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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 46 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 376 357 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.90% 5.00% 4.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.09% 5.26% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 303 258 358
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £34,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £65,750 £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
7384 6793 8634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.15% 95.06% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6070 5824 7339
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Hertfordshire -1 162 £57,500 +9.52% 16
Cambridgeshire -1 138 £47,500 -13.63% 22
Essex -1 37 £50,000 -7.40% 2
Bedfordshire -25 25 £50,000 - 6
Suffolk +8 21 £57,500 +21.05% 4
Norfolk +4 2 £18,000 -70.00%
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 185 (25.87%) SQL
2 179 (25.03%) Microsoft
3 176 (24.62%) Oracle
4 133 (18.60%) Finance
5 106 (14.83%) Degree
6 102 (14.27%) Windows
7 95 (13.29%) MS Excel
8 89 (12.45%) Java
9 85 (11.89%) Oracle EBS
10 83 (11.61%) Oracle EBS R12
11 82 (11.47%) Security Cleared
11 82 (11.47%) VMware
11 82 (11.47%) Project Management
12 75 (10.49%) SAP
13 72 (10.07%) ERP
14 70 (9.79%) PL/SQL
15 69 (9.65%) Cisco
15 69 (9.65%) Citrix
16 67 (9.37%) .NET
17 65 (9.09%) CRM
17 65 (9.09%) Workflow
18 64 (8.95%) Hyper-V
19 63 (8.81%) SC Cleared
20 60 (8.39%) Migration
21 57 (7.97%) Retail
22 56 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
23 55 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
24 54 (7.55%) Linux
25 53 (7.41%) HP
25 53 (7.41%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 55 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 42 (5.87%) SharePoint
3 40 (5.59%) MS Exchange
4 37 (5.17%) Lync
5 31 (4.34%) WebSphere
6 19 (2.66%) IIS
7 17 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
8 16 (2.24%) Tomcat
9 15 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (1.26%) CICS
14 9 (1.26%) WebLogic
14 9 (1.26%) CMS
14 9 (1.26%) IBM HTTP Server
15 8 (1.12%) SAS
15 8 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.98%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 95 (13.29%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.24%) MS Office
3 8 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.70%) MS Project
5 4 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) SPSS
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.14%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 85 (11.89%) Oracle EBS
2 83 (11.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 31 (4.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 29 (4.06%) Oracle ERP
5 23 (3.22%) Oracle 11i
6 19 (2.66%) Dynamics NAV
7 17 (2.38%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 15 (2.10%) SAP SD
9 12 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
9 12 (1.68%) SAP FI
10 10 (1.40%) SAP MM
11 9 (1.26%) VisionPLUS
11 9 (1.26%) SAP CO
11 9 (1.26%) SAP FI/CO
12 7 (0.98%) Agresso
12 7 (0.98%) SAP HR
12 7 (0.98%) Sage 200
13 6 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
13 6 (0.84%) SAP WM
14 5 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.92%) Office 365
2 17 (2.38%) Taleo
3 10 (1.40%) SaaS
4 9 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.56%) Force.com
6 3 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 51 (7.13%) SAN
2 45 (6.29%) Firewall
3 42 (5.87%) LAN
4 40 (5.59%) WAN
5 20 (2.80%) DNS
6 17 (2.38%) Internet
6 17 (2.38%) Network Security
7 16 (2.24%) Wireless
8 15 (2.10%) TCP/IP
9 14 (1.96%) iSCSI
10 12 (1.68%) NAS
11 11 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (1.54%) Unified Communications
12 10 (1.40%) LTE
12 10 (1.40%) VoLTE
12 10 (1.40%) VPN
12 10 (1.40%) HTTP
12 10 (1.40%) SS7
13 9 (1.26%) LDAP
14 7 (0.98%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (6.01%) Oracle Discoverer
2 42 (5.87%) SQL Server
3 39 (5.45%) Oracle Database
4 22 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (2.10%) DB2
5 15 (2.10%) Oracle BI EE
5 15 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (1.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 11 (1.54%) MySQL
8 10 (1.40%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.98%) SAP BW
9 7 (0.98%) SQLPlus
9 7 (0.98%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (0.98%) Data Mining
9 7 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (0.84%) SAP BI
11 5 (0.70%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.70%) SAP HANA
11 5 (0.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (0.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 5 (0.70%) Eclipse
3 5 (0.70%) JUnit
3 5 (0.70%) Subversion
3 5 (0.70%) Rational Application Developer
4 3 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.42%) JIRA
5 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.28%) Hudson
5 2 (0.28%) Maven
6 1 (0.14%) Ant
6 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.14%) LSMW
6 1 (0.14%) JMeter
6 1 (0.14%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
General
1 133 (18.60%) Finance
2 57 (7.97%) Retail
3 48 (6.71%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 13 (1.82%) Marketing
6 11 (1.54%) Advertising
7 9 (1.26%) Banking
8 6 (0.84%) General Ledger
8 6 (0.84%) Billing
9 5 (0.70%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.28%) Back Office
11 2 (0.28%) Publishing
11 2 (0.28%) Electronics
11 2 (0.28%) Local Government
12 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Law
12 1 (0.14%) Legal
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (9.37%) .NET
2 32 (4.48%) Middleware
2 32 (4.48%) XML
3 31 (4.34%) J2EE
4 28 (3.92%) HTML
5 24 (3.36%) CSS
6 18 (2.52%) Web Services
7 14 (1.96%) XHTML
8 13 (1.82%) JSP
9 10 (1.40%) Oracle Fusion
10 8 (1.12%) Java EE
10 8 (1.12%) Servlets
10 8 (1.12%) EJB
10 8 (1.12%) EDI
11 7 (0.98%) JDBC
11 7 (0.98%) HTML5
12 6 (0.84%) SAP Smart Forms
12 6 (0.84%) Web Dynpro
12 6 (0.84%) SOAP
13 5 (0.70%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (3.36%) Computer Science
2 23 (3.22%) Management Information System
3 20 (2.80%) Mathematics
4 11 (1.54%) Open Source
5 9 (1.26%) VSAM
5 9 (1.26%) Replication
6 8 (1.12%) Data Integration
7 7 (0.98%) GIS
7 7 (0.98%) PKI
7 7 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 6 (0.84%) Data Conversion
9 5 (0.70%) Cryptography
9 5 (0.70%) EqualLogic
9 5 (0.70%) Applied Mathematics
9 5 (0.70%) FlexPod
10 4 (0.56%) iPhone
10 4 (0.56%) RMADS
10 4 (0.56%) iPad
11 3 (0.42%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 102 (14.27%) Windows
2 54 (7.55%) Linux
3 49 (6.85%) UNIX
4 30 (4.20%) Solaris
5 27 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.54%) AIX
7 11 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.12%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.84%) Android
10 5 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.42%) FreeBSD
11 3 (0.42%) HPUX
11 3 (0.42%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.42%) SUSE
11 3 (0.42%) Debian
12 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (11.47%) Project Management
2 72 (10.07%) ERP
3 65 (9.09%) CRM
3 65 (9.09%) Workflow
4 60 (8.39%) Migration
5 42 (5.87%) ITIL
6 32 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (4.20%) Time Management
8 28 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (3.92%) Logistics
8 28 (3.92%) Data Migration
9 24 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 24 (3.36%) Business Continuity
10 22 (3.08%) Information Security
10 22 (3.08%) Project Planning
11 19 (2.66%) Business Development
11 19 (2.66%) ETL
12 18 (2.52%) Identity Management
12 18 (2.52%) Change Management
13 17 (2.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (25.87%) SQL
2 89 (12.45%) Java
3 70 (9.79%) PL/SQL
4 52 (7.27%) C#
5 32 (4.48%) JavaScript
6 21 (2.94%) VB
7 20 (2.80%) C
8 14 (1.96%) C++
9 11 (1.54%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.26%) JCL
10 9 (1.26%) VBA
10 9 (1.26%) COBOL
10 9 (1.26%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.12%) VBScript
11 8 (1.12%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.12%) ABAP
12 7 (0.98%) Perl
13 6 (0.84%) Python
13 6 (0.84%) SAPscript
14 5 (0.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 106 (14.83%) Degree
2 82 (11.47%) Security Cleared
3 63 (8.81%) SC Cleared
4 56 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 53 (7.41%) MCITP
6 46 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 35 (4.90%) NCIE
9 34 (4.76%) CCNP
10 33 (4.62%) NCDA
11 28 (3.92%) MCSE
12 16 (2.24%) VCAP
13 14 (1.96%) CCNA
14 12 (1.68%) CCSE
14 12 (1.68%) CISSP
15 11 (1.54%) MCTS
16 10 (1.40%) CCDP
17 8 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
18 7 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 7 (0.98%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.96%) QA
2 9 (1.26%) SLA
2 9 (1.26%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (8.95%) Hyper-V
2 53 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (4.34%) XenDesktop
4 30 (4.20%) vSphere
5 28 (3.92%) XenApp
6 25 (3.50%) Active Directory
7 17 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (1.96%) XenServer
9 13 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.84%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.56%) HDFS
13 4 (0.56%) vCloud
13 4 (0.56%) NFS
14 2 (0.28%) ACF2
14 2 (0.28%) SRDF
14 2 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 2 (0.28%) RACF
15 1 (0.14%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 37 (5.17%) SCCM
2 10 (1.40%) SCOM
3 7 (0.98%) NetBackup
4 6 (0.84%) Oracle Identity Management
4 6 (0.84%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.70%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.70%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.56%) Puppet
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (0.42%) BMC Performance Manager
8 2 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.28%) WebInspect
8 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (0.28%) Legato
9 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.14%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.14%) PureDisk
9 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 179 (25.03%) Microsoft
2 176 (24.62%) Oracle
3 82 (11.47%) VMware
4 75 (10.49%) SAP
5 69 (9.65%) Cisco
5 69 (9.65%) Citrix
6 53 (7.41%) HP
7 49 (6.85%) NetApp
8 46 (6.43%) IBM
9 23 (3.22%) Fujitsu
10 22 (3.08%) EMC
11 19 (2.66%) Veeam
12 17 (2.38%) Dell
13 16 (2.24%) CheckPoint
13 16 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (2.24%) Juniper
14 12 (1.68%) WatchGuard
15 10 (1.40%) Sage
16 9 (1.26%) Symantec
16 9 (1.26%) JBoss
Bedfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum To £50k + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Extensive benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Anglia
Marcus Donald People
Salary: €35000 to €50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Best Benefits in Cambridge!
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £250000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Commerce
Salary: £42000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + relocation + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £44,000 to £55,000 per annum £55k+ OTE, Car, Corporate Benefits P
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago