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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 202 177 175
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 48 57 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.80% 0.92% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.96% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 46 47 39
Average salary £39,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
5758 5949 5020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.92% 95.92% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4836 4901 4435
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
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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 -22 18 £36,875 -13.23% 2
Bristol -2 10 £50,000 +53.84% 4
Cornwall - 10 £25,000 -
Gloucestershire -11 8 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Somerset +9 2 - -
Devon -6 1 £39,000 -29.09%
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 45 (42.06%) Service Management
2 39 (36.45%) Microsoft
3 37 (34.58%) Active Directory
4 35 (32.71%) ITIL
5 34 (31.78%) Windows
5 34 (31.78%) SQL Server
6 33 (30.84%) C#
6 33 (30.84%) Web Services
7 31 (28.97%) .NET
8 30 (28.04%) MS Excel
9 29 (27.10%) Time Management
10 27 (25.23%) ASP.NET
10 27 (25.23%) ITSM
11 26 (24.30%) IIS
11 26 (24.30%) ITIL V2
12 23 (21.50%) SAN
12 23 (21.50%) VMware
13 19 (17.76%) SQL
13 19 (17.76%) Hyper-V
14 18 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (16.82%) SDLC
14 18 (16.82%) Project Management
15 16 (14.95%) PowerShell
16 15 (14.02%) Disaster Recovery
17 14 (13.08%) PRINCE2
17 14 (13.08%) Finance
17 14 (13.08%) .NET Framework
18 13 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (12.15%) MS Exchange
19 12 (11.21%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 26 (24.30%) IIS
2 13 (12.15%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.74%) SAS
3 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.87%) Drupal
5 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.93%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.93%) CMS
5 1 (0.93%) JBoss
5 1 (0.93%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (28.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) MS Project
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.93%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.50%) SAN
2 10 (9.35%) DNS
3 8 (7.48%) DHCP
4 6 (5.61%) VLAN
4 6 (5.61%) HSRP
5 5 (4.67%) Firewall
5 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.74%) iSCSI
6 4 (3.74%) NAS
7 1 (0.93%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.93%) LAN
7 1 (0.93%) WAN
7 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (31.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) ERwin
2 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) PROIV
3 1 (0.93%) Subversion
3 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (13.08%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Marketing
3 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Law
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Advertising
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (30.84%) Web Services
2 31 (28.97%) .NET
3 27 (25.23%) ASP.NET
4 14 (13.08%) .NET Framework
5 6 (5.61%) CSS
6 5 (4.67%) HTML
7 4 (3.74%) REST
7 4 (3.74%) SOAP
8 3 (2.80%) Visualforce
9 2 (1.87%) LAMP
10 1 (0.93%) Ajax
10 1 (0.93%) XML
10 1 (0.93%) XSD
10 1 (0.93%) J2EE
10 1 (0.93%) HTML5
10 1 (0.93%) iOS SDK
10 1 (0.93%) WCF
10 1 (0.93%) jQuery
10 1 (0.93%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) User Experience
2 8 (7.48%) EqualLogic
3 3 (2.80%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) iPad
5 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) GIS
5 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (31.78%) Windows
2 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.93%) Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.06%) Service Management
2 35 (32.71%) ITIL
3 29 (27.10%) Time Management
4 27 (25.23%) ITSM
5 26 (24.30%) ITIL V2
6 18 (16.82%) SDLC
6 18 (16.82%) Project Management
7 15 (14.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (13.08%) PRINCE2
9 13 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (11.21%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.48%) Validation
11 8 (7.48%) Problem Management
11 8 (7.48%) B2B
12 7 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (4.67%) Dimensional Modelling
13 5 (4.67%) ERD
13 5 (4.67%) ETL
13 5 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (4.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.84%) C#
2 19 (17.76%) SQL
3 16 (14.95%) PowerShell
4 7 (6.54%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.74%) Java
6 3 (2.80%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.93%) PHP
7 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.74%) MCP
2 4 (3.74%) MCSE
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) FATCA
System Software
1 37 (34.58%) Active Directory
2 19 (17.76%) Hyper-V
3 18 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.48%) XenApp
4 8 (7.48%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 39 (36.45%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.50%) VMware
3 9 (8.41%) HP
4 8 (7.48%) Veeam
5 5 (4.67%) Tableau
5 5 (4.67%) Citrix
5 5 (4.67%) Oracle
5 5 (4.67%) Business Objects
5 5 (4.67%) SAP
5 5 (4.67%) Cognos
6 4 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.80%) Cisco
8 1 (0.93%) Dell
8 1 (0.93%) EMC
8 1 (0.93%) ESRI
8 1 (0.93%) Juniper
8 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.93%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.93%) Riverbed
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