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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 60 57 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 7 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.40% 1.62% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.69% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 2
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.50% +17.64%
Technical Consultant
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
483 592 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 96.41% 96.10% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 416 504 498
Average salary £40,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in Slough

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) XML
3 6 (40.00%) NetApp
3 6 (40.00%) EMC
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (40.00%) NCDA
3 6 (40.00%) NCIE
3 6 (40.00%) vSphere
4 5 (33.33%) EqualLogic
4 5 (33.33%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 5 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 5 (33.33%) VCAP
4 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (33.33%) XenApp
4 5 (33.33%) XenServer
4 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 5 (33.33%) Veeam
4 5 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (33.33%) WFM
4 5 (33.33%) PlateSpin
4 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (33.33%) Dell
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) MCSE
4 5 (33.33%) SQL

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
1 9 (60.00%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (33.33%) EqualLogic
1 5 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 5 (33.33%) WFM
2 4 (26.67%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Competitive Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
1 5 (33.33%) VBScript
2 4 (26.67%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) C++
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
2 4 (26.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (40.00%) NCDA
1 6 (40.00%) NCIE
2 5 (33.33%) VCAP
2 5 (33.33%) MCTS
2 5 (33.33%) MCITP
2 5 (33.33%) MCSE
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (40.00%) vSphere
2 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (33.33%) XenApp
2 5 (33.33%) XenServer
2 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (40.00%) EMC
1 6 (40.00%) NetApp
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) PlateSpin
2 5 (33.33%) Veeam
2 5 (33.33%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 5 (33.33%) Symantec
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) Dell
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco