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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 366 324 320
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 794 1001 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.83% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.87% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 676 822 790
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £30,000 £35,000
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
102195 114720 103098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83974 94226 85780
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,954 £27,186 £27,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -43 737 £50,000 +5.26% 140
London -11 334 £55,000 - 65
South East -56 170 £50,000 +5.26% 31
South West +12 68 £40,000 -11.11% 10
City of London -1 65 £50,000 -16.66% 35
Berkshire -38 59 £60,000 +14.28% 8
West Midlands +36 53 £51,500 +8.42% 9
Surrey +6 45 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Birmingham +14 34 £52,500 +10.52% 2
North West -14 32 £40,000 -9.09% 8
East of England -33 31 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Yorkshire -16 30 £40,000 +21.21% 8
Manchester +15 27 £40,500 -10.00% 6
Reading +6 27 £61,250 +36.11% 3
Wiltshire +4 27 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Swindon +4 25 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Scotland +16 23 £50,000 +14.28% 2
Bristol +12 19 £45,000 +12.50% 5
East Midlands 0 18 £37,000 -17.77% 2
Oxfordshire +18 17 £30,000 -11.76% 2
Hampshire -7 17 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Oxford +21 16 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Buckinghamshire -15 16 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Southampton +9 15 £42,500 +11.84%
Nottinghamshire +4 15 £24,500 -45.55%
Nottingham +2 15 £24,500 -45.55%
Cambridgeshire -7 15 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Leeds +1 13 £42,000 +27.27% 3
West Yorkshire -13 13 £42,000 +27.27% 4
North Yorkshire +21 12 £40,000 -11.11% 2

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 502 (31.97%) Microsoft
2 496 (31.59%) SQL
3 494 (31.46%) Windows
4 395 (25.16%) Finance
5 359 (22.87%) SQL Server
6 337 (21.46%) Java
7 311 (19.81%) Oracle
8 274 (17.45%) VMware
9 256 (16.31%) Degree
10 232 (14.78%) MS Excel
11 203 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 199 (12.68%) Linux
13 197 (12.55%) Active Directory
14 196 (12.48%) C#
15 195 (12.42%) HTML
16 190 (12.10%) Microsoft Certification
17 187 (11.91%) Cisco
18 186 (11.85%) Web Services
19 185 (11.78%) XML
20 173 (11.02%) .NET
21 164 (10.45%) JavaScript
21 164 (10.45%) MCSE
22 161 (10.25%) UNIX
23 154 (9.81%) Hyper-V
24 151 (9.62%) ITIL
25 141 (8.98%) Project Management
26 133 (8.47%) HP
27 129 (8.22%) Citrix
28 125 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
29 121 (7.71%) IIS

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 121 (7.71%) IIS
2 112 (7.13%) WebSphere
3 93 (5.92%) MS Exchange
4 66 (4.20%) SharePoint
4 66 (4.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 64 (4.08%) Lync
6 50 (3.18%) JBoss
6 50 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 48 (3.06%) Oracle Workflow
8 45 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
9 36 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 34 (2.17%) Tomcat
11 31 (1.97%) MQSeries
11 31 (1.97%) CICS
12 28 (1.78%) Apache
12 28 (1.78%) WebLogic
13 16 (1.02%) CMS
14 15 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
14 15 (0.96%) GlassFish
15 13 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 232 (14.78%) MS Excel
2 70 (4.46%) MS Office
3 18 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.76%) MS Project
6 8 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.13%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.064%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 41 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (2.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 28 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 23 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
6 15 (0.96%) Oracle Receivables
6 15 (0.96%) Oracle Payables
6 15 (0.96%) SAP Business One
7 13 (0.83%) SAP CRM
8 12 (0.76%) SAP IS-U
9 11 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
10 10 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
11 8 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
11 8 (0.51%) Oracle iProcurement
12 7 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
13 6 (0.38%) Oracle HRMS
13 6 (0.38%) JDE OneWorld
14 5 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 5 (0.32%) SAP SRM
15 4 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 97 (6.18%) Office 365
2 81 (5.16%) SaaS
3 51 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (1.66%) Force.com
5 24 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (0.57%) IaaS
7 9 (0.57%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.32%) Veeva
9 4 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (0.25%) PaaS
9 4 (0.25%) Yammer
10 3 (0.19%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.064%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.064%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.064%) Boomi
12 1 (0.064%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 115 (7.32%) Firewall
2 100 (6.37%) TCP/IP
3 91 (5.80%) SAN
4 72 (4.59%) DNS
5 67 (4.27%) WAN
6 59 (3.76%) LAN
7 57 (3.63%) DHCP
8 54 (3.44%) MPLS
9 51 (3.25%) SSL
10 48 (3.06%) OSPF
10 48 (3.06%) BGP
11 47 (2.99%) VPN
12 46 (2.93%) Internet
13 41 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
14 36 (2.29%) Unified Communications
15 35 (2.23%) Wireless
16 33 (2.10%) Cisco IOS
17 31 (1.97%) NetScreen
17 31 (1.97%) LDAP
17 31 (1.97%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (22.87%) SQL Server
2 73 (4.65%) DB2
3 64 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (3.82%) Relational Database
5 50 (3.18%) MySQL
6 37 (2.36%) RDBMS
7 36 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (1.91%) Big Data
9 29 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
10 25 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
10 25 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (1.53%) Oracle Database
12 23 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
12 23 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
13 22 (1.40%) SAP HANA
13 22 (1.40%) Oracle Discoverer
14 20 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
15 17 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (0.96%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 32 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
2 20 (1.27%) Visual Studio
3 11 (0.70%) Eclipse
4 10 (0.64%) MorphX
4 10 (0.64%) Selenium
4 10 (0.64%) Git (software)
4 10 (0.64%) Subversion
5 8 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.45%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.38%) PowerBuilder
7 6 (0.38%) SonarQube
8 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.32%) ClearCase
8 5 (0.32%) LoadRunner
8 5 (0.32%) Bugzilla
8 5 (0.32%) JIRA
8 5 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.25%) ERwin
10 3 (0.19%) JDeveloper
10 3 (0.19%) Fiddler
General
1 395 (25.16%) Finance
2 106 (6.75%) Banking
3 69 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 55 (3.50%) Retail
5 54 (3.44%) Marketing
6 34 (2.17%) Retail Banking
7 23 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 23 (1.46%) Games
8 21 (1.34%) Advertising
9 17 (1.08%) Front Office
10 15 (0.96%) German Language
11 14 (0.89%) Spanish Language
12 12 (0.76%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.76%) International Banking
12 12 (0.76%) Law
13 11 (0.70%) French Language
14 10 (0.64%) Local Government
15 9 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.51%) Billing
17 7 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (12.42%) HTML
2 186 (11.85%) Web Services
3 185 (11.78%) XML
4 173 (11.02%) .NET
5 103 (6.56%) CSS
6 63 (4.01%) ASP.NET
7 51 (3.25%) SOAP
8 46 (2.93%) J2EE
9 42 (2.68%) Java EE
10 39 (2.48%) HTML5
11 35 (2.23%) Ajax
11 35 (2.23%) Visualforce
12 31 (1.97%) ISPF
13 29 (1.85%) .NET Framework
14 28 (1.78%) WebSphere MQ
15 26 (1.66%) REST
15 26 (1.66%) COM
16 22 (1.40%) XSLT
17 21 (1.34%) Middleware
18 18 (1.15%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 125 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (6.31%) Computer Science
3 91 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
4 76 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 74 (4.71%) Private Cloud
6 72 (4.59%) Data Centre
7 41 (2.61%) Clustering
8 36 (2.29%) Mainframe
9 31 (1.97%) Mathematics
10 23 (1.46%) User Experience
11 18 (1.15%) Physics
11 18 (1.15%) Replication
12 17 (1.08%) Mobile App
13 16 (1.02%) CMDB
13 16 (1.02%) AS400
14 14 (0.89%) iSeries
15 13 (0.83%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.70%) Data Structures
17 10 (0.64%) Credit Risk
18 9 (0.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 494 (31.46%) Windows
2 199 (12.68%) Linux
3 161 (10.25%) UNIX
4 116 (7.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 99 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 63 (4.01%) Windows 7
7 58 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 57 (3.63%) Windows 8
9 45 (2.87%) Solaris
10 43 (2.74%) AIX
11 31 (1.97%) MVS
12 21 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.76%) Android
14 11 (0.70%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.64%) Ubuntu
15 10 (0.64%) zOS
16 9 (0.57%) Apple iOS
17 8 (0.51%) Windows XP
18 6 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
18 6 (0.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (9.62%) ITIL
2 141 (8.98%) Project Management
3 117 (7.45%) Service Management
4 109 (6.94%) SOA
5 102 (6.50%) Service Delivery
6 95 (6.05%) CRM
7 94 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
8 91 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
9 85 (5.41%) Business Analysis
10 82 (5.22%) Time Management
10 82 (5.22%) Migration
11 78 (4.97%) Workflow
12 73 (4.65%) Analytics
13 70 (4.46%) ITSM
14 69 (4.39%) PRINCE2
15 67 (4.27%) Mentoring
16 63 (4.01%) Stakeholder Management
17 60 (3.82%) Technical Architecture
18 59 (3.76%) OO
19 49 (3.12%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 496 (31.59%) SQL
2 337 (21.46%) Java
3 196 (12.48%) C#
4 164 (10.45%) JavaScript
5 46 (2.93%) Perl
6 44 (2.80%) C++
7 43 (2.74%) PL/SQL
8 41 (2.61%) Python
9 35 (2.23%) PHP
9 35 (2.23%) PowerShell
9 35 (2.23%) Apex Code
10 34 (2.17%) C
11 31 (1.97%) JCL
12 26 (1.66%) VB
13 22 (1.40%) T-SQL
14 21 (1.34%) ABAP
15 19 (1.21%) Shell Script
15 19 (1.21%) X++
16 17 (1.08%) VBA
16 17 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 256 (16.31%) Degree
2 190 (12.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 164 (10.45%) MCSE
4 111 (7.07%) Cisco Certification
5 97 (6.18%) MCITP
6 69 (4.39%) MCTS
7 51 (3.25%) CCIE
8 49 (3.12%) Security Cleared
9 43 (2.74%) CCNP
10 38 (2.42%) MCSA
11 31 (1.97%) MCP
12 28 (1.78%) CCSE
13 26 (1.66%) SC Cleared
13 26 (1.66%) CCNA
14 23 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 17 (1.08%) JNCIS
16 13 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (0.76%) JNCIP
17 12 (0.76%) CISSP
18 11 (0.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (2.80%) QA
2 32 (2.04%) SLA
3 14 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.76%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.25%) HL7
5 4 (0.25%) GAAP
6 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.13%) COBIT
7 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.064%) FATCA
System Software
1 203 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 197 (12.55%) Active Directory
3 154 (9.81%) Hyper-V
4 74 (4.71%) vSphere
5 52 (3.31%) XenApp
6 46 (2.93%) XenDesktop
7 37 (2.36%) vCloud
8 21 (1.34%) XenServer
9 19 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (0.64%) VMware ESX
12 9 (0.57%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.51%) Terminal Server
14 7 (0.45%) NFS
15 6 (0.38%) Varnish
16 3 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
16 3 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 3 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 3 (0.19%) UAG
16 3 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 78 (4.97%) SCCM
2 61 (3.89%) SCOM
3 33 (2.10%) Tivoli
4 16 (1.02%) SCOrch
4 16 (1.02%) HP UCMDB
5 14 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.76%) SCVMM
6 12 (0.76%) Backup Exec
7 10 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (0.57%) NetBackup
8 9 (0.57%) Puppet
9 7 (0.45%) Windows Intune
10 6 (0.38%) CA LISA
11 5 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 5 (0.32%) yum
12 4 (0.25%) OpenView
13 3 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.19%) Control-M
13 3 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
13 3 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 502 (31.97%) Microsoft
2 311 (19.81%) Oracle
3 274 (17.45%) VMware
4 187 (11.91%) Cisco
5 133 (8.47%) HP
6 129 (8.22%) Citrix
7 119 (7.58%) IBM
8 106 (6.75%) Juniper
9 77 (4.90%) NetApp
10 65 (4.14%) Salesforce.com
11 63 (4.01%) SAP
12 62 (3.95%) Business Objects
13 58 (3.69%) Riverbed
13 58 (3.69%) F5
14 55 (3.50%) CheckPoint
15 37 (2.36%) Fortinet
16 36 (2.29%) Red Hat
17 34 (2.17%) Blue Coat
18 32 (2.04%) Tufin
19 31 (1.97%) IronPort
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70 to £95k (Bonus, Car Allowance, P
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package!!
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 7 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
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Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
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Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Bonus Mileage Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 per annum + healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + coms
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus + Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55k to £65k + 25 days holiday
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + car, bens, bonus,
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Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Benefits and Bonus
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