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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 65 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 8 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.51% 1.63% 4.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.72% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 15
Average salary £50,000 £36,250 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -15.69%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
519 348 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.92% 94.57% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 372 266 238
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (95.83%) VMware
3 18 (75.00%) HP
3 18 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 18 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 18 (75.00%) Lync
4 17 (70.83%) SCCM
4 17 (70.83%) Time Management
4 17 (70.83%) MS Excel
5 15 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (62.50%) MCITP
6 14 (58.33%) XenApp
6 14 (58.33%) XenDesktop
6 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (58.33%) SAN
6 14 (58.33%) Cisco
6 14 (58.33%) CCNP
7 12 (50.00%) DNS
7 12 (50.00%) Office 365
8 11 (45.83%) NCDA
8 11 (45.83%) vSphere
8 11 (45.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (45.83%) NetApp
9 10 (41.67%) EMC
9 10 (41.67%) Citrix
9 10 (41.67%) MCSE
9 10 (41.67%) Firewall
9 10 (41.67%) iSCSI
9 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (41.67%) NCIE

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 18 (75.00%) Lync
2 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (20.83%) SAS
3 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (70.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) SAN
2 12 (50.00%) DNS
3 10 (41.67%) Firewall
3 10 (41.67%) iSCSI
4 9 (37.50%) VPN
5 5 (20.83%) NetScaler
5 5 (20.83%) NAS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.17%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Time Management
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) Network Design
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (62.50%) MCITP
2 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (58.33%) CCNP
3 11 (45.83%) NCDA
3 11 (45.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (41.67%) MCSE
4 10 (41.67%) NCIE
5 9 (37.50%) VCAP
6 5 (20.83%) CCNA
7 4 (16.67%) MCTS
8 1 (4.17%) CCA
8 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 14 (58.33%) XenApp
2 14 (58.33%) XenDesktop
3 11 (45.83%) vSphere
4 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (37.50%) XenServer
6 8 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
8 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (70.83%) SCCM
2 6 (25.00%) SCOM
3 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 4 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (95.83%) VMware
3 18 (75.00%) HP
4 14 (58.33%) Cisco
5 11 (45.83%) NetApp
6 10 (41.67%) EMC
6 10 (41.67%) Citrix
7 9 (37.50%) Dell
8 6 (25.00%) IBM
9 5 (20.83%) Juniper
9 5 (20.83%) WatchGuard
10 4 (16.67%) Veeam
10 4 (16.67%) PlateSpin
10 4 (16.67%) Symantec
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