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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 465 432 377
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 544 682 894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.63% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.66% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 447 572 766
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 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.50% -

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
94167 103508 112247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.20% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79244 85842 90577
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -20 507 £55,000 +10.00% 77
London +36 259 £57,500 +4.54% 38
South East -67 97 £50,000 - 10
Berkshire -27 52 £55,000 -4.34% 6
City of London +32 37 £50,000 -16.66% 13
South West +26 36 £45,000 -14.28% 2
East of England +15 36 £42,500 - 7
Yorkshire -10 24 £38,000 -15.55% 5
Reading -11 24 £55,000 -4.34% 3
West Midlands -20 22 £40,000 -25.58% 4
Surrey +7 17 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Hertfordshire +14 15 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Cambridgeshire +4 15 £40,750 -8.32% 3
North West -1 15 £40,000 - 6
Cambridge +14 13 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Birmingham -43 13 £52,500 -30.00% 3
Watford - 13 £55,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 13 £43,500 -
Gloucestershire -1 12 £55,000 - 2
Cheltenham -3 12 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Manchester -16 12 £40,000 -1.84% 3
Chippenham - 12 £43,500 -
West Yorkshire -9 11 £50,000 -23.07% 3
Sheffield +16 9 £37,500 +25.00% 1
South Yorkshire +11 9 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Leeds +4 9 £50,000 -23.07% 3
Oxford -6 9 £27,500 - 1
Hampshire -13 9 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Oxfordshire -14 9 £27,500 - 1
East Midlands +5 8 £35,500 -21.11% 4

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 409 (34.28%) SQL
2 365 (30.60%) Microsoft
3 353 (29.59%) Finance
4 350 (29.34%) Java
5 344 (28.83%) Windows
6 282 (23.64%) SQL Server
7 277 (23.22%) Presales
8 244 (20.45%) Oracle
9 242 (20.28%) .NET
10 232 (19.45%) C#
11 224 (18.78%) VMware
12 196 (16.43%) Degree
13 191 (16.01%) Windows Server
14 188 (15.76%) Linux
15 186 (15.59%) Active Directory
16 184 (15.42%) MS Excel
17 169 (14.17%) HTML
18 163 (13.66%) Banking
19 157 (13.16%) JavaScript
20 150 (12.57%) XML
21 138 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
22 135 (11.32%) Unix
23 129 (10.81%) Citrix
23 129 (10.81%) Project Management
24 118 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
25 111 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
26 110 (9.22%) Hyper-V
27 100 (8.38%) Firewall
28 99 (8.30%) Web Services
28 99 (8.30%) Cisco

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 77 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 71 (5.95%) WebSphere
3 69 (5.78%) IIS
4 61 (5.11%) JBoss
5 55 (4.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 54 (4.53%) SharePoint
7 48 (4.02%) WebLogic
8 38 (3.19%) Skype for Business
8 38 (3.19%) Tomcat
9 31 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
10 25 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
11 23 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
12 17 (1.42%) CMS
13 12 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
14 9 (0.75%) SAS
15 8 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 7 (0.59%) ColdFusion
16 7 (0.59%) MQSeries
16 7 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 184 (15.42%) MS Excel
2 61 (5.11%) MS Office
3 15 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.34%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.084%) DOC1
6 1 (0.084%) MS Project
6 1 (0.084%) Revit
Business Applications
1 54 (4.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.68%) BASE24
3 11 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (0.67%) Sage X3
6 7 (0.59%) SAP SD
7 6 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.50%) SAP MM
8 4 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.25%) Finacle
9 3 (0.25%) Misys Opics
9 3 (0.25%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.17%) Eloqua
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.084%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 118 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 91 (7.63%) Office 365
3 87 (7.29%) SaaS
4 47 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
5 44 (3.69%) IaaS
6 34 (2.85%) PaaS
7 21 (1.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (1.01%) Force.com
10 12 (1.01%) Yammer
11 8 (0.67%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.42%) Google Apps
13 3 (0.25%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.25%) Slack
13 3 (0.25%) Taleo
14 2 (0.17%) Responsys
15 1 (0.084%) Boomi
15 1 (0.084%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 100 (8.38%) Firewall
2 70 (5.87%) WAN
3 54 (4.53%) SAN
4 48 (4.02%) DNS
5 47 (3.94%) LAN
5 47 (3.94%) TCP/IP
6 41 (3.44%) SSL
7 40 (3.35%) MPLS
7 40 (3.35%) VPN
8 37 (3.10%) Internet
9 34 (2.85%) NetScaler
10 31 (2.60%) Ethernet
11 30 (2.51%) VoIP
12 22 (1.84%) Remote Desktop
12 22 (1.84%) Skype
13 20 (1.68%) ATM
14 19 (1.59%) DHCP
15 18 (1.51%) NAS
16 16 (1.34%) Network Security
16 16 (1.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 75 (6.29%) Relational Database
3 70 (5.87%) Big Data
4 66 (5.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 56 (4.69%) Oracle Database
6 42 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 40 (3.35%) DB2
8 38 (3.19%) RDBMS
8 38 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 37 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
11 22 (1.84%) MySQL
12 17 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
12 17 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
12 17 (1.42%) Oracle9i Database
13 16 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (1.01%) GIS
15 12 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 24 (2.01%) Visual Studio
2 18 (1.51%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.34%) Cucumber
3 16 (1.34%) Selenium
3 16 (1.34%) WebDriver
4 15 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
5 12 (1.01%) Jenkins
5 12 (1.01%) SoapUI
6 11 (0.92%) SpecFlow
6 11 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (0.75%) eggPlant
8 8 (0.67%) JIRA
9 7 (0.59%) TeamCity
9 7 (0.59%) TestComplete
9 7 (0.59%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 6 (0.50%) Log4j
10 6 (0.50%) Subversion
10 6 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (0.42%) JMeter
11 5 (0.42%) Ranorex
General
1 353 (29.59%) Finance
2 163 (13.66%) Banking
3 73 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 59 (4.95%) Retail
5 46 (3.86%) Back Office
6 43 (3.60%) Investment Banking
7 38 (3.19%) Financial Institution
8 34 (2.85%) Marketing
9 31 (2.60%) French Language
9 31 (2.60%) Front Office
10 22 (1.84%) Advertising
11 20 (1.68%) International Banking
12 17 (1.42%) Retail Banking
13 16 (1.34%) Legal
14 13 (1.09%) Local Government
15 12 (1.01%) Law
15 12 (1.01%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.84%) Games
16 10 (0.84%) German Language
17 7 (0.59%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (20.28%) .NET
2 169 (14.17%) HTML
3 150 (12.57%) XML
4 99 (8.30%) Web Services
5 79 (6.62%) CSS
6 74 (6.20%) ASP.NET
7 51 (4.27%) Java EE
8 36 (3.02%) J2EE
8 36 (3.02%) jQuery
9 30 (2.51%) FIX Protocol
10 29 (2.43%) XSLT
11 27 (2.26%) HTML5
11 27 (2.26%) SOAP
12 26 (2.18%) Middleware
13 24 (2.01%) .NET Framework
14 22 (1.84%) Ajax
15 21 (1.76%) SAML
16 20 (1.68%) AngularJS
16 20 (1.68%) JSP
16 20 (1.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 94 (7.88%) Computer Science
2 87 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (3.69%) Data Centre
5 37 (3.10%) Visualisation
6 35 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 35 (2.93%) Replication
7 31 (2.60%) Fintech
8 30 (2.51%) Mathematics
9 28 (2.35%) Clustering
10 21 (1.76%) EFT
11 20 (1.68%) Credit Risk
12 19 (1.59%) Physics
12 19 (1.59%) PKI
13 18 (1.51%) Driving Licence
14 17 (1.42%) SWIFT
15 16 (1.34%) Cybercrime
15 16 (1.34%) Private Cloud
16 15 (1.26%) Derivative
17 14 (1.17%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 344 (28.83%) Windows
2 191 (16.01%) Windows Server
3 188 (15.76%) Linux
4 135 (11.32%) Unix
5 92 (7.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 89 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (3.27%) Solaris
8 29 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (1.93%) Android
10 21 (1.76%) Ubuntu
11 16 (1.34%) CentOS
12 15 (1.26%) Windows 8
13 13 (1.09%) AIX
13 13 (1.09%) Windows 7
13 13 (1.09%) Windows Phone
14 11 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.84%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.67%) HPUX
16 8 (0.67%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (23.22%) Presales
2 129 (10.81%) Project Management
3 111 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (8.21%) CRM
5 91 (7.63%) Migration
6 85 (7.12%) ITIL
7 70 (5.87%) Business Analysis
8 61 (5.11%) High Availability
9 54 (4.53%) Analytics
9 54 (4.53%) Mentoring
10 52 (4.36%) Service Delivery
11 51 (4.27%) SDLC
12 46 (3.86%) SOA
13 41 (3.44%) Wealth Management
14 39 (3.27%) E-Commerce
15 38 (3.19%) Business Intelligence
15 38 (3.19%) Data Migration
15 38 (3.19%) Web Development
16 36 (3.02%) Time Management
17 34 (2.85%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 409 (34.28%) SQL
2 350 (29.34%) Java
3 232 (19.45%) C#
4 157 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 89 (7.46%) C++
6 77 (6.45%) PL/SQL
7 71 (5.95%) Python
8 64 (5.36%) Perl
9 62 (5.20%) PowerShell
10 45 (3.77%) C
11 35 (2.93%) VB.NET
12 26 (2.18%) PHP
13 21 (1.76%) T-SQL
14 20 (1.68%) Lua
15 19 (1.59%) Shell Script
16 17 (1.42%) Apex Code
17 16 (1.34%) Bash Shell
17 16 (1.34%) Ruby
18 13 (1.09%) ABAP
18 13 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 196 (16.43%) Degree
2 82 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 66 (5.53%) MCSE
4 57 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (4.44%) Security Cleared
6 43 (3.60%) SC Cleared
7 34 (2.85%) CCNA
7 34 (2.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 31 (2.60%) MCITP
9 29 (2.43%) MCP
10 24 (2.01%) CCIE
11 22 (1.84%) MCSA
12 21 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
13 20 (1.68%) CCA
14 18 (1.51%) CCNP
15 16 (1.34%) DV Cleared
16 13 (1.09%) SANS
17 12 (1.01%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
18 9 (0.75%) CCAA
18 9 (0.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.93%) QA
2 19 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.84%) COBIT
5 8 (0.67%) SLA
6 5 (0.42%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.25%) HL7
8 2 (0.17%) RMADS
9 1 (0.084%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.084%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.084%) SEPA
System Software
1 186 (15.59%) Active Directory
2 138 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (9.22%) Hyper-V
4 51 (4.27%) XenApp
5 44 (3.69%) vSphere
6 41 (3.44%) XenDesktop
7 24 (2.01%) XenServer
8 23 (1.93%) Terminal Services
9 14 (1.17%) VMware ESX
10 12 (1.01%) vCloud
11 11 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (0.75%) KVM
13 5 (0.42%) Xen
14 4 (0.34%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.34%) RHEV
15 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
16 2 (0.17%) Docker
16 2 (0.17%) Snort
16 2 (0.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 39 (3.27%) SCCM
2 26 (2.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 24 (2.01%) SCOM
4 13 (1.09%) Backup Exec
4 13 (1.09%) Puppet
5 11 (0.92%) Ansible
6 8 (0.67%) Data Guard
6 8 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (0.59%) Oracle ZFS
7 7 (0.59%) vRealize
8 6 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (0.42%) NetVault Backup
9 5 (0.42%) XenMobile
10 4 (0.34%) CFEngine
10 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.34%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.25%) Nagios
11 3 (0.25%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 365 (30.60%) Microsoft
2 244 (20.45%) Oracle
3 224 (18.78%) VMware
4 129 (10.81%) Citrix
5 99 (8.30%) Cisco
6 37 (3.10%) HP
7 36 (3.02%) Dell
8 35 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
9 34 (2.85%) IBM
10 26 (2.18%) SAP
11 25 (2.10%) Juniper
12 24 (2.01%) Sybase
13 23 (1.93%) SonicWALL
14 22 (1.84%) NetApp
15 21 (1.76%) Google
16 20 (1.68%) Red Hat
16 20 (1.68%) Veeam
17 18 (1.51%) ServiceNow
18 16 (1.34%) Apple
19 15 (1.26%) Symantec
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
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