The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 27 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 151 144
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 10 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.37% 0.38% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.40% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 18
Median salary £37,500 £53,250 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.57% -13.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £40,950 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £61,800 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2552 2769 2967
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.03% 96.62% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1640 1596 1883
Median salary £43,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in Scotland

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Technical Consultant in Scotland

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Consultant in Scotland

Technical Consultant
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 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
Glasgow +1 4 £38,250 -33.47% 1
North Lanarkshire - 4 £37,500 -
Edinburgh -5 1 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Technical Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (29.63%) Presales
5 5 (18.52%) Finance
5 5 (18.52%) Network Security
5 5 (18.52%) Cognos Impromptu
5 5 (18.52%) WAN
5 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (18.52%) Splunk
5 5 (18.52%) Office 365
5 5 (18.52%) Big Data
5 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (14.81%) XML
6 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
6 4 (14.81%) .NET
6 4 (14.81%) CSS
6 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
6 4 (14.81%) Degree
6 4 (14.81%) VMware
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.70%) FileNet
4 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.70%) iTrent
2 1 (3.70%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (3.70%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) SaaS
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Network Security
1 5 (18.52%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) Skype
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Big Data
1 5 (18.52%) Cognos Impromptu
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) NetBeans
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Local Government
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
1 4 (14.81%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) SOAP
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.70%) Fintech
3 1 (3.70%) IVR
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Unix
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Presales
2 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) CRM
4 2 (7.41%) Document Management
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Business Development
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) ERP
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) OOD
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) Process Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
1 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) MCSE
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Splunk
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Sophos
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec
6 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) Dell
6 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
6 1 (3.70%) McAfee
6 1 (3.70%) Northgate
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