The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 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 380 313 302
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 769 945 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.87% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.92% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 643 786 821
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Consultant over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 within the UK.

Technical Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the UK 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
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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 -47 721 £50,000 - 112
London -34 321 £55,000 - 38
South East -46 165 £47,500 -5.00% 31
South West +5 70 £41,500 -2.35% 11
City of London +6 64 £55,000 +4.76% 12
Berkshire -24 54 £47,500 -9.52% 12
West Midlands -6 48 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Birmingham +2 37 £39,250 -21.50% 2
North West -61 36 £42,500 -3.40% 7
Surrey -31 35 £60,000 +20.00% 10
East of England -32 35 £50,000 -7.40% 4
Kent +29 27 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 25 £35,000 -27.98% 2
Manchester -34 24 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Yorkshire -57 24 £51,500 +47.14% 4
Wiltshire -1 21 £43,750 -7.89% 3
Reading -17 21 £51,250 -2.38% 5
Swindon +8 20 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Somerset +5 19 £31,000 -12.05% 3
Gloucestershire 0 18 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +3 17 £50,000 - 1
Scotland -13 16 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Hertfordshire -31 15 £50,000 -7.40% 2
West Yorkshire -44 15 £45,000 +28.57% 2
East Midlands -13 14 £50,000 +8.10% 2
Milton Keynes -3 12 £46,500 -7.00% 1
Leeds -22 12 £46,250 +2.77% 1
Hampshire -46 12 £45,000 - 1
Clevedon - 12 £21,000 - 3
Staines +10 11 £70,000 +21.73% 1

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 519 (31.08%) Microsoft
2 498 (29.82%) SQL
3 461 (27.60%) Windows
4 389 (23.29%) Oracle
5 383 (22.93%) SQL Server
6 360 (21.56%) Finance
7 328 (19.64%) Java
8 293 (17.54%) VMware
9 275 (16.47%) Degree
10 265 (15.87%) .NET
11 245 (14.67%) MS Excel
12 222 (13.29%) XML
13 218 (13.05%) C#
14 211 (12.63%) JavaScript
15 201 (12.04%) HTML
16 200 (11.98%) Citrix
17 198 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
18 177 (10.60%) ITIL
19 176 (10.54%) MS Exchange
20 166 (9.94%) Microsoft Certification
21 162 (9.70%) Project Management
22 159 (9.52%) Cisco
23 149 (8.92%) Banking
24 143 (8.56%) Active Directory
25 142 (8.50%) CRM
26 134 (8.02%) Web Services
27 131 (7.84%) Hyper-V
28 130 (7.78%) Firewall
29 126 (7.54%) Windows Server 2008
30 125 (7.49%) Linux

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 176 (10.54%) MS Exchange
2 95 (5.69%) SharePoint
3 94 (5.63%) IIS
4 66 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 57 (3.41%) Lync
5 57 (3.41%) JBoss
6 55 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 53 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 52 (3.11%) Oracle Workflow
9 41 (2.46%) WebSphere
10 36 (2.16%) Apache
11 30 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
12 28 (1.68%) Tomcat
13 24 (1.44%) WebLogic
13 24 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
14 18 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 17 (1.02%) ArcGIS
16 16 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
17 15 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2000
18 14 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 245 (14.67%) MS Excel
2 110 (6.59%) MS Office
3 13 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.24%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.24%) InDesign
7 3 (0.18%) MS Project
7 3 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.18%) FastStats
8 1 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 57 (3.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 53 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
3 40 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 29 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
5 23 (1.38%) Oracle 11i
6 18 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
7 13 (0.78%) SAP CRM
8 11 (0.66%) SAP Business One
8 11 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
8 11 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
9 10 (0.60%) Oracle HRMS
10 7 (0.42%) Summit
10 7 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
10 7 (0.42%) Oracle iProcurement
10 7 (0.42%) Temenos T24
11 6 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (0.36%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.36%) Finacle
11 6 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 58 (3.47%) SaaS
2 48 (2.87%) Office 365
3 36 (2.16%) Force.com
4 18 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (0.96%) PaaS
6 11 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.48%) IaaS
9 5 (0.30%) Pure360
10 1 (0.060%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.060%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 130 (7.78%) Firewall
2 111 (6.65%) SAN
3 95 (5.69%) TCP/IP
4 83 (4.97%) DNS
5 72 (4.31%) WAN
6 67 (4.01%) LAN
7 44 (2.63%) DHCP
8 42 (2.51%) Internet
9 28 (1.68%) VPN
10 24 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (1.38%) NetScaler
12 22 (1.32%) Wireless
13 21 (1.26%) LDAP
13 21 (1.26%) Network Security
13 21 (1.26%) iSCSI
14 20 (1.20%) HTTP
15 19 (1.14%) VLAN
16 17 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
17 15 (0.90%) Unified Communications
17 15 (0.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (22.93%) SQL Server
2 95 (5.69%) Relational Database
3 40 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (2.28%) Oracle Discoverer
5 36 (2.16%) Big Data
6 34 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 34 (2.04%) RDBMS
7 31 (1.86%) MySQL
8 28 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 27 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 27 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
11 23 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (1.32%) Hadoop
13 20 (1.20%) DB2
14 16 (0.96%) NoSQL
15 13 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
16 12 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
17 11 (0.66%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 36 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
2 32 (1.92%) Eclipse
3 20 (1.20%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.60%) InstallShield
5 7 (0.42%) Xcode
5 7 (0.42%) PowerBuilder
6 6 (0.36%) AdminStudio
6 6 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.30%) CruiseControl
7 5 (0.30%) MSI
7 5 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (0.24%) WebLogic Workshop
8 4 (0.24%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.18%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.18%) Introscope
10 2 (0.12%) JMeter
10 2 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.060%) ClearCase
General
1 360 (21.56%) Finance
2 149 (8.92%) Banking
3 87 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 55 (3.29%) Marketing
5 39 (2.34%) Front Office
6 38 (2.28%) Advertising
7 25 (1.50%) Retail
8 22 (1.32%) German Language
9 18 (1.08%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.08%) Back Office
10 15 (0.90%) French Language
11 14 (0.84%) Local Government
11 14 (0.84%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.72%) Billing
13 10 (0.60%) General Ledger
13 10 (0.60%) Military
14 9 (0.54%) Publishing
15 8 (0.48%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.42%) Legal
17 6 (0.36%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (15.87%) .NET
2 222 (13.29%) XML
3 201 (12.04%) HTML
4 134 (8.02%) Web Services
5 110 (6.59%) CSS
6 81 (4.85%) SOAP
7 43 (2.57%) HTML5
8 42 (2.51%) ASP.NET
9 40 (2.40%) J2EE
10 34 (2.04%) jQuery
11 31 (1.86%) Ajax
11 31 (1.86%) XSLT
12 22 (1.32%) Middleware
13 19 (1.14%) REST
14 18 (1.08%) CSS3
14 18 (1.08%) Spring
14 18 (1.08%) JSON
14 18 (1.08%) RESTful
15 16 (0.96%) JSP
16 15 (0.90%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 113 (6.77%) Computer Science
2 94 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
4 56 (3.35%) Management Information System
5 31 (1.86%) Open Source
6 29 (1.74%) GIS
7 21 (1.26%) Clustering
8 20 (1.20%) Mathematics
9 19 (1.14%) Blackberry
9 19 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
10 17 (1.02%) Replication
11 16 (0.96%) Smartcard
11 16 (0.96%) N-Tier
12 15 (0.90%) Data Structures
13 14 (0.84%) PKI
14 13 (0.78%) EFT
14 13 (0.78%) Social Media
15 12 (0.72%) EqualLogic
15 12 (0.72%) Mobile App
16 10 (0.60%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 461 (27.60%) Windows
2 126 (7.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 125 (7.49%) Linux
4 120 (7.19%) UNIX
5 84 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 83 (4.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (2.46%) Solaris
8 37 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (1.98%) Windows 2000 Server
10 32 (1.92%) Windows 7
11 26 (1.56%) AIX
12 23 (1.38%) Windows 8
13 18 (1.08%) Mac OS X
13 18 (1.08%) Android
14 16 (0.96%) Apple iOS
15 13 (0.78%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.60%) HPUX
17 9 (0.54%) CentOS
18 4 (0.24%) Ubuntu
19 3 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (10.60%) ITIL
2 162 (9.70%) Project Management
3 142 (8.50%) CRM
4 97 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (5.45%) Workflow
5 91 (5.45%) Service Management
6 90 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
7 76 (4.55%) Migration
8 70 (4.19%) OO
9 69 (4.13%) PRINCE2
10 67 (4.01%) Service Delivery
11 63 (3.77%) Analytics
12 56 (3.35%) Data Management
12 56 (3.35%) Business Development
13 52 (3.11%) Mentoring
14 49 (2.93%) Software Engineering
14 49 (2.93%) E-Commerce
15 48 (2.87%) Business Analysis
16 47 (2.81%) Problem Management
17 46 (2.75%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 498 (29.82%) SQL
2 328 (19.64%) Java
3 218 (13.05%) C#
4 211 (12.63%) JavaScript
5 115 (6.89%) PL/SQL
6 93 (5.57%) Python
7 63 (3.77%) C++
8 60 (3.59%) VBScript
9 45 (2.69%) C
10 38 (2.28%) PowerShell
11 34 (2.04%) T-SQL
12 33 (1.98%) VB
12 33 (1.98%) Perl
13 32 (1.92%) Shell Script
14 30 (1.80%) PHP
15 27 (1.62%) Ruby
16 23 (1.38%) VBA
17 19 (1.14%) ABAP
18 18 (1.08%) VB.NET
19 15 (0.90%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 275 (16.47%) Degree
2 166 (9.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 120 (7.19%) MCSE
4 101 (6.05%) MCITP
5 67 (4.01%) Security Cleared
5 67 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 48 (2.87%) CCNA
8 31 (1.86%) Citrix Certification
9 28 (1.68%) MCTS
10 27 (1.62%) SC Cleared
10 27 (1.62%) NCIE
10 27 (1.62%) MCP
11 23 (1.38%) CCNP
12 22 (1.32%) NCDA
13 21 (1.26%) DV Cleared
14 20 (1.20%) CCA
14 20 (1.20%) MCSA
15 15 (0.90%) VCAP
16 12 (0.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.17%) SLA
2 34 (2.04%) QA
3 19 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 18 (1.08%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.42%) COBIT
6 5 (0.30%) EMIR
6 5 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.24%) HL7
8 3 (0.18%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.12%) IAS 39
9 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.060%) GPG13
System Software
1 198 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (8.56%) Active Directory
3 131 (7.84%) Hyper-V
4 99 (5.93%) XenApp
5 76 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 55 (3.29%) vSphere
7 35 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 29 (1.74%) XenServer
9 25 (1.50%) VMware ESX
10 11 (0.66%) NFS
11 9 (0.54%) Terminal Server
11 9 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.48%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.36%) KVM
14 5 (0.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 5 (0.30%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.30%) Squid
14 5 (0.30%) qmail
15 3 (0.18%) RACF
16 2 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 62 (3.71%) SCCM
2 35 (2.10%) Backup Exec
3 26 (1.56%) SCOM
4 23 (1.38%) NetBackup
5 17 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (0.78%) SCVMM
7 10 (0.60%) Puppet
7 10 (0.60%) OpenView
7 10 (0.60%) Tivoli
8 9 (0.54%) SCSM
8 9 (0.54%) XenMobile
9 8 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (0.36%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.36%) WSUS
10 6 (0.36%) Control-M
11 5 (0.30%) Nagios
11 5 (0.30%) Legato
11 5 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (0.24%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 519 (31.08%) Microsoft
2 389 (23.29%) Oracle
3 293 (17.54%) VMware
4 200 (11.98%) Citrix
5 159 (9.52%) Cisco
6 114 (6.83%) HP
7 98 (5.87%) NetApp
8 77 (4.61%) IBM
9 56 (3.35%) SAP
10 54 (3.23%) Red Hat
11 53 (3.17%) Symantec
12 52 (3.11%) CheckPoint
13 50 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
14 45 (2.69%) F5
15 40 (2.40%) Dell
16 38 (2.28%) EMC
17 28 (1.68%) Sun
18 27 (1.62%) Avaya
18 27 (1.62%) Juniper
19 26 (1.56%) Bloomberg
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