The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 48 44 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 4442 5516 7330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.30% 5.49% 6.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.49% 5.68% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3267 4406 5766
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.77%
Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80887 97120 104197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.48% 96.62% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 67718 81772 86920
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Consultant
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the England region.

Consultant Salary Trend in England

Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in England

Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 2047 £60,000 - 254
South East -8 816 £52,500 -4.54% 94
East of England +6 295 £51,500 -1.90% 41
West Midlands -20 263 £48,500 -3.00% 30
North West -17 252 £46,000 +2.22% 40
South West +3 197 £52,500 +10.52% 24
Yorkshire -12 171 £45,000 +12.50% 29
East Midlands +15 113 £44,000 +6.66% 8
North East -11 38 £40,000 -27.27% 19
Midlands +1 11 £70,000 +5.66% 3
Consultant
UK

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 2718 (28.82%) Finance
2 1820 (19.30%) SAP
3 1579 (16.74%) Microsoft
4 1435 (15.22%) SQL
5 1342 (14.23%) Presales
6 1337 (14.18%) Degree
7 1189 (12.61%) Oracle
8 997 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
9 983 (10.42%) Windows
10 891 (9.45%) MS Excel
11 889 (9.43%) Java
12 879 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
13 854 (9.06%) Agile Software Development
14 852 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
15 842 (8.93%) Project Management
16 796 (8.44%) SQL Server
17 705 (7.48%) Retail
18 695 (7.37%) Manufacturing
19 689 (7.31%) ERP
20 677 (7.18%) CRM
21 647 (6.86%) Linux
22 646 (6.85%) Banking
23 619 (6.56%) Analytics
24 600 (6.36%) Information Security
25 585 (6.20%) Cybersecurity
26 578 (6.13%) .NET
27 543 (5.76%) Security Cleared
28 523 (5.55%) Migration
29 516 (5.47%) C#
30 512 (5.43%) Unix

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 251 (2.66%) SharePoint
2 208 (2.21%) IIS
3 151 (1.60%) SAS
4 146 (1.55%) MS Exchange
5 143 (1.52%) JBoss
6 139 (1.47%) WebSphere
7 128 (1.36%) WebLogic
8 124 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 118 (1.25%) Skype for Business
10 89 (0.94%) Tomcat
11 84 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
12 83 (0.88%) NetWeaver
13 76 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
14 75 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
15 73 (0.77%) Apache
16 70 (0.74%) Apache Spark
17 62 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
18 55 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
19 46 (0.49%) OpenStack
20 41 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 891 (9.45%) MS Excel
2 254 (2.69%) MS Office
3 121 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 66 (0.70%) MS Project
5 63 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 49 (0.52%) SPSS
7 14 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.13%) Casewise Modeler
9 10 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.095%) AutoCAD
11 6 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 5 (0.053%) InDesign
13 4 (0.042%) CATIA
13 4 (0.042%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.042%) Siemens NX
14 3 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
14 3 (0.032%) InfoPath
14 3 (0.032%) InVision
14 3 (0.032%) PaintShop Pro
15 2 (0.021%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 324 (3.44%) SAP FI
2 303 (3.21%) SAP CO
2 303 (3.21%) SAP FI/CO
3 263 (2.79%) SAP MM
4 259 (2.75%) SAP SD
5 219 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 195 (2.07%) SAP PP
7 166 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
8 150 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
9 144 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
10 128 (1.36%) SAP SCM
11 125 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
12 121 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
13 118 (1.25%) SAP WM
14 104 (1.10%) SAP BPC
15 99 (1.05%) SAP CRM
16 96 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
17 89 (0.94%) SAP Business One
18 87 (0.92%) SAP HR
19 85 (0.90%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 500 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 328 (3.48%) Office 365
3 274 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
4 193 (2.05%) SaaS
5 115 (1.22%) IaaS
6 76 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 69 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
8 68 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 68 (0.72%) PaaS
9 48 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
10 42 (0.45%) Oracle CX
11 37 (0.39%) Taleo
12 34 (0.36%) CloudBees
13 31 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
14 25 (0.27%) Force.com
15 24 (0.25%) FinancialForce.com
16 23 (0.24%) Data Lake Analytics
17 22 (0.23%) Slack
18 19 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
18 19 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 447 (4.74%) Firewall
2 281 (2.98%) Network Security
3 165 (1.75%) Internet
4 160 (1.70%) LAN
5 157 (1.66%) WAN
6 155 (1.64%) TCP/IP
7 127 (1.35%) Wireless
8 125 (1.33%) VPN
9 121 (1.28%) DNS
10 120 (1.27%) SAN
11 113 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
12 107 (1.13%) MPLS
13 89 (0.94%) SSL
14 81 (0.86%) Skype
15 79 (0.84%) BGP
16 77 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
17 69 (0.73%) HTTP
18 64 (0.68%) Unified Communications
19 63 (0.67%) OSPF
20 53 (0.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 796 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 338 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
3 320 (3.39%) Big Data
4 311 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
5 299 (3.17%) SAP HANA
6 250 (2.65%) Relational Database
7 236 (2.50%) SAP BW
8 225 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 199 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 182 (1.93%) QlikView
11 171 (1.81%) Power BI
12 158 (1.68%) Hadoop
13 156 (1.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 141 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 135 (1.43%) Oracle Database
15 135 (1.43%) RDBMS
16 117 (1.24%) DB2
17 102 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
18 87 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
19 75 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 150 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 101 (1.07%) Selenium
3 98 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 93 (0.99%) JIRA
5 86 (0.91%) LSMW
5 86 (0.91%) Visual Studio
6 70 (0.74%) Subversion
7 65 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 61 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 53 (0.56%) HP UFT
10 52 (0.55%) Vagrant
11 47 (0.50%) SoapUI
12 45 (0.48%) Cucumber
13 36 (0.38%) ClearCase
14 34 (0.36%) GoCD
14 34 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
14 34 (0.36%) TeamCity
15 29 (0.31%) JUnit
15 29 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
16 27 (0.29%) Appium
General
1 2718 (28.82%) Finance
2 705 (7.48%) Retail
3 695 (7.37%) Manufacturing
4 646 (6.85%) Banking
5 478 (5.07%) Marketing
6 397 (4.21%) Telecoms
7 300 (3.18%) Advertising
8 243 (2.58%) Publishing
9 193 (2.05%) Legal
10 143 (1.52%) Financial Institution
11 132 (1.40%) Investment Banking
12 120 (1.27%) Billing
13 108 (1.15%) Back Office
13 108 (1.15%) General Ledger
14 106 (1.12%) Games
15 94 (1.00%) German Language
15 94 (1.00%) Law
16 73 (0.77%) Front Office
17 70 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
18 65 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 578 (6.13%) .NET
2 377 (4.00%) HTML
3 370 (3.92%) XML
4 284 (3.01%) Web Services
5 214 (2.27%) CSS
6 181 (1.92%) Middleware
7 119 (1.26%) EDI
8 117 (1.24%) Java EE
9 99 (1.05%) ASP.NET
9 99 (1.05%) REST
10 98 (1.04%) SOAP
11 92 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
12 78 (0.83%) J2EE
13 71 (0.75%) HTML5
14 70 (0.74%) SAP Basis
15 65 (0.69%) JSON
16 62 (0.66%) Spring
17 54 (0.57%) jQuery
18 49 (0.52%) MDX
18 49 (0.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 879 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 404 (4.28%) Computer Science
3 343 (3.64%) Data Centre
4 320 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 211 (2.24%) Visualisation
6 165 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 164 (1.74%) Mathematics
8 131 (1.39%) User Experience
9 118 (1.25%) Driving Licence
10 113 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
11 112 (1.19%) Fintech
12 100 (1.06%) PKI
13 85 (0.90%) Derivative
14 81 (0.86%) Clustering
15 79 (0.84%) Social Media
16 67 (0.71%) Mobile App
17 64 (0.68%) Client/Server
17 64 (0.68%) iPad
18 62 (0.66%) Credit Risk
19 60 (0.64%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 983 (10.42%) Windows
2 647 (6.86%) Linux
3 512 (5.43%) Unix
4 302 (3.20%) Windows Server
5 178 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 164 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 105 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 67 (0.71%) Windows 7
9 61 (0.65%) Android
10 59 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 46 (0.49%) Apple iOS
12 44 (0.47%) Windows 8
13 39 (0.41%) AIX
13 39 (0.41%) Solaris
14 38 (0.40%) CoreOS
15 31 (0.33%) Windows XP
16 29 (0.31%) CentOS
17 28 (0.30%) Mac OS X
18 26 (0.28%) Ubuntu
19 24 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1342 (14.23%) Presales
2 997 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
3 854 (9.06%) Agile Software Development
4 852 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 842 (8.93%) Project Management
6 689 (7.31%) ERP
7 677 (7.18%) CRM
8 619 (6.56%) Analytics
9 600 (6.36%) Information Security
10 585 (6.20%) Cybersecurity
11 523 (5.55%) Migration
12 486 (5.15%) ITIL
13 455 (4.83%) Business Analysis
14 428 (4.54%) Logistics
15 399 (4.23%) Business Development
16 386 (4.09%) Mentoring
17 337 (3.57%) Risk Management
18 308 (3.27%) Continuous Improvement
19 288 (3.05%) Data Migration
20 274 (2.91%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1435 (15.22%) SQL
2 889 (9.43%) Java
3 516 (5.47%) C#
4 453 (4.80%) JavaScript
5 379 (4.02%) ABAP
6 377 (4.00%) C
7 325 (3.45%) Python
8 233 (2.47%) C++
9 180 (1.91%) PowerShell
10 170 (1.80%) PL/SQL
11 131 (1.39%) PHP
12 128 (1.36%) T-SQL
13 124 (1.31%) Perl
14 110 (1.17%) R
15 106 (1.12%) Bash Shell
16 99 (1.05%) Ruby
17 88 (0.93%) Shell Script
18 76 (0.81%) VB.NET
19 73 (0.77%) VBA
20 61 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1337 (14.18%) Degree
2 543 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 454 (4.81%) CISSP
4 364 (3.86%) SC Cleared
5 354 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
6 291 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 224 (2.38%) CISM
8 211 (2.24%) CCNP
9 177 (1.88%) CCNA
10 171 (1.81%) MCSE
11 162 (1.72%) CISA
12 144 (1.53%) ACCA
13 121 (1.28%) CIMA
14 120 (1.27%) CCIE
15 110 (1.17%) DV Cleared
16 93 (0.99%) CREST Certified
17 92 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 86 (0.91%) CESG Certified Professional
19 78 (0.83%) MCSA
20 77 (0.82%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 485 (5.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 331 (3.51%) PCI DSS
3 241 (2.56%) QA
4 163 (1.73%) SLA
5 123 (1.30%) COBIT
6 114 (1.21%) Data Quality
7 79 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 44 (0.47%) ISO27002
9 42 (0.45%) ISO22301
10 33 (0.35%) RMADS
11 31 (0.33%) GPG13
12 28 (0.30%) MiFID
13 26 (0.28%) ISO 9001
14 24 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 18 (0.19%) EMIR
16 17 (0.18%) JSP 440
17 16 (0.17%) ISO27005
18 13 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
18 13 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
19 12 (0.13%) GAMP
System Software
1 397 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 281 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 229 (2.43%) Hyper-V
4 84 (0.89%) Docker
4 84 (0.89%) XenApp
5 62 (0.66%) vSphere
6 57 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 40 (0.42%) vCloud
8 38 (0.40%) XenDesktop
9 37 (0.39%) Terminal Services
10 29 (0.31%) VMware ESX
11 28 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
12 21 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
13 17 (0.18%) HDFS
14 16 (0.17%) Apache Flume
15 15 (0.16%) XenServer
16 14 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
17 10 (0.11%) ISA Server
17 10 (0.11%) NFS
18 9 (0.095%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 135 (1.43%) Puppet
2 121 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
3 113 (1.20%) SCCM
4 82 (0.87%) Ansible
5 61 (0.65%) Nagios
6 47 (0.50%) Graphite
7 45 (0.48%) QRadar
8 43 (0.46%) SCOM
9 39 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
10 33 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
11 32 (0.34%) EnCase
12 29 (0.31%) vRealize
13 28 (0.30%) FTK
14 22 (0.23%) Backup Exec
15 21 (0.22%) Kubernetes
16 20 (0.21%) Tivoli
17 19 (0.20%) Nmap
18 18 (0.19%) FortiGate
19 17 (0.18%) SCVMM
20 16 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1820 (19.30%) SAP
2 1579 (16.74%) Microsoft
3 1189 (12.61%) Oracle
4 452 (4.79%) VMware
5 444 (4.71%) Cisco
6 281 (2.98%) IBM
7 238 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
8 220 (2.33%) Citrix
9 199 (2.11%) Sage
10 187 (1.98%) Tableau
11 183 (1.94%) HP
12 154 (1.63%) CheckPoint
13 146 (1.55%) Juniper
14 131 (1.39%) Google
15 124 (1.31%) Splunk
16 122 (1.29%) F5
17 103 (1.09%) Informatica
17 103 (1.09%) ServiceNow
18 100 (1.06%) Cognos
19 99 (1.05%) Palo Alto
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension, Travel Expenses
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £34000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + some cracking incentives
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 65k per year + Amazing Bens!
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From 160000 to 165000 per annum, + package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 to 75,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55 - £60 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
keytree
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
KEYRESOURCE
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits +Pension, healthcare, life assuran
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £70001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday