The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 168 143 153
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 29 59 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 1.18% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.24% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23 48 35
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £51,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4722 4767 4494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.49% 95.17% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3941 3993 3869
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Technical Consultant
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +1 17 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Coventry +13 13 £47,500 -15.55%
Worcestershire 0 2 £45,000 -
Warwickshire +3 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Solihull -10 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Wolverhampton -11 1 £45,000 -
Dudley - 1 £35,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £35,000 -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 43 (54.43%) Microsoft
2 39 (49.37%) Windows
3 35 (44.30%) SQL Server
4 24 (30.38%) Degree
5 22 (27.85%) MS Office
6 20 (25.32%) Active Directory
7 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
8 17 (21.52%) MS Excel
8 17 (21.52%) Finance
8 17 (21.52%) VMware
9 15 (18.99%) ITIL
9 15 (18.99%) MS Exchange
9 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (17.72%) HP
10 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (16.46%) SCCM
11 13 (16.46%) SCOM
11 13 (16.46%) MCITP
11 13 (16.46%) MCSE
11 13 (16.46%) Python
11 13 (16.46%) VBScript
11 13 (16.46%) Migration
12 12 (15.19%) SQL
13 11 (13.92%) C#
13 11 (13.92%) Citrix
13 11 (13.92%) Cisco
13 11 (13.92%) Front Office
14 10 (12.66%) Clustering
14 10 (12.66%) NetApp
14 10 (12.66%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (18.99%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.66%) Lync
3 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.53%) IIS
6 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.53%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.27%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 22 (27.85%) MS Office
2 17 (21.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.13%) SAN
3 7 (8.86%) Internet
4 5 (6.33%) Unified Communications
5 4 (5.06%) Firewall
6 3 (3.80%) NAS
6 3 (3.80%) Wireless
7 2 (2.53%) DNS
7 2 (2.53%) DHCP
7 2 (2.53%) Intranet
7 2 (2.53%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.27%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (44.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.59%) RDBMS
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.53%) DTS
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.80%) MSI
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Front Office
3 10 (12.66%) Retail
3 10 (12.66%) Marketing
4 6 (7.59%) Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Billing
5 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.27%) Advertising
6 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) .NET
2 5 (6.33%) HTML
2 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.33%) CSS
3 4 (5.06%) XML
3 4 (5.06%) WinForms
3 4 (5.06%) Spring.NET
3 4 (5.06%) WPF
3 4 (5.06%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.06%) NHibernate
3 4 (5.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (5.06%) Castle Windsor
4 3 (3.80%) Application Packaging
4 3 (3.80%) Web Services
5 2 (2.53%) COM
6 1 (1.27%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Clustering
2 6 (7.59%) FlexPod
3 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.80%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.80%) Social Media
6 2 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.53%) Replication
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.27%) RMADS
7 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 39 (49.37%) Windows
2 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.53%) UNIX
5 2 (2.53%) Solaris
5 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) ITIL
2 13 (16.46%) Migration
3 8 (10.13%) ETRM
4 6 (7.59%) Project Management
4 6 (7.59%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (7.59%) Analytics
5 5 (6.33%) Change Control
5 5 (6.33%) Data Protection
5 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.06%) CRM
6 4 (5.06%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (5.06%) TDD
6 4 (5.06%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (5.06%) AOP
7 3 (3.80%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (3.80%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.80%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (3.80%) Business Development
7 3 (3.80%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.80%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.46%) Python
1 13 (16.46%) VBScript
2 12 (15.19%) SQL
3 11 (13.92%) C#
4 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.53%) C
5 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.53%) Korn
6 1 (1.27%) XPath
6 1 (1.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 24 (30.38%) Degree
2 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (16.46%) MCITP
3 13 (16.46%) MCSE
4 8 (10.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (7.59%) MCTS
6 5 (6.33%) VCAP
7 2 (2.53%) CCA
7 2 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.53%) OCP
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (2.53%) MCSA
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.53%) CCEE
7 2 (2.53%) CCIA
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (1.27%) NCDA
8 1 (1.27%) NCIE
8 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 20 (25.32%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.86%) vSphere
4 7 (8.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (7.59%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (5.06%) UAG
6 4 (5.06%) XenApp
6 4 (5.06%) XenServer
6 4 (5.06%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.80%) vCloud
8 2 (2.53%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (16.46%) SCCM
1 13 (16.46%) SCOM
2 4 (5.06%) MOM
2 4 (5.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (5.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (5.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (3.80%) SCDPM
3 3 (3.80%) SCVMM
3 3 (3.80%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.53%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.53%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.27%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.27%) SCSM
5 1 (1.27%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (54.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.52%) VMware
3 14 (17.72%) HP
4 11 (13.92%) Citrix
4 11 (13.92%) Cisco
5 10 (12.66%) NetApp
6 9 (11.39%) Oracle
7 8 (10.13%) Reuters
7 8 (10.13%) Bloomberg
8 6 (7.59%) Dell
8 6 (7.59%) EMC
9 5 (6.33%) IBM
10 4 (5.06%) Symantec
11 2 (2.53%) SAP
11 2 (2.53%) AppSense
11 2 (2.53%) Clearswift
11 2 (2.53%) Mercator
11 2 (2.53%) Trayport
12 1 (1.27%) Facebook
12 1 (1.27%) Twitter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Car / Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago