Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 21 November 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 > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 155 145
Rank change year-on-year +25 -10 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 13 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.63% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 5
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £58,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.66% +56.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £39,700 £52,375 £35,750
90th Percentile £49,000 £66,125 £38,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 2021 2535 2678
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 96.57% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1755 2197 2258
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,184
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +6.58% +0.53%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,451 £22,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in Wales

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Technical Consultant in Wales

Technical Consultant
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
South Wales +37 10 £42,500 -19.05%
Technical Consultant
UK

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 across the Wales region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) Shell Script
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
1 9 (69.23%) DHCP
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
2 8 (61.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (61.54%) iSeries
2 8 (61.54%) IBM
3 7 (53.85%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (53.85%) Middleware
3 7 (53.85%) HTTP
3 7 (53.85%) DNS
3 7 (53.85%) OS/400
3 7 (53.85%) Python
3 7 (53.85%) Bash Shell
3 7 (53.85%) Splunk
3 7 (53.85%) VCP5
3 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (53.85%) DevOps
3 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
3 7 (53.85%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (46.15%) Advertising
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 7 (53.85%) IBM HTTP Server
1 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Sage X3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) DHCP
2 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 7 (53.85%) HTTP
3 2 (15.38%) Intranet
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) VLAN
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
General
1 6 (46.15%) Advertising
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Legal
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Middleware
1 7 (53.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) iSeries
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
2 7 (53.85%) OS/400
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (7.69%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (7.69%) Business Development
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Shell Script
2 7 (53.85%) Bash Shell
2 7 (53.85%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (53.85%) VCP5
3 2 (15.38%) MCP
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) IBM
3 7 (53.85%) Splunk
4 2 (15.38%) Mitel
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Intel
5 1 (7.69%) Sage
5 1 (7.69%) Vyatta