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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 185 171 179
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 35 44 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.80% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.84% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 31 40 23
Average salary £55,000 £51,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.84% +45.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,210 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
5349 5222 5236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.06% 95.40% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4458 4332 4448
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +5 31 £75,000 +30.43% 3
Coventry -7 2 £45,000 -
Dudley - 2 £40,000 -
Walsall - 2 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £40,000 - 1
Solihull +2 1 £65,000 +52.94%
Shropshire -6 1 £42,500 -18.26%
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 39 (45.88%) Java
2 36 (42.35%) SQL
2 36 (42.35%) Oracle
3 35 (41.18%) WebSphere
4 31 (36.47%) Web Services
5 30 (35.29%) IBM
5 30 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 26 (30.59%) Windows
7 25 (29.41%) HTML
8 21 (24.71%) UNIX
8 21 (24.71%) SOA
9 19 (22.35%) DB2
9 19 (22.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 19 (22.35%) JavaScript
9 19 (22.35%) Linux
10 17 (20.00%) Degree
11 16 (18.82%) J2EE
11 16 (18.82%) WebLogic
11 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
11 16 (18.82%) BusinessObjects
12 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (17.65%) JSP
12 15 (17.65%) MCSE
12 15 (17.65%) BEA
12 15 (17.65%) Middleware
12 15 (17.65%) Computer Science
12 15 (17.65%) Ext JS
12 15 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
12 15 (17.65%) Software Delivery
13 14 (16.47%) ISPF

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 35 (41.18%) WebSphere
2 19 (22.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 16 (18.82%) WebLogic
4 14 (16.47%) MQSeries
4 14 (16.47%) CICS
5 8 (9.41%) IIS
6 7 (8.24%) JBoss
7 4 (4.71%) Lync
8 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
8 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.35%) Cordys
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) MPLS
1 8 (9.41%) OSPF
1 8 (9.41%) BGP
2 7 (8.24%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.06%) SAN
4 5 (5.88%) IOS XR
4 5 (5.88%) NX-OS
4 5 (5.88%) SSL
5 3 (3.53%) IPv4
5 3 (3.53%) Firewall
5 3 (3.53%) Skype
5 3 (3.53%) IPsec
6 2 (2.35%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.35%) NAS
6 2 (2.35%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.18%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.18%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.35%) DB2
2 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.82%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.18%) JDeveloper
General
1 12 (14.12%) Retail
2 8 (9.41%) Retail Banking
2 8 (9.41%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.41%) Banking
3 7 (8.24%) Finance
4 3 (3.53%) Private Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Law
6 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.18%) Marketing
6 1 (1.18%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.47%) Web Services
2 25 (29.41%) HTML
3 16 (18.82%) J2EE
4 15 (17.65%) JSP
4 15 (17.65%) Middleware
4 15 (17.65%) Ext JS
5 14 (16.47%) WebSphere MQ
5 14 (16.47%) ISPF
6 9 (10.59%) jQuery
7 8 (9.41%) XML
8 6 (7.06%) .NET
9 5 (5.88%) CSS
9 5 (5.88%) Java EE
10 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
11 1 (1.18%) COM
11 1 (1.18%) SOAP
11 1 (1.18%) JSON
11 1 (1.18%) WCF
11 1 (1.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 14 (16.47%) Mainframe
3 9 (10.59%) Replication
4 8 (9.41%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.53%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.53%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.53%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.53%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (2.35%) Clustering
7 1 (1.18%) IVR
7 1 (1.18%) User Experience
7 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.18%) iSeries
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.59%) Windows
2 21 (24.71%) UNIX
3 19 (22.35%) Linux
4 14 (16.47%) AIX
4 14 (16.47%) Solaris
4 14 (16.47%) MVS
5 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.71%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.18%) OS/390
7 1 (1.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.71%) SOA
2 15 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
2 15 (17.65%) Software Delivery
3 9 (10.59%) Migration
4 7 (8.24%) Workflow
5 6 (7.06%) High Availability
6 5 (5.88%) Time Management
7 4 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.71%) Business Analysis
8 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.53%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.53%) CRM
8 3 (3.53%) ETL
8 3 (3.53%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.53%) Wealth Management
9 2 (2.35%) Web Development
9 2 (2.35%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (2.35%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.88%) Java
2 36 (42.35%) SQL
3 19 (22.35%) JavaScript
4 14 (16.47%) Perl
4 14 (16.47%) JCL
5 9 (10.59%) COBOL
6 3 (3.53%) C#
7 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) Degree
2 15 (17.65%) MCSE
2 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (8.24%) CCA
4 7 (8.24%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (8.24%) CCIE
5 6 (7.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (5.88%) MCITP
6 5 (5.88%) CCNP
7 2 (2.35%) CCIP
7 2 (2.35%) CCNA
7 2 (2.35%) CCDP
8 1 (1.18%) HP MASE
System Software
1 13 (15.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.94%) Hyper-V
3 10 (11.76%) XenApp
4 8 (9.41%) XenDesktop
5 6 (7.06%) vSphere
5 6 (7.06%) XenServer
6 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.71%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.53%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.18%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (16.47%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (4.71%) SCOM
3 2 (2.35%) SCCM
4 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (42.35%) Oracle
2 30 (35.29%) IBM
2 30 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 15 (17.65%) BEA
4 14 (16.47%) VMware
5 12 (14.12%) Cisco
5 12 (14.12%) Citrix
6 8 (9.41%) Juniper
6 8 (9.41%) HP
6 8 (9.41%) Riverbed
6 8 (9.41%) F5
7 7 (8.24%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.71%) NetApp
8 4 (4.71%) LANDesk
9 3 (3.53%) SonicWALL
9 3 (3.53%) Dell
10 2 (2.35%) CommVault
10 2 (2.35%) Metastorm
10 2 (2.35%) OpenText
10 2 (2.35%) Pega
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