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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 172 180 150
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 39 33 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.59% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.62% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 35 22 34
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
5168 5290 4616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.35% 94.80% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4281 4462 3977
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 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +5 26 £56,250 +28.57% 2
Solihull - 3 £42,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £42,000 -
Coventry -8 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 19 (33.33%) Windows
2 19 (33.33%) VMware
3 18 (31.58%) MS Exchange
4 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
5 16 (28.07%) Citrix
5 16 (28.07%) SharePoint
5 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 14 (24.56%) HP
8 13 (22.81%) MCSE
9 11 (19.30%) Migration
9 11 (19.30%) Hyper-V
10 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (17.54%) Lync
10 10 (17.54%) Clustering
10 10 (17.54%) .NET
11 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
11 9 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (14.04%) MCITP
12 8 (14.04%) Cisco
12 8 (14.04%) NetApp
12 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (12.28%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (12.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (12.28%) Finance
13 7 (12.28%) Degree
13 7 (12.28%) SCCM
13 7 (12.28%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 18 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 16 (28.07%) SharePoint
3 10 (17.54%) Lync
4 9 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (7.02%) IIS
7 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (3.51%) CMS
8 2 (3.51%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
9 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.75%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) SaaS
1 5 (8.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) SAN
2 5 (8.77%) Firewall
3 3 (5.26%) Wireless
3 3 (5.26%) Unified Communications
3 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.51%) DNS
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.51%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.51%) NAS
4 2 (3.51%) Intranet
4 2 (3.51%) Internet
5 1 (1.75%) 3G
5 1 (1.75%) LAN
5 1 (1.75%) WAN
5 1 (1.75%) DHCP
5 1 (1.75%) HTTP
5 1 (1.75%) 4G
5 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) Big Data
3 3 (5.26%) DB2
4 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MSI
2 1 (1.75%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.75%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Front Office
3 4 (7.02%) Advertising
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.51%) Local Government
5 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) .NET
2 5 (8.77%) XML
3 4 (7.02%) CSS
4 3 (5.26%) HTML
4 3 (5.26%) Web Services
4 3 (5.26%) Application Packaging
5 2 (3.51%) JSON
5 2 (3.51%) SOAP
5 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.51%) COM
6 1 (1.75%) SAP ALE
6 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Clustering
2 5 (8.77%) Social Media
3 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.75%) PMI
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.02%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (3.51%) Solaris
5 2 (3.51%) UNIX
6 1 (1.75%) Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Android
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Migration
2 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 5 (8.77%) CRM
3 5 (8.77%) Business Development
3 5 (8.77%) Big Data Analytics
3 5 (8.77%) Business Transformation
3 5 (8.77%) Analytics
4 4 (7.02%) Project Management
5 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (5.26%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.51%) Change Control
6 2 (3.51%) Matrix Management
6 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.51%) Data Management
6 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.75%) ERP
7 1 (1.75%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (1.75%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) C#
3 3 (5.26%) COBOL
3 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.51%) C
4 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.51%) Korn
5 1 (1.75%) VBScript
5 1 (1.75%) VB
5 1 (1.75%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (22.81%) MCSE
3 8 (14.04%) MCITP
4 7 (12.28%) Degree
4 7 (12.28%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (12.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (8.77%) CCNA
5 5 (8.77%) CCA
6 3 (5.26%) MCTS
7 2 (3.51%) VCDX
7 2 (3.51%) NCDA
7 2 (3.51%) NCIE
7 2 (3.51%) VCAP
7 2 (3.51%) VTSP
7 2 (3.51%) CCEE
7 2 (3.51%) CCAA
8 1 (1.75%) CISSP
8 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.75%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.30%) Hyper-V
3 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.28%) XenApp
5 5 (8.77%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (7.02%) vSphere
6 4 (7.02%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (5.26%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.26%) UAG
8 2 (3.51%) XenServer
8 2 (3.51%) Terminal Server
8 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) SCCM
2 5 (8.77%) SCOM
3 3 (5.26%) MOM
3 3 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (3.51%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.51%) Legato
5 1 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.75%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 19 (33.33%) VMware
3 16 (28.07%) Citrix
4 14 (24.56%) HP
5 8 (14.04%) Cisco
5 8 (14.04%) NetApp
6 6 (10.53%) EMC
7 5 (8.77%) Dell
7 5 (8.77%) Symantec
8 2 (3.51%) Clearswift
8 2 (3.51%) Oracle
8 2 (3.51%) SAP
8 2 (3.51%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.51%) CommVault
9 1 (1.75%) Venda
9 1 (1.75%) Dialogic
9 1 (1.75%) Demandware
9 1 (1.75%) Facebook
9 1 (1.75%) Twitter
9 1 (1.75%) Mitel
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