Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 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
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 296 336 309
Rank change year-on-year +40 -27 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 68 31 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.51% 0.25% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.26% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 51 28 43
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £20,400 £27,800
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £62,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 12881 12066 12498
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 97.00% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10316 10146 10375
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 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
Manchester -5 37 £42,500 - 2
Cheshire -15 23 £40,000 -15.79% 5
Lancashire - 7 £40,000 -
Merseyside +19 1 - -
Technical Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 29 (42.65%) Windows
2 27 (39.71%) SQL
3 24 (35.29%) Finance
4 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
5 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
6 14 (20.59%) Degree
7 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (17.65%) Presales
8 12 (17.65%) XML
8 12 (17.65%) Migration
9 11 (16.18%) Manufacturing
9 11 (16.18%) VMware
9 11 (16.18%) .NET
9 11 (16.18%) HTML
9 11 (16.18%) ERP
10 10 (14.71%) CRM
10 10 (14.71%) Citrix
10 10 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (14.71%) Retail
10 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (14.71%) Data Migration
11 9 (13.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (13.24%) Windows Server
11 9 (13.24%) Coaching
11 9 (13.24%) High Availability
11 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
11 9 (13.24%) ISO 9000
11 9 (13.24%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (13.24%) Web Services

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 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (5.88%) JBoss
2 4 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.41%) Drupal
3 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.94%) Apache
4 2 (2.94%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.47%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Infor M3
1 4 (5.88%) Sage 1000
1 4 (5.88%) Sage 500
2 2 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.47%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.47%) Infor LN
3 1 (1.47%) Movex
3 1 (1.47%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.47%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.47%) Sage 50
3 1 (1.47%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.47%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.47%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.47%) iPaaS
4 1 (1.47%) Office 365
4 1 (1.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) DNS
2 7 (10.29%) DHCP
3 6 (8.82%) SAN
3 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.35%) VPN
5 3 (4.41%) ADSL
5 3 (4.41%) FTP
5 3 (4.41%) Internet
5 3 (4.41%) PSTN
6 2 (2.94%) LAN
6 2 (2.94%) WAN
7 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.47%) SNMP
7 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (13.24%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (13.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.41%) GIS
5 3 (4.41%) Spatial Data
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.47%) MySQL
7 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.47%) Power BI
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 24 (35.29%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Manufacturing
3 10 (14.71%) Retail
4 6 (8.82%) Advertising
4 6 (8.82%) Marketing
5 5 (7.35%) Banking
5 5 (7.35%) Electronics
5 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.47%) French Language
6 1 (1.47%) Law
6 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) XML
2 11 (16.18%) .NET
2 11 (16.18%) HTML
3 9 (13.24%) Web Services
4 7 (10.29%) CSS
5 5 (7.35%) XSD
6 4 (5.88%) EJB
6 4 (5.88%) JMS
6 4 (5.88%) JSP
6 4 (5.88%) Servlets
6 4 (5.88%) WSDL
7 3 (4.41%) EDI
8 1 (1.47%) DCOM
8 1 (1.47%) Middleware
8 1 (1.47%) ODBC
8 1 (1.47%) SAPUI5
8 1 (1.47%) Visualforce
8 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Chip and PIN
2 5 (7.35%) EPoS
3 4 (5.88%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) Replication
5 1 (1.47%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) iPad
5 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.65%) Windows
2 9 (13.24%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.76%) Linux
4 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.88%) Unix
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.65%) Migration
2 12 (17.65%) Presales
3 11 (16.18%) ERP
4 10 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (14.71%) CRM
4 10 (14.71%) Data Migration
5 9 (13.24%) Coaching
5 9 (13.24%) High Availability
6 7 (10.29%) SDLC
7 6 (8.82%) DevOps
7 6 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.82%) Software Delivery
8 5 (7.35%) People Management
8 5 (7.35%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.35%) Software Testing
8 5 (7.35%) Time Management
9 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) SQL
2 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.29%) T-SQL
2 7 (10.29%) VB
2 7 (10.29%) VB.NET
2 7 (10.29%) VBA
3 5 (7.35%) Java
4 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.47%) ABAP
6 1 (1.47%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.47%) C#
6 1 (1.47%) Korn
6 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.47%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) RPG
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Degree
2 7 (10.29%) Master's Degree
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.88%) CCA
4 4 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (5.88%) MCSE
4 4 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.47%) MCITP
5 1 (1.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.41%) XenApp
4 2 (2.94%) Samba
4 2 (2.94%) vSphere
5 1 (1.47%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.47%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.18%) VMware
3 10 (14.71%) Citrix
4 7 (10.29%) SAP
5 6 (8.82%) Sage
6 5 (7.35%) Veeam
7 4 (5.88%) HP
7 4 (5.88%) Infor
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle
8 3 (4.41%) Google
8 3 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.47%) CyberSource
9 1 (1.47%) Dell
9 1 (1.47%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (1.47%) EMC
9 1 (1.47%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.47%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.47%) Sophos
9 1 (1.47%) Symantec