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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 38 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 5572 6576 7754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.76% 6.35% 6.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.98% 6.58% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4321 5097 5809
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £73,400
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
93191 100011 107473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.55% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79083 82449 87918
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
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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 -11 2562 £60,000 +4.34% 381
South East -3 1171 £55,000 +4.76% 168
East of England +11 346 £50,000 +5.26% 47
West Midlands +2 329 £50,000 - 46
South West -14 259 £55,000 +22.22% 37
North West -14 258 £45,000 -5.26% 70
Yorkshire +13 254 £42,500 -5.55% 36
East Midlands -22 88 £50,000 +11.11% 28
North East +7 32 £56,250 +7.14% 12
Midlands +4 32 £48,000 -12.72% 1
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2816 (26.20%) Finance
2 1948 (18.13%) Microsoft
3 1905 (17.73%) Presales
4 1783 (16.59%) Degree
5 1769 (16.46%) SAP
6 1448 (13.47%) Oracle
7 1406 (13.08%) SQL
8 1198 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
9 1152 (10.72%) Project Management
10 1132 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
11 1120 (10.42%) SQL Server
12 1016 (9.45%) Windows
13 969 (9.02%) MS Excel
14 964 (8.97%) Java
15 927 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
16 832 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
17 813 (7.56%) Information Security
18 801 (7.45%) Analytics
19 778 (7.24%) Cisco
20 758 (7.05%) .NET
21 754 (7.02%) Cybersecurity
22 745 (6.93%) CRM
23 690 (6.42%) VMware
24 675 (6.28%) Banking
25 657 (6.11%) Security Cleared
26 646 (6.01%) C#
27 639 (5.95%) Retail
28 606 (5.64%) ITIL
29 585 (5.44%) ERP
30 580 (5.40%) Manufacturing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 323 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 223 (2.07%) MS Exchange
3 209 (1.94%) SAS
4 207 (1.93%) IIS
5 189 (1.76%) WebSphere
6 180 (1.67%) Skype for Business
7 118 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 113 (1.05%) WebLogic
9 101 (0.94%) JBoss
10 90 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 90 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
10 90 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
11 68 (0.63%) Tomcat
12 67 (0.62%) Apache Spark
13 61 (0.57%) Apache
14 53 (0.49%) CMS
14 53 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
15 52 (0.48%) NetWeaver
16 50 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
17 47 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 969 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 295 (2.74%) MS Office
3 123 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 96 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 49 (0.46%) SPSS
6 30 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
7 28 (0.26%) MS Project
8 14 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 13 (0.12%) S-PLUS
10 8 (0.074%) AutoCAD
11 7 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (0.047%) InfoPath
13 5 (0.047%) Revit
14 3 (0.028%) Stata
15 2 (0.019%) Adobe Captivate
15 2 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
15 2 (0.019%) DOC1
15 2 (0.019%) Siemens NX
16 1 (0.009%) EViews
Business Applications
1 276 (2.57%) SAP FI
2 273 (2.54%) SAP CO
3 267 (2.48%) SAP FI/CO
4 246 (2.29%) Oracle EBS
5 239 (2.22%) SAP MM
6 229 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 215 (2.00%) SAP SD
8 177 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
9 150 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
10 117 (1.09%) SAP PP
11 112 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
12 104 (0.97%) SAP WM
13 100 (0.93%) SAP BPC
14 97 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
15 93 (0.87%) SAP HR
16 90 (0.84%) SAP PS
16 90 (0.84%) SAP SCM
17 79 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
18 78 (0.73%) SAP HCM
19 71 (0.66%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 442 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 435 (4.05%) SaaS
3 388 (3.61%) Office 365
4 187 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
5 121 (1.13%) IaaS
6 107 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
7 91 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
8 69 (0.64%) Force.com
9 68 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
10 66 (0.61%) Taleo
11 64 (0.60%) PaaS
12 45 (0.42%) Yammer
13 39 (0.36%) Oracle CX
14 38 (0.35%) Google Analytics
15 36 (0.33%) CloudBees
16 33 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
17 29 (0.27%) Boomi
18 27 (0.25%) GitHub
19 26 (0.24%) OneDrive
20 20 (0.19%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 522 (4.86%) Firewall
2 350 (3.26%) Network Security
3 310 (2.88%) WAN
4 283 (2.63%) LAN
5 246 (2.29%) SAN
6 244 (2.27%) Wireless
7 219 (2.04%) VPN
8 201 (1.87%) TCP/IP
9 192 (1.79%) Internet
10 188 (1.75%) MPLS
11 164 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
12 144 (1.34%) BGP
13 131 (1.22%) DNS
14 129 (1.20%) OSPF
15 126 (1.17%) Unified Communications
16 121 (1.13%) SSL
17 105 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
18 101 (0.94%) IPsec
19 91 (0.85%) VoIP
20 82 (0.76%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1120 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 462 (4.30%) Big Data
3 396 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
4 347 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 336 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 324 (3.01%) Relational Database
7 269 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
8 255 (2.37%) SAP HANA
9 222 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 221 (2.06%) Hadoop
11 220 (2.05%) QlikView
12 217 (2.02%) Oracle Database
13 212 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
14 192 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
15 180 (1.67%) SAP BW
16 141 (1.31%) SAP BI
17 117 (1.09%) Data Mining
18 108 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
19 92 (0.86%) DB2
20 91 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 133 (1.24%) Jenkins
2 94 (0.87%) Selenium
3 93 (0.87%) Git (software)
4 77 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 70 (0.65%) Maven
6 69 (0.64%) LSMW
7 64 (0.60%) Visual Studio
8 63 (0.59%) Subversion
9 60 (0.56%) JIRA
10 49 (0.46%) SoapUI
11 48 (0.45%) JUnit
12 46 (0.43%) Ranorex
13 39 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
14 37 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
15 35 (0.33%) Axure RP
16 32 (0.30%) TeamCity
17 26 (0.24%) HP UFT
18 25 (0.23%) LoadRunner
19 21 (0.20%) Hudson
20 19 (0.18%) Cucumber
General
1 2816 (26.20%) Finance
2 675 (6.28%) Banking
3 639 (5.95%) Retail
4 580 (5.40%) Manufacturing
5 529 (4.92%) Telecoms
6 487 (4.53%) Marketing
7 269 (2.50%) Legal
8 170 (1.58%) Advertising
9 142 (1.32%) Back Office
10 141 (1.31%) Law
11 139 (1.29%) Investment Banking
12 135 (1.26%) Billing
13 108 (1.00%) Front Office
14 101 (0.94%) French Language
15 94 (0.87%) Games
16 93 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
17 91 (0.85%) German Language
18 88 (0.82%) Publishing
19 80 (0.74%) Financial Institution
20 69 (0.64%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 758 (7.05%) .NET
2 538 (5.01%) HTML
3 490 (4.56%) XML
4 416 (3.87%) Web Services
5 268 (2.49%) CSS
6 214 (1.99%) ASP.NET
7 180 (1.67%) J2EE
7 180 (1.67%) Middleware
8 178 (1.66%) .NET Framework
9 137 (1.27%) SOAP
10 104 (0.97%) HTML5
10 104 (0.97%) jQuery
11 103 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
12 80 (0.74%) Ajax
12 80 (0.74%) WCF
13 73 (0.68%) Spring
14 72 (0.67%) EDI
14 72 (0.67%) Java EE
15 69 (0.64%) REST
16 64 (0.60%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 1198 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
2 555 (5.16%) Data Centre
3 474 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 313 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 255 (2.37%) Visualisation
6 213 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
7 204 (1.90%) Mathematics
8 134 (1.25%) Security Operations Centre
9 133 (1.24%) PKI
10 129 (1.20%) User Experience
11 119 (1.11%) Driving Licence
12 104 (0.97%) Social Media
13 97 (0.90%) Derivative
14 94 (0.87%) Data Integration
15 90 (0.84%) Clustering
16 87 (0.81%) CESG
17 84 (0.78%) Fixed Income
18 82 (0.76%) Private Cloud
19 79 (0.74%) Cybercrime
20 77 (0.72%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1016 (9.45%) Windows
2 486 (4.52%) Linux
3 431 (4.01%) Windows Server
4 349 (3.25%) Unix
5 256 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 243 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 110 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 80 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 76 (0.71%) Android
10 65 (0.60%) Solaris
11 61 (0.57%) CentOS
12 60 (0.56%) Windows 7
13 48 (0.45%) Ubuntu
14 40 (0.37%) Apple iOS
15 38 (0.35%) Windows Phone
16 29 (0.27%) Windows 10
17 27 (0.25%) Windows 8
18 26 (0.24%) OS/400
19 21 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
20 19 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1905 (17.73%) Presales
2 1152 (10.72%) Project Management
3 1132 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 927 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
5 832 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 813 (7.56%) Information Security
7 801 (7.45%) Analytics
8 754 (7.02%) Cybersecurity
9 745 (6.93%) CRM
10 606 (5.64%) ITIL
11 585 (5.44%) ERP
12 543 (5.05%) Mentoring
13 540 (5.02%) Business Development
14 538 (5.01%) Business Analysis
15 533 (4.96%) Risk Management
16 437 (4.07%) Migration
17 394 (3.67%) ETL
18 387 (3.60%) Change Management
19 313 (2.91%) Logistics
20 300 (2.79%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1406 (13.08%) SQL
2 964 (8.97%) Java
3 646 (6.01%) C#
4 573 (5.33%) JavaScript
5 306 (2.85%) Python
6 289 (2.69%) C
7 243 (2.26%) C++
8 185 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 178 (1.66%) ABAP
10 146 (1.36%) T-SQL
11 144 (1.34%) PowerShell
12 121 (1.13%) Perl
13 114 (1.06%) R
14 112 (1.04%) VBA
15 106 (0.99%) VB.NET
16 96 (0.89%) Ruby
17 80 (0.74%) PHP
18 75 (0.70%) Bash Shell
19 60 (0.56%) Objective-C
20 59 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1783 (16.59%) Degree
2 657 (6.11%) Security Cleared
3 577 (5.37%) CISSP
4 500 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 483 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
6 393 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 337 (3.14%) CISM
8 321 (2.99%) CCNP
9 284 (2.64%) MCSE
10 225 (2.09%) CISA
11 177 (1.65%) CCNA
12 173 (1.61%) CCIE
13 156 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 131 (1.22%) DV Cleared
15 126 (1.17%) CLAS
16 124 (1.15%) MCITP
17 118 (1.10%) CESG Certified Professional
18 116 (1.08%) ACCA
18 116 (1.08%) MCSA
19 89 (0.83%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 454 (4.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 334 (3.11%) PCI DSS
3 259 (2.41%) QA
4 159 (1.48%) Data Quality
5 123 (1.14%) SLA
6 109 (1.01%) COBIT
7 64 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 57 (0.53%) ISO22301
9 53 (0.49%) ISO 9001
10 49 (0.46%) ISO27002
11 38 (0.35%) RMADS
12 36 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 28 (0.26%) ISO27005
14 19 (0.18%) ISO 14001
15 17 (0.16%) Solvency II
16 14 (0.13%) BS25999
16 14 (0.13%) PMBOK
17 13 (0.12%) MiFID
18 10 (0.093%) ISAE 3402
19 8 (0.074%) HL7
System Software
1 542 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 436 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 303 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 180 (1.67%) vSphere
5 154 (1.43%) XenApp
6 110 (1.02%) XenDesktop
7 78 (0.73%) vCloud
8 57 (0.53%) Docker
9 39 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 36 (0.33%) VMware ESX
11 35 (0.33%) XenServer
12 25 (0.23%) BitLocker
13 21 (0.20%) IMail Server
14 20 (0.19%) HDFS
15 16 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
16 12 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 12 (0.11%) Xen
17 11 (0.10%) Terminal Services
17 11 (0.10%) VirtualBox
18 10 (0.093%) NFS
Systems Management
1 115 (1.07%) SCCM
2 99 (0.92%) Puppet
3 68 (0.63%) Ansible
4 66 (0.61%) SCOM
5 58 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (0.44%) QRadar
7 43 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
8 39 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 38 (0.35%) RSA Archer
9 38 (0.35%) SCVMM
10 34 (0.32%) vRealize
10 34 (0.32%) Windows Intune
11 31 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
11 31 (0.29%) XenMobile
12 27 (0.25%) Data Guard
12 27 (0.25%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 25 (0.23%) SCDPM
14 24 (0.22%) Cisco UCCE
14 24 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
15 23 (0.21%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1948 (18.13%) Microsoft
2 1769 (16.46%) SAP
3 1448 (13.47%) Oracle
4 778 (7.24%) Cisco
5 690 (6.42%) VMware
6 377 (3.51%) IBM
7 369 (3.43%) Citrix
8 298 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
9 280 (2.61%) Juniper
10 278 (2.59%) HP
11 234 (2.18%) Tableau
12 222 (2.07%) CheckPoint
13 176 (1.64%) Informatica
14 167 (1.55%) NetApp
15 160 (1.49%) F5
16 150 (1.40%) ServiceNow
17 127 (1.18%) Hyperion
18 118 (1.10%) ArcSight
19 114 (1.06%) Palo Alto
20 111 (1.03%) Cognos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Corporate Benefits & Uncapped Coms
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + uncapped commission
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £70k plus outstanding package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55k - £75k plus package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: Unspecified £45,000 - £50,000 p.a + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 + package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: Unspecified £45,000 - £50,000 p.a + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + 50k OTE 1st Year
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £22000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
The App Experts
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Expenses, Car Allowance
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Midlands
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits (inc. car allowance)
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Sussex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits (inc. car allowance)
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £20k PRP paid quarterly + company benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + commission
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus / commission + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Car allowance + stock options + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago