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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 341 284 276
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 890 1005 1149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.92% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.98% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 766 832 980
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,450 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 -34 843 £50,000 +5.26% 103
London -4 373 £55,000 +4.76% 44
South East -54 220 £50,000 +5.26% 21
Berkshire +3 84 £50,000 -9.09% 9
City of London +5 78 £60,000 +11.62% 21
Surrey -53 63 £47,500 - 7
South West 0 57 £42,500 -5.55% 5
East of England -18 56 £50,000 -7.40% 9
Yorkshire -54 49 £33,000 -26.66% 3
West Midlands -11 37 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Hampshire -23 33 £40,000 -11.11%
Hertfordshire -2 28 £50,000 -7.40% 3
North West -52 28 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Buckinghamshire -12 26 £50,000 -9.09%
East Midlands -31 26 £40,000 -1.23% 5
West Yorkshire -62 26 £33,000 -26.66% 3
Birmingham +6 25 £52,500 +13.51% 3
Guildford -1 23 £46,250 -2.63% 2
South Yorkshire +5 22 £31,500 -41.39%
Wiltshire +2 22 £42,500 -10.52%
Swindon -2 22 £42,500 -10.52%
Scotland -19 22 £50,000 +17.64% 9
Cambridgeshire -4 21 £50,000 -16.66% 4
Sheffield +10 20 £31,500 -33.68%
Leeds -58 19 £33,000 -37.14% 3
Manchester -39 18 £42,500 +3.03% 7
Watford -11 15 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Reading -35 15 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Kent +5 14 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Bristol +8 13 £30,000 +7.14% 1

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 603 (31.74%) Microsoft
2 570 (30.00%) SQL
3 507 (26.68%) Oracle
4 463 (24.37%) Windows
5 451 (23.74%) Finance
6 394 (20.74%) SQL Server
7 381 (20.05%) Java
8 330 (17.37%) VMware
9 321 (16.89%) .NET
10 299 (15.74%) MS Excel
11 278 (14.63%) Degree
12 258 (13.58%) XML
13 229 (12.05%) C#
14 222 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
15 220 (11.58%) Citrix
16 215 (11.32%) UNIX
17 202 (10.63%) Linux
18 199 (10.47%) HTML
19 195 (10.26%) Active Directory
20 194 (10.21%) JavaScript
21 192 (10.11%) Project Management
22 183 (9.63%) Hyper-V
23 181 (9.53%) ITIL
23 181 (9.53%) Microsoft Certification
24 179 (9.42%) MS Exchange
25 164 (8.63%) Cisco
26 154 (8.11%) Firewall
27 147 (7.74%) Web Services
28 143 (7.53%) SAN
29 139 (7.32%) Business Intelligence

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 179 (9.42%) MS Exchange
2 112 (5.89%) SharePoint
3 96 (5.05%) IIS
4 86 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 79 (4.16%) Lync
6 63 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 62 (3.26%) Oracle Workflow
7 62 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 57 (3.00%) WebSphere
9 48 (2.53%) Tomcat
10 36 (1.89%) Apache
11 31 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
12 28 (1.47%) WebLogic
13 26 (1.37%) SAS
14 21 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
15 19 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
16 17 (0.89%) CMS
17 15 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2000
18 14 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
19 12 (0.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 299 (15.74%) MS Excel
2 106 (5.58%) MS Office
3 14 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.42%) SPSS
5 5 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.16%) MS Project
6 3 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.16%) FastStats
7 1 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.053%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.053%) DOC1
7 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 98 (5.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 85 (4.47%) Oracle EBS
3 36 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
4 35 (1.84%) Oracle Receivables
5 34 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
6 31 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
6 31 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
7 29 (1.53%) Oracle Payables
8 24 (1.26%) Oracle Financials
9 21 (1.11%) Oracle Assets
10 18 (0.95%) Oracle HRMS
11 15 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
11 15 (0.79%) SAP Business One
12 12 (0.63%) Magento
13 11 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
14 10 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
14 10 (0.53%) Google Analytics
14 10 (0.53%) SAP CRM
15 9 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
15 9 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 71 (3.74%) SaaS
2 56 (2.95%) Office 365
3 30 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
4 29 (1.53%) Force.com
5 23 (1.21%) PaaS
6 9 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.11%) IaaS
8 2 (0.11%) Pure360
9 1 (0.053%) Taleo
9 1 (0.053%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.053%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.053%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.053%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.053%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 154 (8.11%) Firewall
2 143 (7.53%) SAN
3 86 (4.53%) DNS
4 85 (4.47%) TCP/IP
5 78 (4.11%) WAN
6 67 (3.53%) LAN
7 58 (3.05%) VPN
8 40 (2.11%) DHCP
9 35 (1.84%) NetScaler
10 31 (1.63%) Wireless
10 31 (1.63%) iSCSI
11 29 (1.53%) Network Security
12 28 (1.47%) Internet
13 26 (1.37%) SSL
14 23 (1.21%) NAS
15 22 (1.16%) HTTP
15 22 (1.16%) LDAP
16 21 (1.11%) MPLS
16 21 (1.11%) Unified Communications
17 20 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 394 (20.74%) SQL Server
2 102 (5.37%) Relational Database
3 84 (4.42%) Oracle Database
4 67 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 58 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 53 (2.79%) Big Data
8 50 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 49 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 49 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 48 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
11 34 (1.79%) MySQL
12 31 (1.63%) RDBMS
12 31 (1.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 27 (1.42%) Oracle Discoverer
14 26 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
14 26 (1.37%) Hadoop
14 26 (1.37%) NoSQL
15 22 (1.16%) QlikView
16 21 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 46 (2.42%) Oracle Forms
2 38 (2.00%) Eclipse
3 27 (1.42%) Visual Studio
4 12 (0.63%) Xcode
5 8 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
6 7 (0.37%) InstallShield
7 4 (0.21%) JDeveloper
7 4 (0.21%) JUnit
7 4 (0.21%) Subversion
7 4 (0.21%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.16%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.16%) Introscope
8 3 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.16%) Rational Rose
8 3 (0.16%) MSI
9 2 (0.11%) ProC
9 2 (0.11%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.053%) Ant
10 1 (0.053%) PVCS
General
1 451 (23.74%) Finance
2 131 (6.89%) Banking
3 105 (5.53%) Telecoms
4 74 (3.89%) Marketing
5 42 (2.21%) Retail
6 37 (1.95%) Advertising
7 25 (1.32%) Front Office
8 20 (1.05%) Back Office
8 20 (1.05%) German Language
9 19 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.84%) Military
10 16 (0.84%) Legal
11 15 (0.79%) General Ledger
12 14 (0.74%) Publishing
12 14 (0.74%) French Language
13 11 (0.58%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.58%) Local Government
14 8 (0.42%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.37%) Law
15 7 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (16.89%) .NET
2 258 (13.58%) XML
3 199 (10.47%) HTML
4 147 (7.74%) Web Services
5 127 (6.68%) CSS
6 98 (5.16%) SOAP
7 79 (4.16%) J2EE
8 54 (2.84%) ASP.NET
9 50 (2.63%) Middleware
10 45 (2.37%) jQuery
11 36 (1.89%) Ajax
12 31 (1.63%) Spring
12 31 (1.63%) XSLT
13 26 (1.37%) WSDL
13 26 (1.37%) HTML5
14 23 (1.21%) Visualforce
15 20 (1.05%) JSP
16 19 (1.00%) COM
16 19 (1.00%) Hibernate
17 18 (0.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 130 (6.84%) Computer Science
2 70 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
3 55 (2.89%) Open Source
4 54 (2.84%) Clustering
5 50 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 31 (1.63%) Mathematics
7 27 (1.42%) Replication
8 23 (1.21%) PKI
9 21 (1.11%) Grid Computing
10 18 (0.95%) Smartcard
10 18 (0.95%) Mobile App
11 17 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
11 17 (0.89%) Social Media
12 14 (0.74%) Statistics
13 13 (0.68%) GIS
13 13 (0.68%) Digital Media
14 12 (0.63%) Blackberry
15 11 (0.58%) Fixed Income
15 11 (0.58%) Kindle
15 11 (0.58%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 463 (24.37%) Windows
2 215 (11.32%) UNIX
3 202 (10.63%) Linux
4 130 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 115 (6.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 104 (5.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (2.37%) Solaris
8 31 (1.63%) Windows 7
9 24 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
10 20 (1.05%) Windows 8
11 18 (0.95%) Android
12 16 (0.84%) Apple iOS
12 16 (0.84%) HPUX
13 15 (0.79%) CentOS
14 14 (0.74%) AIX
15 8 (0.42%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.26%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (10.11%) Project Management
2 181 (9.53%) ITIL
3 139 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
4 122 (6.42%) CRM
5 108 (5.68%) Workflow
6 96 (5.05%) Analytics
7 90 (4.74%) Service Management
8 82 (4.32%) Migration
9 70 (3.68%) Software Engineering
10 65 (3.42%) Service Delivery
11 64 (3.37%) PRINCE2
12 62 (3.26%) ERP
13 60 (3.16%) ETL
14 58 (3.05%) OO
15 57 (3.00%) ITSM
16 54 (2.84%) E-Commerce
17 52 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
17 52 (2.74%) Business Analysis
17 52 (2.74%) Technical Architecture
18 51 (2.68%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 570 (30.00%) SQL
2 381 (20.05%) Java
3 229 (12.05%) C#
4 194 (10.21%) JavaScript
5 130 (6.84%) PL/SQL
6 95 (5.00%) C++
7 60 (3.16%) VB
8 59 (3.11%) Python
9 53 (2.79%) C
10 52 (2.74%) Shell Script
11 39 (2.05%) Perl
12 38 (2.00%) VBScript
13 37 (1.95%) Ruby
14 35 (1.84%) PHP
15 25 (1.32%) PowerShell
16 24 (1.26%) Apex Code
17 23 (1.21%) T-SQL
18 21 (1.11%) VB.NET
19 18 (0.95%) ABAP
20 15 (0.79%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 278 (14.63%) Degree
2 181 (9.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 133 (7.00%) MCSE
4 130 (6.84%) MCITP
5 80 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
6 66 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 64 (3.37%) Security Cleared
8 55 (2.89%) MCTS
9 50 (2.63%) CCNA
10 39 (2.05%) CCNP
11 37 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
12 28 (1.47%) SC Cleared
13 26 (1.37%) DV Cleared
14 22 (1.16%) CCA
15 21 (1.11%) VCAP
16 20 (1.05%) NCIE
17 19 (1.00%) NCDA
18 18 (0.95%) ISEB
18 18 (0.95%) MCP
19 17 (0.89%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.16%) SLA
2 49 (2.58%) QA
3 23 (1.21%) HL7
4 21 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 19 (1.00%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.47%) COBIT
7 8 (0.42%) ISO 9000
8 6 (0.32%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.11%) IAS 39
12 1 (0.053%) JSP 440
System Software
1 222 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 195 (10.26%) Active Directory
3 183 (9.63%) Hyper-V
4 99 (5.21%) XenApp
5 85 (4.47%) vSphere
6 74 (3.89%) XenDesktop
7 50 (2.63%) XenServer
8 34 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
9 27 (1.42%) VMware ESX
10 20 (1.05%) Terminal Server
11 11 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (0.53%) vCloud
13 9 (0.47%) KVM
13 9 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
14 7 (0.37%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 6 (0.32%) NFS
15 6 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.26%) Squid
16 5 (0.26%) qmail
Systems Management
1 68 (3.58%) SCCM
2 49 (2.58%) SCOM
3 35 (1.84%) Backup Exec
4 26 (1.37%) NetBackup
5 20 (1.05%) SCSM
6 16 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
7 15 (0.79%) SCVMM
8 11 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
8 11 (0.58%) XenMobile
9 9 (0.47%) HP UCMDB
9 9 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
10 8 (0.42%) Tivoli
10 8 (0.42%) Nagios
10 8 (0.42%) WSUS
11 6 (0.32%) Puppet
12 5 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (0.26%) MOM
12 5 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 603 (31.74%) Microsoft
2 507 (26.68%) Oracle
3 330 (17.37%) VMware
4 220 (11.58%) Citrix
5 164 (8.63%) Cisco
6 134 (7.05%) HP
7 92 (4.84%) SAP
7 92 (4.84%) NetApp
8 84 (4.42%) IBM
9 58 (3.05%) JBoss
10 55 (2.89%) EMC
11 53 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
12 51 (2.68%) CheckPoint
13 46 (2.42%) Dell
14 43 (2.26%) Symantec
15 42 (2.21%) Business Objects
16 40 (2.11%) Juniper
16 40 (2.11%) F5
17 31 (1.63%) Sun
18 29 (1.53%) Red Hat
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + On-Call + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Overtime + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Somerset
Accudo Contract Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + exc commission structure + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + car or £445/mth car allowance + £5K bonus +
Posted: 2 days ago