Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Technical Consultant was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1066 1122 1156
Rank change year-on-year +56 +34 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Consultant 74 77 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.043% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.044% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 60 53 70
UK median annual salary £75,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% -11.54% +6.12%
10th Percentile £44,963 £37,100 £46,125
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +36.36% -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 156,284 173,226 184,588
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.95% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 125,886 138,930 154,533
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Technical Consultant in the UK

Senior Technical Consultant
Top 13 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 15 November 2018. 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 +43 63 £75,000 +30.43% 6
UK excluding London +35 47 £75,000 +36.36% 1
South East +51 37 £75,000 +87.50%
London +37 17 £80,000 +6.67% 5
North of England +26 3 £80,000 +79.78%
Midlands +24 3 £60,000 -14.29%
North West +35 2 £61,250 -
East of England +13 2 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands +36 1 £47,500 -32.14%
Yorkshire +27 1 £120,000 +220.00%
South West +9 1 £80,000 -
Wales - 1 £80,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £65,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 28 (37.84%) Cisco
2 24 (32.43%) Windows
2 24 (32.43%) Presales
3 22 (29.73%) Active Directory
4 19 (25.68%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (24.32%) CCNP
5 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
6 15 (20.27%) Juniper
6 15 (20.27%) Linux
6 15 (20.27%) Finance
6 15 (20.27%) Office 365
6 15 (20.27%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (20.27%) Mentoring
6 15 (20.27%) Customer Requirements
7 14 (18.92%) Project Management
7 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
9 12 (16.22%) SAN
9 12 (16.22%) Migration
9 12 (16.22%) VMware
9 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (14.86%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (14.86%) Firewall
10 11 (14.86%) SQL
10 11 (14.86%) Oracle
10 11 (14.86%) MCSE
11 10 (13.51%) CCIE
11 10 (13.51%) CheckPoint
11 10 (13.51%) Fortinet
11 10 (13.51%) Hyper-V

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 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
1 6 (8.11%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.41%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.70%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.35%) HFM
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.35%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.27%) Office 365
2 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (6.76%) IaaS
4 5 (6.76%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.70%) SaaS
5 2 (2.70%) SAP Leonardo
6 1 (1.35%) PaaS
6 1 (1.35%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) SAN
2 11 (14.86%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (14.86%) Firewall
3 9 (12.16%) Cisco Firepower
4 6 (8.11%) Network Security
4 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.41%) HTTP
5 4 (5.41%) HTTPS
5 4 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (5.41%) Kerberos
6 3 (4.05%) BGP
6 3 (4.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (4.05%) OSPF
6 3 (4.05%) WAN
7 2 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.70%) MPLS
7 2 (2.70%) Wireless
8 1 (1.35%) NAS
8 1 (1.35%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.05%) Apache Kudu
4 3 (4.05%) Impala
5 2 (2.70%) Blockchain
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.35%) Big Data
6 1 (1.35%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.35%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.35%) MySQL
6 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) AutoIt
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Law
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) REST
2 5 (6.76%) Web Services
3 4 (5.41%) .NET
3 4 (5.41%) JSON
3 4 (5.41%) LDAP
3 4 (5.41%) OAuth
3 4 (5.41%) SAML
3 4 (5.41%) SOAP
4 3 (4.05%) Kafka
4 3 (4.05%) XML
5 2 (2.70%) 802.1X
5 2 (2.70%) CSS
5 2 (2.70%) HTML
6 1 (1.35%) WCF
6 1 (1.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.46%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.41%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (2.70%) Clustering
6 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.70%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.43%) Windows
2 15 (20.27%) Linux
3 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Server
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.41%) Unix
7 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Presales
2 15 (20.27%) Customer Requirements
2 15 (20.27%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (20.27%) Mentoring
3 14 (18.92%) Project Management
4 12 (16.22%) Migration
5 10 (13.51%) Analytics
6 9 (12.16%) Load Balancing
6 9 (12.16%) Workflow
7 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2
8 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.46%) ERP
8 7 (9.46%) ITSM
8 7 (9.46%) Service Management
9 6 (8.11%) DevOps
9 6 (8.11%) ITIL
9 6 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (6.76%) Client Onboarding
10 5 (6.76%) Coaching
10 5 (6.76%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.86%) SQL
2 8 (10.81%) Perl
3 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.41%) Java
4 4 (5.41%) Python
5 2 (2.70%) C#
5 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (24.32%) CCNP
3 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (14.86%) MCSE
5 10 (13.51%) CCIE
6 8 (10.81%) Degree
7 7 (9.46%) CISSP
8 6 (8.11%) CCIE Security
9 3 (4.05%) MCITP
10 2 (2.70%) CCSE
10 2 (2.70%) SANS
11 1 (1.35%) CCA
11 1 (1.35%) CCDA
11 1 (1.35%) CCNA
11 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (1.35%) MCSA
11 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) PMBOK
1 5 (6.76%) PMO
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 22 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.51%) Hyper-V
3 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.76%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.70%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.70%) UAG
5 2 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.35%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.35%) XenApp
6 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.41%) Ansible
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle ZFS
2 4 (5.41%) Terraform
3 3 (4.05%) SCCM
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) Cisco
2 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.27%) Juniper
4 12 (16.22%) VMware
5 11 (14.86%) Oracle
6 10 (13.51%) CheckPoint
6 10 (13.51%) Fortinet
7 9 (12.16%) Blue Coat
7 9 (12.16%) F5
7 9 (12.16%) FireEye
7 9 (12.16%) ForeScout
7 9 (12.16%) Tufin
8 8 (10.81%) Citrix
9 7 (9.46%) BMC
9 7 (9.46%) Dell
9 7 (9.46%) HP
9 7 (9.46%) Remedy
10 5 (6.76%) Apple
10 5 (6.76%) EMC
10 5 (6.76%) NetApp