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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 62 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 308 358 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.07% 4.48% 4.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 4.68% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 227 280 261
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £66,000 £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
7185 7650 7291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.99% 95.73% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6009 6395 6249
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -8 131 £50,000 -2.43% 16
Cambridgeshire +1 100 £45,000 -5.26% 15
Bedfordshire +37 47 £55,000 +12.82% 4
Essex -37 15 £37,500 -25.00% 6
Suffolk -2 13 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 143 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 130 (20.67%) Windows
3 123 (19.55%) SAP
4 110 (17.49%) Oracle
5 99 (15.74%) Finance
6 94 (14.94%) SQL
7 93 (14.79%) Degree
8 84 (13.35%) VMware
9 73 (11.61%) Active Directory
10 72 (11.45%) ITIL
11 68 (10.81%) Firewall
11 68 (10.81%) Citrix
12 62 (9.86%) Project Management
12 62 (9.86%) Java
12 62 (9.86%) SQL Server
13 61 (9.70%) Cisco
14 58 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
15 57 (9.06%) CRM
16 55 (8.74%) HTML
17 54 (8.59%) Linux
17 54 (8.59%) MS Excel
18 51 (8.11%) Migration
19 49 (7.79%) WAN
20 47 (7.47%) Windows Server 2012
21 46 (7.31%) Network Security
21 46 (7.31%) LAN
22 44 (7.00%) CheckPoint
22 44 (7.00%) XenApp
23 43 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
23 43 (6.84%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 43 (6.84%) MS Exchange
2 38 (6.04%) SharePoint
3 37 (5.88%) IIS
4 35 (5.56%) Lync
5 31 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 27 (4.29%) WebSphere
7 26 (4.13%) Tomcat
8 25 (3.97%) Apache
9 21 (3.34%) WebSphere Application Server
10 20 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2003
11 17 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
12 16 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (2.07%) Apache ServiceMix
13 13 (2.07%) IBM HTTP Server
14 9 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
15 8 (1.27%) JBoss
16 6 (0.95%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
17 5 (0.79%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 54 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.66%) MS Visio
3 18 (2.86%) MS Office
4 10 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (1.59%) Photoshop
5 8 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.32%) Siemens NX
6 2 (0.32%) MS Project
7 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 32 (5.09%) SAP MM
2 25 (3.97%) SAP SD
2 25 (3.97%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (3.82%) SAP FI
3 24 (3.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (3.02%) Oracle Financials
5 18 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
5 18 (2.86%) SAP CO
6 15 (2.38%) SAP Business One
6 15 (2.38%) SAP CRM
7 13 (2.07%) SAP ERP
7 13 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (1.43%) SAP CS
9 6 (0.95%) SAP PS
10 5 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
10 5 (0.79%) Agresso
10 5 (0.79%) SAP PP
10 5 (0.79%) SAP BPC
11 4 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (0.64%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.93%) Office 365
2 18 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.59%) SaaS
4 8 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.95%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.64%) Force.com
6 4 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.32%) IaaS
7 2 (0.32%) Yammer
7 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 68 (10.81%) Firewall
2 49 (7.79%) WAN
3 46 (7.31%) LAN
3 46 (7.31%) Network Security
4 39 (6.20%) TCP/IP
5 31 (4.93%) SAN
6 30 (4.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 24 (3.82%) BGP
8 23 (3.66%) OSPF
9 21 (3.34%) Spanning Tree
10 19 (3.02%) HTTP
11 18 (2.86%) DHCP
12 17 (2.70%) Internet
13 16 (2.54%) DNS
13 16 (2.54%) NetScaler
14 14 (2.23%) tcpdump
14 14 (2.23%) Wireshark
14 14 (2.23%) Wireless
15 11 (1.75%) Skype
16 10 (1.59%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.97%) Oracle Database
3 24 (3.82%) MySQL
4 17 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (2.23%) DB2
6 13 (2.07%) SAP BW
7 12 (1.91%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (1.43%) Big Data
10 8 (1.27%) SAP BI
11 7 (1.11%) Oracle Discoverer
11 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.11%) SAP HANA
12 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.64%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (2.07%) JUnit
1 13 (2.07%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 13 (2.07%) Eclipse
1 13 (2.07%) Subversion
1 13 (2.07%) Rational Application Developer
2 8 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (0.79%) LoadRunner
4 5 (0.79%) WebLogic Workshop
5 2 (0.32%) LSMW
5 2 (0.32%) JIRA
5 2 (0.32%) Selenium
5 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.32%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.16%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.16%) Ant
General
1 99 (15.74%) Finance
2 32 (5.09%) Marketing
3 22 (3.50%) Manufacturing
3 22 (3.50%) Retail
4 21 (3.34%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.75%) Legal
6 9 (1.43%) Billing
7 8 (1.27%) Electronics
8 4 (0.64%) Military
8 4 (0.64%) Banking
9 3 (0.48%) Local Government
10 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Back Office
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
11 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (8.74%) HTML
2 35 (5.56%) .NET
3 34 (5.41%) CSS
4 26 (4.13%) XML
5 25 (3.97%) Web Services
6 22 (3.50%) JSP
7 21 (3.34%) XHTML
8 19 (3.02%) J2EE
9 18 (2.86%) Spring
10 15 (2.38%) REST
11 13 (2.07%) JSTL
11 13 (2.07%) Spring MVC
11 13 (2.07%) JMS
11 13 (2.07%) Middleware
11 13 (2.07%) JDBC
11 13 (2.07%) Struts
12 12 (1.91%) HTML5
13 11 (1.75%) ASP.NET
13 11 (1.75%) SAP ALE
14 10 (1.59%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.72%) Data Centre
3 28 (4.45%) Computer Science
4 23 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 12 (1.91%) User Experience
6 10 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (1.59%) PKI
7 7 (1.11%) GIS
7 7 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.95%) Client/Server
8 6 (0.95%) NHS
9 5 (0.79%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.64%) Cryptography
10 4 (0.64%) Clustering
10 4 (0.64%) Smartcard
10 4 (0.64%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (0.64%) FMCG
10 4 (0.64%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.64%) Physics
11 3 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 130 (20.67%) Windows
2 54 (8.59%) Linux
3 47 (7.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (4.45%) UNIX
6 26 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (2.70%) Solaris
8 16 (2.54%) AIX
9 6 (0.95%) Debian
10 5 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.32%) Android
12 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.16%) zOS
13 1 (0.16%) HPUX
13 1 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (11.45%) ITIL
2 62 (9.86%) Project Management
3 57 (9.06%) CRM
4 51 (8.11%) Migration
5 38 (6.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 37 (5.88%) ERP
6 37 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 30 (4.77%) Business Development
8 25 (3.97%) Load Balancing
8 25 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (3.82%) Time Management
10 23 (3.66%) Server Building
11 22 (3.50%) MVC
12 21 (3.34%) Service Management
13 20 (3.18%) Content Management
14 19 (3.02%) Information Security
14 19 (3.02%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (3.02%) E-Commerce
15 18 (2.86%) Change Management
15 18 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 94 (14.94%) SQL
2 62 (9.86%) Java
3 37 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 24 (3.82%) Perl
5 19 (3.02%) ABAP
6 16 (2.54%) Bash Shell
7 12 (1.91%) PL/SQL
8 11 (1.75%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.59%) C#
10 9 (1.43%) C++
10 9 (1.43%) Python
11 8 (1.27%) PHP
11 8 (1.27%) C
12 7 (1.11%) VB
13 6 (0.95%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.79%) SAPscript
15 4 (0.64%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.48%) R
16 3 (0.48%) SOQL
16 3 (0.48%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 93 (14.79%) Degree
2 43 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (6.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (6.52%) CCNP
5 36 (5.72%) Security Cleared
6 30 (4.77%) CCSE
7 29 (4.61%) MCSE
7 29 (4.61%) CCDP
8 27 (4.29%) CCSA
9 25 (3.97%) SC Cleared
10 20 (3.18%) CISSP
11 19 (3.02%) MCSA
12 18 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (2.70%) CISM
14 16 (2.54%) Check Point Certification
14 16 (2.54%) MCITP
15 15 (2.38%) MCP
16 14 (2.23%) VCP5
17 13 (2.07%) Sun Certification
17 13 (2.07%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.11%) QA
4 6 (0.95%) COBIT
4 6 (0.95%) SLA
5 3 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.48%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 73 (11.61%) Active Directory
2 44 (7.00%) XenApp
3 42 (6.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (4.45%) Hyper-V
5 25 (3.97%) VMware ESX
6 21 (3.34%) vSphere
7 18 (2.86%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.11%) Terminal Server
9 6 (0.95%) XenServer
10 2 (0.32%) SRDF
10 2 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.32%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.32%) NFS
11 1 (0.16%) ACF2
11 1 (0.16%) HDFS
11 1 (0.16%) UAG
11 1 (0.16%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.16%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 22 (3.50%) NetBackup
2 10 (1.59%) SCOM
3 9 (1.43%) SCCM
4 8 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.48%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.32%) Nmap
8 2 (0.32%) EMC VPLEX
8 2 (0.32%) SnapMirror
8 2 (0.32%) SnapVault
8 2 (0.32%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.16%) Nessus
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.16%) Legato
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 143 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 123 (19.55%) SAP
3 110 (17.49%) Oracle
4 84 (13.35%) VMware
5 68 (10.81%) Citrix
6 61 (9.70%) Cisco
7 44 (7.00%) CheckPoint
8 25 (3.97%) HP
9 24 (3.82%) Veeam
10 23 (3.66%) IBM
11 18 (2.86%) Brocade
12 15 (2.38%) Juniper
13 14 (2.23%) Sun
13 14 (2.23%) Intel
14 11 (1.75%) Symantec
14 11 (1.75%) EMC
15 10 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (1.43%) Hitachi
16 9 (1.43%) F5
17 8 (1.27%) Trend Micro
Cambridgeshire
Technical Prospects
Salary: Potential £60,000+ OTE Self Employed
Posted: 11 hours ago
St Albans, Hertfordshire
Technical Prospects
Salary: Potential £60,000+ OTE (Self Employed)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, training fund, certifications
Posted: 12 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
e-Recruiter
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + uncapped Commission + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Loughton, Essex
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Bonus scheme excellent commission
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Car + upto 45% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35 - £40 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkhamsted
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Comission
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 36k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Car Bonus Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £65,000 basic + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago