The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 166 176 151
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 48 24 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.49% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.51% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 45 19 46
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Technical Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5103 4706 4800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.37% 95.40% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4340 3939 4011
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Consultant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Technical Consultant Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Technical Consultant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
Birmingham 0 30 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Wolverhampton +11 3 £46,250 +2.77%
Worcestershire -6 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Coventry -22 3 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Shropshire - 3 £40,750 - 2
Dudley -9 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Warwickshire -10 1 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Staffordshire - 1 £27,500 - 3
Walsall - 1 £50,000 -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 37 (41.11%) Windows
2 36 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 34 (37.78%) SQL
4 32 (35.56%) Linux
5 31 (34.44%) UNIX
6 28 (31.11%) SQL Server
7 27 (30.00%) Java
8 26 (28.89%) Oracle
9 24 (26.67%) MS Excel
9 24 (26.67%) SOA
10 22 (24.44%) DB2
10 22 (24.44%) WebSphere
11 21 (23.33%) WebSphere Application Server
12 16 (17.78%) Web Services
12 16 (17.78%) IBM
13 15 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 15 (16.67%) HTML
13 15 (16.67%) Finance
14 14 (15.56%) Retail
14 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (15.56%) Business Objects
15 13 (14.44%) XML
15 13 (14.44%) MCSE
15 13 (14.44%) Mainframe
15 13 (14.44%) VMware
15 13 (14.44%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (13.33%) ISPF
16 12 (13.33%) CICS
16 12 (13.33%) MVS
16 12 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 22 (24.44%) WebSphere
2 21 (23.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (13.33%) CICS
3 12 (13.33%) MQSeries
4 11 (12.22%) JBoss
5 9 (10.00%) Lync
6 6 (6.67%) IIS
6 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
6 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.22%) Apache
8 1 (1.11%) NServiceBus
8 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.78%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS Project
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Cordys
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.11%) Office 365
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.00%) SSL
3 6 (6.67%) Unified Communications
4 3 (3.33%) SAN
5 2 (2.22%) SNMP
5 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.22%) Network Security
6 1 (1.11%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 22 (24.44%) DB2
3 10 (11.11%) MySQL
4 9 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (8.89%) NoSQL
6 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (4.44%) Big Data
9 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.11%) Subversion
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (16.67%) Finance
2 14 (15.56%) Retail
3 11 (12.22%) Banking
3 11 (12.22%) Telecoms
4 9 (10.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.33%) Marketing
6 2 (2.22%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.78%) Web Services
2 15 (16.67%) HTML
3 13 (14.44%) XML
4 12 (13.33%) ISPF
4 12 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (10.00%) Java EE
6 7 (7.78%) .NET
7 4 (4.44%) CSS
8 3 (3.33%) jQuery
9 2 (2.22%) J2EE
9 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.22%) WCF
10 1 (1.11%) Ajax
10 1 (1.11%) WPF
10 1 (1.11%) COM
10 1 (1.11%) JSP
10 1 (1.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Mainframe
1 13 (14.44%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.56%) Replication
3 3 (3.33%) iSeries
4 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.11%) Open Source
5 1 (1.11%) User Experience
5 1 (1.11%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 37 (41.11%) Windows
2 32 (35.56%) Linux
3 31 (34.44%) UNIX
4 12 (13.33%) MVS
4 12 (13.33%) AIX
4 12 (13.33%) Solaris
5 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.11%) OS/390
9 1 (1.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.67%) SOA
2 10 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 10 (11.11%) High Availability
3 9 (10.00%) Time Management
3 9 (10.00%) Migration
4 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (6.67%) Workflow
4 6 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 4 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.33%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.33%) ETL
8 2 (2.22%) ERP
8 2 (2.22%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.22%) Scrum
8 2 (2.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.78%) SQL
2 27 (30.00%) Java
3 15 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.33%) JCL
4 12 (13.33%) Perl
5 9 (10.00%) PHP
6 8 (8.89%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.44%) C#
7 4 (4.44%) COBOL
8 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.22%) C
9 2 (2.22%) R
10 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (14.44%) MCSE
3 8 (8.89%) MCITP
4 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.44%) CCNP
6 4 (4.44%) MCSA
6 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.44%) MCTS
7 3 (3.33%) Degree
7 3 (3.33%) CCVP
8 2 (2.22%) CCA
8 2 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.22%) ISEB
8 2 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.11%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
1 2 (2.22%) QA
1 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.44%) vSphere
4 3 (3.33%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.22%) XenApp
6 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.11%) vCloud
6 1 (1.11%) XenServer
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (13.33%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.33%) SCOM
2 3 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.22%) SCCM
3 2 (2.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 36 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (28.89%) Oracle
3 16 (17.78%) IBM
4 14 (15.56%) Business Objects
5 13 (14.44%) VMware
6 8 (8.89%) Citrix
7 7 (7.78%) Cisco
8 5 (5.56%) NetApp
8 5 (5.56%) HP
8 5 (5.56%) EMC
9 4 (4.44%) Mitel
9 4 (4.44%) Avaya
9 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.44%) Aruba
10 3 (3.33%) Veeam
10 3 (3.33%) LANDesk
11 2 (2.22%) Metastorm
11 2 (2.22%) OpenText
11 2 (2.22%) CommVault
11 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
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