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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 161 173 183
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 66 38 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.06% 0.73% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.77% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 46 33 32
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,600 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 4912 5429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.16% 94.92% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4875 4224 4806
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 23 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Bristol +10 15 £30,000 +3.44% 3
Somerset - 13 £48,500 - 3
Gloucestershire -5 12 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Devon - 3 £55,000 - 1
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (39.02%) SQL
2 46 (37.40%) Microsoft
3 43 (34.96%) SQL Server
4 38 (30.89%) ITIL
5 36 (29.27%) Service Management
5 36 (29.27%) ITSM
6 34 (27.64%) Active Directory
7 33 (26.83%) Windows
8 32 (26.02%) C#
9 28 (22.76%) Linux
10 23 (18.70%) JavaScript
11 22 (17.89%) Java
11 22 (17.89%) Finance
12 20 (16.26%) .NET
13 19 (15.45%) C++
13 19 (15.45%) UNIX
13 19 (15.45%) Shell Script
14 18 (14.63%) MS Office
14 18 (14.63%) Service Desk Management
14 18 (14.63%) Security Cleared
15 17 (13.82%) MS Excel
16 16 (13.01%) VMware
16 16 (13.01%) Software Engineering
17 13 (10.57%) VB
18 12 (9.76%) Relational Database
18 12 (9.76%) DV Cleared
18 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET
19 11 (8.94%) MS Exchange
20 10 (8.13%) Citrix
20 10 (8.13%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (8.94%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.13%) IIS
3 8 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.07%) Apache
5 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.44%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.81%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 18 (14.63%) MS Office
2 17 (13.82%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.88%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (2.44%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (2.44%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (2.44%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) Pure360
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.50%) SAN
2 8 (6.50%) DNS
3 7 (5.69%) WAN
4 6 (4.88%) SNMP
4 6 (4.88%) LAN
5 5 (4.07%) SMTP
5 5 (4.07%) LDAP
5 5 (4.07%) Firewall
6 4 (3.25%) Softphone
6 4 (3.25%) PBX
6 4 (3.25%) VoIP
6 4 (3.25%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (2.44%) DHCP
7 3 (2.44%) GSM
7 3 (2.44%) TETRA
8 2 (1.63%) NAS
9 1 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (34.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.81%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.81%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.63%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.81%) Subversion
2 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (17.89%) Finance
2 9 (7.32%) Military
3 7 (5.69%) Aerospace
4 6 (4.88%) Marketing
5 4 (3.25%) Advertising
5 4 (3.25%) Retail
6 3 (2.44%) Banking
6 3 (2.44%) Electronics
6 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.26%) .NET
2 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.69%) HTML
4 6 (4.88%) Web Services
5 5 (4.07%) XML
6 4 (3.25%) CSS
6 4 (3.25%) SOAP
6 4 (3.25%) XHTML
6 4 (3.25%) HTML5
7 2 (1.63%) Middleware
7 2 (1.63%) COM
7 2 (1.63%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.81%) J2SE
8 1 (0.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.07%) GIS
2 4 (3.25%) IVR
2 4 (3.25%) Replication
3 3 (2.44%) Open Source
3 3 (2.44%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (2.44%) EMV
4 2 (1.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (26.83%) Windows
2 28 (22.76%) Linux
3 19 (15.45%) UNIX
4 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (7.32%) HPUX
4 9 (7.32%) Solaris
5 7 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.07%) CentOS
7 2 (1.63%) AIX
8 1 (0.81%) Android
8 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.89%) ITIL
2 36 (29.27%) Service Management
2 36 (29.27%) ITSM
3 18 (14.63%) Service Desk Management
4 16 (13.01%) Software Engineering
5 10 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (6.50%) Project Management
6 8 (6.50%) Project Planning
7 7 (5.69%) QMS
7 7 (5.69%) UML
7 7 (5.69%) MVC
8 5 (4.07%) Email Marketing
8 5 (4.07%) Analytics
8 5 (4.07%) SOA
9 4 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.25%) Campaign Management
9 4 (3.25%) Content Management
9 4 (3.25%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (3.25%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (2.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (39.02%) SQL
2 32 (26.02%) C#
3 23 (18.70%) JavaScript
4 22 (17.89%) Java
5 19 (15.45%) C++
5 19 (15.45%) Shell Script
6 13 (10.57%) VB
7 10 (8.13%) Python
8 8 (6.50%) C
9 7 (5.69%) VC++
9 7 (5.69%) Ada
9 7 (5.69%) Assembly Language
10 5 (4.07%) Ruby
10 5 (4.07%) Perl
11 4 (3.25%) VB6
11 4 (3.25%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.81%) Groovy
14 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.76%) DV Cleared
3 9 (7.32%) ISEB
4 7 (5.69%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.88%) Degree
6 1 (0.81%) HP ASE
6 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.81%) MCITP
6 1 (0.81%) CCIE
6 1 (0.81%) CCNP
6 1 (0.81%) CCDA
6 1 (0.81%) MCSE
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) COBIT
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (27.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.07%) Squid
3 5 (4.07%) qmail
3 5 (4.07%) NFS
4 2 (1.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.81%) XenApp
5 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (37.40%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.01%) VMware
3 10 (8.13%) Citrix
4 8 (6.50%) Red Hat
4 8 (6.50%) Oracle
5 7 (5.69%) Cisco
6 6 (4.88%) IBM
7 5 (4.07%) NetApp
8 4 (3.25%) HP
8 4 (3.25%) SmartFocus
9 3 (2.44%) ESRI
10 2 (1.63%) Siebel
11 1 (0.81%) Symantec
11 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
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