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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 47 37 74
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 381 410 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.94% 5.84% 3.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.18% 6.10% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 311 314 278
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,800
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
7354 6721 8904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.36% 95.80% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5983 5652 7604
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 £24,500
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -9 156 £55,000 +4.76% 17
Cambridgeshire -7 150 £45,500 +1.11% 15
Bedfordshire -16 30 £50,000 -7.40% 2
Essex -29 30 £55,000 +1.85% 6
Suffolk +1 11 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Norfolk +18 10 £18,000 -55.00% 1
East Anglia -3 1 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 175 (23.71%) Oracle
2 171 (23.17%) Microsoft
3 153 (20.73%) SQL
4 119 (16.12%) Finance
5 112 (15.18%) Degree
6 111 (15.04%) Windows
7 105 (14.23%) Project Management
8 96 (13.01%) SAP
9 92 (12.47%) Security Cleared
10 88 (11.92%) Java
11 86 (11.65%) MS Excel
12 82 (11.11%) SC Cleared
13 81 (10.98%) CRM
13 81 (10.98%) VMware
14 77 (10.43%) Oracle EBS
15 69 (9.35%) Migration
16 68 (9.21%) Oracle EBS R12
17 62 (8.40%) ERP
18 61 (8.27%) Cisco
18 61 (8.27%) PL/SQL
19 60 (8.13%) Citrix
20 58 (7.86%) HP
20 58 (7.86%) .NET
20 58 (7.86%) Linux
21 57 (7.72%) Mentoring
22 56 (7.59%) Workflow
23 54 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
24 53 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
25 52 (7.05%) ITIL
26 51 (6.91%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 44 (5.96%) Oracle Workflow
2 41 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 40 (5.42%) WebSphere
4 36 (4.88%) MS Exchange
5 28 (3.79%) Lync
6 22 (2.98%) IIS
7 19 (2.57%) WebSphere Application Server
8 17 (2.30%) Tomcat
9 15 (2.03%) WebLogic
10 13 (1.76%) JBoss
11 12 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (1.49%) IBM HTTP Server
13 9 (1.22%) CMS
13 9 (1.22%) Tuxedo
13 9 (1.22%) CICS
14 8 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 86 (11.65%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.30%) MS Office
3 6 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.68%) MS Project
5 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.41%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 77 (10.43%) Oracle EBS
2 68 (9.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 31 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 29 (3.93%) Oracle ERP
5 24 (3.25%) SAP FI
6 21 (2.85%) Dynamics NAV
7 19 (2.57%) SAP CO
7 19 (2.57%) SAP FI/CO
8 18 (2.44%) SAP MM
9 17 (2.30%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 14 (1.90%) SAP SD
11 13 (1.76%) Oracle Applications
12 12 (1.63%) Oracle 11i
12 12 (1.63%) SAP CRM
13 11 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
14 9 (1.22%) VisionPLUS
14 9 (1.22%) SAP HR
15 5 (0.68%) Oracle iProcurement
15 5 (0.68%) SalesLogix
15 5 (0.68%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.66%) Office 365
2 17 (2.30%) Taleo
3 9 (1.22%) SaaS
4 8 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.54%) Force.com
7 3 (0.41%) IaaS
8 2 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.14%) PaaS
9 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.14%) GitHub
9 1 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.10%) SAN
2 40 (5.42%) WAN
3 37 (5.01%) Firewall
4 35 (4.74%) LAN
5 18 (2.44%) Internet
5 18 (2.44%) Network Security
6 16 (2.17%) DNS
6 16 (2.17%) Wireless
7 12 (1.63%) HTTP
8 11 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (1.49%) LDAP
9 10 (1.36%) OSPF
9 10 (1.36%) SS7
9 10 (1.36%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.36%) VoLTE
9 10 (1.36%) LTE
10 9 (1.22%) iSCSI
10 9 (1.22%) BGP
11 7 (0.95%) NAS
12 6 (0.81%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.28%) Oracle Discoverer
2 33 (4.47%) Oracle Database
3 25 (3.39%) SQL Server
4 19 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (2.03%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (2.03%) DB2
6 11 (1.49%) SAP BI
7 10 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (1.22%) Big Data
8 9 (1.22%) SAP HANA
8 9 (1.22%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.22%) SAP BW
9 7 (0.95%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (0.95%) Apache Hive
9 7 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (0.95%) MarkLogic
9 7 (0.95%) MySQL
10 6 (0.81%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (1.90%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (0.81%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.68%) Rational Application Developer
4 5 (0.68%) Subversion
4 5 (0.68%) LSMW
4 5 (0.68%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 5 (0.68%) Eclipse
4 5 (0.68%) JUnit
5 4 (0.54%) Ant
5 4 (0.54%) JIRA
6 3 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.41%) Hudson
7 2 (0.27%) JMeter
7 2 (0.27%) Maven
7 2 (0.27%) LoadUI
7 2 (0.27%) Selenium
7 2 (0.27%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.14%) QADirector
General
1 119 (16.12%) Finance
2 50 (6.78%) Retail
3 45 (6.10%) Telecoms
4 27 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 20 (2.71%) Banking
6 17 (2.30%) Marketing
7 9 (1.22%) Billing
8 7 (0.95%) General Ledger
8 7 (0.95%) Aerospace
8 7 (0.95%) Advertising
9 6 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.41%) Electronics
11 2 (0.27%) Law
11 2 (0.27%) Local Government
12 1 (0.14%) French Language
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) Legal
12 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (7.86%) .NET
2 40 (5.42%) Middleware
3 35 (4.74%) J2EE
4 30 (4.07%) XML
5 23 (3.12%) HTML
6 18 (2.44%) CSS
6 18 (2.44%) Java EE
7 16 (2.17%) Web Services
8 14 (1.90%) Oracle Fusion
9 13 (1.76%) XHTML
9 13 (1.76%) JSP
10 11 (1.49%) EDI
11 8 (1.08%) JDBC
11 8 (1.08%) Servlets
11 8 (1.08%) EJB
12 7 (0.95%) SOAP
13 5 (0.68%) JSTL
13 5 (0.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 5 (0.68%) JMS
13 5 (0.68%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (3.79%) Computer Science
3 27 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.71%) Mathematics
5 14 (1.90%) Data Integration
6 11 (1.49%) Open Source
7 9 (1.22%) VSAM
7 9 (1.22%) Replication
8 8 (1.08%) PKI
9 7 (0.95%) GIS
10 6 (0.81%) Cryptography
10 6 (0.81%) Applied Mathematics
11 5 (0.68%) EqualLogic
11 5 (0.68%) Statistics
11 5 (0.68%) FlexPod
12 4 (0.54%) iPad
12 4 (0.54%) iPhone
13 3 (0.41%) CMDB
13 3 (0.41%) Data Conversion
13 3 (0.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 111 (15.04%) Windows
2 58 (7.86%) Linux
3 45 (6.10%) UNIX
4 31 (4.20%) Solaris
5 30 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.63%) AIX
9 10 (1.36%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.81%) Android
12 4 (0.54%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.41%) HPUX
14 2 (0.27%) zOS
14 2 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (14.23%) Project Management
2 81 (10.98%) CRM
3 69 (9.35%) Migration
4 62 (8.40%) ERP
5 57 (7.72%) Mentoring
6 56 (7.59%) Workflow
7 52 (7.05%) ITIL
8 41 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (4.47%) Change Management
9 33 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
10 30 (4.07%) Data Migration
11 29 (3.93%) Time Management
11 29 (3.93%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (3.93%) Logistics
12 28 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (3.79%) Enterprise Architecture
12 28 (3.79%) Business Development
13 25 (3.39%) Business Analysis
13 25 (3.39%) ETL
14 22 (2.98%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 153 (20.73%) SQL
2 88 (11.92%) Java
3 61 (8.27%) PL/SQL
4 51 (6.91%) C#
5 27 (3.66%) JavaScript
6 18 (2.44%) VB
7 17 (2.30%) PowerShell
8 15 (2.03%) C
9 10 (1.36%) C++
10 9 (1.22%) COBOL
10 9 (1.22%) JCL
11 8 (1.08%) Perl
11 8 (1.08%) VBScript
12 7 (0.95%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.68%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.68%) Jython
13 5 (0.68%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.54%) VBA
15 3 (0.41%) R
15 3 (0.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 112 (15.18%) Degree
2 92 (12.47%) Security Cleared
3 82 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 53 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (5.83%) MCITP
6 36 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (3.66%) CCNP
8 26 (3.52%) MCSE
8 26 (3.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 26 (3.52%) NCIE
9 23 (3.12%) NCDA
10 15 (2.03%) CISSP
11 12 (1.63%) MCTS
12 10 (1.36%) VCAP
13 8 (1.08%) CCA
13 8 (1.08%) CCNA
13 8 (1.08%) CCSE
14 7 (0.95%) CIMA
14 7 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (0.95%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.98%) QA
2 16 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.76%) SLA
4 6 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (6.37%) Hyper-V
3 33 (4.47%) vSphere
4 28 (3.79%) Active Directory
5 24 (3.25%) XenDesktop
6 21 (2.85%) XenApp
7 13 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.63%) XenServer
9 10 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (0.95%) HDFS
10 7 (0.95%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.68%) vCloud
11 5 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (0.54%) NFS
13 3 (0.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 3 (0.41%) ACF2
13 3 (0.41%) RACF
14 2 (0.27%) SRDF
14 2 (0.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 33 (4.47%) SCCM
2 9 (1.22%) Tivoli
3 7 (0.95%) NetBackup
4 6 (0.81%) FortiGate
4 6 (0.81%) SCOM
5 5 (0.68%) Data Guard
5 5 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 5 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (0.68%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.54%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.54%) BMC Performance Manager
6 4 (0.54%) Puppet
7 2 (0.27%) Legato
7 2 (0.27%) Novell Identity Manager
7 2 (0.27%) WebInspect
7 2 (0.27%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.27%) SCSM
7 2 (0.27%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 175 (23.71%) Oracle
2 171 (23.17%) Microsoft
3 96 (13.01%) SAP
4 81 (10.98%) VMware
5 61 (8.27%) Cisco
6 60 (8.13%) Citrix
7 58 (7.86%) HP
8 47 (6.37%) IBM
9 45 (6.10%) NetApp
10 29 (3.93%) EMC
11 15 (2.03%) Veeam
11 15 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (1.90%) Informatica
12 14 (1.90%) Talend
13 13 (1.76%) Fujitsu
14 11 (1.49%) Dell
14 11 (1.49%) Business Objects
15 10 (1.36%) CheckPoint
15 10 (1.36%) Red Hat
16 9 (1.22%) Sage
Brentwood, Essex
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Suffolk
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus, bens, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0 - 30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Clement May
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k - £60k DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
LV=
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago