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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 27 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 7287 7329 7689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.82% 7.08% 7.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.22% 7.48% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5721 5675 6198
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 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
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
100981 98008 102599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.70% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 84373 81527 88568
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £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 24 November 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 24 November 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
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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 +6 3390 £57,500 -4.16% 489
South East -3 1630 £55,000 +4.76% 179
North West 0 498 £50,000 +5.26% 95
South West +3 416 £45,500 +1.11% 110
West Midlands +1 381 £54,500 +9.00% 68
East of England -14 339 £47,500 -5.00% 50
Yorkshire -12 288 £45,000 - 62
East Midlands -12 132 £46,500 -2.10% 34
North East +25 73 £55,000 +22.22% 17
Midlands +1 39 £55,000 -16.98% 4
South Coast +1 2 £53,750 -
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 3880 (26.68%) Finance
2 2946 (20.25%) SAP
3 2647 (18.20%) Microsoft
4 2331 (16.03%) Oracle
5 2040 (14.03%) SQL
6 2030 (13.96%) Degree
7 1611 (11.08%) Windows
8 1490 (10.24%) Project Management
9 1453 (9.99%) Business Intelligence
10 1418 (9.75%) MS Excel
11 1311 (9.01%) SQL Server
12 1257 (8.64%) Java
13 1233 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
14 1147 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
15 1139 (7.83%) CRM
16 1130 (7.77%) Security Cleared
17 1101 (7.57%) Retail
18 976 (6.71%) VMware
19 965 (6.63%) Banking
20 947 (6.51%) .NET
21 896 (6.16%) Cisco
22 882 (6.06%) Telecoms
23 830 (5.71%) Business Development
24 798 (5.49%) ERP
25 766 (5.27%) VMware Infrastructure
26 761 (5.23%) Manufacturing
27 756 (5.20%) Marketing
28 750 (5.16%) C#
29 742 (5.10%) SC Cleared
30 736 (5.06%) ITIL

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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
1 658 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 578 (3.97%) MS Exchange
3 362 (2.49%) Lync
4 302 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 272 (1.87%) SAS
6 265 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 238 (1.64%) IIS
8 195 (1.34%) WebSphere
9 190 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 185 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
11 167 (1.15%) Tomcat
12 156 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
13 151 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
14 142 (0.98%) WebLogic
15 141 (0.97%) Apache
15 141 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
16 139 (0.96%) NetWeaver
17 127 (0.87%) JBoss
18 105 (0.72%) CMS
19 86 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1418 (9.75%) MS Excel
2 426 (2.93%) MS Office
3 112 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 94 (0.65%) SPSS
5 61 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 56 (0.39%) MS Project
7 29 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 19 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 19 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 17 (0.12%) FastStats
10 13 (0.089%) AutoCAD
11 9 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (0.055%) Fireworks
13 7 (0.048%) OmniGraffle
14 6 (0.041%) PowerPivot
14 6 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 6 (0.041%) Acrobat
14 6 (0.041%) InDesign
15 5 (0.034%) Mingle
16 4 (0.028%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 563 (3.87%) SAP FI
2 550 (3.78%) SAP CO
3 547 (3.76%) SAP FI/CO
4 520 (3.58%) Oracle EBS
5 479 (3.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 461 (3.17%) SAP MM
7 349 (2.40%) SAP SD
8 318 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
9 222 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
10 200 (1.38%) SAP PP
11 197 (1.35%) SAP HR
12 195 (1.34%) Oracle General Ledger
13 194 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
14 192 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
15 188 (1.29%) SAP SCM
16 186 (1.28%) SAP WM
17 185 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
17 185 (1.27%) SAP BPC
18 183 (1.26%) Oracle Payables
19 162 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 305 (2.10%) SaaS
2 288 (1.98%) Office 365
3 162 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 58 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
6 51 (0.35%) Force.com
7 48 (0.33%) IaaS
8 42 (0.29%) Taleo
9 34 (0.23%) PaaS
10 25 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (0.076%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.062%) IBM Blueworks
13 6 (0.041%) Google Apps
14 5 (0.034%) Heroku
14 5 (0.034%) Pure360
15 4 (0.028%) CheetahMail
15 4 (0.028%) IBM SmartCloud
16 3 (0.021%) Amazon S3
16 3 (0.021%) Joyent
17 2 (0.014%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 680 (4.68%) Firewall
2 426 (2.93%) SAN
3 328 (2.26%) Internet
4 321 (2.21%) TCP/IP
5 315 (2.17%) Network Security
6 305 (2.10%) WAN
7 286 (1.97%) LAN
8 253 (1.74%) DNS
9 196 (1.35%) Unified Communications
10 177 (1.22%) Wireless
11 176 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 176 (1.21%) VPN
12 159 (1.09%) DHCP
13 148 (1.02%) MPLS
14 134 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
15 123 (0.85%) NetScaler
16 106 (0.73%) HTTP
17 101 (0.69%) BGP
18 99 (0.68%) OSPF
18 99 (0.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1311 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 547 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
3 338 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 337 (2.32%) Relational Database
5 322 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 284 (1.95%) SAP BW
7 278 (1.91%) Big Data
8 269 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
9 267 (1.84%) Oracle Database
10 263 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 255 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
12 188 (1.29%) SAP HANA
13 187 (1.29%) QlikView
14 173 (1.19%) SAP BI
15 167 (1.15%) RDBMS
16 161 (1.11%) MySQL
17 159 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
18 152 (1.05%) OLAP
19 141 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
20 136 (0.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 112 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
2 104 (0.72%) Visual Studio
3 100 (0.69%) Eclipse
4 91 (0.63%) LSMW
5 83 (0.57%) Selenium
6 73 (0.50%) Git (software)
7 71 (0.49%) LoadRunner
8 65 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 50 (0.34%) JUnit
10 47 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
11 40 (0.28%) Maven
12 38 (0.26%) Subversion
13 35 (0.24%) Mockito
14 31 (0.21%) JMeter
15 30 (0.21%) Jenkins
16 29 (0.20%) JIRA
17 28 (0.19%) Toad
18 25 (0.17%) Cucumber
19 21 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
20 19 (0.13%) Ant
General
1 3880 (26.68%) Finance
2 1101 (7.57%) Retail
3 965 (6.63%) Banking
4 882 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 761 (5.23%) Manufacturing
6 756 (5.20%) Marketing
7 368 (2.53%) Advertising
8 263 (1.81%) Legal
9 212 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 200 (1.38%) Billing
11 180 (1.24%) Aerospace
12 149 (1.02%) German Language
13 144 (0.99%) General Ledger
14 124 (0.85%) Law
15 119 (0.82%) Investment Banking
16 117 (0.80%) French Language
16 117 (0.80%) Front Office
17 115 (0.79%) Back Office
18 100 (0.69%) Games
19 89 (0.61%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 947 (6.51%) .NET
2 646 (4.44%) XML
3 644 (4.43%) HTML
4 465 (3.20%) Web Services
5 409 (2.81%) CSS
6 259 (1.78%) ASP.NET
7 237 (1.63%) Middleware
8 236 (1.62%) J2EE
9 196 (1.35%) SOAP
10 172 (1.18%) jQuery
10 172 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
11 157 (1.08%) Spring
12 144 (0.99%) HTML5
13 141 (0.97%) XSLT
14 130 (0.89%) BAPI
15 125 (0.86%) Ajax
16 121 (0.83%) Java EE
17 108 (0.74%) JSP
18 105 (0.72%) EDI
19 79 (0.54%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1233 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 546 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 363 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 325 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
5 207 (1.42%) User Experience
6 201 (1.38%) Data Integration
7 196 (1.35%) Mathematics
8 192 (1.32%) FMCG
9 168 (1.16%) Social Media
10 164 (1.13%) GIS
11 147 (1.01%) Clustering
12 129 (0.89%) Open Source
13 109 (0.75%) Client/Server
14 107 (0.74%) Visualisation
15 101 (0.69%) Mobile App
16 100 (0.69%) Blackberry
16 100 (0.69%) PKI
17 87 (0.60%) NHS
18 80 (0.55%) CESG
19 78 (0.54%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 1611 (11.08%) Windows
2 639 (4.39%) Linux
3 521 (3.58%) UNIX
4 425 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 327 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 215 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 142 (0.98%) Solaris
8 134 (0.92%) Windows 7
9 96 (0.66%) Windows 8
10 81 (0.56%) AIX
11 75 (0.52%) Android
12 63 (0.43%) Apple iOS
13 57 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 57 (0.39%) Windows XP
14 45 (0.31%) Windows Vista
15 43 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
16 39 (0.27%) HPUX
17 30 (0.21%) Mac OS X
18 26 (0.18%) CentOS
19 19 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1490 (10.24%) Project Management
2 1453 (9.99%) Business Intelligence
3 1147 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 1139 (7.83%) CRM
5 830 (5.71%) Business Development
6 798 (5.49%) ERP
7 736 (5.06%) ITIL
7 736 (5.06%) Migration
8 683 (4.70%) Analytics
9 649 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 605 (4.16%) Information Security
11 587 (4.04%) Business Analysis
12 549 (3.77%) Coaching
13 501 (3.44%) ETL
14 493 (3.39%) SAP Implementation
15 483 (3.32%) PRINCE2
16 467 (3.21%) Logistics
17 460 (3.16%) Workflow
18 443 (3.05%) Mentoring
19 421 (2.89%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2040 (14.03%) SQL
2 1257 (8.64%) Java
3 750 (5.16%) C#
4 697 (4.79%) JavaScript
5 613 (4.21%) ABAP
6 347 (2.39%) C
7 316 (2.17%) PL/SQL
8 249 (1.71%) Python
9 204 (1.40%) PowerShell
10 192 (1.32%) PHP
11 181 (1.24%) C++
12 150 (1.03%) Perl
13 144 (0.99%) T-SQL
14 115 (0.79%) Shell Script
15 114 (0.78%) VB
16 100 (0.69%) VBScript
17 88 (0.61%) VBA
18 87 (0.60%) VB.NET
19 76 (0.52%) Ruby
19 76 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 2030 (13.96%) Degree
2 1130 (7.77%) Security Cleared
3 742 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 641 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 516 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
6 431 (2.96%) MCSE
7 393 (2.70%) CISSP
8 353 (2.43%) ISEB
9 351 (2.41%) MCITP
10 319 (2.19%) CCNP
11 285 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 223 (1.53%) CCA
13 213 (1.46%) CCNA
14 189 (1.30%) CCIE
14 189 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
15 176 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 174 (1.20%) CISM
17 172 (1.18%) CIMA
18 167 (1.15%) ACCA
19 139 (0.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 500 (3.44%) QA
2 385 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 243 (1.67%) SLA
4 223 (1.53%) PCI DSS
5 123 (0.85%) COBIT
6 112 (0.77%) Data Quality
7 86 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 79 (0.54%) ISO 9001
9 18 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 18 (0.12%) JSP 440
10 17 (0.12%) EMIR
11 15 (0.10%) Basel II
12 12 (0.083%) MiFID
12 12 (0.083%) HL7
13 10 (0.069%) GPG13
14 8 (0.055%) HMG Infosec
14 8 (0.055%) Dodd-Frank
14 8 (0.055%) Solvency II
15 7 (0.048%) BS25999
16 6 (0.041%) FATCA
System Software
1 766 (5.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 716 (4.92%) Active Directory
3 518 (3.56%) Hyper-V
4 269 (1.85%) XenApp
5 242 (1.66%) XenDesktop
6 190 (1.31%) vSphere
7 129 (0.89%) VMware ESX
8 95 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 69 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 64 (0.44%) XenServer
11 62 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
12 50 (0.34%) vCloud
13 41 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
14 29 (0.20%) NFS
15 24 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
15 24 (0.17%) Firmware
16 22 (0.15%) Xen
17 21 (0.14%) Terminal Services
18 15 (0.10%) KVM
19 13 (0.089%) UAG
Systems Management
1 211 (1.45%) SCCM
2 158 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
3 117 (0.80%) SCOM
4 97 (0.67%) SCVMM
5 54 (0.37%) NetBackup
6 53 (0.36%) XenMobile
7 48 (0.33%) Puppet
8 45 (0.31%) Data Guard
9 43 (0.30%) Tivoli
10 39 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
11 37 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 37 (0.25%) Backup Exec
12 36 (0.25%) Nagios
13 33 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 32 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
15 30 (0.21%) SCOrch
16 24 (0.17%) SCDPM
16 24 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
17 21 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
18 20 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2946 (20.25%) SAP
2 2647 (18.20%) Microsoft
3 2331 (16.03%) Oracle
4 976 (6.71%) VMware
5 896 (6.16%) Cisco
6 636 (4.37%) Citrix
7 611 (4.20%) HP
8 512 (3.52%) IBM
9 385 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
10 375 (2.58%) Business Objects
11 327 (2.25%) NetApp
12 295 (2.03%) Juniper
13 287 (1.97%) CheckPoint
14 259 (1.78%) EMC
15 207 (1.42%) Hyperion
16 191 (1.31%) F5
17 190 (1.31%) Cognos
18 185 (1.27%) Siebel
19 163 (1.12%) Informatica
20 143 (0.98%) Sage
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Share Options
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Share Options
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + OTE £30k to £40k
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car allowance / Bonus / Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Attractive Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension and bonus schemes.
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus and bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum Upto £28K basic with OTE potential o
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wiltshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago