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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 30 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 6426 7821 7327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.40% 7.01% 7.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.76% 7.41% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5002 5834 5712
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 £75,000 £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
95017 105558 96166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.62% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 79024 87499 80835
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 £27,500 £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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +2 3236 £58,500 -2.50% 522
South East -11 1297 £52,500 - 206
West Midlands -3 344 £52,500 +5.00% 71
East of England +16 343 £47,500 - 63
North West -12 343 £47,500 - 135
South West +1 309 £45,000 -1.09% 88
Yorkshire -17 254 £40,000 -5.88% 54
East Midlands -30 88 £45,000 - 32
Midlands +1 35 £52,500 -4.54% 6
North East -26 17 £75,000 +57.89% 20
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 3518 (27.77%) Finance
2 2520 (19.89%) SAP
3 2440 (19.26%) Microsoft
4 2014 (15.90%) Oracle
5 1840 (14.52%) SQL
6 1761 (13.90%) Degree
7 1620 (12.79%) Windows
8 1439 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
9 1306 (10.31%) Project Management
10 1297 (10.24%) SQL Server
11 1252 (9.88%) MS Excel
12 1153 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
13 1091 (8.61%) Java
14 1040 (8.21%) Cisco
15 1024 (8.08%) Retail
16 1000 (7.89%) CRM
17 971 (7.66%) VMware
18 916 (7.23%) Analytics
19 891 (7.03%) Banking
20 802 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
20 802 (6.33%) Security Cleared
21 778 (6.14%) Business Development
22 765 (6.04%) Manufacturing
23 753 (5.94%) Firewall
24 749 (5.91%) Business Analysis
25 739 (5.83%) Active Directory
26 718 (5.67%) ERP
27 711 (5.61%) .NET
28 680 (5.37%) ITIL
29 670 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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
1 605 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 434 (3.43%) MS Exchange
3 322 (2.54%) Lync
4 316 (2.49%) IIS
5 233 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 223 (1.76%) SAS
7 219 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 214 (1.69%) WebSphere
9 174 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 149 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 103 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
12 101 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
12 101 (0.80%) NetWeaver
13 95 (0.75%) JBoss
14 92 (0.73%) Tomcat
15 91 (0.72%) WebLogic
16 90 (0.71%) Apache
17 69 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 66 (0.52%) CMS
19 65 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1252 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 304 (2.40%) MS Office
3 108 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 107 (0.84%) SPSS
5 99 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 61 (0.48%) MS Project
7 28 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 25 (0.20%) PowerPivot
9 23 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
10 19 (0.15%) Photoshop
10 19 (0.15%) InfoPath
11 10 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
12 9 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 8 (0.063%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.016%) FastStats
14 2 (0.016%) FrameMaker
15 1 (0.008%) InDesign
15 1 (0.008%) SOLIDWORKS
15 1 (0.008%) S-PLUS
15 1 (0.008%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 533 (4.21%) Oracle EBS
2 461 (3.64%) SAP MM
3 436 (3.44%) SAP FI
4 412 (3.25%) SAP CO
5 409 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
6 400 (3.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 343 (2.71%) SAP SD
8 280 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
9 217 (1.71%) Oracle Financials
10 211 (1.67%) SAP PP
11 189 (1.49%) SAP SCM
12 175 (1.38%) SAP APO
13 158 (1.25%) SAP HR
14 149 (1.18%) SAP WM
15 139 (1.10%) Oracle General Ledger
16 137 (1.08%) SAP CRM
17 135 (1.07%) Oracle Receivables
18 130 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
19 121 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
20 120 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 436 (3.44%) SaaS
2 358 (2.83%) Office 365
3 289 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 124 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
5 100 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 84 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
7 74 (0.58%) IaaS
8 51 (0.40%) Force.com
9 37 (0.29%) Taleo
9 37 (0.29%) Yammer
10 35 (0.28%) PaaS
11 28 (0.22%) Google Analytics
12 20 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
13 19 (0.15%) Boomi
14 17 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
15 14 (0.11%) Veeva
16 10 (0.079%) Terremark
17 9 (0.071%) Mimecast
18 8 (0.063%) Amazon S3
19 7 (0.055%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 753 (5.94%) Firewall
2 414 (3.27%) Network Security
3 409 (3.23%) WAN
4 386 (3.05%) LAN
5 367 (2.90%) TCP/IP
6 358 (2.83%) SAN
7 272 (2.15%) DNS
8 270 (2.13%) Wireless
9 245 (1.93%) BGP
10 234 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
11 226 (1.78%) OSPF
12 224 (1.77%) Internet
13 223 (1.76%) VPN
14 207 (1.63%) MPLS
15 160 (1.26%) Unified Communications
16 158 (1.25%) DHCP
17 146 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
18 115 (0.91%) NetScaler
19 112 (0.88%) VoIP
20 111 (0.88%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1297 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 471 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
3 353 (2.79%) SAP HANA
4 337 (2.66%) SAP BW
5 320 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 282 (2.23%) Relational Database
7 280 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
8 273 (2.15%) Big Data
9 271 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 249 (1.97%) Oracle Database
11 247 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 201 (1.59%) SAP BI
13 200 (1.58%) QlikView
14 191 (1.51%) Oracle BI EE
15 186 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
16 156 (1.23%) DB2
17 149 (1.18%) OLAP
18 144 (1.14%) RDBMS
19 141 (1.11%) MySQL
20 136 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 112 (0.88%) Selenium
2 84 (0.66%) LSMW
3 80 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
4 65 (0.51%) Visual Studio
5 55 (0.43%) LoadRunner
5 55 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 48 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
7 39 (0.31%) JIRA
8 32 (0.25%) Git (software)
9 31 (0.24%) Jenkins
10 29 (0.23%) Subversion
10 29 (0.23%) Eclipse
10 29 (0.23%) WebDriver
11 28 (0.22%) JMeter
12 26 (0.21%) Axure RP
13 23 (0.18%) JUnit
14 21 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
15 20 (0.16%) Maven
15 20 (0.16%) PowerDesigner
16 17 (0.13%) Cucumber
General
1 3518 (27.77%) Finance
2 1024 (8.08%) Retail
3 891 (7.03%) Banking
4 765 (6.04%) Manufacturing
5 643 (5.08%) Marketing
6 578 (4.56%) Telecoms
7 197 (1.55%) Advertising
8 189 (1.49%) Retail Banking
9 183 (1.44%) Legal
10 178 (1.41%) Billing
11 166 (1.31%) Back Office
12 163 (1.29%) Aerospace
13 150 (1.18%) Law
14 145 (1.14%) German Language
15 125 (0.99%) General Ledger
16 123 (0.97%) Investment Banking
16 123 (0.97%) Games
17 116 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
18 114 (0.90%) Front Office
19 110 (0.87%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 711 (5.61%) .NET
2 584 (4.61%) HTML
3 429 (3.39%) XML
4 424 (3.35%) Web Services
5 325 (2.57%) CSS
6 252 (1.99%) Middleware
7 242 (1.91%) Oracle Fusion
8 235 (1.85%) ASP.NET
9 151 (1.19%) J2EE
10 136 (1.07%) SOAP
11 133 (1.05%) Ajax
12 130 (1.03%) HTML5
13 114 (0.90%) SAP Basis
14 112 (0.88%) Java EE
15 101 (0.80%) jQuery
16 92 (0.73%) BAPI
17 88 (0.69%) Spring
18 84 (0.66%) .NET Framework
19 80 (0.63%) WCF
20 79 (0.62%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1153 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
2 582 (4.59%) Data Centre
3 478 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 435 (3.43%) Management Information System
5 274 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
6 256 (2.02%) Data Integration
7 210 (1.66%) FMCG
8 186 (1.47%) User Experience
9 174 (1.37%) Visualisation
10 148 (1.17%) Social Media
11 147 (1.16%) Mathematics
12 138 (1.09%) Private Cloud
13 127 (1.00%) Clustering
14 84 (0.66%) Hedge funds
15 83 (0.66%) Statistics
16 80 (0.63%) GIS
16 80 (0.63%) Mobile App
17 76 (0.60%) Mainframe
18 75 (0.59%) Replication
18 75 (0.59%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1620 (12.79%) Windows
2 655 (5.17%) Linux
3 594 (4.69%) UNIX
4 405 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 365 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 168 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 166 (1.31%) Windows 7
8 136 (1.07%) Windows 8
9 104 (0.82%) Solaris
10 92 (0.73%) AIX
11 73 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 63 (0.50%) Windows Vista
13 49 (0.39%) Android
13 49 (0.39%) Apple iOS
14 33 (0.26%) MVS
15 31 (0.24%) Windows XP
16 21 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
17 18 (0.14%) Windows Phone
18 17 (0.13%) Ubuntu
19 16 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1439 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
2 1306 (10.31%) Project Management
3 1000 (7.89%) CRM
4 916 (7.23%) Analytics
5 802 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
6 778 (6.14%) Business Development
7 749 (5.91%) Business Analysis
8 718 (5.67%) ERP
9 680 (5.37%) ITIL
10 670 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 664 (5.24%) Migration
12 622 (4.91%) Information Security
13 488 (3.85%) Logistics
14 484 (3.82%) Mentoring
15 446 (3.52%) Coaching
16 435 (3.43%) ETL
17 424 (3.35%) SAP Implementation
18 417 (3.29%) Service Management
19 403 (3.18%) Change Management
20 398 (3.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1840 (14.52%) SQL
2 1091 (8.61%) Java
3 588 (4.64%) C#
4 582 (4.59%) ABAP
5 552 (4.36%) JavaScript
6 295 (2.33%) C
7 212 (1.67%) Python
8 203 (1.60%) PL/SQL
9 176 (1.39%) PowerShell
10 172 (1.36%) C++
11 169 (1.33%) Perl
12 154 (1.22%) T-SQL
13 153 (1.21%) PHP
14 104 (0.82%) R
15 92 (0.73%) Shell Script
16 84 (0.66%) VB
17 73 (0.58%) Ruby
18 63 (0.50%) VBScript
19 62 (0.49%) Apex Code
19 62 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1761 (13.90%) Degree
2 802 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 618 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 595 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 523 (4.13%) SC Cleared
6 437 (3.45%) MCSE
7 418 (3.30%) CISSP
8 375 (2.96%) CCNP
9 263 (2.08%) CCIE
10 239 (1.89%) MCITP
11 234 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 188 (1.48%) CISM
13 186 (1.47%) CCA
14 169 (1.33%) ISEB
15 156 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
16 152 (1.20%) MCSA
17 147 (1.16%) CCNA
18 137 (1.08%) MCP
19 131 (1.03%) CCSE
20 130 (1.03%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 432 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 366 (2.89%) QA
3 218 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 151 (1.19%) SLA
5 104 (0.82%) Data Quality
6 84 (0.66%) COBIT
7 56 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 30 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 21 (0.17%) BS25999
10 19 (0.15%) CRD IV
11 16 (0.13%) ISO 14001
12 15 (0.12%) HL7
12 15 (0.12%) Solvency II
13 12 (0.095%) JSP 440
14 11 (0.087%) EMIR
15 10 (0.079%) HIPAA
15 10 (0.079%) Basel II
16 9 (0.071%) 21 CFR Part 11
17 8 (0.063%) GPG13
18 7 (0.055%) BS7799
System Software
1 739 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 664 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 475 (3.75%) Hyper-V
4 237 (1.87%) XenApp
5 233 (1.84%) vSphere
6 178 (1.41%) XenDesktop
7 89 (0.70%) vCloud
8 83 (0.66%) XenServer
9 77 (0.61%) VMware ESX
10 53 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 38 (0.30%) NFS
12 35 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
13 32 (0.25%) Terminal Services
14 25 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
15 18 (0.14%) Terminal Server
16 16 (0.13%) KVM
17 14 (0.11%) Xen
17 14 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 13 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 12 (0.095%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 244 (1.93%) SCCM
2 163 (1.29%) SCOM
3 78 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
4 69 (0.54%) Tivoli
5 61 (0.48%) NetBackup
6 59 (0.47%) SCVMM
7 44 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
7 44 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
7 44 (0.35%) Windows Intune
8 36 (0.28%) Puppet
8 36 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 33 (0.26%) Backup Exec
10 29 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 27 (0.21%) Legato
12 23 (0.18%) SCOrch
13 22 (0.17%) SCSM
14 21 (0.17%) WSUS
14 21 (0.17%) SCDPM
15 20 (0.16%) XenMobile
16 19 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2520 (19.89%) SAP
2 2440 (19.26%) Microsoft
3 2014 (15.90%) Oracle
4 1040 (8.21%) Cisco
5 971 (7.66%) VMware
6 559 (4.41%) Citrix
7 508 (4.01%) Juniper
8 507 (4.00%) HP
9 472 (3.73%) IBM
10 398 (3.14%) Business Objects
11 391 (3.09%) CheckPoint
12 321 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
13 235 (1.85%) F5
14 233 (1.84%) Cognos
15 231 (1.82%) NetApp
16 175 (1.38%) Informatica
16 175 (1.38%) Tableau
17 157 (1.24%) EMC
17 157 (1.24%) Fortinet
18 133 (1.05%) Sage
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 28 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 41 minutes ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 50 minutes ago
West London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care etc
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allow, Health + Pen
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car & Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 57,000 plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Car allowance + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + 25 days holiday
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car £6,180, Bonus 12% to 15%
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car £6,180, Bonus 12%, Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago