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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 58 71 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 323 320 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.23% 3.74% 5.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.41% 3.91% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 252 240 369
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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
7329 8188 8152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.00% 95.61% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6013 6827 7099
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 £26,000
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 1 May 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 May 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 -2 153 £47,500 -5.00% 22
Bedfordshire +61 69 £52,500 -8.29% 7
Cambridgeshire -7 68 £47,000 -1.05% 12
Essex +2 24 £45,000 - 10
Suffolk +4 9 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Norfolk -1 3 - -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 177 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 133 (20.59%) Windows
3 132 (20.43%) Finance
4 114 (17.65%) VMware
5 113 (17.49%) SQL
6 102 (15.79%) Oracle
7 101 (15.63%) Degree
8 100 (15.48%) SAP
9 81 (12.54%) Citrix
10 76 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 74 (11.46%) Active Directory
12 64 (9.91%) Linux
13 60 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 59 (9.13%) Firewall
15 57 (8.82%) CRM
15 57 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
16 56 (8.67%) Cisco
16 56 (8.67%) Java
17 54 (8.36%) .NET
17 54 (8.36%) ITIL
18 53 (8.20%) SharePoint
18 53 (8.20%) MS Excel
18 53 (8.20%) Security Cleared
19 49 (7.59%) Network Security
20 47 (7.28%) SC Cleared
20 47 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
20 47 (7.28%) WAN
21 46 (7.12%) Migration
22 45 (6.97%) Microsoft Certification
23 44 (6.81%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 53 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 36 (5.57%) MS Exchange
3 25 (3.87%) WebSphere
4 22 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (3.25%) Lync
5 21 (3.25%) IIS
6 20 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 19 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (2.79%) Tomcat
9 16 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 15 (2.32%) Apache
11 14 (2.17%) JBoss
12 13 (2.01%) WebLogic
13 12 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
13 12 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.77%) Content Management Server
14 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
16 2 (0.31%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 53 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.33%) MS Visio
3 20 (3.10%) MS Office
4 6 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.31%) MS Project
6 2 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 32 (4.95%) Oracle Financials
2 31 (4.80%) Oracle EBS
3 30 (4.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 21 (3.25%) SAP Business One
5 17 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (2.63%) SAP SD
6 16 (2.48%) SAP ERP
7 14 (2.17%) SAP MM
7 14 (2.17%) SAP CRM
8 13 (2.01%) SAP FI/CO
8 13 (2.01%) SAP CO
8 13 (2.01%) SAP FI
9 8 (1.24%) SAP CS
10 7 (1.08%) SAP PS
11 5 (0.77%) Infor CRM
11 5 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.77%) Agresso
12 4 (0.62%) Sage 200
12 4 (0.62%) SAP FI-AP
12 4 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.72%) Office 365
2 10 (1.55%) SaaS
2 10 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.62%) Yammer
5 3 (0.46%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.46%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.31%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 59 (9.13%) Firewall
2 49 (7.59%) Network Security
3 47 (7.28%) WAN
4 42 (6.50%) LAN
5 37 (5.73%) TCP/IP
6 32 (4.95%) SAN
7 30 (4.64%) DNS
8 28 (4.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 25 (3.87%) BGP
10 24 (3.72%) OSPF
11 22 (3.41%) Spanning Tree
12 21 (3.25%) Internet
12 21 (3.25%) DHCP
13 19 (2.94%) SMTP
14 17 (2.63%) VPN
15 16 (2.48%) NetScaler
16 14 (2.17%) LDAP
17 13 (2.01%) Wireshark
18 11 (1.70%) tcpdump
19 10 (1.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.04%) Oracle Database
3 18 (2.79%) MySQL
4 13 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.39%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (1.08%) Big Data
10 6 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.77%) SAP BW
11 5 (0.77%) SAP BI
12 4 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.46%) DB2
13 3 (0.46%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (1.08%) WebLogic Workshop
2 3 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.31%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (0.31%) Selenium
3 2 (0.31%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (0.31%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.31%) JUnit
3 2 (0.31%) Subversion
4 1 (0.15%) LSMW
4 1 (0.15%) Xcode
4 1 (0.15%) Ant
4 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.15%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
General
1 132 (20.43%) Finance
2 28 (4.33%) Retail
3 25 (3.87%) Marketing
3 25 (3.87%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.01%) Banking
6 10 (1.55%) Billing
7 7 (1.08%) Back Office
7 7 (1.08%) Law
8 6 (0.93%) Electronics
8 6 (0.93%) French Language
8 6 (0.93%) German Language
8 6 (0.93%) Spanish Language
8 6 (0.93%) Local Government
9 5 (0.77%) Advertising
10 3 (0.46%) Military
11 2 (0.31%) Legal
11 2 (0.31%) Front Office
11 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (8.36%) .NET
2 30 (4.64%) HTML
3 25 (3.87%) J2EE
4 23 (3.56%) CSS
5 14 (2.17%) ASP.NET
5 14 (2.17%) Java EE
6 13 (2.01%) Middleware
6 13 (2.01%) EDI
7 12 (1.86%) XML
8 11 (1.70%) JSP
9 10 (1.55%) Web Services
9 10 (1.55%) XHTML
10 9 (1.39%) Spring
10 9 (1.39%) HTML5
11 8 (1.24%) Servlets
11 8 (1.24%) EJB
11 8 (1.24%) SAP ALE
12 7 (1.08%) jBPM
12 7 (1.08%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (1.08%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.41%) Management Information System
2 22 (3.41%) Computer Science
3 10 (1.55%) Social Media
4 9 (1.39%) Clustering
4 9 (1.39%) User Experience
5 8 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.08%) Mathematics
7 6 (0.93%) Physics
7 6 (0.93%) Life Science
8 5 (0.77%) PKI
8 5 (0.77%) Smartphone
8 5 (0.77%) GIS
8 5 (0.77%) EMV
8 5 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.62%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (0.62%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.62%) AS400
9 4 (0.62%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.46%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 133 (20.59%) Windows
2 64 (9.91%) Linux
3 47 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (6.04%) UNIX
5 34 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 11 (1.70%) Solaris
9 10 (1.55%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.24%) AIX
11 7 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.62%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.62%) Debian
14 3 (0.46%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.46%) Android
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.15%) zOS
15 1 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (8.82%) CRM
2 54 (8.36%) ITIL
3 46 (7.12%) Migration
4 44 (6.81%) Project Management
5 43 (6.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 42 (6.50%) Business Development
7 41 (6.35%) ERP
8 28 (4.33%) Mentoring
9 25 (3.87%) Time Management
10 23 (3.56%) Business Analysis
11 21 (3.25%) Load Balancing
12 20 (3.10%) Service Management
13 19 (2.94%) Workflow
14 18 (2.79%) E-Commerce
14 18 (2.79%) Network Management
15 16 (2.48%) Change Management
15 16 (2.48%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (2.01%) Information Security
16 13 (2.01%) Service Delivery
16 13 (2.01%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 113 (17.49%) SQL
2 56 (8.67%) Java
3 37 (5.73%) JavaScript
4 28 (4.33%) C#
5 22 (3.41%) Perl
6 16 (2.48%) PHP
7 15 (2.32%) C++
7 15 (2.32%) ABAP
8 14 (2.17%) C
9 11 (1.70%) VB
10 9 (1.39%) Python
10 9 (1.39%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.93%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.77%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.62%) SOQL
13 4 (0.62%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.62%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.46%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.46%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 101 (15.63%) Degree
2 53 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 47 (7.28%) SC Cleared
4 45 (6.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (5.73%) MCSE
6 36 (5.57%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (5.42%) CCNP
8 25 (3.87%) CCSE
8 25 (3.87%) CCDP
9 23 (3.56%) MCITP
9 23 (3.56%) MCSA
10 22 (3.41%) CCSA
11 17 (2.63%) MCP
12 16 (2.48%) CISSP
12 16 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (2.17%) Check Point Certification
14 12 (1.86%) VCP5
14 12 (1.86%) CISM
14 12 (1.86%) MCDST
15 11 (1.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.94%) QA
2 14 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.08%) ISO 14001
4 7 (1.08%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.93%) SLA
6 3 (0.46%) COBIT
6 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 74 (11.46%) Active Directory
2 60 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (6.19%) XenApp
4 24 (3.72%) Hyper-V
5 19 (2.94%) vSphere
6 18 (2.79%) VMware ESX
6 18 (2.79%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.46%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.46%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.31%) HDFS
8 2 (0.31%) ACF2
8 2 (0.31%) XenServer
8 2 (0.31%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.31%) RACF
8 2 (0.31%) Samba
9 1 (0.15%) Xen
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.15%) NFS
9 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 15 (2.32%) NetBackup
2 9 (1.39%) SCCM
3 8 (1.24%) SCOM
4 3 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.46%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.31%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (0.31%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.15%) Nmap
6 1 (0.15%) Nessus
6 1 (0.15%) Legato
6 1 (0.15%) Novell Identity Manager
6 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 177 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 114 (17.65%) VMware
3 102 (15.79%) Oracle
4 100 (15.48%) SAP
5 81 (12.54%) Citrix
6 56 (8.67%) Cisco
7 43 (6.66%) CheckPoint
8 21 (3.25%) Juniper
9 17 (2.63%) IBM
9 17 (2.63%) Sage
10 16 (2.48%) Veeam
11 13 (2.01%) HP
12 12 (1.86%) EMC
12 12 (1.86%) Intel
12 12 (1.86%) Brocade
13 10 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (1.08%) Red Hat
15 6 (0.93%) F5
15 6 (0.93%) Sun
15 6 (0.93%) Hitachi
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + £6,600 car allowance + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire
Intelletec
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
StarBase
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum car + share ownership scheme + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Climb Online
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18 - 24k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: up to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + GREAT BASE + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + FANTASTIC!!
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: Up to £40,000 + car & comprehensive benefits
Posted: 12 days ago