Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Technical Consultant was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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

Senior Technical Consultant
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1030 1140 1105
Rank change year-on-year +110 -35 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Consultant 75 54 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.031% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.032% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 66 37 64
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £46,875 £37,750 £51,250
90th Percentile £90,625 £85,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £48,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +56.25% -26.15% +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 145,255 167,294 171,193
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.18% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 116,140 135,774 142,579
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Senior Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Technical Consultant in the UK

Senior Technical Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Technical Consultant in the UK

Senior Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Technical Consultant over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Technical Consultant in the UK

Senior Technical Consultant
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
England +112 67 £75,000 +7.14% 6
UK excluding London +85 51 £75,000 +56.25% 4
South East +62 40 £75,000 +25.00% 3
London +38 17 £80,000 +14.29% 2
East of England +42 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Midlands +43 3 £60,000 -14.29%
North of England +40 2 £100,000 +116.22%
West Midlands +36 2 £53,750 -23.21%
North West +24 1 £80,000 +30.61%
Yorkshire +13 1 £120,000 +190.91%
Scotland +7 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £65,000 -

Senior Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, Senior 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 featuring Senior Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 30 (40.00%) Presales
2 24 (32.00%) Windows
3 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (25.33%) Migration
4 18 (24.00%) Cisco
4 18 (24.00%) Oracle
5 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
5 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (21.33%) Customer Requirements
6 15 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 15 (20.00%) Linux
6 15 (20.00%) Finance
7 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
8 12 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (16.00%) Perl
8 12 (16.00%) REST
8 12 (16.00%) Office 365
8 12 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (14.67%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (14.67%) Hadoop
9 11 (14.67%) CCNP
10 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (13.33%) SQL
10 10 (13.33%) IaaS
10 10 (13.33%) DevOps
10 10 (13.33%) Apache Spark
11 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (12.00%) CISSP
11 9 (12.00%) VMware

Senior Technical Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (13.33%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) HFM
2 3 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.67%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.33%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (16.00%) Office 365
3 10 (13.33%) IaaS
4 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.67%) PaaS
6 2 (2.67%) SaaS
6 2 (2.67%) SAP Leonardo
7 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.67%) Firewall
2 5 (6.67%) Network Security
2 5 (6.67%) SAN
3 4 (5.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (5.33%) Cisco Firepower
3 4 (5.33%) HTTP
3 4 (5.33%) HTTPS
3 4 (5.33%) Kerberos
3 4 (5.33%) WAN
4 3 (4.00%) BGP
4 3 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (4.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (4.00%) OSPF
5 2 (2.67%) MPLS
5 2 (2.67%) Wireless
6 1 (1.33%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.33%) FTP
6 1 (1.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.67%) Hadoop
3 8 (10.67%) Oracle Exadata
3 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
4 7 (9.33%) Apache Kudu
4 7 (9.33%) Impala
5 4 (5.33%) Big Data
5 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.67%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.67%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.67%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.33%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.33%) MySQL
7 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) AutoIt
2 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.33%) Selenium
2 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) REST
2 8 (10.67%) JSON
2 8 (10.67%) Kafka
3 5 (6.67%) HTML
3 5 (6.67%) OAuth
4 4 (5.33%) LDAP
4 4 (5.33%) SAML
4 4 (5.33%) SOAP
4 4 (5.33%) Web Services
5 3 (4.00%) .NET
5 3 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.00%) CSS
5 3 (4.00%) React
5 3 (4.00%) XML
6 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.33%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.33%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.33%) Cyber Defence
4 4 (5.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.67%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.33%) Clustering
7 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.00%) Windows
2 15 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (5.33%) Unix
3 4 (5.33%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Presales
2 19 (25.33%) Migration
3 16 (21.33%) Customer Requirements
4 15 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 11 (14.67%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (13.33%) DevOps
7 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.67%) Open Source
8 8 (10.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (10.67%) Storage Management
8 8 (10.67%) Technical Leadership
9 7 (9.33%) Load Balancing
10 6 (8.00%) Analytics
10 6 (8.00%) Project Management
11 5 (6.67%) Data Analysis
11 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (5.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) Perl
2 10 (13.33%) SQL
3 8 (10.67%) Java
3 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.67%) Python
4 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (14.67%) CCNP
3 9 (12.00%) CISSP
3 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.00%) CCIE
4 6 (8.00%) MCSE
5 3 (4.00%) CCNA
5 3 (4.00%) Degree
5 3 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.67%) CCIE Security
6 2 (2.67%) CCSA
6 2 (2.67%) MCITP
6 2 (2.67%) MCSA
6 2 (2.67%) SANS
7 1 (1.33%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.33%) CCA
7 1 (1.33%) CCDA
7 1 (1.33%) CCSE
7 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) GDPR
1 2 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.33%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.00%) XenApp
4 3 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.67%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.33%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Ansible
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle ZFS
1 8 (10.67%) Terraform
2 6 (8.00%) SCCM
3 4 (5.33%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.00%) SCOM
4 3 (4.00%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.33%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.00%) Cisco
2 18 (24.00%) Oracle
3 9 (12.00%) VMware
4 8 (10.67%) Tableau
5 6 (8.00%) HP
5 6 (8.00%) Juniper
5 6 (8.00%) NetApp
6 5 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.67%) Citrix
6 5 (6.67%) Dell
6 5 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.33%) Blue Coat
7 4 (5.33%) F5
7 4 (5.33%) FireEye
7 4 (5.33%) ForeScout
7 4 (5.33%) Hyperion
7 4 (5.33%) Tufin
7 4 (5.33%) Veeam
8 3 (4.00%) Palo Alto