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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 350 321 312
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 822 1003 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.84% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.88% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 688 820 820
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £33,850
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(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 -50 758 £50,000 +5.26% 136
London -16 355 £55,000 - 50
South East -61 153 £49,000 +3.15% 34
South West -19 72 £40,000 -11.11% 11
City of London -20 72 £50,000 -9.09% 17
North West +17 58 £48,750 +8.33% 11
Berkshire -49 49 £57,500 +4.54% 11
West Midlands -6 48 £51,500 +8.42% 11
Manchester +23 35 £51,500 +8.42% 7
Wiltshire +12 34 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Surrey -17 33 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East of England -20 33 £42,500 -10.52% 10
Swindon +14 30 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Birmingham +2 30 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Bristol +9 24 £42,500 +38.21% 4
Scotland +24 23 £54,000 +35.00% 6
Cheshire +15 22 £40,000 +56.86% 3
Hampshire -6 22 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands +6 20 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Yorkshire -29 19 £40,000 - 8
Southampton +4 16 £45,000 -
Nottingham -5 16 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Nottinghamshire -7 16 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Reading -18 16 £56,250 +15.38% 2
Hertfordshire -24 15 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Oxfordshire +13 14 £30,000 -33.33% 7
Buckinghamshire -9 14 £35,000 -26.31% 7
Oxford +9 13 £30,000 -26.82% 2
Glasgow +20 12 £54,000 +39.35% 1
Middlesex +17 10 £36,500 -44.90%

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 524 (33.14%) Microsoft
2 510 (32.26%) Windows
3 464 (29.35%) SQL
4 382 (24.16%) Finance
5 346 (21.88%) SQL Server
6 319 (20.18%) Oracle
7 317 (20.05%) Java
8 292 (18.47%) VMware
9 261 (16.51%) Degree
10 227 (14.36%) MS Excel
11 226 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 206 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification
13 203 (12.84%) C#
14 194 (12.27%) Linux
15 193 (12.21%) HTML
16 190 (12.02%) Cisco
17 183 (11.57%) Active Directory
18 181 (11.45%) XML
19 174 (11.01%) JavaScript
20 171 (10.82%) MCSE
21 170 (10.75%) Hyper-V
22 168 (10.63%) .NET
23 158 (9.99%) UNIX
24 157 (9.93%) Web Services
25 141 (8.92%) HP
26 140 (8.86%) Citrix
27 135 (8.54%) ITIL
28 133 (8.41%) Project Management
29 132 (8.35%) Firewall
30 131 (8.29%) Windows Server 2008

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 123 (7.78%) MS Exchange
2 109 (6.89%) WebSphere
3 99 (6.26%) IIS
4 65 (4.11%) SharePoint
4 65 (4.11%) Lync
5 60 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 57 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 55 (3.48%) JBoss
8 53 (3.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 49 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2007
10 46 (2.91%) Oracle Workflow
11 31 (1.96%) Apache
12 28 (1.77%) Tomcat
12 28 (1.77%) WebLogic
13 22 (1.39%) MQSeries
13 22 (1.39%) CICS
14 14 (0.89%) CMS
15 13 (0.82%) NetWeaver
16 12 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 11 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 227 (14.36%) MS Excel
2 71 (4.49%) MS Office
3 19 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.76%) MS Project
6 8 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.38%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.19%) InDesign
8 3 (0.19%) SPSS
8 3 (0.19%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.063%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 38 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (2.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 32 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.95%) SAP CRM
5 15 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
6 14 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
6 14 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
7 13 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
8 12 (0.76%) SAP IS-U
9 8 (0.51%) SAP Business One
10 7 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
10 7 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
10 7 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
11 5 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 5 (0.32%) SAP SRM
12 4 (0.25%) WebTrends
12 4 (0.25%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 106 (6.70%) Office 365
2 78 (4.93%) SaaS
3 56 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (1.52%) Force.com
5 22 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (0.63%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.32%) IaaS
8 5 (0.32%) Veeva
9 4 (0.25%) PaaS
9 4 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.19%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.19%) Yammer
11 1 (0.063%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.063%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.063%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.063%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.063%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 132 (8.35%) Firewall
2 111 (7.02%) TCP/IP
3 87 (5.50%) SAN
4 67 (4.24%) WAN
5 65 (4.11%) DNS
6 64 (4.05%) LAN
7 56 (3.54%) DHCP
8 52 (3.29%) SSL
9 51 (3.23%) Internet
9 51 (3.23%) VPN
10 47 (2.97%) MPLS
11 40 (2.53%) OSPF
11 40 (2.53%) BGP
11 40 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
12 39 (2.47%) LDAP
13 36 (2.28%) Unified Communications
14 33 (2.09%) Wireless
15 28 (1.77%) Cisco PIX
15 28 (1.77%) NetScreen
16 25 (1.58%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 67 (4.24%) Relational Database
3 65 (4.11%) MySQL
4 64 (4.05%) DB2
5 60 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (2.72%) RDBMS
7 41 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 33 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
9 31 (1.96%) Big Data
10 29 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 29 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 28 (1.77%) Oracle Database
11 28 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
13 25 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
13 25 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
14 24 (1.52%) Oracle Discoverer
15 20 (1.27%) SAP HANA
16 16 (1.01%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 39 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
2 15 (0.95%) Visual Studio
3 14 (0.89%) Eclipse
4 11 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.63%) MorphX
6 8 (0.51%) Subversion
7 7 (0.44%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.38%) Selenium
8 6 (0.38%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.38%) PowerBuilder
9 5 (0.32%) Bugzilla
9 5 (0.32%) JIRA
9 5 (0.32%) ClearCase
9 5 (0.32%) SonarQube
10 4 (0.25%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.25%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.19%) WebLogic Workshop
11 3 (0.19%) JMeter
11 3 (0.19%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 382 (24.16%) Finance
2 112 (7.08%) Banking
3 72 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 58 (3.67%) Retail
5 54 (3.42%) Marketing
6 34 (2.15%) Retail Banking
7 24 (1.52%) Advertising
7 24 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.27%) Games
9 16 (1.01%) Law
9 16 (1.01%) Front Office
9 16 (1.01%) Investment Banking
9 16 (1.01%) Spanish Language
10 11 (0.70%) German Language
10 11 (0.70%) Legal
11 10 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.57%) French Language
13 7 (0.44%) International Banking
13 7 (0.44%) Billing
14 6 (0.38%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (12.21%) HTML
2 181 (11.45%) XML
3 168 (10.63%) .NET
4 157 (9.93%) Web Services
5 105 (6.64%) CSS
6 62 (3.92%) ASP.NET
7 51 (3.23%) SOAP
8 41 (2.59%) J2EE
9 39 (2.47%) Ajax
9 39 (2.47%) HTML5
10 38 (2.40%) Java EE
11 32 (2.02%) .NET Framework
12 29 (1.83%) COM
12 29 (1.83%) Middleware
13 28 (1.77%) Visualforce
14 27 (1.71%) XSLT
15 23 (1.45%) REST
16 22 (1.39%) ISPF
17 21 (1.33%) WCF
17 21 (1.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 121 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (5.69%) Enterprise Software
3 86 (5.44%) Computer Science
4 83 (5.25%) Management Information System
5 80 (5.06%) Private Cloud
6 38 (2.40%) Clustering
7 27 (1.71%) Mainframe
7 27 (1.71%) Mathematics
7 27 (1.71%) Open Source
8 25 (1.58%) User Experience
9 21 (1.33%) Mobile App
10 19 (1.20%) CMDB
11 14 (0.89%) AS400
12 13 (0.82%) Physics
13 12 (0.76%) Blackberry
13 12 (0.76%) iSeries
14 11 (0.70%) Social Network
14 11 (0.70%) SWIFT
15 10 (0.63%) Data Structures
15 10 (0.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 510 (32.26%) Windows
2 194 (12.27%) Linux
3 158 (9.99%) UNIX
4 131 (8.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 106 (6.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (4.24%) Windows 7
7 61 (3.86%) Windows 8
8 60 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 41 (2.59%) Solaris
10 29 (1.83%) AIX
11 22 (1.39%) MVS
12 20 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (1.01%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.76%) Android
15 11 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
15 11 (0.70%) zOS
16 10 (0.63%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.57%) HPUX
18 8 (0.51%) Windows XP
18 8 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (8.54%) ITIL
2 133 (8.41%) Project Management
3 108 (6.83%) Service Management
4 94 (5.95%) Service Delivery
5 93 (5.88%) CRM
6 89 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
7 86 (5.44%) SOA
8 85 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
9 80 (5.06%) Migration
10 79 (5.00%) Mentoring
11 78 (4.93%) Business Analysis
12 75 (4.74%) Workflow
13 74 (4.68%) Time Management
14 66 (4.17%) PRINCE2
14 66 (4.17%) Analytics
15 63 (3.98%) ITSM
15 63 (3.98%) Stakeholder Management
16 59 (3.73%) OO
17 55 (3.48%) Technical Architecture
18 50 (3.16%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 464 (29.35%) SQL
2 317 (20.05%) Java
3 203 (12.84%) C#
4 174 (11.01%) JavaScript
5 51 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 38 (2.40%) C
7 35 (2.21%) Perl
7 35 (2.21%) Python
8 33 (2.09%) C++
9 32 (2.02%) PowerShell
10 31 (1.96%) PHP
11 28 (1.77%) Apex Code
12 27 (1.71%) Shell Script
12 27 (1.71%) VBScript
12 27 (1.71%) VB
13 24 (1.52%) ABAP
14 22 (1.39%) JCL
15 17 (1.08%) T-SQL
16 16 (1.01%) VBA
17 14 (0.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 261 (16.51%) Degree
2 206 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 171 (10.82%) MCSE
4 107 (6.77%) Cisco Certification
4 107 (6.77%) MCITP
5 71 (4.49%) MCTS
6 69 (4.36%) Security Cleared
7 46 (2.91%) CCIE
8 40 (2.53%) SC Cleared
9 39 (2.47%) CCNP
9 39 (2.47%) MCP
10 38 (2.40%) MCSA
11 30 (1.90%) CCSE
12 29 (1.83%) CCNA
13 17 (1.08%) CISSP
13 17 (1.08%) JNCIS
14 15 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 15 (0.95%) MCSD
14 15 (0.95%) MCDBA
15 13 (0.82%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.04%) QA
2 38 (2.40%) SLA
3 29 (1.83%) ISO 9001
4 22 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.32%) GAAP
6 4 (0.25%) HL7
6 4 (0.25%) COBIT
7 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.063%) FATCA
System Software
1 226 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 183 (11.57%) Active Directory
3 170 (10.75%) Hyper-V
4 69 (4.36%) vSphere
5 61 (3.86%) XenApp
6 56 (3.54%) XenDesktop
7 38 (2.40%) vCloud
8 22 (1.39%) XenServer
9 20 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.44%) NFS
11 7 (0.44%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.32%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.32%) Varnish
13 4 (0.25%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 3 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.19%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
15 2 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 91 (5.76%) SCCM
2 69 (4.36%) SCOM
3 26 (1.64%) SCVMM
4 24 (1.52%) Tivoli
5 19 (1.20%) HP UCMDB
6 18 (1.14%) SCOrch
7 13 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (0.76%) Backup Exec
9 9 (0.57%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.51%) Puppet
10 8 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (0.38%) Data Guard
11 6 (0.38%) XenMobile
11 6 (0.38%) Windows Intune
12 5 (0.32%) yum
12 5 (0.32%) CA LISA
12 5 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.25%) OpenView
14 3 (0.19%) MOM
Vendors
1 524 (33.14%) Microsoft
2 319 (20.18%) Oracle
3 292 (18.47%) VMware
4 190 (12.02%) Cisco
5 141 (8.92%) HP
6 140 (8.86%) Citrix
7 102 (6.45%) IBM
8 96 (6.07%) Juniper
9 92 (5.82%) NetApp
10 64 (4.05%) SAP
11 59 (3.73%) CheckPoint
12 57 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
13 52 (3.29%) Business Objects
14 51 (3.23%) F5
15 46 (2.91%) Riverbed
16 38 (2.40%) Fortinet
17 32 (2.02%) Blue Coat
18 30 (1.90%) Tufin
19 28 (1.77%) IronPort
19 28 (1.77%) ServiceNow
City, London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + Bonus,car allowance & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus, excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days Hol, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Stott and May
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Experis IT
Salary: excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago