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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 355 331 307
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 770 842 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.80% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.84% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 628 703 716
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -

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
99404 99827 97677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81778 80400 82215
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -29 723 £52,500 +10.52% 138
London +29 362 £57,500 +9.52% 73
South East -47 141 £45,000 -5.26% 17
City of London +2 92 £55,000 +15.78% 25
North West +6 52 £48,375 +7.50% 10
South West -37 46 £40,000 -11.11% 9
East of England +4 44 £46,250 -2.63% 8
Berkshire -23 40 £60,000 +20.00% 4
West Midlands -41 38 £50,000 +17.64% 11
Hampshire -16 30 £45,000 - 1
Manchester -14 28 £48,375 +4.59% 7
Wiltshire +8 26 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Surrey -20 25 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Swindon 0 24 £40,000 -11.11% 2
East Midlands +10 22 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Cheshire -6 22 - - 3
Birmingham -27 22 £52,500 +40.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +7 19 £47,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +18 18 £38,750 -11.42% 3
Cambridge +9 18 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Wales -2 18 £38,000 -10.58% 1
South Wales -3 18 £38,000 -10.58% 1
Southampton -6 18 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire +6 16 £41,500 -7.77% 2
Nottingham 0 16 £41,500 -7.77% 2
Bristol -4 15 £55,000 +141.75% 2
Hertfordshire -15 14 £70,000 +40.00% 4
Reading -19 14 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Scotland +6 12 £53,000 +10.99% 5
Cardiff - 12 £38,000 - 1

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 542 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 530 (33.67%) Windows
3 424 (26.94%) SQL
4 349 (22.17%) Finance
5 326 (20.71%) VMware
6 325 (20.65%) Oracle
7 324 (20.58%) SQL Server
8 291 (18.49%) Java
9 275 (17.47%) Degree
10 260 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 216 (13.72%) Microsoft Certification
12 213 (13.53%) MS Excel
13 207 (13.15%) Cisco
14 199 (12.64%) JavaScript
15 194 (12.33%) C#
16 177 (11.25%) Active Directory
17 174 (11.05%) HTML
18 171 (10.86%) Citrix
19 168 (10.67%) MCSE
20 166 (10.55%) XML
20 166 (10.55%) .NET
21 164 (10.42%) MS Exchange
22 158 (10.04%) Hyper-V
23 157 (9.97%) Linux
24 153 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
25 145 (9.21%) Firewall
26 138 (8.77%) ITIL
27 129 (8.20%) HP
28 126 (8.01%) Web Services
29 124 (7.88%) Project Management

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 164 (10.42%) MS Exchange
2 101 (6.42%) IIS
3 75 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 70 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 68 (4.32%) Lync
6 62 (3.94%) SharePoint
7 60 (3.81%) WebSphere
8 59 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 53 (3.37%) Oracle Workflow
10 40 (2.54%) JBoss
11 27 (1.72%) WebLogic
12 25 (1.59%) Apache
13 19 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 18 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
15 16 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
16 15 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2000
17 14 (0.89%) Tomcat
17 14 (0.89%) CMS
18 13 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
18 13 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 213 (13.53%) MS Excel
2 87 (5.53%) MS Office
3 15 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.57%) InfoPath
5 9 (0.57%) MS Project
6 8 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.38%) Acrobat
7 6 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.38%) InDesign
8 3 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 50 (3.18%) Oracle EBS
2 48 (3.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 42 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
4 13 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
6 11 (0.70%) Google Analytics
6 11 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
7 10 (0.64%) SAP CRM
8 8 (0.51%) Summit
9 7 (0.44%) Finacle
9 7 (0.44%) Temenos T24
9 7 (0.44%) FLEXCUBE
9 7 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
10 6 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.38%) SAP FI
10 6 (0.38%) SAP MM
10 6 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 97 (6.16%) Office 365
2 56 (3.56%) SaaS
3 50 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (1.33%) Force.com
5 17 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.64%) IaaS
7 8 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (0.32%) PaaS
9 2 (0.13%) Pure360
10 1 (0.064%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.064%) Yammer
10 1 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 145 (9.21%) Firewall
2 103 (6.54%) SAN
3 99 (6.29%) TCP/IP
4 81 (5.15%) WAN
5 80 (5.08%) LAN
6 75 (4.76%) Internet
7 71 (4.51%) DNS
8 57 (3.62%) DHCP
9 55 (3.49%) VPN
10 38 (2.41%) LDAP
10 38 (2.41%) MPLS
10 38 (2.41%) Unified Communications
11 37 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
12 34 (2.16%) Wireless
12 34 (2.16%) SSL
13 30 (1.91%) OSPF
13 30 (1.91%) BGP
14 29 (1.84%) VLAN
15 27 (1.72%) Cisco PIX
16 26 (1.65%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 324 (20.58%) SQL Server
2 69 (4.38%) MySQL
3 67 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 45 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (2.48%) DB2
6 38 (2.41%) RDBMS
7 37 (2.35%) Oracle Discoverer
8 33 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (2.10%) Big Data
9 32 (2.03%) Oracle Database
9 32 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
10 31 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
11 26 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 25 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
13 22 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
13 22 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
14 21 (1.33%) Hadoop
15 20 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
16 18 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (3.24%) Oracle Forms
2 18 (1.14%) Eclipse
3 9 (0.57%) Visual Studio
4 8 (0.51%) Subversion
5 7 (0.44%) PowerBuilder
5 7 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (0.32%) JIRA
6 5 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.32%) AdminStudio
6 5 (0.32%) Bugzilla
6 5 (0.32%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.25%) WebLogic Workshop
7 4 (0.25%) JMeter
7 4 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.25%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.19%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.19%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.13%) JDeveloper
9 2 (0.13%) MSI
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 349 (22.17%) Finance
2 101 (6.42%) Banking
3 74 (4.70%) Telecoms
4 62 (3.94%) Marketing
5 46 (2.92%) Retail
6 38 (2.41%) Advertising
7 24 (1.52%) Investment Banking
8 23 (1.46%) Front Office
9 22 (1.40%) Financial Institution
10 19 (1.21%) French Language
11 18 (1.14%) Retail Banking
12 17 (1.08%) German Language
13 16 (1.02%) Games
14 14 (0.89%) Law
15 12 (0.76%) Spanish Language
16 9 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.51%) Legal
17 8 (0.51%) Manufacturing
18 7 (0.44%) Military
19 6 (0.38%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (11.05%) HTML
2 166 (10.55%) XML
2 166 (10.55%) .NET
3 126 (8.01%) Web Services
4 96 (6.10%) CSS
5 55 (3.49%) SOAP
6 51 (3.24%) ASP.NET
7 43 (2.73%) Ajax
8 36 (2.29%) HTML5
9 34 (2.16%) J2EE
10 31 (1.97%) .NET Framework
10 31 (1.97%) Middleware
11 27 (1.72%) REST
12 22 (1.40%) XSLT
13 21 (1.33%) WCF
13 21 (1.33%) COM
14 20 (1.27%) Application Packaging
15 19 (1.21%) Java EE
15 19 (1.21%) Visualforce
15 19 (1.21%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 109 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (5.72%) Management Information System
3 84 (5.34%) Computer Science
4 72 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
5 34 (2.16%) Open Source
6 33 (2.10%) Clustering
7 26 (1.65%) Mathematics
8 22 (1.40%) Mobile App
9 20 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
10 19 (1.21%) Blackberry
11 18 (1.14%) GIS
12 16 (1.02%) User Experience
13 14 (0.89%) Mainframe
13 14 (0.89%) CMDB
14 13 (0.83%) AS400
14 13 (0.83%) Replication
14 13 (0.83%) N-Tier
15 12 (0.76%) Data Integration
16 11 (0.70%) Data Structures
16 11 (0.70%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 530 (33.67%) Windows
2 157 (9.97%) Linux
3 153 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 120 (7.62%) UNIX
5 118 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 77 (4.89%) Windows 7
7 71 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 63 (4.00%) Windows 8
9 40 (2.54%) Solaris
10 34 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (1.59%) AIX
12 22 (1.40%) Mac OS X
13 21 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
14 17 (1.08%) Android
14 17 (1.08%) Windows XP
15 15 (0.95%) Apple iOS
