The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Technical Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 456 408 360
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 576 782 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.71% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.74% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 474 666 803
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
94503 106017 112388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79488 87462 91612
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Technical Consultant in the job title.

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 27 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -57 534 £55,000 +10.00% 88
London +11 279 £60,000 +9.09% 32
South East -84 107 £52,500 - 20
Berkshire -22 57 £55,000 -8.33% 7
City of London +44 42 £61,250 +2.08% 12
East of England +37 42 £48,750 +21.87% 5
Reading -2 34 £55,000 -4.34% 1
South West +15 29 £45,000 -4.25% 5
Surrey +2 24 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Yorkshire 0 24 £40,000 -11.11% 12
North West +6 21 £40,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire -4 17 £41,500 -2.35% 1
Manchester -1 15 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands -30 14 £39,250 -21.50% 7
Wiltshire +21 13 £43,500 +4.50% 2
Cambridge +10 12 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Leeds +6 12 £47,500 -26.92% 3
West Yorkshire -2 12 £47,500 -19.14% 7
Oxfordshire -26 12 £27,500 -1.78% 3
Oxford -12 11 £27,500 -1.78% 2
Hertfordshire +25 10 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Gloucestershire -4 10 £55,000 - 1
Chippenham - 10 £43,500 - 1
Scotland -8 9 £47,000 -14.54%
Cheltenham -5 8 £55,000 +2.32% 1
Birmingham -36 8 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Watford - 8 £55,000 - 1
Sheffield +28 7 £38,000 -5.00%
Bristol +26 7 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Guildford +19 7 £47,500 -26.92% 2

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Technical Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 435 (34.20%) SQL
2 411 (32.31%) Microsoft
3 384 (30.19%) Windows
4 346 (27.20%) Finance
5 342 (26.89%) Java
6 316 (24.84%) SQL Server
7 286 (22.48%) Presales
8 267 (20.99%) C#
9 258 (20.28%) .NET
10 255 (20.05%) Oracle
11 253 (19.89%) VMware
12 226 (17.77%) Active Directory
12 226 (17.77%) Degree
13 216 (16.98%) Windows Server
14 200 (15.72%) MS Excel
15 179 (14.07%) HTML
16 171 (13.44%) JavaScript
17 165 (12.97%) Linux
18 164 (12.89%) XML
19 156 (12.26%) Banking
20 154 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
21 146 (11.48%) Citrix
22 132 (10.38%) Project Management
23 131 (10.30%) Web Services
24 126 (9.91%) Unix
25 121 (9.51%) Microsoft Azure
26 120 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
27 118 (9.28%) Hyper-V
28 115 (9.04%) Microsoft Certification
29 114 (8.96%) ITIL

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 93 (7.31%) MS Exchange
2 76 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 72 (5.66%) IIS
4 63 (4.95%) WebSphere
5 56 (4.40%) JBoss
6 54 (4.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 48 (3.77%) WebLogic
8 43 (3.38%) Skype for Business
9 40 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 32 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 32 (2.52%) Tomcat
11 28 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
12 15 (1.18%) CMS
13 14 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
14 11 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (0.71%) SAS
15 9 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
16 8 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 8 (0.63%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 200 (15.72%) MS Excel
2 68 (5.35%) MS Office
3 14 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.31%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.079%) DOC1
6 1 (0.079%) MS Project
6 1 (0.079%) Revit
Business Applications
1 53 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.89%) BASE24
3 10 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
3 10 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.63%) Sage X3
5 7 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.47%) SAP MM
6 6 (0.47%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.31%) Finacle
7 4 (0.31%) Misys Opics
7 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.31%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.24%) assyst
8 3 (0.24%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 3 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.16%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 121 (9.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 111 (8.73%) Office 365
3 78 (6.13%) SaaS
4 49 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
5 41 (3.22%) IaaS
6 33 (2.59%) PaaS
7 23 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
