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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 184 157 185
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 58 67 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 1.26% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.32% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 57 62 37
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £26,750 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £63,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.26%
Technical Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5761 5093 5187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.16% 95.41% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4816 4355 4571
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 the South West

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in the South West

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Technical Consultant Salary Histogram in the South West

Technical Consultant
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Wiltshire +5 30 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Bristol +7 20 £47,500 +163.88% 1
Devon +5 5 £36,750 -8.12%
Somerset -5 3 £28,500 -45.71% 1
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 42 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 35 (33.02%) Windows
3 32 (30.19%) SQL Server
4 31 (29.25%) MS Excel
4 31 (29.25%) VMware
5 30 (28.30%) MS Exchange
6 27 (25.47%) C#
6 27 (25.47%) Service Management
7 25 (23.58%) .NET
7 25 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (21.70%) Hyper-V
9 22 (20.75%) ITIL
10 21 (19.81%) IIS
11 19 (17.92%) Web Services
12 18 (16.98%) Active Directory
13 17 (16.04%) Project Management
13 17 (16.04%) TCP/IP
14 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET
14 15 (14.15%) HTML
14 15 (14.15%) SAN
14 15 (14.15%) Firewall
14 15 (14.15%) ITSM
15 14 (13.21%) SQL
15 14 (13.21%) Oracle
16 13 (12.26%) JavaScript
16 13 (12.26%) Security Cleared
16 13 (12.26%) Time Management
16 13 (12.26%) Degree
17 12 (11.32%) PowerShell
18 11 (10.38%) ITIL V2

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 30 (28.30%) MS Exchange
2 21 (19.81%) IIS
3 6 (5.66%) ArcGIS
4 5 (4.72%) SAS
5 3 (2.83%) iPlanet
5 3 (2.83%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.89%) Apache
6 2 (1.89%) JBoss
6 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.89%) Lync
7 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.94%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.94%) CMS
7 1 (0.94%) Drupal
7 1 (0.94%) GlassFish
Applications
1 31 (29.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.66%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.66%) Acrobat
2 6 (5.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (5.66%) InDesign
3 5 (4.72%) MS Office
4 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.94%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.04%) TCP/IP
2 15 (14.15%) SAN
2 15 (14.15%) Firewall
3 7 (6.60%) NAS
3 7 (6.60%) DNS
4 6 (5.66%) Intranet
5 5 (4.72%) DHCP
5 5 (4.72%) iSCSI
6 4 (3.77%) SNMP
7 3 (2.83%) LDAP
8 2 (1.89%) LAN
8 2 (1.89%) WAN
8 2 (1.89%) Network Security
8 2 (1.89%) VLAN
8 2 (1.89%) HSRP
9 1 (0.94%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.94%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.94%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.43%) MySQL
3 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.72%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.94%) PROIV
3 1 (0.94%) Subversion
3 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (10.38%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Marketing
3 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.83%) Military
5 1 (0.94%) Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Law
5 1 (0.94%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.58%) .NET
2 19 (17.92%) Web Services
3 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET
3 15 (14.15%) HTML
4 7 (6.60%) .NET Framework
4 7 (6.60%) HTML5
5 4 (3.77%) CSS
6 3 (2.83%) SAML
7 2 (1.89%) SOAP
7 2 (1.89%) REST
7 2 (1.89%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.94%) WCF
8 1 (0.94%) jQuery
8 1 (0.94%) CSS3
8 1 (0.94%) J2EE
8 1 (0.94%) LAMP
8 1 (0.94%) Ajax
8 1 (0.94%) XML
8 1 (0.94%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) User Experience
2 6 (5.66%) GIS
2 6 (5.66%) Graphic Design
3 4 (3.77%) Open Source
3 4 (3.77%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.02%) Windows
2 6 (5.66%) Linux
3 5 (4.72%) UNIX
4 4 (3.77%) Solaris
5 3 (2.83%) HPUX
5 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.47%) Service Management
2 22 (20.75%) ITIL
3 17 (16.04%) Project Management
4 15 (14.15%) ITSM
5 13 (12.26%) Time Management
6 11 (10.38%) ITIL V2
6 11 (10.38%) PRINCE2
7 10 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (8.49%) Service Delivery
9 8 (7.55%) CRM
9 8 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.66%) Project Planning
10 6 (5.66%) Email Marketing
11 5 (4.72%) Problem Management
11 5 (4.72%) High Availability
11 5 (4.72%) Web Development
11 5 (4.72%) Data Management
11 5 (4.72%) Validation
11 5 (4.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.47%) C#
2 14 (13.21%) SQL
3 13 (12.26%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.32%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.66%) Python
5 6 (5.66%) VB
6 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.77%) Java
7 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.83%) VB6
7 3 (2.83%) C++
8 2 (1.89%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) Degree
1 13 (12.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.60%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.60%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (5.66%) MCP
5 5 (4.72%) MCSE
6 3 (2.83%) ISEB
7 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.94%) MCTS
7 1 (0.94%) MCSA
7 1 (0.94%) PhD
7 1 (0.94%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) SLA
1 3 (2.83%) COBIT
2 2 (1.89%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) FATCA
System Software
1 25 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (21.70%) Hyper-V
3 18 (16.98%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.77%) XenApp
4 4 (3.77%) XenDesktop
4 4 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.55%) SCCM
2 1 (0.94%) SCOM
2 1 (0.94%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.94%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 31 (29.25%) VMware
3 14 (13.21%) Oracle
4 10 (9.43%) Citrix
5 6 (5.66%) Cisco
5 6 (5.66%) Adobe
5 6 (5.66%) HP
5 6 (5.66%) ESRI
6 4 (3.77%) Veeam
7 3 (2.83%) DevExpress
7 3 (2.83%) Altiris
7 3 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.83%) IBM
7 3 (2.83%) Juniper
7 3 (2.83%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.89%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.94%) Dell
9 1 (0.94%) EMC
9 1 (0.94%) NetApp
9 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago