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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Consultant
Rank 166 191 151
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 50 17 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.93% 0.32% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.34% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 47 13 45
Average salary £50,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £49,100
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
5083 5043 4873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.78% 94.99% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4249 4279 4032
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +14 31 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Shropshire - 4 £41,500 -
Wolverhampton +12 3 £46,250 +32.14%
Staffordshire - 3 £41,500 - 4
Coventry -10 2 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Dudley - 1 £50,000 -
Walsall - 1 £50,000 -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 41 (46.07%) SQL
2 35 (39.33%) Microsoft
3 34 (38.20%) UNIX
4 32 (35.96%) Java
4 32 (35.96%) Linux
5 31 (34.83%) Windows
6 29 (32.58%) Oracle
7 28 (31.46%) SOA
8 26 (29.21%) DB2
8 26 (29.21%) WebSphere
9 25 (28.09%) WebSphere Application Server
10 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
11 20 (22.47%) Web Services
12 19 (21.35%) IBM
13 18 (20.22%) Business Objects
14 17 (19.10%) MS Excel
14 17 (19.10%) Mainframe
14 17 (19.10%) Retail
15 16 (17.98%) ISPF
15 16 (17.98%) WebSphere MQ
15 16 (17.98%) Tivoli
15 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (17.98%) CICS
15 16 (17.98%) MVS
15 16 (17.98%) JCL
15 16 (17.98%) MQSeries
15 16 (17.98%) Perl
15 16 (17.98%) AIX
15 16 (17.98%) Solaris
16 15 (16.85%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 26 (29.21%) WebSphere
2 25 (28.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 16 (17.98%) CICS
3 16 (17.98%) MQSeries
4 11 (12.36%) JBoss
5 10 (11.24%) Lync
5 10 (11.24%) IIS
6 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.49%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.12%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 17 (19.10%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.25%) Cordys
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Office 365
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.11%) SSL
1 9 (10.11%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.62%) Unified Communications
3 4 (4.49%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (4.49%) MPLS
3 4 (4.49%) OSPF
3 4 (4.49%) BGP
4 2 (2.25%) Network Security
4 2 (2.25%) Skype
4 2 (2.25%) IOS XR
4 2 (2.25%) NX-OS
4 2 (2.25%) SAN
4 2 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.12%) SNA
5 1 (1.12%) DNS
5 1 (1.12%) DHCP
5 1 (1.12%) Internet
5 1 (1.12%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.21%) DB2
2 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.11%) RDBMS
3 9 (10.11%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (6.74%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.74%) MySQL
6 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.25%) Big Data
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.12%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 17 (19.10%) Retail
2 15 (16.85%) Finance
3 13 (14.61%) Banking
4 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
4 11 (12.36%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.37%) Marketing
6 2 (2.25%) Private Banking
6 2 (2.25%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.12%) Games
7 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.12%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.47%) Web Services
2 16 (17.98%) ISPF
2 16 (17.98%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (16.85%) HTML
4 14 (15.73%) XML
5 9 (10.11%) Java EE
6 7 (7.87%) .NET
7 4 (4.49%) CSS
8 3 (3.37%) jQuery
9 2 (2.25%) WCF
9 2 (2.25%) J2EE
9 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.25%) COM
10 1 (1.12%) XSD
10 1 (1.12%) JSP
10 1 (1.12%) WPF
10 1 (1.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Mainframe
2 15 (16.85%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (10.11%) Replication
4 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.25%) iSeries
5 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.25%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.25%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) IVR
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (38.20%) UNIX
2 32 (35.96%) Linux
3 31 (34.83%) Windows
4 16 (17.98%) MVS
4 16 (17.98%) AIX
4 16 (17.98%) Solaris
5 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.49%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.49%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.12%) OS/390
8 1 (1.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) SOA
2 12 (13.48%) Migration
3 10 (11.24%) High Availability
4 9 (10.11%) Workflow
4 9 (10.11%) Time Management
5 8 (8.99%) Software Engineering
6 7 (7.87%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.74%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.62%) ETL
8 5 (5.62%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.49%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.49%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.37%) Customer Engagement
11 2 (2.25%) Web Development
11 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (2.25%) Software Testing
11 2 (2.25%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (46.07%) SQL
2 32 (35.96%) Java
3 16 (17.98%) JCL
3 16 (17.98%) Perl
4 12 (13.48%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.99%) COBOL
6 7 (7.87%) PHP
7 6 (6.74%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.62%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.49%) C#
10 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.12%) C
11 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (16.85%) MCSE
3 8 (8.99%) MCITP
3 8 (8.99%) CCNP
3 8 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.49%) CCIE
6 4 (4.49%) CCA
6 4 (4.49%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (3.37%) MCSA
7 3 (3.37%) CCVP
7 3 (3.37%) MCTS
7 3 (3.37%) Degree
8 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.25%) ISEB
8 2 (2.25%) CCIP
8 2 (2.25%) CCDP
9 1 (1.12%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.74%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.49%) XenApp
3 4 (4.49%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.37%) vSphere
4 3 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.37%) XenServer
5 2 (2.25%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.25%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.12%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.12%) vCloud
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 16 (17.98%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.49%) SCOM
2 4 (4.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.25%) SCCM
3 2 (2.25%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (39.33%) Microsoft
2 29 (32.58%) Oracle
3 19 (21.35%) IBM
4 18 (20.22%) Business Objects
5 10 (11.24%) VMware
6 9 (10.11%) Cisco
7 8 (8.99%) Citrix
8 4 (4.49%) Mitel
8 4 (4.49%) LANDesk
8 4 (4.49%) F5
8 4 (4.49%) Aruba
8 4 (4.49%) Riverbed
8 4 (4.49%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.49%) Avaya
8 4 (4.49%) Juniper
9 3 (3.37%) HP
10 2 (2.25%) Pega
10 2 (2.25%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.25%) Veeam
10 2 (2.25%) CommVault
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
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