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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 453 436 384
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 513 701 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.66% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.68% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 412 597 697
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -26 478 £52,500 - 58
London -3 216 £53,750 -2.27% 33
South East +38 105 £52,500 -4.54% 9
Berkshire +45 42 £52,500 -12.50% 2
West Midlands -6 34 £60,000 +41.17% 2
East of England +6 33 £48,500 -11.81% 7
South West +26 24 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Birmingham -4 23 £60,000 +41.17% 1
East Midlands +9 22 £42,500 +3.03%
Reading +43 21 £61,250 -5.76% 1
City of London -12 21 £50,000 -16.66% 10
Scotland +19 18 £48,750 -2.50% 4
Hampshire +14 18 £55,000 +25.71% 1
Yorkshire -3 18 £37,500 -7.69% 2
Nottinghamshire +6 17 £26,000 -36.96%
Surrey -23 17 £55,000 - 2
North West -44 16 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Oxfordshire +44 15 £47,500 +72.72% 2
West Yorkshire +14 15 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Hertfordshire +2 15 £43,750 -27.08% 3
Leeds +19 14 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Glasgow +15 12 £42,500 -14.14% 2
Gloucestershire -13 12 £55,000 -
Oxford +28 10 £45,000 +63.63% 2
Wiltshire +20 10 £72,500 +93.33%
Watford 0 10 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Cheltenham -2 10 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire +9 9 £50,000 +4.71% 2
Manchester -35 9 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Guildford +33 8 £30,000 -48.27%

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 384 (36.47%) SQL
2 339 (32.19%) Finance
3 323 (30.67%) Java
4 302 (28.68%) Windows
5 275 (26.12%) Microsoft
6 233 (22.13%) Oracle
7 210 (19.94%) Linux
8 209 (19.85%) MS Excel
9 204 (19.37%) SQL Server
10 202 (19.18%) Presales
11 182 (17.28%) Banking
12 177 (16.81%) .NET
13 165 (15.67%) VMware
14 156 (14.81%) C#
15 153 (14.53%) Degree
16 148 (14.06%) Windows Server
17 147 (13.96%) XML
18 146 (13.87%) Unix
19 140 (13.30%) Active Directory
20 131 (12.44%) HTML
21 122 (11.59%) JavaScript
22 103 (9.78%) Project Management
23 101 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
24 99 (9.40%) Computer Science
24 99 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
25 95 (9.02%) Firewall
26 94 (8.93%) WebSphere
27 89 (8.45%) JBoss
28 86 (8.17%) Hyper-V
29 82 (7.79%) Analytical Skills

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 94 (8.93%) WebSphere
2 89 (8.45%) JBoss
3 66 (6.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 65 (6.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 59 (5.60%) WebLogic
6 55 (5.22%) IIS
7 53 (5.03%) MS Exchange
8 37 (3.51%) Tomcat
9 21 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
10 20 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
11 18 (1.71%) SharePoint
12 15 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (0.95%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (0.76%) CMS
14 8 (0.76%) Skype for Business
15 7 (0.66%) MQSeries
16 5 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 209 (19.85%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.27%) MS Office
3 17 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 35 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.57%) Sage X3
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.38%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.38%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.19%) BASE24
7 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.19%) FLEXCUBE
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 76 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (5.60%) SaaS
3 54 (5.13%) Office 365
4 39 (3.70%) IaaS
5 31 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
6 28 (2.66%) PaaS
7 20 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (1.33%) Force.com
9 10 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.66%) GitHub
11 5 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.38%) Heroku
13 2 (0.19%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.095%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.095%) Dropbox
14 1 (0.095%) iPaaS
14 1 (0.095%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 95 (9.02%) Firewall
2 77 (7.31%) WAN
3 61 (5.79%) TCP/IP
4 55 (5.22%) SSL
5 47 (4.46%) VPN
6 45 (4.27%) LAN
7 43 (4.08%) MPLS
8 40 (3.80%) SAN
9 32 (3.04%) DNS
10 26 (2.47%) Ethernet
11 23 (2.18%) DSL
12 21 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (1.99%) Remote Desktop
12 21 (1.99%) VoIP
13 19 (1.80%) Internet
13 19 (1.80%) iSCSI
14 18 (1.71%) Wireless
15 16 (1.52%) Cisco PIX
16 14 (1.33%) DHCP
17 13 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (19.37%) SQL Server
2 73 (6.93%) Relational Database
3 52 (4.94%) RDBMS
4 47 (4.46%) DB2
5 44 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (3.23%) Big Data
6 34 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (2.37%) Oracle Database
9 24 (2.28%) Crystal Reports
10 23 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
11 15 (1.42%) MySQL
11 15 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (1.14%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.14%) SAP HANA
14 11 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
14 11 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 10 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (1.61%) Visual Studio
2 10 (0.95%) Gradle
3 9 (0.85%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (0.57%) Cucumber
6 6 (0.57%) Selenium
6 6 (0.57%) SoapUI
7 5 (0.47%) Log4j
7 5 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (0.47%) SpecFlow
7 5 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.47%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.38%) SonarQube
8 4 (0.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 3 (0.28%) eggPlant
9 3 (0.28%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.28%) JMeter
9 3 (0.28%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.28%) TestComplete
General
1 339 (32.19%) Finance
2 182 (17.28%) Banking
3 72 (6.84%) Telecoms
4 64 (6.08%) Retail
5 35 (3.32%) Advertising
6 34 (3.23%) Financial Institution
7 31 (2.94%) Investment Banking
8 27 (2.56%) Marketing
8 27 (2.56%) Retail Banking
9 25 (2.37%) International Banking
10 23 (2.18%) Back Office
11 22 (2.09%) Front Office
12 21 (1.99%) Manufacturing
13 15 (1.42%) Legal
14 14 (1.33%) Law
15 11 (1.04%) Publishing
16 8 (0.76%) French Language
17 7 (0.66%) Games
17 7 (0.66%) Local Government
17 7 (0.66%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (16.81%) .NET
2 147 (13.96%) XML
3 131 (12.44%) HTML
4 63 (5.98%) Java EE
5 59 (5.60%) Web Services
6 46 (4.37%) CSS
7 40 (3.80%) ASP.NET
7 40 (3.80%) J2EE
8 35 (3.32%) Middleware
9 27 (2.56%) AngularJS
10 24 (2.28%) HTML5
11 21 (1.99%) SOAP
12 18 (1.71%) Visualforce
13 17 (1.61%) Spring
14 15 (1.42%) JSP
15 14 (1.33%) JSON
15 14 (1.33%) REST
16 12 (1.14%) JMS
17 11 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
17 11 (1.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 99 (9.40%) Computer Science
2 82 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
4 42 (3.99%) Data Centre
5 41 (3.89%) Mathematics
6 39 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 34 (3.23%) Fintech
8 31 (2.94%) Physics
9 27 (2.56%) Replication
9 27 (2.56%) Visualisation
10 21 (1.99%) Clustering
10 21 (1.99%) Cybercrime
11 20 (1.90%) Credit Risk
12 16 (1.52%) Derivative
13 14 (1.33%) NHS
14 12 (1.14%) Private Cloud
15 11 (1.04%) iPhone
16 10 (0.95%) N-Tier
16 10 (0.95%) PKI
17 9 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 302 (28.68%) Windows
2 210 (19.94%) Linux
3 148 (14.06%) Windows Server
4 146 (13.87%) Unix
5 81 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 79 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (2.09%) Ubuntu
10 19 (1.80%) Android
10 19 (1.80%) Solaris
11 17 (1.61%) CentOS
12 16 (1.52%) Windows 7
13 15 (1.42%) AIX
14 12 (1.14%) Debian
15 11 (1.04%) Windows Phone
16 9 (0.85%) Apple iOS
16 9 (0.85%) HPUX
17 7 (0.66%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (19.18%) Presales
2 103 (9.78%) Project Management
3 99 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (7.69%) SOA
5 75 (7.12%) CRM
6 71 (6.74%) Migration
7 66 (6.27%) High Availability
