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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 28 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 7226 7170 8524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.65% 7.20% 7.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.05% 7.65% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5569 5652 6857
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -0.94%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 29 August 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 3333 £60,000 +0.84% 448
South East -2 1788 £52,500 +5.00% 172
North West -15 433 £47,500 +5.55% 102
West Midlands +1 415 £55,000 +10.00% 52
East of England -1 376 £50,000 -4.76% 49
South West -5 323 £45,000 - 70
Yorkshire -31 259 £42,000 -6.66% 40
East Midlands -33 134 £42,250 -11.05% 20
North East +16 67 £42,500 +7.59% 15
Midlands -1 25 £55,000 -4.34% 4
South Coast 0 4 £50,000 +42.85%
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4058 (27.22%) Finance
2 2832 (19.00%) SAP
3 2701 (18.12%) Microsoft
4 2543 (17.06%) Oracle
5 2210 (14.83%) Degree
6 2204 (14.79%) SQL
7 1642 (11.02%) Project Management
8 1544 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
9 1493 (10.02%) Windows
10 1440 (9.66%) MS Excel
11 1409 (9.45%) SQL Server
12 1358 (9.11%) Java
13 1123 (7.53%) CRM
14 1052 (7.06%) Telecoms
15 1047 (7.02%) Security Cleared
16 1041 (6.98%) .NET
17 1031 (6.92%) Business Development
18 934 (6.27%) Retail
19 893 (5.99%) Cisco
20 851 (5.71%) VMware
21 809 (5.43%) Marketing
22 806 (5.41%) HTML
23 802 (5.38%) Banking
24 801 (5.37%) Analytics
25 758 (5.09%) ERP
26 757 (5.08%) XML
27 753 (5.05%) ITIL
28 736 (4.94%) JavaScript
29 727 (4.88%) C#
30 719 (4.82%) SharePoint

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 719 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 494 (3.31%) MS Exchange
3 344 (2.31%) Lync
4 335 (2.25%) SAS
5 262 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 247 (1.66%) IIS
7 238 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 209 (1.40%) WebSphere
9 204 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
10 198 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 195 (1.31%) NetWeaver
12 184 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
13 168 (1.13%) Tomcat
14 154 (1.03%) WebLogic
15 151 (1.01%) Apache
16 147 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
17 130 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
18 124 (0.83%) CMS
19 64 (0.43%) SAP Portal
20 57 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1440 (9.66%) MS Excel
2 445 (2.99%) MS Office
3 150 (1.01%) SPSS
4 147 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 92 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 52 (0.35%) MS Project
7 23 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 21 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 17 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
10 14 (0.094%) Fireworks
11 13 (0.087%) FastStats
12 9 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
12 9 (0.060%) Stata
12 9 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
13 8 (0.054%) AutoCAD
14 5 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
15 4 (0.027%) NASTRAN
16 3 (0.020%) Weka
16 3 (0.020%) PowerPivot
16 3 (0.020%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 550 (3.69%) Oracle EBS
2 516 (3.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 509 (3.41%) SAP FI
4 492 (3.30%) SAP CO
5 489 (3.28%) SAP FI/CO
6 339 (2.27%) SAP MM
7 338 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
8 329 (2.21%) SAP SD
9 238 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
9 238 (1.60%) Oracle General Ledger
10 230 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
11 220 (1.48%) Oracle Receivables
12 217 (1.46%) Dynamics NAV
13 209 (1.40%) SAP BPC
13 209 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
14 191 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
15 189 (1.27%) SAP HR
16 179 (1.20%) Oracle Assets
17 160 (1.07%) SAP WM
18 157 (1.05%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 340 (2.28%) SaaS
2 271 (1.82%) Office 365
3 121 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 104 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 76 (0.51%) Force.com
6 67 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
7 54 (0.36%) PaaS
8 43 (0.29%) Taleo
9 38 (0.25%) IaaS
10 36 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.060%) Google Apps
13 6 (0.040%) Heroku
14 5 (0.034%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.034%) Joyent
14 5 (0.034%) Pure360
15 4 (0.027%) CheetahMail
15 4 (0.027%) Amazon EMR
16 3 (0.020%) OpenShift
17 2 (0.013%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 687 (4.61%) Firewall
2 433 (2.90%) SAN
3 385 (2.58%) Internet
4 333 (2.23%) TCP/IP
5 309 (2.07%) LAN
6 306 (2.05%) Network Security
7 302 (2.03%) WAN
8 233 (1.56%) DNS
9 207 (1.39%) Unified Communications
10 181 (1.21%) VPN
11 151 (1.01%) MPLS
12 140 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
13 130 (0.87%) Wireless
14 121 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
15 117 (0.78%) DHCP
16 116 (0.78%) HTTP
17 111 (0.74%) NAS
18 103 (0.69%) VoIP
19 93 (0.62%) NetScaler
20 77 (0.52%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1409 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 586 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
3 397 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 383 (2.57%) Relational Database
5 373 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 343 (2.30%) Oracle Database
7 324 (2.17%) Big Data
8 280 (1.88%) SAP BW
9 257 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 252 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
11 237 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
12 235 (1.58%) QlikView
13 184 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
14 180 (1.21%) RDBMS
15 174 (1.17%) SAP BI
15 174 (1.17%) SAP HANA
16 170 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
17 151 (1.01%) Hadoop
18 144 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
18 144 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 116 (0.78%) Visual Studio
2 112 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
3 103 (0.69%) Eclipse
4 81 (0.54%) Selenium
5 79 (0.53%) LoadRunner
6 62 (0.42%) LSMW
7 56 (0.38%) Git (software)
8 50 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 49 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
10 46 (0.31%) JUnit
11 42 (0.28%) Jenkins
12 41 (0.28%) Toad
13 40 (0.27%) Axure RP
14 35 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
15 34 (0.23%) Maven
16 25 (0.17%) Subversion
17 24 (0.16%) WebDriver
17 24 (0.16%) Ant
17 24 (0.16%) Xcode
18 23 (0.15%) JMeter
General
1 4058 (27.22%) Finance
2 1052 (7.06%) Telecoms
3 934 (6.27%) Retail
4 809 (5.43%) Marketing
5 802 (5.38%) Banking
6 678 (4.55%) Manufacturing
7 432 (2.90%) Advertising
8 280 (1.88%) Legal
9 237 (1.59%) Billing
10 208 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 149 (1.00%) German Language
12 141 (0.95%) General Ledger
13 140 (0.94%) Back Office
14 123 (0.83%) Front Office
15 115 (0.77%) Investment Banking
16 101 (0.68%) French Language
17 95 (0.64%) Games
18 93 (0.62%) Law
19 78 (0.52%) Aerospace
20 73 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1041 (6.98%) .NET
2 806 (5.41%) HTML
3 757 (5.08%) XML
4 584 (3.92%) Web Services
5 514 (3.45%) CSS
6 301 (2.02%) J2EE
7 280 (1.88%) ASP.NET
8 258 (1.73%) SOAP
9 210 (1.41%) HTML5
10 208 (1.40%) Middleware
11 191 (1.28%) jQuery
12 161 (1.08%) XSLT
13 155 (1.04%) Spring
14 149 (1.00%) Ajax
15 144 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
16 122 (0.82%) BAPI
17 110 (0.74%) JSP
18 102 (0.68%) Java EE
19 101 (0.68%) MDX
20 87 (0.58%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 585 (3.92%) Computer Science
2 410 (2.75%) Management Information System
3 323 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 278 (1.87%) Mathematics
5 203 (1.36%) Social Media
6 174 (1.17%) Open Source
6 174 (1.17%) FMCG
7 160 (1.07%) Data Integration
8 152 (1.02%) GIS
9 151 (1.01%) Mobile App
10 144 (0.97%) PKI
11 132 (0.89%) Visualisation
12 128 (0.86%) Clustering
13 111 (0.74%) Client/Server
14 109 (0.73%) RMADS
15 99 (0.66%) Statistics
16 96 (0.64%) NHS
17 90 (0.60%) Digital Media
18 86 (0.58%) Life Science
19 69 (0.46%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1493 (10.02%) Windows
2 614 (4.12%) Linux
3 560 (3.76%) UNIX
4 377 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 262 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 196 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 140 (0.94%) Solaris
8 110 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 94 (0.63%) Android
10 83 (0.56%) AIX
11 74 (0.50%) Apple iOS
12 67 (0.45%) Windows 8
13 64 (0.43%) Windows XP
14 56 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 45 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
16 44 (0.30%) HPUX
17 43 (0.29%) Windows Vista
18 32 (0.21%) CentOS
19 21 (0.14%) Ubuntu
19 21 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1642 (11.02%) Project Management
2 1544 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
3 1123 (7.53%) CRM
4 1031 (6.92%) Business Development
5 801 (5.37%) Analytics
6 758 (5.09%) ERP
7 753 (5.05%) ITIL
8 689 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 667 (4.47%) Migration
10 642 (4.31%) Business Analysis
11 609 (4.09%) Information Security
12 582 (3.90%) Risk Management
13 506 (3.39%) Change Management
14 500 (3.35%) ETL
15 494 (3.31%) PRINCE2
16 480 (3.22%) Workflow
17 459 (3.08%) SAP Implementation
18 444 (2.98%) Data Management
19 428 (2.87%) Logistics
20 420 (2.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2204 (14.79%) SQL
2 1358 (9.11%) Java
3 736 (4.94%) JavaScript
4 727 (4.88%) C#
5 596 (4.00%) ABAP
6 379 (2.54%) PL/SQL
6 379 (2.54%) C
7 240 (1.61%) PHP
8 229 (1.54%) C++
9 213 (1.43%) Python
10 175 (1.17%) T-SQL
11 158 (1.06%) VB
12 144 (0.97%) PowerShell
13 134 (0.90%) Shell Script
14 125 (0.84%) Perl
15 108 (0.72%) VB.NET
16 85 (0.57%) R
17 81 (0.54%) Ruby
18 76 (0.51%) VBScript
19 71 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2210 (14.83%) Degree
2 1047 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 609 (4.09%) SC Cleared
4 578 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 521 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
6 367 (2.46%) CISSP
7 358 (2.40%) MCSE
8 351 (2.35%) MCITP
9 294 (1.97%) CCNP
10 259 (1.74%) ISEB
11 217 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 206 (1.38%) ACCA
13 203 (1.36%) CIMA
14 202 (1.36%) CCNA
15 175 (1.17%) CISM
16 159 (1.07%) CCIE
17 148 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
18 145 (0.97%) CCA
19 136 (0.91%) DV Cleared
20 122 (0.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 520 (3.49%) QA
2 370 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 247 (1.66%) SLA
4 176 (1.18%) PCI DSS
5 144 (0.97%) COBIT
6 115 (0.77%) Data Quality
7 78 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 52 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 43 (0.29%) HL7
10 27 (0.18%) Basel II
11 25 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 23 (0.15%) JSP 440
13 22 (0.15%) EMIR
14 19 (0.13%) Solvency II
15 18 (0.12%) MiFID
16 15 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
17 13 (0.087%) HMG Infosec
18 10 (0.067%) P3O
18 10 (0.067%) ISO 9000
19 9 (0.060%) IAS 39
System Software
1 659 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 628 (4.21%) Active Directory
3 479 (3.21%) Hyper-V
4 235 (1.58%) XenApp
5 227 (1.52%) XenDesktop
6 152 (1.02%) vSphere
7 103 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 100 (0.67%) VMware ESX
9 79 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
10 78 (0.52%) XenServer
11 52 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 46 (0.31%) vCloud
13 42 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
14 32 (0.21%) Terminal Services
15 30 (0.20%) UAG
16 24 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
17 23 (0.15%) NFS
18 22 (0.15%) Terminal Server
19 21 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
20 18 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 234 (1.57%) SCCM
2 129 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
3 109 (0.73%) SCOM
4 82 (0.55%) SCVMM
5 70 (0.47%) NetBackup
6 61 (0.41%) Data Guard
7 49 (0.33%) Tivoli
8 45 (0.30%) Puppet
9 42 (0.28%) Backup Exec
10 39 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
11 38 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 38 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 36 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
13 33 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
14 32 (0.21%) SCOrch
15 30 (0.20%) Nagios
16 27 (0.18%) XenMobile
17 26 (0.17%) SCSM
18 25 (0.17%) OpenView
19 24 (0.16%) Legato
Vendors
1 2832 (19.00%) SAP
2 2701 (18.12%) Microsoft
3 2543 (17.06%) Oracle
4 893 (5.99%) Cisco
5 851 (5.71%) VMware
6 611 (4.10%) HP
7 557 (3.74%) Citrix
8 513 (3.44%) IBM
9 383 (2.57%) Business Objects
10 347 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
11 305 (2.05%) NetApp
12 304 (2.04%) Juniper
13 292 (1.96%) CheckPoint
14 263 (1.76%) Cognos
15 222 (1.49%) EMC
16 192 (1.29%) Hyperion
17 178 (1.19%) Informatica
18 175 (1.17%) F5
19 163 (1.09%) JBoss
20 160 (1.07%) Tableau
London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Fully neg upon exp + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + car, benefits, pension, bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + car allowance, pension, bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, pension, life ass
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday