The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 31 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 6539 7772 7540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.30% 6.89% 7.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.65% 7.29% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5841 5855
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,700 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
98311 106681 98632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81285 87325 83033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 21 April 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in England

Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
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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
London 0 3272 £59,000 -1.66% 541
South East -11 1364 £52,500 - 188
North West +3 372 £47,500 - 106
South West +1 323 £45,000 -5.26% 86
East of England +8 297 £47,000 +4.44% 55
West Midlands -18 290 £50,000 - 69
Yorkshire -24 255 £45,000 +4.47% 65
East Midlands -13 116 £45,000 -5.26% 20
North East -29 27 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Midlands -1 23 £55,000 -4.34% 5
South Coast +5 3 £70,000 -
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 3506 (27.09%) Finance
2 2658 (20.54%) Microsoft
3 2461 (19.02%) SAP
4 2147 (16.59%) Oracle
5 1976 (15.27%) SQL
6 1802 (13.92%) Degree
7 1745 (13.48%) Windows
8 1444 (11.16%) Business Intelligence
9 1337 (10.33%) MS Excel
10 1324 (10.23%) SQL Server
11 1291 (9.98%) Project Management
12 1189 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
13 1092 (8.44%) Java
14 1046 (8.08%) Cisco
15 1043 (8.06%) VMware
16 1039 (8.03%) CRM
17 1028 (7.94%) Retail
18 927 (7.16%) Security Cleared
19 908 (7.02%) Analytics
20 882 (6.82%) Banking
21 860 (6.65%) Agile Software Development
22 799 (6.17%) Active Directory
23 762 (5.89%) ERP
23 762 (5.89%) .NET
24 755 (5.83%) Business Development
25 748 (5.78%) Linux
26 745 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
27 739 (5.71%) Manufacturing
28 732 (5.66%) Firewall
29 727 (5.62%) SharePoint

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 727 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 514 (3.97%) MS Exchange
3 393 (3.04%) Lync
4 310 (2.40%) IIS
5 246 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 244 (1.89%) SAS
7 239 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 204 (1.58%) WebSphere
9 186 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
10 179 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 114 (0.88%) Apache
12 109 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
13 107 (0.83%) JBoss
14 103 (0.80%) WebLogic
15 102 (0.79%) Tomcat
16 95 (0.73%) NetWeaver
17 75 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
18 70 (0.54%) CMS
19 66 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
20 64 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1337 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 310 (2.40%) MS Office
3 113 (0.87%) SPSS
4 102 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 87 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 62 (0.48%) MS Project
7 27 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 26 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 24 (0.19%) PowerPivot
10 21 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
11 14 (0.11%) Photoshop
12 9 (0.070%) AutoCAD
13 8 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
14 4 (0.031%) InDesign
14 4 (0.031%) FastStats
15 3 (0.023%) Acrobat
15 3 (0.023%) S-PLUS
16 2 (0.015%) Adobe Captivate
17 1 (0.008%) FrameMaker
17 1 (0.008%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 540 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 453 (3.50%) SAP FI
3 445 (3.44%) SAP MM
4 439 (3.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 432 (3.34%) SAP CO
6 429 (3.32%) SAP FI/CO
7 341 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
8 336 (2.60%) SAP SD
9 239 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
10 198 (1.53%) SAP PP
11 195 (1.51%) SAP SCM
12 187 (1.45%) Oracle Receivables
13 181 (1.40%) Oracle General Ledger
14 173 (1.34%) SAP APO
15 168 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
16 164 (1.27%) SAP HR
17 159 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
18 152 (1.17%) SAP WM
19 148 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
20 116 (0.90%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 406 (3.14%) Office 365
2 397 (3.07%) SaaS
3 321 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 99 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
5 83 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
6 82 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 69 (0.53%) IaaS
8 45 (0.35%) Force.com
9 44 (0.34%) Taleo
10 34 (0.26%) Yammer
11 28 (0.22%) PaaS
12 20 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
12 20 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
13 14 (0.11%) Veeva
14 13 (0.10%) Boomi
15 10 (0.077%) IBM Blueworks
15 10 (0.077%) Terremark
16 7 (0.054%) FinancialForce.com
16 7 (0.054%) Amazon S3
17 6 (0.046%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 732 (5.66%) Firewall
2 453 (3.50%) Network Security
3 408 (3.15%) WAN
4 392 (3.03%) SAN
5 389 (3.01%) LAN
6 374 (2.89%) TCP/IP
7 306 (2.36%) Wireless
8 296 (2.29%) DNS
9 257 (1.99%) VPN
10 246 (1.90%) Internet
11 229 (1.77%) BGP
12 228 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
13 205 (1.58%) OSPF
14 202 (1.56%) MPLS
15 186 (1.44%) DHCP
16 174 (1.34%) Unified Communications
17 141 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
18 138 (1.07%) NetScaler
19 121 (0.94%) SSL
20 112 (0.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1324 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 528 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 360 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 323 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 299 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 284 (2.19%) SAP HANA
7 283 (2.19%) Relational Database
8 282 (2.18%) Big Data
9 270 (2.09%) SAP BW
10 255 (1.97%) Oracle Database
11 233 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
12 207 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
13 206 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
14 197 (1.52%) QlikView
15 188 (1.45%) MySQL
16 165 (1.28%) OLAP
17 158 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
18 150 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
19 146 (1.13%) RDBMS
19 146 (1.13%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 106 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
2 100 (0.77%) Selenium
3 81 (0.63%) LSMW
4 64 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 63 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 62 (0.48%) LoadRunner
7 49 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
8 42 (0.32%) Git (software)
9 40 (0.31%) JMeter
10 36 (0.28%) JIRA
11 35 (0.27%) Eclipse
12 33 (0.26%) Subversion
13 29 (0.22%) WebDriver
14 27 (0.21%) Maven
15 26 (0.20%) Jenkins
16 21 (0.16%) JUnit
17 20 (0.15%) SoapUI
18 16 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
19 15 (0.12%) Axure RP
20 14 (0.11%) Cucumber
General
1 3506 (27.09%) Finance
2 1028 (7.94%) Retail
3 882 (6.82%) Banking
4 739 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 607 (4.69%) Marketing
6 602 (4.65%) Telecoms
7 261 (2.02%) Advertising
8 206 (1.59%) Aerospace
9 183 (1.41%) Legal
10 169 (1.31%) Billing
11 160 (1.24%) Law
12 144 (1.11%) Retail Banking
13 143 (1.11%) General Ledger
13 143 (1.11%) German Language
14 142 (1.10%) Back Office
15 124 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
16 119 (0.92%) Investment Banking
17 115 (0.89%) Games
18 113 (0.87%) French Language
19 100 (0.77%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 762 (5.89%) .NET
2 544 (4.20%) HTML
3 456 (3.52%) XML
4 376 (2.91%) Web Services
5 319 (2.47%) CSS
6 263 (2.03%) Middleware
7 246 (1.90%) ASP.NET
8 245 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
9 166 (1.28%) J2EE
10 143 (1.11%) SOAP
11 140 (1.08%) Ajax
12 115 (0.89%) HTML5
13 112 (0.87%) Java EE
14 103 (0.80%) jQuery
14 103 (0.80%) BAPI
15 96 (0.74%) Spring
16 95 (0.73%) SAP Basis
17 93 (0.72%) .NET Framework
18 80 (0.62%) WCF
18 80 (0.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1189 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 457 (3.53%) Computer Science
3 424 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 294 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 234 (1.81%) Data Integration
6 180 (1.39%) FMCG
7 175 (1.35%) Visualisation
8 169 (1.31%) Social Media
9 168 (1.30%) User Experience
10 161 (1.24%) Open Source
11 160 (1.24%) Private Cloud
12 149 (1.15%) Mathematics
13 131 (1.01%) Clustering
14 93 (0.72%) GIS
15 92 (0.71%) Mobile App
16 87 (0.67%) Hedge funds
17 83 (0.64%) Mainframe
18 82 (0.63%) Statistics
19 73 (0.56%) RMADS
20 72 (0.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1745 (13.48%) Windows
2 748 (5.78%) Linux
3 631 (4.88%) UNIX
4 443 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 372 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 185 (1.43%) Windows 7
7 177 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 150 (1.16%) Windows 8
9 114 (0.88%) Solaris
10 84 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 80 (0.62%) AIX
12 69 (0.53%) Windows Vista
13 47 (0.36%) Android
14 44 (0.34%) Apple iOS
15 34 (0.26%) Windows XP
16 30 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
17 21 (0.16%) Windows Phone
17 21 (0.16%) HPUX
18 20 (0.15%) MVS
19 17 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1444 (11.16%) Business Intelligence
2 1291 (9.98%) Project Management
3 1039 (8.03%) CRM
4 908 (7.02%) Analytics
5 860 (6.65%) Agile Software Development
6 762 (5.89%) ERP
7 755 (5.83%) Business Development
8 697 (5.39%) Migration
9 677 (5.23%) ITIL
10 667 (5.15%) Business Analysis
11 608 (4.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 605 (4.68%) Information Security
13 497 (3.84%) Mentoring
14 474 (3.66%) Logistics
15 466 (3.60%) ETL
16 445 (3.44%) Coaching
17 412 (3.18%) Workflow
18 400 (3.09%) PRINCE2
19 399 (3.08%) Service Management
20 397 (3.07%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 1976 (15.27%) SQL
2 1092 (8.44%) Java
3 612 (4.73%) C#
4 567 (4.38%) ABAP
5 566 (4.37%) JavaScript
6 297 (2.30%) C
7 242 (1.87%) PL/SQL
8 220 (1.70%) Python
9 192 (1.48%) PowerShell
10 182 (1.41%) Perl
11 156 (1.21%) PHP
12 154 (1.19%) T-SQL
13 150 (1.16%) C++
14 113 (0.87%) Shell Script
15 111 (0.86%) R
16 72 (0.56%) VBScript
16 72 (0.56%) VB
17 69 (0.53%) Bash Shell
18 68 (0.53%) Ruby
18 68 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1802 (13.92%) Degree
2 927 (7.16%) Security Cleared
3 719 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 632 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 601 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
6 523 (4.04%) MCSE
7 394 (3.04%) CISSP
8 378 (2.92%) CCNP
9 293 (2.26%) MCITP
10 255 (1.97%) CCIE
11 236 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 212 (1.64%) ISEB
13 209 (1.62%) CCA
14 174 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
15 172 (1.33%) CISM
16 169 (1.31%) MCSA
17 164 (1.27%) CCNA
18 141 (1.09%) ACCA
19 139 (1.07%) CIMA
20 137 (1.06%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 411 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 405 (3.13%) QA
3 201 (1.55%) PCI DSS
4 183 (1.41%) SLA
5 103 (0.80%) Data Quality
6 73 (0.56%) COBIT
7 70 (0.54%) ISO 9001
8 66 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 18 (0.14%) HL7
10 17 (0.13%) ISO 14001
11 16 (0.12%) JSP 440
11 16 (0.12%) Solvency II
12 14 (0.11%) CRD IV
12 14 (0.11%) Basel II
13 13 (0.10%) EMIR
14 10 (0.077%) GPG13
15 9 (0.070%) BS25999
16 6 (0.046%) 21 CFR Part 11
16 6 (0.046%) COREP
16 6 (0.046%) FINREP
System Software
1 799 (6.17%) Active Directory
2 745 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 525 (4.06%) Hyper-V
4 255 (1.97%) vSphere
5 238 (1.84%) XenApp
6 208 (1.61%) XenDesktop
7 85 (0.66%) XenServer
8 82 (0.63%) vCloud
9 74 (0.57%) VMware ESX
10 62 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 45 (0.35%) NFS
12 39 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
13 34 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
14 24 (0.19%) Terminal Services
15 22 (0.17%) Xen
16 16 (0.12%) KVM
17 13 (0.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 13 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 12 (0.093%) Tivoli Directory Server
18 12 (0.093%) UAG
Systems Management
1 260 (2.01%) SCCM
2 195 (1.51%) SCOM
3 90 (0.70%) SCVMM
4 87 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
5 66 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 50 (0.39%) NetBackup
7 48 (0.37%) Windows Intune
8 45 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
9 39 (0.30%) Puppet
10 36 (0.28%) SCDPM
10 36 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
11 32 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 32 (0.25%) XenMobile
12 30 (0.23%) SCOrch
12 30 (0.23%) Backup Exec
12 30 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 27 (0.21%) SCSM
14 22 (0.17%) Legato
14 22 (0.17%) Nagios
14 22 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2658 (20.54%) Microsoft
2 2461 (19.02%) SAP
3 2147 (16.59%) Oracle
4 1046 (8.08%) Cisco
5 1043 (8.06%) VMware
6 610 (4.71%) Citrix
7 561 (4.34%) HP
8 474 (3.66%) Juniper
9 473 (3.66%) IBM
10 391 (3.02%) CheckPoint
11 345 (2.67%) Business Objects
12 312 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
13 269 (2.08%) NetApp
14 235 (1.82%) Cognos
15 224 (1.73%) F5
16 186 (1.44%) EMC
17 177 (1.37%) Tableau
18 163 (1.26%) Informatica
19 151 (1.17%) Fortinet
20 134 (1.04%) Hyperion
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Up to £75k Basic + Car Allowance, Pe
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Up to £65k (inclusive of bonus & ben
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Up to £75k basic + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70 to £95k (Bonus, Car Allowance, P
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + + Commission + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Real Banking and Financial Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £65000 - £77000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £52k - 55k per year + Car Allowance / Expenses
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £100k +benefits and extensive career progression
Posted: 4 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + bens - pens + more
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 hours ago