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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 56 36 87
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 323 414 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.06% 6.04% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 6.27% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 274 287 233
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 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
7518 6602 8652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.60% 96.39% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6170 5312 7504
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 £60,000 £55,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -9 141 £52,500 +0.96% 12
Cambridgeshire -35 88 £42,500 -10.52% 20
Essex -23 46 £52,500 +5.00% 7
Bedfordshire -16 24 £50,000 -4.76% 12
Norfolk +19 17 £18,000 -
Suffolk -3 8 £35,000 -30.00% 1
East Anglia -2 2 £51,250 -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 165 (22.79%) Microsoft
2 139 (19.20%) Oracle
3 132 (18.23%) Finance
4 130 (17.96%) Degree
5 129 (17.82%) SQL
6 126 (17.40%) Windows
7 116 (16.02%) SAP
8 95 (13.12%) Project Management
9 91 (12.57%) Security Cleared
10 89 (12.29%) SC Cleared
11 87 (12.02%) Java
11 87 (12.02%) VMware
12 72 (9.94%) CRM
13 71 (9.81%) MS Excel
14 70 (9.67%) Citrix
15 68 (9.39%) Migration
16 62 (8.56%) Linux
17 60 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
18 59 (8.15%) .NET
19 57 (7.87%) Mentoring
20 55 (7.60%) Cisco
20 55 (7.60%) ERP
21 54 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
22 52 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
23 51 (7.04%) ITIL
24 49 (6.77%) Oracle EBS
25 48 (6.63%) UNIX
26 47 (6.49%) C#
27 46 (6.35%) WebSphere
28 45 (6.22%) Oracle EBS R12

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 46 (6.35%) WebSphere
2 41 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 29 (4.01%) MS Exchange
4 27 (3.73%) IIS
5 25 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
6 21 (2.90%) Tomcat
7 20 (2.76%) WebLogic
8 18 (2.49%) JBoss
9 17 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (1.93%) Lync
11 12 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (1.24%) Apache
12 9 (1.24%) CMS
12 9 (1.24%) CICS
12 9 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
14 7 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.97%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 71 (9.81%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.76%) MS Office
3 8 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.55%) SPSS
4 4 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 49 (6.77%) Oracle EBS
2 45 (6.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 36 (4.97%) SAP FI
4 31 (4.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 31 (4.28%) SAP CO
5 24 (3.31%) Oracle ERP
6 21 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
7 20 (2.76%) SAP CRM
8 17 (2.35%) SAP MM
8 17 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
9 13 (1.80%) SAP SD
10 12 (1.66%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 11 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
12 9 (1.24%) VisionPLUS
12 9 (1.24%) SAP HR
12 9 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
13 8 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
13 8 (1.10%) SAP Business One
14 7 (0.97%) SalesLogix
15 6 (0.83%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.80%) SaaS
1 13 (1.80%) Office 365
2 12 (1.66%) Taleo
3 6 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.41%) IaaS
6 1 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.14%) GitHub
6 1 (0.14%) PaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.08%) WAN
2 39 (5.39%) LAN
2 39 (5.39%) Firewall
3 35 (4.83%) SAN
4 30 (4.14%) Network Security
5 22 (3.04%) DNS
6 18 (2.49%) Internet
7 16 (2.21%) TCP/IP
8 15 (2.07%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (1.80%) OSPF
9 13 (1.80%) BGP
10 12 (1.66%) LDAP
11 10 (1.38%) SS7
11 10 (1.38%) VoLTE
11 10 (1.38%) LTE
12 8 (1.10%) HTTP
12 8 (1.10%) VPN
13 7 (0.97%) Wireless
14 6 (0.83%) SMTP
14 6 (0.83%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.73%) Oracle Database
3 25 (3.45%) Oracle Discoverer
4 16 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (1.93%) DB2
6 11 (1.52%) SAP BI
6 11 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (1.38%) MySQL
8 9 (1.24%) SAP BW
9 8 (1.10%) SAP HANA
9 8 (1.10%) Big Data
9 8 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.97%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.97%) Apache Hive
10 7 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (0.97%) MarkLogic
11 5 (0.69%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (1.93%) Oracle Forms
1 14 (1.93%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (0.83%) LSMW
2 6 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.69%) Rational Application Developer
3 5 (0.69%) Subversion
3 5 (0.69%) JUnit
3 5 (0.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 5 (0.69%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.55%) Ant
5 3 (0.41%) Hudson
5 3 (0.41%) JIRA
5 3 (0.41%) WebLogic Workshop
6 2 (0.28%) JMeter
6 2 (0.28%) Maven
6 2 (0.28%) Selenium
6 2 (0.28%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.28%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
General
1 132 (18.23%) Finance
2 43 (5.94%) Retail
3 42 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 32 (4.42%) Banking
5 21 (2.90%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.62%) Marketing
7 15 (2.07%) Billing
8 10 (1.38%) Advertising
8 10 (1.38%) Law
9 7 (0.97%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.83%) Back Office
11 3 (0.41%) French Language
11 3 (0.41%) German Language
12 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.28%) Legal
12 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.28%) Local Government
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (8.15%) .NET
2 42 (5.80%) J2EE
3 40 (5.52%) Middleware
4 25 (3.45%) HTML
5 24 (3.31%) Java EE
6 22 (3.04%) XML
7 20 (2.76%) CSS
8 15 (2.07%) EDI
9 13 (1.80%) XHTML
9 13 (1.80%) JSP
10 11 (1.52%) Web Services
10 11 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
11 10 (1.38%) JDBC
12 8 (1.10%) EJB
12 8 (1.10%) Servlets
13 7 (0.97%) SOAP
14 6 (0.83%) ASP.NET
15 5 (0.69%) Struts
15 5 (0.69%) JMS
15 5 (0.69%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 21 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.21%) Mathematics
5 14 (1.93%) Data Integration
6 9 (1.24%) Clustering
6 9 (1.24%) VSAM
7 7 (0.97%) GIS
7 7 (0.97%) Replication
8 6 (0.83%) Applied Mathematics
9 5 (0.69%) Social Media
9 5 (0.69%) Tandem
9 5 (0.69%) Cryptography
9 5 (0.69%) PKI
9 5 (0.69%) Statistics
9 5 (0.69%) AS400
10 4 (0.55%) EMV
10 4 (0.55%) Economics
10 4 (0.55%) FlexPod
11 3 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 126 (17.40%) Windows
2 62 (8.56%) Linux
3 48 (6.63%) UNIX
4 35 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (3.18%) Solaris
6 20 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.93%) AIX
9 13 (1.80%) Windows 7
9 13 (1.80%) Windows 8
10 11 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.41%) HPUX
13 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.28%) Android
14 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (13.12%) Project Management
2 72 (9.94%) CRM
3 68 (9.39%) Migration
4 57 (7.87%) Mentoring
5 55 (7.60%) ERP
6 51 (7.04%) ITIL
7 41 (5.66%) Workflow
8 40 (5.52%) Business Development
9 38 (5.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 33 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (3.87%) Enterprise Architecture
12 27 (3.73%) Business Analysis
13 26 (3.59%) Logistics
13 26 (3.59%) Time Management
14 25 (3.45%) Data Migration
15 24 (3.31%) Analytics
15 24 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (3.18%) Change Management
16 23 (3.18%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (2.90%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 129 (17.82%) SQL
2 87 (12.02%) Java
3 47 (6.49%) C#
4 38 (5.25%) PL/SQL
5 35 (4.83%) JavaScript
6 16 (2.21%) Perl
7 15 (2.07%) VB
8 14 (1.93%) C
8 14 (1.93%) PowerShell
9 12 (1.66%) C++
10 10 (1.38%) PHP
11 9 (1.24%) COBOL
11 9 (1.24%) JCL
12 8 (1.10%) VBScript
13 7 (0.97%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.83%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.69%) ABAP
15 5 (0.69%) Python
16 4 (0.55%) Apex Code
16 4 (0.55%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 130 (17.96%) Degree
2 91 (12.57%) Security Cleared
3 89 (12.29%) SC Cleared
4 54 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (6.08%) MCITP
6 34 (4.70%) MCSE
7 31 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (3.04%) CCNP
10 14 (1.93%) CCSE
10 14 (1.93%) NCIE
11 13 (1.80%) CCA
12 11 (1.52%) CISSP
12 11 (1.52%) CCNA
12 11 (1.52%) NCDA
13 9 (1.24%) CCDP
13 9 (1.24%) CCSA
13 9 (1.24%) MCTS
14 8 (1.10%) MCSA
15 7 (0.97%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.01%) QA
2 15 (2.07%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.24%) SLA
4 8 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.28%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (6.22%) Active Directory
3 28 (3.87%) Hyper-V
4 22 (3.04%) vSphere
5 15 (2.07%) XenDesktop
6 14 (1.93%) XenApp
7 7 (0.97%) HDFS
8 6 (0.83%) vCloud
8 6 (0.83%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.69%) RACF
9 5 (0.69%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 5 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.69%) ACF2
10 4 (0.55%) XenServer
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.14%) Samba
12 1 (0.14%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 21 (2.90%) SCCM
2 8 (1.10%) Tivoli
3 7 (0.97%) SCOM
3 7 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (0.83%) FortiGate
4 6 (0.83%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 5 (0.69%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.55%) Novell Identity Manager
6 4 (0.55%) EdgeSight
7 3 (0.41%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.41%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.28%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Intune
8 2 (0.28%) Legato
8 2 (0.28%) BMC Performance Manager
8 2 (0.28%) SCSM
9 1 (0.14%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 165 (22.79%) Microsoft
2 139 (19.20%) Oracle
3 116 (16.02%) SAP
4 87 (12.02%) VMware
5 70 (9.67%) Citrix
6 55 (7.60%) Cisco
7 44 (6.08%) HP
8 41 (5.66%) IBM
9 28 (3.87%) NetApp
10 20 (2.76%) CheckPoint
11 19 (2.62%) EMC
12 15 (2.07%) Sage
13 14 (1.93%) Informatica
13 14 (1.93%) Talend
14 13 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (1.52%) Business Objects
16 10 (1.38%) Sun
17 9 (1.24%) Red Hat
17 9 (1.24%) Veeam
18 8 (1.10%) Juniper
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Essex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Harris Global
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Harris Global
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £45K + Car Allowance, Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum, Benefits Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Red10
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago