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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 179 189 171
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 43 36 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.67% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.70% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 40 31 36
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
5443 5112 5259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.12% 94.86% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4497 4274 4413
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +8 35 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Shropshire - 3 £42,500 -
Staffordshire +7 2 £43,250 +27.20% 2
Wolverhampton -3 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Dudley - 2 £40,000 -
Walsall - 2 £40,000 -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 44 (48.35%) SQL
2 39 (42.86%) Java
3 36 (39.56%) Oracle
4 34 (37.36%) WebSphere
5 33 (36.26%) Microsoft
6 30 (32.97%) Windows
7 29 (31.87%) UNIX
7 29 (31.87%) SOA
8 28 (30.77%) Web Services
9 27 (29.67%) Linux
10 26 (28.57%) DB2
10 26 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
10 26 (28.57%) IBM
11 23 (25.27%) HTML
12 21 (23.08%) SQL Server
13 19 (20.88%) BusinessObjects
13 19 (20.88%) MS Excel
14 17 (18.68%) AIX
14 17 (18.68%) Solaris
14 17 (18.68%) MQSeries
14 17 (18.68%) Perl
14 17 (18.68%) CICS
14 17 (18.68%) MVS
14 17 (18.68%) WebSphere MQ
14 17 (18.68%) Tivoli
14 17 (18.68%) JCL
14 17 (18.68%) Mainframe
14 17 (18.68%) ISPF
15 16 (17.58%) Retail
16 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 34 (37.36%) WebSphere
2 26 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 17 (18.68%) MQSeries
3 17 (18.68%) CICS
4 11 (12.09%) JBoss
5 8 (8.79%) WebLogic
5 8 (8.79%) IIS
5 8 (8.79%) Lync
6 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.10%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 19 (20.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.20%) Cordys
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.20%) SaaS
2 2 (2.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) TCP/IP
2 9 (9.89%) SSL
3 8 (8.79%) MPLS
3 8 (8.79%) OSPF
3 8 (8.79%) BGP
4 7 (7.69%) SAN
4 7 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (5.49%) IOS XR
5 5 (5.49%) NX-OS
6 3 (3.30%) Skype
6 3 (3.30%) Unified Communications
6 3 (3.30%) IPsec
6 3 (3.30%) Firewall
6 3 (3.30%) IPv4
7 2 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.20%) Network Security
7 2 (2.20%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.20%) NAS
7 2 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.10%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.57%) DB2
2 21 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 19 (20.88%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (9.89%) RDBMS
4 9 (9.89%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.10%) MySQL
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.10%) Big Data
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.10%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 16 (17.58%) Retail
2 12 (13.19%) Retail Banking
2 12 (13.19%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Banking
3 11 (12.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.30%) Private Banking
5 2 (2.20%) Marketing
5 2 (2.20%) Law
6 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.10%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.10%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.77%) Web Services
2 23 (25.27%) HTML
3 17 (18.68%) WebSphere MQ
3 17 (18.68%) ISPF
4 14 (15.38%) XML
5 9 (9.89%) J2EE
5 9 (9.89%) Java EE
6 8 (8.79%) JSP
7 7 (7.69%) .NET
7 7 (7.69%) Middleware
7 7 (7.69%) Ext JS
8 6 (6.59%) CSS
8 6 (6.59%) jQuery
9 2 (2.20%) WCF
9 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.10%) COM
10 1 (1.10%) SOAP
10 1 (1.10%) XSD
10 1 (1.10%) WPF
10 1 (1.10%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Mainframe
2 13 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (8.79%) Replication
4 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.40%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.30%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (3.30%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.30%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.20%) iSeries
8 1 (1.10%) User Experience
8 1 (1.10%) Clustering
8 1 (1.10%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.97%) Windows
2 29 (31.87%) UNIX
3 27 (29.67%) Linux
4 17 (18.68%) AIX
4 17 (18.68%) Solaris
4 17 (18.68%) MVS
5 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.10%) OS/390
8 1 (1.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.87%) SOA
2 10 (10.99%) High Availability
3 9 (9.89%) Time Management
3 9 (9.89%) Migration
4 7 (7.69%) Workflow
4 7 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (7.69%) Software Delivery
5 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
5 6 (6.59%) Business Analysis
6 4 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (4.40%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.30%) ETL
7 3 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.30%) Wealth Management
8 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.20%) Web Development
8 2 (2.20%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (2.20%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.20%) Product Management
8 2 (2.20%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.35%) SQL
2 39 (42.86%) Java
3 17 (18.68%) Perl
3 17 (18.68%) JCL
4 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.89%) COBOL
6 3 (3.30%) C#
6 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) MCSE
1 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.19%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (10.99%) Degree
4 8 (8.79%) CCNP
5 7 (7.69%) CCIE
5 7 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (6.59%) MCITP
6 6 (6.59%) CCA
6 6 (6.59%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (3.30%) CCVP
7 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.20%) CCDP
8 2 (2.20%) CCIP
9 1 (1.10%) CCNA
9 1 (1.10%) HP MASE
System Software
1 13 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.09%) Hyper-V
3 9 (9.89%) XenApp
4 8 (8.79%) XenDesktop
5 7 (7.69%) vSphere
6 6 (6.59%) XenServer
6 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (5.49%) Terminal Services
8 4 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.30%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.10%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (18.68%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (4.40%) SCOM
3 2 (2.20%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.20%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (39.56%) Oracle
2 33 (36.26%) Microsoft
3 26 (28.57%) IBM
4 15 (16.48%) Cisco
5 14 (15.38%) VMware
6 12 (13.19%) Citrix
7 10 (10.99%) CheckPoint
8 8 (8.79%) Juniper
8 8 (8.79%) Riverbed
8 8 (8.79%) F5
9 7 (7.69%) BEA
9 7 (7.69%) HP
10 4 (4.40%) NetApp
10 4 (4.40%) LANDesk
11 3 (3.30%) SonicWALL
11 3 (3.30%) Dell
11 3 (3.30%) Avaya
11 3 (3.30%) Aruba
11 3 (3.30%) Mitel
12 2 (2.20%) CommVault
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