Period
to

The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

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

Technical Consultant
UK
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 796 528 454
Rank change year-on-year -268 -74 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 445 415 568
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.45% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.49% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 361 337 494
10th Percentile £40,000 £39,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% -3.00%

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 151,186 85,192 88,611
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.55% 92.54% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82,478 65,111 71,932
10th Percentile £32,386 £31,365 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,185 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in the UK

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Technical Consultant.

Salary trend for Technical Consultant in the UK

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Consultant over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Technical Consultant in the UK

Technical Consultant
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -242 370 £55,000 -8.33% 81
Work from Home -221 256 £60,000 -7.69% 38
UK excluding London -136 207 £52,500 +5.00% 52
London -256 168 £60,000 -11.11% 29
South East -97 67 £52,500 +10.53% 11
Midlands -65 51 £55,000 +4.76% 9
North of England -78 37 £45,000 -10.00% 18
East of England -58 24 £50,000 -9.09% 11
North West -71 18 £50,000 -4.76% 11
East Midlands -44 16 £47,500 -5.00% 4
West Midlands -61 16 £62,500 +19.05% 5
Yorkshire -51 15 £45,000 -16.28% 6
Scotland -48 12 £53,750 +2.38% 1
South West -41 9 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Wales -31 7 £60,000 +140.00%
North East -10 4 £63,750 +43.66% 1
Northern Ireland -23 1 £42,500 +15.65%

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, Technical Consultant job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 147 (33.03%) Microsoft
2 114 (25.62%) Social Skills
3 110 (24.72%) Migration
3 110 (24.72%) Azure
4 105 (23.60%) Agile
5 87 (19.55%) Windows
6 79 (17.75%) JavaScript
7 76 (17.08%) Presales
8 75 (16.85%) HTML
9 72 (16.18%) SQL
10 70 (15.73%) Data Migration
11 68 (15.28%) Microsoft 365
12 67 (15.06%) Requirements Gathering
13 65 (14.61%) Public Sector
14 64 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
15 62 (13.93%) Degree
16 61 (13.71%) Finance
17 59 (13.26%) Project Delivery
18 57 (12.81%) Java
19 55 (12.36%) SQL Server
20 54 (12.13%) Cybersecurity
21 53 (11.91%) QA
21 53 (11.91%) Linux
22 52 (11.69%) Project Management
23 50 (11.24%) Web Services
23 50 (11.24%) Hybrid Cloud
24 48 (10.79%) Oracle
25 47 (10.56%) Salesforce.com
26 45 (10.11%) .NET
26 45 (10.11%) ITIL

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 34 (7.64%) IIS
2 23 (5.17%) Apache
3 22 (4.94%) Tomcat
4 19 (4.27%) OpenEdge
5 15 (3.37%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.47%) MS Exchange
6 11 (2.47%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.67%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.22%) Confluence
10 1 (0.22%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.45%) Campfire
6 1 (0.22%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 15 (3.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (2.47%) NetSuite
3 10 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (1.57%) Oracle Cash Management
5 7 (1.57%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (1.57%) SAP Business One
6 6 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (1.35%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (1.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 110 (24.72%) Azure
2 68 (15.28%) Microsoft 365
3 40 (8.99%) SaaS
4 36 (8.09%) AWS
5 22 (4.94%) Power Platform
6 16 (3.60%) Dynamics 365
7 14 (3.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (3.15%) OneDrive
8 12 (2.70%) GCP
9 9 (2.02%) PowerApps
10 8 (1.80%) Power Automate
11 7 (1.57%) Mimecast
11 7 (1.57%) PaaS
12 6 (1.35%) Azure Service Bus
13 5 (1.12%) GitHub
14 4 (0.90%) Azure Machine Learning
14 4 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.90%) Snowflake
14 4 (0.90%) Yammer
15 3 (0.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.74%) VPN
2 24 (5.39%) Firewall
3 22 (4.94%) DMZ
4 20 (4.49%) SSL
5 18 (4.04%) iSCSI
6 10 (2.25%) SAN
7 7 (1.57%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.57%) VoIP
7 7 (1.57%) Wireless
8 6 (1.35%) Network Security
8 6 (1.35%) VSAN
9 5 (1.12%) NAS
9 5 (1.12%) SNMP
9 5 (1.12%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.90%) WAN
11 3 (0.67%) FTP
11 3 (0.67%) HTTP
11 3 (0.67%) Skype
12 2 (0.45%) DHCP
12 2 (0.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 43 (9.66%) Big Data
3 34 (7.64%) Oracle Reports
4 25 (5.62%) Oracle Database
5 22 (4.94%) JasperReports
5 22 (4.94%) QlikView
6 20 (4.49%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (2.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 12 (2.70%) Power BI
8 10 (2.25%) MySQL
8 10 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.02%) Tableau
10 8 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.12%) Metadata
11 5 (1.12%) UniData
12 4 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.67%) GIS
13 3 (0.67%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 19 (4.27%) Git (software)
2 13 (2.92%) JIRA
3 9 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (1.35%) MSTest
4 6 (1.35%) NUnit
5 4 (0.90%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.90%) git-flow
6 3 (0.67%) Subversion
6 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.22%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.22%) Mockito
7 1 (0.22%) Selenium
7 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 114 (25.62%) Social Skills
2 65 (14.61%) Public Sector
3 61 (13.71%) Finance
4 45 (10.11%) Retail
5 43 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (4.94%) Marketing
7 18 (4.04%) Presentation Skills
8 16 (3.60%) Manufacturing
9 12 (2.70%) Legal
10 11 (2.47%) Banking
10 11 (2.47%) Law
11 8 (1.80%) Organisational Skills
12 7 (1.57%) Telecoms
13 6 (1.35%) Documentation Skills
13 6 (1.35%) Influencing Skills
13 6 (1.35%) Local Government
14 5 (1.12%) Electronics
14 5 (1.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 4 (0.90%) Automotive
15 4 (0.90%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (16.85%) HTML
2 50 (11.24%) Web Services
3 45 (10.11%) .NET
4 44 (9.89%) Lightning Web Components
5 39 (8.76%) Visualforce
6 38 (8.54%) XML
7 30 (6.74%) SOAP
8 29 (6.52%) CSS
9 23 (5.17%) AngularJS
10 21 (4.72%) REST
11 19 (4.27%) LDAP
12 17 (3.82%) XSLT
13 16 (3.60%) Ajax
14 10 (2.25%) JSON
15 7 (1.57%) EDI
15 7 (1.57%) XSL
16 6 (1.35%) ASP.NET
16 6 (1.35%) HTML5
16 6 (1.35%) J2EE
16 6 (1.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.24%) Hybrid Cloud
2 29 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
3 28 (6.29%) Public Cloud
4 26 (5.84%) Private Cloud
5 22 (4.94%) Video Conferencing
6 17 (3.82%) Data Centre
7 13 (2.92%) CMDB
8 12 (2.70%) Driving Licence
9 9 (2.02%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.57%) Replication
11 6 (1.35%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.35%) EMC VMAX
12 5 (1.12%) Life Science
12 5 (1.12%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.90%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (0.90%) User Experience
14 3 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
14 3 (0.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 87 (19.55%) Windows
2 53 (11.91%) Linux
3 31 (6.97%) Unix
4 30 (6.74%) Windows Server
5 22 (4.94%) Solaris
6 15 (3.37%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (24.72%) Migration
2 105 (23.60%) Agile
3 76 (17.08%) Presales
4 70 (15.73%) Data Migration
5 67 (15.06%) Requirements Gathering
6 64 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
7 59 (13.26%) Project Delivery
8 54 (12.13%) Cybersecurity
9 52 (11.69%) Project Management
10 45 (10.11%) ITIL
11 44 (9.89%) Workflow
12 42 (9.44%) Release Management
13 41 (9.21%) Customer Requirements
13 41 (9.21%) User Stories
14 37 (8.31%) DevOps
15 36 (8.09%) ITSM
16 35 (7.87%) ERP
16 35 (7.87%) Requirements Workshops
17 33 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (6.07%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (17.75%) JavaScript
2 72 (16.18%) SQL
3 57 (12.81%) Java
4 43 (9.66%) Apex Code
5 39 (8.76%) C#
6 32 (7.19%) Shell Script
7 29 (6.52%) Python
8 23 (5.17%) PowerShell
9 14 (3.15%) PHP
10 11 (2.47%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.02%) Bash
11 9 (2.02%) C
12 8 (1.80%) VB
13 7 (1.57%) XPath
14 6 (1.35%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.90%) R
15 4 (0.90%) X++
16 3 (0.67%) VBScript
17 2 (0.45%) ABAP
17 2 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (13.93%) Degree
2 27 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (5.62%) DBS Check
4 17 (3.82%) Security Cleared
5 16 (3.60%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (1.80%) MCSA
8 7 (1.57%) MCITP
8 7 (1.57%) MCSD
9 6 (1.35%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.12%) APMP
10 5 (1.12%) CCNA
10 5 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.12%) CISSP
10 5 (1.12%) MCP
10 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 3 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.45%) CCNP
12 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (11.91%) QA
2 11 (2.47%) SLA
3 10 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.80%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (1.80%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.80%) NIST
5 7 (1.57%) GDPR
6 3 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.67%) EMIR
6 3 (0.67%) MiFID
7 2 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.22%) HL7
8 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (8.31%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.94%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.15%) Hyper-V
3 14 (3.15%) VMware NSX
4 11 (2.47%) vSphere
5 10 (2.25%) Docker
6 7 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (1.12%) BitLocker
8 5 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.22%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 17 (3.82%) Microsoft Intune
2 13 (2.92%) HP UCMDB
3 11 (2.47%) vRealize
4 8 (1.80%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (1.35%) SCCM
7 5 (1.12%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 5 (1.12%) Ansible
7 5 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (1.12%) vCenter Server
7 5 (1.12%) WMI
8 3 (0.67%) MOM
9 2 (0.45%) CASB
9 2 (0.45%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.45%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.45%) Kibana
9 2 (0.45%) Terraform
10 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 147 (33.03%) Microsoft
2 48 (10.79%) Oracle
3 47 (10.56%) Salesforce.com
4 44 (9.89%) ServiceNow
5 39 (8.76%) VMware
6 32 (7.19%) Cisco
7 23 (5.17%) EMC
8 22 (4.94%) NEC
8 22 (4.94%) Northgate
9 19 (4.27%) NetApp
10 16 (3.60%) Citrix
10 16 (3.60%) SAP
11 15 (3.37%) BMC
11 15 (3.37%) HP
11 15 (3.37%) Remedy
12 9 (2.02%) Meraki
13 8 (1.80%) Dell
14 7 (1.57%) Google
14 7 (1.57%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.57%) Sage