The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Technical Consultant
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 462 429 401
Rank change year-on-year -33 -28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 499 653 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.66% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.69% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 389 537 723
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

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 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -36 468 £52,500 - 94
London -62 189 £60,000 - 47
South East +44 113 £52,500 +5.00% 14
Berkshire +34 53 £52,500 - 5
East of England -12 35 £55,000 - 5
North West -30 35 £42,500 +13.33% 11
City of London +6 33 £58,750 -2.08% 14
Reading +29 26 £52,500 +16.66% 1
West Midlands +9 26 £55,000 +12.82% 8
Yorkshire +4 26 £40,500 +1.25% 1
Hampshire +30 25 £40,000 -11.11% 2
South West +9 24 £47,500 +5.55% 2
West Yorkshire +23 20 £40,500 -1.81% 1
Hertfordshire +2 18 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Manchester -26 18 £38,750 +9.15% 8
Cambridgeshire -8 17 £32,500 -21.68% 2
Surrey +10 16 £50,000 - 1
Watford +1 16 £55,000 -
Cheshire -16 15 £42,500 -8.10% 3
East Midlands +29 14 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Leeds +12 14 £39,250 -7.64% 1
Cambridge -6 12 - - 2
Nottinghamshire +14 11 £45,000 -
Nottingham +13 11 £45,000 -
Scotland +16 10 £37,500 -23.46% 2
Warwick +26 8 £80,000 -
Warwickshire +18 8 £80,000 -
Slough +12 8 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Bristol -17 8 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Southampton +18 7 £36,250 -9.37%

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 238 (24.51%) SQL
1 238 (24.51%) Presales
2 228 (23.48%) Finance
3 218 (22.45%) Windows
4 210 (21.63%) Microsoft
5 199 (20.49%) Java
6 165 (16.99%) JavaScript
7 152 (15.65%) Degree
8 148 (15.24%) .NET
9 144 (14.83%) Oracle
10 142 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
11 130 (13.39%) XML
12 129 (13.29%) C#
13 121 (12.46%) Active Directory
14 116 (11.95%) VMware
14 116 (11.95%) HTML
15 115 (11.84%) SQL Server
16 106 (10.92%) Windows Server
17 103 (10.61%) Cisco
18 92 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
19 91 (9.37%) Computer Science
20 83 (8.55%) Unix
20 83 (8.55%) Project Management
21 82 (8.44%) Banking
21 82 (8.44%) Firewall
22 81 (8.34%) CRM
22 81 (8.34%) Office 365
23 79 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
24 78 (8.03%) Linux
25 77 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure

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 47 (4.84%) MS Exchange
2 40 (4.12%) IIS
3 30 (3.09%) WebSphere
4 27 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 25 (2.57%) WebLogic
6 23 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 23 (2.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 22 (2.27%) SharePoint
8 20 (2.06%) Oracle Workflow
9 19 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (1.75%) Skype for Business
11 16 (1.65%) JBoss
12 14 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (1.13%) Drupal
14 10 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 10 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
15 8 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.72%) SAS
17 6 (0.62%) GeoServer
18 5 (0.51%) Apache
Applications
1 35 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.10%) CATIA
5 1 (0.10%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.10%) Revit
5 1 (0.10%) Simulink
5 1 (0.10%) Solid Edge
5 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 50 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (3.30%) Oracle EBS
3 27 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 24 (2.47%) Oracle ERP
5 18 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
6 16 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.82%) Oracle HRMS
8 8 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
9 7 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (0.62%) SAP MM
10 6 (0.62%) SAP SD
11 5 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
11 5 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
12 4 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (0.41%) SAP ERP
12 4 (0.41%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 81 (8.34%) Office 365
2 77 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (3.19%) SaaS
4 30 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
6 20 (2.06%) G Suite
6 20 (2.06%) Slack
7 17 (1.75%) IaaS
8 10 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 7 (0.72%) Force.com
10 7 (0.72%) PaaS
11 5 (0.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 5 (0.51%) Taleo
12 4 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.41%) Oracle CX
13 3 (0.31%) Yammer
14 2 (0.21%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.21%) Oracle Service Cloud
15 1 (0.10%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 82 (8.44%) Firewall
2 45 (4.63%) SAN
3 41 (4.22%) WAN
4 33 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
5 32 (3.30%) VPN
6 27 (2.78%) DNS
7 26 (2.68%) Cisco PIX
8 22 (2.27%) Network Security
9 21 (2.16%) MPLS
10 20 (2.06%) LAN
11 19 (1.96%) Wireless
12 18 (1.85%) Internet
13 15 (1.54%) TCP/IP
14 14 (1.44%) VoIP
15 13 (1.34%) DHCP
15 13 (1.34%) Ethernet
15 13 (1.34%) Remote Desktop
16 12 (1.24%) Skype
17 11 (1.13%) SSL
18 10 (1.03%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.12%) Oracle Reports
3 34 (3.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 34 (3.50%) Relational Database
4 29 (2.99%) Big Data
5 15 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
7 12 (1.24%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.24%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.03%) Cognos Impromptu
8 10 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (1.03%) MySQL
8 10 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.93%) GIS
10 7 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.62%) Data Mart
11 6 (0.62%) MS Access
11 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (2.37%) Jenkins
2 22 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 22 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
3 21 (2.16%) Appium
3 21 (2.16%) Buildbot
3 21 (2.16%) Cucumber
3 21 (2.16%) Ranorex
3 21 (2.16%) Selenium
3 21 (2.16%) SoapUI
4 13 (1.34%) Oracle APEX
5 10 (1.03%) JDeveloper
5 10 (1.03%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 9 (0.93%) Gatling
6 9 (0.93%) JMeter
6 9 (0.93%) NeoLoad
6 9 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.93%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.93%) WATIR
6 9 (0.93%) WebLOAD
General
1 228 (23.48%) Finance
2 82 (8.44%) Banking
3 45 (4.63%) Marketing
4 44 (4.53%) Retail
5 38 (3.91%) Legal
6 34 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 27 (2.78%) Manufacturing
8 21 (2.16%) Advertising
9 20 (2.06%) French Language
10 15 (1.54%) Publishing
11 14 (1.44%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.34%) Spanish Language
13 11 (1.13%) German Language
13 11 (1.13%) Italian Language
13 11 (1.13%) Law
14 9 (0.93%) Electronics
15 8 (0.82%) Front Office
16 7 (0.72%) Automotive
16 7 (0.72%) Billing
17 5 (0.51%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (15.24%) .NET
2 130 (13.39%) XML
3 116 (11.95%) HTML
4 70 (7.21%) Web Services
5 53 (5.46%) CSS
6 40 (4.12%) Middleware
7 39 (4.02%) JSON
8 31 (3.19%) jQuery
9 28 (2.88%) ASP.NET
10 26 (2.68%) AngularJS
10 26 (2.68%) REST
10 26 (2.68%) Spring
11 24 (2.47%) SOAP
12 21 (2.16%) JMS
13 19 (1.96%) Servlets
14 18 (1.85%) JSP
15 17 (1.75%) J2EE
16 14 (1.44%) Oracle Fusion
17 13 (1.34%) Node.js
18 12 (1.24%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 92 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (9.37%) Computer Science
3 56 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
4 48 (4.94%) Management Information System
5 34 (3.50%) Data Centre
6 24 (2.47%) Hedge funds
7 17 (1.75%) SWIFT
8 16 (1.65%) Fintech
9 14 (1.44%) Clustering
9 14 (1.44%) PKI
9 14 (1.44%) User Experience
10 13 (1.34%) Derivative
11 12 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
12 11 (1.13%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.13%) Driving Licence
13 10 (1.03%) Mobile App
13 10 (1.03%) NHS
14 8 (0.82%) iPad
14 8 (0.82%) Replication
15 6 (0.62%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 218 (22.45%) Windows
2 106 (10.92%) Windows Server
3 83 (8.55%) Unix
4 78 (8.03%) Linux
5 57 (5.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (1.75%) Windows 8
8 13 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (1.24%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.62%) Windows Vista
10 6 (0.62%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.41%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.41%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.31%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.21%) CentOS
13 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.10%) VMS
14 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (24.51%) Presales
2 142 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (8.55%) Project Management
4 81 (8.34%) CRM
5 71 (7.31%) Scrum
6 67 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 63 (6.49%) Migration
8 60 (6.18%) Software Engineering
9 59 (6.08%) ERP
10 58 (5.97%) Mentoring
11 54 (5.56%) ITIL
12 53 (5.46%) SDLC
13 52 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 48 (4.94%) OO
14 48 (4.94%) Service Delivery
15 46 (4.74%) Analytics
15 46 (4.74%) SOA
16 45 (4.63%) Customer Requirements
17 40 (4.12%) Workflow
18 33 (3.40%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 238 (24.51%) SQL
2 199 (20.49%) Java
3 165 (16.99%) JavaScript
4 129 (13.29%) C#
5 53 (5.46%) C
5 53 (5.46%) PL/SQL
6 49 (5.05%) C++
7 48 (4.94%) Ruby
8 46 (4.74%) Python
9 40 (4.12%) Perl
9 40 (4.12%) PHP
10 33 (3.40%) PowerShell
11 21 (2.16%) Scala
12 18 (1.85%) VB.NET
13 17 (1.75%) VBA
14 16 (1.65%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.34%) VB
16 12 (1.24%) ABAP
17 10 (1.03%) Apex Code
18 9 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 152 (15.65%) Degree
2 79 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 70 (7.21%) MCSE
4 57 (5.87%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 31 (3.19%) CCNA
6 31 (3.19%) MCSA
7 25 (2.57%) CCNP
8 23 (2.37%) CCIE
9 21 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (1.75%) MCP
11 15 (1.54%) CISSP
12 14 (1.44%) CCA
12 14 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
13 12 (1.24%) CCSE
13 12 (1.24%) Security Cleared
14 11 (1.13%) MCITP
15 10 (1.03%) CSSLP
15 10 (1.03%) JNCIE
15 10 (1.03%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.75%) QA
2 10 (1.03%) ISO 9000
2 10 (1.03%) SLA
3 8 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 7 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.31%) SEPA
6 2 (0.21%) GAMP
7 1 (0.10%) ARP4754
7 1 (0.10%) ARP4761
7 1 (0.10%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.10%) DO-254
7 1 (0.10%) GDPR
System Software
1 121 (12.46%) Active Directory
2 69 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (5.66%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.03%) XenApp
5 8 (0.82%) Terminal Services
6 7 (0.72%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.51%) vSphere
9 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.21%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.21%) UAG
12 1 (0.10%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.10%) NFS
12 1 (0.10%) Samba
12 1 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (2.47%) SCCM
2 20 (2.06%) Backup Exec
3 10 (1.03%) vCenter Server
4 9 (0.93%) vRealize
5 6 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (0.62%) SCOM
6 4 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.31%) Nagios
8 2 (0.21%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.21%) Cacti
8 2 (0.21%) Puppet
8 2 (0.21%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.10%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.10%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.10%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.10%) TADDM
9 1 (0.10%) WMI
Vendors
1 210 (21.63%) Microsoft
2 144 (14.83%) Oracle
3 116 (11.95%) VMware
4 103 (10.61%) Cisco
5 67 (6.90%) Citrix
6 33 (3.40%) IBM
7 32 (3.30%) Dell
7 32 (3.30%) SAP
8 29 (2.99%) Juniper
8 29 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
9 28 (2.88%) HP
10 25 (2.57%) Veeam
11 24 (2.47%) SonicWALL
12 23 (2.37%) Google
13 20 (2.06%) CheckPoint
13 20 (2.06%) Palo Alto
14 17 (1.75%) NetApp
15 14 (1.44%) EMC
16 12 (1.24%) Splunk
17 11 (1.13%) Informatica
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + Holid
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £28000 Per Annum Benefits and car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + £150 per day chargeable consultancy
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits+Car
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £72500 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits,Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Agile Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £90,000 per annum Based on experience + Bonus + Benefi
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent rates or salaries, bonus, bens
Posted: 3 days ago