Period
to 12 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

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
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 565 480 467
Rank change year-on-year -85 -13 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 346 413 840
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.53% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.56% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 284 368 740
10th Percentile £39,000 £32,125 £31,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £41,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £76,375
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 81,717 73,946 127,659
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.87% 95.08% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 60,423 60,558 103,477
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

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 12 June 2021.

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 12 June 2021. 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 -79 142 £65,000 - 26
South East -11 75 £47,500 -13.64% 16
Midlands -32 48 £52,500 +13.21% 12
North of England -30 38 £50,000 - 14
East Midlands -7 26 £50,000 -16.67% 4
North West -16 24 £49,500 -1.00% 8
West Midlands -37 22 £52,500 +30.03% 8
South West -71 19 £50,000 -21.57% 1
Yorkshire -31 12 £50,000 -9.09% 6
East of England -19 6 £56,250 +7.14% 5
North East -16 2 £44,375 +61.36%
Technical Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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.

1 151 (43.64%) Azure
2 139 (40.17%) Microsoft
3 88 (25.43%) Social Skills
4 84 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (24.28%) Degree
5 74 (21.39%) SQL
6 72 (20.81%) Microsoft 365
7 71 (20.52%) XML
7 71 (20.52%) Presales
8 63 (18.21%) Windows
9 59 (17.05%) Finance
10 56 (16.18%) VMware
10 56 (16.18%) AWS
11 49 (14.16%) DevOps
12 48 (13.87%) Cybersecurity
12 48 (13.87%) Java
13 47 (13.58%) Security Cleared
14 45 (13.01%) Linux
14 45 (13.01%) Windows Server
14 45 (13.01%) Power Platform
14 45 (13.01%) Project Delivery
15 42 (12.14%) SharePoint
15 42 (12.14%) HTML
16 40 (11.56%) Problem-Solving
17 39 (11.27%) CSS
17 39 (11.27%) Cisco
17 39 (11.27%) Migration
17 39 (11.27%) SaaS
18 37 (10.69%) JavaScript
19 36 (10.40%) Hyper-V

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 42 (12.14%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.47%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (3.47%) WebSphere
2 12 (3.47%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (3.18%) Apache
4 7 (2.02%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.02%) SAS
5 6 (1.73%) IIS
6 5 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.16%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.16%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.87%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.29%) CMS
9 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 21 (6.07%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (7.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.76%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (3.76%) Oracle ERP
3 12 (3.47%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 9 (2.60%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.87%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.58%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 151 (43.64%) Azure
2 72 (20.81%) Microsoft 365
3 56 (16.18%) AWS
4 45 (13.01%) Power Platform
5 39 (11.27%) SaaS
6 36 (10.40%) Dynamics 365
7 30 (8.67%) PowerApps
8 21 (6.07%) PaaS
9 18 (5.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 18 (5.20%) IaaS
10 15 (4.34%) GCP
11 13 (3.76%) Boomi
12 6 (1.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 5 (1.45%) Azure Sentinel
14 4 (1.16%) dbt
14 4 (1.16%) Fivetran
14 4 (1.16%) Serverless
14 4 (1.16%) Snowflake
15 3 (0.87%) OneDrive
16 2 (0.58%) Cohesity
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.80%) Firewall
2 26 (7.51%) SSL
3 18 (5.20%) VPN
4 17 (4.91%) SAN
5 15 (4.34%) Internet
6 13 (3.76%) LAN
7 12 (3.47%) Network Security
8 8 (2.31%) DNS
8 8 (2.31%) HTTP
9 7 (2.02%) VSAN
9 7 (2.02%) WAN
10 6 (1.73%) DHCP
10 6 (1.73%) VoIP
10 6 (1.73%) Wireless
11 5 (1.45%) TCP/IP
12 4 (1.16%) NAS
12 4 (1.16%) SSH
12 4 (1.16%) VLAN
13 3 (0.87%) SD-WAN
13 3 (0.87%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.83%) Big Data
2 30 (8.67%) SQL Server
3 26 (7.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (7.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (5.20%) MySQL
5 14 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 12 (3.47%) NoSQL
7 12 (3.47%) Oracle ODI
8 9 (2.60%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.02%) Power BI
10 6 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.73%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.73%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.45%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (1.16%) BigQuery
12 4 (1.16%) Looker
12 4 (1.16%) Tableau
13 3 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (7.51%) Visual Studio
2 13 (3.76%) Oracle APEX
3 8 (2.31%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.45%) JIRA
5 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.29%) JMeter
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 88 (25.43%) Social Skills
2 59 (17.05%) Finance
3 33 (9.54%) Banking
4 27 (7.80%) Public Sector
5 25 (7.23%) Private Banking
6 19 (5.49%) Marketing
7 18 (5.20%) Influencing Skills
8 17 (4.91%) Manufacturing
9 15 (4.34%) Local Government
10 12 (3.47%) Presentation Skills
10 12 (3.47%) Telecoms
11 11 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (2.60%) Legal
13 8 (2.31%) Electronics
14 5 (1.45%) Law
15 4 (1.16%) Retail
16 3 (0.87%) Advertising
16 3 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.58%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.58%) Organisational Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (20.52%) XML
2 42 (12.14%) HTML
3 39 (11.27%) CSS
4 34 (9.83%) .NET
5 30 (8.67%) ASP.NET
6 26 (7.51%) WCF
7 25 (7.23%) XSD
8 22 (6.36%) Web Services
9 15 (4.34%) JSON
9 15 (4.34%) LDAP
10 13 (3.76%) Kafka
10 13 (3.76%) XBRL
11 12 (3.47%) J2EE
11 12 (3.47%) Middleware
11 12 (3.47%) RESTful
11 12 (3.47%) XSLT
12 11 (3.18%) SOAP
13 10 (2.89%) Ajax
13 10 (2.89%) Apache NiFi
14 7 (2.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.80%) Management Information System
2 18 (5.20%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.20%) Public Cloud
3 13 (3.76%) Internet of Things
4 10 (2.89%) CMDB
5 9 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.60%) User Experience
6 8 (2.31%) NHS
6 8 (2.31%) Renewable Energy
7 6 (1.73%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.73%) HP Storage
7 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Licensing
8 5 (1.45%) iPhone
8 5 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.87%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.58%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 63 (18.21%) Windows
2 45 (13.01%) Linux
2 45 (13.01%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.34%) Unix
4 10 (2.89%) Ubuntu
5 8 (2.31%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.31%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.45%) Android
7 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (1.16%) AIX
8 4 (1.16%) Solaris
9 3 (0.87%) CentOS
10 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.29%) Fedora
11 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (20.52%) Presales
3 49 (14.16%) DevOps
4 48 (13.87%) Cybersecurity
5 45 (13.01%) Project Delivery
6 40 (11.56%) Problem-Solving
7 39 (11.27%) Migration
8 34 (9.83%) Project Management
9 32 (9.25%) Information Security
10 31 (8.96%) Scrum
11 30 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (8.67%) OO
12 29 (8.38%) Enterprise Architecture
12 29 (8.38%) Web Development
13 28 (8.09%) Business Analysis
13 28 (8.09%) CRM
14 26 (7.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 25 (7.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 25 (7.23%) ERP
15 25 (7.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 74 (21.39%) SQL
2 48 (13.87%) Java
3 37 (10.69%) JavaScript
4 24 (6.94%) PowerShell
5 22 (6.36%) Python
6 21 (6.07%) PL/SQL
7 15 (4.34%) C
8 12 (3.47%) C#
9 7 (2.02%) Apex Code
10 6 (1.73%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.45%) C++
12 3 (0.87%) R
13 2 (0.58%) Ruby
13 2 (0.58%) Scala
13 2 (0.58%) VB
13 2 (0.58%) VBA
14 1 (0.29%) Perl
14 1 (0.29%) PHP
14 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 84 (24.28%) Degree
2 47 (13.58%) Security Cleared
3 28 (8.09%) SC Cleared
4 26 (7.51%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (4.62%) CCNA
5 16 (4.62%) DV Cleared
6 15 (4.34%) Oracle Certification
7 12 (3.47%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (2.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 8 (2.31%) CCNP
9 8 (2.31%) CCSP
9 8 (2.31%) CEH
9 8 (2.31%) GIAC
9 8 (2.31%) OSCP
10 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.16%) Master's Degree
11 4 (1.16%) MCSE
11 4 (1.16%) NCSIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.89%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.60%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (2.02%) QA
5 6 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (1.16%) SLA
7 3 (0.87%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.87%) NIST
8 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.58%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.29%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 36 (10.40%) Hyper-V
2 34 (9.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.94%) Active Directory
4 18 (5.20%) Docker
5 12 (3.47%) vSphere
6 8 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.58%) StorNext
8 2 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.58%) XenApp
8 2 (0.58%) Xsan
9 1 (0.29%) Btrfs
9 1 (0.29%) Ceph
9 1 (0.29%) DRBD
9 1 (0.29%) KVM
9 1 (0.29%) NLBS
9 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.29%) Xen
9 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (6.07%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.60%) HP UCMDB
3 8 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (1.73%) Puppet
4 6 (1.73%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.16%) Ansible
5 4 (1.16%) Terraform
6 3 (0.87%) Argo
6 3 (0.87%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.87%) Nagios
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Statspack
7 2 (0.58%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.58%) SCCM
7 2 (0.58%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.29%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.29%) QRadar
8 1 (0.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 139 (40.17%) Microsoft
2 56 (16.18%) VMware
3 39 (11.27%) Cisco
4 30 (8.67%) HP
5 28 (8.09%) Oracle
6 16 (4.62%) Dell
6 16 (4.62%) Veeam
7 15 (4.34%) Citrix
7 15 (4.34%) JD Edwards
7 15 (4.34%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (3.76%) ServiceNow
9 12 (3.47%) MuleSoft
9 12 (3.47%) PeopleSoft
10 11 (3.18%) SAP
11 10 (2.89%) EMC
11 10 (2.89%) NetApp
12 9 (2.60%) BMC
12 9 (2.60%) Remedy
13 7 (2.02%) Google
13 7 (2.02%) IBM