The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 169 169 179
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 57 45 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.93% 0.86% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.90% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 41 40 35
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5852 4985 5344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.82% 95.17% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4858 4322 4722
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Consultant
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
Wiltshire +2 22 £42,500 -10.52%
Bristol +8 13 £30,000 +7.14% 1
Gloucestershire -8 10 £42,500 -5.55%
Somerset - 10 £50,000 - 3
Devon - 2 £55,000 - 1
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 48 (37.80%) Microsoft
1 48 (37.80%) SQL
2 43 (33.86%) SQL Server
3 40 (31.50%) ITIL
4 35 (27.56%) Windows
4 35 (27.56%) Service Management
4 35 (27.56%) ITSM
5 33 (25.98%) Active Directory
5 33 (25.98%) C#
6 29 (22.83%) Linux
7 28 (22.05%) Finance
8 27 (21.26%) Java
9 23 (18.11%) .NET
10 21 (16.54%) C++
11 20 (15.75%) JavaScript
11 20 (15.75%) UNIX
11 20 (15.75%) VMware
11 20 (15.75%) Shell Script
12 18 (14.17%) MS Office
12 18 (14.17%) Software Engineering
12 18 (14.17%) Service Desk Management
13 17 (13.39%) Security Cleared
14 15 (11.81%) MS Excel
15 14 (11.02%) TCP/IP
15 14 (11.02%) VB
16 13 (10.24%) Relational Database
16 13 (10.24%) DV Cleared
17 12 (9.45%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (9.45%) ASP.NET
17 12 (9.45%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 11 (8.66%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.09%) IIS
3 8 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.94%) Apache
5 4 (3.15%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.57%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.79%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 18 (14.17%) MS Office
2 15 (11.81%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.94%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.36%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (2.36%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (2.36%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (2.36%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (2.36%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Pure360
2 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.02%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.66%) DNS
3 10 (7.87%) SAN
4 8 (6.30%) Firewall
5 7 (5.51%) LAN
5 7 (5.51%) WAN
6 6 (4.72%) DHCP
6 6 (4.72%) SNMP
7 5 (3.94%) SMTP
7 5 (3.94%) LDAP
8 4 (3.15%) PBX
8 4 (3.15%) VoIP
8 4 (3.15%) Softphone
8 4 (3.15%) Asterisk PBX
9 3 (2.36%) TETRA
9 3 (2.36%) GSM
10 2 (1.57%) NAS
11 1 (0.79%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (33.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.24%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.79%) MySQL
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.79%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.79%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.79%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.57%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.79%) Subversion
2 1 (0.79%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 28 (22.05%) Finance
2 11 (8.66%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.66%) Military
3 7 (5.51%) Banking
3 7 (5.51%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.15%) Retail
5 3 (2.36%) Advertising
5 3 (2.36%) Electronics
5 3 (2.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.11%) .NET
2 12 (9.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.94%) Web Services
4 4 (3.15%) HTML
5 3 (2.36%) Middleware
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (2.36%) XML
6 2 (1.57%) XHTML
6 2 (1.57%) COM
6 2 (1.57%) CSS
6 2 (1.57%) SOAP
6 2 (1.57%) HTML5
7 1 (0.79%) J2EE
7 1 (0.79%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.09%) Digital Media
2 4 (3.15%) IVR
3 3 (2.36%) EMV
3 3 (2.36%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.57%) Replication
4 2 (1.57%) Open Source
4 2 (1.57%) GIS
5 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (27.56%) Windows
2 29 (22.83%) Linux
3 20 (15.75%) UNIX
4 11 (8.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (8.66%) HPUX
4 11 (8.66%) Solaris
5 6 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.94%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.94%) CentOS
7 1 (0.79%) Android
7 1 (0.79%) AIX
7 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.50%) ITIL
2 35 (27.56%) Service Management
2 35 (27.56%) ITSM
3 18 (14.17%) Software Engineering
3 18 (14.17%) Service Desk Management
4 12 (9.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (7.09%) SOA
6 8 (6.30%) Project Planning
7 7 (5.51%) QMS
7 7 (5.51%) UML
7 7 (5.51%) Project Management
8 6 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.72%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.94%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (3.94%) TOGAF
9 5 (3.94%) ERP
9 5 (3.94%) MVC
10 3 (2.36%) Scrum
10 3 (2.36%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (37.80%) SQL
2 33 (25.98%) C#
3 27 (21.26%) Java
4 21 (16.54%) C++
5 20 (15.75%) JavaScript
5 20 (15.75%) Shell Script
6 14 (11.02%) VB
7 9 (7.09%) Python
8 8 (6.30%) C
9 7 (5.51%) Ada
9 7 (5.51%) Assembly Language
9 7 (5.51%) VC++
10 5 (3.94%) Ruby
10 5 (3.94%) Perl
11 4 (3.15%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.36%) VB6
13 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.79%) PHP
14 1 (0.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (13.39%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.24%) DV Cleared
3 11 (8.66%) ISEB
4 6 (4.72%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.94%) Degree
6 1 (0.79%) HP ASE
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.79%) MCITP
6 1 (0.79%) MCSE
6 1 (0.79%) CCIE
6 1 (0.79%) CCNP
6 1 (0.79%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) COBIT
1 5 (3.94%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (25.98%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.94%) Squid
3 5 (3.94%) qmail
3 5 (3.94%) NFS
4 1 (0.79%) XenApp
4 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) Nagios
2 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.79%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 48 (37.80%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.75%) VMware
3 12 (9.45%) Citrix
4 10 (7.87%) Oracle
5 8 (6.30%) Cisco
6 7 (5.51%) HP
6 7 (5.51%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.72%) NetApp
7 6 (4.72%) IBM
8 2 (1.57%) Siebel
8 2 (1.57%) ESRI
8 2 (1.57%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.79%) Brocade
9 1 (0.79%) BMC
9 1 (0.79%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.79%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.79%) Symantec
9 1 (0.79%) Dell
9 1 (0.79%) EMC
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