The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 62 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 6 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.11% 2.89% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 3.11% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 12
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Technical Consultant
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
532 354 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.34% 93.16% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 384 279 229
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Watford region.

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in Watford

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (95.65%) VMware
3 17 (73.91%) HP
3 17 (73.91%) Hyper-V
4 16 (69.57%) Time Management
4 16 (69.57%) MS Excel
5 15 (65.22%) MS Exchange
5 15 (65.22%) Lync
6 14 (60.87%) MCITP
6 14 (60.87%) SCCM
6 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (56.52%) SAN
7 13 (56.52%) XenApp
7 13 (56.52%) XenDesktop
8 12 (52.17%) Office 365
8 12 (52.17%) DNS
9 11 (47.83%) Cisco
9 11 (47.83%) CCNP
9 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (47.83%) XenServer
10 10 (43.48%) vSphere
10 10 (43.48%) NetApp
11 9 (39.13%) Citrix
11 9 (39.13%) iSCSI
12 8 (34.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (34.78%) NCDA
12 8 (34.78%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (34.78%) Windows
13 7 (30.43%) MCSE
13 7 (30.43%) EMC

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 15 (65.22%) MS Exchange
1 15 (65.22%) Lync
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.70%) SAS
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (69.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) SAN
2 12 (52.17%) DNS
3 9 (39.13%) iSCSI
4 7 (30.43%) Firewall
5 6 (26.09%) VPN
6 2 (8.70%) NAS
6 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.35%) FlexPod
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Time Management
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (60.87%) MCITP
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) CCNP
3 8 (34.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (34.78%) NCDA
4 7 (30.43%) NCIE
4 7 (30.43%) MCSE
5 6 (26.09%) VCAP
6 4 (17.39%) MCTS
7 2 (8.70%) CCNA
8 1 (4.35%) CCA
8 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Hyper-V
2 13 (56.52%) XenApp
2 13 (56.52%) XenDesktop
3 11 (47.83%) XenServer
4 10 (43.48%) vSphere
5 8 (34.78%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
9 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (60.87%) SCCM
2 5 (21.74%) SCOM
3 4 (17.39%) NetBackup
3 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (95.65%) VMware
3 17 (73.91%) HP
4 11 (47.83%) Cisco
5 10 (43.48%) NetApp
6 9 (39.13%) Citrix
7 7 (30.43%) EMC
8 6 (26.09%) Dell
9 5 (21.74%) IBM
10 4 (17.39%) Symantec
10 4 (17.39%) Veeam
10 4 (17.39%) PlateSpin
11 2 (8.70%) WatchGuard
11 2 (8.70%) Juniper