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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 27 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 7171 7320 7693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.80% 7.08% 7.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.19% 7.47% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5633 5675 6222
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 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
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
99690 97976 104297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.56% 94.72% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 83416 81352 90186
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 £26,500 £26,500
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +4 3349 £57,500 -4.16% 451
South East -4 1609 £55,000 +4.76% 176
North West -1 486 £50,000 +5.26% 90
South West +2 408 £45,500 +1.11% 85
West Midlands +1 374 £55,000 +10.00% 70
East of England -18 329 £47,500 -5.00% 50
Yorkshire -14 287 £45,000 -5.26% 63
East Midlands -21 129 £47,000 -1.05% 32
North East +28 73 £57,500 +15.00% 19
Midlands +1 37 £55,000 -21.42% 4
South Coast 0 2 £53,750 -
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 3838 (26.67%) Finance
2 2930 (20.36%) SAP
3 2635 (18.31%) Microsoft
4 2309 (16.04%) Oracle
5 2019 (14.03%) SQL
6 2012 (13.98%) Degree
7 1608 (11.17%) Windows
8 1477 (10.26%) Project Management
9 1449 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
10 1413 (9.82%) MS Excel
11 1296 (9.01%) SQL Server
12 1246 (8.66%) Java
13 1234 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
14 1132 (7.87%) CRM
15 1125 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
16 1108 (7.70%) Security Cleared
17 1081 (7.51%) Retail
18 968 (6.73%) VMware
19 962 (6.68%) Banking
20 936 (6.50%) .NET
21 887 (6.16%) Cisco
22 856 (5.95%) Telecoms
23 818 (5.68%) Business Development
24 792 (5.50%) ERP
25 763 (5.30%) Manufacturing
26 759 (5.27%) VMware Infrastructure
27 747 (5.19%) Marketing
28 740 (5.14%) C#
29 735 (5.11%) SC Cleared
30 734 (5.10%) Migration

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 659 (4.58%) SharePoint
2 576 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 361 (2.51%) Lync
4 299 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 270 (1.88%) SAS
6 263 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 242 (1.68%) IIS
8 195 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 190 (1.32%) WebSphere
10 181 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
11 166 (1.15%) Tomcat
12 158 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
13 148 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
14 139 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
15 137 (0.95%) NetWeaver
15 137 (0.95%) Apache
16 135 (0.94%) WebLogic
17 124 (0.86%) JBoss
18 104 (0.72%) CMS
19 84 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1413 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 419 (2.91%) MS Office
3 113 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 93 (0.65%) SPSS
5 62 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 57 (0.40%) MS Project
7 30 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 20 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 19 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 17 (0.12%) FastStats
11 14 (0.097%) AutoCAD
12 9 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
13 8 (0.056%) Fireworks
14 7 (0.049%) OmniGraffle
15 6 (0.042%) PowerPivot
15 6 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 6 (0.042%) Acrobat
15 6 (0.042%) InDesign
16 5 (0.035%) Mingle
17 4 (0.028%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 555 (3.86%) SAP FI
2 543 (3.77%) SAP CO
3 540 (3.75%) SAP FI/CO
4 508 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
5 469 (3.26%) Oracle EBS R12
6 460 (3.20%) SAP MM
7 347 (2.41%) SAP SD
8 317 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
9 222 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
10 200 (1.39%) SAP PP
11 197 (1.37%) SAP HR
11 197 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
12 193 (1.34%) Oracle General Ledger
13 190 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
14 189 (1.31%) SAP SCM
15 186 (1.29%) SAP WM
16 184 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
17 181 (1.26%) SAP BPC
18 179 (1.24%) Oracle Payables
19 155 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 302 (2.10%) SaaS
2 287 (1.99%) Office 365
3 164 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 59 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
5 58 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 49 (0.34%) Force.com
7 47 (0.33%) IaaS
8 43 (0.30%) Taleo
9 32 (0.22%) PaaS
10 24 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (0.069%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.069%) IBM Blueworks
12 6 (0.042%) Google Apps
13 5 (0.035%) Heroku
13 5 (0.035%) Pure360
14 4 (0.028%) CheetahMail
14 4 (0.028%) IBM SmartCloud
15 3 (0.021%) Amazon S3
16 2 (0.014%) OpenShift
16 2 (0.014%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 671 (4.66%) Firewall
2 428 (2.97%) SAN
3 319 (2.22%) Internet
4 317 (2.20%) Network Security
5 314 (2.18%) TCP/IP
6 303 (2.11%) WAN
7 283 (1.97%) LAN
8 249 (1.73%) DNS
9 196 (1.36%) Unified Communications
10 180 (1.25%) VPN
11 179 (1.24%) Wireless
12 177 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
13 157 (1.09%) DHCP
14 149 (1.04%) MPLS
15 133 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
16 127 (0.88%) NetScaler
17 105 (0.73%) HTTP
18 103 (0.72%) BGP
19 99 (0.69%) OSPF
20 98 (0.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1296 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 539 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
3 338 (2.35%) Relational Database
4 337 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 323 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 283 (1.97%) SAP BW
7 277 (1.92%) Big Data
8 263 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 263 (1.83%) Oracle BI EE
9 258 (1.79%) Oracle Database
10 255 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
11 189 (1.31%) SAP HANA
12 182 (1.26%) QlikView
13 172 (1.20%) SAP BI
14 167 (1.16%) RDBMS
15 166 (1.15%) MySQL
16 158 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
17 152 (1.06%) OLAP
18 140 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
19 135 (0.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 110 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
2 105 (0.73%) Visual Studio
3 98 (0.68%) Eclipse
4 91 (0.63%) LSMW
5 80 (0.56%) Selenium
6 72 (0.50%) Git (software)
7 69 (0.48%) LoadRunner
8 66 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 48 (0.33%) JUnit
10 46 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
11 39 (0.27%) Maven
12 37 (0.26%) Subversion
13 35 (0.24%) Mockito
14 31 (0.22%) JMeter
15 30 (0.21%) JIRA
15 30 (0.21%) Jenkins
16 28 (0.19%) Toad
17 23 (0.16%) Cucumber
18 21 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
19 19 (0.13%) FitNesse
General
1 3838 (26.67%) Finance
2 1081 (7.51%) Retail
3 962 (6.68%) Banking
4 856 (5.95%) Telecoms
5 763 (5.30%) Manufacturing
6 747 (5.19%) Marketing
7 363 (2.52%) Advertising
8 256 (1.78%) Legal
9 209 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 198 (1.38%) Billing
11 183 (1.27%) Aerospace
12 146 (1.01%) German Language
13 144 (1.00%) General Ledger
14 125 (0.87%) Law
15 120 (0.83%) Investment Banking
16 116 (0.81%) French Language
17 115 (0.80%) Front Office
18 114 (0.79%) Back Office
19 99 (0.69%) Games
20 88 (0.61%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 936 (6.50%) .NET
2 629 (4.37%) HTML
2 629 (4.37%) XML
3 453 (3.15%) Web Services
4 403 (2.80%) CSS
5 255 (1.77%) ASP.NET
6 233 (1.62%) Middleware
7 229 (1.59%) J2EE
8 191 (1.33%) SOAP
9 169 (1.17%) jQuery
10 168 (1.17%) Oracle Fusion
11 155 (1.08%) Spring
12 138 (0.96%) HTML5
13 137 (0.95%) XSLT
14 130 (0.90%) BAPI
15 123 (0.85%) Ajax
16 121 (0.84%) Java EE
17 108 (0.75%) JSP
18 106 (0.74%) EDI
19 77 (0.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1234 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 535 (3.72%) Computer Science
3 357 (2.48%) Management Information System
4 319 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 200 (1.39%) User Experience
6 199 (1.38%) Data Integration
7 197 (1.37%) Mathematics
8 187 (1.30%) FMCG
9 168 (1.17%) Social Media
10 166 (1.15%) GIS
11 144 (1.00%) Clustering
12 128 (0.89%) Open Source
13 106 (0.74%) Client/Server
14 105 (0.73%) Visualisation
15 99 (0.69%) Mobile App
15 99 (0.69%) PKI
16 98 (0.68%) Blackberry
17 87 (0.60%) NHS
18 80 (0.56%) CESG
19 76 (0.53%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 1608 (11.17%) Windows
2 639 (4.44%) Linux
3 519 (3.61%) UNIX
4 423 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 327 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 216 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 137 (0.95%) Solaris
7 137 (0.95%) Windows 7
8 96 (0.67%) Windows 8
9 80 (0.56%) AIX
10 72 (0.50%) Android
11 61 (0.42%) Apple iOS
12 59 (0.41%) Windows XP
13 55 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 46 (0.32%) Windows Vista
15 43 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
16 36 (0.25%) HPUX
17 29 (0.20%) Mac OS X
18 24 (0.17%) CentOS
19 20 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1477 (10.26%) Project Management
