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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 61 61 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 300 333 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.11% 4.18% 6.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.28% 4.37% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 254 227 408
Average salary £46,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £63,500
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
7007 7615 8024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.05% 95.61% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5683 6296 6921
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -12 128 £45,000 - 11
Bedfordshire +61 71 £48,000 -12.72% 9
Cambridgeshire -10 59 £47,000 +4.44% 13
Essex -13 27 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Suffolk +6 11 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Norfolk -6 6 £75,000 +141.54% 1
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 173 (27.68%) Microsoft
2 144 (23.04%) Finance
3 114 (18.24%) SQL
4 113 (18.08%) Windows
5 105 (16.80%) SAP
6 97 (15.52%) Degree
7 95 (15.20%) VMware
8 80 (12.80%) Oracle
9 75 (12.00%) SQL Server
10 74 (11.84%) Citrix
11 62 (9.92%) Active Directory
12 60 (9.60%) .NET
13 59 (9.44%) Java
14 57 (9.12%) Cisco
15 55 (8.80%) Linux
15 55 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
16 54 (8.64%) CRM
17 53 (8.48%) MS Excel
17 53 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
18 52 (8.32%) SharePoint
19 50 (8.00%) Network Security
20 49 (7.84%) Security Cleared
21 48 (7.68%) WAN
22 46 (7.36%) Firewall
22 46 (7.36%) SC Cleared
23 44 (7.04%) LAN
24 43 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
25 42 (6.72%) Project Management
25 42 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
26 41 (6.56%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 52 (8.32%) SharePoint
2 30 (4.80%) MS Exchange
3 29 (4.64%) WebSphere
4 23 (3.68%) IIS
5 21 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 19 (3.04%) WebLogic
7 18 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (2.72%) Tomcat
8 17 (2.72%) JBoss
9 15 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (2.08%) Apache
11 13 (2.08%) Lync
12 12 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
13 10 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (0.96%) Content Management Server
14 6 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
17 3 (0.48%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 53 (8.48%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.64%) MS Visio
3 23 (3.68%) MS Office
4 5 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.32%) MS Project
5 2 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (4.48%) SAP FI
1 28 (4.48%) SAP CO
1 28 (4.48%) SAP FI/CO
2 26 (4.16%) Oracle Financials
3 25 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
4 24 (3.84%) Oracle EBS R12
5 20 (3.20%) SAP Business One
6 19 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
7 18 (2.88%) SAP CRM
8 17 (2.72%) SAP SD
9 13 (2.08%) SAP MM
10 10 (1.60%) SAP ERP
11 9 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
12 7 (1.12%) SalesLogix
12 7 (1.12%) SAP PS
13 5 (0.80%) SAP FI-AP
14 4 (0.64%) Sage CRM
14 4 (0.64%) Sage 200
14 4 (0.64%) SAP PP
14 4 (0.64%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.40%) Office 365
2 8 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.28%) SaaS
3 4 (0.64%) Yammer
4 2 (0.32%) Force.com
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (8.00%) Network Security
2 48 (7.68%) WAN
3 46 (7.36%) Firewall
4 44 (7.04%) LAN
5 34 (5.44%) TCP/IP
6 32 (5.12%) DNS
7 28 (4.48%) SAN
8 25 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 24 (3.84%) BGP
10 23 (3.68%) OSPF
10 23 (3.68%) Internet
11 22 (3.52%) Spanning Tree
12 18 (2.88%) DHCP
13 16 (2.56%) VPN
13 16 (2.56%) SMTP
14 11 (1.76%) LDAP
15 10 (1.60%) FTP
15 10 (1.60%) NetScaler
15 10 (1.60%) Wireshark
16 9 (1.44%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.92%) Oracle Database
3 13 (2.08%) MySQL
3 13 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.44%) SAP BI
7 8 (1.28%) SAP BW
8 7 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.80%) Big Data
11 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.64%) SAP HANA
11 4 (0.64%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.48%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (1.12%) WebLogic Workshop
2 4 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.48%) Selenium
4 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.16%) Ant
5 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.16%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.16%) JMeter
5 1 (0.16%) Xcode
5 1 (0.16%) LSMW
5 1 (0.16%) JIRA
General
1 144 (23.04%) Finance
2 28 (4.48%) Retail
3 23 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.52%) Banking
5 20 (3.20%) Marketing
6 14 (2.24%) Billing
7 11 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.60%) Law
9 8 (1.28%) Back Office
10 6 (0.96%) Advertising
10 6 (0.96%) Local Government
10 6 (0.96%) French Language
10 6 (0.96%) German Language
10 6 (0.96%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.48%) Electronics
11 3 (0.48%) Legal
12 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.32%) Front Office
12 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (9.60%) .NET
2 30 (4.80%) J2EE
3 23 (3.68%) HTML
4 19 (3.04%) Middleware
5 17 (2.72%) Java EE
6 16 (2.56%) CSS
6 16 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 13 (2.08%) EDI
8 10 (1.60%) XML
9 8 (1.28%) JSP
9 8 (1.28%) Servlets
9 8 (1.28%) Web Services
9 8 (1.28%) XHTML
9 8 (1.28%) EJB
10 7 (1.12%) jBPM
10 7 (1.12%) Hibernate
10 7 (1.12%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (1.12%) Spring
10 7 (1.12%) Drools
10 7 (1.12%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.84%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.60%) Clustering
4 10 (1.60%) Social Media
5 8 (1.28%) Mathematics
6 6 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (0.96%) Life Science
6 6 (0.96%) Physics
7 5 (0.80%) PKI
7 5 (0.80%) AS400
7 5 (0.80%) Replication
7 5 (0.80%) EMV
8 4 (0.64%) GIS
8 4 (0.64%) Cryptography
8 4 (0.64%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.64%) Open Source
8 4 (0.64%) User Experience
9 3 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.48%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 113 (18.08%) Windows
2 55 (8.80%) Linux
3 40 (6.40%) UNIX
4 38 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (4.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (3.20%) Windows 8
8 11 (1.76%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.76%) Solaris
9 9 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (0.96%) AIX
11 4 (0.64%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.48%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.48%) Android
13 2 (0.32%) zOS
13 2 (0.32%) Debian
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (8.64%) CRM
2 42 (6.72%) Project Management
2 42 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
3 41 (6.56%) Migration
3 41 (6.56%) ITIL
4 36 (5.76%) Business Development
5 28 (4.48%) ERP
6 27 (4.32%) Mentoring
7 24 (3.84%) Business Analysis
8 20 (3.20%) Load Balancing
8 20 (3.20%) Analytics
9 19 (3.04%) Time Management
9 19 (3.04%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (3.04%) Workflow
10 18 (2.88%) Network Management
11 14 (2.24%) Change Management
11 14 (2.24%) E-Commerce
12 13 (2.08%) Service Management
12 13 (2.08%) Service Delivery
12 13 (2.08%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 114 (18.24%) SQL
2 59 (9.44%) Java
3 37 (5.92%) JavaScript
4 34 (5.44%) C#
5 19 (3.04%) Perl
6 17 (2.72%) PHP
7 15 (2.40%) C++
8 14 (2.24%) ABAP
9 13 (2.08%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.44%) VB
10 9 (1.44%) C
11 7 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.12%) Python
12 4 (0.64%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.64%) Apex Code
12 4 (0.64%) SOQL
13 3 (0.48%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.48%) RPG
13 3 (0.48%) COBOL
13 3 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (15.52%) Degree
2 49 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 46 (7.36%) SC Cleared
4 43 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (5.92%) MCSE
6 36 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (5.44%) CCNP
8 26 (4.16%) CCSE
9 25 (4.00%) CCDP
10 23 (3.68%) CCSA
10 23 (3.68%) MCITP
11 22 (3.52%) MCSA
12 16 (2.56%) MCP
13 13 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (1.92%) MCDST
14 12 (1.92%) Check Point Certification
15 11 (1.76%) CISSP
16 10 (1.60%) VCP5
17 7 (1.12%) CCA
17 7 (1.12%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.00%) QA
2 12 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.76%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.12%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.96%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.48%) SLA
6 3 (0.48%) COBIT
System Software
1 62 (9.92%) Active Directory
2 55 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.48%) XenApp
4 18 (2.88%) vSphere
5 16 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.92%) XenDesktop
7 11 (1.76%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.48%) RACF
8 3 (0.48%) Sendmail
8 3 (0.48%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 3 (0.48%) ACF2
9 2 (0.32%) HDFS
9 2 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.32%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.32%) Samba
9 2 (0.32%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.16%) Xen
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.16%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 9 (1.44%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.28%) SCCM
3 6 (0.96%) SCOM
4 4 (0.64%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.48%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (0.48%) Novell Identity Manager
5 3 (0.48%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.32%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.32%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.16%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 173 (27.68%) Microsoft
2 105 (16.80%) SAP
3 95 (15.20%) VMware
4 80 (12.80%) Oracle
5 74 (11.84%) Citrix
6 57 (9.12%) Cisco
7 40 (6.40%) CheckPoint
8 20 (3.20%) IBM
9 18 (2.88%) Sage
10 16 (2.56%) Juniper
11 14 (2.24%) HP
11 14 (2.24%) EMC
12 11 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (1.60%) Intel
13 10 (1.60%) Brocade
14 8 (1.28%) Veeam
15 7 (1.12%) Business Objects
15 7 (1.12%) Red Hat
16 6 (0.96%) Sun
16 6 (0.96%) F5
Watford, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Suffolk
Capita
Salary: Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £60000 per annum + bens- bonus, shares, pens+
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £46,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: £competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance + Pension + Private
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18 - 24k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East Anglia
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Sogeti
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago