The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Consultant
UK
Rank 454 438 386
Rank change year-on-year -16 -52  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 464 676 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.65% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.68% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 322 571 677
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
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. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in the UK

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Technical Consultant in the UK

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Consultant over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Consultant in the UK

Technical Consultant
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 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
England -13 432 £55,000 +10.00% 67
London 0 194 £60,000 +9.09% 22
South East +50 107 £52,500 - 12
East of England -11 38 £51,500 +3.00% 8
Berkshire +25 35 £52,500 -16.00% 8
Surrey +30 26 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Hampshire +36 22 £37,500 -14.28% 2
Reading +43 21 £52,500 -16.00% 2
Hertfordshire +13 21 £52,500 +5.00% 3
City of London +32 19 £55,000 -8.33% 8
East Midlands +12 18 £20,500 -54.44% 4
Yorkshire -5 18 £47,500 +18.75% 5
North West -11 18 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Scotland +46 17 £70,000 +47.36% 1
Nottinghamshire +24 15 - - 2
Nottingham +22 15 - - 2
South West -15 15 £43,750 +9.37% 6
West Midlands +19 14 £45,000 +1.69% 2
Watford +2 14 £53,750 +7.50% 2
Manchester -11 14 £43,750 +25.00% 3
Oxfordshire +9 13 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Oxford +6 13 £50,000 +81.81%
West Yorkshire +28 12 £35,500 -16.47% 4
Leeds +21 12 £35,500 -16.47% 4
Cambridgeshire 0 11 £35,000 - 4
Edinburgh +16 10 £70,000 +40.00%
Cambridge +4 10 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Egham - 10 £47,500 -
Wiltshire -1 8 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Farnborough +13 7 £35,000 -6.66%

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 297 (31.03%) SQL
2 262 (27.38%) Finance
3 253 (26.44%) Java
4 232 (24.24%) Windows
5 213 (22.26%) Microsoft
6 202 (21.11%) Presales
7 178 (18.60%) Oracle
8 172 (17.97%) MS Excel
9 161 (16.82%) .NET
10 160 (16.72%) Degree
11 153 (15.99%) SQL Server
12 145 (15.15%) C#
13 132 (13.79%) VMware
14 131 (13.69%) Banking
14 131 (13.69%) XML
15 129 (13.48%) JavaScript
16 128 (13.38%) Active Directory
17 120 (12.54%) Linux
18 117 (12.23%) HTML
19 109 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
19 109 (11.39%) Windows Server
20 104 (10.87%) Computer Science
21 99 (10.34%) Unix
22 91 (9.51%) Cisco
23 89 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
24 86 (8.99%) Project Management
25 75 (7.84%) Firewall
26 71 (7.42%) Microsoft Certification
26 71 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
27 70 (7.31%) Office 365

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 53 (5.54%) WebSphere
2 45 (4.70%) IIS
3 42 (4.39%) JBoss
4 37 (3.87%) MS Exchange
5 36 (3.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 34 (3.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 25 (2.61%) SharePoint
7 25 (2.61%) WebLogic
8 20 (2.09%) Tomcat
9 17 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
11 10 (1.04%) OpenStack
11 10 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
11 10 (1.04%) Skype for Business
12 8 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.73%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.42%) Drupal
Applications
1 172 (17.97%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.55%) MS Office
3 4 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.21%) MS Project
5 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 37 (3.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (1.99%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (1.46%) Oracle ERP
5 12 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.42%) Oracle HRMS
8 4 (0.42%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 3 (0.31%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.21%) BASE24
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.21%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 70 (7.31%) Office 365
2 64 (6.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (4.08%) SaaS
4 31 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (1.99%) IaaS
6 18 (1.88%) G Suite
6 18 (1.88%) Slack
7 12 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.25%) Force.com
8 10 (1.04%) PaaS
9 6 (0.63%) GitHub
10 4 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.42%) Heroku
11 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.31%) iPaaS
11 3 (0.31%) Oracle CX
11 3 (0.31%) Taleo
12 1 (0.10%) FinancialForce.com
12 1 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 75 (7.84%) Firewall
2 58 (6.06%) WAN
3 47 (4.91%) SAN
4 43 (4.49%) TCP/IP
5 42 (4.39%) VPN
6 30 (3.13%) MPLS
7 29 (3.03%) LAN
7 29 (3.03%) SSL
8 28 (2.93%) Cisco ASA
9 27 (2.82%) DNS
10 25 (2.61%) Network Security
11 21 (2.19%) Internet
12 18 (1.88%) Cisco PIX
12 18 (1.88%) Ethernet
13 17 (1.78%) Wireless
14 12 (1.25%) Intranet
14 12 (1.25%) VLAN
14 12 (1.25%) VoIP
15 11 (1.15%) SDH
16 10 (1.04%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (15.99%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 34 (3.55%) Big Data
4 28 (2.93%) DB2
5 26 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
8 23 (2.40%) RDBMS
8 23 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
10 17 (1.78%) Oracle Database
11 15 (1.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 13 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (1.04%) Cognos Impromptu
14 10 (1.04%) SAP HANA
15 8 (0.84%) MySQL
15 8 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
16 7 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (2.51%) Jenkins
2 18 (1.88%) Appium
2 18 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 18 (1.88%) Buildbot
2 18 (1.88%) Cucumber
2 18 (1.88%) Ranorex
2 18 (1.88%) Selenium
2 18 (1.88%) SoapUI
3 16 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (1.04%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 9 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (0.84%) Gatling
6 8 (0.84%) JMeter
6 8 (0.84%) NeoLoad
6 8 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (0.84%) WATIR
6 8 (0.84%) WebLOAD
7 7 (0.73%) Gradle
7 7 (0.73%) JDeveloper
8 5 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 262 (27.38%) Finance
2 131 (13.69%) Banking
3 47 (4.91%) Retail
4 42 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 30 (3.13%) Legal
6 29 (3.03%) Marketing
7 23 (2.40%) Advertising
8 17 (1.78%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.67%) Publishing
10 14 (1.46%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.36%) French Language
11 13 (1.36%) German Language
12 12 (1.25%) International Banking
12 12 (1.25%) Law
12 12 (1.25%) Retail Banking
13 11 (1.15%) Spanish Language
14 9 (0.94%) Front Office
15 8 (0.84%) Italian Language
16 5 (0.52%) Back Office
16 5 (0.52%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (16.82%) .NET
2 131 (13.69%) XML
3 117 (12.23%) HTML
4 63 (6.58%) Web Services
5 40 (4.18%) JSON
6 39 (4.08%) CSS
7 33 (3.45%) AngularJS
8 31 (3.24%) Middleware
9 30 (3.13%) ASP.NET
10 28 (2.93%) Java EE
11 27 (2.82%) J2EE
12 24 (2.51%) REST
13 21 (2.19%) Spring
14 20 (2.09%) Flash
15 18 (1.88%) jQuery
16 17 (1.78%) Node.js
16 17 (1.78%) Ruby on Rails
16 17 (1.78%) Visualforce
17 15 (1.57%) SOAP
18 14 (1.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 104 (10.87%) Computer Science
2 89 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (6.48%) Enterprise Software
4 40 (4.18%) Data Centre
5 39 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.19%) User Experience
7 20 (2.09%) Fintech
8 18 (1.88%) Hedge funds
9 15 (1.57%) Clustering
10 14 (1.46%) N-Tier
11 12 (1.25%) Derivative
12 11 (1.15%) Driving Licence
12 11 (1.15%) Mobile App
13 10 (1.04%) NHS
14 7 (0.73%) Cybercrime
14 7 (0.73%) PKI
14 7 (0.73%) Public Cloud
15 5 (0.52%) Blackberry
15 5 (0.52%) Life Science
15 5 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 232 (24.24%) Windows
2 120 (12.54%) Linux
3 109 (11.39%) Windows Server
4 99 (10.34%) Unix
5 63 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (1.78%) Windows 7
8 16 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (1.57%) Windows 8
10 13 (1.36%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.94%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.84%) AIX
12 8 (0.84%) CentOS
12 8 (0.84%) Debian
13 6 (0.63%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.52%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.42%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.31%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (21.11%) Presales
2 109 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (8.99%) Project Management
4 69 (7.21%) CRM
5 63 (6.58%) Analytics
5 63 (6.58%) SOA
6 58 (6.06%) Migration
7 56 (5.85%) Software Engineering
8 55 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
9 50 (5.22%) ERP
10 47 (4.91%) Service Delivery
11 46 (4.81%) Scrum
12 44 (4.60%) ITIL
13 42 (4.39%) DevOps
14 40 (4.18%) Mentoring
15 39 (4.08%) High Availability
16 38 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
17 35 (3.66%) Business Analysis
18 33 (3.45%) Mathematics
19 32 (3.34%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 297 (31.03%) SQL
2 253 (26.44%) Java
3 145 (15.15%) C#
4 129 (13.48%) JavaScript
5 53 (5.54%) PL/SQL
6 49 (5.12%) C++
7 46 (4.81%) C
8 41 (4.28%) PHP
9 40 (4.18%) Ruby
10 35 (3.66%) Perl
11 31 (3.24%) Python
12 26 (2.72%) VBA
13 24 (2.51%) PowerShell
14 20 (2.09%) Apex Code
15 18 (1.88%) Scala
16 17 (1.78%) T-SQL
16 17 (1.78%) VB
16 17 (1.78%) VB.NET
17 13 (1.36%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.42%) Korn
Qualifications
1 160 (16.72%) Degree
2 71 (7.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 63 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (6.06%) MCSE
5 37 (3.87%) CCNA
6 26 (2.72%) CCNP
7 23 (2.40%) CCIE
8 21 (2.19%) MCSA
8 21 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (1.88%) Security Cleared
10 14 (1.46%) MCP
11 10 (1.04%) SC Cleared
12 9 (0.94%) CCA
12 9 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (0.73%) APMP
13 7 (0.73%) CCDA
13 7 (0.73%) CISSP
13 7 (0.73%) MCITP
14 5 (0.52%) CCSE
14 5 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.09%) QA
2 10 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 7 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.73%) SLA
4 6 (0.63%) ISO 9000
5 5 (0.52%) GAMP
5 5 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.21%) EMIR
6 2 (0.21%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.21%) MiFID
7 1 (0.10%) COBIT
7 1 (0.10%) COSO
System Software
1 128 (13.38%) Active Directory
2 71 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (6.27%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.46%) XenApp
5 12 (1.25%) vSphere
6 8 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
7 7 (0.73%) Terminal Services
7 7 (0.73%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.63%) ISA Server
8 6 (0.63%) UAG
8 6 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.31%) XenServer
11 2 (0.21%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.21%) vCloud
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.10%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 25 (2.61%) SCCM
2 10 (1.04%) Backup Exec
3 6 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (0.52%) ThinApp
4 5 (0.52%) vRealize
5 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.31%) Puppet
6 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.21%) Nagios
6 2 (0.21%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.21%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.21%) SCOM
6 2 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.10%) Cacti
7 1 (0.10%) Control-M
7 1 (0.10%) OpenView
7 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.10%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 213 (22.26%) Microsoft
2 178 (18.60%) Oracle
3 132 (13.79%) VMware
4 91 (9.51%) Cisco
5 59 (6.17%) Citrix
6 36 (3.76%) Salesforce.com
7 33 (3.45%) IBM
8 28 (2.93%) Dell
9 23 (2.40%) HP
10 22 (2.30%) CheckPoint
10 22 (2.30%) SAP
11 20 (2.09%) Red Hat
12 19 (1.99%) Juniper
13 18 (1.88%) Google
13 18 (1.88%) SonicWALL
14 17 (1.78%) F5
15 15 (1.57%) Palo Alto
16 14 (1.46%) Veeam
17 13 (1.36%) NetApp
17 13 (1.36%) Sybase
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Posted: 2 days ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
Tec Partners
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + Holid
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Car + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Car + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Car + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Car + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Search Consultancy
Salary: excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + 5k Bonus, Pension, Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus and Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago