Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 353 404 345
Rank change year-on-year +51 -59 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 203 200 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 0.57% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.59% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 172 174 311
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £28,200 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,250 £75,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29304 33921 41438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.97% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24468 28449 34555
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in the South East

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Technical Consultant in the South East

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Consultant in the South East

Technical Consultant
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Thames Valley +24 91 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Hampshire +36 61 £42,000 -34.12% 3
Berkshire +26 61 £52,500 -4.55% 3
Surrey +11 28 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Oxfordshire +11 25 £58,750 +104.35% 1
West Sussex +14 11 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +18 6 £28,000 -44.00%
Home Counties +6 4 £53,750 -28.33%
East Sussex - 3 £65,000 -
Kent +7 2 - -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 81 (39.90%) Presales
2 67 (33.00%) Microsoft
3 55 (27.09%) Windows
4 53 (26.11%) VMware
5 46 (22.66%) Windows Server
6 44 (21.67%) Active Directory
7 43 (21.18%) Cisco
8 42 (20.69%) Degree
9 38 (18.72%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (18.23%) SQL
11 35 (17.24%) Firewall
12 29 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 26 (12.81%) MS Exchange
14 25 (12.32%) .NET
14 25 (12.32%) Java
14 25 (12.32%) Project Management
14 25 (12.32%) Service Delivery
14 25 (12.32%) PowerShell
15 24 (11.82%) Dell
16 23 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (11.33%) Office 365
17 22 (10.84%) HP
18 21 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
18 21 (10.34%) SQL Server
18 21 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
18 21 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
18 21 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
18 21 (10.34%) Computer Science
19 20 (9.85%) Finance
19 20 (9.85%) Migration

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 26 (12.81%) MS Exchange
2 20 (9.85%) IIS
3 19 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (5.42%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.97%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.48%) Apache
9 2 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.49%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.49%) CMS
10 1 (0.49%) Liferay
10 1 (0.49%) Moodle
10 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.49%) Totara
Applications
1 9 (4.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.49%) CATIA
3 1 (0.49%) Simulink
3 1 (0.49%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 8 (3.94%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (3.94%) Oracle HRMS
2 7 (3.45%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (3.45%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.49%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.49%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (11.33%) Office 365
3 17 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (5.42%) IaaS
5 5 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.97%) PaaS
7 3 (1.48%) Slack
8 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.49%) Boomi
8 1 (0.49%) Heroku
8 1 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) SaaS
8 1 (0.49%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (17.24%) Firewall
2 21 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (9.36%) MPLS
4 18 (8.87%) VPN
4 18 (8.87%) WAN
5 15 (7.39%) Cisco PIX
5 15 (7.39%) VoIP
6 14 (6.90%) DSL
6 14 (6.90%) Ethernet
6 14 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
6 14 (6.90%) SSL
7 10 (4.93%) SAN
8 4 (1.97%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (1.97%) Network Security
8 4 (1.97%) WebEx
9 3 (1.48%) DHCP
9 3 (1.48%) DNS
9 3 (1.48%) LAN
9 3 (1.48%) Skype
10 2 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.94%) MS Access
3 6 (2.96%) GIS
4 5 (2.46%) MySQL
5 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.48%) DB2
6 3 (1.48%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.99%) Redis
8 1 (0.49%) Big Data
8 1 (0.49%) Essbase
8 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Eclipse
1 3 (1.48%) JIRA
2 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.49%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.49%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.49%) Travis CI
General
1 20 (9.85%) Finance
2 7 (3.45%) Retail
3 6 (2.96%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.96%) Marketing
4 5 (2.46%) Publishing
4 5 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.48%) Electronics
5 3 (1.48%) Local Government
6 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) German Language
7 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.32%) .NET
2 20 (9.85%) HTML
3 16 (7.88%) XML
4 11 (5.42%) CSS
4 11 (5.42%) Web Services
5 10 (4.93%) Visualforce
6 8 (3.94%) J2EE
7 7 (3.45%) SOAP
8 6 (2.96%) jQuery
8 6 (2.96%) REST
9 5 (2.46%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.46%) JSON
10 4 (1.97%) Servlets
11 3 (1.48%) EDI
11 3 (1.48%) JSP
11 3 (1.48%) RESTful
11 3 (1.48%) Spring
11 3 (1.48%) Struts
12 2 (0.99%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (0.99%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.37%) Clustering
3 15 (7.39%) NHS
4 14 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 14 (6.90%) Replication
5 10 (4.93%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.97%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.97%) Fintech
7 4 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.97%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.48%) EPoS
8 3 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.99%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.99%) PKI
9 2 (0.99%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (27.09%) Windows
2 46 (22.66%) Windows Server
3 21 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (7.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.45%) Linux
7 5 (2.46%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.97%) Unix
9 3 (1.48%) CentOS
9 3 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.48%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (39.90%) Presales
2 25 (12.32%) Project Management
2 25 (12.32%) Service Delivery
3 23 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
5 20 (9.85%) ITIL
5 20 (9.85%) Migration
6 19 (9.36%) Information Security
7 17 (8.37%) PRINCE2
8 16 (7.88%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (7.88%) TOGAF
9 15 (7.39%) Customer Requirements
9 15 (7.39%) Integration Testing
9 15 (7.39%) UML
10 14 (6.90%) ITSM
10 14 (6.90%) Load Balancing
10 14 (6.90%) Problem Management
10 14 (6.90%) Service Management
10 14 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
10 14 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (18.23%) SQL
2 25 (12.32%) Java
2 25 (12.32%) PowerShell
3 17 (8.37%) JavaScript
4 12 (5.91%) C#
5 10 (4.93%) Apex Code
6 7 (3.45%) C++
6 7 (3.45%) PHP
7 5 (2.46%) C
7 5 (2.46%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.48%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.48%) Perl
8 3 (1.48%) Python
8 3 (1.48%) VBA
9 2 (0.99%) Go
9 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.99%) Ruby
10 1 (0.49%) Ada
10 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.49%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 42 (20.69%) Degree
2 21 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (9.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (8.87%) Security Cleared
5 16 (7.88%) CCIE
5 16 (7.88%) MCSE
6 15 (7.39%) CCNA
7 14 (6.90%) MCITP
7 14 (6.90%) MCP
7 14 (6.90%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (6.40%) APMP
9 6 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.97%) CCNP
10 4 (1.97%) CISM
10 4 (1.97%) CISSP
11 3 (1.48%) CCSP
12 2 (0.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (0.99%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (0.99%) EMCTA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.48%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.99%) GDPR
5 1 (0.49%) ARP4754
5 1 (0.49%) ARP4761
5 1 (0.49%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.49%) DO-254
5 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (21.67%) Active Directory
2 38 (18.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.87%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.90%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.48%) Docker
7 1 (0.49%) KVM
7 1 (0.49%) vSphere
7 1 (0.49%) XenApp
7 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (6.90%) Backup Exec
1 14 (6.90%) vCenter Server
2 9 (4.43%) SCCM
3 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.48%) Puppet
4 2 (0.99%) Ansible
4 2 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.49%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (33.00%) Microsoft
2 53 (26.11%) VMware
3 43 (21.18%) Cisco
4 24 (11.82%) Dell
5 22 (10.84%) HP
6 20 (9.85%) Oracle
7 18 (8.87%) Citrix
7 18 (8.87%) Juniper
7 18 (8.87%) Veeam
8 16 (7.88%) Symantec
9 15 (7.39%) SonicWALL
10 14 (6.90%) Draytek
10 14 (6.90%) ProCurve
10 14 (6.90%) Veritas
10 14 (6.90%) WatchGuard
10 14 (6.90%) ZyXEL
11 10 (4.93%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (3.94%) EMC
12 8 (3.94%) SAP
13 6 (2.96%) NetApp