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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 173 171 150
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 36 41 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.74% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.78% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 31 36 36
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,250 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
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
5091 5260 4665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.75% 94.72% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4259 4417 4052
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +11 23 £52,500 +13.51% 3
Coventry -3 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Solihull -10 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Worcestershire -5 1 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton -7 1 £35,000 -
Staffordshire -8 1 £34,000 -24.44%
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 32 (50.79%) Microsoft
2 20 (31.75%) MS Exchange
2 20 (31.75%) Active Directory
2 20 (31.75%) Windows
2 20 (31.75%) VMware
3 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
3 19 (30.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (25.40%) HP
4 16 (25.40%) SharePoint
5 15 (23.81%) Citrix
6 14 (22.22%) MCSE
6 14 (22.22%) Migration
7 13 (20.63%) Clustering
7 13 (20.63%) Hyper-V
8 12 (19.05%) Lync
9 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (15.87%) NetApp
9 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
10 9 (14.29%) .NET
10 9 (14.29%) Cisco
10 9 (14.29%) MCITP
10 9 (14.29%) Degree
10 9 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (12.70%) SCCM
11 8 (12.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (12.70%) EMC
11 8 (12.70%) SAN
11 8 (12.70%) MS Office
11 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (31.75%) MS Exchange
2 16 (25.40%) SharePoint
3 12 (19.05%) Lync
4 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (6.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2000
7 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (4.76%) IIS
8 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
9 2 (3.17%) CMS
9 2 (3.17%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
10 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.59%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Office 365
2 5 (7.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) SAN
2 5 (7.94%) Firewall
3 4 (6.35%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (4.76%) Wireless
5 2 (3.17%) Intranet
5 2 (3.17%) Internet
5 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.17%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.17%) NAS
6 1 (1.59%) HTTP
6 1 (1.59%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.59%) DNS
6 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Big Data
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (3.17%) DB2
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.17%) DTS
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MSI
2 1 (1.59%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.59%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Front Office
3 4 (6.35%) Advertising
4 3 (4.76%) Retail
5 2 (3.17%) Local Government
5 2 (3.17%) Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) CSS
2 5 (7.94%) XML
3 4 (6.35%) HTML
4 3 (4.76%) Web Services
4 3 (4.76%) Application Packaging
4 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.17%) COM
5 2 (3.17%) SOAP
5 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.17%) JSON
6 1 (1.59%) WPF
6 1 (1.59%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.59%) Spring.NET
6 1 (1.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.59%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (1.59%) WinForms
6 1 (1.59%) SAP ALE
6 1 (1.59%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Clustering
2 5 (7.94%) Social Media
3 4 (6.35%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.76%) Replication
5 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.59%) RMADS
6 1 (1.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Windows
2 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (3.17%) UNIX
5 2 (3.17%) Solaris
6 1 (1.59%) Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Migration
2 7 (11.11%) Project Management
2 7 (11.11%) Analytics
3 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 5 (7.94%) CRM
4 5 (7.94%) Big Data Analytics
4 5 (7.94%) Business Transformation
4 5 (7.94%) Business Development
5 4 (6.35%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (6.35%) Data Protection
5 4 (6.35%) Change Control
6 3 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.17%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.17%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.17%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) ITIL
7 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) C#
3 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.17%) C
4 2 (3.17%) COBOL
4 2 (3.17%) ABAP
4 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.17%) Korn
5 1 (1.59%) VBScript
5 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (22.22%) MCSE
3 9 (14.29%) MCITP
3 9 (14.29%) Degree
4 8 (12.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (7.94%) CCNA
6 5 (7.94%) CCA
6 5 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (6.35%) MCTS
8 2 (3.17%) MCSA
8 2 (3.17%) OCP
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (3.17%) CCEE
8 2 (3.17%) CCAA
8 2 (3.17%) NCDA
8 2 (3.17%) NCIE
9 1 (1.59%) VCAP
9 1 (1.59%) VTSP
9 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) JSP 440
System Software
1 20 (31.75%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.63%) Hyper-V
3 9 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (11.11%) XenApp
5 6 (9.52%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (7.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (6.35%) UAG
7 4 (6.35%) vSphere
8 3 (4.76%) XenDesktop
9 2 (3.17%) XenServer
9 2 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (3.17%) Terminal Server
9 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) SCCM
2 6 (9.52%) SCOM
3 4 (6.35%) MOM
3 4 (6.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (6.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (6.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.17%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (3.17%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.59%) AppDNA
6 1 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.59%) Legato
Vendors
1 32 (50.79%) Microsoft
2 20 (31.75%) VMware
3 16 (25.40%) HP
4 15 (23.81%) Citrix
5 10 (15.87%) NetApp
6 9 (14.29%) Cisco
7 8 (12.70%) EMC
8 6 (9.52%) Dell
9 5 (7.94%) Oracle
9 5 (7.94%) Symantec
10 3 (4.76%) SAP
11 2 (3.17%) IBM
11 2 (3.17%) Clearswift
11 2 (3.17%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.17%) Mercator
12 1 (1.59%) Venda
12 1 (1.59%) Dialogic
12 1 (1.59%) Demandware
12 1 (1.59%) Facebook
12 1 (1.59%) Twitter
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 7 days ago