Period
to 9 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 296 302 336
Rank change year-on-year +6 +34 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 56 63 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.49% 0.48% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.50% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 40 47 26
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% -7.89%
10th Percentile £39,950 £22,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £60,625
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -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 10,955 12,658 12,089
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.66% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8,912 10,133 10,169
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +8 35 £57,500 +35.29% 8
Cheshire +32 15 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Merseyside +13 3 £40,000 -
Lancashire +6 3 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Technical Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 21 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (35.71%) Presales
3 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (32.14%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (30.36%) VMware
4 17 (30.36%) Hyper-V
5 14 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (23.21%) Office 365
7 12 (21.43%) SQL
7 12 (21.43%) CRM
7 12 (21.43%) Publishing
8 11 (19.64%) Migration
8 11 (19.64%) Veeam
8 11 (19.64%) Load Balancing
8 11 (19.64%) Dell
8 11 (19.64%) EMC
8 11 (19.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (19.64%) Wireless
8 11 (19.64%) Cisco
8 11 (19.64%) EqualLogic
8 11 (19.64%) Dell Compellent
9 9 (16.07%) Citrix
10 8 (14.29%) Windows
10 8 (14.29%) C#
11 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 7 (12.50%) ERP
11 7 (12.50%) Workflow
11 7 (12.50%) Data Migration
11 7 (12.50%) Coaching

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 (8.93%) IIS
2 4 (7.14%) MQSeries
3 3 (5.36%) ArcGIS
3 3 (5.36%) GeoServer
4 2 (3.57%) Confluence
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (7.14%) Temenos T24
3 3 (5.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (23.21%) Office 365
3 5 (8.93%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.57%) Azure Functions
4 2 (3.57%) IaaS
4 2 (3.57%) PaaS
4 2 (3.57%) Serverless
5 1 (1.79%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) Wireless
2 3 (5.36%) VPN
3 2 (3.57%) ADSL
3 2 (3.57%) Broadband
3 2 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (3.57%) ISDN
3 2 (3.57%) PBX
3 2 (3.57%) PSTN
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) LAN
4 1 (1.79%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Big Data
1 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.36%) DB2
2 3 (5.36%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (5.36%) GIS
2 3 (5.36%) QGIS
3 2 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.79%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Aptana Studio
1 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (21.43%) Publishing
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Law
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.57%) Marketing
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
2 5 (8.93%) XML
3 4 (7.14%) CSS
3 4 (7.14%) HTML
3 4 (7.14%) Visualforce
4 3 (5.36%) Leaflet
4 3 (5.36%) Middleware
4 3 (5.36%) OpenLayers
4 3 (5.36%) PostGIS
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.79%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 21 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Replication
3 4 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.57%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.79%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.14%) AIX
5 1 (1.79%) Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Unix
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Presales
2 18 (32.14%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (21.43%) CRM
4 11 (19.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (19.64%) Load Balancing
4 11 (19.64%) Migration
5 7 (12.50%) Coaching
5 7 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 7 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 7 (12.50%) ERP
5 7 (12.50%) Workflow
6 5 (8.93%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (8.93%) High Availability
6 5 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.93%) Web Development
7 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.36%) Decision-Making
9 2 (3.57%) Analytical Thinking
9 2 (3.57%) Master Data Management
9 2 (3.57%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) C#
3 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.93%) Apex Code
4 5 (8.93%) Java
5 4 (7.14%) Python
6 2 (3.57%) C
6 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.79%) ABAP
7 1 (1.79%) R
7 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
1 1 (1.79%) PhD
1 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (30.36%) Hyper-V
2 14 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (30.36%) VMware
3 11 (19.64%) Cisco
3 11 (19.64%) Dell
3 11 (19.64%) Dell Compellent
3 11 (19.64%) EMC
3 11 (19.64%) EqualLogic
3 11 (19.64%) Veeam
4 9 (16.07%) Citrix
5 5 (8.93%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (7.14%) jBASE
6 4 (7.14%) Oracle
6 4 (7.14%) Temenos
7 3 (5.36%) Mapinfo
8 2 (3.57%) Informatica
8 2 (3.57%) SAP
8 2 (3.57%) TOWER Software
9 1 (1.79%) Pegasus