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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 175 181 143
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 42 33 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.61% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.64% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 39 24 34
Average salary £52,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £32,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.46%
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
5296 5183 4666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.53% 95.10% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4416 4415 3983
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 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
Birmingham +3 32 £56,250 +18.42% 3
Shropshire -7 2 £52,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £42,000 - 3
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (55.22%) Microsoft
2 25 (37.31%) Windows
3 20 (29.85%) VMware
4 19 (28.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (26.87%) Citrix
6 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
7 16 (23.88%) Active Directory
7 16 (23.88%) SharePoint
8 15 (22.39%) MS Exchange
9 14 (20.90%) HP
9 14 (20.90%) MS Office
10 13 (19.40%) MCSE
10 13 (19.40%) Degree
10 13 (19.40%) Lync
11 12 (17.91%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (17.91%) .NET
12 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
12 10 (14.93%) Front Office
12 10 (14.93%) Migration
12 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (13.43%) NetApp
14 8 (11.94%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (11.94%) Cisco
14 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
14 8 (11.94%) SQL
14 8 (11.94%) Clustering
14 8 (11.94%) Hyper-V
14 8 (11.94%) XenApp
14 8 (11.94%) Office 365
15 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 16 (23.88%) SharePoint
2 15 (22.39%) MS Exchange
3 13 (19.40%) Lync
4 12 (17.91%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.46%) IIS
6 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.99%) CMS
7 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) MS Office
2 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.49%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Office 365
2 5 (7.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.96%) SAN
2 6 (8.96%) Unified Communications
3 5 (7.46%) Firewall
4 3 (4.48%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (4.48%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (4.48%) Wireless
5 2 (2.99%) Intranet
5 2 (2.99%) Internet
5 2 (2.99%) DNS
5 2 (2.99%) NAS
5 2 (2.99%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.49%) 4G
6 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.49%) LAN
6 1 (1.49%) WAN
6 1 (1.49%) DHCP
6 1 (1.49%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) Big Data
3 3 (4.48%) DB2
4 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MSI
2 1 (1.49%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.49%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (14.93%) Front Office
2 6 (8.96%) Finance
3 4 (5.97%) Advertising
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Local Government
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) .NET
2 4 (5.97%) XML
3 3 (4.48%) Application Packaging
3 3 (4.48%) CSS
4 2 (2.99%) HTML
4 2 (2.99%) SOAP
4 2 (2.99%) Web Services
4 2 (2.99%) COM
4 2 (2.99%) JSON
5 1 (1.49%) SAP ALE
5 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Clustering
2 5 (7.46%) Social Media
3 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.48%) FlexPod
4 3 (4.48%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) User Experience
6 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.31%) Windows
2 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.46%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.99%) UNIX
4 2 (2.99%) Solaris
5 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.49%) Android
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.93%) Migration
2 7 (10.45%) Project Management
3 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
4 5 (7.46%) Big Data Analytics
4 5 (7.46%) Business Transformation
4 5 (7.46%) Analytics
4 5 (7.46%) Business Development
4 5 (7.46%) ETRM
4 5 (7.46%) CRM
4 5 (7.46%) ITIL
5 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.48%) Data Management
6 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.99%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.99%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.99%) Time Management
7 2 (2.99%) Matrix Management
7 2 (2.99%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) SQL
2 6 (8.96%) VBScript
3 5 (7.46%) C#
3 5 (7.46%) Python
4 4 (5.97%) C
5 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.48%) COBOL
6 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.99%) C++
6 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.99%) Korn
7 1 (1.49%) VB
7 1 (1.49%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (19.40%) MCSE
2 13 (19.40%) Degree
3 8 (11.94%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (8.96%) CCNA
5 6 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (8.96%) CCA
5 6 (8.96%) MCITP
6 3 (4.48%) VCAP
6 3 (4.48%) VTSP
6 3 (4.48%) NCDA
6 3 (4.48%) NCIE
6 3 (4.48%) VCDX
6 3 (4.48%) MCP
7 2 (2.99%) MCTS
7 2 (2.99%) CCEE
7 2 (2.99%) CCAA
8 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (23.88%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.94%) Hyper-V
3 8 (11.94%) XenApp
4 5 (7.46%) vSphere
5 3 (4.48%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.99%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.99%) XenServer
6 2 (2.99%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) SCCM
2 3 (4.48%) Legato
3 2 (2.99%) SCOM
3 2 (2.99%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.49%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 37 (55.22%) Microsoft
2 20 (29.85%) VMware
3 18 (26.87%) Citrix
4 14 (20.90%) HP
5 9 (13.43%) NetApp
6 8 (11.94%) Cisco
7 5 (7.46%) EMC
8 4 (5.97%) Dell
9 3 (4.48%) CommVault
9 3 (4.48%) Reuters
9 3 (4.48%) Bloomberg
9 3 (4.48%) Symantec
10 2 (2.99%) Clearswift
10 2 (2.99%) Oracle
10 2 (2.99%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.49%) Venda
11 1 (1.49%) Dialogic
11 1 (1.49%) Demandware
11 1 (1.49%) Google
11 1 (1.49%) Intershop
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £5.4K Car Allowance + Fuel Card
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Birmingham
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Salary: £65000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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