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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 349 283 279
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 852 984 1127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.90% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.96% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 729 809 950
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -37 796 £50,000 - 94
London +8 361 £55,000 +1.85% 43
South East -51 195 £50,000 - 17
City of London +8 78 £55,000 - 17
Berkshire -15 73 £50,000 -9.09% 4
South West +14 63 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Surrey -60 56 £50,000 +5.26% 8
East of England -25 45 £50,000 -7.40% 8
West Midlands +8 39 £50,000 +42.85% 7
Yorkshire -51 39 £33,000 -24.13% 3
Birmingham +5 26 £56,250 +28.57% 3
North West -80 26 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Buckinghamshire -4 25 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Hampshire -41 23 £38,000 -13.63% 1
Swindon +6 22 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Wiltshire -3 22 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Scotland -22 22 £50,000 +17.64% 6
East Midlands -41 22 £45,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire -4 21 £50,000 -16.66% 2
West Yorkshire -54 21 £33,000 -24.13% 2
Hertfordshire -13 20 £52,500 -2.77% 4
Kent +15 19 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Manchester -52 19 £42,500 +6.25% 6
South Yorkshire -4 17 £34,000 -40.86%
Guildford -7 16 £47,500 - 3
Leeds -43 16 £33,000 -34.00% 1
Bristol +12 15 £30,000 +7.14% 1
Sheffield -6 15 £33,000 -34.00%
Reading -24 15 £52,500 +5.00%
Gloucestershire -3 12 £37,500 -16.66% 1

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 568 (30.54%) Microsoft
2 559 (30.05%) SQL
3 496 (26.67%) Oracle
4 440 (23.66%) Windows
5 433 (23.28%) Finance
6 397 (21.34%) SQL Server
7 377 (20.27%) Java
8 323 (17.37%) .NET
9 309 (16.61%) VMware
10 293 (15.75%) MS Excel
11 269 (14.46%) XML
12 268 (14.41%) Degree
13 232 (12.47%) C#
14 211 (11.34%) HTML
15 209 (11.24%) Citrix
15 209 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
16 202 (10.86%) JavaScript
17 191 (10.27%) UNIX
18 180 (9.68%) Project Management
19 177 (9.52%) Linux
19 177 (9.52%) Active Directory
20 173 (9.30%) ITIL
21 170 (9.14%) MS Exchange
22 168 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
23 167 (8.98%) Hyper-V
24 166 (8.92%) Cisco
25 150 (8.06%) Firewall
26 148 (7.96%) Web Services
27 135 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
28 134 (7.20%) CRM

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 170 (9.14%) MS Exchange
2 109 (5.86%) SharePoint
3 92 (4.95%) IIS
4 73 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 66 (3.55%) Lync
6 64 (3.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 53 (2.85%) WebSphere
7 53 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 50 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 48 (2.58%) Tomcat
10 40 (2.15%) Apache
11 28 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2003
12 23 (1.24%) WebLogic
12 23 (1.24%) SAS
13 21 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
14 18 (0.97%) CMS
14 18 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2000
14 18 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
15 15 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 293 (15.75%) MS Excel
2 103 (5.54%) MS Office
3 18 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.43%) SPSS
5 5 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.16%) FastStats
7 2 (0.11%) MS Project
8 1 (0.054%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.054%) DOC1
8 1 (0.054%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 90 (4.84%) Oracle EBS R12
2 80 (4.30%) Oracle EBS
3 34 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 32 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
5 30 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
6 27 (1.45%) Oracle General Ledger
7 23 (1.24%) Oracle Receivables
8 20 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
9 18 (0.97%) Oracle HRMS
10 16 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
10 16 (0.86%) SAP Business One
11 14 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
12 11 (0.59%) Magento
13 10 (0.54%) Google Analytics
13 10 (0.54%) SAP CRM
14 9 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 9 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
14 9 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
15 8 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
15 8 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 75 (4.03%) SaaS
2 48 (2.58%) Office 365
3 31 (1.67%) Force.com
4 25 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (1.18%) PaaS
6 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.22%) Pure360
9 2 (0.11%) IaaS
10 1 (0.054%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.054%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.054%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.054%) Taleo
10 1 (0.054%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 150 (8.06%) Firewall
2 122 (6.56%) SAN
3 87 (4.68%) DNS
4 86 (4.62%) WAN
5 81 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 75 (4.03%) LAN
7 43 (2.31%) VPN
8 40 (2.15%) DHCP
9 33 (1.77%) NetScaler
10 31 (1.67%) Wireless
11 29 (1.56%) Internet
12 26 (1.40%) Network Security
13 22 (1.18%) iSCSI
13 22 (1.18%) SSL
13 22 (1.18%) HTTP
14 19 (1.02%) LDAP
15 18 (0.97%) NAS
16 17 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
17 16 (0.86%) Unified Communications
17 16 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 397 (21.34%) SQL Server
2 101 (5.43%) Relational Database
3 69 (3.71%) Oracle Database
4 56 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 53 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (2.63%) Big Data
7 48 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
8 44 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 42 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 41 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 40 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 33 (1.77%) Oracle Discoverer
13 32 (1.72%) RDBMS
14 29 (1.56%) MySQL
14 29 (1.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 26 (1.40%) Oracle BI EE
16 24 (1.29%) QlikView
17 21 (1.13%) Hadoop
17 21 (1.13%) NoSQL
18 17 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
2 38 (2.04%) Eclipse
3 24 (1.29%) Visual Studio
4 11 (0.59%) Xcode
5 8 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
6 7 (0.38%) InstallShield
7 4 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.22%) CruiseControl
7 4 (0.22%) JUnit
7 4 (0.22%) JDeveloper
8 3 (0.16%) PowerBuilder
8 3 (0.16%) MSI
8 3 (0.16%) Introscope
8 3 (0.16%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.11%) ProC
9 2 (0.11%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.11%) Subversion
9 2 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.054%) ClearCase
General
1 433 (23.28%) Finance
2 132 (7.10%) Banking
3 93 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 69 (3.71%) Marketing
5 42 (2.26%) Advertising
6 38 (2.04%) Retail
7 24 (1.29%) Front Office
8 20 (1.08%) Back Office
9 19 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.86%) Legal
11 13 (0.70%) Publishing
11 13 (0.70%) Military
11 13 (0.70%) German Language
12 12 (0.65%) General Ledger
12 12 (0.65%) Local Government
12 12 (0.65%) Billing
13 9 (0.48%) Law
14 8 (0.43%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.43%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (17.37%) .NET
2 269 (14.46%) XML
3 211 (11.34%) HTML
4 148 (7.96%) Web Services
5 132 (7.10%) CSS
6 98 (5.27%) SOAP
7 71 (3.82%) J2EE
8 52 (2.80%) ASP.NET
9 44 (2.37%) jQuery
10 41 (2.20%) Middleware
11 32 (1.72%) HTML5
12 31 (1.67%) Ajax
13 28 (1.51%) XSLT
14 27 (1.45%) WSDL
15 23 (1.24%) Spring
16 22 (1.18%) Visualforce
17 19 (1.02%) Hibernate
18 18 (0.97%) JSP
18 18 (0.97%) RESTful
19 17 (0.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 131 (7.04%) Computer Science
2 80 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
3 52 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 50 (2.69%) Open Source
5 37 (1.99%) Clustering
6 30 (1.61%) Mathematics
7 22 (1.18%) PKI
8 19 (1.02%) GIS
8 19 (1.02%) Replication
9 18 (0.97%) Smartcard
10 17 (0.91%) Social Media
10 17 (0.91%) Mobile App
11 16 (0.86%) Grid Computing
12 15 (0.81%) Blackberry
13 14 (0.75%) Statistics
14 12 (0.65%) Kindle
15 11 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
15 11 (0.59%) EqualLogic
16 10 (0.54%) EFT
17 9 (0.48%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 440 (23.66%) Windows
2 191 (10.27%) UNIX
3 177 (9.52%) Linux
4 121 (6.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 101 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 98 (5.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (2.31%) Solaris
8 31 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
9 25 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (1.34%) Windows 7
10 21 (1.13%) Android
11 19 (1.02%) Apple iOS
12 18 (0.97%) Windows 8
13 16 (0.86%) AIX
14 13 (0.70%) HPUX
14 13 (0.70%) CentOS
15 11 (0.59%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.38%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.22%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (9.68%) Project Management
2 173 (9.30%) ITIL
3 135 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
4 134 (7.20%) CRM
5 116 (6.24%) Workflow
6 98 (5.27%) Analytics
7 91 (4.89%) Service Management
8 74 (3.98%) Migration
9 68 (3.66%) Software Engineering
10 64 (3.44%) PRINCE2
11 63 (3.39%) OO
12 60 (3.23%) Service Delivery
13 55 (2.96%) ETL
14 54 (2.90%) Business Analysis
15 53 (2.85%) ERP
16 52 (2.80%) ITSM
16 52 (2.80%) Project Planning
17 51 (2.74%) Business Development
17 51 (2.74%) E-Commerce
18 47 (2.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 559 (30.05%) SQL
2 377 (20.27%) Java
3 232 (12.47%) C#
4 202 (10.86%) JavaScript
5 126 (6.77%) PL/SQL
6 89 (4.78%) C++
7 67 (3.60%) Python
8 54 (2.90%) C
9 48 (2.58%) VB
10 45 (2.42%) Shell Script
11 42 (2.26%) PHP
12 40 (2.15%) Perl
13 39 (2.10%) VBScript
13 39 (2.10%) Ruby
14 23 (1.24%) T-SQL
14 23 (1.24%) PowerShell
14 23 (1.24%) Apex Code
15 21 (1.13%) ABAP
16 18 (0.97%) VB.NET
17 16 (0.86%) X++
Qualifications
1 268 (14.41%) Degree
2 168 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 127 (6.83%) MCSE
4 122 (6.56%) MCITP
5 78 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
6 70 (3.76%) Security Cleared
7 67 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 50 (2.69%) CCNA
9 42 (2.26%) MCTS
10 39 (2.10%) Citrix Certification
11 36 (1.94%) CCNP
12 30 (1.61%) SC Cleared
13 25 (1.34%) DV Cleared
13 25 (1.34%) CCA
14 23 (1.24%) NCIE
15 21 (1.13%) VCAP
16 20 (1.08%) MCP
17 19 (1.02%) NCDA
18 16 (0.86%) CCIE
19 15 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.12%) SLA
2 47 (2.53%) QA
3 23 (1.24%) HL7
4 21 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 18 (0.97%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.38%) ISO 9000
6 7 (0.38%) COBIT
7 6 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.11%) IAS 39
System Software
1 209 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 177 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 167 (8.98%) Hyper-V
4 93 (5.00%) XenApp
5 73 (3.92%) XenDesktop
6 70 (3.76%) vSphere
7 43 (2.31%) XenServer
8 35 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 26 (1.40%) VMware ESX
10 18 (0.97%) Terminal Server
11 9 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.43%) vCloud
12 8 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
13 7 (0.38%) NFS
14 6 (0.32%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.32%) KVM
14 6 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 5 (0.27%) qmail
15 5 (0.27%) Squid
15 5 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 63 (3.39%) SCCM
2 36 (1.94%) SCOM
2 36 (1.94%) Backup Exec
3 22 (1.18%) NetBackup
4 16 (0.86%) SCSM
5 14 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
5 14 (0.75%) SCVMM
6 12 (0.65%) XenMobile
7 11 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (0.48%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.38%) WSUS
9 7 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (0.32%) Puppet
11 5 (0.27%) HP UCMDB
11 5 (0.27%) OpenView
11 5 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
12 4 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.22%) MOM
12 4 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.22%) Legato
Vendors
1 568 (30.54%) Microsoft
2 496 (26.67%) Oracle
3 309 (16.61%) VMware
4 209 (11.24%) Citrix
5 166 (8.92%) Cisco
6 122 (6.56%) HP
7 92 (4.95%) SAP
8 87 (4.68%) NetApp
9 74 (3.98%) IBM
10 59 (3.17%) JBoss
11 57 (3.06%) CheckPoint
12 52 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
13 47 (2.53%) Business Objects
14 44 (2.37%) EMC
15 43 (2.31%) Symantec
15 43 (2.31%) F5
16 42 (2.26%) Dell
17 37 (1.99%) Juniper
18 30 (1.61%) Red Hat
19 27 (1.45%) Sun
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Car & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum To £50k + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum competative bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive+ 20% bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Imperative People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Clevedon, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £32,000 + Car or £5k Car Allow
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago