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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 168 177 115
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 54 34 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.65% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.68% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 45 27 80
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +17.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £42,500 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +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
5327 4989 4717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.30% 95.36% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4719 4269 4097
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +6 40 £38,500 -30.00% 3
Warwickshire - 6 £52,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £38,000 - 1
Shropshire -3 1 £52,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 51 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 46 (47.92%) Windows
3 39 (40.63%) SQL Server
4 26 (27.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (22.92%) MS Office
5 22 (22.92%) MCSE
5 22 (22.92%) VMware
5 22 (22.92%) Degree
6 20 (20.83%) Front Office
6 20 (20.83%) TCP/IP
7 17 (17.71%) ITIL
8 16 (16.67%) VBScript
8 16 (16.67%) Citrix
9 15 (15.63%) Active Directory
9 15 (15.63%) HP
9 15 (15.63%) Python
9 15 (15.63%) ETRM
9 15 (15.63%) Hyper-V
10 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
10 14 (14.58%) MS Exchange
11 13 (13.54%) SharePoint
11 13 (13.54%) Migration
12 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (12.50%) Lync
13 11 (11.46%) Big Data
13 11 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (11.46%) SQL
14 10 (10.42%) NetApp
14 10 (10.42%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 14 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.54%) SharePoint
3 12 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 12 (12.50%) Lync
4 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.17%) IIS
7 3 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.08%) Apache
8 2 (2.08%) CMS
8 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
9 1 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (22.92%) MS Office
2 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.04%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Office 365
2 5 (5.21%) SaaS
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.29%) SAN
3 5 (5.21%) Unified Communications
4 4 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (3.13%) Firewall
5 3 (3.13%) Wireless
6 2 (2.08%) DNS
6 2 (2.08%) SNMP
6 2 (2.08%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.08%) NAS
6 2 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.04%) 4G
7 1 (1.04%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.04%) LAN
7 1 (1.04%) WAN
7 1 (1.04%) DHCP
7 1 (1.04%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.46%) Big Data
3 9 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.21%) MySQL
5 4 (4.17%) DB2
6 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MSI
2 1 (1.04%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.04%) AdminStudio
General
1 20 (20.83%) Front Office
2 4 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.08%) Local Government
4 1 (1.04%) Advertising
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.38%) .NET
2 3 (3.13%) CSS
2 3 (3.13%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.08%) SOAP
3 2 (2.08%) XML
3 2 (2.08%) HTML
3 2 (2.08%) JSON
4 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.04%) SAP ALE
4 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.04%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Clustering
2 5 (5.21%) Social Media
3 4 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.13%) FlexPod
5 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.04%) iSeries
6 1 (1.04%) Replication
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 46 (47.92%) Windows
2 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.21%) Linux
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.13%) UNIX
7 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.04%) Android
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.71%) ITIL
2 15 (15.63%) ETRM
3 13 (13.54%) Migration
4 7 (7.29%) Project Management
5 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 6 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 6 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 6 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
6 5 (5.21%) Business Development
6 5 (5.21%) Big Data Analytics
6 5 (5.21%) Business Transformation
6 5 (5.21%) Analytics
6 5 (5.21%) Software Engineering
6 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.17%) CRM
7 4 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.13%) Data Management
8 3 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.13%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.67%) VBScript
2 15 (15.63%) Python
3 11 (11.46%) SQL
4 7 (7.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.25%) R
6 4 (4.17%) COBOL
7 3 (3.13%) PHP
7 3 (3.13%) C
7 3 (3.13%) C#
7 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.08%) C++
9 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.04%) VB
9 1 (1.04%) ABAP
9 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (27.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (22.92%) MCSE
2 22 (22.92%) Degree
3 9 (9.38%) MCITP
4 8 (8.33%) CCNA
4 8 (8.33%) CCA
4 8 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (7.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.17%) MCTS
6 4 (4.17%) NCDA
6 4 (4.17%) NCIE
7 3 (3.13%) VCAP
7 3 (3.13%) VTSP
7 3 (3.13%) MCP
7 3 (3.13%) VCDX
8 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.04%) VCP5
9 1 (1.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (15.63%) Active Directory
1 15 (15.63%) Hyper-V
2 11 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.33%) XenApp
4 5 (5.21%) vSphere
5 3 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.04%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.04%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) SCCM
2 5 (5.21%) SCOM
3 3 (3.13%) Legato
4 2 (2.08%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.08%) SCSM
4 2 (2.08%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Intune
4 2 (2.08%) WMI
5 1 (1.04%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 51 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.92%) VMware
3 16 (16.67%) Citrix
4 15 (15.63%) HP
5 10 (10.42%) NetApp
6 9 (9.38%) Cisco
7 8 (8.33%) Reuters
7 8 (8.33%) Bloomberg
8 3 (3.13%) Symantec
8 3 (3.13%) Oracle
8 3 (3.13%) EMC
8 3 (3.13%) CommVault
9 2 (2.08%) Dell
9 2 (2.08%) IBM
9 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.04%) Avaya
10 1 (1.04%) BT
10 1 (1.04%) ATG
10 1 (1.04%) SAP
10 1 (1.04%) Nortel
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