The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 83 78 77
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 3 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.31% 0.88% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.90% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 14
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
913 778 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.70% 97.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 804 705 873
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Technical Consultant
Hampshire

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Southampton region.

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in Southampton

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Perl
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (18.18%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (18.18%) HSRP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Network Design
4 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) IPsec
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) CCIE
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (18.18%) HSRP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
1 2 (18.18%) BGP
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) IPsec
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) High Availability
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
1 4 (36.36%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCIE
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) F5
2 2 (18.18%) Juniper
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Infoblox