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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 366 329 296
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 753 843 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.82% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.87% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 617 697 863
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -3.15%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -29 719 £50,000 +5.26% 128
London +13 365 £55,000 +4.76% 54
South East -36 148 £42,500 -10.52% 24
City of London +24 97 £55,000 +4.76% 22
West Midlands -19 42 £47,500 +11.76% 11
East of England -13 41 £45,000 -5.26% 8
South West -21 36 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Hampshire -22 32 £45,000 - 3
Berkshire -32 32 £59,000 +31.11% 7
Surrey -7 30 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Yorkshire -42 26 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Birmingham -18 25 £42,500 +13.33% 4
North West -40 25 £36,250 -19.44% 11
Southampton +10 24 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire +6 21 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Buckinghamshire +8 20 £35,000 -12.50% 3
East Midlands +6 20 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Cambridge +4 20 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Wiltshire +3 19 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Manchester -36 18 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Swindon +4 16 £40,000 -11.11% 2
West Yorkshire -37 15 £39,500 -12.22% 4
Nottinghamshire +14 14 £41,500 +21.16% 1
Nottingham +12 14 £41,500 +21.16% 1
Reading -6 14 £62,500 +38.88% 1
South Wales -7 14 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Wales -8 14 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Hertfordshire -18 13 £66,250 +47.22% 2
Milton Keynes +8 12 £40,000 - 2
Scotland -9 11 £52,500 +6.06% 2

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 527 (34.76%) Microsoft
2 519 (34.23%) Windows
3 419 (27.64%) SQL
4 328 (21.64%) Oracle
5 318 (20.98%) SQL Server
6 311 (20.51%) VMware
7 287 (18.93%) Finance
8 274 (18.07%) Java
9 268 (17.68%) Degree
10 251 (16.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 206 (13.59%) C#
12 205 (13.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 203 (13.39%) JavaScript
14 199 (13.13%) MS Excel
15 194 (12.80%) .NET
16 173 (11.41%) MS Exchange
17 168 (11.08%) Citrix
18 164 (10.82%) HTML
19 162 (10.69%) Cisco
20 161 (10.62%) XML
21 158 (10.42%) Active Directory
22 153 (10.09%) Windows Server 2008
23 152 (10.03%) Hyper-V
24 151 (9.96%) MCSE
25 144 (9.50%) Firewall
26 134 (8.84%) ITIL
27 132 (8.71%) Linux
28 122 (8.05%) NetApp
29 119 (7.85%) HP
30 115 (7.59%) Project Management

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 173 (11.41%) MS Exchange
2 97 (6.40%) IIS
3 81 (5.34%) SharePoint
4 72 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 71 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 63 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 61 (4.02%) Lync
8 54 (3.56%) Oracle Workflow
9 40 (2.64%) WebSphere
10 32 (2.11%) JBoss
11 26 (1.72%) WebLogic
12 25 (1.65%) Apache
13 21 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 20 (1.32%) ArcGIS
15 17 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2000
16 16 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
17 15 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
18 12 (0.79%) Tomcat
19 10 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
19 10 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 199 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 89 (5.87%) MS Office
3 14 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.59%) InfoPath
5 8 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.40%) InDesign
6 6 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.40%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.33%) MS Project
8 3 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 50 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (3.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 47 (3.10%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
6 9 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.53%) Temenos T24
7 8 (0.53%) Summit
8 7 (0.46%) SAP CRM
8 7 (0.46%) FLEXCUBE
8 7 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
8 7 (0.46%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.46%) Finacle
9 6 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.40%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.40%) SAP MM
10 5 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.33%) JDE OneWorld
10 5 (0.33%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 87 (5.74%) Office 365
2 52 (3.43%) SaaS
3 48 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.25%) Force.com
5 13 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.59%) PaaS
7 8 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (0.53%) IaaS
8 5 (0.33%) Pure360
9 1 (0.066%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 144 (9.50%) Firewall
2 101 (6.66%) TCP/IP
3 93 (6.13%) SAN
4 78 (5.15%) LAN
5 77 (5.08%) WAN
6 73 (4.82%) DNS
7 64 (4.22%) Internet
8 56 (3.69%) DHCP
9 50 (3.30%) VPN
10 37 (2.44%) LDAP
11 31 (2.04%) Unified Communications
12 29 (1.91%) Wireless
13 25 (1.65%) VLAN
14 23 (1.52%) SSL
15 18 (1.19%) NetScaler
16 17 (1.12%) iSCSI
17 16 (1.06%) NAS
18 15 (0.99%) Network Security
18 15 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
19 14 (0.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (20.98%) SQL Server
2 72 (4.75%) Relational Database
3 59 (3.89%) MySQL
4 44 (2.90%) Oracle Discoverer
5 41 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (2.44%) RDBMS
7 34 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (2.24%) Oracle Database
8 32 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 30 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (1.98%) Big Data
10 29 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
11 25 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 24 (1.58%) DB2
13 23 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
13 23 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (1.25%) Hadoop
15 18 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 17 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
16 17 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (3.10%) Oracle Forms
2 17 (1.12%) Eclipse
3 12 (0.79%) PowerBuilder
4 7 (0.46%) Dreamweaver
5 6 (0.40%) SoapUI
5 6 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (0.40%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.40%) WebLogic Workshop
6 5 (0.33%) ClearCase
6 5 (0.33%) Subversion
6 5 (0.33%) AdminStudio
6 5 (0.33%) JMeter
6 5 (0.33%) Bugzilla
6 5 (0.33%) JIRA
6 5 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.20%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.13%) MSI
8 2 (0.13%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.066%) Jenkins
General
1 287 (18.93%) Finance
2 102 (6.73%) Banking
3 69 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 63 (4.16%) Marketing
5 38 (2.51%) Advertising
6 28 (1.85%) Retail
7 24 (1.58%) Front Office
8 21 (1.39%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.12%) French Language
9 17 (1.12%) German Language
10 13 (0.86%) Law
11 11 (0.73%) Billing
11 11 (0.73%) Games
11 11 (0.73%) Spanish Language
12 8 (0.53%) Legal
13 7 (0.46%) Military
13 7 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.40%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (12.80%) .NET
2 164 (10.82%) HTML
3 161 (10.62%) XML
4 108 (7.12%) Web Services
5 85 (5.61%) CSS
6 51 (3.36%) SOAP
7 46 (3.03%) ASP.NET
8 37 (2.44%) Ajax
9 35 (2.31%) HTML5
10 30 (1.98%) Middleware
11 27 (1.78%) .NET Framework
12 26 (1.72%) XSLT
13 25 (1.65%) J2EE
14 22 (1.45%) REST
15 20 (1.32%) Application Packaging
15 20 (1.32%) WCF
15 20 (1.32%) JSP
16 19 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
17 16 (1.06%) WPF
18 15 (0.99%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 92 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (5.61%) Computer Science
3 64 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
4 50 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 29 (1.91%) Open Source
6 26 (1.72%) GIS
7 25 (1.65%) Clustering
8 23 (1.52%) Mathematics
9 22 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
10 21 (1.39%) Blackberry
11 18 (1.19%) Mobile App
12 15 (0.99%) Replication
13 14 (0.92%) N-Tier
14 13 (0.86%) AS400
14 13 (0.86%) User Experience
15 12 (0.79%) Data Structures
16 11 (0.73%) Data Integration
16 11 (0.73%) Social Media
17 10 (0.66%) CMDB
17 10 (0.66%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 519 (34.23%) Windows
2 153 (10.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 132 (8.71%) Linux
4 106 (6.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 98 (6.46%) UNIX
6 69 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 69 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 52 (3.43%) Windows 8
8 38 (2.51%) Solaris
9 35 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
11 23 (1.52%) AIX
12 21 (1.39%) Mac OS X
13 18 (1.19%) Windows XP
14 16 (1.06%) Android
15 15 (0.99%) Apple iOS
16 11 (0.73%) HPUX
17 9 (0.59%) zOS
18 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
18 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (8.84%) ITIL
2 115 (7.59%) Project Management
3 113 (7.45%) CRM
4 96 (6.33%) Workflow
5 88 (5.80%) Mentoring
6 85 (5.61%) Service Management
6 85 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
7 75 (4.95%) Migration
8 66 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (4.35%) Data Management
9 62 (4.09%) Business Development
10 60 (3.96%) PRINCE2
10 60 (3.96%) OO
11 58 (3.83%) Analytics
12 48 (3.17%) Business Analysis
13 47 (3.10%) Stakeholder Management
14 42 (2.77%) ITSM
15 41 (2.70%) Software Engineering
16 39 (2.57%) E-Commerce
17 38 (2.51%) UML
Programming Languages
1 419 (27.64%) SQL
2 274 (18.07%) Java
3 206 (13.59%) C#
4 203 (13.39%) JavaScript
5 84 (5.54%) PL/SQL
6 62 (4.09%) Python
7 61 (4.02%) VBScript
8 45 (2.97%) C
9 37 (2.44%) PowerShell
10 36 (2.37%) C++
11 35 (2.31%) PHP
12 32 (2.11%) VB
13 28 (1.85%) T-SQL
13 28 (1.85%) Shell Script
14 19 (1.25%) Perl
15 18 (1.19%) ABAP
16 16 (1.06%) Ruby
16 16 (1.06%) VBA
17 14 (0.92%) VB.NET
18 13 (0.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 268 (17.68%) Degree
2 205 (13.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 151 (9.96%) MCSE
4 104 (6.86%) MCITP
5 84 (5.54%) Security Cleared
6 55 (3.63%) MCTS
7 53 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (2.77%) SC Cleared
9 40 (2.64%) CCNA
10 38 (2.51%) MCP
11 36 (2.37%) MCSA
12 27 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 24 (1.58%) DV Cleared
14 20 (1.32%) MCDBA
14 20 (1.32%) MCSD
15 18 (1.19%) CISSP
16 16 (1.06%) NCIE
16 16 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
17 14 (0.92%) PMP
17 14 (0.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.18%) SLA
2 32 (2.11%) ISO 9001
3 31 (2.04%) QA
4 17 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.59%) COBIT
6 5 (0.33%) EMIR
6 5 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.26%) GAAP
7 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.20%) HL7
9 1 (0.066%) GPG13
9 1 (0.066%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 251 (16.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 158 (10.42%) Active Directory
3 152 (10.03%) Hyper-V
4 88 (5.80%) XenApp
5 76 (5.01%) XenDesktop
6 60 (3.96%) vSphere
7 31 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 24 (1.58%) XenServer
9 21 (1.39%) vCloud
10 9 (0.59%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.53%) NFS
12 6 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (0.33%) VMware ESX
14 4 (0.26%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 3 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 3 (0.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
16 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
16 2 (0.13%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 83 (5.47%) SCCM
2 63 (4.16%) SCOM
3 31 (2.04%) SCVMM
4 19 (1.25%) SCOrch
5 17 (1.12%) Backup Exec
6 13 (0.86%) NetBackup
6 13 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.66%) HP UCMDB
8 10 (0.66%) XenMobile
9 7 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 7 (0.46%) OpenView
10 6 (0.40%) Puppet
10 6 (0.40%) Data Guard
10 6 (0.40%) Control-M
10 6 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.40%) Windows Intune
11 5 (0.33%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.33%) WSUS
11 5 (0.33%) yum
Vendors
1 527 (34.76%) Microsoft
2 328 (21.64%) Oracle
3 311 (20.51%) VMware
4 168 (11.08%) Citrix
5 162 (10.69%) Cisco
6 122 (8.05%) NetApp
7 119 (7.85%) HP
8 89 (5.87%) IBM
9 54 (3.56%) SAP
10 43 (2.84%) CheckPoint
11 41 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
12 39 (2.57%) Red Hat
13 35 (2.31%) EMC
14 32 (2.11%) Avaya
15 30 (1.98%) Juniper
16 29 (1.91%) Symantec
16 29 (1.91%) ESRI
17 28 (1.85%) F5
17 28 (1.85%) Business Objects
18 27 (1.78%) Sun
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45k - 70k per year + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonathan Garth
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East
Jonathan Garth
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + £7,200Car allowance+15% Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + £7200Car allowance+15% Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + £6,600 Car allowance + 12% Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonus and training
Posted: 12 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + £6,600 Car allowance + 12% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Significant Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + On call + healthcare + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago