The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 29 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 7325 7514 8799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.70% 7.38% 7.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.10% 7.84% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5542 5945 7119
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
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
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103151 95852 105809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.36% 94.20% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84977 80074 91329
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Consultant
UK

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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
London 0 3430 £60,000 +4.34% 429
South East -4 1856 £52,500 +5.00% 180
North West -13 412 £47,750 +6.11% 94
West Midlands 0 393 £50,000 - 84
East of England -2 358 £50,000 - 48
South West -3 327 £45,000 - 82
Yorkshire -20 282 £42,000 -6.66% 53
East Midlands -32 140 £45,000 -5.26% 24
North East +9 54 £41,000 -8.88% 21
Midlands -5 17 £50,000 -13.04%
South Coast -3 4 £50,000 +42.85%
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 4135 (27.19%) Finance
2 2837 (18.66%) Microsoft
3 2792 (18.36%) SAP
4 2641 (17.37%) Oracle
5 2283 (15.01%) SQL
6 2278 (14.98%) Degree
7 1735 (11.41%) Project Management
8 1604 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
9 1596 (10.50%) Windows
10 1492 (9.81%) MS Excel
11 1483 (9.75%) SQL Server
12 1394 (9.17%) Java
13 1089 (7.16%) Business Development
14 1086 (7.14%) CRM
15 1070 (7.04%) Telecoms
16 1038 (6.83%) Security Cleared
17 1034 (6.80%) .NET
18 965 (6.35%) VMware
19 921 (6.06%) Cisco
20 907 (5.96%) Retail
21 836 (5.50%) Analytics
22 790 (5.20%) HTML
23 789 (5.19%) ERP
24 787 (5.18%) Banking
25 770 (5.06%) Marketing
26 769 (5.06%) XML
27 766 (5.04%) SharePoint
28 759 (4.99%) VMware Infrastructure
29 752 (4.95%) ITIL
30 743 (4.89%) C#

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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
1 766 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 508 (3.34%) MS Exchange
3 359 (2.36%) Lync
4 354 (2.33%) SAS
5 272 (1.79%) IIS
5 272 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 249 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 218 (1.43%) NetWeaver
8 208 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 205 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 205 (1.35%) WebSphere
10 195 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
11 162 (1.07%) WebLogic
12 154 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
13 153 (1.01%) Apache
14 145 (0.95%) Tomcat
15 120 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
16 115 (0.76%) CMS
17 71 (0.47%) SAP Portal
18 65 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1492 (9.81%) MS Excel
2 453 (2.98%) MS Office
3 156 (1.03%) SPSS
4 138 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 89 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 54 (0.36%) MS Project
7 25 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 21 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 18 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
10 14 (0.092%) Fireworks
11 12 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
12 11 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
13 10 (0.066%) FastStats
14 9 (0.059%) Stata
15 6 (0.039%) PowerPivot
16 5 (0.033%) Weka
16 5 (0.033%) AutoCAD
16 5 (0.033%) Windchill
16 5 (0.033%) Vensim
16 5 (0.033%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 544 (3.58%) Oracle EBS
2 519 (3.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 498 (3.28%) SAP FI
4 481 (3.16%) SAP CO
5 479 (3.15%) SAP FI/CO
6 337 (2.22%) SAP MM
7 336 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
8 332 (2.18%) SAP SD
9 255 (1.68%) Oracle General Ledger
10 250 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
11 244 (1.60%) Oracle Receivables
12 238 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
13 220 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
14 209 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
15 205 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
16 201 (1.32%) Oracle Assets
17 199 (1.31%) SAP BPC
18 173 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
19 171 (1.12%) SAP HR
20 162 (1.07%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 320 (2.10%) SaaS
2 288 (1.89%) Office 365
3 129 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 120 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 77 (0.51%) Force.com
6 60 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
7 55 (0.36%) PaaS
8 48 (0.32%) Taleo
9 36 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
9 36 (0.24%) IaaS
10 14 (0.092%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.046%) Heroku
11 7 (0.046%) GitHub
12 5 (0.033%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.033%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.033%) Joyent
12 5 (0.033%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.026%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.013%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.013%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 692 (4.55%) Firewall
2 472 (3.10%) SAN
3 388 (2.55%) Internet
4 367 (2.41%) TCP/IP
5 315 (2.07%) LAN
6 309 (2.03%) WAN
7 296 (1.95%) Network Security
8 263 (1.73%) DNS
9 232 (1.53%) Unified Communications
10 198 (1.30%) VPN
11 163 (1.07%) MPLS
12 142 (0.93%) Wireless
13 137 (0.90%) DHCP
14 124 (0.82%) HTTP
15 120 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
16 119 (0.78%) NAS
16 119 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
17 112 (0.74%) VoIP
18 110 (0.72%) NetScaler
19 90 (0.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1483 (9.75%) SQL Server
2 631 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
3 463 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 434 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 421 (2.77%) Relational Database
6 382 (2.51%) Oracle Database
7 332 (2.18%) Big Data
8 295 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 274 (1.80%) SAP BW
10 245 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
10 245 (1.61%) QlikView
11 215 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
12 210 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
13 188 (1.24%) RDBMS
14 174 (1.14%) Hadoop
15 171 (1.12%) SAP BI
16 168 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
17 161 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
18 156 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
19 152 (1.00%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 121 (0.80%) Visual Studio
2 115 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
3 106 (0.70%) Eclipse
4 89 (0.59%) Selenium
5 86 (0.57%) LoadRunner
6 56 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
7 44 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 44 (0.29%) JUnit
8 43 (0.28%) Axure RP
8 43 (0.28%) LSMW
8 43 (0.28%) Git (software)
9 42 (0.28%) Toad
10 39 (0.26%) Jenkins
11 38 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
12 36 (0.24%) Maven
13 34 (0.22%) WebDriver
13 34 (0.22%) Xcode
14 31 (0.20%) Subversion
15 29 (0.19%) Ant
16 25 (0.16%) PhoneGap
General
1 4135 (27.19%) Finance
2 1070 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 907 (5.96%) Retail
4 787 (5.18%) Banking
5 770 (5.06%) Marketing
6 665 (4.37%) Manufacturing
7 411 (2.70%) Advertising
8 288 (1.89%) Legal
9 250 (1.64%) Billing
10 196 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 153 (1.01%) Back Office
12 149 (0.98%) German Language
13 135 (0.89%) General Ledger
14 129 (0.85%) Front Office
15 124 (0.82%) Investment Banking
16 102 (0.67%) French Language
17 96 (0.63%) Games
18 90 (0.59%) Law
19 85 (0.56%) Retail Banking
20 76 (0.50%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1034 (6.80%) .NET
2 790 (5.20%) HTML
3 769 (5.06%) XML
4 603 (3.97%) Web Services
5 495 (3.26%) CSS
6 317 (2.08%) J2EE
7 284 (1.87%) ASP.NET
8 260 (1.71%) SOAP
9 213 (1.40%) Middleware
10 207 (1.36%) HTML5
11 167 (1.10%) Ajax
12 165 (1.09%) jQuery
13 160 (1.05%) Spring
14 156 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
14 156 (1.03%) XSLT
15 117 (0.77%) BAPI
16 116 (0.76%) MDX
17 105 (0.69%) Java EE
18 102 (0.67%) JSP
19 94 (0.62%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 593 (3.90%) Computer Science
2 427 (2.81%) Management Information System
3 318 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
4 308 (2.03%) Mathematics
5 200 (1.32%) Social Media
6 196 (1.29%) FMCG
7 191 (1.26%) Open Source
8 162 (1.07%) Mobile App
9 161 (1.06%) Data Integration
10 149 (0.98%) PKI
11 144 (0.95%) Clustering
12 140 (0.92%) GIS
13 137 (0.90%) Visualisation
14 111 (0.73%) RMADS
14 111 (0.73%) Digital Media
15 108 (0.71%) Statistics
16 107 (0.70%) Client/Server
17 99 (0.65%) NHS
18 91 (0.60%) Life Science
19 65 (0.43%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1596 (10.50%) Windows
2 648 (4.26%) Linux
3 619 (4.07%) UNIX
4 415 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 272 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 225 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 148 (0.97%) Solaris
8 137 (0.90%) Windows 7
9 104 (0.68%) Android
10 82 (0.54%) Windows XP
11 77 (0.51%) AIX
11 77 (0.51%) Apple iOS
11 77 (0.51%) Windows 8
12 64 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 50 (0.33%) HPUX
14 44 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
15 43 (0.28%) Windows Vista
16 37 (0.24%) CentOS
17 22 (0.14%) Ubuntu
18 21 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1735 (11.41%) Project Management
2 1604 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
3 1089 (7.16%) Business Development
4 1086 (7.14%) CRM
5 836 (5.50%) Analytics
6 789 (5.19%) ERP
7 752 (4.95%) ITIL
8 709 (4.66%) Business Analysis
9 698 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 625 (4.11%) Migration
11 619 (4.07%) Risk Management
12 613 (4.03%) Information Security
13 518 (3.41%) PRINCE2
14 504 (3.31%) Change Management
15 498 (3.28%) ETL
16 456 (3.00%) Workflow
17 449 (2.95%) Data Management
18 414 (2.72%) Logistics
19 413 (2.72%) SAP Implementation
20 405 (2.66%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2283 (15.01%) SQL
2 1394 (9.17%) Java
3 743 (4.89%) C#
4 724 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 544 (3.58%) ABAP
6 403 (2.65%) PL/SQL
7 391 (2.57%) C
8 257 (1.69%) C++
9 231 (1.52%) PHP
10 199 (1.31%) Python
11 184 (1.21%) T-SQL
12 171 (1.12%) VB
13 146 (0.96%) Shell Script
14 134 (0.88%) PowerShell
15 120 (0.79%) Perl
16 106 (0.70%) VB.NET
17 88 (0.58%) Ruby
18 85 (0.56%) R
19 81 (0.53%) VBScript
20 63 (0.41%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2278 (14.98%) Degree
2 1038 (6.83%) Security Cleared
3 613 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 603 (3.97%) SC Cleared
5 510 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
6 390 (2.56%) MCSE
7 373 (2.45%) CISSP
8 372 (2.45%) MCITP
9 283 (1.86%) CCNP
10 241 (1.58%) ISEB
11 234 (1.54%) ACCA
12 228 (1.50%) CIMA
13 205 (1.35%) CCNA
13 205 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 177 (1.16%) CISM
15 166 (1.09%) CCIE
16 150 (0.99%) DV Cleared
17 146 (0.96%) MCTS
18 143 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
19 123 (0.81%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 530 (3.49%) QA
2 360 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 222 (1.46%) SLA
4 162 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 127 (0.84%) COBIT
6 116 (0.76%) Data Quality
7 72 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 53 (0.35%) HL7
9 52 (0.34%) ISO 9001
10 27 (0.18%) Basel II
11 25 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 22 (0.14%) JSP 440
12 22 (0.14%) EMIR
12 22 (0.14%) Solvency II
13 17 (0.11%) MiFID
14 16 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
15 14 (0.092%) ISO 9000
16 11 (0.072%) IAS 39
16 11 (0.072%) HMG Infosec
17 10 (0.066%) P3O
System Software
1 759 (4.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 708 (4.66%) Active Directory
3 532 (3.50%) Hyper-V
4 260 (1.71%) XenApp
5 251 (1.65%) XenDesktop
6 196 (1.29%) vSphere
7 118 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 108 (0.71%) XenServer
9 100 (0.66%) VMware ESX
10 86 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
11 54 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
12 53 (0.35%) vCloud
13 40 (0.26%) UAG
14 37 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 36 (0.24%) Terminal Services
16 28 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
17 26 (0.17%) Terminal Server
18 25 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
19 21 (0.14%) Xen
20 19 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 251 (1.65%) SCCM
2 143 (0.94%) SCOM
3 113 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
4 92 (0.61%) NetBackup
5 87 (0.57%) SCVMM
6 61 (0.40%) Data Guard
7 52 (0.34%) Backup Exec
8 47 (0.31%) Puppet
8 47 (0.31%) Tivoli
9 43 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 42 (0.28%) SCOrch
11 41 (0.27%) SCSM
11 41 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
12 40 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
13 38 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 36 (0.24%) XenMobile
15 34 (0.22%) Nagios
16 31 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
17 28 (0.18%) Legato
18 25 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2837 (18.66%) Microsoft
2 2792 (18.36%) SAP
3 2641 (17.37%) Oracle
4 965 (6.35%) VMware
5 921 (6.06%) Cisco
6 643 (4.23%) HP
7 586 (3.85%) Citrix
8 494 (3.25%) IBM
9 359 (2.36%) Business Objects
10 330 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
11 329 (2.16%) NetApp
12 301 (1.98%) Juniper
13 286 (1.88%) Cognos
14 269 (1.77%) CheckPoint
15 247 (1.62%) EMC
16 197 (1.30%) Hyperion
17 192 (1.26%) Informatica
18 178 (1.17%) F5
19 173 (1.14%) Tableau
20 165 (1.09%) JBoss
South East
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + 15% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Extensive package and flexi-benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 34000 - 46000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £40-55k + Car Allow + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
North London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + £70K OTE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Best Benefits in Cambridge!
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum 30% Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + CAR, bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago