The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 23 19 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 24 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 9.41% 6.54% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.80% 7.00% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 4
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +51.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £75,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
245 300 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 96.08% 93.46% 92.22%
Number of salaries quoted 202 283 305
Average salary £47,500 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Consultant
London

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 18 April 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Croydon

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (68.09%) Finance
2 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
3 22 (46.81%) C#
3 22 (46.81%) .NET
3 22 (46.81%) Selenium
4 21 (44.68%) Degree
4 21 (44.68%) Mathematics
4 21 (44.68%) QA
4 21 (44.68%) TestComplete
4 21 (44.68%) WebDriver
4 21 (44.68%) OO
4 21 (44.68%) Test Strategy
4 21 (44.68%) Analytics
4 21 (44.68%) Ranorex
5 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
6 16 (34.04%) .NET Framework
6 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (34.04%) WinRunner
6 16 (34.04%) RAD
6 16 (34.04%) Client/Server
6 16 (34.04%) Web Services
6 16 (34.04%) SQL
6 16 (34.04%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (19.15%) Cisco
8 8 (17.02%) Windows
8 8 (17.02%) Quality Management
8 8 (17.02%) Scrum
8 8 (17.02%) VMware
8 8 (17.02%) vSphere
8 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (6.38%) Lync
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Firewall
1 4 (8.51%) DNS
2 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.38%) Wireless
2 3 (6.38%) Network Security
3 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.26%) SAN
3 2 (4.26%) VoIP
3 2 (4.26%) IPv6
4 1 (2.13%) PBX
4 1 (2.13%) PSTN
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) SCCP
4 1 (2.13%) H.323
4 1 (2.13%) MGCP
4 1 (2.13%) IPsec
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
Development Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Selenium
2 21 (44.68%) TestComplete
2 21 (44.68%) WebDriver
2 21 (44.68%) Ranorex
3 16 (34.04%) WinRunner
4 6 (12.77%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.13%) Calabash
5 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
General
1 32 (68.09%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Investment Banking
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Publishing
4 1 (2.13%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) .NET
2 16 (34.04%) .NET Framework
2 16 (34.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (44.68%) Mathematics
2 16 (34.04%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.51%) Clustering
4 3 (6.38%) Replication
5 2 (4.26%) FlexPod
5 2 (4.26%) PKI
6 1 (2.13%) GIS
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.51%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (4.26%) Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) OO
1 21 (44.68%) Test Strategy
1 21 (44.68%) Analytics
2 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
3 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.04%) RAD
4 8 (17.02%) Quality Management
4 8 (17.02%) Scrum
4 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.13%) CRM
5 1 (2.13%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.13%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.13%) ATDD
5 1 (2.13%) Functional Testing
5 1 (2.13%) Automation Testing
5 1 (2.13%) BDD
5 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) C#
2 16 (34.04%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (8.51%) CCNA
5 3 (6.38%) CCIE
5 3 (6.38%) CCNP
5 3 (6.38%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (6.38%) CCEE
5 3 (6.38%) CCAA
6 2 (4.26%) NCDA
6 2 (4.26%) NCIE
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.13%) CCSP
7 1 (2.13%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (44.68%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) vSphere
1 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.38%) XenApp
4 3 (6.38%) XenServer
4 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.26%) UAG
5 2 (4.26%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) WSUS
1 3 (6.38%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Cisco
3 8 (17.02%) VMware
4 4 (8.51%) Citrix
4 4 (8.51%) Juniper
4 4 (8.51%) NetApp
4 4 (8.51%) HP
4 4 (8.51%) Dell
5 3 (6.38%) Symantec
5 3 (6.38%) Veeam
6 2 (4.26%) WatchGuard
6 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.26%) Websense
6 2 (4.26%) EMC
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) CyberTech