8 64 (6.08%) Business Analysis
9 58 (5.51%) Service Delivery
10 56 (5.32%) Analytics
10 56 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (3.99%) ITIL
12 41 (3.89%) Time Management
13 39 (3.70%) DevOps
14 38 (3.61%) ERP
15 37 (3.51%) Software Engineering
16 36 (3.42%) E-Commerce
17 33 (3.13%) Investment Management
18 32 (3.04%) Stakeholder Management
19 29 (2.75%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 384 (36.47%) SQL
2 323 (30.67%) Java
3 156 (14.81%) C#
4 122 (11.59%) JavaScript
5 67 (6.36%) C++
6 64 (6.08%) PL/SQL
7 45 (4.27%) PowerShell
8 41 (3.89%) Python
9 40 (3.80%) C
10 37 (3.51%) Perl
11 28 (2.66%) PHP
12 27 (2.56%) Shell Script
13 20 (1.90%) Apex Code
14 18 (1.71%) VB.NET
15 16 (1.52%) VBA
16 15 (1.42%) Bash Shell
17 14 (1.33%) Ruby
18 11 (1.04%) T-SQL
19 10 (0.95%) ABAP
19 10 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 153 (14.53%) Degree
2 78 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 72 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 61 (5.79%) CCNA
5 54 (5.13%) Security Cleared
6 48 (4.56%) MCSE
7 41 (3.89%) SC Cleared
8 38 (3.61%) CCIE
9 32 (3.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 21 (1.99%) DV Cleared
11 20 (1.90%) CCNP
11 20 (1.90%) MCITP
11 20 (1.90%) MCP
12 17 (1.61%) MCSA
13 14 (1.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
15 12 (1.14%) CCA
16 10 (0.95%) CCAA
17 7 (0.66%) APMP
17 7 (0.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.23%) PCI DSS
1 13 (1.23%) QA
2 8 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 6 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.57%) SLA
4 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.19%) EMIR
4 2 (0.19%) GAMP
4 2 (0.19%) HL7
4 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.19%) MiFID
5 1 (0.095%) COBIT
5 1 (0.095%) COSO
5 1 (0.095%) SEPA
System Software
1 140 (13.30%) Active Directory
2 101 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (8.17%) Hyper-V
4 35 (3.32%) Terminal Services
5 28 (2.66%) XenApp
6 19 (1.80%) vSphere
7 17 (1.61%) XenDesktop
8 15 (1.42%) VMware ESX
9 10 (0.95%) vCloud
10 9 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (0.85%) XenServer
11 8 (0.76%) ISA Server
12 7 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.38%) UAG
15 3 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
16 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 24 (2.28%) SCCM
2 18 (1.71%) Backup Exec
3 13 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (0.85%) SCOM
5 8 (0.76%) NetVault Backup
6 5 (0.47%) ThinApp
7 4 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (0.38%) Nagios
8 3 (0.28%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.19%) Aspera SmartTrack
9 2 (0.19%) HP UCMDB
9 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.19%) Opsview
9 2 (0.19%) Puppet
9 2 (0.19%) RSA Archer
9 2 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 275 (26.12%) Microsoft
2 233 (22.13%) Oracle
3 165 (15.67%) VMware
4 71 (6.74%) Cisco
4 71 (6.74%) Citrix
5 40 (3.80%) HP
5 40 (3.80%) IBM
6 34 (3.23%) Dell
6 34 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 33 (3.13%) SAP
8 32 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (2.75%) Juniper
10 25 (2.37%) Sybase
11 23 (2.18%) NetApp
12 22 (2.09%) Veeam
13 21 (1.99%) Symantec
14 18 (1.71%) EMC
14 18 (1.71%) WatchGuard
15 17 (1.61%) Draytek
15 17 (1.61%) SonicWALL
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £70001 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £47000 - £51000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, 39 days hols
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000 - £48,000 + package
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (c. 7K) + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £38,000 to £55,000 per annum To £55k + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + BENS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + flexible benefits + 6% pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Asgard ERP Limited
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum (£85k package inc Bonus & Benefits)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ITSM Team
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago