Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £54,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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

Technical Consultant
England > North West
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 313 312 322
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 47 63 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.48% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.49% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 37 49 29
North West median annual salary £54,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.24% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 11,527 12,750 11,603
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 96.68% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9,335 10,271 9,820
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in the North West

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Technical Consultant in the North West

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in the North West over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Consultant in the North West

Technical Consultant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
Manchester +15 32 £57,500 +35.29% 4
Cheshire -10 8 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Lancashire +14 6 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Merseyside - 1 £57,500 -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 North West region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 15 (31.91%) VMware
1 15 (31.91%) Hyper-V
2 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (27.66%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (23.40%) Windows
5 10 (21.28%) Presales
5 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
6 9 (19.15%) Office 365
6 9 (19.15%) CRM
7 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
7 8 (17.02%) Dell
7 8 (17.02%) EMC
7 8 (17.02%) Veeam
7 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (14.89%) Publishing
8 7 (14.89%) Apex Code
8 7 (14.89%) Mason
8 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (14.89%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (14.89%) SQL
9 6 (12.77%) Dell Compellent
9 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (12.77%) EqualLogic
9 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (12.77%) ERP
9 6 (12.77%) Citrix
9 6 (12.77%) Wireless
9 6 (12.77%) Cisco
9 6 (12.77%) Load Balancing

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (10.64%) IIS
2 4 (8.51%) Confluence
2 4 (8.51%) MQSeries
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.13%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (8.51%) Temenos T24
2 3 (6.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Office 365
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.26%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Wireless
2 3 (6.38%) VPN
3 2 (4.26%) ADSL
3 2 (4.26%) Broadband
3 2 (4.26%) ISDN
3 2 (4.26%) PBX
3 2 (4.26%) PSTN
3 2 (4.26%) SAN
3 2 (4.26%) VSAN
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.13%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
1 4 (8.51%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.89%) Publishing
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
2 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) Law
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) Mason
2 5 (10.64%) XML
3 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 3 (6.38%) Visualforce
4 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.13%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) HTML
5 1 (2.13%) REST
5 1 (2.13%) SAP Basis
5 1 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Replication
3 4 (8.51%) PKI
4 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.51%) AIX
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Unix
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (21.28%) Presales
3 9 (19.15%) CRM
4 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (12.77%) ERP
5 6 (12.77%) Load Balancing
6 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.64%) Coaching
6 5 (10.64%) High Availability
6 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.51%) Cryptography
7 4 (8.51%) DevOps
7 4 (8.51%) Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.51%) Scrum
7 4 (8.51%) SDLC
7 4 (8.51%) Wealth Management
7 4 (8.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) Apex Code
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) Java
3 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.38%) C#
5 2 (4.26%) C
6 1 (2.13%) ABAP
6 1 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (31.91%) Hyper-V
2 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (8.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Kubernetes
1 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) VMware
2 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.02%) Dell
3 8 (17.02%) EMC
3 8 (17.02%) Veeam
4 7 (14.89%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (12.77%) Cisco
5 6 (12.77%) Citrix
5 6 (12.77%) Dell Compellent
5 6 (12.77%) EqualLogic
6 4 (8.51%) jBASE
6 4 (8.51%) Temenos
7 2 (4.26%) DataCore
7 2 (4.26%) Informatica
7 2 (4.26%) NetApp
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle
7 2 (4.26%) TOWER Software
8 1 (2.13%) Capita
8 1 (2.13%) Pegasus
8 1 (2.13%) SAP