Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 22 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 139 141
Rank change year-on-year +41 +2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 10 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.70% 0.092% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.094% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 5
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +40.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £39,375 £51,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £43,875 £53,750 £38,750
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £58,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -27.66% +56.67% +13.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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 Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1410 2137 2368
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.19% 98.03% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1260 1914 2033
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,250 £53,100
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in South Wales

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Technical Consultant in South Wales

Technical Consultant
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 22 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
Newport - 9 £42,500 -
Cardiff +31 1 £41,000 -21.90%
Technical Consultant
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wales region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Shell Script
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (80.00%) iSeries
2 8 (80.00%) IBM
3 7 (70.00%) Python
3 7 (70.00%) OS/400
3 7 (70.00%) DHCP
3 7 (70.00%) HTTP
3 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 7 (70.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (70.00%) Middleware
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (70.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (70.00%) Splunk
3 7 (70.00%) VCP5
3 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (70.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (70.00%) DevOps
4 6 (60.00%) Advertising
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (20.00%) LAN

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (70.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 7 (70.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DHCP
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
1 7 (70.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
General
1 6 (60.00%) Advertising
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Middleware
1 7 (70.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) iSeries
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) OS/400
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (10.00%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps
1 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Creative Thinking
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (70.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (70.00%) VCP5
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) IBM
3 7 (70.00%) Splunk
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Intel
5 1 (10.00%) Vyatta