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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 61 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 285 376 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.86% 4.83% 5.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 5.02% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 245 304 262
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,900 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
6957 7486 6811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.13% 96.20% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5901 6155 5838
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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 -7 144 £52,500 -8.69% 29
Cambridgeshire -4 88 £47,000 -1.05% 23
Bedfordshire +2 24 £52,750 +5.50% 1
Essex -26 14 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Suffolk -10 12 £40,000 -30.43%
East Anglia - 2 £52,500 - 2
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 148 (23.49%) SAP
2 132 (20.95%) Windows
3 130 (20.63%) Microsoft
4 101 (16.03%) Oracle
5 95 (15.08%) SQL
5 95 (15.08%) Finance
6 89 (14.13%) Degree
7 80 (12.70%) VMware
8 78 (12.38%) ITIL
9 75 (11.90%) Active Directory
10 65 (10.32%) Firewall
11 63 (10.00%) Project Management
12 62 (9.84%) Citrix
13 60 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
14 57 (9.05%) HTML
15 56 (8.89%) CRM
16 55 (8.73%) Java
16 55 (8.73%) Linux
17 54 (8.57%) Cisco
18 52 (8.25%) Migration
19 51 (8.10%) MS Excel
19 51 (8.10%) SQL Server
20 49 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
21 44 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
22 42 (6.67%) XenApp
23 41 (6.51%) VMware Infrastructure
23 41 (6.51%) ERP
24 40 (6.35%) MS Exchange
24 40 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
24 40 (6.35%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 40 (6.35%) MS Exchange
2 39 (6.19%) IIS
3 33 (5.24%) Lync
4 29 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (4.60%) SharePoint
5 28 (4.44%) WebSphere
6 27 (4.29%) Apache
7 25 (3.97%) Tomcat
8 22 (3.49%) WebSphere Application Server
9 18 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (2.06%) Apache ServiceMix
12 13 (2.06%) IBM HTTP Server
13 10 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (1.11%) JBoss
15 6 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.79%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
17 4 (0.63%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 51 (8.10%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 16 (2.54%) MS Office
4 10 (1.59%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.32%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (6.03%) SAP MM
1 38 (6.03%) SAP SD
2 26 (4.13%) SAP FI
3 18 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
3 18 (2.86%) SAP CO
4 17 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 16 (2.54%) SAP CRM
6 14 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
6 14 (2.22%) SAP Business One
7 10 (1.59%) SAP ERP
8 9 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (1.43%) SAP BPC
8 9 (1.43%) Sage 200
9 8 (1.27%) SAP CS
10 6 (0.95%) SAP HCM
10 6 (0.95%) SAP FI-AP
10 6 (0.95%) SAP FI-AR
10 6 (0.95%) SAP PP
10 6 (0.95%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.29%) Office 365
2 17 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.59%) SaaS
4 9 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.95%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.48%) IaaS
6 3 (0.48%) Force.com
7 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 65 (10.32%) Firewall
2 38 (6.03%) Network Security
3 37 (5.87%) LAN
3 37 (5.87%) WAN
3 37 (5.87%) TCP/IP
4 29 (4.60%) SAN
5 24 (3.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 19 (3.02%) OSPF
6 19 (3.02%) BGP
7 18 (2.86%) Internet
7 18 (2.86%) HTTP
7 18 (2.86%) Wireless
8 17 (2.70%) DHCP
8 17 (2.70%) Spanning Tree
9 15 (2.38%) DNS
10 14 (2.22%) NetScaler
11 13 (2.06%) Wireshark
12 12 (1.90%) tcpdump
12 12 (1.90%) Skype
13 11 (1.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.10%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.65%) MySQL
2 23 (3.65%) Relational Database
3 19 (3.02%) Oracle Database
4 15 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (2.06%) DB2
6 12 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (1.75%) SAP BW
8 9 (1.43%) Big Data
9 8 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.11%) SAP BI
10 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.95%) SAP HANA
11 6 (0.95%) Oracle Discoverer
12 5 (0.79%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (2.06%) JUnit
1 13 (2.06%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 13 (2.06%) Eclipse
1 13 (2.06%) Subversion
1 13 (2.06%) Rational Application Developer
2 8 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (0.79%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.63%) WebLogic Workshop
6 3 (0.48%) LSMW
7 2 (0.32%) JIRA
7 2 (0.32%) Selenium
7 2 (0.32%) JDeveloper
7 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.16%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.16%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.16%) PeopleTools
General
1 95 (15.08%) Finance
2 28 (4.44%) Marketing
3 22 (3.49%) Manufacturing
4 21 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.17%) Retail
6 12 (1.90%) Legal
7 8 (1.27%) Billing
8 7 (1.11%) Banking
9 6 (0.95%) Electronics
10 4 (0.63%) Military
11 2 (0.32%) Local Government
12 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.16%) German Language
12 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Publishing
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (9.05%) HTML
