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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 178 159 191
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 72 70 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 1.21% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.27% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 71 66 32
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £52,500
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
5900 5512 5301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.12% 95.22% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4834 4637 4668
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +12 34 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Bristol +9 24 £42,500 +38.21% 4
Devon -4 6 £38,500 -3.75%
Cornwall - 6 £25,000 - 1
Somerset -1 2 £39,250 -15.13%
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 47 (42.73%) Microsoft
2 35 (31.82%) Service Management
3 33 (30.00%) Windows
4 32 (29.09%) MS Excel
4 32 (29.09%) C#
4 32 (29.09%) SQL Server
4 32 (29.09%) VMware
5 29 (26.36%) .NET
5 29 (26.36%) Active Directory
6 28 (25.45%) ITIL
7 27 (24.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (23.64%) Hyper-V
8 26 (23.64%) Web Services
9 25 (22.73%) MS Exchange
10 24 (21.82%) SAN
11 22 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 22 (20.00%) IIS
12 21 (19.09%) ITSM
12 21 (19.09%) Time Management
13 18 (16.36%) ITIL V2
14 17 (15.45%) SQL
15 16 (14.55%) Project Management
16 14 (12.73%) TCP/IP
16 14 (12.73%) PowerShell
17 13 (11.82%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (11.82%) Firewall
18 11 (10.00%) SCCM
18 11 (10.00%) Finance
18 11 (10.00%) DNS
18 11 (10.00%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 22 (20.00%) IIS
3 5 (4.55%) SAS
4 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.73%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.82%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.91%) CMS
7 1 (0.91%) JBoss
7 1 (0.91%) Apache
7 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.91%) Drupal
7 1 (0.91%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.91%) Lync
7 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.91%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (29.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.55%) MS Office
3 4 (3.64%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.73%) Acrobat
4 3 (2.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.73%) InDesign
4 3 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.73%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.91%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.82%) SAN
2 14 (12.73%) TCP/IP
3 13 (11.82%) Firewall
4 11 (10.00%) DNS
5 9 (8.18%) DHCP
6 7 (6.36%) NAS
7 6 (5.45%) VLAN
7 6 (5.45%) HSRP
8 5 (4.55%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.73%) SNMP
9 3 (2.73%) Intranet
10 2 (1.82%) LDAP
10 2 (1.82%) LAN
10 2 (1.82%) WAN
11 1 (0.91%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.91%) Internet
11 1 (0.91%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.91%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.91%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.64%) MySQL
4 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.91%) PROIV
3 1 (0.91%) Subversion
3 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (10.00%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Marketing
3 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.82%) Military
5 1 (0.91%) Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.36%) .NET
2 26 (23.64%) Web Services
3 22 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 9 (8.18%) HTML
6 5 (4.55%) CSS
7 4 (3.64%) HTML5
8 3 (2.73%) REST
8 3 (2.73%) Visualforce
8 3 (2.73%) SOAP
9 2 (1.82%) SAML
10 1 (0.91%) LAMP
10 1 (0.91%) Ajax
10 1 (0.91%) XML
10 1 (0.91%) XSD
10 1 (0.91%) J2EE
10 1 (0.91%) WCF
10 1 (0.91%) jQuery
10 1 (0.91%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) User Experience
2 8 (7.27%) EqualLogic
3 3 (2.73%) GIS
3 3 (2.73%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.91%) Open Source
4 1 (0.91%) iPad
4 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (3.64%) Linux
3 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.73%) UNIX
3 3 (2.73%) Solaris
4 2 (1.82%) HPUX
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.82%) Service Management
2 28 (25.45%) ITIL
3 21 (19.09%) ITSM
3 21 (19.09%) Time Management
4 18 (16.36%) ITIL V2
5 16 (14.55%) Project Management
6 13 (11.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 10 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.27%) Service Delivery
9 8 (7.27%) Waterfall
10 5 (4.55%) Project Planning
10 5 (4.55%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.55%) High Availability
10 5 (4.55%) Change Management
10 5 (4.55%) CRM
10 5 (4.55%) B2B
10 5 (4.55%) Validation
10 5 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.09%) C#
2 17 (15.45%) SQL
3 14 (12.73%) PowerShell
4 11 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.55%) VB
6 3 (2.73%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.73%) Apex Code
6 3 (2.73%) Python
6 3 (2.73%) Java
6 3 (2.73%) VB6
7 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.82%) C++
8 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.45%) MCP
4 5 (4.55%) MCSE
4 5 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.55%) Degree
4 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.73%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) COBIT
3 1 (0.91%) QA
3 1 (0.91%) FATCA
System Software
1 29 (26.36%) Active Directory
2 27 (24.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (23.64%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.27%) XenApp
4 8 (7.27%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.91%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (0.91%) SCOM
2 1 (0.91%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.91%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 47 (42.73%) Microsoft
2 32 (29.09%) VMware
3 10 (9.09%) HP
4 8 (7.27%) Veeam
4 8 (7.27%) Oracle
4 8 (7.27%) Citrix
5 4 (3.64%) Cisco
5 4 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.73%) ESRI
6 3 (2.73%) Adobe
7 2 (1.82%) Juniper
7 2 (1.82%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.82%) Riverbed
7 2 (1.82%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.82%) Altiris
8 1 (0.91%) Dell
8 1 (0.91%) EMC
8 1 (0.91%) NetApp
8 1 (0.91%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.91%) Sun
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + Bonus,car allowance & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Experis IT
Salary: excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: Up to £40,000 + car & comprehensive benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £28,000 + Car + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago