The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 62 54 65
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 3 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.60% 2.27% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 2.39% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 9
Average salary £28,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +3.26%
Technical Consultant
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
475 543 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 94.62% 94.76% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 418 460 597
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in Somerset

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Technical Consultant Salary Histogram in Somerset

Technical Consultant
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bath -7 2 £26,750 -49.04%
Taunton - 1 £50,000 -
Technical Consultant
South West

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (76.92%) MySQL
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) IIS
2 9 (69.23%) Degree
3 8 (61.54%) CRM
4 6 (46.15%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
4 6 (46.15%) Acrobat
4 6 (46.15%) Adobe
4 6 (46.15%) Intranet
4 6 (46.15%) Graphic Design
4 6 (46.15%) HTML5
4 6 (46.15%) Email Marketing
4 6 (46.15%) Marketing
4 6 (46.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (46.15%) InDesign
5 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
6 3 (23.08%) IBM
6 3 (23.08%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
8 1 (7.69%) SharePoint

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 9 (69.23%) IIS
1 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (46.15%) Acrobat
2 6 (46.15%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (46.15%) InDesign
2 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Intranet
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) MySQL
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (46.15%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Graphic Design
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) CRM
2 6 (46.15%) Email Marketing
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) BCP
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Adobe
3 3 (23.08%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com