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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 154 189 175
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 71 31 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.22% 0.58% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.60% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 67 31 38
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £40,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £70,500
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
5532 5200 5378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.36% 96.64% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 4586 4654
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +15 27 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Gloucestershire +13 16 £45,000 +6.50% 1
Bristol +11 12 £18,000 -64.00%
Somerset -1 12 £46,250 -11.90% 2
Devon - 3 £40,000 -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 46 (39.66%) SQL
2 36 (31.03%) ITIL
3 34 (29.31%) Windows
4 33 (28.45%) SQL Server
4 33 (28.45%) Active Directory
5 30 (25.86%) VMware
5 30 (25.86%) Java
6 29 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 25 (21.55%) Solaris
7 25 (21.55%) Security Cleared
8 24 (20.69%) Finance
8 24 (20.69%) Service Management
8 24 (20.69%) ITSM
9 23 (19.83%) Linux
9 23 (19.83%) C#
10 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
10 22 (18.97%) Citrix
11 21 (18.10%) DV Cleared
11 21 (18.10%) UNIX
11 21 (18.10%) TCP/IP
12 20 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (16.38%) Relational Database
14 18 (15.52%) C++
14 18 (15.52%) VB
14 18 (15.52%) Service Desk Management
15 17 (14.66%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (14.66%) Oracle
15 17 (14.66%) Shell Script
16 15 (12.93%) Software Engineering
16 15 (12.93%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 8 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.03%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.17%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.17%) IIS
3 6 (5.17%) ArcGIS
4 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.86%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 14 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.90%) MS Office
3 3 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Maximo
2 3 (2.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.10%) TCP/IP
2 11 (9.48%) SAN
3 10 (8.62%) Firewall
4 7 (6.03%) DNS
4 7 (6.03%) DHCP
5 6 (5.17%) LAN
5 6 (5.17%) WAN
6 4 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (2.59%) NAS
7 3 (2.59%) TETRA
7 3 (2.59%) GSM
8 1 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (28.45%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.38%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.48%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.86%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.86%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.86%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) JDeveloper
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.86%) Subversion
2 1 (0.86%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (20.69%) Finance
2 15 (12.93%) Telecoms
2 15 (12.93%) Military
3 8 (6.90%) Banking
4 5 (4.31%) Retail
5 3 (2.59%) Marketing
5 3 (2.59%) Electronics
6 2 (1.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.93%) .NET
2 8 (6.90%) HTML
3 7 (6.03%) J2EE
4 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.45%) Middleware
5 4 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.72%) XHTML
6 2 (1.72%) XML
6 2 (1.72%) CSS
6 2 (1.72%) SOAP
6 2 (1.72%) HTML5
7 1 (0.86%) Web Services
7 1 (0.86%) COM
7 1 (0.86%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Digital Media
2 6 (5.17%) GIS
2 6 (5.17%) Open Source
3 5 (4.31%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.45%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.45%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.59%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.59%) EMV
6 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.72%) Replication
7 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.86%) Clustering
7 1 (0.86%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.31%) Windows
2 25 (21.55%) Solaris
3 23 (19.83%) Linux
4 21 (18.10%) UNIX
5 17 (14.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (12.93%) HPUX
7 8 (6.90%) Windows 7
8 7 (6.03%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.17%) Windows XP
9 6 (5.17%) AIX
10 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.03%) ITIL
2 24 (20.69%) Service Management
2 24 (20.69%) ITSM
3 18 (15.52%) Service Desk Management
4 15 (12.93%) Software Engineering
4 15 (12.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (7.76%) SOA
6 7 (6.03%) TOGAF
7 6 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (5.17%) Asset Management
7 6 (5.17%) Data Management
8 5 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (4.31%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (4.31%) ERP
9 4 (3.45%) CRM
9 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.59%) Analytics
10 3 (2.59%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (39.66%) SQL
2 30 (25.86%) Java
3 23 (19.83%) C#
4 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
5 18 (15.52%) C++
5 18 (15.52%) VB
6 17 (14.66%) Shell Script
7 8 (6.90%) PL/SQL
8 6 (5.17%) Python
9 3 (2.59%) VB6
10 1 (0.86%) Groovy
10 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (21.55%) Security Cleared
2 21 (18.10%) DV Cleared
3 15 (12.93%) ISEB
4 10 (8.62%) Degree
5 9 (7.76%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.31%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.59%) HP ASE
7 3 (2.59%) MCITP
7 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.59%) MCSE
8 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.86%) CCIE
8 1 (0.86%) CCNP
8 1 (0.86%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) COBIT
2 4 (3.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (28.45%) Active Directory
2 20 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.86%) vSphere
4 1 (0.86%) XenApp
4 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.90%) Nagios
2 1 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.86%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (25.86%) VMware
2 29 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (18.97%) Citrix
4 17 (14.66%) Oracle
5 9 (7.76%) HP
6 7 (6.03%) Cisco
7 6 (5.17%) IBM
7 6 (5.17%) Cognos
7 6 (5.17%) Actuate
7 6 (5.17%) ESRI
7 6 (5.17%) Brio
8 4 (3.45%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.59%) Symantec
10 2 (1.72%) Siebel
10 2 (1.72%) NetApp
10 2 (1.72%) SmartFocus
11 1 (0.86%) Brocade
11 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.86%) BMC
11 1 (0.86%) Hitachi
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