The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Technical Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technical Consultant
Rank 812 806 804
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Consultant 81 105 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.095% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.10% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 55 97 62
Average salary £46,250 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.90% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £48,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £71,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £54,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +13.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Technical Consultant within the UK.

Senior Technical Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Technical Consultant over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 within the UK.

Senior Technical Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Consultant
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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
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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
England -35 78 £50,000 -7.40% 11
London -6 42 £62,500 +13.63% 2
South East -28 24 £45,000 -30.76% 6
West Midlands +7 8 £34,000 -35.84%
Birmingham -4 8 £34,000 -38.18%
Brighton - 7 £38,000 -
East Sussex - 7 £38,000 -
Hampshire -15 6 £47,500 -26.92% 3
Southampton - 6 £47,500 - 2
Surrey +13 5 £46,250 -48.61%
Berkshire 0 5 £62,500 +8.69% 2
Scotland +3 3 £42,500 -26.08%
Reading -3 3 £62,500 +19.04% 1
City of London +22 2 £75,000 +30.43%
York +7 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Buckinghamshire +5 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes 0 1 - -
North Lanarkshire -3 1 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire -5 1 £42,500 -15.00%
South West -16 1 £40,000 -17.94% 1
Hertfordshire -25 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -36 1 £42,500 -15.00% 1
East of England -36 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £72,500 -
Devon - 1 £40,000 -
Newbury - 1 £32,500 -
Exeter - 1 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £42,500 -
Hertford - 1 - -

Senior Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 66 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 62 (37.58%) Windows
3 54 (32.73%) VMware
4 51 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 49 (29.70%) Degree
6 38 (23.03%) SQL
6 38 (23.03%) Citrix
7 36 (21.82%) Hyper-V
8 35 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (21.21%) Oracle
9 32 (19.39%) XenApp
10 30 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 30 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 30 (18.18%) ITIL
10 30 (18.18%) Active Directory
10 30 (18.18%) Firewall
11 29 (17.58%) Finance
11 29 (17.58%) MCSE
12 28 (16.97%) Java
12 28 (16.97%) XenDesktop
13 27 (16.36%) MS Office
14 26 (15.76%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (15.76%) SAN
15 24 (14.55%) MS Excel
16 23 (13.94%) DNS
17 22 (13.33%) DHCP
17 22 (13.33%) XML
18 21 (12.73%) HTML
18 21 (12.73%) SharePoint
18 21 (12.73%) Telecoms

Senior Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.48%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.45%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (4.85%) IIS
5 7 (4.24%) JBoss
5 7 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (3.64%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (2.42%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.82%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.61%) Confluence
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.61%) CMS
10 1 (0.61%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (16.36%) MS Office
2 24 (14.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (4.85%) SAP Business One
3 6 (3.64%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (3.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (3.64%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (3.64%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (3.03%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (3.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (3.03%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (3.03%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 5 (3.03%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (3.03%) SAP CRM
5 4 (2.42%) Pivotal CRM
5 4 (2.42%) SalesLogix
6 2 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.06%) Office 365
2 9 (5.45%) SaaS
3 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.61%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.18%) Firewall
2 26 (15.76%) SAN
3 23 (13.94%) DNS
4 22 (13.33%) DHCP
5 18 (10.91%) TCP/IP
6 12 (7.27%) VLAN
7 11 (6.67%) WAN
8 9 (5.45%) VPN
9 8 (4.85%) LAN
10 7 (4.24%) LDAP
10 7 (4.24%) Internet
10 7 (4.24%) iSCSI
11 6 (3.64%) NetScaler
11 6 (3.64%) Wireless
12 5 (3.03%) PBX
13 4 (2.42%) VoIP
13 4 (2.42%) Softphone
13 4 (2.42%) Asterisk PBX
14 3 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (4.24%) DB2
5 6 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (3.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (3.03%) MySQL
7 4 (2.42%) Ingres
7 4 (2.42%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.42%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.42%) Informix
7 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.21%) QlikView
9 1 (0.61%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (3.64%) Eclipse
2 5 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (1.82%) WebLogic Workshop
3 3 (1.82%) JMeter
3 3 (1.82%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (17.58%) Finance
2 21 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.67%) Front Office
4 8 (4.85%) Banking
4 8 (4.85%) Billing
5 7 (4.24%) Marketing
6 6 (3.64%) Advertising
7 5 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.03%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Publishing
8 1 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.33%) XML
2 21 (12.73%) HTML
3 19 (11.52%) .NET
4 14 (8.48%) CSS
5 11 (6.67%) Web Services
6 10 (6.06%) HTML5
7 9 (5.45%) SOAP
8 8 (4.85%) jQuery
8 8 (4.85%) CSS3
9 7 (4.24%) Application Packaging
9 7 (4.24%) J2EE
10 6 (3.64%) Ajax
11 5 (3.03%) XSL
12 4 (2.42%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.42%) COM
13 3 (1.82%) JSP
13 3 (1.82%) JSON
13 3 (1.82%) XHTML
13 3 (1.82%) JMS
13 3 (1.82%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.70%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.85%) EqualLogic
4 7 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.03%) Blog
5 5 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.42%) IVR
7 3 (1.82%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.82%) Streaming Video
7 3 (1.82%) Replication
7 3 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.82%) User Experience
8 2 (1.21%) CMDB
9 1 (0.61%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.61%) EFT
9 1 (0.61%) DTV
9 1 (0.61%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 62 (37.58%) Windows
2 19 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (10.91%) Linux
4 16 (9.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.24%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.64%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.42%) UNIX
8 3 (1.82%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.21%) AIX
9 2 (1.21%) Solaris
9 2 (1.21%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.21%) Android
9 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.61%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.18%) ITIL
2 26 (15.76%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (11.52%) Project Management
4 17 (10.30%) CRM
4 17 (10.30%) Mentoring
5 16 (9.70%) Service Management
6 15 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 12 (7.27%) ERP
8 11 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 11 (6.67%) Data Security
8 11 (6.67%) Business Development
8 11 (6.67%) Software Licensing
9 10 (6.06%) Problem Management
10 9 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (5.45%) Data Management
10 9 (5.45%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.85%) Change Management
11 8 (4.85%) PRINCE2
11 8 (4.85%) Zachman Framework
11 8 (4.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 38 (23.03%) SQL
2 30 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 28 (16.97%) Java
4 14 (8.48%) C#
4 14 (8.48%) VBScript
4 14 (8.48%) Python
5 9 (5.45%) PL/SQL
5 9 (5.45%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.82%) VB
7 2 (1.21%) VBA
7 2 (1.21%) Perl
7 2 (1.21%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.21%) VB6
7 2 (1.21%) Ruby
8 1 (0.61%) PHP
8 1 (0.61%) ABAP
8 1 (0.61%) C++
8 1 (0.61%) C
8 1 (0.61%) SPARQL
8 1 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (29.70%) Degree
2 35 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (17.58%) MCSE
4 20 (12.12%) MCITP
5 12 (7.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (6.67%) MCP
7 7 (4.24%) MCSA
8 5 (3.03%) OCP
8 5 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.03%) PMP
8 5 (3.03%) PMI Certification
8 5 (3.03%) MBA
8 5 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.03%) MCTS
8 5 (3.03%) NCDA
8 5 (3.03%) NCIE
8 5 (3.03%) VCAP
9 4 (2.42%) CCIA
9 4 (2.42%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.45%) ISO 9001
2 6 (3.64%) SLA
3 2 (1.21%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 51 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (21.82%) Hyper-V
3 32 (19.39%) XenApp
4 30 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 28 (16.97%) XenDesktop
6 21 (12.73%) vSphere
7 10 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (5.45%) VMware ESX
9 7 (4.24%) XenServer
9 7 (4.24%) vCloud
10 1 (0.61%) NFS
10 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (10.30%) Backup Exec
2 8 (4.85%) NetBackup
3 7 (4.24%) SCCM
3 7 (4.24%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (3.64%) SCOM
5 5 (3.03%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.21%) Puppet
6 2 (1.21%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (1.21%) Nagios
7 1 (0.61%) OpenView
7 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.61%) Control-M
7 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.61%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.61%) Salt
7 1 (0.61%) Opsview
7 1 (0.61%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 66 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 54 (32.73%) VMware
3 38 (23.03%) Citrix
4 35 (21.21%) Oracle
5 20 (12.12%) HP
6 18 (10.91%) Symantec
7 17 (10.30%) NetApp
8 16 (9.70%) CheckPoint
9 15 (9.09%) Cisco
10 13 (7.88%) SAP
11 11 (6.67%) Nokia
11 11 (6.67%) Websense
11 11 (6.67%) Sourcefire
11 11 (6.67%) F5
12 9 (5.45%) Brocade
12 9 (5.45%) Dell
12 9 (5.45%) Sun
13 8 (4.85%) EMC
13 8 (4.85%) PlateSpin
13 8 (4.85%) Infor
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Project Related Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Health and Social Care Information Centre
Salary: From £39,239 to £47,088 per annum £39,239 - £47,088
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Networking People
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + ben+ training
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Softcat
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Totton, Hampshire
Amicus ITS
Salary: £40,000-£50,000 depending on experience
Posted: 24 days ago