The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Consultant
England / West Midlands
Rank 194 209 176
Rank change year-on-year +15 -33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 15 32 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.53% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.55% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 33
Median salary £52,500 £44,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.64% -15.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.66% -10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4501 5856 4848
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.88% 96.35% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3711 4766 4137
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in the West Midlands

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Technical Consultant in the West Midlands

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Consultant in the West Midlands

Technical Consultant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham -1 4 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Staffordshire - 4 £37,500 -
Shropshire - 3 £37,500 -
Warwickshire +29 2 £55,000 +83.33%
Worcestershire - 1 £20,000 -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 27 (55.10%) Windows
2 25 (51.02%) SQL
2 25 (51.02%) SQL Server
3 22 (44.90%) MS Excel
4 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
5 16 (32.65%) Linux
5 16 (32.65%) Oracle
6 15 (30.61%) Unix
6 15 (30.61%) Finance
7 14 (28.57%) WebSphere
7 14 (28.57%) Java
7 14 (28.57%) JBoss
7 14 (28.57%) SOA
8 13 (26.53%) Java EE
8 13 (26.53%) Banking
9 12 (24.49%) Windows Server
10 10 (20.41%) Time Management
10 10 (20.41%) IIS
10 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
11 9 (18.37%) CRM
11 9 (18.37%) Web Services
11 9 (18.37%) J2EE
11 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (16.33%) International Banking
12 8 (16.33%) WebLogic
12 8 (16.33%) Sybase
12 8 (16.33%) Customer Requirements
13 7 (14.29%) High Availability
13 7 (14.29%) HTML
13 7 (14.29%) Project Management

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 14 (28.57%) JBoss
1 14 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 10 (20.41%) IIS
3 8 (16.33%) WebLogic
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (10.20%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (44.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (8.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Heroku
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.04%) Force.com
3 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) SSL
1 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.20%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (8.16%) DHCP
3 4 (8.16%) DNS
3 4 (8.16%) Firewall
3 4 (8.16%) VLAN
4 2 (4.08%) Internet
4 2 (4.08%) ISDN
4 2 (4.08%) LAN
4 2 (4.08%) SAN
4 2 (4.08%) WAN
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.04%) IPv4
5 1 (2.04%) Skype
5 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (51.02%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (12.24%) DB2
4 5 (10.20%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 13 (26.53%) Banking
3 8 (16.33%) International Banking
4 7 (14.29%) Retail
5 5 (10.20%) Retail Banking
5 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
6 3 (6.12%) Advertising
7 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) Java EE
2 9 (18.37%) J2EE
2 9 (18.37%) Web Services
3 7 (14.29%) HTML
4 6 (12.24%) XML
5 5 (10.20%) .NET
5 5 (10.20%) Visualforce
6 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.08%) XMPP
8 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (10.20%) User Experience
2 1 (2.04%) Clustering
2 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (55.10%) Windows
2 16 (32.65%) Linux
3 15 (30.61%) Unix
4 12 (24.49%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) SOA
2 10 (20.41%) Time Management
3 9 (18.37%) CRM
4 8 (16.33%) Customer Requirements
5 7 (14.29%) High Availability
5 7 (14.29%) Project Management
6 6 (12.24%) Presales
7 4 (8.16%) Line Management
8 3 (6.12%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (4.08%) Cash Management
9 2 (4.08%) Change Management
9 2 (4.08%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (4.08%) ERP
9 2 (4.08%) Migration
9 2 (4.08%) Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (4.08%) SIEM
9 2 (4.08%) Workflow
10 1 (2.04%) Information Security
10 1 (2.04%) MVC
10 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) SQL
2 14 (28.57%) Java
3 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
4 5 (10.20%) Apex Code
5 4 (8.16%) C#
6 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) C
8 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) CCNP
1 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) MCSA
2 2 (4.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.04%) CCNA
3 1 (2.04%) CCSA
3 1 (2.04%) CCSE
3 1 (2.04%) CISM
3 1 (2.04%) CISSP
3 1 (2.04%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) MCP
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.20%) XenApp
4 4 (8.16%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.12%) XenServer
6 1 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.65%) Oracle
3 8 (16.33%) Sybase
4 7 (14.29%) VMware
5 6 (12.24%) Citrix
6 5 (10.20%) Cisco
6 5 (10.20%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (8.16%) SAP
8 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.08%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.04%) Dell
9 1 (2.04%) HP
9 1 (2.04%) IFS
9 1 (2.04%) LogRhythm
9 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
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