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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 28 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 7176 7024 8292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.72% 7.14% 7.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.12% 7.58% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5550 5540 6655
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 £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
100759 92707 104130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.26% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82433 77843 89539
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -1 3310 £59,000 -1.66% 467
South East 0 1720 £52,500 +5.00% 179
North West -11 459 £47,500 +3.26% 111
East of England 0 404 £50,000 - 61
West Midlands +5 403 £55,000 +9.55% 84
South West +9 343 £47,500 +5.55% 69
Yorkshire -37 234 £42,500 -5.55% 61
East Midlands -32 136 £42,500 -10.52% 25
North East +25 64 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Midlands -2 26 £55,000 -4.34% 3
South Coast +3 4 £50,000 +42.85%
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4087 (27.17%) Finance
2 2891 (19.22%) SAP
3 2660 (17.68%) Microsoft
4 2501 (16.62%) Oracle
5 2228 (14.81%) Degree
6 2185 (14.52%) SQL
7 1655 (11.00%) Project Management
8 1515 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
9 1509 (10.03%) Windows
10 1431 (9.51%) MS Excel
11 1372 (9.12%) SQL Server
12 1343 (8.93%) Java
13 1303 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
14 1144 (7.60%) CRM
15 1097 (7.29%) Security Cleared
16 1081 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
17 1065 (7.08%) Telecoms
18 1045 (6.95%) Business Development
19 1026 (6.82%) .NET
20 985 (6.55%) Retail
21 893 (5.94%) Cisco
22 881 (5.86%) VMware
23 865 (5.75%) Banking
24 846 (5.62%) Marketing
25 813 (5.40%) HTML
26 791 (5.26%) Analytics
27 774 (5.14%) ITIL
28 760 (5.05%) ERP
29 749 (4.98%) JavaScript
30 747 (4.97%) XML

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 697 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 520 (3.46%) MS Exchange
3 338 (2.25%) Lync
4 318 (2.11%) SAS
5 287 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 258 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 237 (1.58%) IIS
8 211 (1.40%) WebSphere
9 200 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
10 187 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 178 (1.18%) NetWeaver
12 173 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
12 173 (1.15%) Tomcat
13 169 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
14 154 (1.02%) WebLogic
15 146 (0.97%) Apache
16 140 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
17 123 (0.82%) CMS
18 70 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2000
19 68 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1431 (9.51%) MS Excel
2 455 (3.02%) MS Office
3 142 (0.94%) SPSS
4 141 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 89 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 53 (0.35%) MS Project
7 21 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 18 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 16 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
10 15 (0.100%) Spreadsheet
11 14 (0.093%) Fireworks
12 13 (0.086%) FastStats
13 12 (0.080%) AutoCAD
14 9 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
15 7 (0.047%) Stata
16 5 (0.033%) Mingle
17 4 (0.027%) PowerPivot
17 4 (0.027%) NASTRAN
18 3 (0.020%) Adobe After Effects
18 3 (0.020%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 537 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
2 511 (3.40%) SAP FI
3 501 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 494 (3.28%) SAP CO
5 491 (3.26%) SAP FI/CO
6 371 (2.47%) SAP MM
7 343 (2.28%) SAP SD
8 327 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
9 229 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
10 223 (1.48%) Oracle General Ledger
11 218 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
12 214 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
13 213 (1.42%) SAP BPC
14 207 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
14 207 (1.38%) Oracle Receivables
15 191 (1.27%) SAP HR
16 184 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
17 172 (1.14%) Oracle Assets
18 166 (1.10%) SAP WM
19 159 (1.06%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 342 (2.27%) SaaS
2 273 (1.81%) Office 365
3 121 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 99 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 75 (0.50%) Force.com
6 63 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
7 49 (0.33%) PaaS
8 43 (0.29%) IaaS
9 37 (0.25%) Taleo
10 33 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.060%) Google Apps
13 7 (0.047%) Pure360
14 5 (0.033%) Heroku
14 5 (0.033%) Joyent
15 4 (0.027%) CheetahMail
16 3 (0.020%) Amazon S3
17 2 (0.013%) Amazon EMR
17 2 (0.013%) GitHub
17 2 (0.013%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 700 (4.65%) Firewall
2 421 (2.80%) SAN
3 384 (2.55%) Internet
4 322 (2.14%) TCP/IP
5 303 (2.01%) Network Security
6 297 (1.97%) WAN
7 290 (1.93%) LAN
8 232 (1.54%) DNS
9 194 (1.29%) Unified Communications
10 170 (1.13%) VPN
11 146 (0.97%) MPLS
11 146 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
12 129 (0.86%) Wireless
13 118 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
14 117 (0.78%) DHCP
15 113 (0.75%) HTTP
16 105 (0.70%) NAS
17 101 (0.67%) VoIP
18 100 (0.66%) NetScaler
19 80 (0.53%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1372 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 580 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
3 384 (2.55%) Relational Database
4 377 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 346 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 322 (2.14%) Oracle Database
7 318 (2.11%) Big Data
8 292 (1.94%) SAP BW
9 265 (1.76%) Oracle BI EE
10 244 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
11 242 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 241 (1.60%) QlikView
13 182 (1.21%) SAP BI
14 178 (1.18%) RDBMS
15 173 (1.15%) SAP HANA
16 161 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
17 155 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
18 145 (0.96%) Hadoop
19 140 (0.93%) OLAP
19 140 (0.93%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 116 (0.77%) Visual Studio
2 109 (0.72%) Eclipse
3 100 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
4 81 (0.54%) Selenium
5 77 (0.51%) LSMW
6 74 (0.49%) LoadRunner
7 59 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 58 (0.39%) Git (software)
9 48 (0.32%) JUnit
10 47 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
11 42 (0.28%) Jenkins
12 40 (0.27%) Toad
13 34 (0.23%) Maven
14 33 (0.22%) Axure RP
15 31 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
16 27 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
16 27 (0.18%) Subversion
17 25 (0.17%) JMeter
18 23 (0.15%) Ant
18 23 (0.15%) CruiseControl
General
1 4087 (27.17%) Finance
2 1065 (7.08%) Telecoms
3 985 (6.55%) Retail
4 865 (5.75%) Banking
5 846 (5.62%) Marketing
6 716 (4.76%) Manufacturing
7 417 (2.77%) Advertising
8 294 (1.95%) Legal
9 231 (1.54%) Billing
10 220 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 156 (1.04%) German Language
12 146 (0.97%) General Ledger
13 134 (0.89%) Back Office
14 128 (0.85%) Front Office
15 124 (0.82%) Investment Banking
16 114 (0.76%) French Language
17 111 (0.74%) Games
18 101 (0.67%) Law
19 93 (0.62%) Aerospace
20 76 (0.51%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1026 (6.82%) .NET
2 813 (5.40%) HTML
3 747 (4.97%) XML
4 579 (3.85%) Web Services
5 507 (3.37%) CSS
6 281 (1.87%) ASP.NET
7 274 (1.82%) J2EE
8 255 (1.69%) SOAP
9 218 (1.45%) Middleware
10 217 (1.44%) HTML5
11 189 (1.26%) jQuery
12 157 (1.04%) XSLT
13 153 (1.02%) Spring
14 149 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
15 145 (0.96%) Ajax
16 124 (0.82%) BAPI
17 108 (0.72%) JSP
17 108 (0.72%) Java EE
18 98 (0.65%) MDX
19 95 (0.63%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1303 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 596 (3.96%) Computer Science
3 419 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 316 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
5 304 (2.02%) User Experience
6 258 (1.71%) Mathematics
7 202 (1.34%) Social Media
8 177 (1.18%) FMCG
9 167 (1.11%) Data Integration
10 165 (1.10%) Open Source
11 161 (1.07%) GIS
12 145 (0.96%) Clustering
13 139 (0.92%) Mobile App
14 130 (0.86%) PKI
15 128 (0.85%) Visualisation
16 113 (0.75%) Client/Server
17 110 (0.73%) RMADS
18 94 (0.62%) Statistics
19 92 (0.61%) NHS
20 91 (0.60%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1509 (10.03%) Windows
2 627 (4.17%) Linux
3 537 (3.57%) UNIX
4 384 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 275 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 200 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 145 (0.96%) Solaris
8 111 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 88 (0.58%) AIX
10 87 (0.58%) Android
11 75 (0.50%) Apple iOS
12 67 (0.45%) Windows 8
13 62 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 58 (0.39%) Windows XP
15 43 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
15 43 (0.29%) Windows Vista
15 43 (0.29%) HPUX
16 31 (0.21%) CentOS
17 25 (0.17%) Mac OS X
18 21 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1655 (11.00%) Project Management
2 1515 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
3 1144 (7.60%) CRM
4 1081 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
5 1045 (6.95%) Business Development
6 791 (5.26%) Analytics
7 774 (5.14%) ITIL
8 760 (5.05%) ERP
9 689 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 688 (4.57%) Migration
11 651 (4.33%) Business Analysis
12 650 (4.32%) Information Security
13 640 (4.25%) Coaching
14 585 (3.89%) Risk Management
15 517 (3.44%) ETL
16 509 (3.38%) Change Management
17 494 (3.28%) PRINCE2
18 478 (3.18%) Workflow
19 471 (3.13%) SAP Implementation
20 465 (3.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2185 (14.52%) SQL
2 1343 (8.93%) Java
3 749 (4.98%) JavaScript
4 740 (4.92%) C#
5 614 (4.08%) ABAP
6 377 (2.51%) C
7 363 (2.41%) PL/SQL
8 242 (1.61%) PHP
9 226 (1.50%) Python
10 221 (1.47%) C++
11 176 (1.17%) PowerShell
12 169 (1.12%) T-SQL
13 151 (1.00%) VB
14 131 (0.87%) Shell Script
15 126 (0.84%) Perl
16 109 (0.72%) VB.NET
17 90 (0.60%) VBScript
18 83 (0.55%) R
19 74 (0.49%) Ruby
20 71 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2228 (14.81%) Degree
2 1097 (7.29%) Security Cleared
3 658 (4.37%) SC Cleared
4 582 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 530 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
6 375 (2.49%) CISSP
7 358 (2.38%) MCSE
8 336 (2.23%) MCITP
9 296 (1.97%) CCNP
10 295 (1.96%) ISEB
11 234 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 211 (1.40%) CCNA
13 194 (1.29%) ACCA
14 193 (1.28%) CIMA
15 182 (1.21%) CISM
16 168 (1.12%) CCA
17 165 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
18 155 (1.03%) CCIE
19 138 (0.92%) DV Cleared
20 131 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 527 (3.50%) QA
2 394 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 259 (1.72%) SLA
4 189 (1.26%) PCI DSS
5 142 (0.94%) COBIT
6 124 (0.82%) Data Quality
7 78 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 53 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 35 (0.23%) HL7
10 26 (0.17%) Basel II
10 26 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 23 (0.15%) JSP 440
12 22 (0.15%) EMIR
13 18 (0.12%) Solvency II
13 18 (0.12%) MiFID
14 14 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
15 13 (0.086%) HMG Infosec
16 10 (0.066%) P3O
17 9 (0.060%) TickIT
17 9 (0.060%) GPG13
System Software
1 687 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 636 (4.23%) Active Directory
3 503 (3.34%) Hyper-V
4 263 (1.75%) XenApp
5 239 (1.59%) XenDesktop
6 144 (0.96%) vSphere
7 117 (0.78%) VMware ESX
8 102 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
9 77 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
10 74 (0.49%) XenServer
11 70 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 49 (0.33%) vCloud
13 40 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
14 32 (0.21%) Terminal Services
15 25 (0.17%) NFS
16 22 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
17 21 (0.14%) Terminal Server
17 21 (0.14%) UAG
18 20 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
19 18 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 226 (1.50%) SCCM
2 150 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 101 (0.67%) SCOM
4 78 (0.52%) SCVMM
5 75 (0.50%) NetBackup
6 59 (0.39%) Data Guard
7 50 (0.33%) Tivoli
8 42 (0.28%) Puppet
8 42 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 41 (0.27%) Backup Exec
10 40 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
11 38 (0.25%) XenMobile
12 36 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 33 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
14 30 (0.20%) SCOrch
14 30 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
14 30 (0.20%) Nagios
15 26 (0.17%) Legato
15 26 (0.17%) OpenView
16 24 (0.16%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2891 (19.22%) SAP
2 2660 (17.68%) Microsoft
3 2501 (16.62%) Oracle
4 893 (5.94%) Cisco
5 881 (5.86%) VMware
6 632 (4.20%) HP
7 583 (3.88%) Citrix
8 525 (3.49%) IBM
9 379 (2.52%) Business Objects
10 374 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
11 323 (2.15%) NetApp
12 318 (2.11%) Juniper
13 304 (2.02%) CheckPoint
14 236 (1.57%) Cognos
15 228 (1.52%) EMC
16 209 (1.39%) Hyperion
17 198 (1.32%) F5
18 189 (1.26%) Informatica
19 165 (1.10%) Siebel
20 161 (1.07%) JBoss
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £66000 per annum + Travel + Benefits
Posted: 49 minutes ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 50 minutes ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Bens - OTE 50,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Midlands
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + OTE 36, 000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum +Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance, benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £78k per year + financial benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus, flexi-benfits, pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus, flexi-benfits, pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus, flexi-benfits, pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago