The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 39 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 5168 6254 7376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.64% 6.10% 6.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.84% 6.34% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3847 4897 5596
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median 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
88424 98706 105739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.31% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75252 82384 86955
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in England

Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -12 2359 £60,000 +4.34% 327
South East -15 935 £50,000 -4.76% 129
West Midlands -3 369 £50,000 -4.76% 46
North West +14 346 £46,000 +2.22% 61
East of England +12 297 £50,000 - 43
Yorkshire +22 237 £47,500 - 41
South West -12 197 £50,000 - 37
East Midlands +10 104 £52,500 +10.52% 18
North East +6 81 £55,000 - 14
Midlands +3 24 £48,000 +1.05% 1
Consultant
UK

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 2992 (27.86%) Finance
2 1819 (16.94%) Microsoft
3 1806 (16.82%) Presales
4 1802 (16.78%) SAP
5 1775 (16.53%) Degree
6 1407 (13.10%) SQL
7 1351 (12.58%) Oracle
8 1139 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
9 1039 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
10 1019 (9.49%) Windows
11 1006 (9.37%) Project Management
12 974 (9.07%) Java
13 968 (9.01%) SQL Server
14 915 (8.52%) MS Excel
15 901 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
16 877 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
17 864 (8.04%) Cybersecurity
18 834 (7.77%) Information Security
19 791 (7.36%) .NET
19 791 (7.36%) Analytics
20 750 (6.98%) Banking
21 738 (6.87%) Retail
22 732 (6.82%) Security Cleared
23 679 (6.32%) Manufacturing
24 676 (6.29%) Cisco
25 667 (6.21%) CRM
26 649 (6.04%) VMware
27 637 (5.93%) C#
28 622 (5.79%) ERP
29 609 (5.67%) CISSP

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 353 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 211 (1.96%) IIS
3 189 (1.76%) SAS
4 178 (1.66%) MS Exchange
5 167 (1.55%) WebSphere
6 165 (1.54%) Skype for Business
7 126 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 122 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 111 (1.03%) JBoss
10 104 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
11 92 (0.86%) WebLogic
12 76 (0.71%) Apache
12 76 (0.71%) NetWeaver
13 71 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
14 70 (0.65%) Apache Spark
15 66 (0.61%) Tomcat
16 65 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
17 64 (0.60%) CMS
18 60 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
19 43 (0.40%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 915 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 311 (2.90%) MS Office
3 162 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 96 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 34 (0.32%) SPSS
6 30 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
7 23 (0.21%) MS Project
8 17 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 16 (0.15%) AutoCAD
10 14 (0.13%) InVision
11 12 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 7 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (0.056%) Adobe Captivate
14 5 (0.047%) InDesign
15 4 (0.037%) S-PLUS
16 3 (0.028%) InfoPath
16 3 (0.028%) Stata
17 2 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
17 2 (0.019%) DOC1
17 2 (0.019%) Revit
Business Applications
1 319 (2.97%) SAP FI
2 311 (2.90%) SAP CO
3 305 (2.84%) SAP FI/CO
4 230 (2.14%) SAP MM
5 222 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
6 214 (1.99%) SAP SD
7 207 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
8 147 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
9 138 (1.28%) SAP PP
10 119 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
11 106 (0.99%) SAP BPC
12 85 (0.79%) SAP Business One
13 77 (0.72%) SAP CRM
14 76 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
14 76 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
15 73 (0.68%) SAP HR
15 73 (0.68%) SAP PS
15 73 (0.68%) SAP WM
16 71 (0.66%) SAP GRC
17 70 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 526 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 435 (4.05%) Office 365
3 372 (3.46%) SaaS
4 216 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
5 134 (1.25%) IaaS
6 96 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
7 83 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 81 (0.75%) PaaS
9 80 (0.74%) Taleo
10 60 (0.56%) Oracle CX
10 60 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
10 60 (0.56%) Yammer
11 49 (0.46%) Force.com
12 45 (0.42%) OneDrive
13 43 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
14 37 (0.34%) Google Analytics
15 36 (0.34%) CloudBees
16 26 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
17 18 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
17 18 (0.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 496 (4.62%) Firewall
2 357 (3.32%) Network Security
3 254 (2.36%) WAN
4 232 (2.16%) LAN
5 202 (1.88%) Wireless
6 199 (1.85%) Internet
7 195 (1.82%) VPN
8 193 (1.80%) SAN
9 180 (1.68%) TCP/IP
10 166 (1.55%) MPLS
11 151 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
12 124 (1.15%) DNS
13 115 (1.07%) BGP
13 115 (1.07%) SSL
14 114 (1.06%) Unified Communications
15 92 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
16 91 (0.85%) OSPF
16 91 (0.85%) VoIP
17 88 (0.82%) Skype
18 65 (0.61%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 968 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 416 (3.87%) Big Data
3 330 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
4 320 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 312 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
6 272 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 266 (2.48%) SAP HANA
8 257 (2.39%) Relational Database
9 228 (2.12%) SAP BW
10 219 (2.04%) Hadoop
11 215 (2.00%) QlikView
12 178 (1.66%) Oracle Database
13 171 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 166 (1.55%) SAP BI
15 136 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
16 131 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
17 110 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
18 109 (1.01%) Power BI
19 104 (0.97%) DB2
20 100 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 138 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 111 (1.03%) Git (software)
3 110 (1.02%) LSMW
4 89 (0.83%) Selenium
5 80 (0.74%) Visual Studio
6 64 (0.60%) SoapUI
7 60 (0.56%) JIRA
8 58 (0.54%) Ranorex
9 57 (0.53%) Maven
10 56 (0.52%) JUnit
11 54 (0.50%) Cucumber
12 49 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
13 45 (0.42%) Subversion
14 33 (0.31%) JMeter
15 31 (0.29%) Axure RP
16 30 (0.28%) Appium
17 29 (0.27%) TeamCity
18 28 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
19 26 (0.24%) Gatling
20 24 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2992 (27.86%) Finance
2 750 (6.98%) Banking
3 738 (6.87%) Retail
4 679 (6.32%) Manufacturing
5 553 (5.15%) Marketing
6 499 (4.65%) Telecoms
7 270 (2.51%) Legal
8 204 (1.90%) Publishing
9 194 (1.81%) Advertising
10 143 (1.33%) Billing
10 143 (1.33%) Investment Banking
11 136 (1.27%) Back Office
12 133 (1.24%) Games
13 125 (1.16%) Financial Institution
14 119 (1.11%) Law
15 112 (1.04%) Front Office
16 92 (0.86%) General Ledger
17 81 (0.75%) French Language
18 76 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
19 72 (0.67%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 791 (7.36%) .NET
2 525 (4.89%) HTML
3 432 (4.02%) XML
4 352 (3.28%) Web Services
5 313 (2.91%) CSS
6 209 (1.95%) ASP.NET
7 172 (1.60%) Middleware
8 131 (1.22%) jQuery
9 119 (1.11%) .NET Framework
9 119 (1.11%) J2EE
10 117 (1.09%) EDI
11 114 (1.06%) SOAP
12 106 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
13 91 (0.85%) HTML5
14 77 (0.72%) Java EE
15 75 (0.70%) Ajax
16 69 (0.64%) SAP Basis
17 68 (0.63%) REST
17 68 (0.63%) WCF
18 67 (0.62%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1039 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
2 496 (4.62%) Data Centre
3 457 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 367 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 237 (2.21%) Visualisation
6 198 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
7 183 (1.70%) Mathematics
8 179 (1.67%) PKI
9 168 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
10 145 (1.35%) Driving Licence
11 132 (1.23%) User Experience
12 114 (1.06%) CESG
13 113 (1.05%) Clustering
14 112 (1.04%) Fintech
15 96 (0.89%) Social Media
16 92 (0.86%) Derivative
17 86 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 81 (0.75%) iPad
19 74 (0.69%) Mobile App
20 73 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1019 (9.49%) Windows
2 515 (4.80%) Linux
3 417 (3.88%) Windows Server
4 365 (3.40%) Unix
5 248 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 233 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 130 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 75 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 75 (0.70%) Solaris
9 70 (0.65%) Ubuntu
10 63 (0.59%) CentOS
11 59 (0.55%) Windows 7
12 56 (0.52%) Windows 8
13 43 (0.40%) Android
14 33 (0.31%) Windows XP
15 30 (0.28%) Mac OS X
16 28 (0.26%) Windows 10
17 27 (0.25%) Apple iOS
18 25 (0.23%) AIX
19 23 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1806 (16.82%) Presales
2 1139 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
3 1006 (9.37%) Project Management
4 901 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
5 877 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 864 (8.04%) Cybersecurity
7 834 (7.77%) Information Security
8 791 (7.36%) Analytics
9 667 (6.21%) CRM
10 622 (5.79%) ERP
11 607 (5.65%) ITIL
12 526 (4.90%) Mentoring
13 503 (4.68%) Business Analysis
14 488 (4.54%) Risk Management
15 460 (4.28%) Migration
16 458 (4.26%) Business Development
17 394 (3.67%) Security Architecture
18 365 (3.40%) Change Management
19 326 (3.04%) ETL
20 325 (3.03%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1407 (13.10%) SQL
2 974 (9.07%) Java
3 637 (5.93%) C#
4 530 (4.93%) JavaScript
5 340 (3.17%) C
6 319 (2.97%) Python
7 314 (2.92%) ABAP
8 251 (2.34%) C++
9 191 (1.78%) PL/SQL
10 145 (1.35%) PowerShell
11 135 (1.26%) T-SQL
12 134 (1.25%) Ruby
13 127 (1.18%) VB.NET
14 114 (1.06%) Perl
15 106 (0.99%) PHP
16 98 (0.91%) R
17 94 (0.88%) VBA
18 93 (0.87%) Scala
19 73 (0.68%) Bash Shell
20 61 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1775 (16.53%) Degree
2 732 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 609 (5.67%) CISSP
4 528 (4.92%) SC Cleared
5 411 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
6 344 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 310 (2.89%) CISM
8 273 (2.54%) CCNP
9 251 (2.34%) MCSE
10 219 (2.04%) CISA
11 168 (1.56%) CCIE
12 151 (1.41%) CCNA
13 132 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 130 (1.21%) CESG Certified Professional
15 128 (1.19%) DV Cleared
16 125 (1.16%) CLAS
17 120 (1.12%) CREST Certified
18 114 (1.06%) ACCA
19 94 (0.88%) MCSA
20 92 (0.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 568 (5.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 364 (3.39%) PCI DSS
3 262 (2.44%) QA
4 141 (1.31%) Data Quality
5 124 (1.15%) COBIT
6 122 (1.14%) SLA
7 90 (0.84%) ISO22301
8 87 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 60 (0.56%) ISO27002
10 50 (0.47%) RMADS
11 47 (0.44%) ISO 9001
12 44 (0.41%) ISO27005
13 40 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 21 (0.20%) ISO 14001
15 14 (0.13%) MiFID
16 12 (0.11%) BS25999
17 11 (0.10%) ISAE 3402
18 8 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
18 8 (0.074%) EMIR
19 7 (0.065%) Solvency II
System Software
1 552 (5.14%) Active Directory
2 407 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 304 (2.83%) Hyper-V
4 139 (1.29%) vSphere
5 135 (1.26%) XenApp
6 94 (0.88%) XenDesktop
7 66 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
8 61 (0.57%) Docker
9 60 (0.56%) vCloud
10 38 (0.35%) VMware ESX
11 37 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
12 33 (0.31%) XenServer
13 26 (0.24%) Terminal Services
14 21 (0.20%) HDFS
15 20 (0.19%) IMail Server
15 20 (0.19%) NFS
16 15 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 15 (0.14%) VirtualBox
17 14 (0.13%) Xen
18 13 (0.12%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 121 (1.13%) SCCM
2 99 (0.92%) Puppet
3 71 (0.66%) Ansible
4 70 (0.65%) SCOM
5 57 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
7 43 (0.40%) SCVMM
8 42 (0.39%) vRealize
9 41 (0.38%) QRadar
10 28 (0.26%) Nagios
11 26 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
12 21 (0.20%) SCDPM
13 20 (0.19%) Data Guard
14 19 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
14 19 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
14 19 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 19 (0.18%) SCOrch
15 17 (0.16%) RSA Archer
15 17 (0.16%) XenMobile
16 16 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1819 (16.94%) Microsoft
2 1802 (16.78%) SAP
3 1351 (12.58%) Oracle
4 676 (6.29%) Cisco
5 649 (6.04%) VMware
6 333 (3.10%) Citrix
7 294 (2.74%) IBM
8 269 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
9 245 (2.28%) HP
10 236 (2.20%) Tableau
11 228 (2.12%) Juniper
12 181 (1.69%) CheckPoint
13 163 (1.52%) Informatica
14 159 (1.48%) ServiceNow
15 146 (1.36%) Sage
16 144 (1.34%) F5
17 128 (1.19%) ArcSight
18 118 (1.10%) Google
19 116 (1.08%) NetApp
20 111 (1.03%) Hyperion
Watford, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum Comprehensive benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum Comprehensive benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Commission + Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £38000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Greater Manchester
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago