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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 169 181 185
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 68 53 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 0.87% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.91% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66 48 34
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,350 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,250 £51,000
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
5586 5820 5141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.72% 95.54% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4687 4858 4538
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +4 27 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Bristol +12 19 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Cornwall - 10 £25,000 -
Devon -4 5 £37,000 -7.50%
Gloucestershire -8 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Somerset +14 3 £39,250 -1.87%
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (40.54%) Service Management
2 44 (39.64%) Microsoft
3 37 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 37 (33.33%) Windows
4 36 (32.43%) ITIL
5 35 (31.53%) C#
6 34 (30.63%) SQL Server
7 33 (29.73%) .NET
8 32 (28.83%) Web Services
8 32 (28.83%) MS Excel
9 29 (26.13%) ASP.NET
9 29 (26.13%) Time Management
10 27 (24.32%) ITSM
10 27 (24.32%) VMware
11 26 (23.42%) IIS
11 26 (23.42%) ITIL V2
12 25 (22.52%) SAN
13 22 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (19.82%) Hyper-V
14 18 (16.22%) SQL
14 18 (16.22%) Project Management
15 16 (14.41%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (14.41%) MS Exchange
15 16 (14.41%) PowerShell
15 16 (14.41%) SDLC
16 14 (12.61%) .NET Framework
16 14 (12.61%) PRINCE2
17 12 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (10.81%) Waterfall
18 11 (9.91%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (23.42%) IIS
2 16 (14.41%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.50%) SAS
4 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.90%) Drupal
5 1 (0.90%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.90%) Lync
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.90%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.90%) Apache
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.90%) JBoss
5 1 (0.90%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.90%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (28.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) MS Office
3 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) ResourceLink
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.52%) SAN
2 10 (9.01%) DNS
3 8 (7.21%) Firewall
3 8 (7.21%) DHCP
4 7 (6.31%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.41%) NAS
5 6 (5.41%) VLAN
5 6 (5.41%) HSRP
6 5 (4.50%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.90%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.90%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.90%) LAN
7 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) ERwin
2 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.90%) PROIV
2 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 11 (9.91%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Marketing
3 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.90%) Law
4 1 (0.90%) Advertising
4 1 (0.90%) Banking
4 1 (0.90%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (29.73%) .NET
2 32 (28.83%) Web Services
3 29 (26.13%) ASP.NET
4 14 (12.61%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.50%) CSS
6 4 (3.60%) HTML
7 3 (2.70%) Visualforce
7 3 (2.70%) REST
7 3 (2.70%) SOAP
8 1 (0.90%) jQuery
8 1 (0.90%) WCF
8 1 (0.90%) Ajax
8 1 (0.90%) CSS3
8 1 (0.90%) HTML5
8 1 (0.90%) XML
8 1 (0.90%) XSD
8 1 (0.90%) J2EE
8 1 (0.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) User Experience
2 8 (7.21%) EqualLogic
3 2 (1.80%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.90%) iPad
4 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.90%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.80%) Linux
3 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.90%) HPUX
4 1 (0.90%) Solaris
4 1 (0.90%) UNIX
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.54%) Service Management
2 36 (32.43%) ITIL
3 29 (26.13%) Time Management
4 27 (24.32%) ITSM
5 26 (23.42%) ITIL V2
6 18 (16.22%) Project Management
7 16 (14.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (14.41%) SDLC
8 14 (12.61%) PRINCE2
9 12 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (10.81%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.21%) Validation
10 8 (7.21%) B2B
10 8 (7.21%) Problem Management
11 7 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (5.41%) Service Delivery
13 5 (4.50%) Project Planning
13 5 (4.50%) High Availability
13 5 (4.50%) Migration
14 4 (3.60%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.53%) C#
2 18 (16.22%) SQL
3 16 (14.41%) PowerShell
4 9 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.60%) Java
6 3 (2.70%) Apex Code
6 3 (2.70%) VB
7 2 (1.80%) VB6
8 1 (0.90%) Python
8 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.90%) C++
8 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.50%) MCSE
2 5 (4.50%) MCP
3 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) Degree
4 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) FATCA
System Software
1 37 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 22 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (19.82%) Hyper-V
3 8 (7.21%) XenApp
3 8 (7.21%) XenDesktop
4 4 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.90%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) SCCM
2 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (39.64%) Microsoft
2 27 (24.32%) VMware
3 10 (9.01%) HP
4 8 (7.21%) Veeam
5 6 (5.41%) Citrix
6 5 (4.50%) Oracle
7 4 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.70%) Tableau
8 3 (2.70%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.70%) SAP
8 3 (2.70%) Cognos
8 3 (2.70%) Cisco
9 2 (1.80%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.90%) Dell
10 1 (0.90%) EMC
10 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.90%) Juniper
10 1 (0.90%) ESRI
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits Package and Homeworking
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago