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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 413 363 300
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 658 844 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.73% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.77% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 556 724 821
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015 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 2 September 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
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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 -46 617 £50,000 - 135
London -52 251 £55,000 - 55
South East -11 187 £50,000 - 31
Berkshire +6 74 £57,500 +15.00% 8
Yorkshire +35 58 £42,500 +18.05% 12
City of London +5 55 £60,000 +9.09% 19
West Yorkshire +28 40 £65,000 +96.96% 4
Reading +23 39 £57,500 +9.52% 2
East of England -6 36 £43,200 -13.60% 4
Surrey -10 35 £55,000 +10.00% 7
West Midlands -14 35 £55,000 +7.84% 7
Leeds +24 34 £65,000 +92.59% 4
Hampshire +31 33 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Birmingham +5 31 £75,000 +30.43% 3
North West -5 26 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Manchester +6 22 £40,750 -4.11% 9
Hertfordshire -11 20 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Oxfordshire +16 17 £27,500 -45.00% 6
Cambridgeshire +20 15 £44,450 -11.10% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 15 £35,000 -
Southampton +19 14 £42,500 +11.84%
Sheffield +3 12 £30,000 -16.66% 2
South Yorkshire +1 12 £30,000 -16.66% 3
South West -72 12 £42,500 - 6
Scotland -9 10 £52,500 +5.00% 2
East Midlands -18 9 £40,000 -13.51% 3
Edinburgh -6 8 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Oxford -6 8 £27,500 -45.00%
Buckinghamshire -26 8 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Reigate - 8 £40,000 -

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 528 (36.79%) SQL
2 427 (29.76%) Microsoft
3 402 (28.01%) Windows
4 361 (25.16%) SQL Server
5 348 (24.25%) Java
6 310 (21.60%) Oracle
7 298 (20.77%) Finance
8 272 (18.95%) Degree
9 233 (16.24%) VMware
10 216 (15.05%) MS Excel
11 208 (14.49%) Web Services
12 204 (14.22%) C#
13 200 (13.94%) .NET
14 188 (13.10%) Active Directory
15 181 (12.61%) HTML
16 175 (12.20%) XML
17 174 (12.13%) Linux
18 162 (11.29%) JavaScript
19 159 (11.08%) VMware Infrastructure
20 141 (9.83%) Project Management
21 139 (9.69%) Cisco
22 135 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
23 132 (9.20%) ITIL
24 129 (8.99%) UNIX
25 126 (8.78%) Microsoft Certification
26 121 (8.43%) IIS
26 121 (8.43%) Hyper-V
27 120 (8.36%) Agile Software Development
28 115 (8.01%) Citrix
29 110 (7.67%) Banking

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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
1 121 (8.43%) IIS
2 96 (6.69%) WebSphere
3 69 (4.81%) SharePoint
4 57 (3.97%) WebSphere Application Server
5 43 (3.00%) WebLogic
5 43 (3.00%) JBoss
6 42 (2.93%) MS Exchange
6 42 (2.93%) Tomcat
7 41 (2.86%) Lync
8 37 (2.58%) Oracle Workflow
9 27 (1.88%) MQSeries
9 27 (1.88%) CICS
10 25 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
11 21 (1.46%) Apache
12 17 (1.18%) CMS
13 14 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (0.84%) GlassFish
15 11 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
15 11 (0.77%) NetWeaver
15 11 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 216 (15.05%) MS Excel
2 48 (3.34%) MS Office
3 13 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.49%) MS Project
6 2 (0.14%) FrameMaker
6 2 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 36 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
3 32 (2.23%) Dynamics AX
4 26 (1.81%) Oracle EBS R12
5 17 (1.18%) SAP Business One
6 11 (0.77%) SAP CRM
7 10 (0.70%) BASE24
7 10 (0.70%) SAP IS-U
8 9 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
9 8 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
10 7 (0.49%) Magento
11 6 (0.42%) Oracle iProcurement
12 5 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
12 5 (0.35%) SAP SRM
12 5 (0.35%) Oracle HRMS
13 4 (0.28%) Markit EDM
13 4 (0.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 4 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 80 (5.57%) SaaS
2 63 (4.39%) Office 365
3 39 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (2.30%) Force.com
5 25 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (0.42%) IaaS
8 5 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.21%) Yammer
9 3 (0.21%) PaaS
10 1 (0.070%) CheetahMail
10 1 (0.070%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.070%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.070%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 93 (6.48%) Firewall
2 74 (5.16%) TCP/IP
2 74 (5.16%) SAN
3 60 (4.18%) DNS
4 50 (3.48%) Internet
5 48 (3.34%) WAN
6 44 (3.07%) DHCP
7 40 (2.79%) MPLS
8 28 (1.95%) LAN
9 27 (1.88%) OSPF
9 27 (1.88%) BGP
9 27 (1.88%) SSL
10 24 (1.67%) Wireless
11 21 (1.46%) Network Security
12 20 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
13 19 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (1.32%) SNMP
14 18 (1.25%) VPN
14 18 (1.25%) IOS XR
14 18 (1.25%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 361 (25.16%) SQL Server
2 72 (5.02%) Relational Database
3 68 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 63 (4.39%) DB2
5 57 (3.97%) BusinessObjects
6 42 (2.93%) Big Data
7 39 (2.72%) Oracle Database
8 36 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 33 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 32 (2.23%) RDBMS
11 28 (1.95%) MySQL
12 27 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
13 23 (1.60%) SAP HANA
14 22 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (1.53%) Hadoop
15 20 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (1.39%) Microsoft Power View
15 20 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
16 19 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (2.02%) Visual Studio
2 18 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
3 15 (1.05%) Selenium
4 11 (0.77%) Git (software)
5 10 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (0.56%) MorphX
7 6 (0.42%) Subversion
7 6 (0.42%) ERwin
8 5 (0.35%) JMeter
8 5 (0.35%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.35%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.28%) Ranorex
9 4 (0.28%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.28%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.21%) JDeveloper
10 3 (0.21%) PeopleTools
10 3 (0.21%) WebLogic Workshop
10 3 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.21%) SoapUI
General
1 298 (20.77%) Finance
2 110 (7.67%) Banking
3 66 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 51 (3.55%) Retail
5 39 (2.72%) Marketing
6 28 (1.95%) German Language
7 25 (1.74%) French Language
7 25 (1.74%) Retail Banking
8 17 (1.18%) Local Government
9 16 (1.11%) Front Office
9 16 (1.11%) Back Office
10 15 (1.05%) Games
10 15 (1.05%) Law
10 15 (1.05%) International Banking
11 13 (0.91%) Spanish Language
12 12 (0.84%) Italian Language
12 12 (0.84%) Advertising
13 11 (0.77%) Legal
14 10 (0.70%) Dutch Language
15 9 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (14.49%) Web Services
2 200 (13.94%) .NET
3 181 (12.61%) HTML
4 175 (12.20%) XML
5 78 (5.44%) CSS
6 68 (4.74%) ASP.NET
7 67 (4.67%) J2EE
8 46 (3.21%) Middleware
9 45 (3.14%) SOAP
10 36 (2.51%) Java EE
11 29 (2.02%) jQuery
11 29 (2.02%) Visualforce
12 27 (1.88%) ISPF
12 27 (1.88%) WebSphere MQ
13 24 (1.67%) JSP
13 24 (1.67%) HTML5
14 21 (1.46%) Ajax
15 20 (1.39%) JSON
16 17 (1.18%) WPF
16 17 (1.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 135 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (7.67%) Computer Science
3 78 (5.44%) Enterprise Software
4 51 (3.55%) Data Centre
5 38 (2.65%) Private Cloud
6 31 (2.16%) Client/Server
7 30 (2.09%) Mathematics
8 29 (2.02%) Mainframe
9 24 (1.67%) Mobile App
10 21 (1.46%) Replication
10 21 (1.46%) Management Information System
11 17 (1.18%) User Experience
12 15 (1.05%) Physics
13 13 (0.91%) Credit Risk
13 13 (0.91%) Clustering
13 13 (0.91%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.70%) iSeries
14 10 (0.70%) N-Tier
14 10 (0.70%) EFT
15 9 (0.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 402 (28.01%) Windows
2 174 (12.13%) Linux
3 129 (8.99%) UNIX
4 62 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (2.51%) Solaris
7 35 (2.44%) AIX
8 28 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (1.88%) MVS
10 22 (1.53%) Windows 7
11 18 (1.25%) Windows 8
12 17 (1.18%) Android
13 15 (1.05%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.70%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (0.49%) CentOS
16 7 (0.49%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.42%) SUSE
18 5 (0.35%) zOS
19 4 (0.28%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (9.83%) Project Management
2 132 (9.20%) ITIL
3 120 (8.36%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (7.46%) SOA
5 96 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
6 95 (6.62%) CRM
6 95 (6.62%) Service Management
6 95 (6.62%) Workflow
7 78 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 76 (5.30%) Migration
9 74 (5.16%) Analytics
10 70 (4.88%) OO
11 67 (4.67%) Business Analysis
12 66 (4.60%) ERP
13 65 (4.53%) ITSM
14 62 (4.32%) Time Management
15 56 (3.90%) PRINCE2
15 56 (3.90%) ETL
16 50 (3.48%) Mentoring
17 48 (3.34%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 528 (36.79%) SQL
2 348 (24.25%) Java
3 204 (14.22%) C#
4 162 (11.29%) JavaScript
5 51 (3.55%) Perl
6 45 (3.14%) PHP
6 45 (3.14%) T-SQL
7 41 (2.86%) C++
8 39 (2.72%) Python
9 38 (2.65%) PowerShell
10 34 (2.37%) PL/SQL
11 31 (2.16%) VBA
12 30 (2.09%) VB
13 29 (2.02%) VB.NET
13 29 (2.02%) Apex Code
14 27 (1.88%) JCL
15 25 (1.74%) Ruby
15 25 (1.74%) X++
16 21 (1.46%) C
16 21 (1.46%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 272 (18.95%) Degree
2 126 (8.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 107 (7.46%) MCSE
4 69 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (3.48%) MCITP
6 41 (2.86%) CCNP
7 32 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 31 (2.16%) CCIE
9 25 (1.74%) MCSA
10 22 (1.53%) Security Cleared
11 21 (1.46%) MCTS
12 20 (1.39%) CCNA
13 17 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
13 17 (1.18%) SC Cleared
14 14 (0.98%) CCA
15 12 (0.84%) PhD
16 11 (0.77%) MCP
17 8 (0.56%) CCDA
17 8 (0.56%) PMP
17 8 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (1.95%) QA
2 8 (0.56%) SLA
3 6 (0.42%) GCP
4 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.21%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.21%) HL7
6 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.070%) FATCA
System Software
1 188 (13.10%) Active Directory
2 159 (11.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (8.43%) Hyper-V
4 68 (4.74%) vSphere
5 44 (3.07%) vCloud
6 29 (2.02%) XenApp
7 26 (1.81%) VMware ESX
8 18 (1.25%) Terminal Services
8 18 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (1.18%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
11 10 (0.70%) Terminal Server
12 9 (0.63%) XenServer
12 9 (0.63%) UAG
13 6 (0.42%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.35%) Varnish
15 3 (0.21%) NFS
16 2 (0.14%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 2 (0.14%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 45 (3.14%) SCCM
2 29 (2.02%) Tivoli
3 27 (1.88%) SCOM
4 14 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
5 13 (0.91%) Backup Exec
5 13 (0.91%) SCOrch
6 11 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (0.63%) SCVMM
7 9 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
8 7 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.49%) Windows Intune
9 6 (0.42%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.42%) Puppet
9 6 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (0.35%) HP UCMDB
10 5 (0.35%) CA LISA
10 5 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (0.28%) Cisco Prime
12 3 (0.21%) SCSM
13 2 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 427 (29.76%) Microsoft
2 310 (21.60%) Oracle
3 233 (16.24%) VMware
4 139 (9.69%) Cisco
5 115 (8.01%) Citrix
6 107 (7.46%) IBM
7 102 (7.11%) HP
8 65 (4.53%) Salesforce.com
9 61 (4.25%) SAP
10 60 (4.18%) Juniper
11 53 (3.69%) NetApp
12 46 (3.21%) Riverbed
13 42 (2.93%) Red Hat
14 35 (2.44%) F5
15 27 (1.88%) CA
16 24 (1.67%) Dell
16 24 (1.67%) CheckPoint
17 23 (1.60%) EMC
17 23 (1.60%) Sun
17 23 (1.60%) Veeam
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Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum Plus excellent package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Make positive
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus, Benifits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38,000 - 50,000 + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
York, Yorkshire
Computer Futures - North (Permanent)
Salary: Car + competitive bonus and Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £80000 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
EXCELerate
Salary: £40k-£50k + Bonus, Car allowance, Health, Life, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + sales bonus, 30 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday