The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Technical Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 186 179 180
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 37 34 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.67% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.69% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 34 26 43
Median salary £57,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,100 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +17.64%
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
5405 4923 5558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.90% 97.10% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4288 4148 4894
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Technical Consultant in the job title.

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 5 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -10 26 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Warwickshire +15 5 £60,000 +84.61%
Staffordshire - 3 £47,500 -
West Bromwich +2 1 £52,000 +40.54%
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Technical Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 33 (55.00%) Windows
2 32 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 27 (45.00%) SQL
4 24 (40.00%) Java
4 24 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 24 (40.00%) Finance
5 23 (38.33%) JBoss
5 23 (38.33%) Oracle
5 23 (38.33%) WebSphere
6 22 (36.67%) Banking
7 20 (33.33%) Linux
7 20 (33.33%) Unix
7 20 (33.33%) SOA
8 19 (31.67%) XML
8 19 (31.67%) Java EE
9 18 (30.00%) HTML
9 18 (30.00%) DB2
9 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 18 (30.00%) Retail
10 16 (26.67%) SSL
10 16 (26.67%) High Availability
11 15 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 15 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 15 (25.00%) WebLogic
11 15 (25.00%) Telecoms
12 14 (23.33%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (23.33%) Citrix
12 14 (23.33%) RDBMS
12 14 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (23.33%) Relational Database

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (38.33%) JBoss
1 23 (38.33%) WebSphere
2 15 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 14 (23.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (6.67%) IIS
6 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Office 365
2 4 (6.67%) Heroku
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.67%) Force.com
4 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) SSL
2 15 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.67%) DNS
4 6 (10.00%) DHCP
4 6 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (6.67%) Firewall
6 3 (5.00%) LAN
6 3 (5.00%) VLAN
6 3 (5.00%) WAN
7 2 (3.33%) SAN
7 2 (3.33%) VPN
8 1 (1.67%) ADSL
8 1 (1.67%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.67%) Internet
8 1 (1.67%) IPsec
8 1 (1.67%) IPv4
8 1 (1.67%) MPLS
8 1 (1.67%) PSTN
8 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (30.00%) DB2
3 14 (23.33%) RDBMS
3 14 (23.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Log4j
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 22 (36.67%) Banking
3 18 (30.00%) Retail
4 15 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 14 (23.33%) Retail Banking
6 5 (8.33%) International Banking
7 4 (6.67%) Advertising
8 3 (5.00%) Financial Institution
8 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.67%) Automotive
9 1 (1.67%) Back Office
9 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) Java EE
1 19 (31.67%) XML
2 18 (30.00%) HTML
3 6 (10.00%) J2EE
3 6 (10.00%) Web Services
4 5 (8.33%) Visualforce
5 4 (6.67%) .NET
5 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.00%) CSS
6 3 (5.00%) JMS
6 3 (5.00%) JSP
7 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.67%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.67%) iPad
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.00%) Windows
2 20 (33.33%) Linux
2 20 (33.33%) Unix
3 10 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) SOA
2 16 (26.67%) High Availability
3 14 (23.33%) Time Management
4 8 (13.33%) CRM
5 7 (11.67%) Line Management
5 7 (11.67%) Project Management
6 6 (10.00%) Presales
7 4 (6.67%) Migration
8 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.00%) Business Transformation
8 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.00%) ERP
8 3 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (5.00%) TDD
8 3 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (5.00%) Wealth Management
8 3 (5.00%) Web Development
8 3 (5.00%) Workflow
9 2 (3.33%) Change Control
9 2 (3.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) SQL
2 24 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (8.33%) Apex Code
4 4 (6.67%) C#
5 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.33%) CCNA
2 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.33%) MCSA
3 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (1.67%) CCNP
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.67%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.67%) XenApp
3 4 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (5.00%) XenServer
5 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.67%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) Oracle
2 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (23.33%) Citrix
4 12 (20.00%) VMware
5 5 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (8.33%) Sybase
6 4 (6.67%) SAP
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco
7 3 (5.00%) Cognizant
7 3 (5.00%) IBM
7 3 (5.00%) Misys
7 3 (5.00%) SonicWALL
8 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.33%) Epicor
8 2 (3.33%) IFS
8 2 (3.33%) Veeam
9 1 (1.67%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.67%) Dell
9 1 (1.67%) HP
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