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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 42 39 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 404 393 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.30% 5.54% 4.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.50% 5.80% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 329 291 337
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,900 £60,000
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
7339 6778 8878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.32% 95.61% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5977 5824 7556
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 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire +5 169 £47,500 -5.00% 20
Hertfordshire -5 169 £55,000 +10.00% 18
Essex -17 29 £55,000 +1.85% 3
Bedfordshire -24 28 £50,000 - 3
Suffolk +8 14 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Norfolk +13 5 £18,000 -55.00% 3
East Anglia -1 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 186 (24.97%) Microsoft
2 184 (24.70%) Oracle
3 177 (23.76%) SQL
4 116 (15.57%) Finance
5 106 (14.23%) Project Management
6 103 (13.83%) Windows
7 101 (13.56%) Degree
8 98 (13.15%) MS Excel
9 91 (12.21%) Security Cleared
10 90 (12.08%) Java
11 89 (11.95%) VMware
12 87 (11.68%) SAP
13 86 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
14 79 (10.60%) CRM
15 77 (10.34%) Oracle EBS R12
15 77 (10.34%) SC Cleared
16 73 (9.80%) ERP
17 69 (9.26%) Citrix
17 69 (9.26%) PL/SQL
17 69 (9.26%) Migration
18 68 (9.13%) Cisco
19 65 (8.72%) Workflow
20 64 (8.59%) HP
21 61 (8.19%) Linux
22 60 (8.05%) Hyper-V
23 59 (7.92%) .NET
24 58 (7.79%) Retail
25 57 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
26 56 (7.52%) Mentoring
26 56 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 51 (6.85%) Oracle Workflow
2 42 (5.64%) SharePoint
3 39 (5.23%) MS Exchange
4 37 (4.97%) WebSphere
5 33 (4.43%) Lync
6 21 (2.82%) IIS
7 18 (2.42%) Tomcat
8 17 (2.28%) WebSphere Application Server
9 13 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (1.48%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (1.21%) CMS
12 9 (1.21%) IBM HTTP Server
12 9 (1.21%) CICS
13 8 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (1.07%) Tuxedo
14 7 (0.94%) SAS
Applications
1 98 (13.15%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.15%) MS Office
3 8 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.67%) MS Project
5 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.40%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 86 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
2 77 (10.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 31 (4.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 29 (3.89%) Oracle ERP
5 21 (2.82%) Dynamics NAV
6 19 (2.55%) Oracle 11i
7 17 (2.28%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 15 (2.01%) SAP SD
8 15 (2.01%) SAP MM
9 14 (1.88%) SAP FI
10 13 (1.74%) Oracle Applications
11 10 (1.34%) Oracle BPM
12 9 (1.21%) SAP HR
12 9 (1.21%) SAP FI/CO
12 9 (1.21%) SAP CO
12 9 (1.21%) VisionPLUS
13 8 (1.07%) SAP CRM
14 6 (0.81%) SAP WM
15 5 (0.67%) Oracle iProcurement
15 5 (0.67%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.89%) Office 365
2 17 (2.28%) Taleo
3 10 (1.34%) SaaS
4 7 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.54%) Force.com
6 4 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.13%) GitHub
8 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.58%) SAN
2 43 (5.77%) Firewall
3 42 (5.64%) WAN
4 38 (5.10%) LAN
5 19 (2.55%) DNS
6 18 (2.42%) Internet
6 18 (2.42%) Network Security
7 16 (2.15%) Wireless
8 14 (1.88%) TCP/IP
9 13 (1.74%) iSCSI
10 12 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (1.34%) VoLTE
11 10 (1.34%) LTE
11 10 (1.34%) OSPF
11 10 (1.34%) SS7
11 10 (1.34%) HTTP
11 10 (1.34%) LDAP
12 9 (1.21%) BGP
12 9 (1.21%) NAS
12 9 (1.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (6.04%) Oracle Discoverer
2 33 (4.43%) Oracle Database
3 28 (3.76%) SQL Server
4 22 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (2.01%) DB2
7 11 (1.48%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.21%) Data Mining
8 9 (1.21%) SAP BW
8 9 (1.21%) SAP BI
9 8 (1.07%) MySQL
9 8 (1.07%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (1.07%) Big Data
10 7 (0.94%) MarkLogic
10 7 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (0.94%) SAP HANA
10 7 (0.94%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.94%) Apache Hive
11 6 (0.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 6 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 18 (2.42%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (1.88%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (0.67%) Subversion
3 5 (0.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 5 (0.67%) Eclipse
3 5 (0.67%) JUnit
3 5 (0.67%) Rational Application Developer
3 5 (0.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.54%) LSMW
4 4 (0.54%) JIRA
5 3 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.40%) Ant
5 3 (0.40%) Hudson
6 2 (0.27%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.27%) LoadUI
6 2 (0.27%) Selenium
6 2 (0.27%) JMeter
6 2 (0.27%) Maven
7 1 (0.13%) QADirector
7 1 (0.13%) Axure RP
General
1 116 (15.57%) Finance
2 58 (7.79%) Retail
3 49 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.95%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.15%) Marketing
6 12 (1.61%) Banking
7 9 (1.21%) Advertising
8 7 (0.94%) Billing
8 7 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.67%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.67%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.27%) Local Government
10 2 (0.27%) Electronics
11 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Back Office
11 1 (0.13%) Law
11 1 (0.13%) Legal
11 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Publishing
11 1 (0.13%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (7.92%) .NET
2 36 (4.83%) Middleware
3 33 (4.43%) J2EE
4 30 (4.03%) XML
5 26 (3.49%) HTML
6 22 (2.95%) CSS
7 16 (2.15%) Web Services
8 15 (2.01%) Java EE
9 13 (1.74%) XHTML
9 13 (1.74%) JSP
9 13 (1.74%) Oracle Fusion
10 11 (1.48%) EDI
11 8 (1.07%) Servlets
11 8 (1.07%) JDBC
11 8 (1.07%) EJB
12 7 (0.94%) SOAP
12 7 (0.94%) HTML5
13 6 (0.81%) Web Dynpro
13 6 (0.81%) SAP Smart Forms
14 5 (0.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.36%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.22%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.68%) Mathematics
5 14 (1.88%) Data Integration
6 11 (1.48%) Open Source
7 10 (1.34%) Replication
8 9 (1.21%) VSAM
9 8 (1.07%) PKI
10 7 (0.94%) GIS
10 7 (0.94%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.81%) Data Conversion
12 5 (0.67%) Cryptography
12 5 (0.67%) EqualLogic
12 5 (0.67%) Statistics
12 5 (0.67%) Applied Mathematics
12 5 (0.67%) FlexPod
13 4 (0.54%) iPad
13 4 (0.54%) iPhone
14 3 (0.40%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 103 (13.83%) Windows
2 61 (8.19%) Linux
3 49 (6.58%) UNIX
4 32 (4.30%) Solaris
5 28 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (1.61%) AIX
7 12 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.21%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.81%) Android
11 3 (0.40%) SUSE
11 3 (0.40%) Debian
11 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.40%) HPUX
11 3 (0.40%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.40%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (14.23%) Project Management
2 79 (10.60%) CRM
3 73 (9.80%) ERP
4 69 (9.26%) Migration
5 65 (8.72%) Workflow
6 56 (7.52%) Mentoring
7 51 (6.85%) ITIL
8 39 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
9 35 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 32 (4.30%) Time Management
10 32 (4.30%) Data Migration
11 30 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
12 29 (3.89%) Logistics
12 29 (3.89%) Change Management
13 28 (3.76%) ETL
13 28 (3.76%) Enterprise Architecture
13 28 (3.76%) Business Development
14 27 (3.62%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (3.22%) Business Continuity
16 23 (3.09%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 177 (23.76%) SQL
2 90 (12.08%) Java
3 69 (9.26%) PL/SQL
4 52 (6.98%) C#
5 31 (4.16%) JavaScript
6 21 (2.82%) VB
7 19 (2.55%) C
8 16 (2.15%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.21%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.21%) C++
9 9 (1.21%) COBOL
9 9 (1.21%) JCL
10 8 (1.07%) ABAP
10 8 (1.07%) VBA
10 8 (1.07%) Perl
10 8 (1.07%) VBScript
11 7 (0.94%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.81%) Python
12 6 (0.81%) SAPscript
13 5 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 101 (13.56%) Degree
2 91 (12.21%) Security Cleared
3 77 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 55 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (6.85%) MCITP
6 45 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (4.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 33 (4.43%) CCNP
9 32 (4.30%) NCIE
10 30 (4.03%) NCDA
11 26 (3.49%) MCSE
12 14 (1.88%) CISSP
13 13 (1.74%) VCAP
14 11 (1.48%) MCTS
14 11 (1.48%) CCNA
15 10 (1.34%) CCSE
16 8 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
17 7 (0.94%) CCA
17 7 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 7 (0.94%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.28%) QA
2 16 (2.15%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.61%) SLA
4 6 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (8.05%) Hyper-V
2 56 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (4.56%) vSphere
4 29 (3.89%) XenDesktop
5 26 (3.49%) XenApp
6 25 (3.36%) Active Directory
7 15 (2.01%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (1.88%) XenServer
9 13 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (0.94%) HDFS
12 6 (0.81%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (0.67%) vCloud
14 4 (0.54%) NFS
15 3 (0.40%) RACF
15 3 (0.40%) ACF2
16 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
16 2 (0.27%) SRDF
16 2 (0.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 35 (4.70%) SCCM
2 9 (1.21%) SCOM
3 7 (0.94%) Tivoli
4 6 (0.81%) NetBackup
4 6 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (0.67%) Data Guard
5 5 (0.67%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.67%) FortiGate
6 4 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (0.54%) Puppet
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (0.40%) BMC Performance Manager
7 3 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (0.27%) Legato
8 2 (0.27%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.13%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.13%) Novell Identity Manager
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 186 (24.97%) Microsoft
2 184 (24.70%) Oracle
3 89 (11.95%) VMware
4 87 (11.68%) SAP
5 69 (9.26%) Citrix
6 68 (9.13%) Cisco
7 64 (8.59%) HP
8 53 (7.11%) NetApp
9 50 (6.71%) IBM
10 27 (3.62%) EMC
11 19 (2.55%) Fujitsu
12 18 (2.42%) Veeam
13 17 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (1.88%) Talend
14 14 (1.88%) Informatica
14 14 (1.88%) Dell
15 13 (1.74%) Juniper
15 13 (1.74%) Red Hat
16 12 (1.61%) CheckPoint
17 11 (1.48%) JBoss
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus great benefits and career progression
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Essex
Pharma Division
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £44000 - £48000 per annum + Bens - health, pens + more
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £42000 to £50000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Talent International
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus, flexi-benfits, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TM Recruit
Salary: Negotiable based on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus, flexi-benfits, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car, healthcare, life, pension, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic !!
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dixons Retail
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Best Benefits in Cambridge!
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago