The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 215 176
Rank change year-on-year +12 -39  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 26 28 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.45% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.47% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 52
Median salary £55,000 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £55,100
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 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 5013 5995 5541
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.91% 96.34% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4244 4715 4618
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 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 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
Warwickshire +14 8 £80,000 -
Birmingham +4 7 £55,000 +15.78% 7
Coventry -9 4 £55,000 -4.34%
Worcestershire - 2 £20,000 -
Technical Consultant
England

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

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

1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
1 16 (39.02%) SQL
2 14 (34.15%) Windows
3 13 (31.71%) Presales
4 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
5 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
5 8 (19.51%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (19.51%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
6 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (14.63%) Automotive
7 6 (14.63%) Manufacturing
7 6 (14.63%) Linux
7 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
8 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
8 5 (12.20%) CRM
8 5 (12.20%) Cisco
8 5 (12.20%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (9.76%) SCOM
9 4 (9.76%) Retail
9 4 (9.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (9.76%) Firewall
9 4 (9.76%) CCNP
9 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
9 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (9.76%) Oracle
9 4 (9.76%) IIS
9 4 (9.76%) .NET

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (9.76%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.44%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (2.44%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.76%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (7.32%) IaaS
4 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) ISDN
2 2 (4.88%) LAN
2 2 (4.88%) SAN
2 2 (4.88%) WAN
2 2 (4.88%) Wireless
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (2.44%) Intranet
3 1 (2.44%) MPLS
3 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.44%) VLAN
3 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (14.63%) Automotive
1 6 (14.63%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.76%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Advertising
3 3 (7.32%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) International Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) CSS
2 3 (7.32%) HTML
2 3 (7.32%) Web Services
3 2 (4.88%) XMPP
4 1 (2.44%) J2EE
4 1 (2.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (7.32%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (7.32%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) AS400
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) iSeries
4 1 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
3 6 (14.63%) Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Unix
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Presales
2 8 (19.51%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (12.20%) CRM
4 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.32%) Chat Support
5 3 (7.32%) ERP
5 3 (7.32%) Time Management
6 2 (4.88%) Cash Management
6 2 (4.88%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 2 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (4.88%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (4.88%) SIEM
6 2 (4.88%) Threat Intelligence
6 2 (4.88%) Workflow
7 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL
7 1 (2.44%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.44%) Service Management
7 1 (2.44%) SOA
7 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
3 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.32%) C#
5 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) RPG
6 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) CCNP
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) MCSA
2 3 (7.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (4.88%) CCNA
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) CCSA
4 1 (2.44%) CCSE
4 1 (2.44%) CISM
4 1 (2.44%) CISSP
4 1 (2.44%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCOM
1 4 (9.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.44%) Nagios
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) VMware
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) IFS
6 1 (2.44%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.44%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.44%) Meraki
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) Sybase
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