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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 172 177 191
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 70 43 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.10% 0.81% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.85% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 56 38 27
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £48,875 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
6052 5079 5242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.25% 95.34% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5067 4447 4635
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -1 21 £43,750 -7.89% 3
Somerset +5 19 £31,000 -12.05% 3
Gloucestershire 0 18 £40,000 -
Bristol 0 8 £32,500 +16.07% 3
Devon -19 3 £41,000 +17.14% 2
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 50 (39.68%) SQL Server
2 47 (37.30%) Microsoft
3 45 (35.71%) Windows
4 38 (30.16%) SQL
5 37 (29.37%) ITIL
6 34 (26.98%) C#
6 34 (26.98%) Service Management
6 34 (26.98%) ITSM
7 28 (22.22%) .NET
8 27 (21.43%) Active Directory
9 26 (20.63%) MS Excel
10 24 (19.05%) IIS
10 24 (19.05%) JavaScript
11 22 (17.46%) HTML
11 22 (17.46%) MS Exchange
12 21 (16.67%) Relational Database
13 20 (15.87%) Project Management
14 19 (15.08%) Python
15 18 (14.29%) Linux
15 18 (14.29%) Degree
16 17 (13.49%) Security Cleared
16 17 (13.49%) MS Office
17 16 (12.70%) UNIX
18 14 (11.11%) Java
18 14 (11.11%) GIS
18 14 (11.11%) Finance
19 13 (10.32%) DV Cleared
19 13 (10.32%) Mentoring
19 13 (10.32%) Shell Script
19 13 (10.32%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 (19.05%) IIS
2 22 (17.46%) MS Exchange
3 12 (9.52%) ArcGIS
4 9 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (6.35%) Lotus Domino
6 6 (4.76%) Apache
6 6 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.17%) Lync
9 3 (2.38%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 26 (20.63%) MS Excel
2 17 (13.49%) MS Office
3 5 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.97%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.17%) Acrobat
4 4 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (3.17%) InDesign
4 4 (3.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.97%) Pure360
2 2 (1.59%) IaaS
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.14%) SNMP
3 8 (6.35%) LDAP
4 6 (4.76%) DNS
4 6 (4.76%) Firewall
5 5 (3.97%) SMTP
6 4 (3.17%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (3.17%) Softphone
6 4 (3.17%) SAN
6 4 (3.17%) Intranet
6 4 (3.17%) PBX
6 4 (3.17%) VoIP
7 2 (1.59%) WAN
7 2 (1.59%) Network Security
7 2 (1.59%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.79%) DHCP
8 1 (0.79%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (39.68%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (11.11%) Finance
2 11 (8.73%) Marketing
3 7 (5.56%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.97%) Military
5 4 (3.17%) Banking
5 4 (3.17%) Advertising
6 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.22%) .NET
2 22 (17.46%) HTML
3 13 (10.32%) ASP.NET
4 11 (8.73%) Web Services
5 9 (7.14%) HTML5
6 6 (4.76%) XML
7 5 (3.97%) XHTML
7 5 (3.97%) CSS
7 5 (3.97%) SOAP
8 3 (2.38%) SAML
9 1 (0.79%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.11%) GIS
2 8 (6.35%) Open Source
3 5 (3.97%) Replication
3 5 (3.97%) Graphic Design
4 4 (3.17%) IVR
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) User Experience
5 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.71%) Windows
2 18 (14.29%) Linux
3 16 (12.70%) UNIX
4 12 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.97%) CentOS
6 5 (3.97%) HPUX
6 5 (3.97%) Solaris
7 2 (1.59%) AIX
7 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.37%) ITIL
2 34 (26.98%) Service Management
2 34 (26.98%) ITSM
3 20 (15.87%) Project Management
4 13 (10.32%) PRINCE2
4 13 (10.32%) Mentoring
5 12 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 11 (8.73%) Service Desk Management
7 10 (7.94%) Email Marketing
8 9 (7.14%) Data Management
8 9 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (6.35%) Project Planning
9 8 (6.35%) Web Development
9 8 (6.35%) CRM
10 7 (5.56%) UML
10 7 (5.56%) QMS
11 6 (4.76%) MVC
11 6 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (3.97%) Service Delivery
12 5 (3.97%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 38 (30.16%) SQL
2 34 (26.98%) C#
3 24 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 19 (15.08%) Python
5 14 (11.11%) Java
6 13 (10.32%) Shell Script
7 12 (9.52%) C++
8 10 (7.94%) PowerShell
9 8 (6.35%) VB
9 8 (6.35%) C
10 7 (5.56%) VC++
10 7 (5.56%) Ada
10 7 (5.56%) Assembly Language
11 5 (3.97%) Perl
11 5 (3.97%) Ruby
12 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (14.29%) Degree
2 17 (13.49%) Security Cleared
3 13 (10.32%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.97%) ISEB
5 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.38%) MCSE
8 1 (0.79%) MCSA
8 1 (0.79%) PhD
8 1 (0.79%) CCNA
8 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.79%) MCTS
8 1 (0.79%) MCITP
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.79%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.56%) QA
2 4 (3.17%) COBIT
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.97%) qmail
3 5 (3.97%) NFS
3 5 (3.97%) Squid
4 2 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.97%) SCCM
2 2 (1.59%) SCOM
2 2 (1.59%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.59%) Windows Intune
2 2 (1.59%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (1.59%) SCSM
Vendors
1 47 (37.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.32%) Oracle
3 12 (9.52%) IBM
3 12 (9.52%) ESRI
4 11 (8.73%) VMware
5 9 (7.14%) Cisco
6 7 (5.56%) Citrix
6 7 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.97%) SmartFocus
7 5 (3.97%) NetApp
8 4 (3.17%) Adobe
8 4 (3.17%) HP
9 3 (2.38%) Altiris
9 3 (2.38%) DevExpress
9 3 (2.38%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.59%) Juniper
11 1 (0.79%) Symantec
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