Period
to 4 April 2020

The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

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

Technical Consultant
UK > England
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 473 478 487
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 585 828 1,018
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.60% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.63% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 585 859 971
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 102,501 131,888 160,032
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 95.98% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 82,829 106,292 132,247
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in England

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Technical Consultant in England.

Salary trend for Technical Consultant in England

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Consultant in England over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Technical Consultant in England

Technical Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the England region over the 6 months to 4 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -54 271 £62,500 +8.70% 26
South East +25 110 £50,000 -16.67% 9
North of England +52 64 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Midlands +40 54 £50,000 +8.70% 4
South West +57 52 £50,000 -4.76% 1
West Midlands +44 41 £50,000 +8.70% 4
North West +43 37 £51,250 +2.50% 3
East of England +42 27 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Yorkshire +21 17 £50,000 +25.00% 5
East Midlands +35 10 £61,250 +44.12%
North East +17 10 £27,500 -35.29% 2
Technical Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 England region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 225 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 163 (27.86%) Windows
3 135 (23.08%) Azure
4 123 (21.03%) Presales
5 115 (19.66%) JavaScript
6 109 (18.63%) SQL
6 109 (18.63%) Active Directory
7 98 (16.75%) HTML
8 95 (16.24%) Finance
8 95 (16.24%) Office 365
9 83 (14.19%) ITIL
10 76 (12.99%) Windows Server
11 75 (12.82%) Linux
12 74 (12.65%) SQL Server
13 65 (11.11%) Java
13 65 (11.11%) C#
13 65 (11.11%) VMware
13 65 (11.11%) Degree
14 64 (10.94%) ServiceNow
15 61 (10.43%) Analytics
16 58 (9.91%) AWS
16 58 (9.91%) CSS
17 56 (9.57%) Citrix
17 56 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
18 52 (8.89%) TCP/IP
19 51 (8.72%) SaaS
19 51 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
20 50 (8.55%) Microsoft Office
21 49 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
22 46 (7.86%) Windows 10

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 24 (4.10%) IIS
2 22 (3.76%) MS Exchange
3 18 (3.08%) Skype for Business
4 10 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.03%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (0.68%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.51%) CMS
10 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.34%) JBoss
11 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.34%) SAS
12 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.17%) Mule
12 1 (0.17%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 50 (8.55%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (4.79%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (1.37%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.68%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 4 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.51%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.17%) JDE World
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 135 (23.08%) Azure
2 95 (16.24%) Office 365
3 58 (9.91%) AWS
4 51 (8.72%) SaaS
5 38 (6.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 35 (5.98%) Dynamics 365
7 24 (4.10%) Google Analytics
8 19 (3.25%) IaaS
9 10 (1.71%) GCP
10 9 (1.54%) G Suite
11 8 (1.37%) Mimecast
11 8 (1.37%) Power Platform
12 7 (1.20%) Adobe Analytics
13 6 (1.03%) Google Tag Manager
13 6 (1.03%) PaaS
14 5 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.51%) Oracle CX
15 3 (0.51%) Oracle Service Cloud
16 2 (0.34%) CloudSense
16 2 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 52 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 42 (7.18%) Firewall
3 30 (5.13%) VPN
4 26 (4.44%) NetScaler
4 26 (4.44%) SAN
5 24 (4.10%) Wireshark
6 20 (3.42%) Internet
7 19 (3.25%) SSL
7 19 (3.25%) WAN
8 17 (2.91%) Skype
8 17 (2.91%) VSAN
9 16 (2.74%) DHCP
9 16 (2.74%) DNS
10 15 (2.56%) LAN
10 15 (2.56%) Wireless
11 11 (1.88%) NAS
11 11 (1.88%) Remote Desktop
11 11 (1.88%) Unified Communications
12 10 (1.71%) HTTP
13 7 (1.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.30%) Relational Database
3 19 (3.25%) RDBMS
4 12 (2.05%) Big Data
4 12 (2.05%) MySQL
5 8 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.68%) Ingres
8 4 (0.68%) TKPROF
9 3 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.51%) GIS
9 3 (0.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (0.51%) Power BI
10 2 (0.34%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.34%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.34%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (0.51%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.34%) JIRA
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.34%) RStudio
3 2 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 95 (16.24%) Finance
2 40 (6.84%) Marketing
3 39 (6.67%) Banking
4 29 (4.96%) Retail
5 27 (4.62%) Public Sector
6 15 (2.56%) Local Government
7 11 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.71%) Law
9 9 (1.54%) Military
10 8 (1.37%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.03%) Advertising
11 6 (1.03%) Billing
12 4 (0.68%) Electronics
12 4 (0.68%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.68%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Automotive
14 2 (0.34%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.34%) French Language
14 2 (0.34%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (16.75%) HTML
2 58 (9.91%) CSS
3 41 (7.01%) .NET
4 27 (4.62%) SOAP
5 26 (4.44%) REST
6 25 (4.27%) AngularJS
6 25 (4.27%) XML
7 22 (3.76%) JSON
7 22 (3.76%) LDAP
7 22 (3.76%) WebSockets
8 21 (3.59%) Web Services
9 16 (2.74%) J2EE
10 15 (2.56%) ASP.NET
11 13 (2.22%) Ajax
11 13 (2.22%) HTML5
12 7 (1.20%) SAML
13 6 (1.03%) RESTful
13 6 (1.03%) Visualforce
14 5 (0.85%) jQuery
15 4 (0.68%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.32%) Data Centre
3 27 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (3.08%) Clustering
6 17 (2.91%) PKI
7 11 (1.88%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.71%) Driving Licence
8 10 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (1.37%) Replication
10 7 (1.20%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.20%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.03%) Marketing Technology
12 5 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.68%) AS400
13 4 (0.68%) CMDB
13 4 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 4 (0.68%) Handset
14 3 (0.51%) Internet of Things
14 3 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 163 (27.86%) Windows
2 76 (12.99%) Windows Server
3 75 (12.82%) Linux
4 46 (7.86%) Windows 10
5 37 (6.32%) Unix
6 32 (5.47%) Apple iOS
7 30 (5.13%) Android
8 15 (2.56%) Windows 7
9 13 (2.22%) Windows 8
9 13 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.71%) Windows Server 2016
12 5 (0.85%) CentOS
13 4 (0.68%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.51%) VMS
14 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2019
15 2 (0.34%) AIX
15 2 (0.34%) Solaris
15 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (21.03%) Presales
2 83 (14.19%) ITIL
3 61 (10.43%) Analytics
4 51 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
5 49 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (7.69%) Project Delivery
7 44 (7.52%) Migration
8 40 (6.84%) Cybersecurity
9 39 (6.67%) Computer Science
10 37 (6.32%) Project Management
11 34 (5.81%) ITSM
12 32 (5.47%) CRM
13 31 (5.30%) Fintech
14 30 (5.13%) ERP
15 28 (4.79%) Customer Requirements
16 26 (4.44%) Mentoring
16 26 (4.44%) Service Delivery
16 26 (4.44%) Service Management
17 24 (4.10%) Product Management
17 24 (4.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 115 (19.66%) JavaScript
2 109 (18.63%) SQL
3 65 (11.11%) C#
3 65 (11.11%) Java
4 44 (7.52%) Python
5 25 (4.27%) PHP
5 25 (4.27%) PowerShell
6 17 (2.91%) C
7 15 (2.56%) VB.NET
8 14 (2.39%) Ruby
9 12 (2.05%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.88%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.71%) Apex Code
12 9 (1.54%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.03%) X++
14 2 (0.34%) R
15 1 (0.17%) AWK
15 1 (0.17%) C++
15 1 (0.17%) Perl
15 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (11.11%) Degree
2 29 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
4 25 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (3.42%) MCSE
6 19 (3.25%) Security Cleared
7 18 (3.08%) Analytics IQ
7 18 (3.08%) CISSP
8 16 (2.74%) CCNA
9 11 (1.88%) MCP
9 11 (1.88%) SC Cleared
10 8 (1.37%) MCSA
11 4 (0.68%) CCIE
11 4 (0.68%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.51%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.51%) CCNP
12 3 (0.51%) CEH
12 3 (0.51%) CISA
12 3 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.54%) SLA
2 4 (0.68%) COBIT
2 4 (0.68%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.68%) QA
3 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.34%) DICOM
3 2 (0.34%) HL7
3 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (0.34%) PMO
3 2 (0.34%) PSD2
4 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.17%) NIST
4 1 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 109 (18.63%) Active Directory
2 43 (7.35%) Hyper-V
2 43 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.93%) XenApp
4 21 (3.59%) XenDesktop
5 18 (3.08%) vSphere
6 16 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (2.74%) VMware NSX
7 8 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (1.03%) vCloud
8 6 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (1.03%) Xen
9 5 (0.85%) Docker
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.34%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.34%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (6.32%) Microsoft Intune
2 29 (4.96%) SCCM
3 19 (3.25%) Single Sign-On
4 14 (2.39%) SCOM
5 9 (1.54%) vRealize
6 7 (1.20%) vCenter Server
7 6 (1.03%) XenMobile
8 5 (0.85%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.68%) Ansible
9 4 (0.68%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.51%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.51%) CASB
10 3 (0.51%) HP UCMDB
10 3 (0.51%) Nagios
10 3 (0.51%) Puppet
11 2 (0.34%) OpenView
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.34%) OVSD
Vendors
1 225 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 65 (11.11%) VMware
3 64 (10.94%) ServiceNow
4 56 (9.57%) Citrix
5 36 (6.15%) Oracle
6 34 (5.81%) Cisco
7 33 (5.64%) Google
8 20 (3.42%) Dell
8 20 (3.42%) EMC
9 17 (2.91%) Veeam
10 16 (2.74%) NetApp
11 15 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (2.56%) TOWER Software
12 14 (2.39%) HP
12 14 (2.39%) Symantec
13 13 (2.22%) SAP
14 9 (1.54%) Adobe
14 9 (1.54%) Capita
15 7 (1.20%) JD Edwards
16 6 (1.03%) Zerto