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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 52 69 51
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 348 339 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.61% 4.01% 4.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.80% 4.20% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 242 258 318
Average salary £47,250 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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
7245 8067 7897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.91% 95.35% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5972 6731 6878
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 £25,500 £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 27 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 27 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 -3 155 £47,500 - 20
Cambridgeshire -3 83 £45,000 -5.26% 19
Bedfordshire +65 72 £55,000 - 11
Essex -5 25 £45,000 - 3
Suffolk +4 12 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Norfolk -2 2 - -
Consultant
England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 181 (27.68%) Microsoft
2 141 (21.56%) Windows
3 120 (18.35%) Finance
4 115 (17.58%) Oracle
4 115 (17.58%) VMware
5 111 (16.97%) SQL
6 98 (14.98%) SAP
7 96 (14.68%) Degree
8 90 (13.76%) Citrix
9 81 (12.39%) SQL Server
10 75 (11.47%) Active Directory
11 68 (10.40%) Firewall
12 64 (9.79%) ITIL
13 61 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 60 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
14 60 (9.17%) Cisco
15 56 (8.56%) Linux
16 55 (8.41%) Java
17 54 (8.26%) MS Excel
17 54 (8.26%) CRM
17 54 (8.26%) Security Cleared
18 53 (8.10%) Network Security
18 53 (8.10%) XenApp
18 53 (8.10%) Project Management
19 52 (7.95%) WAN
20 51 (7.80%) SharePoint
20 51 (7.80%) Windows Server 2008
21 50 (7.65%) Migration
21 50 (7.65%) .NET
22 49 (7.49%) CheckPoint

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 51 (7.80%) SharePoint
2 39 (5.96%) MS Exchange
3 29 (4.43%) IIS
4 28 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (3.98%) Lync
6 24 (3.67%) WebSphere
7 22 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 20 (3.06%) Tomcat
10 18 (2.75%) Apache
11 17 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (1.99%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (1.68%) JBoss
15 10 (1.53%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.92%) Apache ServiceMix
16 6 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
17 5 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
17 5 (0.76%) Content Management Server
18 4 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 54 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.74%) MS Visio
3 18 (2.75%) MS Office
4 8 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (1.22%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.31%) MS Project
6 2 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (5.35%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (5.20%) Oracle Financials
2 34 (5.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (2.91%) SAP Business One
4 17 (2.60%) SAP SD
5 16 (2.45%) SAP ERP
5 16 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (2.14%) SAP MM
6 14 (2.14%) SAP CRM
7 10 (1.53%) SAP FI/CO
7 10 (1.53%) SAP FI
7 10 (1.53%) SAP CO
8 9 (1.38%) SAP CS
9 7 (1.07%) SAP PS
10 5 (0.76%) Oracle CRM
10 5 (0.76%) Agresso
11 4 (0.61%) SAP PP
12 3 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
12 3 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
12 3 (0.46%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.98%) Office 365
2 13 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.38%) SaaS
4 8 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.76%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.61%) Yammer
6 4 (0.61%) Force.com
7 3 (0.46%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 68 (10.40%) Firewall
2 53 (8.10%) Network Security
3 52 (7.95%) WAN
4 48 (7.34%) LAN
5 40 (6.12%) TCP/IP
6 35 (5.35%) SAN
7 34 (5.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 28 (4.28%) BGP
9 27 (4.13%) OSPF
9 27 (4.13%) DNS
10 25 (3.82%) Spanning Tree
11 24 (3.67%) DHCP
12 20 (3.06%) NetScaler
13 16 (2.45%) SMTP
13 16 (2.45%) Internet
14 15 (2.29%) Wireshark
15 14 (2.14%) VPN
16 13 (1.99%) tcpdump
17 12 (1.83%) LDAP
18 11 (1.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.96%) Oracle Database
3 18 (2.75%) MySQL
4 17 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.53%) Big Data
5 10 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (1.07%) DB2
8 7 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (1.07%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.92%) SAP BW
9 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.76%) SAP BI
11 3 (0.46%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.07%) WebLogic Workshop
2 6 (0.92%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 6 (0.92%) Eclipse
2 6 (0.92%) JUnit
2 6 (0.92%) Subversion
2 6 (0.92%) Rational Application Developer
3 4 (0.61%) LoadRunner
3 4 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.31%) Selenium
5 1 (0.15%) JIRA
5 1 (0.15%) Ant
5 1 (0.15%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.15%) Xcode
General
1 120 (18.35%) Finance
2 29 (4.43%) Marketing
3 28 (4.28%) Retail
4 23 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.29%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.68%) Billing
7 7 (1.07%) Back Office
7 7 (1.07%) Electronics
7 7 (1.07%) Banking
8 6 (0.92%) Local Government
8 6 (0.92%) French Language
8 6 (0.92%) German Language
8 6 (0.92%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.46%) Military
9 3 (0.46%) Law
10 2 (0.31%) Legal
10 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.31%) Front Office
10 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (7.65%) .NET
2 38 (5.81%) HTML
3 25 (3.82%) CSS
4 21 (3.21%) J2EE
5 19 (2.91%) XML
6 16 (2.45%) Web Services
7 14 (2.14%) ASP.NET
8 13 (1.99%) JSP
8 13 (1.99%) Spring
8 13 (1.99%) Java EE
9 12 (1.83%) XHTML
10 11 (1.68%) EDI
10 11 (1.68%) HTML5
11 10 (1.53%) REST
11 10 (1.53%) Middleware
12 9 (1.38%) SAP ALE
13 7 (1.07%) jBPM
13 7 (1.07%) Hibernate
13 7 (1.07%) ActiveMQ
13 7 (1.07%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.81%) Data Centre
3 29 (4.43%) Computer Science
4 24 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.68%) User Experience
6 10 (1.53%) Social Media
7 8 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.07%) Life Science
8 7 (1.07%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.07%) Physics
8 7 (1.07%) PKI
9 6 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.76%) Smartphone
10 5 (0.76%) Clustering
10 5 (0.76%) GIS
10 5 (0.76%) EMV
10 5 (0.76%) NHS
11 4 (0.61%) Replication
11 4 (0.61%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 141 (21.56%) Windows
2 56 (8.56%) Linux
3 51 (7.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (6.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (5.20%) UNIX
6 31 (4.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (2.14%) Windows 8
8 12 (1.83%) Solaris
9 10 (1.53%) AIX
10 8 (1.22%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.61%) Debian
13 3 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.31%) Android
14 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.15%) zOS
15 1 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (9.79%) ITIL
2 54 (8.26%) CRM
3 53 (8.10%) Project Management
4 50 (7.65%) Migration
5 48 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 41 (6.27%) Business Development
7 37 (5.66%) ERP
8 30 (4.59%) Mentoring
9 27 (4.13%) Time Management
10 24 (3.67%) Load Balancing
11 22 (3.36%) Server Building
12 20 (3.06%) Service Management
12 20 (3.06%) Network Management
13 19 (2.91%) Change Management
14 17 (2.60%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (2.60%) Business Analysis
14 17 (2.60%) Information Security
15 16 (2.45%) E-Commerce
15 16 (2.45%) Service Delivery
16 14 (2.14%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (16.97%) SQL
2 55 (8.41%) Java
3 32 (4.89%) JavaScript
4 21 (3.21%) Perl
4 21 (3.21%) C#
5 16 (2.45%) C++
6 13 (1.99%) ABAP
6 13 (1.99%) C
7 11 (1.68%) VB
8 10 (1.53%) PL/SQL
9 9 (1.38%) PHP
10 7 (1.07%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.07%) Python
10 7 (1.07%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.07%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.61%) Apex Code
11 4 (0.61%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.46%) Embedded C
12 3 (0.46%) RPG
12 3 (0.46%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 96 (14.68%) Degree
2 54 (8.26%) Security Cleared
3 47 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (6.57%) SC Cleared
5 41 (6.27%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (6.12%) CCNP
7 37 (5.66%) MCSE
8 30 (4.59%) CCDP
8 30 (4.59%) CCSE
9 27 (4.13%) CCSA
10 26 (3.98%) MCSA
11 23 (3.52%) MCP
11 23 (3.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (2.91%) Check Point Certification
13 18 (2.75%) CISSP
13 18 (2.75%) MCITP
13 18 (2.75%) VCP5
14 15 (2.29%) CISM
15 13 (1.99%) SSCP
16 8 (1.22%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (1.99%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.83%) QA
4 7 (1.07%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.07%) ISO 14001
5 6 (0.92%) SLA
6 3 (0.46%) COBIT
6 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 75 (11.47%) Active Directory
2 61 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (8.10%) XenApp
4 27 (4.13%) Hyper-V
5 26 (3.98%) VMware ESX
6 25 (3.82%) vSphere
7 22 (3.36%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.76%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.61%) XenServer
10 3 (0.46%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.31%) SRDF
11 2 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.31%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.31%) NFS
11 2 (0.31%) HDFS
12 1 (0.15%) ACF2
12 1 (0.15%) UAG
12 1 (0.15%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (2.75%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.22%) SCCM
3 7 (1.07%) SCOM
3 7 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.31%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (0.31%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (0.31%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.15%) Legato
6 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.15%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.15%) Nessus
6 1 (0.15%) Nmap
6 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 181 (27.68%) Microsoft
2 115 (17.58%) Oracle
2 115 (17.58%) VMware
3 98 (14.98%) SAP
4 90 (13.76%) Citrix
5 60 (9.17%) Cisco
6 49 (7.49%) CheckPoint
7 21 (3.21%) Juniper
8 20 (3.06%) Veeam
9 19 (2.91%) HP
10 18 (2.75%) Intel
10 18 (2.75%) IBM
11 16 (2.45%) Brocade
12 13 (1.99%) EMC
13 12 (1.83%) Sage
14 10 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (1.38%) Symantec
15 9 (1.38%) Hitachi
16 8 (1.22%) Sun
16 8 (1.22%) F5
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum car + share ownership scheme + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Itron Holding France
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens - pens + car + more
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Car Bonus Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £60,000-£80,000 plus Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary/benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sogeti
Posted: 21 days ago