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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 368 326 300
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 793 929 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.82% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.87% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 662 763 777
Average salary £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.42% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,350 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.26%

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
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 £27,000 £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 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 30 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 -34 734 £52,500 +10.52% 140
London -21 356 £55,000 +2.32% 60
South East -38 144 £50,000 - 28
City of London -26 83 £50,000 +5.26% 22
South West -27 58 £40,000 -11.11% 7
North West +6 55 £48,000 +6.66% 12
Berkshire -39 49 £59,000 +12.38% 10
East of England -10 42 £45,000 - 5
West Midlands -35 36 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Manchester +5 32 £48,000 +1.05% 8
Wiltshire +5 30 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Swindon +4 26 £40,000 -11.11%
Surrey -17 26 £49,500 +10.00% 4
East Midlands +5 25 £41,500 -12.63% 2
Hampshire -3 25 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire +6 22 - - 1
Birmingham -16 22 £52,500 +25.00% 2
Bristol +7 20 £47,500 +163.88% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 20 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Nottingham 0 20 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Hertfordshire -19 19 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Scotland +28 18 £53,000 - 6
Buckinghamshire +1 17 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Southampton +2 16 £45,000 -
Reading -26 14 £56,250 +15.38% 3
Wales +2 13 £36,000 -24.21% 1
South Wales -1 13 £36,000 -24.21% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 11 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire -31 11 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Cambridge +5 10 £50,000 +11.11% 1

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 523 (33.38%) Microsoft
2 517 (32.99%) Windows
3 439 (28.02%) SQL
4 367 (23.42%) Finance
5 332 (21.19%) SQL Server
6 328 (20.93%) Oracle
7 316 (20.17%) VMware
8 302 (19.27%) Java
9 273 (17.42%) Degree
10 249 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 215 (13.72%) MS Excel
12 212 (13.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 207 (13.21%) Cisco
14 199 (12.70%) C#
15 189 (12.06%) JavaScript
16 187 (11.93%) HTML
17 174 (11.10%) Linux
18 173 (11.04%) Active Directory
19 171 (10.91%) XML
20 170 (10.85%) MCSE
21 162 (10.34%) .NET
22 160 (10.21%) Hyper-V
23 157 (10.02%) Citrix
24 144 (9.19%) Windows Server 2008
25 141 (9.00%) MS Exchange
26 137 (8.74%) UNIX
26 137 (8.74%) Firewall
27 135 (8.62%) Web Services
28 133 (8.49%) HP
29 130 (8.30%) ITIL

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 141 (9.00%) MS Exchange
2 95 (6.06%) IIS
3 83 (5.30%) WebSphere
4 68 (4.34%) Lync
5 67 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 66 (4.21%) SharePoint
7 60 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 54 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
8 54 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 48 (3.06%) JBoss
10 36 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
11 26 (1.66%) WebLogic
11 26 (1.66%) Apache
12 19 (1.21%) Tomcat
13 14 (0.89%) MQSeries
13 14 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 14 (0.89%) CICS
13 14 (0.89%) CMS
14 13 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2000
14 13 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 215 (13.72%) MS Excel
2 75 (4.79%) MS Office
3 17 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.64%) MS Project
6 9 (0.57%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.38%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.38%) InDesign
8 6 (0.38%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 46 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 44 (2.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 37 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.96%) Oracle General Ledger
5 14 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
5 14 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
6 13 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
7 11 (0.70%) SAP CRM
7 11 (0.70%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
10 7 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
10 7 (0.45%) Oracle iProcurement
10 7 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (0.38%) SAP IS-U
12 5 (0.32%) Temenos T24
12 5 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 5 (0.32%) Finacle
12 5 (0.32%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 101 (6.45%) Office 365
2 73 (4.66%) SaaS
3 52 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (1.47%) Force.com
5 20 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.32%) IaaS
8 4 (0.26%) PaaS
9 3 (0.19%) Yammer
10 1 (0.064%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.064%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 137 (8.74%) Firewall
2 106 (6.76%) TCP/IP
3 87 (5.55%) SAN
4 74 (4.72%) WAN
5 70 (4.47%) LAN
5 70 (4.47%) DNS
6 62 (3.96%) Internet
7 60 (3.83%) DHCP
8 45 (2.87%) VPN
9 43 (2.74%) SSL
10 42 (2.68%) MPLS
11 39 (2.49%) LDAP
12 38 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
13 35 (2.23%) Unified Communications
13 35 (2.23%) OSPF
13 35 (2.23%) BGP
14 34 (2.17%) Wireless
15 30 (1.91%) Cisco IOS
16 28 (1.79%) Cisco PIX
16 28 (1.79%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (21.19%) SQL Server
2 72 (4.59%) MySQL
3 66 (4.21%) Relational Database
4 54 (3.45%) DB2
4 54 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (2.49%) RDBMS
6 36 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 33 (2.11%) Big Data
7 33 (2.11%) Oracle Discoverer
8 32 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
9 31 (1.98%) Oracle Database
10 28 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 26 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 25 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
13 23 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
14 22 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
15 17 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 17 (1.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 47 (3.00%) Oracle Forms
2 18 (1.15%) Eclipse
3 9 (0.57%) Visual Studio
4 8 (0.51%) Subversion
4 8 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
5 7 (0.45%) PowerBuilder
6 6 (0.38%) MorphX
7 5 (0.32%) JIRA
7 5 (0.32%) ClearCase
7 5 (0.32%) Bugzilla
8 4 (0.26%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.26%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.26%) JMeter
8 4 (0.26%) WebLogic Workshop
9 3 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.19%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.13%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 367 (23.42%) Finance
2 106 (6.76%) Banking
3 79 (5.04%) Telecoms
4 54 (3.45%) Marketing
5 53 (3.38%) Retail
6 29 (1.85%) Advertising
6 29 (1.85%) Retail Banking
7 23 (1.47%) Financial Institution
8 22 (1.40%) Investment Banking
9 20 (1.28%) Games
10 19 (1.21%) Front Office
11 13 (0.83%) Law
12 12 (0.77%) Spanish Language
13 11 (0.70%) French Language
13 11 (0.70%) German Language
14 9 (0.57%) Legal
14 9 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.45%) Military
15 7 (0.45%) Billing
16 6 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (11.93%) HTML
2 171 (10.91%) XML
3 162 (10.34%) .NET
4 135 (8.62%) Web Services
5 96 (6.13%) CSS
6 54 (3.45%) ASP.NET
7 53 (3.38%) SOAP
8 46 (2.94%) Ajax
9 36 (2.30%) J2EE
10 33 (2.11%) HTML5
11 31 (1.98%) .NET Framework
12 30 (1.91%) Middleware
13 29 (1.85%) Java EE
14 27 (1.72%) REST
15 26 (1.66%) COM
16 24 (1.53%) XSLT
17 23 (1.47%) Visualforce
18 22 (1.40%) WCF
19 21 (1.34%) JSP
20 20 (1.28%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 120 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (5.87%) Management Information System
3 85 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
4 81 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 76 (4.85%) Private Cloud
6 35 (2.23%) Clustering
7 30 (1.91%) Open Source
8 26 (1.66%) Mathematics
9 22 (1.40%) Mobile App
10 20 (1.28%) User Experience
11 19 (1.21%) Mainframe
12 17 (1.08%) CMDB
13 16 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
14 14 (0.89%) Blackberry
14 14 (0.89%) AS400
15 12 (0.77%) GIS
15 12 (0.77%) Data Integration
15 12 (0.77%) Data Structures
16 11 (0.70%) Social Network
17 9 (0.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 517 (32.99%) Windows
2 174 (11.10%) Linux
3 144 (9.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 137 (8.74%) UNIX
5 111 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 70 (4.47%) Windows 7
6 70 (4.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 63 (4.02%) Windows 8
8 41 (2.62%) Solaris
9 27 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (1.66%) AIX
11 18 (1.15%) Mac OS X
12 16 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
13 14 (0.89%) MVS
13 14 (0.89%) Android
14 12 (0.77%) Apple iOS
15 11 (0.70%) Windows XP
15 11 (0.70%) HPUX
16 9 (0.57%) zOS
17 5 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (8.30%) ITIL
2 128 (8.17%) Project Management
3 99 (6.32%) Service Management
4 97 (6.19%) CRM
5 92 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
5 92 (5.87%) Mentoring
6 88 (5.62%) Service Delivery
7 86 (5.49%) Workflow
8 78 (4.98%) Migration
9 76 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
10 66 (4.21%) Business Analysis
10 66 (4.21%) PRINCE2
11 64 (4.08%) SOA
11 64 (4.08%) Analytics
12 57 (3.64%) Time Management
13 55 (3.51%) Business Development
14 53 (3.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 52 (3.32%) OO
16 51 (3.25%) ITSM
17 47 (3.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 439 (28.02%) SQL
2 302 (19.27%) Java
3 199 (12.70%) C#
4 189 (12.06%) JavaScript
5 70 (4.47%) PL/SQL
6 40 (2.55%) VBScript
6 40 (2.55%) C
7 39 (2.49%) Python
8 36 (2.30%) C++
9 35 (2.23%) PowerShell
10 34 (2.17%) PHP
11 31 (1.98%) VB
12 30 (1.91%) Shell Script
13 28 (1.79%) Perl
14 23 (1.47%) Apex Code
15 18 (1.15%) T-SQL
16 17 (1.08%) VBA
17 16 (1.02%) ABAP
18 14 (0.89%) Bash Shell
18 14 (0.89%) JCL
Qualifications
1 273 (17.42%) Degree
2 212 (13.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 170 (10.85%) MCSE
4 113 (7.21%) MCITP
5 104 (6.64%) Cisco Certification
6 75 (4.79%) Security Cleared
7 74 (4.72%) MCTS
8 43 (2.74%) CCIE
9 42 (2.68%) SC Cleared
10 41 (2.62%) MCSA
10 41 (2.62%) MCP
11 37 (2.36%) CCNP
12 31 (1.98%) CCNA
13 30 (1.91%) CCSE
14 20 (1.28%) MCDBA
14 20 (1.28%) MCSD
15 19 (1.21%) CISSP
15 19 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 18 (1.15%) JNCIS
17 16 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.87%) QA
2 38 (2.43%) SLA
3 33 (2.11%) ISO 9001
4 22 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.32%) COBIT
5 5 (0.32%) GAAP
5 5 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.26%) HL7
7 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.13%) EMIR
8 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.064%) FATCA
9 1 (0.064%) GPG13
System Software
1 249 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 173 (11.04%) Active Directory
3 160 (10.21%) Hyper-V
4 74 (4.72%) XenApp
5 68 (4.34%) vSphere
6 67 (4.28%) XenDesktop
7 33 (2.11%) vCloud
8 23 (1.47%) XenServer
9 22 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.45%) NFS
11 7 (0.45%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.38%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.26%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.19%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.19%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 3 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
14 3 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 89 (5.68%) SCCM
2 71 (4.53%) SCOM
3 28 (1.79%) SCVMM
4 17 (1.08%) HP UCMDB
4 17 (1.08%) Tivoli
5 16 (1.02%) SCOrch
6 15 (0.96%) Backup Exec
7 10 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.64%) NetBackup
8 9 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (0.45%) XenMobile
10 6 (0.38%) Data Guard
10 6 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (0.32%) yum
11 5 (0.32%) Puppet
11 5 (0.32%) OpenView
12 3 (0.19%) MOM
12 3 (0.19%) Control-M
12 3 (0.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 523 (33.38%) Microsoft
2 328 (20.93%) Oracle
3 316 (20.17%) VMware
4 207 (13.21%) Cisco
5 157 (10.02%) Citrix
6 133 (8.49%) HP
7 109 (6.96%) NetApp
8 95 (6.06%) Juniper
9 86 (5.49%) IBM
10 62 (3.96%) CheckPoint
11 55 (3.51%) SAP
12 51 (3.25%) F5
13 50 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
14 42 (2.68%) Business Objects
15 41 (2.62%) Riverbed
16 38 (2.43%) Fortinet
17 33 (2.11%) Blue Coat
18 30 (1.91%) Tufin
19 28 (1.79%) IronPort
20 27 (1.72%) ServiceNow
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum +Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chessington, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
SQ Computer Personnel
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Centric Resource
Salary: £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Equals One
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 7k Car Allowance + 15% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + package
Posted: 3 days ago