What does a Technical Consultant do?

Technical consultants provide organizations with the information technology (IT) support they need to operate more efficiently. They implement hardware and software solutions and enhance IT systems. They analyze the existing hardware, software, and network capabilities and consult with management and other relevant departments. They also consult with systems and users to gather information about needs and requirements to improve the system's efficiency when they provide innovative solutions to their requests.

Technical consultants resolve log errors and analyze and improve the performance of features including web-based portals. They train end-users on hardware functionality and software programs and perform diagnostic tests alongside system hardware and software troubleshooting. They ensure computer hardware remains compatible with software updates and are present to advise on the implementation of the latest technological advancements and solutions on the market. Technical consultants need a bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, information systems, computer engineering, or related fields.

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Avg. Experience2-4 years

Technical Consultant Salaries

Average Base Pay

£42,672 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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£27K
Median: £43K
£67K
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Technical Consultant Career Path

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Technical Consultant Insights

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DXC TechnologyDXC Technology
Technical Consultant
21 Dec 2020

“I liked the people I worked with and got the experience I needed in this industry”

VerintVerint
Senior Technical Consultant
11 Nov 2019

“I was lucky to work in one of the biggest projects and met many great people”

AppLearnAppLearn
Technical Consultant
10 Sep 2019

“I would happily recommend AppLearn and believe it offers a great opportunity for anyone to gain experiences that will grow a career.”

ADPADP
HCM Technical Consultant
20 Aug 2019

“Managers help to grow choosing as many career paths internally and ADP always pays good respect/salary for performing as well as career oriented associates.”

Chain-SysChain-Sys
Technical Consultant
28 Jun 2021

“Good work life balance and good for freshers”

Poggenpohl U.S.Poggenpohl U.S.
Kitchen Technical Consultant
19 Dec 2019

“It is a fun and rewarding job seeing finished projects.”

VirtusaVirtusa
Senior Technical Consultant
10 Jan 2021

“Nice projects and clients.”

AllscriptsAllscripts
Senior Technical Consultant
27 Jan 2021

“Interesting and challenging career.”

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