2 1449 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
3 1132 (7.87%) CRM
4 1125 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
5 818 (5.68%) Business Development
6 792 (5.50%) ERP
7 734 (5.10%) Migration
8 724 (5.03%) ITIL
9 674 (4.68%) Analytics
10 648 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 598 (4.16%) Information Security
12 576 (4.00%) Business Analysis
13 547 (3.80%) Coaching
14 500 (3.47%) ETL
15 495 (3.44%) SAP Implementation
16 478 (3.32%) PRINCE2
17 464 (3.22%) Logistics
18 463 (3.22%) Workflow
19 449 (3.12%) Mentoring
20 418 (2.90%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2019 (14.03%) SQL
2 1246 (8.66%) Java
3 740 (5.14%) C#
4 685 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 608 (4.22%) ABAP
6 348 (2.42%) C
7 307 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 248 (1.72%) Python
9 204 (1.42%) PowerShell
10 188 (1.31%) PHP
11 182 (1.26%) C++
12 151 (1.05%) Perl
13 141 (0.98%) T-SQL
14 113 (0.79%) Shell Script
15 110 (0.76%) VB
16 99 (0.69%) VBScript
17 89 (0.62%) VBA
18 84 (0.58%) VB.NET
19 75 (0.52%) Ruby
19 75 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 2012 (13.98%) Degree
2 1108 (7.70%) Security Cleared
3 735 (5.11%) SC Cleared
4 641 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 514 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 429 (2.98%) MCSE
7 394 (2.74%) CISSP
8 347 (2.41%) MCITP
9 346 (2.40%) ISEB
10 320 (2.22%) CCNP
11 280 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 224 (1.56%) CCA
13 213 (1.48%) CCNA
14 189 (1.31%) CCIE
15 188 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
16 176 (1.22%) CISM
17 171 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 169 (1.17%) CIMA
19 166 (1.15%) ACCA
20 136 (0.95%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 487 (3.38%) QA
2 386 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 232 (1.61%) SLA
4 225 (1.56%) PCI DSS
5 122 (0.85%) COBIT
6 111 (0.77%) Data Quality
7 86 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 83 (0.58%) ISO 9001
9 18 (0.13%) JSP 440
9 18 (0.13%) EMIR
10 17 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 15 (0.10%) Basel II
12 13 (0.090%) HL7
13 12 (0.083%) MiFID
14 10 (0.069%) GPG13
15 9 (0.063%) Dodd-Frank
16 8 (0.056%) Solvency II
17 7 (0.049%) FATCA
17 7 (0.049%) BS25999
17 7 (0.049%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 759 (5.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 713 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 514 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 271 (1.88%) XenApp
5 244 (1.70%) XenDesktop
6 189 (1.31%) vSphere
7 127 (0.88%) VMware ESX
8 95 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 68 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 66 (0.46%) XenServer
11 58 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
12 50 (0.35%) vCloud
13 40 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
14 27 (0.19%) NFS
15 23 (0.16%) Firmware
16 22 (0.15%) Xen
17 21 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
18 18 (0.13%) Terminal Services
19 15 (0.10%) KVM
20 13 (0.090%) UAG
Systems Management
1 210 (1.46%) SCCM
2 153 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
3 118 (0.82%) SCOM
4 97 (0.67%) SCVMM
5 53 (0.37%) XenMobile
6 51 (0.35%) NetBackup
7 46 (0.32%) Puppet
8 42 (0.29%) Data Guard
9 40 (0.28%) Tivoli
10 37 (0.26%) Backup Exec
10 37 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
11 36 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 33 (0.23%) Nagios
13 31 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 31 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
14 30 (0.21%) SCOrch
15 24 (0.17%) SCDPM
15 24 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
16 20 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
17 19 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2930 (20.36%) SAP
2 2635 (18.31%) Microsoft
3 2309 (16.04%) Oracle
4 968 (6.73%) VMware
5 887 (6.16%) Cisco
6 638 (4.43%) Citrix
7 595 (4.13%) HP
8 504 (3.50%) IBM
9 384 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
10 375 (2.61%) Business Objects
11 320 (2.22%) NetApp
12 286 (1.99%) Juniper
13 284 (1.97%) CheckPoint
14 251 (1.74%) EMC
15 204 (1.42%) Hyperion
16 191 (1.33%) Cognos
17 187 (1.30%) Siebel
18 185 (1.29%) F5
19 162 (1.13%) Informatica
20 144 (1.00%) Sage
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35k OTE
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Share Options
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
LEXSTRA
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + FS Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £110,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 8 hours ago