2 35 (5.56%) CSS
3 28 (4.44%) Web Services
4 26 (4.13%) XML
4 26 (4.13%) .NET
5 22 (3.49%) JSP
6 21 (3.33%) XHTML
7 17 (2.70%) Middleware
7 17 (2.70%) Spring
8 16 (2.54%) J2EE
9 14 (2.22%) JMS
9 14 (2.22%) REST
10 13 (2.06%) JSTL
10 13 (2.06%) Spring MVC
10 13 (2.06%) Struts
10 13 (2.06%) JDBC
11 12 (1.90%) SAP ALE
12 10 (1.59%) HTML5
13 9 (1.43%) ASP.NET
13 9 (1.43%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.92%) Data Centre
3 22 (3.49%) Computer Science
4 18 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.06%) User Experience
6 12 (1.90%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.59%) GIS
7 10 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (1.27%) PKI
9 6 (0.95%) NHS
10 5 (0.79%) Clustering
11 4 (0.63%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.48%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.48%) Social Network
12 3 (0.48%) Statistics
12 3 (0.48%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.48%) Physics
12 3 (0.48%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 132 (20.95%) Windows
2 55 (8.73%) Linux
3 49 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (3.97%) UNIX
6 20 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (2.38%) Solaris
8 14 (2.22%) AIX
9 6 (0.95%) Debian
10 4 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.32%) Android
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.16%) HPUX
13 1 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (12.38%) ITIL
2 63 (10.00%) Project Management
3 56 (8.89%) CRM
4 52 (8.25%) Migration
5 41 (6.51%) ERP
6 40 (6.35%) Mentoring
7 37 (5.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 32 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (4.44%) Risk Analysis
10 25 (3.97%) Service Management
11 23 (3.65%) Business Development
11 23 (3.65%) Server Building
12 22 (3.49%) MVC
12 22 (3.49%) E-Commerce
13 20 (3.17%) Time Management
14 19 (3.02%) Load Balancing
14 19 (3.02%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (3.02%) Business Continuity
15 18 (2.86%) Information Security
15 18 (2.86%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (15.08%) SQL
2 55 (8.73%) Java
3 32 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 19 (3.02%) Perl
5 18 (2.86%) ABAP
6 16 (2.54%) Bash Shell
7 15 (2.38%) C
8 12 (1.90%) Python
9 11 (1.75%) C#
10 10 (1.59%) C++
10 10 (1.59%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.43%) VB
12 8 (1.27%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.11%) SAPscript
14 5 (0.79%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.63%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.63%) PHP
15 4 (0.63%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.48%) R
16 3 (0.48%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 89 (14.13%) Degree
2 40 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 34 (5.40%) CCNP
6 26 (4.13%) MCSE
7 25 (3.97%) CISSP
8 24 (3.81%) CCDP
8 24 (3.81%) CCSA
8 24 (3.81%) CCSE
9 22 (3.49%) SC Cleared
10 17 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (2.70%) CISM
11 16 (2.54%) MCSA
12 15 (2.38%) MCP
12 15 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
13 14 (2.22%) MCITP
13 14 (2.22%) VCP5
14 13 (2.06%) Sun Certification
15 12 (1.90%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.43%) SLA
1 9 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.11%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.95%) QA
4 5 (0.79%) COBIT
5 3 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.48%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 75 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 42 (6.67%) XenApp
3 41 (6.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 28 (4.44%) VMware ESX
6 22 (3.49%) vSphere
7 16 (2.54%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.95%) XenServer
9 5 (0.79%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.63%) vCloud
11 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.16%) UAG
12 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.16%) SRDF
12 1 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (2.70%) NetBackup
2 9 (1.43%) SCCM
2 9 (1.43%) SCOM
3 8 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.48%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.32%) Nmap
6 2 (0.32%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.16%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.16%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.16%) SnapVault
7 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.16%) Puppet
7 1 (0.16%) Nessus
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 148 (23.49%) SAP
2 130 (20.63%) Microsoft
3 101 (16.03%) Oracle
4 80 (12.70%) VMware
5 62 (9.84%) Citrix
6 54 (8.57%) Cisco
7 36 (5.71%) CheckPoint
8 30 (4.76%) HP
9 24 (3.81%) IBM
10 19 (3.02%) Veeam
11 16 (2.54%) Brocade
12 14 (2.22%) Sun
12 14 (2.22%) Intel
12 14 (2.22%) Sage
13 11 (1.75%) Symantec
13 11 (1.75%) Juniper
14 10 (1.59%) F5
15 9 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (1.27%) Hitachi
16 8 (1.27%) Trend Micro
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Skilliantech Limited
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Outsource UK
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leighton Buzzard
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harpenden
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + Bonus and bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car, pension, negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkhamsted
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Commision
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago