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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 358 296 300
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 810 962 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.90% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.96% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 688 796 841
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -50 752 £50,000 - 103
London -25 344 £55,000 - 34
South East -78 161 £50,000 - 20
City of London +4 72 £55,000 -2.22% 10
South West +5 71 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Berkshire -19 60 £47,500 -5.00% 7
East of England -36 48 £50,000 -7.40% 8
West Midlands +3 47 £52,000 +30.00% 6
Surrey -62 45 £50,000 - 4
Birmingham +4 36 £53,750 +13.15% 2
Yorkshire -51 32 £42,500 +6.25% 5
North West -77 27 £42,500 - 14
Hertfordshire -16 26 £52,500 -2.77% 3
Scotland -18 24 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Kent +20 23 £55,000 +12.82% 1
Wiltshire +9 22 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Swindon +9 22 £42,500 -10.52% 2
West Yorkshire -49 22 £41,500 +3.75% 3
Buckinghamshire -4 21 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands -16 21 £47,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -2 20 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Leeds -33 18 £42,500 -12.82% 2
Manchester -44 18 £40,000 +8.84% 11
Bristol +8 17 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Somerset +1 17 £50,000 +3.89% 3
Reading -26 17 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Hampshire -50 17 £37,750 -14.20%
Edinburgh -6 13 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Bath - 12 £50,000 - 2
Gloucestershire -6 11 £42,000 -6.66% 1

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 555 (30.73%) SQL
2 546 (30.23%) Microsoft
3 464 (25.69%) Oracle
4 452 (25.03%) Windows
5 414 (22.92%) Finance
6 401 (22.20%) SQL Server
7 359 (19.88%) Java
8 305 (16.89%) .NET
9 303 (16.78%) VMware
10 268 (14.84%) Degree
11 264 (14.62%) MS Excel
12 263 (14.56%) XML
13 224 (12.40%) C#
14 220 (12.18%) HTML
15 206 (11.41%) JavaScript
16 204 (11.30%) Citrix
17 197 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
18 187 (10.35%) ITIL
19 174 (9.63%) MS Exchange
20 172 (9.52%) UNIX
20 172 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
21 165 (9.14%) Project Management
22 159 (8.80%) Linux
23 156 (8.64%) Web Services
23 156 (8.64%) Cisco
23 156 (8.64%) Hyper-V
24 155 (8.58%) Active Directory
25 147 (8.14%) Banking
26 146 (8.08%) Firewall
27 138 (7.64%) CRM

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 174 (9.63%) MS Exchange
2 110 (6.09%) SharePoint
3 99 (5.48%) IIS
4 70 (3.88%) Lync
5 69 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 63 (3.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 61 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 54 (2.99%) WebSphere
9 50 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2007
10 44 (2.44%) Tomcat
11 39 (2.16%) Apache
12 26 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
13 24 (1.33%) WebLogic
14 21 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
15 18 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
15 18 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2000
16 14 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 12 (0.66%) CMS
17 12 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
18 11 (0.61%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 264 (14.62%) MS Excel
2 110 (6.09%) MS Office
3 18 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.28%) SPSS
6 3 (0.17%) MS Project
6 3 (0.17%) FastStats
7 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.055%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 84 (4.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 79 (4.37%) Oracle EBS
3 37 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 31 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
5 29 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
6 25 (1.38%) Oracle General Ledger
7 20 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
8 18 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
9 16 (0.89%) Oracle HRMS
10 14 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
11 13 (0.72%) SAP Business One
12 12 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
13 11 (0.61%) SAP CRM
14 10 (0.55%) Google Analytics
15 9 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
16 8 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
16 8 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
17 7 (0.39%) Oracle iRecruitment
18 6 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
18 6 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 75 (4.15%) SaaS
2 53 (2.93%) Office 365
3 35 (1.94%) Force.com
4 19 (1.05%) PaaS
5 15 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.39%) Pure360
8 3 (0.17%) IaaS
9 1 (0.055%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.055%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.055%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 146 (8.08%) Firewall
2 119 (6.59%) SAN
3 87 (4.82%) DNS
3 87 (4.82%) TCP/IP
4 85 (4.71%) WAN
5 73 (4.04%) LAN
6 39 (2.16%) DHCP
7 34 (1.88%) VPN
7 34 (1.88%) Internet
8 29 (1.61%) Wireless
9 27 (1.50%) NetScaler
10 21 (1.16%) Unified Communications
10 21 (1.16%) Network Security
10 21 (1.16%) HTTP
10 21 (1.16%) LDAP
11 20 (1.11%) iSCSI
12 15 (0.83%) NAS
13 14 (0.78%) VLAN
13 14 (0.78%) SSL
14 13 (0.72%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 401 (22.20%) SQL Server
2 105 (5.81%) Relational Database
3 54 (2.99%) Oracle Database
3 54 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
5 42 (2.33%) Big Data
6 40 (2.21%) Oracle Discoverer
7 36 (1.99%) RDBMS
8 34 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 31 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 31 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 30 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 25 (1.38%) MySQL
12 22 (1.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 21 (1.16%) Hadoop
14 19 (1.05%) QlikView
14 19 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
15 18 (1.00%) DB2
16 16 (0.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
2 39 (2.16%) Eclipse
3 22 (1.22%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.55%) Xcode
5 8 (0.44%) InstallShield
6 7 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.28%) CruiseControl
7 5 (0.28%) PowerBuilder
8 4 (0.22%) JUnit
8 4 (0.22%) MSI
8 4 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.17%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.17%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.17%) Introscope
9 3 (0.17%) WebLogic Workshop
9 3 (0.17%) JDeveloper
10 2 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.11%) Subversion
10 2 (0.11%) AdminStudio
General
1 414 (22.92%) Finance
2 147 (8.14%) Banking
3 87 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 64 (3.54%) Marketing
5 43 (2.38%) Advertising
6 35 (1.94%) Retail
7 31 (1.72%) Front Office
8 19 (1.05%) Back Office
9 18 (1.00%) German Language
10 16 (0.89%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.78%) Local Government
12 12 (0.66%) General Ledger
12 12 (0.66%) French Language
12 12 (0.66%) Publishing
12 12 (0.66%) Billing
13 11 (0.61%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.61%) Military
14 10 (0.55%) Legal
15 8 (0.44%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (16.89%) .NET
2 263 (14.56%) XML
3 220 (12.18%) HTML
4 156 (8.64%) Web Services
5 127 (7.03%) CSS
6 96 (5.32%) SOAP
7 60 (3.32%) J2EE
8 49 (2.71%) ASP.NET
9 41 (2.27%) HTML5
10 37 (2.05%) jQuery
11 32 (1.77%) Middleware
12 30 (1.66%) XSLT
13 26 (1.44%) Ajax
14 24 (1.33%) WSDL
15 22 (1.22%) Visualforce
16 20 (1.11%) JSP
17 18 (1.00%) Hibernate
17 18 (1.00%) Spring
17 18 (1.00%) JSON
17 18 (1.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 119 (6.59%) Computer Science
2 116 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
4 59 (3.27%) Management Information System
5 38 (2.10%) Open Source
6 32 (1.77%) Clustering
7 25 (1.38%) GIS
8 22 (1.22%) Replication
9 20 (1.11%) Smartcard
9 20 (1.11%) Mathematics
10 17 (0.94%) PKI
11 16 (0.89%) Blackberry
12 14 (0.78%) Social Media
12 14 (0.78%) Mobile App
13 12 (0.66%) Kindle
13 12 (0.66%) EFT
14 11 (0.61%) Grid Computing
14 11 (0.61%) User Experience
14 11 (0.61%) EqualLogic
15 9 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 452 (25.03%) Windows
2 172 (9.52%) UNIX
3 159 (8.80%) Linux
4 118 (6.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 97 (5.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 84 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 46 (2.55%) Solaris
8 34 (1.88%) Windows 2000 Server
9 30 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (1.33%) AIX
11 22 (1.22%) Windows 7
12 19 (1.05%) Android
13 17 (0.94%) Apple iOS
13 17 (0.94%) Windows 8
14 15 (0.83%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.61%) HPUX
15 11 (0.61%) CentOS
16 7 (0.39%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.22%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (10.35%) ITIL
2 165 (9.14%) Project Management
3 138 (7.64%) CRM
4 112 (6.20%) Workflow
5 109 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
6 94 (5.20%) Service Management
7 90 (4.98%) Analytics
8 88 (4.87%) Agile Software Development
9 78 (4.32%) Migration
10 69 (3.82%) OO
10 69 (3.82%) PRINCE2
11 62 (3.43%) Service Delivery
12 54 (2.99%) Software Engineering
12 54 (2.99%) Business Development
13 52 (2.88%) ITSM
14 51 (2.82%) E-Commerce
14 51 (2.82%) Mentoring
15 50 (2.77%) Web Development
16 48 (2.66%) Business Analysis
17 47 (2.60%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 555 (30.73%) SQL
2 359 (19.88%) Java
3 224 (12.40%) C#
4 206 (11.41%) JavaScript
5 124 (6.87%) PL/SQL
6 78 (4.32%) Python
7 74 (4.10%) C++
8 51 (2.82%) VBScript
9 42 (2.33%) C
10 40 (2.21%) VB
10 40 (2.21%) Perl
11 39 (2.16%) Shell Script
12 37 (2.05%) PHP
13 32 (1.77%) Ruby
14 31 (1.72%) PowerShell
15 30 (1.66%) T-SQL
16 23 (1.27%) Apex Code
17 22 (1.22%) ABAP
18 18 (1.00%) VB.NET
19 17 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 268 (14.84%) Degree
2 172 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 124 (6.87%) MCSE
4 111 (6.15%) MCITP
5 75 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
6 70 (3.88%) Security Cleared
7 62 (3.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 50 (2.77%) CCNA
9 43 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
10 35 (1.94%) MCTS
11 30 (1.66%) SC Cleared
11 30 (1.66%) CCNP
12 27 (1.50%) CCA
13 23 (1.27%) MCP
14 21 (1.16%) NCIE
15 19 (1.05%) DV Cleared
16 18 (1.00%) VCAP
17 17 (0.94%) NCDA
18 15 (0.83%) MCSA
19 14 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.27%) SLA
2 41 (2.27%) QA
3 22 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 17 (0.94%) ISO 9001
5 16 (0.89%) HL7
6 8 (0.44%) COBIT
7 5 (0.28%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.11%) IAS 39
10 1 (0.055%) EMIR
10 1 (0.055%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 197 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 156 (8.64%) Hyper-V
3 155 (8.58%) Active Directory
4 94 (5.20%) XenApp
5 71 (3.93%) XenDesktop
6 57 (3.16%) vSphere
7 36 (1.99%) XenServer
8 32 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
9 26 (1.44%) VMware ESX
10 16 (0.89%) Terminal Server
11 10 (0.55%) NFS
11 10 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.44%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.39%) KVM
14 5 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 5 (0.28%) vCloud
14 5 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (0.28%) qmail
14 5 (0.28%) Squid
15 4 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 58 (3.21%) SCCM
2 36 (1.99%) Backup Exec
3 28 (1.55%) SCOM
4 24 (1.33%) NetBackup
5 14 (0.78%) SCSM
6 13 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
7 12 (0.66%) XenMobile
7 12 (0.66%) SCVMM
7 12 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (0.50%) WSUS
8 9 (0.50%) Tivoli
8 9 (0.50%) Puppet
9 8 (0.44%) OpenView
10 7 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.33%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (0.28%) Legato
12 5 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
12 5 (0.28%) Control-M
13 4 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 4 (0.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 546 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 464 (25.69%) Oracle
3 303 (16.78%) VMware
4 204 (11.30%) Citrix
5 156 (8.64%) Cisco
6 122 (6.76%) HP
7 90 (4.98%) NetApp
8 82 (4.54%) IBM
9 70 (3.88%) SAP
10 61 (3.38%) JBoss
11 55 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
12 52 (2.88%) CheckPoint
13 47 (2.60%) Symantec
14 44 (2.44%) Dell
15 43 (2.38%) EMC
16 40 (2.21%) Red Hat
16 40 (2.21%) F5
17 31 (1.72%) Business Objects
18 30 (1.66%) Sun
19 24 (1.33%) Avaya
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens - health, pens + more
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Home Based Contrac
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Home Based Contrac
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + car, phone & laptop
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ITS
Salary: Salary Depending on skills match, experience and qualifications
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + up to £45K + £6K Car - DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ACL Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum competative bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25 - 45k plus Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago