Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 513 476 453
Rank change year-on-year -37 -23 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 889 1035 1329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.58% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.60% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 706 853 1167
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -

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 160513 172941 198856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 129735 146008 166765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in England

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Technical Consultant in England

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -82 382 £55,000 - 31
South East +37 203 £47,500 -5.00% 13
North of England +53 114 £40,000 - 8
Midlands +10 73 £50,000 -3.85% 5
North West +22 69 £42,500 - 5
West Midlands +1 45 £50,000 -4.76% 1
East of England -20 44 £51,250 +7.89% 1
South West -36 36 £50,000 -9.09%
Yorkshire +33 34 £38,750 +3.33% 2
East Midlands +42 29 £57,500 +63.12% 4
North East +15 11 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Technical Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Technical Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 258 (29.02%) Microsoft
1 258 (29.02%) Finance
2 221 (24.86%) Presales
3 215 (24.18%) Windows
4 189 (21.26%) SQL
5 154 (17.32%) Java
6 153 (17.21%) Degree
7 136 (15.30%) VMware
7 136 (15.30%) Agile Software Development
8 135 (15.19%) Oracle
9 127 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 109 (12.26%) HTML
11 107 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
12 106 (11.92%) SQL Server
12 106 (11.92%) Windows Server
13 101 (11.36%) .NET
13 101 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
14 99 (11.14%) C#
15 98 (11.02%) Migration
16 96 (10.80%) Web Services
16 96 (10.80%) XML
16 96 (10.80%) Active Directory
17 89 (10.01%) Linux
18 88 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
19 86 (9.67%) Computer Science
20 85 (9.56%) Office 365
21 83 (9.34%) Project Management
22 80 (9.00%) Banking
23 79 (8.89%) Citrix
24 76 (8.55%) Unix

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 48 (5.40%) MS Exchange
2 39 (4.39%) Skype for Business
3 37 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (3.82%) SharePoint
4 34 (3.82%) WebLogic
5 30 (3.37%) WebSphere
6 29 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 28 (3.15%) IIS
8 25 (2.81%) Tomcat
9 17 (1.91%) JBoss
10 16 (1.80%) CMS
10 16 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (1.57%) Apache
11 14 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 9 (1.01%) Drupal
13 9 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.90%) Alfresco
14 8 (0.90%) Liferay
15 7 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 58 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.11%) CATIA
6 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.11%) Revit
6 1 (0.11%) Simulink
6 1 (0.11%) Solid Edge
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (3.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (2.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 18 (2.02%) Oracle HRMS
6 14 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
7 11 (1.24%) Oracle Retail
7 11 (1.24%) Unica
8 10 (1.12%) Temenos T24
9 9 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
10 7 (0.79%) Oracle Payroll
10 7 (0.79%) Sage 200
11 6 (0.67%) Infor M3
12 5 (0.56%) NetSuite
12 5 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 4 (0.45%) Sage 1000
13 4 (0.45%) Sage 500
14 3 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 3 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 107 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 85 (9.56%) Office 365
3 56 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (3.26%) SaaS
5 27 (3.04%) IaaS
6 21 (2.36%) Dynamics 365
7 18 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (1.35%) Slack
10 9 (1.01%) G Suite
11 7 (0.79%) PaaS
12 4 (0.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 3 (0.34%) GitHub
13 3 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 2 (0.22%) Boomi
14 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.22%) Oracle CX
15 1 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
15 1 (0.11%) iPaaS
15 1 (0.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 65 (7.31%) Firewall
2 50 (5.62%) SAN
3 46 (5.17%) VPN
4 30 (3.37%) WAN
5 24 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (2.70%) MPLS
6 23 (2.59%) Skype
6 23 (2.59%) TCP/IP
6 23 (2.59%) VoIP
7 19 (2.14%) DNS
8 18 (2.02%) LAN
8 18 (2.02%) Remote Desktop
9 17 (1.91%) SSL
10 16 (1.80%) Ethernet
11 15 (1.69%) Cisco PIX
12 14 (1.57%) DHCP
12 14 (1.57%) DSL
13 13 (1.46%) SNMP
14 12 (1.35%) Intranet
15 11 (1.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (11.92%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (3.04%) MySQL
4 25 (2.81%) Relational Database
5 21 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (2.02%) Big Data
7 18 (2.02%) NoSQL
7 18 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (1.69%) Oracle Database
9 13 (1.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 12 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (1.12%) GIS
12 8 (0.90%) MS Access
13 7 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
13 7 (0.79%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (2.92%) Jenkins
2 24 (2.70%) JIRA
3 20 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (1.46%) Selenium
5 12 (1.35%) Appium
5 12 (1.35%) Cucumber
5 12 (1.35%) SoapUI
6 11 (1.24%) Buildbot
6 11 (1.24%) Ranorex
7 9 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (0.90%) Travis CI
9 6 (0.67%) Git (software)
10 5 (0.56%) Gatling
10 5 (0.56%) JMeter
10 5 (0.56%) NeoLoad
10 5 (0.56%) WATIR
10 5 (0.56%) WebLOAD
11 4 (0.45%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.34%) PeopleTools
13 2 (0.22%) Toad
General
1 258 (29.02%) Finance
2 80 (9.00%) Banking
3 56 (6.30%) Retail
4 50 (5.62%) Advertising
5 47 (5.29%) Manufacturing
6 37 (4.16%) Telecoms
7 34 (3.82%) Marketing
8 32 (3.60%) Financial Institution
9 19 (2.14%) Electronics
10 17 (1.91%) Investment Banking
11 13 (1.46%) Legal
12 12 (1.35%) French Language
13 11 (1.24%) Law
13 11 (1.24%) Publishing
14 7 (0.79%) Automotive
14 7 (0.79%) Back Office
14 7 (0.79%) Front Office
15 5 (0.56%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.34%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (12.26%) HTML
2 101 (11.36%) .NET
3 96 (10.80%) Web Services
3 96 (10.80%) XML
4 59 (6.64%) CSS
5 45 (5.06%) SOAP
6 38 (4.27%) REST
7 29 (3.26%) J2EE
7 29 (3.26%) jQuery
8 28 (3.15%) JSON
9 25 (2.81%) AngularJS
10 23 (2.59%) Spring
11 20 (2.25%) Oracle Fusion
11 20 (2.25%) Servlets
12 18 (2.02%) Ajax
12 18 (2.02%) JMS
12 18 (2.02%) JSP
12 18 (2.02%) Middleware
12 18 (2.02%) Visualforce
13 16 (1.80%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 88 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (9.67%) Computer Science
3 37 (4.16%) Management Information System
4 35 (3.94%) Hedge funds
5 25 (2.81%) NHS
6 22 (2.47%) Data Centre
7 21 (2.36%) Replication
8 20 (2.25%) Fintech
8 20 (2.25%) iPad
9 19 (2.14%) Clustering
10 16 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.69%) Virtual Team
12 14 (1.57%) Data Structures
13 13 (1.46%) Driving Licence
14 12 (1.35%) Public Cloud
15 11 (1.24%) Blackberry
15 11 (1.24%) CMDB
16 10 (1.12%) Private Cloud
17 9 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
18 8 (0.90%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 215 (24.18%) Windows
2 106 (11.92%) Windows Server
3 89 (10.01%) Linux
4 76 (8.55%) Unix
5 39 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (2.25%) Windows 10
8 18 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (1.35%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.90%) Android
10 8 (0.90%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.56%) Solaris
12 3 (0.34%) CentOS
12 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.34%) VMS
12 3 (0.34%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (24.86%) Presales
2 136 (15.30%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (11.02%) Migration
4 83 (9.34%) Project Management
5 75 (8.44%) CRM
6 68 (7.65%) ITIL
7 64 (7.20%) Customer Requirements
8 60 (6.75%) Scrum
9 57 (6.41%) ITSM
10 56 (6.30%) Technical Architecture
11 55 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
12 54 (6.07%) Service Delivery
13 45 (5.06%) Customer Engagement
13 45 (5.06%) OO
14 43 (4.84%) Data Migration
14 43 (4.84%) Workflow
15 41 (4.61%) ERP
16 40 (4.50%) Service Management
17 39 (4.39%) Time Management
18 38 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 189 (21.26%) SQL
2 154 (17.32%) Java
3 127 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 99 (11.14%) C#
5 52 (5.85%) PowerShell
6 49 (5.51%) C++
7 40 (4.50%) Shell Script
8 38 (4.27%) Python
9 35 (3.94%) C
10 27 (3.04%) PHP
11 25 (2.81%) PL/SQL
12 21 (2.36%) Apex Code
13 19 (2.14%) Ruby
14 14 (1.57%) Perl
14 14 (1.57%) Scala
14 14 (1.57%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.46%) VB.NET
15 13 (1.46%) VBA
16 12 (1.35%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 153 (17.21%) Degree
2 61 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (5.17%) MCSE
4 45 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (4.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 35 (3.94%) CCNA
7 28 (3.15%) Security Cleared
8 25 (2.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 23 (2.59%) CCNP
10 22 (2.47%) CCIE
11 17 (1.91%) MCP
12 16 (1.80%) MCSA
13 15 (1.69%) MCITP
14 14 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
14 14 (1.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (1.46%) APMP
15 13 (1.46%) CCA
16 11 (1.24%) OCP
16 11 (1.24%) Oracle Certification
17 10 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 9 (1.01%) ISO 9000
3 8 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.67%) GDPR
4 6 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.67%) SLA
5 5 (0.56%) QA
6 4 (0.45%) COBIT
6 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.34%) SEPA
8 1 (0.11%) ARP4754
8 1 (0.11%) ARP4761
8 1 (0.11%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.11%) DO-254
8 1 (0.11%) IFRS
8 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 101 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 96 (10.80%) Active Directory
3 68 (7.65%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.57%) Terminal Services
4 14 (1.57%) XenApp
5 12 (1.35%) vSphere
6 6 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.56%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.45%) Docker
9 3 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.22%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.22%) Samba
10 2 (0.22%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.11%) KVM
11 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (2.59%) SCCM
2 16 (1.80%) vCenter Server
3 15 (1.69%) Backup Exec
4 8 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (0.90%) TeamSite
5 5 (0.56%) Puppet
5 5 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.45%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.34%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.22%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.22%) Ansible
8 2 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.22%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.22%) SCOM
8 2 (0.22%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.22%) SCSM
8 2 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 258 (29.02%) Microsoft
2 136 (15.30%) VMware
3 135 (15.19%) Oracle
4 79 (8.89%) Citrix
5 71 (7.99%) Cisco
6 55 (6.19%) HP
7 37 (4.16%) ServiceNow
8 34 (3.82%) Salesforce.com
9 31 (3.49%) Dell
10 30 (3.37%) IBM
10 30 (3.37%) SAP
11 26 (2.92%) Veeam
12 25 (2.81%) BMC
12 25 (2.81%) HEAT Software
13 19 (2.14%) Juniper
14 18 (2.02%) SonicWALL
14 18 (2.02%) Splunk
14 18 (2.02%) Symantec
15 17 (1.91%) Cognos
16 16 (1.80%) Sage