6 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
3 6 (14.63%) CRM
3 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (14.63%) Project Management
3 6 (14.63%) Web Development
3 6 (14.63%) Data Protection
4 5 (12.20%) Cash Management
4 5 (12.20%) Procure-to-pay
4 5 (12.20%) Business Development
4 5 (12.20%) Release Management
4 5 (12.20%) Workflow
5 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.32%) Supplier Management
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.88%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (4.88%) Investment Management
6 2 (4.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
3 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.32%) C#
5 2 (4.88%) Java
5 2 (4.88%) C
6 1 (2.44%) VBA
6 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (12.20%) VCAP
3 5 (12.20%) OCP
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (12.20%) MBA
4 2 (4.88%) CCNA
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.44%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.44%) CCEE
5 1 (2.44%) CCIA
5 1 (2.44%) CCA
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) CCIE
5 1 (2.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
2 5 (12.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (21.95%) vSphere
3 7 (17.07%) XenApp
4 5 (12.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
6 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
7 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.44%) vCloud
8 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.44%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 17 (41.46%) Oracle
3 15 (36.59%) VMware
4 10 (24.39%) Cisco
5 8 (19.51%) Citrix
6 6 (14.63%) EMC
6 6 (14.63%) NetApp
7 2 (4.88%) Symantec
7 2 (4.88%) CommVault
7 2 (4.88%) Charles River
7 2 (4.88%) HP
8 1 (2.44%) Dell
8 1 (2.44%) SAP
8 1 (2.44%) Juniper
8 1 (2.44%) CA
8 1 (2.44%) Sophos
8 1 (2.44%) AppSense
8 1 (2.44%) Brocade
8 1 (2.44%) Veeam
8 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
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