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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 49 38 58
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 330 385 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.53% 5.83% 4.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 6.05% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 285 247 295
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £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
6939 6363 8070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.26% 96.39% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5613 5136 6982
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -8 137 £47,500 -5.00% 15
Cambridgeshire -17 87 £42,500 -15.00% 16
Bedfordshire +3 41 £45,000 -14.28% 8
Essex -28 41 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Norfolk +8 16 £42,900 -
Suffolk -8 11 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 178 (24.90%) Microsoft
2 146 (20.42%) Finance
3 126 (17.62%) SQL
4 124 (17.34%) Windows
5 120 (16.78%) Oracle
5 120 (16.78%) SAP
6 117 (16.36%) Degree
7 96 (13.43%) VMware
8 85 (11.89%) Security Cleared
9 83 (11.61%) Project Management
10 82 (11.47%) SC Cleared
11 77 (10.77%) Citrix
12 74 (10.35%) Java
13 72 (10.07%) CRM
14 70 (9.79%) MS Excel
15 62 (8.67%) Migration
15 62 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
16 61 (8.53%) Linux
17 60 (8.39%) .NET
18 59 (8.25%) ITIL
19 55 (7.69%) Cisco
20 53 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
21 52 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
22 50 (6.99%) WAN
22 50 (6.99%) SQL Server
23 49 (6.85%) Active Directory
23 49 (6.85%) WebSphere
23 49 (6.85%) Business Development
24 48 (6.71%) SharePoint
24 48 (6.71%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 49 (6.85%) WebSphere
2 48 (6.71%) SharePoint
3 25 (3.50%) MS Exchange
3 25 (3.50%) IIS
4 24 (3.36%) WebLogic
4 24 (3.36%) Tomcat
5 22 (3.08%) JBoss
6 17 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
9 11 (1.54%) Apache
9 11 (1.54%) Lync
9 11 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (1.12%) CMS
12 7 (0.98%) Apache Pig
12 7 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
12 7 (0.98%) CICS
Applications
1 70 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.38%) MS Office
3 16 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.70%) SPSS
5 4 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 36 (5.03%) SAP FI
1 36 (5.03%) Oracle EBS
1 36 (5.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 31 (4.34%) SAP CO
2 31 (4.34%) SAP FI/CO
3 25 (3.50%) SAP CRM
4 20 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 19 (2.66%) SAP SD
6 17 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
7 16 (2.24%) Dynamics NAV
8 15 (2.10%) SAP MM
9 12 (1.68%) SAP Business One
10 11 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
11 9 (1.26%) Oracle ERP
12 8 (1.12%) SAP HR
12 8 (1.12%) SalesLogix
13 7 (0.98%) VisionPLUS
14 6 (0.84%) SAP PS
15 5 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
15 5 (0.70%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.82%) Office 365
2 12 (1.68%) SaaS
3 7 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.42%) IaaS
5 3 (0.42%) Taleo
6 1 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (6.99%) WAN
2 44 (6.15%) LAN
3 42 (5.87%) Network Security
4 41 (5.73%) Firewall
5 33 (4.62%) SAN
6 30 (4.20%) DNS
7 23 (3.22%) TCP/IP
8 21 (2.94%) Internet
8 21 (2.94%) OSPF
8 21 (2.94%) BGP
8 21 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (1.82%) SMTP
10 12 (1.68%) VPN
11 11 (1.54%) DHCP
12 10 (1.40%) LDAP
13 8 (1.12%) FTP
14 7 (0.98%) HTTP
15 6 (0.84%) NAS
15 6 (0.84%) NetScaler
16 5 (0.70%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 18 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (1.82%) Oracle Discoverer
4 13 (1.82%) SAP BI
5 11 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (1.54%) SAP BW
5 11 (1.54%) DB2
6 10 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (1.26%) Big Data
7 9 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.12%) MySQL
8 8 (1.12%) SAP HANA
9 7 (0.98%) MarkLogic
9 7 (0.98%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.98%) Apache Hive
9 7 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (0.84%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
2 11 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (0.84%) LSMW
3 6 (0.84%) WebLogic Workshop
4 4 (0.56%) Rational Application Developer
4 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.56%) Subversion
4 4 (0.56%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 4 (0.56%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.56%) Ant
4 4 (0.56%) JUnit
5 2 (0.28%) JIRA
5 2 (0.28%) Selenium
5 2 (0.28%) LoadUI
5 2 (0.28%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.28%) JMeter
5 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.14%) Hudson
6 1 (0.14%) Xcode
6 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 146 (20.42%) Finance
2 47 (6.57%) Retail
3 34 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 30 (4.20%) Banking
5 22 (3.08%) Marketing
6 18 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.82%) Billing
8 10 (1.40%) Law
9 9 (1.26%) Back Office
10 8 (1.12%) Advertising
11 6 (0.84%) French Language
11 6 (0.84%) German Language
11 6 (0.84%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.70%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.70%) Local Government
13 4 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.42%) Legal
15 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.28%) Front Office
15 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (8.39%) .NET
2 44 (6.15%) Middleware
3 34 (4.76%) J2EE
4 29 (4.06%) Java EE
5 26 (3.64%) HTML
6 21 (2.94%) XML
7 20 (2.80%) CSS
8 14 (1.96%) EDI
9 12 (1.68%) Web Services
9 12 (1.68%) XHTML
9 12 (1.68%) JSP
9 12 (1.68%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (1.40%) ASP.NET
11 9 (1.26%) JDBC
12 8 (1.12%) EJB
12 8 (1.12%) Servlets
13 7 (0.98%) SOAP
14 6 (0.84%) Hibernate
14 6 (0.84%) ActiveMQ
14 6 (0.84%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (2.52%) Management Information System
3 17 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 14 (1.96%) Data Integration
5 13 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.26%) Social Media
6 9 (1.26%) Clustering
7 7 (0.98%) VSAM
8 6 (0.84%) Replication
8 6 (0.84%) AS400
8 6 (0.84%) Life Science
9 5 (0.70%) PKI
9 5 (0.70%) Tandem
9 5 (0.70%) EMV
9 5 (0.70%) GIS
9 5 (0.70%) Applied Mathematics
10 4 (0.56%) Physics
10 4 (0.56%) Economics
10 4 (0.56%) Statistics
11 3 (0.42%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 124 (17.34%) Windows
2 61 (8.53%) Linux
3 48 (6.71%) UNIX
4 37 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (2.52%) Solaris
7 18 (2.52%) Windows 8
8 16 (2.24%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.54%) AIX
10 9 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.14%) zOS
13 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (11.61%) Project Management
2 72 (10.07%) CRM
3 62 (8.67%) Migration
4 59 (8.25%) ITIL
5 49 (6.85%) Business Development
6 44 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 38 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
8 37 (5.17%) ERP
9 36 (5.03%) Mentoring
10 30 (4.20%) Workflow
11 28 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
12 27 (3.78%) Analytics
13 26 (3.64%) Business Analysis
14 25 (3.50%) Time Management
15 23 (3.22%) Data Management
16 22 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (3.08%) ETL
17 21 (2.94%) Change Management
18 20 (2.80%) Stakeholder Management
18 20 (2.80%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 126 (17.62%) SQL
2 74 (10.35%) Java
3 39 (5.45%) C#
4 35 (4.90%) JavaScript
5 28 (3.92%) PL/SQL
6 15 (2.10%) Perl
7 14 (1.96%) C
7 14 (1.96%) PowerShell
8 11 (1.54%) VB
8 11 (1.54%) PHP
9 10 (1.40%) C++
10 8 (1.12%) COBOL
10 8 (1.12%) VBScript
11 7 (0.98%) ABAP
11 7 (0.98%) JCL
12 5 (0.70%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.70%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.56%) R
13 4 (0.56%) SOQL
13 4 (0.56%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 117 (16.36%) Degree
2 85 (11.89%) Security Cleared
3 82 (11.47%) SC Cleared
4 52 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (4.76%) MCSE
5 34 (4.76%) MCITP
6 28 (3.92%) CCNP
7 20 (2.80%) CCSE
8 16 (2.24%) CCDP
9 15 (2.10%) MCSA
9 15 (2.10%) CCSA
10 14 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (1.68%) CCA
12 11 (1.54%) MCP
13 10 (1.40%) MCDST
14 8 (1.12%) CCNA
14 8 (1.12%) CISSP
15 6 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (0.84%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.36%) QA
2 15 (2.10%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.12%) SLA
4 5 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.56%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 53 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (6.85%) Active Directory
3 23 (3.22%) XenApp
4 21 (2.94%) vSphere
5 18 (2.52%) Hyper-V
6 17 (2.38%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.98%) HDFS
8 6 (0.84%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.70%) RACF
9 5 (0.70%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 5 (0.70%) ACF2
10 4 (0.56%) vCloud
11 3 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.28%) Samba
12 2 (0.28%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.28%) XenServer
13 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.14%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 16 (2.24%) SCCM
2 8 (1.12%) SCOM
2 8 (1.12%) Tivoli
3 7 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (0.84%) FortiGate
4 6 (0.84%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 5 (0.70%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.56%) Novell Identity Manager
6 4 (0.56%) EdgeSight
7 3 (0.42%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.28%) SCSM
8 2 (0.28%) BMC Performance Manager
8 2 (0.28%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.28%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.14%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 178 (24.90%) Microsoft
2 120 (16.78%) Oracle
2 120 (16.78%) SAP
3 96 (13.43%) VMware
4 77 (10.77%) Citrix
5 55 (7.69%) Cisco
6 42 (5.87%) IBM
7 35 (4.90%) HP
8 30 (4.20%) CheckPoint
9 18 (2.52%) NetApp
9 18 (2.52%) EMC
10 16 (2.24%) Sage
11 14 (1.96%) Informatica
11 14 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.96%) Talend
12 12 (1.68%) Juniper
12 12 (1.68%) Business Objects
13 10 (1.40%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.40%) Sun
14 7 (0.98%) Hyperion
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £125 - £150 per week + £2,000 bonus, + commisson
Posted: 14 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £16000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + incl. commission + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £40000 per annum + commission, incentives, training
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Best Benefits in Cambridge!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £35,300 to £39,800 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: £70k - £90k + 15% Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + 15% Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £65K + Car Allowance, Corporate Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £65k, Car Allowance and corporate benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits+Prospects
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
Technical Prospects
Salary: Potential £60,000+ OTE Self Employed
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago