Technical Consultant
UK

The median Technical Consultant salary in the UK is £60,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 22 February 2024.

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

6 months to
22 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 512 570 718
Rank change year-on-year +58 +148 -217
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 329 509 455
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.46% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.49% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 264 332 345
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £39,150
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% -8.33%
75th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £88,375 £88,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 74,136 104,699 132,906
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 94.37% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 55,857 66,167 83,953
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,280 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Technical Consultant in the UK

Technical Consultant
Top 14 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 February 2024. 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 +158 308 £62,500 -3.85% 67
Work from Home +65 199 £61,750 -5.00% 37
UK excluding London +125 184 £55,000 - 34
London +123 121 £72,500 +11.54% 33
South East +68 51 £49,800 -33.60% 11
South West +59 43 £55,000 -8.33% 7
Midlands +83 38 £58,750 +6.82% 2
North of England +90 34 £52,500 +16.67% 12
West Midlands +80 28 £58,750 +6.82% 2
North West +53 27 £52,500 -4.55% 11
East of England +44 14 £57,500 +35.29% 3
East Midlands +22 10 £63,750 +27.50%
Yorkshire +94 7 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Wales -4 4 £47,500 +5.56%

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 22 February 2024, Technical Consultant job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 114 (34.65%) Microsoft
2 95 (28.88%) Social Skills
3 87 (26.44%) Presales
4 67 (20.36%) Microsoft 365
5 66 (20.06%) Windows
6 64 (19.45%) JavaScript
6 64 (19.45%) Active Directory
7 62 (18.84%) Azure
8 61 (18.54%) ServiceNow
8 61 (18.54%) Degree
8 61 (18.54%) Security Cleared
9 51 (15.50%) Requirements Gathering
9 51 (15.50%) HTML
10 45 (13.68%) Windows Server
11 44 (13.37%) Microsoft Exchange
12 41 (12.46%) SC Cleared
13 39 (11.85%) Entra ID
14 38 (11.55%) Migration
14 38 (11.55%) VMware
15 37 (11.25%) AWS
15 37 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
16 36 (10.94%) Public Sector
16 36 (10.94%) Cybersecurity
16 36 (10.94%) SharePoint
16 36 (10.94%) SQL
17 35 (10.64%) SaaS
17 35 (10.64%) Microsoft Intune
17 35 (10.64%) Power Platform
18 34 (10.33%) Customer Requirements
18 34 (10.33%) Public Cloud

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (13.37%) Microsoft Exchange
2 36 (10.94%) SharePoint
3 23 (6.99%) IIS
4 2 (0.61%) CMS
4 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.61%) nginx
4 2 (0.61%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (5.47%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (5.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.22%) SAP HR
3 4 (1.22%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.91%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.61%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.30%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.30%) SAP PA-EC
Cloud Services
1 67 (20.36%) Microsoft 365
2 62 (18.84%) Azure
3 39 (11.85%) Entra ID
4 37 (11.25%) AWS
5 35 (10.64%) Power Platform
5 35 (10.64%) SaaS
6 21 (6.38%) Dynamics 365
7 18 (5.47%) PowerApps
8 14 (4.26%) IaaS
9 13 (3.95%) OneDrive
10 12 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (3.65%) Amazon S3
10 12 (3.65%) PaaS
11 9 (2.74%) Power Automate
12 7 (2.13%) GCP
12 7 (2.13%) OCI
13 4 (1.22%) SuccessFactors
14 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.91%) CloudSense
15 2 (0.61%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.73%) Firewall
2 29 (8.81%) VPN
3 28 (8.51%) DHCP
3 28 (8.51%) DNS
4 25 (7.60%) Unified Communications
5 20 (6.08%) SSL
6 8 (2.43%) LAN
7 7 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (1.82%) WAN
9 5 (1.52%) PPP
9 5 (1.52%) VLAN
10 4 (1.22%) Internet
10 4 (1.22%) SAN
10 4 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.22%) Wireless
11 2 (0.61%) Intranet
11 2 (0.61%) SD-WAN
11 2 (0.61%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.61%) VoIP
12 1 (0.30%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.29%) Power BI
3 18 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.04%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (2.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.61%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.61%) MySQL
7 2 (0.61%) QlikView
7 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.30%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 8 (2.43%) Git
2 7 (2.13%) Bitbucket
3 4 (1.22%) Subversion
3 4 (1.22%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.91%) git-flow
4 3 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.61%) GitLab
5 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio Code
6 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
General
1 95 (28.88%) Social Skills
2 36 (10.94%) Public Sector
3 28 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (7.29%) Finance
5 14 (4.26%) Presentation Skills
5 14 (4.26%) Retail
6 9 (2.74%) Banking
7 6 (1.82%) Advertising
7 6 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.52%) Automotive
8 5 (1.52%) Brand Awareness
9 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.91%) Back Office
10 3 (0.91%) Electronics
10 3 (0.91%) Games
10 3 (0.91%) Law
10 3 (0.91%) Legal
10 3 (0.91%) Marketing
10 3 (0.91%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (0.61%) Social Housing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (15.50%) HTML
2 26 (7.90%) XML
3 25 (7.60%) Web Services
4 24 (7.29%) CSS
5 22 (6.69%) AngularJS
6 20 (6.08%) SOAP
7 18 (5.47%) LDAP
8 17 (5.17%) Ajax
9 10 (3.04%) .NET
9 10 (3.04%) JSON
10 5 (1.52%) Lightning Web Components
10 5 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (1.22%) React
12 3 (0.91%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.91%) XSD
13 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.61%) DOM
13 2 (0.61%) Express.js
13 2 (0.61%) WCF
13 2 (0.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.33%) Public Cloud
2 33 (10.03%) Data Centre
3 22 (6.69%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (5.47%) CMDB
5 17 (5.17%) Onboarding
6 13 (3.95%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.43%) Cloud Native
7 8 (2.43%) Enterprise Cloud
7 8 (2.43%) Low-Code
8 4 (1.22%) IoT
8 4 (1.22%) Legacy Systems
9 3 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.91%) Life Science
10 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.61%) Distributed Architecture
10 2 (0.61%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.61%) Replication
10 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.30%) Product Ownership
11 1 (0.30%) PropTech
Operating Systems
1 66 (20.06%) Windows
2 45 (13.68%) Windows Server
3 19 (5.78%) Linux
4 13 (3.95%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.61%) VMS
6 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.30%) Android
7 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.30%) Debian
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (26.44%) Presales
2 51 (15.50%) Requirements Gathering
3 38 (11.55%) Migration
4 37 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (10.94%) Cybersecurity
6 34 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (10.33%) Customer Requirements
7 27 (8.21%) ITIL
8 26 (7.90%) DevOps
9 24 (7.29%) Customer Service
9 24 (7.29%) Requirements Workshops
9 24 (7.29%) Software Licensing
10 23 (6.99%) Agile
10 23 (6.99%) ITSM
10 23 (6.99%) Service Management
11 20 (6.08%) Infrastructure as Code
12 19 (5.78%) Customer Engagement
12 19 (5.78%) IT Asset Management
12 19 (5.78%) Project Delivery
12 19 (5.78%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 64 (19.45%) JavaScript
2 36 (10.94%) SQL
3 20 (6.08%) T-SQL
4 17 (5.17%) Python
5 15 (4.56%) PowerShell
6 12 (3.65%) C#
7 11 (3.34%) Java
8 10 (3.04%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.43%) PHP
10 6 (1.82%) C
11 4 (1.22%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.61%) Bash
12 2 (0.61%) XPath
13 1 (0.30%) ABAP
13 1 (0.30%) Perl
13 1 (0.30%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.30%) VB
13 1 (0.30%) X++
13 1 (0.30%) XAML
Qualifications
1 61 (18.54%) Degree
1 61 (18.54%) Security Cleared
2 41 (12.46%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.17%) AWS Certification
3 17 (5.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (3.65%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
5 10 (3.04%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.82%) Azure Certification
7 5 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.91%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.61%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.61%) MCP
10 1 (0.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.30%) CCIE
10 1 (0.30%) CCSP
10 1 (0.30%) CISSP
10 1 (0.30%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.22%) NIST
3 3 (0.91%) QA
3 3 (0.91%) SLA
4 2 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.61%) SOC 2
5 1 (0.30%) GRC
System Software
1 64 (19.45%) Active Directory
2 32 (9.73%) Hyper-V
3 22 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.91%) vSphere
7 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.30%) Docker
8 1 (0.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 35 (10.64%) Microsoft Intune
2 17 (5.17%) HP UCMDB
3 10 (3.04%) Kubernetes
4 8 (2.43%) Ansible
4 8 (2.43%) Puppet
4 8 (2.43%) Terraform
5 5 (1.52%) SCCM
6 2 (0.61%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 114 (34.65%) Microsoft
2 61 (18.54%) ServiceNow
3 38 (11.55%) VMware
4 26 (7.90%) Adobe
5 25 (7.60%) Apple
6 20 (6.08%) Oracle
7 17 (5.17%) BMC
7 17 (5.17%) HP
7 17 (5.17%) Remedy
8 10 (3.04%) Adaptive Insights
8 10 (3.04%) Anaplan
8 10 (3.04%) Jedox
8 10 (3.04%) Salesforce
8 10 (3.04%) Tagetik
9 7 (2.13%) Veeam
10 6 (1.82%) Sun
11 5 (1.52%) Cisco
11 5 (1.52%) SAP
11 5 (1.52%) Sophos
12 4 (1.22%) Commvault