Period
to 21 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Consultant
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 165 165
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 29 21 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.77% 0.55% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.57% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 28 20 67
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -18.18%
10th Percentile £28,875 £43,575 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £60,500
West Midlands median annual salary £52,000 £56,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.56% +25.00% -14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,660 3,680 4,169
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 97.10% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2,666 2,927 3,314
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -1.23% +1.25%

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Technical Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in Birmingham

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Technical Consultant in Birmingham

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Consultant in Birmingham

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, Technical Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Office 365
3 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (34.48%) CRM
3 10 (34.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (31.03%) Advertising
4 9 (31.03%) .NET
4 9 (31.03%) C#
4 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 8 (27.59%) VMware
5 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (24.14%) LAN
6 7 (24.14%) WAN
6 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
6 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
7 6 (20.69%) Driving Licence
7 6 (20.69%) DBS Check
7 6 (20.69%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (20.69%) AVG
7 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
7 6 (20.69%) VoIP
7 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
7 6 (20.69%) Sophos
7 6 (20.69%) VLAN
7 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.69%) Firewall

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Office 365
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (20.69%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) LAN
1 7 (24.14%) WAN
2 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
2 6 (20.69%) VLAN
2 6 (20.69%) VoIP
3 2 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.45%) SSL
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (31.03%) Advertising
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) WCF
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) XML
4 2 (6.90%) Visualforce
5 1 (3.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.45%) Mason
5 1 (3.45%) SAML
5 1 (3.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) CRM
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Migration
4 4 (13.79%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (13.79%) Presales
5 3 (10.34%) ETL
6 2 (6.90%) Application Packaging
6 2 (6.90%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (6.90%) Commercial Awareness
6 2 (6.90%) Customer-Centricity
6 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.90%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (6.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (6.90%) Product Management
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) IT Asset Management
7 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.45%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) C#
1 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) DBS Check
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.90%) BitLocker
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (6.90%) XenApp
4 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) AirWatch
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (6.90%) SCDPM
1 2 (6.90%) SCOrch
1 2 (6.90%) SCSM
1 2 (6.90%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) AVG
3 6 (20.69%) Sophos
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) Capita
5 2 (6.90%) Civica
5 2 (6.90%) MobileIron
5 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.45%) Snow