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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 31 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 6306 6844 7471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.34% 6.88% 7.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.68% 7.29% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4901 5200 5936
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 £70,000
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
94349 93880 96743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.44% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78390 76321 82592
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 3 March 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 March 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
(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 +1 3045 £60,000 - 492
South East -4 1418 £52,500 +5.00% 164
North West -2 385 £47,500 +5.55% 83
East of England -12 305 £45,000 -10.00% 60
South West -15 292 £47,500 +5.55% 69
West Midlands -21 269 £54,500 +9.54% 63
Yorkshire -35 213 £46,500 +3.33% 32
East Midlands -10 132 £47,500 - 27
Midlands -2 51 £50,000 -14.89%
North East -19 39 £47,500 -5.00% 19
South Coast -3 2 £70,000 -
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3660 (26.78%) Finance
2 2816 (20.60%) Microsoft
3 2673 (19.56%) SAP
4 2136 (15.63%) Oracle
5 2027 (14.83%) SQL
6 1887 (13.81%) Degree
7 1797 (13.15%) Windows
8 1487 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
9 1438 (10.52%) MS Excel
10 1387 (10.15%) Project Management
11 1326 (9.70%) SQL Server
12 1240 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
13 1133 (8.29%) Java
14 1126 (8.24%) VMware
15 1123 (8.22%) CRM
16 1099 (8.04%) Retail
17 1022 (7.48%) Security Cleared
18 1017 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
19 1016 (7.43%) Cisco
20 956 (6.99%) Banking
21 860 (6.29%) Active Directory
22 841 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
23 837 (6.12%) Analytics
24 830 (6.07%) .NET
25 814 (5.96%) Manufacturing
26 787 (5.76%) ERP
27 771 (5.64%) SharePoint
28 758 (5.55%) Business Development
29 743 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
30 734 (5.37%) Migration

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
1 771 (5.64%) SharePoint
2 618 (4.52%) MS Exchange
3 429 (3.14%) Lync
4 326 (2.39%) IIS
5 315 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 308 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 241 (1.76%) SAS
8 216 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
9 202 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
10 172 (1.26%) WebSphere
11 165 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
12 115 (0.84%) Apache
13 113 (0.83%) WebLogic
14 108 (0.79%) Tomcat
15 107 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
16 106 (0.78%) NetWeaver
17 104 (0.76%) JBoss
18 83 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
19 73 (0.53%) CMS
19 73 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1438 (10.52%) MS Excel
2 359 (2.63%) MS Office
3 94 (0.69%) SPSS
4 90 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 80 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 62 (0.45%) MS Project
7 37 (0.27%) InfoPath
8 32 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 21 (0.15%) PowerPivot
10 14 (0.10%) Photoshop
11 13 (0.095%) AutoCAD
12 10 (0.073%) OmniGraffle
13 7 (0.051%) FastStats
13 7 (0.051%) InDesign
14 6 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
14 6 (0.044%) Acrobat
15 4 (0.029%) Adobe Captivate
16 3 (0.022%) Mingle
17 2 (0.015%) S-PLUS
18 1 (0.007%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 526 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 520 (3.80%) SAP FI
3 505 (3.70%) SAP CO
4 502 (3.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 495 (3.62%) SAP MM
6 420 (3.07%) Oracle EBS R12
7 380 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
8 363 (2.66%) SAP SD
9 225 (1.65%) Oracle Financials
10 206 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
11 201 (1.47%) SAP PP
12 188 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
13 184 (1.35%) SAP HR
14 180 (1.32%) SAP SCM
15 178 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
16 171 (1.25%) SAP WM
17 168 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
18 164 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
19 153 (1.12%) SAP APO
20 147 (1.08%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 420 (3.07%) Office 365
2 335 (2.45%) SaaS
3 319 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 81 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
5 75 (0.55%) IaaS
6 68 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 49 (0.36%) Taleo
8 46 (0.34%) Force.com
9 31 (0.23%) Yammer
10 28 (0.20%) PaaS
11 27 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
13 13 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (0.073%) Terremark
15 6 (0.044%) IBM SmartCloud
16 4 (0.029%) Amazon S3
17 2 (0.015%) Amazon EMR
17 2 (0.015%) Google Cloud Platform
17 2 (0.015%) Pure360
18 1 (0.007%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 717 (5.25%) Firewall
2 443 (3.24%) SAN
3 423 (3.10%) Network Security
4 392 (2.87%) WAN
5 360 (2.63%) LAN
6 333 (2.44%) TCP/IP
7 298 (2.18%) DNS
8 297 (2.17%) Wireless
9 269 (1.97%) Internet
10 250 (1.83%) VPN
11 209 (1.53%) Unified Communications
12 194 (1.42%) BGP
13 185 (1.35%) DHCP
14 182 (1.33%) MPLS
15 171 (1.25%) OSPF
16 169 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
17 165 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
18 152 (1.11%) NetScaler
19 125 (0.91%) VoIP
20 116 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1326 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 535 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
3 344 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 334 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 300 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 293 (2.14%) Relational Database
7 276 (2.02%) SAP BW
8 265 (1.94%) Big Data
9 258 (1.89%) Oracle Database
10 245 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
11 233 (1.70%) SAP HANA
12 229 (1.68%) Oracle BI EE
13 197 (1.44%) QlikView
14 188 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
15 182 (1.33%) MySQL
16 166 (1.21%) OLAP
17 157 (1.15%) SAP BI
18 155 (1.13%) RDBMS
19 152 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
20 145 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 119 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
2 97 (0.71%) LSMW
3 79 (0.58%) Selenium
4 67 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 61 (0.45%) LoadRunner
6 59 (0.43%) Eclipse
7 57 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 49 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
9 45 (0.33%) JMeter
10 43 (0.31%) Git (software)
11 40 (0.29%) JIRA
12 38 (0.28%) Maven
13 36 (0.26%) Subversion
14 33 (0.24%) JUnit
15 30 (0.22%) SoapUI
16 26 (0.19%) Jenkins
17 20 (0.15%) Mockito
18 19 (0.14%) Toad
19 17 (0.12%) Ant
19 17 (0.12%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3660 (26.78%) Finance
2 1099 (8.04%) Retail
3 956 (6.99%) Banking
4 814 (5.96%) Manufacturing
5 715 (5.23%) Telecoms
6 665 (4.87%) Marketing
7 333 (2.44%) Advertising
8 258 (1.89%) Aerospace
9 210 (1.54%) Legal
10 177 (1.30%) Billing
11 157 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 155 (1.13%) Law
13 135 (0.99%) General Ledger
14 131 (0.96%) Games
15 128 (0.94%) German Language
16 127 (0.93%) Investment Banking
17 121 (0.89%) French Language
18 115 (0.84%) Back Office
19 92 (0.67%) Financial Institution
20 87 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 830 (6.07%) .NET
2 540 (3.95%) HTML
3 480 (3.51%) XML
4 380 (2.78%) Web Services
5 340 (2.49%) CSS
6 263 (1.92%) ASP.NET
7 249 (1.82%) Middleware
8 218 (1.60%) Oracle Fusion
9 178 (1.30%) J2EE
10 155 (1.13%) SOAP
11 138 (1.01%) Ajax
12 126 (0.92%) BAPI
13 122 (0.89%) Spring
13 122 (0.89%) jQuery
14 107 (0.78%) Java EE
15 103 (0.75%) HTML5
16 96 (0.70%) XSLT
17 95 (0.70%) .NET Framework
18 77 (0.56%) WCF
19 75 (0.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1240 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
2 441 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 393 (2.88%) Management Information System
4 321 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
5 225 (1.65%) Data Integration
6 184 (1.35%) FMCG
7 169 (1.24%) Social Media
8 158 (1.16%) Clustering
9 155 (1.13%) Visualisation
10 151 (1.10%) User Experience
11 146 (1.07%) Open Source
12 137 (1.00%) Mathematics
13 128 (0.94%) GIS
14 100 (0.73%) Mobile App
15 79 (0.58%) Blackberry
16 77 (0.56%) Hedge funds
17 76 (0.56%) NHS
18 75 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 70 (0.51%) Mainframe
20 69 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1797 (13.15%) Windows
2 704 (5.15%) Linux
3 582 (4.26%) UNIX
4 498 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 420 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 227 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 209 (1.53%) Windows 7
8 156 (1.14%) Windows 8
9 113 (0.83%) Solaris
10 84 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 69 (0.50%) Windows Vista
12 68 (0.50%) AIX
13 63 (0.46%) Windows XP
14 59 (0.43%) Apple iOS
15 56 (0.41%) Android
16 42 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
17 30 (0.22%) HPUX
18 23 (0.17%) Mac OS X
19 22 (0.16%) Windows 2000
20 18 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1487 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
2 1387 (10.15%) Project Management
3 1123 (8.22%) CRM
4 1017 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
5 837 (6.12%) Analytics
6 787 (5.76%) ERP
7 758 (5.55%) Business Development
8 734 (5.37%) Migration
9 669 (4.90%) ITIL
10 630 (4.61%) Business Analysis
11 618 (4.52%) Information Security
12 582 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 489 (3.58%) ETL
14 476 (3.48%) Coaching
15 472 (3.45%) Mentoring
16 453 (3.31%) Logistics
17 434 (3.18%) SAP Implementation
18 433 (3.17%) Workflow
19 425 (3.11%) PRINCE2
20 377 (2.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2027 (14.83%) SQL
2 1133 (8.29%) Java
3 670 (4.90%) C#
4 636 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 586 (4.29%) ABAP
6 298 (2.18%) C
7 280 (2.05%) PL/SQL
8 249 (1.82%) PowerShell
9 227 (1.66%) Python
10 169 (1.24%) C++
11 164 (1.20%) Perl
12 156 (1.14%) PHP
13 143 (1.05%) T-SQL
14 127 (0.93%) Shell Script
15 92 (0.67%) VBScript
16 90 (0.66%) VB
17 87 (0.64%) R
18 85 (0.62%) VBA
19 66 (0.48%) Bash Shell
20 58 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1887 (13.81%) Degree
2 1022 (7.48%) Security Cleared
3 743 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 700 (5.12%) SC Cleared
5 587 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
6 536 (3.92%) MCSE
7 391 (2.86%) CISSP
8 377 (2.76%) CCNP
9 316 (2.31%) MCITP
10 287 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 283 (2.07%) ISEB
12 235 (1.72%) CCIE
13 233 (1.70%) CCA
14 226 (1.65%) VCP4
15 197 (1.44%) CCNA
16 187 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
17 184 (1.35%) MCSA
18 180 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 159 (1.16%) CISM
20 158 (1.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 461 (3.37%) QA
2 368 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 210 (1.54%) SLA
4 194 (1.42%) PCI DSS
5 106 (0.78%) Data Quality
6 74 (0.54%) ISO 9001
7 70 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 70 (0.51%) COBIT
8 18 (0.13%) HL7
9 17 (0.12%) EMIR
10 16 (0.12%) Basel II
11 13 (0.095%) ISO 14001
12 12 (0.088%) Solvency II
13 10 (0.073%) CRD IV
13 10 (0.073%) Dodd-Frank
13 10 (0.073%) JSP 440
14 8 (0.059%) BS25999
14 8 (0.059%) FATCA
15 6 (0.044%) GPG13
15 6 (0.044%) MiFID
System Software
1 860 (6.29%) Active Directory
2 841 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 580 (4.24%) Hyper-V
4 299 (2.19%) XenApp
5 263 (1.92%) vSphere
6 251 (1.84%) XenDesktop
7 106 (0.78%) VMware ESX
8 94 (0.69%) XenServer
9 89 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 77 (0.56%) vCloud
11 43 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
12 40 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 38 (0.28%) NFS
14 36 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
15 28 (0.20%) Terminal Services
16 27 (0.20%) Xen
17 16 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
18 13 (0.095%) KVM
19 12 (0.088%) ISA Server
19 12 (0.088%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 259 (1.90%) SCCM
2 197 (1.44%) SCOM
3 116 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 106 (0.78%) SCVMM
5 55 (0.40%) Tivoli
5 55 (0.40%) XenMobile
6 49 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 41 (0.30%) NetBackup
8 40 (0.29%) Puppet
9 38 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
9 38 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 38 (0.28%) SCDPM
10 37 (0.27%) SCOrch
10 37 (0.27%) Windows Intune
11 31 (0.23%) Backup Exec
11 31 (0.23%) Nagios
12 28 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 26 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
14 25 (0.18%) SCSM
15 22 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2816 (20.60%) Microsoft
2 2673 (19.56%) SAP
3 2136 (15.63%) Oracle
4 1126 (8.24%) VMware
5 1016 (7.43%) Cisco
6 688 (5.03%) Citrix
7 601 (4.40%) HP
8 483 (3.53%) IBM
9 404 (2.96%) Juniper
10 384 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
11 366 (2.68%) Business Objects
12 350 (2.56%) CheckPoint
13 304 (2.22%) NetApp
14 232 (1.70%) Cognos
15 225 (1.65%) F5
16 216 (1.58%) EMC
17 175 (1.28%) Informatica
18 164 (1.20%) Hyperion
19 157 (1.15%) Tableau
20 152 (1.11%) Sage
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus / Pension / Travel Allowance
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
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