Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Technical Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1096 1098 1170
Rank change year-on-year +2 +72 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Consultant 77 109 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.062% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.064% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 61 86 94
UK median annual salary £70,000 £61,250 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +16.67%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,125 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +27.27% -4.35% -4.17%

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 161,130 169,327 185,964
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 96.01% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 129,874 135,710 156,315
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
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% - +6.25%

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 September 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 18 September 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 -1 65 £70,000 +10.67% 1
UK excluding London +6 51 £70,000 +27.27% 1
South East +13 39 £72,500 +26.09% 1
London +13 15 £49,750 -28.93%
Midlands +20 4 £67,500 +5.47%
North of England +8 4 £68,750 +7.42%
North West +19 3 £57,500 -17.86%
West Midlands +26 2 £70,000 +9.38%
East of England +4 2 £55,000 -
Yorkshire +20 1 £120,000 +87.50%
South West -8 1 £80,000 +25.00%
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 18 September 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 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 27 (35.06%) Active Directory
2 27 (35.06%) Windows
2 27 (35.06%) Presales
3 22 (28.57%) Cisco
4 20 (25.97%) Customer Requirements
5 19 (24.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (24.68%) VMware
6 18 (23.38%) Project Management
6 18 (23.38%) SAN
7 17 (22.08%) SQL
7 17 (22.08%) Office 365
8 16 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (19.48%) MCSE
9 15 (19.48%) Juniper
9 15 (19.48%) CCNP
9 15 (19.48%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (16.88%) Hyper-V
11 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (16.88%) Citrix
11 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
12 12 (15.58%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (14.29%) Analytics
13 11 (14.29%) Windows Server
13 11 (14.29%) ITIL
13 11 (14.29%) Workflow
13 11 (14.29%) Finance

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 8 (10.39%) Skype for Business
2 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.79%) IIS
4 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.60%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.08%) Office 365
2 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (7.79%) Mimecast
5 4 (5.19%) IaaS
6 3 (3.90%) SaaS
7 2 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (2.60%) SAP Leonardo
8 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.38%) SAN
2 12 (15.58%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (11.69%) Cisco Firepower
3 9 (11.69%) Firewall
4 5 (6.49%) Internet
4 5 (6.49%) Intranet
4 5 (6.49%) NAS
5 3 (3.90%) HTTP
5 3 (3.90%) HTTPS
5 3 (3.90%) Kerberos
5 3 (3.90%) Skype
5 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.60%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.60%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.60%) MPLS
6 2 (2.60%) Network Security
7 1 (1.30%) BGP
7 1 (1.30%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.60%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.30%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) AutoIt
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.49%) Retail
4 4 (5.19%) Marketing
5 3 (3.90%) Banking
6 2 (2.60%) Advertising
6 2 (2.60%) Electronics
6 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.30%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) .NET
2 8 (10.39%) Web Services
3 5 (6.49%) WCF
4 3 (3.90%) LDAP
4 3 (3.90%) OAuth
4 3 (3.90%) REST
4 3 (3.90%) SAML
4 3 (3.90%) SOAP
5 2 (2.60%) 802.1X
5 2 (2.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (7.79%) Clustering
4 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.90%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (3.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.60%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.30%) Replication
7 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.06%) Windows
2 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 9 (11.69%) Linux
6 8 (10.39%) Windows 10
7 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.49%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.49%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.90%) Unix
10 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.06%) Presales
2 20 (25.97%) Customer Requirements
3 18 (23.38%) Project Management
4 11 (14.29%) Analytics
4 11 (14.29%) ITIL
4 11 (14.29%) Workflow
5 10 (12.99%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
6 9 (11.69%) ITSM
6 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2
6 9 (11.69%) Service Management
7 8 (10.39%) ERP
7 8 (10.39%) Migration
8 6 (7.79%) Client Onboarding
8 6 (7.79%) Coaching
8 6 (7.79%) High Availability
8 6 (7.79%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (7.79%) Six Sigma
8 6 (7.79%) Ticket Management
8 6 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.08%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
2 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.19%) C#
4 3 (3.90%) Perl
5 1 (1.30%) C
5 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (24.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (19.48%) CCNP
2 15 (19.48%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (19.48%) MCSE
3 7 (9.09%) Degree
4 6 (7.79%) CCIE
4 6 (7.79%) CCIE Security
5 3 (3.90%) CISSP
5 3 (3.90%) MCITP
5 3 (3.90%) MCSA
6 2 (2.60%) CCSE
6 2 (2.60%) MCP
7 1 (1.30%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.30%) HP ASE
7 1 (1.30%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) PMBOK
1 6 (7.79%) PMO
2 2 (2.60%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (35.06%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (16.88%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.79%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (6.49%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.60%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.60%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.60%) UAG
6 2 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) FortiGate
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (6.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 22 (28.57%) Cisco
3 19 (24.68%) VMware
4 15 (19.48%) Juniper
5 13 (16.88%) Citrix
6 10 (12.99%) HP
7 9 (11.69%) Blue Coat
7 9 (11.69%) BMC
7 9 (11.69%) CheckPoint
7 9 (11.69%) F5
7 9 (11.69%) FireEye
7 9 (11.69%) ForeScout
7 9 (11.69%) Fortinet
7 9 (11.69%) Remedy
7 9 (11.69%) Tufin
8 8 (10.39%) Dell
9 7 (9.09%) NetApp
10 6 (7.79%) Apple
10 6 (7.79%) EMC
10 6 (7.79%) IBM