The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 202 222
Rank change year-on-year -32 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 35 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.51% 0.46% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.47% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 30
Median salary £42,500 £36,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.64% -8.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £19,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6598 5504 6187
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.66% 97.74% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5394 4671 5060
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Technical Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -32 18 £38,750 +10.71% 7
Cheshire -21 15 £42,500 -8.10% 4
Lancashire - 2 £42,500 -
Technical Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 21 (38.89%) SQL
2 20 (37.04%) Windows
3 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
6 12 (22.22%) Web Services
7 10 (18.52%) Java
7 10 (18.52%) ISO 9000
7 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
7 10 (18.52%) Finance
7 10 (18.52%) High Availability
7 10 (18.52%) DevOps
7 10 (18.52%) Presales
8 9 (16.67%) Software Delivery
8 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (16.67%) VMware
8 9 (16.67%) Linux
9 8 (14.81%) Citrix
9 8 (14.81%) Open Source
9 8 (14.81%) SDLC
10 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (12.96%) SAN
10 7 (12.96%) DHCP
10 7 (12.96%) DNS
10 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
10 7 (12.96%) Unix
10 7 (12.96%) XML
10 7 (12.96%) XSD
10 7 (12.96%) .NET

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 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.11%) Drupal
3 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (9.26%) JBoss
4 5 (9.26%) WebLogic
4 5 (9.26%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.56%) GeoServer
6 1 (1.85%) Apache
6 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.85%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Office 365
3 2 (3.70%) iPaaS
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) SaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) DHCP
1 7 (12.96%) DNS
1 7 (12.96%) SAN
2 5 (9.26%) iSCSI
2 5 (9.26%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (7.41%) VPN
4 2 (3.70%) Unified Communications
4 2 (3.70%) Wireless
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.85%) Firewall
5 1 (1.85%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) Skype
5 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) VoIP
5 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.56%) GIS
3 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.56%) Spatial Data
4 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Advertising
3 2 (3.70%) French Language
3 2 (3.70%) Law
3 2 (3.70%) Publishing
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) Web Services
2 7 (12.96%) .NET
2 7 (12.96%) XML
2 7 (12.96%) XSD
3 5 (9.26%) DCOM
3 5 (9.26%) EJB
3 5 (9.26%) JMS
3 5 (9.26%) JSP
3 5 (9.26%) Servlets
3 5 (9.26%) WSDL
4 4 (7.41%) HTML
5 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.70%) CSS
5 2 (3.70%) HTML5
5 2 (3.70%) JSON
5 2 (3.70%) Node.js
5 2 (3.70%) REST
5 2 (3.70%) Spring
5 2 (3.70%) Spring Integration
5 2 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Linux
3 7 (12.96%) Unix
3 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.26%) Windows 8
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Vista
4 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.52%) DevOps
2 10 (18.52%) High Availability
2 10 (18.52%) Presales
3 9 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 8 (14.81%) Open Source
4 8 (14.81%) SDLC
5 7 (12.96%) TDD
6 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 6 (11.11%) Scrum
7 5 (9.26%) Analytics
7 5 (9.26%) BDD
8 3 (5.56%) Coaching
8 3 (5.56%) CRM
8 3 (5.56%) Migration
8 3 (5.56%) Project Management
8 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) SQL
2 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.52%) Java
4 5 (9.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.70%) C
6 1 (1.85%) ABAP
6 1 (1.85%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) C++
6 1 (1.85%) Progress 4GL
6 1 (1.85%) VB
6 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) MCSE
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.70%) CCA
3 2 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.85%) CCIE
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.85%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.85%) GCIH
4 1 (1.85%) GREM
4 1 (1.85%) MCSA
4 1 (1.85%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.26%) XenApp
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) Samba
4 1 (1.85%) vCloud
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) VMware
3 8 (14.81%) Citrix
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle
5 5 (9.26%) SonicWALL
6 3 (5.56%) Veeam
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco
7 2 (3.70%) Dell
7 2 (3.70%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (3.70%) EqualLogic
7 2 (3.70%) SAP
7 2 (3.70%) Sophos
7 2 (3.70%) Symantec
8 1 (1.85%) Avaya
8 1 (1.85%) EMC
8 1 (1.85%) Epicor
8 1 (1.85%) Google
8 1 (1.85%) Juniper
8 1 (1.85%) Sage
8 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
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