16 11 (0.70%) HPUX
17 8 (0.51%) zOS
17 8 (0.51%) MVS
18 6 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (8.77%) ITIL
2 124 (7.88%) Project Management
3 106 (6.73%) CRM
4 94 (5.97%) Service Management
5 90 (5.72%) Mentoring
6 88 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
7 86 (5.46%) Service Delivery
8 85 (5.40%) Migration
9 83 (5.27%) Workflow
10 68 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
11 65 (4.13%) PRINCE2
12 64 (4.07%) Analytics
13 61 (3.88%) Business Analysis
14 58 (3.68%) Business Development
15 55 (3.49%) Data Management
16 53 (3.37%) OO
17 49 (3.11%) Stakeholder Management
18 48 (3.05%) ITSM
19 46 (2.92%) Time Management
20 44 (2.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 424 (26.94%) SQL
2 291 (18.49%) Java
3 199 (12.64%) JavaScript
4 194 (12.33%) C#
5 86 (5.46%) PL/SQL
6 56 (3.56%) VBScript
7 53 (3.37%) Python
8 44 (2.80%) PowerShell
9 42 (2.67%) C
10 41 (2.60%) C++
11 33 (2.10%) VB
12 30 (1.91%) PHP
13 29 (1.84%) Shell Script
14 24 (1.52%) Perl
15 23 (1.46%) T-SQL
16 19 (1.21%) Apex Code
17 18 (1.14%) VBA
18 15 (0.95%) Bash Shell
19 13 (0.83%) VB.NET
20 12 (0.76%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 275 (17.47%) Degree
2 216 (13.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 168 (10.67%) MCSE
4 110 (6.99%) Cisco Certification
5 106 (6.73%) MCITP
6 86 (5.46%) Security Cleared
7 66 (4.19%) MCTS
8 47 (2.99%) SC Cleared
9 46 (2.92%) CCNA
10 40 (2.54%) MCP
11 39 (2.48%) MCSA
12 36 (2.29%) CCIE
13 35 (2.22%) CCNP
14 30 (1.91%) VCP4
15 28 (1.78%) CCSE
16 21 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 20 (1.27%) MCSD
17 20 (1.27%) MCDBA
17 20 (1.27%) CISSP
17 20 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.67%) QA
2 38 (2.41%) SLA
3 33 (2.10%) ISO 9001
4 22 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.38%) COBIT
7 5 (0.32%) EMIR
7 5 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.32%) GAAP
8 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 3 (0.19%) HL7
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.064%) GPG13
System Software
1 260 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 177 (11.25%) Active Directory
3 158 (10.04%) Hyper-V
4 90 (5.72%) XenApp
5 78 (4.96%) XenDesktop
6 69 (4.38%) vSphere
7 32 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 26 (1.65%) vCloud
9 25 (1.59%) XenServer
10 8 (0.51%) Terminal Services
10 8 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.44%) NFS
12 6 (0.38%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.25%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.19%) KVM
14 3 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
14 3 (0.19%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.13%) Firmware
15 2 (0.13%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 93 (5.91%) SCCM
2 68 (4.32%) SCOM
3 31 (1.97%) SCVMM
4 20 (1.27%) SCOrch
5 15 (0.95%) Backup Exec
6 14 (0.89%) HP UCMDB
7 12 (0.76%) NetBackup
8 11 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (0.70%) Tivoli
9 10 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (0.51%) XenMobile
11 7 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 7 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (0.38%) OpenView
12 6 (0.38%) Data Guard
12 6 (0.38%) Windows Intune
13 5 (0.32%) SCSM
13 5 (0.32%) WSUS
13 5 (0.32%) yum
13 5 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 542 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 326 (20.71%) VMware
3 325 (20.65%) Oracle
4 207 (13.15%) Cisco
5 171 (10.86%) Citrix
6 129 (8.20%) HP
7 112 (7.12%) NetApp
8 87 (5.53%) IBM
9 84 (5.34%) Juniper
10 62 (3.94%) CheckPoint
11 48 (3.05%) F5
12 46 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
13 45 (2.86%) SAP
14 36 (2.29%) Red Hat
15 35 (2.22%) Fortinet
16 33 (2.10%) Riverbed
17 32 (2.03%) Business Objects
18 31 (1.97%) Blue Coat
19 29 (1.84%) Avaya
20 28 (1.78%) EMC
Slough, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + ben
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £60 to £75k + Bonus, Car Allowance,
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chessington, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + £7,200Car allowance+15% Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + £7200Car allowance+15% Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + £6,600 Car allowance + 12% Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + £6,600 Car allowance + 12% Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £22000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Klarion Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday