The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 41 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 383 311 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.49% 4.32% 5.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.69% 4.47% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 318 274 212
Average salary £54,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6735 6957 6663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.55% 96.75% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5506 5648 5392
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Consultant
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Consultant Salary Trend in the East of England

Consultant
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the East of England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in the East of England

Consultant
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the East of England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +6 144 £57,000 +26.66% 26
Cambridgeshire +21 115 £44,000 -2.22% 18
Bedfordshire +22 80 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Essex -6 28 £51,250 +2.50% 4
Suffolk -11 13 £55,000 +57.14% 4
Norfolk +2 2 £36,000 -52.00%
East Anglia - 1 £65,000 -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 219 (32.83%) SAP
2 114 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
3 111 (16.64%) Presales
4 106 (15.89%) Windows
5 103 (15.44%) Finance
6 100 (14.99%) Microsoft
7 93 (13.94%) Project Management
8 92 (13.79%) SQL
9 85 (12.74%) SAP MM
10 84 (12.59%) ITIL
11 81 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 75 (11.24%) Risk Analysis
13 70 (10.49%) Java
14 67 (10.04%) Unit Testing
15 62 (9.30%) Logistics
16 61 (9.15%) Active Directory
17 57 (8.55%) .NET
18 55 (8.25%) C#
19 54 (8.10%) VMware
20 53 (7.95%) Windows Server
21 52 (7.80%) Firewall
21 52 (7.80%) Degree
22 51 (7.65%) HTML
23 49 (7.35%) MS Excel
23 49 (7.35%) Cisco
23 49 (7.35%) Information Security
24 48 (7.20%) Oracle
25 46 (6.90%) SQL Server
26 44 (6.60%) Mentoring
27 43 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 43 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 29 (4.35%) MQSeries
3 23 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 15 (2.25%) IIS
5 13 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (1.80%) WebLogic
7 11 (1.65%) Apache
8 8 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.20%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.20%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.05%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.90%) LiveLink
11 5 (0.75%) ArcGIS
11 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.75%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.60%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 49 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.90%) MS Office
3 11 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 85 (12.74%) SAP MM
2 37 (5.55%) SAP PP
3 35 (5.25%) SAP WM
4 34 (5.10%) SAP CO
4 34 (5.10%) SAP FI
4 34 (5.10%) SAP FI/CO
4 34 (5.10%) SAP SD
5 31 (4.65%) SAP SRM
6 23 (3.45%) SAP SCM
7 20 (3.00%) SAP LE
8 19 (2.85%) Dynamics NAV
9 18 (2.70%) SAP PS
10 17 (2.55%) Sage 200
11 14 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
12 10 (1.50%) SAP APO
12 10 (1.50%) SAP HCM
12 10 (1.50%) SAP QM
13 9 (1.35%) SAP BPC
14 8 (1.20%) SAP CRM
15 7 (1.05%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.10%) Office 365
2 12 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.45%) GitHub
6 2 (0.30%) Trello
6 2 (0.30%) Yammer
7 1 (0.15%) IaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.15%) SaaS
7 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 52 (7.80%) Firewall
2 27 (4.05%) WAN
3 26 (3.90%) LAN
4 24 (3.60%) Network Security
4 24 (3.60%) TCP/IP
5 22 (3.30%) SAN
6 20 (3.00%) Wireshark
7 18 (2.70%) BGP
7 18 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (2.70%) OSPF
8 17 (2.55%) Spanning Tree
8 17 (2.55%) tcpdump
9 12 (1.80%) LDAP
10 11 (1.65%) DNS
11 9 (1.35%) DHCP
12 8 (1.20%) Internet
12 8 (1.20%) Wireless
13 5 (0.75%) 3G
13 5 (0.75%) GPRS
13 5 (0.75%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
3 16 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (2.10%) Big Data
5 11 (1.65%) MySQL
6 10 (1.50%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.35%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.05%) SAP HANA
9 5 (0.75%) GIS
9 5 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.75%) SAP BW
10 4 (0.60%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.30%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.30%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (2.55%) Visual Studio
2 11 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.45%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.30%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.30%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.15%) JIRA
5 1 (0.15%) JUnit
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.15%) Rational Rose
General
1 103 (15.44%) Finance
2 34 (5.10%) Manufacturing
3 16 (2.40%) Marketing
4 14 (2.10%) Banking
5 11 (1.65%) Retail
5 11 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.35%) Billing
7 6 (0.90%) German Language
7 6 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.60%) Advertising
8 4 (0.60%) Law
9 3 (0.45%) Military
10 2 (0.30%) French Language
10 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.30%) Publishing
10 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (8.55%) .NET
2 51 (7.65%) HTML
3 39 (5.85%) J2EE
4 28 (4.20%) Web Services
5 25 (3.75%) CSS
6 23 (3.45%) XML
7 21 (3.15%) ASP.NET
8 18 (2.70%) EJB
9 14 (2.10%) Flash
10 13 (1.95%) SAP PI
11 12 (1.80%) WCF
12 11 (1.65%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.65%) Ajax
12 11 (1.65%) Hibernate
12 11 (1.65%) SAP Smart Forms
12 11 (1.65%) Spring
13 8 (1.20%) SAP XI
14 7 (1.05%) SAP ALE
14 7 (1.05%) SAP Basis
14 7 (1.05%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 114 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.10%) iSeries
3 33 (4.95%) Data Centre
4 31 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 28 (4.20%) AS400
5 28 (4.20%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.95%) Cybercrime
6 13 (1.95%) Driving Licence
6 13 (1.95%) iPhone
6 13 (1.95%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.05%) Life Science
8 6 (0.90%) Mathematics
9 5 (0.75%) Cryptography
9 5 (0.75%) Physics
9 5 (0.75%) User Experience
10 4 (0.60%) CMDB
10 4 (0.60%) PKI
10 4 (0.60%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 106 (15.89%) Windows
2 53 (7.95%) Windows Server
3 36 (5.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (5.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (5.10%) OS/400
6 29 (4.35%) Linux
7 18 (2.70%) Android
7 18 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (2.10%) Unix
9 11 (1.65%) Windows Phone
10 8 (1.20%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.05%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.75%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.75%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.30%) HPUX
13 2 (0.30%) Solaris
14 1 (0.15%) AIX
14 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (16.64%) Presales
2 93 (13.94%) Project Management
3 84 (12.59%) ITIL
4 81 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (11.24%) Risk Analysis
6 67 (10.04%) Unit Testing
7 62 (9.30%) Logistics
8 49 (7.35%) Information Security
9 44 (6.60%) Mentoring
10 43 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 41 (6.15%) ERP
12 35 (5.25%) Migration
13 33 (4.95%) Performance Analysis
14 28 (4.20%) CRM
15 27 (4.05%) Time Management
15 27 (4.05%) Workflow
16 26 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (3.90%) Cybersecurity
17 24 (3.60%) Business Analysis
18 23 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (13.79%) SQL
2 70 (10.49%) Java
3 55 (8.25%) C#
4 38 (5.70%) JavaScript
5 31 (4.65%) C++
6 29 (4.35%) RPG
7 24 (3.60%) Python
8 21 (3.15%) VB.NET
9 19 (2.85%) C
10 14 (2.10%) ABAP
11 13 (1.95%) Objective-C
12 12 (1.80%) VB
13 7 (1.05%) SAPscript
14 6 (0.90%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.75%) PHP
15 5 (0.75%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.60%) Ruby
16 4 (0.60%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.60%) TTCN
17 2 (0.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 52 (7.80%) Degree
2 41 (6.15%) CISSP
3 33 (4.95%) Security Cleared
4 31 (4.65%) CISM
5 28 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (4.05%) MCSE
7 26 (3.90%) CISA
8 25 (3.75%) SC Cleared
9 23 (3.45%) CCDP
9 23 (3.45%) CCNP
10 18 (2.70%) CCSA
10 18 (2.70%) CCSE
11 17 (2.55%) DV Cleared
11 17 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (2.40%) MCSA
13 15 (2.25%) MCP
14 13 (1.95%) PCI QSA
14 13 (1.95%) VCP5
15 12 (1.80%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 27 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (3.30%) QA
4 10 (1.50%) SLA
5 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.15%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.15%) RMADS
6 1 (0.15%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 61 (9.15%) Active Directory
2 43 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.35%) vSphere
4 24 (3.60%) XenApp
5 17 (2.55%) VMware ESX
6 16 (2.40%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.45%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.45%) XenServer
8 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.30%) vCloud
8 2 (0.30%) Xen
9 1 (0.15%) Docker
9 1 (0.15%) iptables
9 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (1.05%) SCOM
2 6 (0.90%) SCCM
3 4 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.45%) QRadar
4 3 (0.45%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.15%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 219 (32.83%) SAP
2 100 (14.99%) Microsoft
3 54 (8.10%) VMware
4 49 (7.35%) Cisco
5 48 (7.20%) Oracle
6 40 (6.00%) IBM
7 38 (5.70%) Citrix
8 26 (3.90%) Intel
9 25 (3.75%) CheckPoint
10 22 (3.30%) Sage
11 15 (2.25%) F5
12 12 (1.80%) HP
13 8 (1.20%) NetApp
14 6 (0.90%) Altiris
14 6 (0.90%) OpenText
15 5 (0.75%) Dell
15 5 (0.75%) Lotus
15 5 (0.75%) Northgate
15 5 (0.75%) Sybase
15 5 (0.75%) Syclo
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newmarket, Suffolk
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + 40% Bonus Structure
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum car + share ownership scheme + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
AAP3
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: To £62k + Substantial Corporate Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 75,000 +excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + be- training, progression, pens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + be - bonus,shares,pens+more
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + car + share ownership scheme + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
StarBase
Posted: 11 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
StarBase
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
StarBase
Posted: 11 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Posted: 15 days ago
Over, Cambridgeshire
Adecco UK & Ireland Limited
Posted: 19 days ago