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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 361 316 271
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 798 938 1120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.86% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.91% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 638 771 1003
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £63,125
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -

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
105270 103197 109388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 87760 83673 94207
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -34 770 £47,500 -5.00% 88
London -5 381 £55,000 - 35
South East -43 159 £40,000 -20.00% 15
City of London +25 91 £55,000 - 18
South West +7 52 £40,000 - 3
West Midlands -14 46 £40,000 -20.00% 9
North West -37 34 £42,500 -10.52% 14
Birmingham 0 32 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Berkshire -23 32 £52,500 - 4
Yorkshire -49 32 £44,500 +1.71% 3
Surrey -12 31 £42,500 -10.52% 3
East of England -46 29 £42,500 -21.29% 4
Buckinghamshire +5 24 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Manchester -50 24 £41,250 +3.12% 10
Hampshire -43 22 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Kent +10 21 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Wiltshire +8 19 £38,750 -8.82% 1
Reading -20 16 £50,000 -4.76%
West Yorkshire -39 16 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Swindon +18 15 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Southampton +8 15 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Cambridgeshire -12 15 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Gloucestershire -12 15 £41,000 -3.52%
East Midlands -1 13 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Scotland -7 13 £45,000 -2.17% 1
Cambridge -6 12 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Brighton 0 11 £38,000 +1.33%
East Sussex -3 11 £38,000 +1.33%
South Yorkshire -9 11 £40,000 -20.00%
Sheffield -13 11 £40,000 -20.00%

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 528 (32.98%) Microsoft
2 518 (32.35%) Windows
3 458 (28.61%) SQL
4 365 (22.80%) Oracle
4 365 (22.80%) SQL Server
5 322 (20.11%) Finance
6 313 (19.55%) Java
7 299 (18.68%) VMware
8 292 (18.24%) Degree
9 236 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 236 (14.74%) .NET
10 235 (14.68%) C#
11 228 (14.24%) MS Excel
12 212 (13.24%) JavaScript
13 193 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
14 191 (11.93%) XML
15 175 (10.93%) HTML
16 174 (10.87%) Citrix
17 172 (10.74%) MS Exchange
18 155 (9.68%) ITIL
19 154 (9.62%) Cisco
20 151 (9.43%) Active Directory
21 148 (9.24%) Windows Server 2008
22 142 (8.87%) Project Management
23 141 (8.81%) Hyper-V
24 139 (8.68%) Firewall
24 139 (8.68%) MCSE
25 136 (8.49%) Linux
26 128 (8.00%) CRM
27 127 (7.93%) Banking

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 172 (10.74%) MS Exchange
2 93 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 91 (5.68%) IIS
4 69 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 60 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 57 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 54 (3.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 48 (3.00%) JBoss
9 44 (2.75%) WebSphere
10 42 (2.62%) Lync
11 35 (2.19%) Apache
12 30 (1.87%) WebLogic
13 24 (1.50%) Tomcat
14 23 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
15 21 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 20 (1.25%) ArcGIS
17 18 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2000
18 17 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
19 10 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
20 9 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 228 (14.24%) MS Excel
2 102 (6.37%) MS Office
3 14 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.50%) InfoPath
5 8 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.37%) Acrobat
7 6 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.37%) InDesign
8 4 (0.25%) MS Project
9 3 (0.19%) SPSS
9 3 (0.19%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 49 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 49 (3.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 46 (2.87%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
4 14 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
5 11 (0.69%) SAP CRM
6 9 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
6 9 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (0.50%) Summit
7 8 (0.50%) Temenos T24
7 8 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.44%) FLEXCUBE
8 7 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
8 7 (0.44%) SAP FI
8 7 (0.44%) Finacle
9 6 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
9 6 (0.37%) SAP MM
9 6 (0.37%) SAP Business One
10 5 (0.31%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 68 (4.25%) Office 365
2 49 (3.06%) SaaS
3 35 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (1.31%) Force.com
5 10 (0.62%) PaaS
6 9 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (0.50%) IaaS
8 7 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.31%) Pure360
10 1 (0.062%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.062%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 139 (8.68%) Firewall
2 107 (6.68%) TCP/IP
3 95 (5.93%) SAN
4 69 (4.31%) DNS
5 64 (4.00%) WAN
6 63 (3.94%) LAN
7 59 (3.69%) Internet
8 51 (3.19%) DHCP
9 40 (2.50%) VPN
10 28 (1.75%) LDAP
11 25 (1.56%) Wireless
11 25 (1.56%) VLAN
12 19 (1.19%) NetScaler
13 18 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (1.12%) Unified Communications
13 18 (1.12%) Network Security
13 18 (1.12%) iSCSI
14 17 (1.06%) SSL
15 14 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
16 13 (0.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (22.80%) SQL Server
2 87 (5.43%) Relational Database
3 50 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (3.00%) MySQL
5 40 (2.50%) Oracle Discoverer
5 40 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 37 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (2.19%) Oracle Database
8 34 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
9 32 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 28 (1.75%) DB2
10 28 (1.75%) Big Data
11 26 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
12 25 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 16 (1.00%) Hadoop
14 15 (0.94%) Data Mining
15 13 (0.81%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 50 (3.12%) Oracle Forms
2 18 (1.12%) Eclipse
3 13 (0.81%) Visual Studio
4 12 (0.75%) PowerBuilder
5 7 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (0.37%) WebLogic Workshop
6 6 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (0.37%) SoapUI
7 5 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.31%) CruiseControl
7 5 (0.31%) InstallShield
7 5 (0.31%) AdminStudio
7 5 (0.31%) JMeter
8 4 (0.25%) Xcode
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.19%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.19%) Subversion
9 3 (0.19%) JIRA
9 3 (0.19%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.19%) ClearCase
General
1 322 (20.11%) Finance
2 127 (7.93%) Banking
3 86 (5.37%) Telecoms
4 53 (3.31%) Marketing
5 36 (2.25%) Advertising
6 32 (2.00%) Front Office
7 27 (1.69%) Retail
8 22 (1.37%) Investment Banking
9 16 (1.00%) French Language
9 16 (1.00%) German Language
10 15 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.75%) Back Office
11 12 (0.75%) Billing
11 12 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.75%) Local Government
12 9 (0.56%) General Ledger
12 9 (0.56%) Spanish Language
12 9 (0.56%) Law
13 8 (0.50%) Legal
14 7 (0.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (14.74%) .NET
2 191 (11.93%) XML
3 175 (10.93%) HTML
4 113 (7.06%) Web Services
5 97 (6.06%) CSS
6 61 (3.81%) SOAP
7 53 (3.31%) ASP.NET
8 38 (2.37%) HTML5
9 35 (2.19%) Ajax
10 29 (1.81%) J2EE
10 29 (1.81%) XSLT
11 25 (1.56%) Middleware
11 25 (1.56%) .NET Framework
12 24 (1.50%) jQuery
13 22 (1.37%) JSP
14 21 (1.31%) REST
15 20 (1.25%) WCF
16 19 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
17 18 (1.12%) JSON
18 17 (1.06%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 101 (6.31%) Computer Science
2 93 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
4 59 (3.69%) Management Information System
5 30 (1.87%) GIS
6 27 (1.69%) Open Source
7 22 (1.37%) Blackberry
8 21 (1.31%) Mathematics
9 20 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
10 18 (1.12%) Mobile App
11 17 (1.06%) N-Tier
12 16 (1.00%) Replication
13 15 (0.94%) Data Structures
13 15 (0.94%) Social Media
14 13 (0.81%) Clustering
15 12 (0.75%) EFT
16 11 (0.69%) Mainframe
17 10 (0.62%) Data Integration
18 9 (0.56%) User Experience
19 8 (0.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 518 (32.35%) Windows
2 148 (9.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 136 (8.49%) Linux
4 106 (6.62%) UNIX
5 103 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 74 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 53 (3.31%) Windows 7
8 41 (2.56%) Solaris
9 38 (2.37%) Windows 8
10 36 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 33 (2.06%) Windows 2000 Server
12 26 (1.62%) AIX
13 20 (1.25%) Mac OS X
14 18 (1.12%) Android
15 17 (1.06%) Apple iOS
16 16 (1.00%) Windows XP
17 11 (0.69%) HPUX
18 9 (0.56%) zOS
19 2 (0.12%) MVS
19 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (9.68%) ITIL
2 142 (8.87%) Project Management
3 128 (8.00%) CRM
4 100 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 97 (6.06%) Workflow
6 84 (5.25%) Service Management
7 82 (5.12%) Mentoring
8 75 (4.68%) Migration
8 75 (4.68%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (4.25%) Business Development
10 67 (4.18%) OO
11 63 (3.94%) Data Management
12 57 (3.56%) PRINCE2
13 53 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
14 52 (3.25%) Analytics
15 51 (3.19%) Software Engineering
16 50 (3.12%) UML
17 49 (3.06%) Service Delivery
18 46 (2.87%) E-Commerce
18 46 (2.87%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 458 (28.61%) SQL
2 313 (19.55%) Java
3 235 (14.68%) C#
4 212 (13.24%) JavaScript
5 93 (5.81%) PL/SQL
6 85 (5.31%) Python
7 66 (4.12%) VBScript
8 55 (3.44%) C++
9 53 (3.31%) C
10 38 (2.37%) PowerShell
11 35 (2.19%) PHP
12 33 (2.06%) VB
13 31 (1.94%) T-SQL
14 30 (1.87%) Shell Script
15 25 (1.56%) Perl
16 23 (1.44%) Ruby
17 21 (1.31%) ABAP
18 20 (1.25%) VBA
19 14 (0.87%) VB.NET
19 14 (0.87%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 292 (18.24%) Degree
2 193 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 139 (8.68%) MCSE
4 105 (6.56%) MCITP
5 75 (4.68%) Security Cleared
6 55 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
7 44 (2.75%) CCNA
8 42 (2.62%) MCP
9 41 (2.56%) MCTS
10 36 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 35 (2.19%) SC Cleared
12 28 (1.75%) MCSA
13 22 (1.37%) DV Cleared
13 22 (1.37%) NCIE
14 20 (1.25%) MCSD
15 19 (1.19%) MCDBA
16 18 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
16 18 (1.12%) NCDA
17 14 (0.87%) CISSP
17 14 (0.87%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.25%) ISO 9001
2 34 (2.12%) SLA
3 26 (1.62%) QA
4 13 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 7 (0.44%) COBIT
7 5 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.31%) EMIR
7 5 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.19%) HL7
8 3 (0.19%) GAAP
9 1 (0.062%) GPG13
System Software
1 236 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 151 (9.43%) Active Directory
3 141 (8.81%) Hyper-V
4 88 (5.50%) XenApp
5 73 (4.56%) XenDesktop
6 56 (3.50%) vSphere
7 30 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
8 18 (1.12%) XenServer
9 13 (0.81%) vCloud
10 10 (0.62%) VMware ESX
11 8 (0.50%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.44%) NFS
13 6 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
14 5 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 4 (0.25%) ISA Server
16 3 (0.19%) RACF
16 3 (0.19%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.19%) KVM
17 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Directory Server
17 2 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 70 (4.37%) SCCM
2 47 (2.94%) SCOM
3 29 (1.81%) SCVMM
4 26 (1.62%) Backup Exec
5 17 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
6 16 (1.00%) SCOrch
7 15 (0.94%) NetBackup
8 11 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (0.69%) XenMobile
9 8 (0.50%) Puppet
9 8 (0.50%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.44%) OpenView
10 7 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 6 (0.37%) Windows Intune
11 6 (0.37%) HP UCMDB
11 6 (0.37%) WSUS
11 6 (0.37%) Data Guard
11 6 (0.37%) Control-M
12 5 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.31%) SCSM
Vendors
1 528 (32.98%) Microsoft
2 365 (22.80%) Oracle
3 299 (18.68%) VMware
4 174 (10.87%) Citrix
5 154 (9.62%) Cisco
6 105 (6.56%) HP
7 103 (6.43%) NetApp
8 85 (5.31%) IBM
9 62 (3.87%) SAP
10 51 (3.19%) CheckPoint
11 44 (2.75%) Red Hat
12 38 (2.37%) EMC
13 37 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
13 37 (2.31%) Symantec
14 34 (2.12%) F5
15 30 (1.87%) Sun
16 29 (1.81%) Juniper
17 27 (1.69%) Avaya
17 27 (1.69%) ESRI
18 26 (1.62%) Dell
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance & benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum £65,000 + 15% Bonus + Car + Pension + more
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lumesse
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £7,200 Car allowance +15% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus, Pension, Health & package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
TFM Networks
Salary: Competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + £6,600 car allowance, and benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago