The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 349 288 276
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 875 999 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.92% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.98% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 755 830 975
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -50 828 £50,000 +5.26% 102
London -16 360 £55,000 +4.76% 47
South East -54 214 £50,000 +5.26% 23
Berkshire -3 80 £50,000 -9.09% 6
City of London +12 79 £57,500 +4.54% 21
South West +9 62 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Surrey -58 62 £47,500 - 10
East of England -23 53 £50,000 -7.40% 5
Yorkshire -40 51 £33,000 -26.66% 2
West Midlands -10 37 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Hampshire -39 28 £38,000 -14.60% 2
Buckinghamshire -14 27 £50,000 -9.09%
East Midlands -31 27 £40,000 -11.11% 3
West Yorkshire -66 27 £33,000 -26.66% 2
Hertfordshire -13 26 £50,000 -7.40% 2
North West -60 26 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Birmingham +11 24 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Swindon +1 24 £42,500 -10.52%
Wiltshire -3 24 £42,500 -10.52%
Cambridgeshire +2 23 £50,000 -16.66% 2
South Yorkshire 0 23 £31,500 -41.39%
Guildford -6 23 £46,250 -2.63% 5
Scotland -13 22 £50,000 +17.64% 9
Sheffield +3 21 £31,500 -33.68%
Leeds -52 21 £33,000 -37.14% 2
Manchester -34 19 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Kent +6 15 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Reading -28 14 £50,000 +8.69% 2
Bristol +7 13 £30,000 +7.14%
Watford -9 13 £50,000 +42.85%

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 595 (31.28%) Microsoft
2 566 (29.76%) SQL
3 510 (26.81%) Oracle
4 463 (24.34%) Windows
5 448 (23.55%) Finance
6 396 (20.82%) SQL Server
7 377 (19.82%) Java
8 328 (17.25%) VMware
9 320 (16.82%) .NET
10 298 (15.67%) MS Excel
11 276 (14.51%) Degree
12 259 (13.62%) XML
13 231 (12.15%) C#
14 225 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
15 221 (11.62%) Citrix
16 213 (11.20%) UNIX
17 200 (10.52%) HTML
17 200 (10.52%) Linux
18 195 (10.25%) JavaScript
19 190 (9.99%) Active Directory
20 188 (9.88%) Project Management
21 182 (9.57%) ITIL
22 180 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
23 179 (9.41%) Hyper-V
24 172 (9.04%) MS Exchange
25 168 (8.83%) Cisco
26 154 (8.10%) Firewall
27 146 (7.68%) Web Services
28 138 (7.26%) SAN
29 137 (7.20%) Business Intelligence

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 172 (9.04%) MS Exchange
2 111 (5.84%) SharePoint
3 96 (5.05%) IIS
4 80 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 72 (3.79%) Lync
6 63 (3.31%) Oracle Workflow
7 59 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 57 (3.00%) WebSphere
8 57 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 47 (2.47%) Tomcat
10 37 (1.95%) Apache
11 28 (1.47%) WebLogic
11 28 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
12 26 (1.37%) SAS
13 21 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
14 20 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
15 18 (0.95%) CMS
16 15 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
16 15 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2000
17 12 (0.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 298 (15.67%) MS Excel
2 106 (5.57%) MS Office
3 16 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.42%) SPSS
5 5 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.16%) FastStats
6 3 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.16%) MS Project
7 1 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.053%) DOC1
7 1 (0.053%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 99 (5.21%) Oracle EBS R12
2 86 (4.52%) Oracle EBS
3 36 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
4 34 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
4 34 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
5 32 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
6 31 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
7 28 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
8 23 (1.21%) Oracle Financials
9 20 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
10 18 (0.95%) Oracle HRMS
11 15 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
11 15 (0.79%) SAP Business One
12 12 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
12 12 (0.63%) Magento
13 10 (0.53%) SAP CRM
13 10 (0.53%) Google Analytics
14 9 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
14 9 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
14 9 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 72 (3.79%) SaaS
2 52 (2.73%) Office 365
3 29 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 29 (1.52%) Force.com
4 23 (1.21%) PaaS
5 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.11%) Pure360
7 2 (0.11%) IaaS
8 1 (0.053%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.053%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.053%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.053%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.053%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 154 (8.10%) Firewall
2 138 (7.26%) SAN
3 87 (4.57%) DNS
4 85 (4.47%) TCP/IP
5 80 (4.21%) WAN
6 68 (3.58%) LAN
7 55 (2.89%) VPN
8 41 (2.16%) DHCP
9 35 (1.84%) NetScaler
10 32 (1.68%) Wireless
11 29 (1.52%) Internet
12 28 (1.47%) Network Security
12 28 (1.47%) iSCSI
13 24 (1.26%) SSL
14 23 (1.21%) NAS
15 21 (1.10%) MPLS
15 21 (1.10%) LDAP
15 21 (1.10%) HTTP
16 20 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
17 19 (1.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (20.82%) SQL Server
2 103 (5.42%) Relational Database
3 83 (4.36%) Oracle Database
4 64 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 57 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
6 52 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 52 (2.73%) Big Data
7 50 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
7 50 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 50 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 49 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 33 (1.74%) MySQL
10 32 (1.68%) RDBMS
11 31 (1.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 29 (1.52%) Oracle Discoverer
13 26 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
14 25 (1.31%) NoSQL
14 25 (1.31%) Hadoop
15 22 (1.16%) QlikView
16 20 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 47 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
2 38 (2.00%) Eclipse
3 26 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 11 (0.58%) Xcode
5 8 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
6 7 (0.37%) InstallShield
7 4 (0.21%) JDeveloper
7 4 (0.21%) JUnit
7 4 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.16%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.16%) Subversion
8 3 (0.16%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.16%) Introscope
8 3 (0.16%) MSI
8 3 (0.16%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.11%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.11%) ProC
10 1 (0.053%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.053%) SoapUI
General
1 448 (23.55%) Finance
2 129 (6.78%) Banking
3 102 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 71 (3.73%) Marketing
5 41 (2.16%) Retail
6 39 (2.05%) Advertising
7 25 (1.31%) Front Office
8 20 (1.05%) Back Office
8 20 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 18 (0.95%) German Language
10 16 (0.84%) Legal
10 16 (0.84%) Military
10 16 (0.84%) General Ledger
11 14 (0.74%) Publishing
12 12 (0.63%) French Language
12 12 (0.63%) Local Government
13 9 (0.47%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.42%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.42%) Billing
15 7 (0.37%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (16.82%) .NET
2 259 (13.62%) XML
3 200 (10.52%) HTML
4 146 (7.68%) Web Services
5 130 (6.83%) CSS
6 100 (5.26%) SOAP
7 76 (4.00%) J2EE
8 55 (2.89%) ASP.NET
9 46 (2.42%) Middleware
10 45 (2.37%) jQuery
11 34 (1.79%) Ajax
12 29 (1.52%) Spring
13 27 (1.42%) XSLT
13 27 (1.42%) WSDL
14 25 (1.31%) HTML5
15 22 (1.16%) Visualforce
16 20 (1.05%) Hibernate
17 18 (0.95%) COM
17 18 (0.95%) JSP
17 18 (0.95%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 131 (6.89%) Computer Science
2 71 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
3 54 (2.84%) Open Source
4 52 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 50 (2.63%) Clustering
6 32 (1.68%) Mathematics
7 25 (1.31%) Replication
8 23 (1.21%) PKI
9 20 (1.05%) Grid Computing
10 18 (0.95%) Mobile App
10 18 (0.95%) Smartcard
11 17 (0.89%) GIS
12 16 (0.84%) Social Media
12 16 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
13 14 (0.74%) Statistics
14 12 (0.63%) Blackberry
14 12 (0.63%) Digital Media
15 11 (0.58%) Kindle
15 11 (0.58%) EqualLogic
16 10 (0.53%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 463 (24.34%) Windows
2 213 (11.20%) UNIX
3 200 (10.52%) Linux
4 127 (6.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 112 (5.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 101 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 47 (2.47%) Solaris
8 30 (1.58%) Windows 7
9 26 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
10 25 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (1.10%) Windows 8
12 17 (0.89%) Android
13 16 (0.84%) HPUX
14 15 (0.79%) Apple iOS
14 15 (0.79%) CentOS
15 14 (0.74%) AIX
16 8 (0.42%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.26%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
19 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (9.88%) Project Management
2 182 (9.57%) ITIL
3 137 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
4 125 (6.57%) CRM
5 108 (5.68%) Workflow
6 94 (4.94%) Analytics
7 92 (4.84%) Service Management
8 79 (4.15%) Migration
9 72 (3.79%) Software Engineering
10 64 (3.36%) PRINCE2
10 64 (3.36%) Service Delivery
11 61 (3.21%) ERP
11 61 (3.21%) ETL
12 57 (3.00%) ITSM
13 56 (2.94%) OO
14 55 (2.89%) Business Analysis
15 53 (2.79%) E-Commerce
16 51 (2.68%) Business Development
17 50 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
17 50 (2.63%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 566 (29.76%) SQL
2 377 (19.82%) Java
3 231 (12.15%) C#
4 195 (10.25%) JavaScript
5 131 (6.89%) PL/SQL
6 93 (4.89%) C++
7 60 (3.15%) Python
8 56 (2.94%) C
8 56 (2.94%) VB
9 51 (2.68%) Shell Script
10 39 (2.05%) VBScript
11 38 (2.00%) Perl
12 37 (1.95%) Ruby
13 35 (1.84%) PHP
14 24 (1.26%) PowerShell
15 23 (1.21%) Apex Code
15 23 (1.21%) T-SQL
16 21 (1.10%) VB.NET
17 17 (0.89%) ABAP
18 15 (0.79%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 276 (14.51%) Degree
2 180 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 134 (7.05%) MCSE
4 129 (6.78%) MCITP
5 83 (4.36%) Cisco Certification
6 67 (3.52%) Security Cleared
7 66 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 53 (2.79%) MCTS
9 52 (2.73%) CCNA
10 40 (2.10%) CCNP
11 38 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
12 29 (1.52%) SC Cleared
13 27 (1.42%) DV Cleared
14 23 (1.21%) CCA
15 22 (1.16%) VCAP
16 21 (1.10%) NCIE
17 19 (1.00%) MCP
17 19 (1.00%) NCDA
18 18 (0.95%) ISEB
19 17 (0.89%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.15%) SLA
2 48 (2.52%) QA
3 23 (1.21%) HL7
4 21 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 19 (1.00%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.42%) ISO 9000
6 8 (0.42%) COBIT
7 6 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.11%) IAS 39
11 1 (0.053%) JSP 440
System Software
1 225 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 190 (9.99%) Active Directory
3 179 (9.41%) Hyper-V
4 99 (5.21%) XenApp
5 81 (4.26%) vSphere
6 74 (3.89%) XenDesktop
7 49 (2.58%) XenServer
8 34 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
9 27 (1.42%) VMware ESX
10 20 (1.05%) Terminal Server
11 11 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (0.53%) vCloud
13 8 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
14 7 (0.37%) KVM
14 7 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 7 (0.37%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.32%) NFS
15 6 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.26%) qmail
16 5 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 70 (3.68%) SCCM
2 46 (2.42%) SCOM
3 35 (1.84%) Backup Exec
4 26 (1.37%) NetBackup
5 20 (1.05%) SCSM
6 17 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
7 15 (0.79%) SCVMM
8 11 (0.58%) XenMobile
8 11 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
9 9 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
10 8 (0.42%) Tivoli
10 8 (0.42%) WSUS
10 8 (0.42%) HP UCMDB
11 7 (0.37%) Nagios
12 6 (0.32%) Puppet
13 5 (0.26%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.21%) OpenView
14 4 (0.21%) MOM
14 4 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 595 (31.28%) Microsoft
2 510 (26.81%) Oracle
3 328 (17.25%) VMware
4 221 (11.62%) Citrix
5 168 (8.83%) Cisco
6 134 (7.05%) HP
7 92 (4.84%) SAP
7 92 (4.84%) NetApp
8 83 (4.36%) IBM
9 58 (3.05%) JBoss
10 55 (2.89%) EMC
11 53 (2.79%) CheckPoint
12 52 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
13 46 (2.42%) Dell
14 44 (2.31%) Business Objects
15 41 (2.16%) Symantec
15 41 (2.16%) F5
16 39 (2.05%) Juniper
17 31 (1.63%) Sun
18 29 (1.52%) Red Hat
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Harrington Starr
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: plus outstanding package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: plus outstanding package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28k plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
The People Network
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum 30% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 to £75000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derbyshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 to £75000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
JPS Selection
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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