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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 366 345 296
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 778 920 997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.78% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.83% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 668 796 828
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £31,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
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 £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 £38,000
% 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -33 730 £50,000 +5.26% 148
London -16 306 £55,000 - 71
South East -10 212 £50,000 - 36
Berkshire -20 75 £60,000 +20.00% 11
City of London +14 54 £55,000 -8.33% 35
Surrey -3 53 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Yorkshire -1 48 £40,000 +21.21% 3
West Midlands -4 48 £50,250 +6.91% 8
Reading +31 46 £62,500 +31.57% 2
South West -26 43 £40,000 -5.88% 6
West Yorkshire +4 36 £45,000 +36.36% 2
East of England -19 36 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Birmingham -7 35 £52,500 +10.52% 5
Leeds +14 32 £65,000 +96.96% 2
Cambridgeshire +16 29 £42,500 -15.00% 3
North West +4 27 £32,500 -23.52% 10
Hampshire 0 27 £45,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +24 25 £30,000 -28.57% 2
Manchester +17 24 £32,500 -23.52% 6
Oxford +5 20 £30,000 -28.57%
Scotland +9 17 £50,000 +8.10% 3
Southampton +6 15 £42,500 +11.84% 2
Swindon -10 15 £36,250 -14.70%
Buckinghamshire -12 15 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Wiltshire -24 15 £36,250 -14.70% 1
Reigate +26 13 £48,750 +8.33%
Edinburgh +7 12 £52,500 +7.69% 2
Cambridge +17 10 £42,500 -13.92% 3
North Yorkshire +10 9 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Huntingdon +4 9 £50,000 -

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 556 (34.43%) SQL
2 470 (29.10%) Microsoft
3 461 (28.54%) Windows
4 402 (24.89%) Finance
5 400 (24.77%) SQL Server
6 366 (22.66%) Java
7 316 (19.57%) Oracle
8 282 (17.46%) Degree
9 262 (16.22%) VMware
10 244 (15.11%) MS Excel
11 224 (13.87%) HTML
12 221 (13.68%) Web Services
13 215 (13.31%) C#
14 213 (13.19%) XML
15 197 (12.20%) .NET
16 196 (12.14%) Linux
16 196 (12.14%) Active Directory
17 187 (11.58%) JavaScript
17 187 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
18 185 (11.46%) Cisco
19 157 (9.72%) ITIL
20 155 (9.60%) UNIX
21 153 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
22 150 (9.29%) Project Management
23 149 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
24 142 (8.79%) Hyper-V
25 136 (8.42%) MCSE
26 132 (8.17%) IIS
27 127 (7.86%) HP
27 127 (7.86%) Citrix

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 132 (8.17%) IIS
2 111 (6.87%) WebSphere
3 71 (4.40%) WebSphere Application Server
4 70 (4.33%) SharePoint
5 68 (4.21%) MS Exchange
6 56 (3.47%) Lync
7 52 (3.22%) JBoss
8 46 (2.85%) Oracle Workflow
9 38 (2.35%) Tomcat
9 38 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 35 (2.17%) MQSeries
11 33 (2.04%) CICS
12 32 (1.98%) WebLogic
13 29 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
14 27 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
15 22 (1.36%) CMS
16 21 (1.30%) Apache
17 15 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
18 14 (0.87%) NetWeaver
19 13 (0.80%) GlassFish
Applications
1 244 (15.11%) MS Excel
2 62 (3.84%) MS Office
3 16 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.74%) MS Project
6 2 (0.12%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 46 (2.85%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (2.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 29 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
4 27 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.99%) SAP Business One
6 14 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
6 14 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
7 13 (0.80%) Oracle General Ledger
7 13 (0.80%) SAP CRM
7 13 (0.80%) Oracle 11i
8 12 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
8 12 (0.74%) SAP IS-U
9 9 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
10 7 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.43%) BASE24
11 6 (0.37%) Oracle HRMS
11 6 (0.37%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 5 (0.31%) Magento
12 5 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 96 (5.94%) SaaS
2 79 (4.89%) Office 365
3 42 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (1.73%) Force.com
5 27 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (0.56%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.43%) IaaS
9 5 (0.31%) Veeva
10 4 (0.25%) Yammer
10 4 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.19%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.12%) PaaS
13 1 (0.062%) Boomi
13 1 (0.062%) CheetahMail
13 1 (0.062%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.062%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.062%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 101 (6.25%) Firewall
2 89 (5.51%) TCP/IP
2 89 (5.51%) SAN
3 67 (4.15%) DNS
4 64 (3.96%) WAN
5 61 (3.78%) MPLS
6 59 (3.65%) Internet
7 52 (3.22%) OSPF
7 52 (3.22%) BGP
7 52 (3.22%) DHCP
8 46 (2.85%) LAN
8 46 (2.85%) SSL
9 45 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
10 36 (2.23%) Cisco IOS
11 34 (2.11%) VPN
11 34 (2.11%) IOS XR
11 34 (2.11%) NX-OS
12 32 (1.98%) Wireless
13 31 (1.92%) Cisco PIX
13 31 (1.92%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (24.77%) SQL Server
2 75 (4.64%) DB2
3 72 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 65 (4.02%) Relational Database
5 45 (2.79%) Big Data
6 41 (2.54%) MySQL
7 34 (2.11%) RDBMS
8 33 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 30 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 30 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 29 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
11 28 (1.73%) Oracle Database
12 25 (1.55%) SAP HANA
13 24 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
14 21 (1.30%) Oracle Discoverer
14 21 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
15 19 (1.18%) Hadoop
15 19 (1.18%) Microsoft Power View
16 18 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
16 18 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 29 (1.80%) Visual Studio
2 27 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (0.80%) Selenium
4 12 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
5 11 (0.68%) Git (software)
5 11 (0.68%) Eclipse
6 10 (0.62%) MorphX
7 8 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.37%) Subversion
8 6 (0.37%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.37%) ERwin
8 6 (0.37%) SonarQube
9 5 (0.31%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.31%) JDeveloper
10 4 (0.25%) JMeter
10 4 (0.25%) Ranorex
10 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.19%) Fiddler
11 3 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 402 (24.89%) Finance
2 122 (7.55%) Banking
3 65 (4.02%) Telecoms
4 61 (3.78%) Retail
5 58 (3.59%) Marketing
6 38 (2.35%) Retail Banking
7 24 (1.49%) German Language
8 23 (1.42%) Games
9 19 (1.18%) Advertising
10 18 (1.11%) French Language
11 16 (0.99%) Law
12 15 (0.93%) Front Office
12 15 (0.93%) Local Government
12 15 (0.93%) International Banking
13 14 (0.87%) Spanish Language
14 13 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.74%) Italian Language
16 10 (0.62%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.50%) Legal
17 8 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (13.87%) HTML
2 221 (13.68%) Web Services
3 213 (13.19%) XML
4 197 (12.20%) .NET
5 114 (7.06%) CSS
6 73 (4.52%) ASP.NET
7 64 (3.96%) J2EE
8 61 (3.78%) SOAP
9 46 (2.85%) Java EE
10 37 (2.29%) HTML5
11 33 (2.04%) ISPF
12 32 (1.98%) WebSphere MQ
13 31 (1.92%) Ajax
13 31 (1.92%) Visualforce
14 29 (1.80%) Middleware
15 26 (1.61%) REST
16 24 (1.49%) jQuery
17 21 (1.30%) COM
18 20 (1.24%) .NET Framework
18 20 (1.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 149 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (6.93%) Computer Science
3 104 (6.44%) Enterprise Software
4 72 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 71 (4.40%) Data Centre
6 61 (3.78%) Private Cloud
7 37 (2.29%) Mainframe
8 36 (2.23%) Mathematics
9 33 (2.04%) Clustering
10 25 (1.55%) User Experience
11 24 (1.49%) Mobile App
12 21 (1.30%) Replication
12 21 (1.30%) Client/Server
13 19 (1.18%) Physics
14 13 (0.80%) Credit Risk
15 12 (0.74%) CMDB
15 12 (0.74%) iSeries
16 11 (0.68%) AS400
17 10 (0.62%) N-Tier
17 10 (0.62%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 461 (28.54%) Windows
2 196 (12.14%) Linux
3 155 (9.60%) UNIX
4 82 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 75 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (2.79%) AIX
8 43 (2.66%) Solaris
9 42 (2.60%) Windows 7
10 36 (2.23%) Windows 8
11 33 (2.04%) MVS
12 19 (1.18%) Android
13 15 (0.93%) Apple iOS
14 13 (0.80%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (0.56%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.37%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.37%) zOS
17 6 (0.37%) SUSE
18 4 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (9.72%) ITIL
2 150 (9.29%) Project Management
3 124 (7.68%) SOA
4 121 (7.49%) Service Management
5 117 (7.24%) Agile Software Development
6 107 (6.63%) CRM
7 106 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
8 104 (6.44%) Service Delivery
9 94 (5.82%) Business Analysis
10 91 (5.63%) Analytics
11 89 (5.51%) Workflow
11 89 (5.51%) Migration
12 88 (5.45%) Time Management
13 78 (4.83%) Stakeholder Management
14 75 (4.64%) ITSM
15 70 (4.33%) PRINCE2
16 64 (3.96%) OO
17 60 (3.72%) Technical Architecture
18 59 (3.65%) ERP
19 58 (3.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 556 (34.43%) SQL
2 366 (22.66%) Java
3 215 (13.31%) C#
4 187 (11.58%) JavaScript
5 61 (3.78%) Perl
6 51 (3.16%) C++
7 49 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 47 (2.91%) Python
9 46 (2.85%) PowerShell
10 45 (2.79%) PHP
11 42 (2.60%) T-SQL
12 34 (2.11%) VB
13 33 (2.04%) JCL
14 32 (1.98%) VBA
15 31 (1.92%) Apex Code
16 29 (1.80%) VB.NET
17 27 (1.67%) C
18 25 (1.55%) X++
19 24 (1.49%) ABAP
20 23 (1.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 282 (17.46%) Degree
2 153 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 136 (8.42%) MCSE
4 110 (6.81%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (4.33%) MCITP
6 54 (3.34%) CCIE
7 45 (2.79%) MCTS
8 44 (2.72%) CCNP
9 42 (2.60%) Security Cleared
10 30 (1.86%) MCSA
11 29 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 28 (1.73%) CCSE
13 24 (1.49%) SC Cleared
14 21 (1.30%) CCNA
15 19 (1.18%) JNCIS
16 18 (1.11%) MCP
17 14 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
17 14 (0.87%) JNCIP
18 13 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
18 13 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.66%) QA
2 19 (1.18%) SLA
3 13 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.37%) GCP
5 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.19%) HL7
7 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.12%) COBIT
7 2 (0.12%) GAAP
8 1 (0.062%) FATCA
System Software
1 196 (12.14%) Active Directory
2 187 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (8.79%) Hyper-V
4 71 (4.40%) vSphere
5 42 (2.60%) XenApp
6 36 (2.23%) vCloud
7 34 (2.11%) XenDesktop
8 23 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (0.99%) XenServer
10 10 (0.62%) VMware ESX
11 9 (0.56%) Terminal Services
12 8 (0.50%) Terminal Server
13 6 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.37%) NFS
13 6 (0.37%) Varnish
14 3 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.19%) UAG
14 3 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 3 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 52 (3.22%) SCCM
2 38 (2.35%) SCOM
3 34 (2.11%) Tivoli
4 14 (0.87%) Backup Exec
5 12 (0.74%) HP UCMDB
6 10 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.62%) SCOrch
7 9 (0.56%) Puppet
7 9 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (0.50%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.37%) SCVMM
9 6 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
9 6 (0.37%) CA LISA
10 5 (0.31%) Windows Intune
11 4 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.25%) OpenView
12 3 (0.19%) Control-M
12 3 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 2 (0.12%) SCSM
Vendors
1 470 (29.10%) Microsoft
2 316 (19.57%) Oracle
3 262 (16.22%) VMware
4 185 (11.46%) Cisco
5 127 (7.86%) HP
5 127 (7.86%) Citrix
6 115 (7.12%) Juniper
7 111 (6.87%) IBM
8 68 (4.21%) Riverbed
9 66 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
10 65 (4.02%) NetApp
11 61 (3.78%) Business Objects
11 61 (3.78%) F5
12 60 (3.72%) SAP
13 56 (3.47%) CheckPoint
14 40 (2.48%) Red Hat
15 36 (2.23%) Fortinet
16 34 (2.11%) Blue Coat
17 31 (1.92%) IronPort
18 30 (1.86%) Tufin
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + training, excellent progression!
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 27,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
EXCELerate
Salary: £40k-£50k + Bonus, Car allowance, Health, Life, Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Consol Partners
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Consol Partners
Salary: benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Consol Partners
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £80000 Per Annum £50-70K + 15%bonus + Healthca
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £650000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus overtime
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45 - £120K + 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £36981.40 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday