The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 326 304 262
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 997 939 1233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.84% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.89% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 812 807 1024
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114444 105272 119153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92735 87604 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 17 April 2014 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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +6 961 £47,500 -3.06% 127
London +9 411 £55,000 - 61
South East -9 236 £48,750 -1.51% 24
City of London +19 133 £55,000 - 31
Berkshire +22 93 £55,000 +10.00% 7
East of England -32 71 £45,000 -10.00% 12
South West +39 69 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Surrey -12 61 £45,000 -10.00% 5
North West -16 59 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Yorkshire -32 45 £40,000 -5.88% 6
West Yorkshire -36 37 £33,000 -2.22% 5
Hertfordshire +18 34 £50,000 - 5
East Midlands -5 33 £47,500 +11.76% 2
West Midlands -31 31 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Reading -21 30 £48,750 - 1
Wiltshire +7 26 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Cambridgeshire +1 24 £45,000 -7.21% 1
Manchester -18 24 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Hampshire -30 22 £45,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +7 20 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Cheshire -3 20 £25,500 -32.00% 3
Leeds -27 20 £43,750 -5.40% 2
Cambridge +6 19 £45,000 -7.21% 1
Birmingham +4 19 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Nottingham +7 18 £47,500 +13.09%
Nottinghamshire -2 18 £47,500 +14.45%
Swindon +6 17 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Scotland -30 17 £48,750 +5.97% 8
Gloucestershire +7 15 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Oxfordshire -15 15 £45,000 +12.50% 1

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 641 (33.61%) Microsoft
2 579 (30.36%) Windows
3 562 (29.47%) SQL
4 499 (26.17%) Oracle
5 453 (23.75%) Finance
6 404 (21.19%) SQL Server
7 365 (19.14%) Java
8 349 (18.30%) VMware
9 343 (17.99%) Degree
10 319 (16.73%) MS Excel
11 290 (15.21%) .NET
12 271 (14.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 240 (12.59%) Linux
14 239 (12.53%) Active Directory
15 237 (12.43%) Citrix
16 225 (11.80%) UNIX
16 225 (11.80%) C#
17 224 (11.75%) XML
18 189 (9.91%) Project Management
19 188 (9.86%) Hyper-V
20 186 (9.75%) Windows Server 2008
21 185 (9.70%) MS Exchange
22 177 (9.28%) ITIL
22 177 (9.28%) JavaScript
23 168 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
24 167 (8.76%) Windows Server 2012
25 166 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
26 154 (8.08%) HTML
27 151 (7.92%) SAN
27 151 (7.92%) Firewall

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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
1 185 (9.70%) MS Exchange
2 137 (7.18%) SharePoint
3 132 (6.92%) IIS
4 101 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 87 (4.56%) Lync
6 84 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 79 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 60 (3.15%) Oracle Workflow
9 59 (3.09%) Tomcat
10 49 (2.57%) WebSphere
11 46 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
12 40 (2.10%) WebLogic
13 26 (1.36%) SAS
14 22 (1.15%) CMS
15 20 (1.05%) Apache
16 17 (0.89%) Office Communications Server
17 15 (0.79%) MQSeries
17 15 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
18 13 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
19 12 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 319 (16.73%) MS Excel
2 140 (7.34%) MS Office
3 12 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.42%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.42%) SPSS
5 5 (0.26%) MS Project
6 3 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.16%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 96 (5.03%) Oracle EBS
2 90 (4.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 43 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 37 (1.94%) Oracle Receivables
5 35 (1.84%) Oracle 11i
6 31 (1.63%) Oracle Financials
7 27 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
8 26 (1.36%) Oracle Payables
8 26 (1.36%) Oracle General Ledger
9 24 (1.26%) Oracle Assets
10 23 (1.21%) Oracle Applications
11 22 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
12 20 (1.05%) SAP Business One
13 18 (0.94%) Cognos TM1
14 15 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
14 15 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
14 15 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
15 13 (0.68%) Oracle HRMS
16 11 (0.58%) Oracle Payroll
16 11 (0.58%) SunGard AvantGard
Cloud Services
1 70 (3.67%) Office 365
2 58 (3.04%) SaaS
3 35 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
4 32 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (1.05%) PaaS
6 11 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.26%) GitHub
8 4 (0.21%) Force.com
9 2 (0.10%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.052%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.052%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.052%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.052%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 151 (7.92%) SAN
1 151 (7.92%) Firewall
2 131 (6.87%) TCP/IP
3 71 (3.72%) DNS
3 71 (3.72%) WAN
4 65 (3.41%) VPN
5 57 (2.99%) Internet
5 57 (2.99%) LAN
6 49 (2.57%) DHCP
7 35 (1.84%) NAS
7 35 (1.84%) NetScaler
8 32 (1.68%) SSL
9 30 (1.57%) LDAP
10 28 (1.47%) Wireless
10 28 (1.47%) iSCSI
11 25 (1.31%) Network Security
11 25 (1.31%) Unified Communications
12 22 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
13 18 (0.94%) 4G
13 18 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 404 (21.19%) SQL Server
2 109 (5.72%) Relational Database
3 95 (4.98%) Oracle Database
4 88 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 79 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 73 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
7 68 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 67 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 64 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 50 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
11 41 (2.15%) MySQL
11 41 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
12 37 (1.94%) Big Data
12 37 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
13 36 (1.89%) RDBMS
13 36 (1.89%) OLAP
14 29 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 29 (1.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 28 (1.47%) DB2
16 27 (1.42%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 47 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
2 22 (1.15%) Eclipse
3 18 (0.94%) Visual Studio
4 13 (0.68%) Subversion
5 10 (0.52%) Xcode
6 9 (0.47%) InstallShield
7 8 (0.42%) Git (software)
8 7 (0.37%) JIRA
8 7 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.26%) Gradle
9 5 (0.26%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.26%) Apache Ivy
9 5 (0.26%) Maven
9 5 (0.26%) Ant
9 5 (0.26%) JUnit
9 5 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.21%) JDeveloper
10 4 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.16%) Mercurial
General
1 453 (23.75%) Finance
2 132 (6.92%) Banking
3 119 (6.24%) Telecoms
4 86 (4.51%) Marketing
5 55 (2.88%) Retail
6 38 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 29 (1.52%) Front Office
8 26 (1.36%) Advertising
9 25 (1.31%) Legal
10 21 (1.10%) French Language
11 20 (1.05%) German Language
11 20 (1.05%) Military
11 20 (1.05%) Investment Banking
12 15 (0.79%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.63%) Back Office
14 11 (0.58%) Publishing
15 10 (0.52%) Law
16 9 (0.47%) Games
17 7 (0.37%) General Ledger
17 7 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (15.21%) .NET
2 224 (11.75%) XML
3 154 (8.08%) HTML
4 148 (7.76%) Web Services
5 97 (5.09%) CSS
6 83 (4.35%) J2EE
7 77 (4.04%) SOAP
8 69 (3.62%) Middleware
9 67 (3.51%) ASP.NET
10 40 (2.10%) WSDL
11 38 (1.99%) XSLT
11 38 (1.99%) JSP
12 35 (1.84%) Ajax
13 33 (1.73%) Spring
13 33 (1.73%) Java EE
14 25 (1.31%) COM
15 18 (0.94%) jQuery
15 18 (0.94%) HTML5
16 16 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
17 13 (0.68%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 143 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 71 (3.72%) Open Source
3 66 (3.46%) Clustering
4 40 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (1.89%) Replication
5 36 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 35 (1.84%) Mathematics
7 30 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
8 26 (1.36%) Social Media
9 21 (1.10%) Grid Computing
10 20 (1.05%) GIS
10 20 (1.05%) Mobile App
11 17 (0.89%) Digital Media
11 17 (0.89%) Fixed Income
12 16 (0.84%) CMDB
13 15 (0.79%) Statistics
14 11 (0.58%) Physics
14 11 (0.58%) PKI
14 11 (0.58%) N-Tier
14 11 (0.58%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 579 (30.36%) Windows
2 240 (12.59%) Linux
3 225 (11.80%) UNIX
4 186 (9.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 167 (8.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 141 (7.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 63 (3.30%) Solaris
8 53 (2.78%) Windows 7
9 42 (2.20%) Windows XP
10 33 (1.73%) Windows 8
11 29 (1.52%) AIX
12 28 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
13 21 (1.10%) Android
13 21 (1.10%) Apple iOS
14 20 (1.05%) HPUX
15 15 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (0.52%) CentOS
17 7 (0.37%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.31%) zOS
18 6 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (9.91%) Project Management
2 177 (9.28%) ITIL
3 168 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
4 111 (5.82%) Workflow
5 102 (5.35%) CRM
6 100 (5.24%) ERP
7 93 (4.88%) Migration
8 92 (4.82%) Analytics
9 89 (4.67%) Technical Architecture
10 86 (4.51%) Software Engineering
11 83 (4.35%) ETL
12 76 (3.99%) Service Management
13 56 (2.94%) ITSM
14 55 (2.88%) SOA
15 51 (2.67%) Content Management
16 50 (2.62%) E-Commerce
16 50 (2.62%) Service Delivery
16 50 (2.62%) Performance Tuning
17 49 (2.57%) Business Analysis
18 47 (2.46%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 562 (29.47%) SQL
2 365 (19.14%) Java
3 225 (11.80%) C#
4 177 (9.28%) JavaScript
5 115 (6.03%) PL/SQL
6 109 (5.72%) C++
7 76 (3.99%) VB
8 51 (2.67%) Shell Script
9 50 (2.62%) Python
10 47 (2.46%) VBScript
11 45 (2.36%) C
12 41 (2.15%) PHP
13 36 (1.89%) Perl
14 30 (1.57%) VB.NET
15 22 (1.15%) Ruby
16 18 (0.94%) T-SQL
17 14 (0.73%) MUMPS
17 14 (0.73%) PowerShell
18 13 (0.68%) ABAP
18 13 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 343 (17.99%) Degree
2 166 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 135 (7.08%) MCITP
4 121 (6.35%) MCSE
5 72 (3.78%) Security Cleared
6 57 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 56 (2.94%) MCTS
8 37 (1.94%) DV Cleared
9 36 (1.89%) CCNA
10 34 (1.78%) Citrix Certification
11 27 (1.42%) SC Cleared
12 23 (1.21%) CCA
12 23 (1.21%) CCNP
13 22 (1.15%) MCP
14 21 (1.10%) ISEB
15 20 (1.05%) VCAP
16 17 (0.89%) CCEE
16 17 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
17 15 (0.79%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.36%) QA
2 33 (1.73%) SLA
3 18 (0.94%) HL7
4 16 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.31%) GMP
5 6 (0.31%) COBIT
6 5 (0.26%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.052%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.052%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 271 (14.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 239 (12.53%) Active Directory
3 188 (9.86%) Hyper-V
4 95 (4.98%) vSphere
5 92 (4.82%) XenApp
6 61 (3.20%) XenDesktop
7 46 (2.41%) XenServer
8 27 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 17 (0.89%) Terminal Server
10 15 (0.79%) vCloud
11 13 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
12 10 (0.52%) VMware ESX
13 9 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 9 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.37%) KVM
14 7 (0.37%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.26%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.26%) UAG
16 4 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
17 3 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 73 (3.83%) SCCM
1 73 (3.83%) SCOM
2 28 (1.47%) SCVMM
3 23 (1.21%) EMC NetWorker
4 21 (1.10%) NetBackup
5 18 (0.94%) SCSM
6 17 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
7 16 (0.84%) HP UCMDB
8 14 (0.73%) Backup Exec
8 14 (0.73%) BMC PATROL
9 10 (0.52%) Nagios
10 9 (0.47%) WSUS
11 8 (0.42%) SCDPM
12 7 (0.37%) HP SIM
12 7 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 7 (0.37%) XenMobile
13 6 (0.31%) SCOrch
13 6 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 5 (0.26%) MOM
14 5 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 641 (33.61%) Microsoft
2 499 (26.17%) Oracle
3 349 (18.30%) VMware
4 237 (12.43%) Citrix
5 143 (7.50%) Cisco
6 140 (7.34%) SAP
7 135 (7.08%) HP
8 109 (5.72%) NetApp
9 106 (5.56%) IBM
10 67 (3.51%) EMC
11 57 (2.99%) Business Objects
12 44 (2.31%) JBoss
13 43 (2.25%) Sun
14 39 (2.05%) BMC
15 37 (1.94%) Cognos
16 35 (1.84%) CheckPoint
17 34 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
18 32 (1.68%) Dell
18 32 (1.68%) Juniper
19 31 (1.63%) Siebel
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
UK
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Yorkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £51870 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and 15% bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
South Wales
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
JPS Selection
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000-50000 +Benifits+ Life&Health+Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £58000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
HP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Car, pension, laptop, phone
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Car, pension, laptop, phone
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday