Period
to 18 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 172 176
Rank change year-on-year +16 +4 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 31 21 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.88% 0.55% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.57% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 33
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -13.04% +32.95%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,875 £36,350
90th Percentile £75,000 £58,500 £69,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% +25.00%

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 3,398 3,666 4,420
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.50% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,465 2,880 3,335
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,900
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Presales
3 12 (38.71%) C#
3 12 (38.71%) Firewall
3 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (35.48%) CheckPoint
4 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 11 (35.48%) Cisco
4 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
5 10 (32.26%) HP
5 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
5 10 (32.26%) .NET
5 10 (32.26%) Hyper-V
5 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
5 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (29.03%) HP StoreVirtual
6 9 (29.03%) SonicWALL
6 9 (29.03%) Forefront TMG
6 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
6 9 (29.03%) SAN
6 9 (29.03%) NetApp
6 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (29.03%) IPsec
7 8 (25.81%) Project Management
7 8 (25.81%) Terminal Services
7 8 (25.81%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (22.58%) HTML

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 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2013
1 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (9.68%) JBoss
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Azure Functions
2 2 (6.45%) IaaS
2 2 (6.45%) PaaS
2 2 (6.45%) Serverless
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (3.23%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Firewall
2 9 (29.03%) IPsec
2 9 (29.03%) SAN
3 8 (25.81%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.68%) SSL
5 3 (9.68%) WAN
6 2 (6.45%) Internet
6 2 (6.45%) Wireless
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.23%) LAN
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security
7 1 (3.23%) VLAN
7 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) DB2
3 2 (6.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) HTML
3 5 (16.13%) CSS
4 3 (9.68%) Java EE
4 3 (9.68%) XML
5 2 (6.45%) Drools
5 2 (6.45%) JRules
6 1 (3.23%) Middleware
6 1 (3.23%) SAP Basis
6 1 (3.23%) Visualforce
6 1 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.90%) Linux
4 4 (12.90%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Presales
2 8 (25.81%) Project Management
3 6 (19.35%) Workflow
4 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.68%) CRM
5 3 (9.68%) High Availability
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Network Virtualisation
5 3 (9.68%) RAD
5 3 (9.68%) SOA
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Application Performance Management
7 1 (3.23%) Business Development
7 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.23%) Network Design
7 1 (3.23%) People Management
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.23%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) C#
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) ABAP
6 1 (3.23%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) CCNP
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) CCDP
2 1 (3.23%) CCIE
2 1 (3.23%) CCNA
2 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
3 10 (32.26%) Hyper-V
4 9 (29.03%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (25.81%) Terminal Services
6 2 (6.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) CASB
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) VMware
2 11 (35.48%) CheckPoint
2 11 (35.48%) Cisco
3 10 (32.26%) HP
4 9 (29.03%) NetApp
4 9 (29.03%) SonicWALL
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.13%) UiPath
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle
8 2 (6.45%) F5
8 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.45%) ILOG
8 2 (6.45%) Juniper
8 2 (6.45%) Meraki
8 2 (6.45%) Palo Alto
8 2 (6.45%) SAP
8 2 (6.45%) Sophos
9 1 (3.23%) AVG
9 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (3.23%) Symantec