The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 37 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 4 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.79% 7.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 7.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 0
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
219 212 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 97.77% 94.64% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 182 179 206
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Consultant
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Croydon region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Croydon

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Croydon

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) Finance
3 14 (53.85%) Web Services
3 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) Degree
4 13 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 13 (50.00%) QA
4 13 (50.00%) Selenium
4 13 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 13 (50.00%) TestComplete
4 13 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 13 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 13 (50.00%) Analytics
4 13 (50.00%) Ranorex
4 13 (50.00%) .NET
4 13 (50.00%) C#
4 13 (50.00%) OO
4 13 (50.00%) RAD
4 13 (50.00%) Client/Server
4 13 (50.00%) WinRunner
4 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco
6 4 (15.38%) VMware
6 4 (15.38%) GIS
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (15.38%) vSphere

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2000
1 3 (11.54%) Lync
1 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.85%) IPv6
2 1 (3.85%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Selenium
1 13 (50.00%) TestComplete
1 13 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 13 (50.00%) Ranorex
1 13 (50.00%) WinRunner
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Web Services
2 13 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 13 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) CSS3
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 13 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (15.38%) GIS
3 3 (11.54%) Clustering
3 3 (11.54%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 13 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 13 (50.00%) Analytics
1 13 (50.00%) OO
1 13 (50.00%) RAD
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (3.85%) Product Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Web Development
2 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
2 1 (3.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (11.54%) CCEE
3 3 (11.54%) CCAA
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (11.54%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) NCDA
4 1 (3.85%) NCIE
4 1 (3.85%) CCIE
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) vSphere
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) XenApp
2 3 (11.54%) XenServer
2 3 (11.54%) XenDesktop
2 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.85%) UAG
3 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) WSUS
1 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Veeam
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) Dell
4 3 (11.54%) Symantec
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) Websense
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp