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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 426 370 342
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 669 811 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.76% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.79% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 571 665 733
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016 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 12 February 2016. 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 -50 617 £50,000 - 130
London -58 284 £52,500 -4.54% 61
South East -19 123 £55,000 +22.22% 29
East of England +19 61 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Surrey +29 47 £55,000 +29.41% 9
Berkshire -5 46 £60,000 +1.69% 12
City of London -13 37 £60,000 +9.09% 19
Yorkshire +19 32 £40,000 - 8
South West -18 31 £43,250 +8.12% 8
North West +23 29 £37,500 -3.22% 9
West Midlands -29 25 £40,000 -15.78% 5
Cambridgeshire +8 20 £35,000 -22.22% 3
East Midlands +2 19 £43,125 -3.08% 2
South Yorkshire +25 18 £40,000 - 2
Sheffield +24 18 £40,000 - 2
Cambridge -2 18 £35,000 -22.22%
Reading +8 17 £52,500 -16.00% 4
Hertfordshire +8 17 £55,000 -21.42% 2
Birmingham -10 17 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Scotland +6 16 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Manchester +15 15 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Hampshire +3 15 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Wiltshire -4 15 £38,750 -3.12% 4
Swindon -2 14 £40,000 - 3
Cheshire +31 13 £37,500 +27.11% 3
Gloucestershire +12 13 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Bracknell +19 12 £50,000 -4.76%
Cheltenham +13 12 £55,000 +27.16%
Northamptonshire +7 10 £45,000 -28.00%
Northampton 0 10 £45,000 -28.00%

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 445 (32.79%) SQL
2 424 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 384 (28.30%) Windows
4 350 (25.79%) Presales
5 324 (23.88%) Finance
6 300 (22.11%) SQL Server
7 297 (21.89%) VMware
8 273 (20.12%) Java
9 271 (19.97%) Oracle
10 251 (18.50%) MS Excel
11 240 (17.69%) Degree
12 230 (16.95%) C#
13 222 (16.36%) .NET
14 218 (16.06%) Active Directory
15 209 (15.40%) Windows Server
16 189 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
17 183 (13.49%) JavaScript
18 181 (13.34%) XML
18 181 (13.34%) Citrix
19 167 (12.31%) HTML
20 153 (11.27%) Linux
21 147 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
22 136 (10.02%) Agile Software Development
23 134 (9.87%) ITIL
23 134 (9.87%) Cisco
24 133 (9.80%) Web Services
25 119 (8.77%) Computer Science
26 112 (8.25%) Unix
27 110 (8.11%) Banking
28 107 (7.89%) Hyper-V

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 96 (7.07%) IIS
2 78 (5.75%) WebLogic
3 75 (5.53%) MS Exchange
4 60 (4.42%) SharePoint
5 49 (3.61%) WebSphere
6 43 (3.17%) JBoss
7 40 (2.95%) Oracle Workflow
8 27 (1.99%) WebSphere Application Server
9 24 (1.77%) Skype for Business
10 19 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
11 17 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (0.96%) Apache
13 12 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (0.81%) Node.js
15 9 (0.66%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.59%) CMS
16 8 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
17 7 (0.52%) NetWeaver
17 7 (0.52%) SAS
18 6 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 251 (18.50%) MS Excel
2 41 (3.02%) MS Office
3 7 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.15%) DOC1
5 2 (0.15%) Revit
5 2 (0.15%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.074%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 50 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (2.95%) Oracle EBS
3 31 (2.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 21 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (1.40%) Oracle Payables
5 19 (1.40%) Oracle Receivables
6 18 (1.33%) Infor SunSystems
7 17 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
8 14 (1.03%) Oracle General Ledger
8 14 (1.03%) SAP Business One
9 13 (0.96%) Oracle Assets
9 13 (0.96%) Oracle Cash Management
10 11 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
10 11 (0.81%) Oracle iProcurement
11 10 (0.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 9 (0.66%) BASE24
12 9 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
13 8 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 7 (0.52%) Oracle FAH
14 7 (0.52%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 85 (6.26%) SaaS
2 70 (5.16%) Office 365
3 43 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (2.51%) Force.com
5 31 (2.28%) PaaS
6 17 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (1.03%) IaaS
9 9 (0.66%) GitHub
10 6 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.29%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.29%) Google Tag Manager
12 3 (0.22%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.15%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.15%) Yammer
14 1 (0.074%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.074%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.074%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 94 (6.93%) Firewall
2 68 (5.01%) SAN
3 48 (3.54%) DNS
3 48 (3.54%) WAN
4 47 (3.46%) Internet
5 41 (3.02%) LAN
6 40 (2.95%) Wireless
7 35 (2.58%) Network Security
8 31 (2.28%) TCP/IP
9 20 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (1.47%) DHCP
10 19 (1.40%) MPLS
11 15 (1.11%) LDAP
12 14 (1.03%) NetScaler
13 13 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (0.81%) ADSL
14 11 (0.81%) Unified Communications
15 10 (0.74%) 3G
15 10 (0.74%) NAS
15 10 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (22.11%) SQL Server
2 68 (5.01%) Relational Database
3 61 (4.50%) Oracle Database
4 57 (4.20%) Big Data
5 55 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 50 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 43 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 37 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (2.21%) RDBMS
11 26 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
12 24 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (1.69%) SAP HANA
14 20 (1.47%) DB2
14 20 (1.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 16 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
15 16 (1.18%) MySQL
15 16 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (1.18%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 32 (2.36%) Oracle Forms
2 31 (2.28%) Visual Studio
3 22 (1.62%) Subversion
4 20 (1.47%) Jenkins
5 16 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (1.03%) JIRA
7 13 (0.96%) Git (software)
8 12 (0.88%) Selenium
8 12 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
9 10 (0.74%) Bugzilla
9 10 (0.74%) JDeveloper
10 9 (0.66%) JUnit
10 9 (0.66%) SoapUI
11 8 (0.59%) Appium
11 8 (0.59%) Gatling
11 8 (0.59%) JMeter
11 8 (0.59%) Ranorex
11 8 (0.59%) The Grinder
12 5 (0.37%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.29%) Toad
General
1 324 (23.88%) Finance
2 110 (8.11%) Banking
3 71 (5.23%) Telecoms
4 64 (4.72%) Retail
5 39 (2.87%) Marketing
6 34 (2.51%) Advertising
6 34 (2.51%) Manufacturing
7 27 (1.99%) French Language
8 21 (1.55%) German Language
9 17 (1.25%) Legal
10 14 (1.03%) International Banking
11 13 (0.96%) Back Office
12 12 (0.88%) Games
13 11 (0.81%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.74%) Billing
14 10 (0.74%) Local Government
14 10 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.66%) Dutch Language
15 9 (0.66%) Italian Language
15 9 (0.66%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (16.36%) .NET
2 181 (13.34%) XML
3 167 (12.31%) HTML
4 133 (9.80%) Web Services
5 84 (6.19%) ASP.NET
6 57 (4.20%) J2EE
7 56 (4.13%) CSS
8 50 (3.68%) Middleware
9 42 (3.10%) Spring
10 41 (3.02%) .NET Framework
11 34 (2.51%) Visualforce
12 33 (2.43%) Hibernate
13 31 (2.28%) EJB
14 30 (2.21%) XSLT
15 24 (1.77%) Java EE
16 23 (1.69%) SAML
17 21 (1.55%) HTML5
18 20 (1.47%) JSP
19 18 (1.33%) SOAP
20 17 (1.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 119 (8.77%) Computer Science
2 97 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (5.31%) Data Centre
4 60 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
5 44 (3.24%) Visualisation
6 42 (3.10%) Mathematics
7 31 (2.28%) Cybercrime
7 31 (2.28%) iPhone
8 25 (1.84%) Client/Server
9 23 (1.69%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.47%) Physics
11 19 (1.40%) Clustering
11 19 (1.40%) Driving Licence
12 16 (1.18%) PKI
13 15 (1.11%) Credit Risk
14 13 (0.96%) Private Cloud
15 12 (0.88%) EFT
15 12 (0.88%) Mobile App
15 12 (0.88%) Replication
16 10 (0.74%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 384 (28.30%) Windows
2 209 (15.40%) Windows Server
3 153 (11.27%) Linux
4 112 (8.25%) Unix
5 86 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (3.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (2.95%) Android
9 31 (2.28%) Windows Phone
10 21 (1.55%) Solaris
11 14 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.74%) CentOS
12 10 (0.74%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.74%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.59%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.52%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.44%) OS/400
16 5 (0.37%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.29%) SUSE
18 3 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (25.79%) Presales
2 136 (10.02%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (9.87%) ITIL
4 95 (7.00%) CRM
5 93 (6.85%) Project Management
6 90 (6.63%) Workflow
7 82 (6.04%) Service Management
8 73 (5.38%) Migration
9 72 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
10 69 (5.08%) ERP
11 61 (4.50%) ITSM
12 59 (4.35%) Mentoring
13 57 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 56 (4.13%) Business Analysis
15 53 (3.91%) Analytics
15 53 (3.91%) ETL
15 53 (3.91%) Web Development
16 50 (3.68%) Continuous Integration
17 45 (3.32%) Disaster Recovery
18 44 (3.24%) OO
Programming Languages
1 445 (32.79%) SQL
2 273 (20.12%) Java
3 230 (16.95%) C#
4 183 (13.49%) JavaScript
5 74 (5.45%) Python
6 70 (5.16%) PowerShell
7 57 (4.20%) C++
8 53 (3.91%) PL/SQL
9 42 (3.10%) T-SQL
10 37 (2.73%) Perl
11 36 (2.65%) VBA
12 35 (2.58%) Apex Code
13 32 (2.36%) Objective-C
14 30 (2.21%) VB.NET
15 23 (1.69%) C
15 23 (1.69%) Shell Script
16 22 (1.62%) Ruby
17 19 (1.40%) PHP
18 14 (1.03%) X++
19 13 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 240 (17.69%) Degree
2 147 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 106 (7.81%) MCSE
4 60 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (4.27%) Security Cleared
6 49 (3.61%) SC Cleared
7 42 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 36 (2.65%) MCSA
9 35 (2.58%) CCNP
10 34 (2.51%) DV Cleared
11 29 (2.14%) CCNA
12 28 (2.06%) MCITP
13 24 (1.77%) MCP
14 18 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
15 16 (1.18%) CCA
16 12 (0.88%) CCIE
17 11 (0.81%) PhD
18 10 (0.74%) MCTS
19 9 (0.66%) CCSE
19 9 (0.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.21%) QA
2 26 (1.92%) SLA
3 4 (0.29%) COBIT
3 4 (0.29%) HL7
4 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.15%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.074%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.074%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.074%) Val IT
System Software
1 218 (16.06%) Active Directory
2 189 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 80 (5.90%) vSphere
5 51 (3.76%) XenApp
6 47 (3.46%) vCloud
7 25 (1.84%) VMware ESX
7 25 (1.84%) XenDesktop
8 19 (1.40%) Terminal Server
9 12 (0.88%) Terminal Services
10 8 (0.59%) ISA Server
11 7 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
11 7 (0.52%) UAG
11 7 (0.52%) XenServer
12 4 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.29%) Postfix
12 4 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.22%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.22%) StorNext
13 3 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 34 (2.51%) SCCM
2 14 (1.03%) Puppet
3 13 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 11 (0.81%) NetBackup
5 11 (0.81%) yum
6 9 (0.66%) Oracle ZFS
7 8 (0.59%) SCOM
7 8 (0.59%) XenMobile
8 7 (0.52%) AirWatch
8 7 (0.52%) vRealize
9 6 (0.44%) Ansible
9 6 (0.44%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.44%) Data Guard
9 6 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
11 4 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
11 4 (0.29%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 424 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 297 (21.89%) VMware
3 271 (19.97%) Oracle
4 181 (13.34%) Citrix
5 134 (9.87%) Cisco
6 86 (6.34%) HP
7 81 (5.97%) NetApp
8 64 (4.72%) Salesforce.com
9 59 (4.35%) IBM
10 50 (3.68%) Dell
11 45 (3.32%) SAP
12 39 (2.87%) ServiceNow
13 28 (2.06%) Juniper
13 28 (2.06%) Symantec
14 23 (1.69%) CheckPoint
15 21 (1.55%) EMC
16 20 (1.47%) Sybase
17 18 (1.33%) 3PAR
17 18 (1.33%) Red Hat
17 18 (1.33%) Sun
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 70k per year + amazing benefits!
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: MS Certifications/Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Modis
Salary: Benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
HW Search & Selection
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 Per Annum £30-70K +
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,0000 - 75,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 5K bonus + 6K Car allowance
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Car Allowance, Training
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 18000 and 25000 (15% bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £67,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + ote £70000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 neg + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, Sussex
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To c£45,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Acumin
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago