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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 32 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 6254 7376 7575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.11% 6.73% 7.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.47% 7.13% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4897 5596 6011
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 £75,000
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
96625 103520 96055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.49% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 80799 85380 80363
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 0 3064 £57,500 -4.16% 453
South East -7 1364 £52,500 - 164
West Midlands -5 386 £52,500 +5.00% 52
North West -7 342 £45,000 -5.26% 108
East of England -7 308 £50,000 - 43
South West -22 242 £50,000 +11.11% 55
Yorkshire -17 224 £47,500 +13.09% 35
East Midlands -21 99 £47,500 +5.55% 17
North East 0 77 £55,000 +42.85% 19
Midlands 0 35 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3516 (27.40%) Finance
2 2574 (20.06%) SAP
3 2254 (17.57%) Microsoft
4 2028 (15.81%) Oracle
5 1879 (14.65%) Degree
6 1774 (13.83%) SQL
7 1445 (11.26%) Windows
8 1430 (11.15%) Project Management
9 1388 (10.82%) Business Intelligence
10 1287 (10.03%) SQL Server
11 1194 (9.31%) MS Excel
12 1192 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
13 1129 (8.80%) Java
14 1039 (8.10%) Cisco
15 993 (7.74%) Retail
16 964 (7.51%) Analytics
17 952 (7.42%) CRM
18 883 (6.88%) VMware
19 879 (6.85%) Banking
20 856 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
21 797 (6.21%) Manufacturing
22 769 (5.99%) Business Development
23 762 (5.94%) Business Analysis
24 758 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
25 742 (5.78%) Security Cleared
26 732 (5.71%) .NET
27 730 (5.69%) ERP
28 716 (5.58%) Firewall
29 679 (5.29%) ITIL
30 672 (5.24%) HTML

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 498 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 333 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 300 (2.34%) IIS
4 232 (1.81%) SAS
5 227 (1.77%) WebSphere
6 226 (1.76%) Lync
7 163 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 157 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 137 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
10 113 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
11 112 (0.87%) Tomcat
12 110 (0.86%) JBoss
13 106 (0.83%) NetWeaver
14 103 (0.80%) Apache
15 93 (0.72%) WebLogic
16 89 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
17 74 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 63 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
19 60 (0.47%) CMS
20 56 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1194 (9.31%) MS Excel
2 301 (2.35%) MS Office
3 131 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 119 (0.93%) SPSS
5 115 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 79 (0.62%) MS Project
7 40 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 27 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 26 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
10 18 (0.14%) PowerPivot
10 18 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
11 17 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
12 13 (0.10%) InDesign
13 11 (0.086%) InfoPath
14 4 (0.031%) Siemens NX
15 3 (0.023%) PaintShop Pro
15 3 (0.023%) AutoCAD
16 2 (0.016%) FrameMaker
16 2 (0.016%) FastStats
17 1 (0.008%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 516 (4.02%) Oracle EBS
2 461 (3.59%) SAP MM
3 435 (3.39%) SAP FI
4 411 (3.20%) Oracle EBS R12
5 405 (3.16%) SAP CO
6 403 (3.14%) SAP FI/CO
7 311 (2.42%) SAP SD
8 254 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
9 209 (1.63%) Oracle Financials
10 207 (1.61%) SAP PP
11 188 (1.47%) SAP SCM
12 168 (1.31%) SAP HR
13 164 (1.28%) SAP APO
14 157 (1.22%) SAP WM
15 133 (1.04%) SAP CRM
16 131 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
17 121 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
18 120 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
19 118 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
20 112 (0.87%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 411 (3.20%) SaaS
2 284 (2.21%) Office 365
3 260 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 131 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
5 115 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 114 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
7 76 (0.59%) IaaS
8 62 (0.48%) Force.com
9 55 (0.43%) PaaS
10 32 (0.25%) Google Analytics
11 31 (0.24%) Taleo
12 28 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
13 27 (0.21%) Yammer
14 20 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
15 18 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
16 17 (0.13%) Boomi
17 15 (0.12%) Amazon S3
18 12 (0.094%) Amazon EMR
19 11 (0.086%) Veeva
20 7 (0.055%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 716 (5.58%) Firewall
2 414 (3.23%) WAN
3 369 (2.88%) LAN
4 351 (2.74%) Network Security
5 347 (2.70%) SAN
6 320 (2.49%) TCP/IP
7 256 (2.00%) Internet
8 242 (1.89%) BGP
9 232 (1.81%) OSPF
9 232 (1.81%) DNS
9 232 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
10 223 (1.74%) Wireless
11 193 (1.50%) MPLS
12 170 (1.33%) VPN
13 145 (1.13%) Cisco Nexus
14 134 (1.04%) DHCP
15 128 (1.00%) Cisco PIX
16 119 (0.93%) Unified Communications
16 119 (0.93%) VoIP
17 112 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1287 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 477 (3.72%) BusinessObjects
3 453 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
4 356 (2.77%) SAP HANA
5 338 (2.63%) SAP BW
6 328 (2.56%) Big Data
7 326 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 317 (2.47%) Relational Database
9 269 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 237 (1.85%) Oracle Database
11 224 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 216 (1.68%) SAP BI
13 203 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
14 189 (1.47%) DB2
15 182 (1.42%) QlikView
16 146 (1.14%) MySQL
17 144 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
18 138 (1.08%) Hadoop
19 129 (1.01%) OLAP
20 128 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 115 (0.90%) Selenium
2 72 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
3 69 (0.54%) Visual Studio
4 68 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 57 (0.44%) Subversion
6 50 (0.39%) LSMW
7 49 (0.38%) Git (software)
7 49 (0.38%) LoadRunner
8 48 (0.37%) Jenkins
9 47 (0.37%) Axure RP
9 47 (0.37%) JIRA
10 36 (0.28%) HP UFT
11 28 (0.22%) Eclipse
11 28 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
12 26 (0.20%) Hudson
13 21 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
14 19 (0.15%) WebDriver
14 19 (0.15%) Toad
14 19 (0.15%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 19 (0.15%) PowerDesigner
General
1 3516 (27.40%) Finance
2 993 (7.74%) Retail
3 879 (6.85%) Banking
4 797 (6.21%) Manufacturing
5 647 (5.04%) Marketing
6 534 (4.16%) Telecoms
7 224 (1.75%) Retail Banking
8 203 (1.58%) Legal
9 201 (1.57%) Back Office
10 157 (1.22%) Billing
11 150 (1.17%) Law
12 148 (1.15%) Advertising
13 144 (1.12%) Investment Banking
14 143 (1.11%) German Language
15 136 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
16 131 (1.02%) General Ledger
17 121 (0.94%) French Language
17 121 (0.94%) Front Office
18 103 (0.80%) Financial Institution
19 96 (0.75%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 732 (5.71%) .NET
2 672 (5.24%) HTML
3 498 (3.88%) XML
4 492 (3.83%) Web Services
5 348 (2.71%) CSS
6 247 (1.93%) ASP.NET
7 240 (1.87%) Middleware
8 214 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
9 196 (1.53%) J2EE
10 143 (1.11%) SOAP
11 140 (1.09%) HTML5
12 127 (0.99%) jQuery
13 114 (0.89%) Ajax
14 110 (0.86%) SAP Basis
15 109 (0.85%) WCF
16 105 (0.82%) Java EE
17 97 (0.76%) .NET Framework
18 89 (0.69%) Spring
19 83 (0.65%) BAPI
19 83 (0.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1192 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 574 (4.47%) Data Centre
3 556 (4.33%) Computer Science
4 460 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 263 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
6 258 (2.01%) Data Integration
7 215 (1.68%) User Experience
8 202 (1.57%) FMCG
9 173 (1.35%) Visualisation
10 154 (1.20%) Mathematics
11 128 (1.00%) Social Media
12 108 (0.84%) Clustering
13 101 (0.79%) Private Cloud
13 101 (0.79%) Mobile App
14 99 (0.77%) Derivative
15 86 (0.67%) Hedge funds
15 86 (0.67%) Credit Risk
16 78 (0.61%) GIS
17 75 (0.58%) Statistics
18 73 (0.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1445 (11.26%) Windows
2 598 (4.66%) Linux
3 537 (4.19%) UNIX
4 300 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 298 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 162 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 124 (0.97%) Windows 7
8 90 (0.70%) Solaris
8 90 (0.70%) Windows 8
9 78 (0.61%) AIX
10 70 (0.55%) Apple iOS
11 69 (0.54%) Android
12 54 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 43 (0.34%) Windows Vista
14 34 (0.27%) Ubuntu
15 33 (0.26%) MVS
16 29 (0.23%) CentOS
17 25 (0.19%) Windows XP
18 24 (0.19%) Debian
19 18 (0.14%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1430 (11.15%) Project Management
2 1388 (10.82%) Business Intelligence
3 964 (7.51%) Analytics
4 952 (7.42%) CRM
5 856 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 769 (5.99%) Business Development
7 762 (5.94%) Business Analysis
8 758 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 730 (5.69%) ERP
10 679 (5.29%) ITIL
11 654 (5.10%) Information Security
12 646 (5.04%) Migration
13 500 (3.90%) Mentoring
14 456 (3.55%) Logistics
15 454 (3.54%) PRINCE2
16 442 (3.45%) Risk Management
17 438 (3.41%) Coaching
18 412 (3.21%) ETL
19 409 (3.19%) SAP Implementation
20 396 (3.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1774 (13.83%) SQL
2 1129 (8.80%) Java
3 657 (5.12%) C#
4 613 (4.78%) JavaScript
5 515 (4.01%) ABAP
6 327 (2.55%) C
7 220 (1.71%) Python
8 203 (1.58%) C++
9 189 (1.47%) PHP
10 177 (1.38%) Perl
11 176 (1.37%) PowerShell
12 174 (1.36%) T-SQL
13 173 (1.35%) PL/SQL
14 129 (1.01%) R
15 108 (0.84%) VB
16 105 (0.82%) Ruby
17 86 (0.67%) VB.NET
18 81 (0.63%) Bash Shell
19 75 (0.58%) VBA
20 71 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1879 (14.65%) Degree
2 742 (5.78%) Security Cleared
3 654 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
4 486 (3.79%) SC Cleared
5 482 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 464 (3.62%) CISSP
7 387 (3.02%) CCNP
8 330 (2.57%) MCSE
9 282 (2.20%) CCIE
10 234 (1.82%) CISM
11 210 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 183 (1.43%) MCITP
13 166 (1.29%) CCA
14 140 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
15 139 (1.08%) CISA
16 137 (1.07%) ISEB
17 133 (1.04%) CCSE
18 132 (1.03%) ACCA
19 131 (1.02%) CCNA
20 113 (0.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 457 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 316 (2.46%) QA
3 245 (1.91%) PCI DSS
4 120 (0.94%) Data Quality
5 118 (0.92%) SLA
6 102 (0.80%) COBIT
7 62 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 28 (0.22%) CRD IV
9 23 (0.18%) Solvency II
10 22 (0.17%) BS25999
11 18 (0.14%) JSP 440
12 17 (0.13%) HIPAA
12 17 (0.13%) EMIR
13 16 (0.12%) ISO 9001
14 13 (0.10%) MiFID
15 12 (0.094%) GCP
16 11 (0.086%) Basel II
17 9 (0.070%) 21 CFR Part 11
17 9 (0.070%) Dodd-Frank
17 9 (0.070%) GPG13
System Software
1 638 (4.97%) Active Directory
2 591 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 405 (3.16%) Hyper-V
4 184 (1.43%) XenApp
5 183 (1.43%) vSphere
6 132 (1.03%) XenDesktop
7 78 (0.61%) vCloud
8 64 (0.50%) XenServer
9 62 (0.48%) VMware ESX
10 48 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
11 31 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
12 27 (0.21%) NFS
12 27 (0.21%) Terminal Services
13 23 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
14 19 (0.15%) IMail Server
15 18 (0.14%) Terminal Server
16 15 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 15 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
17 14 (0.11%) UAG
17 14 (0.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 210 (1.64%) SCCM
2 130 (1.01%) SCOM
3 63 (0.49%) NetBackup
4 62 (0.48%) Tivoli
5 61 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 53 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
7 52 (0.41%) SCVMM
8 50 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
9 44 (0.34%) Puppet
10 33 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 32 (0.25%) Windows Intune
11 32 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 29 (0.23%) Backup Exec
13 25 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
13 25 (0.19%) SCOrch
14 23 (0.18%) SCSM
15 21 (0.16%) Ansible
16 20 (0.16%) XenMobile
16 20 (0.16%) Data Guard
16 20 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2574 (20.06%) SAP
2 2254 (17.57%) Microsoft
3 2028 (15.81%) Oracle
4 1039 (8.10%) Cisco
5 883 (6.88%) VMware
6 524 (4.08%) Juniper
7 476 (3.71%) Citrix
8 454 (3.54%) IBM
9 443 (3.45%) HP
10 360 (2.81%) CheckPoint
11 294 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
12 249 (1.94%) F5
13 196 (1.53%) Cognos
14 184 (1.43%) Tableau
15 179 (1.40%) NetApp
16 174 (1.36%) Informatica
17 166 (1.29%) EMC
18 153 (1.19%) Fortinet
19 138 (1.08%) Adobe
20 129 (1.01%) Hyperion
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