The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Consultant
England / South West
Rank 225 206 194
Rank change year-on-year -19 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 15 51 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.29% 0.87% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.90% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 14 44 57
Median salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £29,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £49,375
% change year-on-year +16.66% -8.86%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4917 5654 5814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.70% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4106 4670 4874
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in the South West

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Technical Consultant in the South West

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in the South West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Consultant in the South West

Technical Consultant
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Wiltshire -6 8 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Bristol +5 3 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Gloucestershire -6 2 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Somerset -19 1 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Cornwall - 1 £24,500 -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 West region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (32.43%) VMware
3 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
3 11 (29.73%) Cisco
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
5 9 (24.32%) SaaS
5 9 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (24.32%) SonicWALL
5 9 (24.32%) Cisco PIX
5 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
5 9 (24.32%) VPN
5 9 (24.32%) Dell
6 8 (21.62%) WAN
6 8 (21.62%) SQL
6 8 (21.62%) ITIL
6 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
6 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
6 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
7 7 (18.92%) .NET
7 7 (18.92%) Linux
7 7 (18.92%) UML
8 6 (16.22%) LAN
8 6 (16.22%) C#
8 6 (16.22%) Java
8 6 (16.22%) CCNA
8 6 (16.22%) CCIE
8 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 4 (10.81%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) SaaS
2 2 (5.41%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (24.32%) Cisco PIX
1 9 (24.32%) VPN
2 8 (21.62%) WAN
3 6 (16.22%) LAN
4 3 (8.11%) Firewall
5 2 (5.41%) DSL
5 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
5 2 (5.41%) MPLS
5 2 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (5.41%) SSL
5 2 (5.41%) VoIP
6 1 (2.70%) 3GPP
6 1 (2.70%) LTE
6 1 (2.70%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (2.70%) SAN
6 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Big Data
2 5 (13.51%) Hadoop
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.70%) Ingres
6 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Local Government
1 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.41%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
2 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.70%) EJB
2 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) J2EE
2 1 (2.70%) Kafka
2 1 (2.70%) Spring
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) Cybercrime
3 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.11%) Clustering
5 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.41%) Replication
6 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
4 7 (18.92%) Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Unix
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Android
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
1 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
2 7 (18.92%) UML
3 6 (16.22%) Visualisation
4 4 (10.81%) Information Security
4 4 (10.81%) Information Security Governance
5 3 (8.11%) CRM
5 3 (8.11%) High Availability
5 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.41%) Analytics
6 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Server Building
7 1 (2.70%) Business Development
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.70%) Physics
7 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) C#
2 6 (16.22%) Java
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.11%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) CCIE
3 6 (16.22%) CCNA
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
4 4 (10.81%) CISSP
5 3 (8.11%) MCP
5 3 (8.11%) MCSE
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.41%) CCNP
6 2 (5.41%) MCITP
6 2 (5.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
1 12 (32.43%) VMware
2 11 (29.73%) Cisco
3 9 (24.32%) Dell
3 9 (24.32%) SonicWALL
4 3 (8.11%) Veeam
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) Draytek
5 2 (5.41%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) Juniper
5 2 (5.41%) ProCurve
5 2 (5.41%) Symantec
5 2 (5.41%) Veritas
5 2 (5.41%) WatchGuard
5 2 (5.41%) ZyXEL
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Pegasus
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