8 18 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (1.26%) Force.com
10 13 (1.02%) Yammer
11 10 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.71%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.39%) GitHub
13 5 (0.39%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.39%) Google Apps
14 3 (0.24%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
14 3 (0.24%) Taleo
15 2 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 101 (7.94%) Firewall
2 61 (4.80%) DNS
2 61 (4.80%) WAN
3 59 (4.64%) SAN
4 45 (3.54%) TCP/IP
5 42 (3.30%) LAN
6 41 (3.22%) Internet
7 39 (3.07%) MPLS
8 36 (2.83%) VPN
9 34 (2.67%) SSL
10 33 (2.59%) NetScaler
11 30 (2.36%) Ethernet
12 27 (2.12%) VoIP
13 24 (1.89%) ATM
14 22 (1.73%) Skype
14 22 (1.73%) Wireless
15 21 (1.65%) Remote Desktop
16 20 (1.57%) NAS
17 19 (1.49%) DHCP
17 19 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (24.84%) SQL Server
2 81 (6.37%) Relational Database
3 79 (6.21%) Big Data
4 77 (6.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 60 (4.72%) Oracle Database
6 47 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 43 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 39 (3.07%) DB2
10 31 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
11 30 (2.36%) RDBMS
12 25 (1.97%) Oracle9i Database
13 24 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
13 24 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
14 22 (1.73%) MySQL
15 20 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
16 19 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
17 16 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 14 (1.10%) Hadoop
19 13 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (2.20%) Visual Studio
2 21 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
2 21 (1.65%) Selenium
3 20 (1.57%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.34%) Cucumber
4 17 (1.34%) Jenkins
5 16 (1.26%) WebDriver
6 15 (1.18%) SoapUI
7 14 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (0.86%) SpecFlow
9 10 (0.79%) Ranorex
10 9 (0.71%) eggPlant
10 9 (0.71%) JIRA
11 8 (0.63%) JMeter
11 8 (0.63%) Subversion
12 7 (0.55%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.55%) TestComplete
12 7 (0.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 6 (0.47%) JBehave
13 6 (0.47%) RSpec
General
1 346 (27.20%) Finance
2 156 (12.26%) Banking
3 72 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 57 (4.48%) Retail
5 39 (3.07%) Back Office
6 38 (2.99%) Investment Banking
7 37 (2.91%) Marketing
8 36 (2.83%) Financial Institution
9 32 (2.52%) French Language
9 32 (2.52%) Front Office
10 24 (1.89%) Advertising
11 16 (1.26%) International Banking
12 13 (1.02%) Games
12 13 (1.02%) German Language
12 13 (1.02%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.02%) Retail Banking
13 12 (0.94%) Legal
14 11 (0.86%) Local Government
15 7 (0.55%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.31%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (20.28%) .NET
2 179 (14.07%) HTML
3 164 (12.89%) XML
4 131 (10.30%) Web Services
5 89 (7.00%) CSS
6 82 (6.45%) ASP.NET
7 44 (3.46%) .NET Framework
8 43 (3.38%) Java EE
9 40 (3.14%) jQuery
10 36 (2.83%) J2EE
10 36 (2.83%) XSLT
11 33 (2.59%) FIX Protocol
12 30 (2.36%) HTML5
13 28 (2.20%) Ajax
14 27 (2.12%) SAML
15 23 (1.81%) WCF
16 22 (1.73%) SOAP
17 21 (1.65%) Middleware
17 21 (1.65%) Visualforce
18 20 (1.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 102 (8.02%) Computer Science
2 85 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
4 47 (3.69%) Data Centre
5 40 (3.14%) Visualisation
6 36 (2.83%) Mathematics
7 34 (2.67%) Clustering
8 32 (2.52%) Replication
9 30 (2.36%) Management Information System
10 26 (2.04%) Fintech
10 26 (2.04%) PKI
11 25 (1.97%) EFT
12 22 (1.73%) Driving Licence
13 19 (1.49%) Physics
14 18 (1.42%) Derivative
15 17 (1.34%) SWIFT
16 16 (1.26%) Credit Risk
17 15 (1.18%) Fixed Income
17 15 (1.18%) Private Cloud
18 14 (1.10%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 384 (30.19%) Windows
2 216 (16.98%) Windows Server
3 165 (12.97%) Linux
4 126 (9.91%) Unix
5 107 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 102 (8.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (3.54%) Solaris
8 36 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (1.49%) Ubuntu
10 18 (1.42%) Android
10 18 (1.42%) Windows 8
11 16 (1.26%) Windows 7
12 14 (1.10%) Windows Phone
13 12 (0.94%) AIX
14 11 (0.86%) CentOS
14 11 (0.86%) Windows 10
15 10 (0.79%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (0.47%) Debian
17 6 (0.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (22.48%) Presales
2 132 (10.38%) Project Management
3 120 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (8.96%) ITIL
5 98 (7.70%) Migration
6 92 (7.23%) CRM
7 61 (4.80%) Mentoring
8 57 (4.48%) Business Analysis
9 55 (4.32%) Analytics
10 52 (4.09%) SDLC
11 49 (3.85%) High Availability
11 49 (3.85%) Service Delivery
12 46 (3.62%) Wealth Management
13 45 (3.54%) Service Management
14 43 (3.38%) SOA
15 42 (3.30%) Workflow
16 41 (3.22%) Data Migration
17 40 (3.14%) Web Development
18 36 (2.83%) Business Intelligence
18 36 (2.83%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 435 (34.20%) SQL
2 342 (26.89%) Java
3 267 (20.99%) C#
4 171 (13.44%) JavaScript
5 96 (7.55%) C++
6 82 (6.45%) Python
7 79 (6.21%) PowerShell
8 66 (5.19%) PL/SQL
9 65 (5.11%) Perl
10 40 (3.14%) C
11 39 (3.07%) VB.NET
12 29 (2.28%) T-SQL
13 21 (1.65%) Lua
14 20 (1.57%) Apex Code
15 19 (1.49%) PHP
16 16 (1.26%) Ruby
17 15 (1.18%) VB
18 14 (1.10%) Shell Script
18 14 (1.10%) VBA
19 12 (0.94%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 226 (17.77%) Degree
2 115 (9.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 95 (7.47%) MCSE
4 59 (4.64%) Security Cleared
5 51 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (3.54%) SC Cleared
7 36 (2.83%) MCITP
7 36 (2.83%) MCP
8 34 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 25 (1.97%) CCNA
10 24 (1.89%) CCIE
11 23 (1.81%) MCSA
12 19 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
13 18 (1.42%) CCA
14 16 (1.26%) CCNP
15 15 (1.18%) DV Cleared
16 12 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.94%) SANS
17 10 (0.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
18 9 (0.71%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.20%) QA
2 16 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.18%) COBIT
4 11 (0.86%) SLA
5 6 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.39%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.24%) HL7
8 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.16%) RMADS
9 1 (0.079%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 226 (17.77%) Active Directory
2 154 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (9.28%) Hyper-V
4 58 (4.56%) vSphere
5 54 (4.25%) XenApp
6 42 (3.30%) XenDesktop
7 24 (1.89%) XenServer
8 19 (1.49%) Terminal Services
8 19 (1.49%) vCloud
9 12 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (0.79%) VMware ESX
11 9 (0.71%) KVM
12 5 (0.39%) Xen
13 4 (0.31%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.31%) RHEV
13 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.24%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.16%) Snort
15 2 (0.16%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 52 (4.09%) SCCM
2 28 (2.20%) SCOM
3 27 (2.12%) Microsoft Intune
4 18 (1.42%) Puppet
5 15 (1.18%) Data Guard
5 15 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
5 15 (1.18%) Oracle ZFS
6 12 (0.94%) Backup Exec
7 11 (0.86%) Ansible
7 11 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (0.71%) SafeCom
9 8 (0.63%) vRealize
10 6 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.47%) XenMobile
11 5 (0.39%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.31%) CFEngine
12 4 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 3 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (0.24%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 411 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 255 (20.05%) Oracle
3 253 (19.89%) VMware
4 146 (11.48%) Citrix
5 113 (8.88%) Cisco
6 49 (3.85%) HP
7 41 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
8 34 (2.67%) Dell
9 32 (2.52%) IBM
10 30 (2.36%) NetApp
11 28 (2.20%) SAP
12 26 (2.04%) ServiceNow
13 25 (1.97%) Juniper
14 22 (1.73%) Google
15 21 (1.65%) SonicWALL
15 21 (1.65%) Sybase
16 19 (1.49%) Veeam
17 17 (1.34%) Apple
17 17 (1.34%) Symantec
18 16 (1.26%) Red Hat
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%) + Excellent Benefits P
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%) + Excellent Benefits P
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
SDC
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £40k - 70k per year + amazing benefits!
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West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
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Surrey
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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City, London
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £32,000 - £60,000 plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £32,000 - £60,000 plus package
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum DOE
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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London
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
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Berkshire
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London
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London
Verticality Ltd
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
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Wigan, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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