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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 29 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 6884 7163 7529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.60% 7.04% 6.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.97% 7.43% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5453 5480 6132
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
98697 96379 103276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.71% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 82885 78978 89637
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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +5 3271 £57,500 -4.16% 405
South East -3 1558 £55,000 +4.76% 138
North West -5 436 £50,000 +8.69% 82
South West +2 359 £46,000 +8.23% 63
East of England -17 324 £45,000 -10.00% 45
West Midlands -6 316 £55,000 +10.00% 60
Yorkshire -16 267 £45,000 -10.00% 41
East Midlands -30 115 £47,500 - 16
North East +26 67 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Midlands +1 40 £50,000 -20.00% 7
South Coast -3 2 £53,750 -
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3745 (26.55%) Finance
2 2898 (20.54%) SAP
3 2675 (18.96%) Microsoft
4 2290 (16.23%) Oracle
5 2061 (14.61%) SQL
6 1960 (13.89%) Degree
7 1703 (12.07%) Windows
8 1460 (10.35%) Business Intelligence
9 1434 (10.17%) MS Excel
10 1431 (10.14%) Project Management
11 1321 (9.36%) SQL Server
12 1291 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
13 1242 (8.80%) Java
14 1115 (7.90%) CRM
15 1108 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
16 1071 (7.59%) Retail
17 1068 (7.57%) Security Cleared
18 1004 (7.12%) VMware
19 948 (6.72%) Banking
20 928 (6.58%) .NET
21 904 (6.41%) Cisco
22 813 (5.76%) Manufacturing
23 803 (5.69%) ERP
24 787 (5.58%) Telecoms
25 769 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
26 765 (5.42%) Business Development
27 741 (5.25%) C#
28 737 (5.22%) Migration
29 725 (5.14%) Active Directory
30 713 (5.05%) SharePoint

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 713 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 558 (3.96%) MS Exchange
3 345 (2.45%) Lync
4 282 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 260 (1.84%) IIS
6 253 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 244 (1.73%) SAS
8 201 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 193 (1.37%) WebSphere
10 176 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
11 166 (1.18%) Tomcat
12 158 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
13 139 (0.99%) Apache
14 132 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
15 127 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
16 126 (0.89%) WebLogic
17 124 (0.88%) NetWeaver
18 116 (0.82%) JBoss
19 96 (0.68%) CMS
20 80 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1434 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 390 (2.76%) MS Office
3 109 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 72 (0.51%) SPSS
5 68 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 61 (0.43%) MS Project
7 39 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 27 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 17 (0.12%) AutoCAD
10 16 (0.11%) FastStats
11 13 (0.092%) PowerPivot
11 13 (0.092%) Photoshop
12 6 (0.043%) Acrobat
12 6 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
12 6 (0.043%) InDesign
13 5 (0.035%) OmniGraffle
13 5 (0.035%) Mingle
14 4 (0.028%) Adobe Captivate
15 3 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 2 (0.014%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 547 (3.88%) SAP FI
2 534 (3.79%) SAP CO
3 531 (3.76%) SAP FI/CO
4 521 (3.69%) Oracle EBS
5 479 (3.40%) SAP MM
6 467 (3.31%) Oracle EBS R12
7 381 (2.70%) SAP SD
8 326 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
9 224 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
10 213 (1.51%) SAP PP
11 198 (1.40%) SAP SCM
12 194 (1.38%) Oracle Financials
13 192 (1.36%) SAP HR
13 192 (1.36%) SAP WM
14 187 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
15 176 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
15 176 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
16 163 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
17 156 (1.11%) SAP R/3
18 153 (1.08%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 310 (2.20%) SaaS
2 305 (2.16%) Office 365
3 210 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
5 58 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 49 (0.35%) IaaS
7 46 (0.33%) Taleo
8 40 (0.28%) Force.com
9 29 (0.21%) PaaS
10 22 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (0.099%) IBM Blueworks
12 8 (0.057%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.035%) Google Apps
13 5 (0.035%) IBM SmartCloud
13 5 (0.035%) Pure360
14 4 (0.028%) CheetahMail
15 3 (0.021%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.021%) Heroku
16 1 (0.007%) Amazon SQS
16 1 (0.007%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 683 (4.84%) Firewall
2 425 (3.01%) SAN
3 347 (2.46%) Network Security
4 327 (2.32%) TCP/IP
5 313 (2.22%) WAN
6 303 (2.15%) Internet
7 294 (2.08%) LAN
8 255 (1.81%) DNS
9 202 (1.43%) Wireless
10 199 (1.41%) VPN
11 185 (1.31%) Unified Communications
12 176 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
13 164 (1.16%) DHCP
14 139 (0.99%) MPLS
15 137 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
16 124 (0.88%) NetScaler
17 114 (0.81%) BGP
18 107 (0.76%) OSPF
19 104 (0.74%) HTTP
19 104 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1321 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 557 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
3 360 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 352 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 335 (2.37%) Relational Database
6 297 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 286 (2.03%) Big Data
8 282 (2.00%) SAP BW
9 252 (1.79%) Oracle Database
10 250 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
11 238 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
12 198 (1.40%) QlikView
13 194 (1.38%) SAP HANA
14 174 (1.23%) MySQL
15 171 (1.21%) RDBMS
16 164 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
17 162 (1.15%) SAP BI
18 157 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
19 146 (1.04%) OLAP
20 144 (1.02%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 113 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
2 103 (0.73%) LSMW
3 93 (0.66%) Visual Studio
4 80 (0.57%) Selenium
5 78 (0.55%) Eclipse
6 70 (0.50%) Git (software)
7 69 (0.49%) LoadRunner
8 68 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 47 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
10 45 (0.32%) JUnit
11 38 (0.27%) Maven
12 37 (0.26%) Subversion
12 37 (0.26%) Mockito
13 32 (0.23%) JIRA
13 32 (0.23%) JMeter
14 28 (0.20%) Jenkins
15 25 (0.18%) Toad
16 23 (0.16%) Cucumber
17 20 (0.14%) SoapUI
17 20 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3745 (26.55%) Finance
2 1071 (7.59%) Retail
3 948 (6.72%) Banking
4 813 (5.76%) Manufacturing
5 787 (5.58%) Telecoms
6 701 (4.97%) Marketing
7 360 (2.55%) Advertising
8 237 (1.68%) Legal
9 206 (1.46%) Aerospace
10 195 (1.38%) Billing
11 192 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 138 (0.98%) German Language
13 136 (0.96%) General Ledger
14 128 (0.91%) Law
15 124 (0.88%) French Language
16 120 (0.85%) Games
17 117 (0.83%) Investment Banking
18 112 (0.79%) Back Office
19 101 (0.72%) Front Office
20 82 (0.58%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 928 (6.58%) .NET
2 596 (4.23%) HTML
3 585 (4.15%) XML
4 418 (2.96%) Web Services
5 397 (2.81%) CSS
6 269 (1.91%) ASP.NET
7 232 (1.64%) Middleware
8 216 (1.53%) J2EE
9 175 (1.24%) SOAP
9 175 (1.24%) Oracle Fusion
10 156 (1.11%) jQuery
11 155 (1.10%) Spring
12 134 (0.95%) XSLT
13 127 (0.90%) BAPI
13 127 (0.90%) Java EE
14 122 (0.86%) Ajax
15 119 (0.84%) JSP
16 113 (0.80%) EDI
17 111 (0.79%) HTML5
18 90 (0.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1291 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 517 (3.67%) Computer Science
3 354 (2.51%) Management Information System
4 329 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 214 (1.52%) Data Integration
6 185 (1.31%) FMCG
7 178 (1.26%) User Experience
8 174 (1.23%) Social Media
9 164 (1.16%) Mathematics
10 163 (1.16%) GIS
11 135 (0.96%) Clustering
12 121 (0.86%) Open Source
13 111 (0.79%) Visualisation
14 105 (0.74%) Client/Server
15 93 (0.66%) Mobile App
16 90 (0.64%) Blackberry
17 89 (0.63%) NHS
18 85 (0.60%) CESG
19 79 (0.56%) PKI
19 79 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1703 (12.07%) Windows
2 707 (5.01%) Linux
3 557 (3.95%) UNIX
4 453 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 352 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 216 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 163 (1.16%) Windows 7
8 122 (0.86%) Solaris
9 112 (0.79%) Windows 8
10 78 (0.55%) AIX
11 62 (0.44%) Windows XP
12 60 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 51 (0.36%) Windows Vista
13 51 (0.36%) Android
14 50 (0.35%) Apple iOS
15 42 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
16 29 (0.21%) HPUX
17 28 (0.20%) Mac OS X
18 18 (0.13%) Windows 2000
19 17 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1460 (10.35%) Business Intelligence
2 1431 (10.14%) Project Management
3 1115 (7.90%) CRM
4 1108 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
5 803 (5.69%) ERP
6 765 (5.42%) Business Development
7 737 (5.22%) Migration
8 701 (4.97%) ITIL
9 671 (4.76%) Analytics
10 629 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 591 (4.19%) Information Security
12 549 (3.89%) Business Analysis
13 522 (3.70%) Coaching
14 509 (3.61%) Logistics
15 506 (3.59%) ETL
16 489 (3.47%) Mentoring
17 484 (3.43%) SAP Implementation
18 473 (3.35%) Workflow
19 433 (3.07%) PRINCE2
20 401 (2.84%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2061 (14.61%) SQL
2 1242 (8.80%) Java
3 741 (5.25%) C#
4 692 (4.91%) JavaScript
5 618 (4.38%) ABAP
6 340 (2.41%) C
7 302 (2.14%) PL/SQL
8 249 (1.77%) Python
9 219 (1.55%) PowerShell
10 180 (1.28%) PHP
11 177 (1.25%) C++
12 162 (1.15%) Perl
13 141 (1.00%) T-SQL
14 113 (0.80%) Shell Script
15 107 (0.76%) VB
16 101 (0.72%) VBScript
17 92 (0.65%) VBA
18 75 (0.53%) VB.NET
19 73 (0.52%) R
20 72 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1960 (13.89%) Degree
2 1068 (7.57%) Security Cleared
3 709 (5.03%) SC Cleared
4 684 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 518 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
6 451 (3.20%) MCSE
7 395 (2.80%) CISSP
8 328 (2.33%) MCITP
9 325 (2.30%) CCNP
10 324 (2.30%) ISEB
11 288 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 221 (1.57%) CCA
13 210 (1.49%) CCNA
14 186 (1.32%) CCIE
15 178 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
16 176 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 166 (1.18%) CISM
18 153 (1.08%) CIMA
19 151 (1.07%) ACCA
20 149 (1.06%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 456 (3.23%) QA
2 387 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 222 (1.57%) SLA
4 215 (1.52%) PCI DSS
5 110 (0.78%) COBIT
6 107 (0.76%) Data Quality
7 93 (0.66%) ISO 9001
8 84 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 19 (0.13%) EMIR
10 16 (0.11%) HL7
11 15 (0.11%) Basel II
12 14 (0.099%) JSP 440
13 12 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 10 (0.071%) MiFID
15 8 (0.057%) BS25999
15 8 (0.057%) ISO 14001
15 8 (0.057%) GPG13
15 8 (0.057%) Dodd-Frank
16 7 (0.050%) Solvency II
16 7 (0.050%) FATCA
System Software
1 769 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 725 (5.14%) Active Directory
3 513 (3.64%) Hyper-V
4 275 (1.95%) XenApp
5 236 (1.67%) XenDesktop
6 203 (1.44%) vSphere
7 125 (0.89%) VMware ESX
8 84 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
9 71 (0.50%) XenServer
10 64 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 60 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
12 52 (0.37%) vCloud
13 38 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
14 24 (0.17%) NFS
15 21 (0.15%) Xen
16 20 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
16 20 (0.14%) Terminal Services
17 15 (0.11%) Firmware
18 14 (0.099%) ISA Server
19 11 (0.078%) UAG
Systems Management
1 207 (1.47%) SCCM
2 138 (0.98%) SCOM
3 132 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
4 93 (0.66%) SCVMM
5 54 (0.38%) XenMobile
6 44 (0.31%) NetBackup
7 42 (0.30%) Tivoli
8 40 (0.28%) Puppet
9 39 (0.28%) Data Guard
10 38 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
11 36 (0.26%) Backup Exec
12 34 (0.24%) SCOrch
13 33 (0.23%) Nagios
14 32 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 30 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
16 29 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
17 28 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 28 (0.20%) SCDPM
18 23 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
18 23 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2898 (20.54%) SAP
2 2675 (18.96%) Microsoft
3 2290 (16.23%) Oracle
4 1004 (7.12%) VMware
5 904 (6.41%) Cisco
6 637 (4.52%) Citrix
7 573 (4.06%) HP
8 507 (3.59%) IBM
9 375 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
10 372 (2.64%) Business Objects
11 325 (2.30%) NetApp
12 304 (2.16%) CheckPoint
13 302 (2.14%) Juniper
14 246 (1.74%) EMC
15 208 (1.47%) Cognos
16 185 (1.31%) F5
17 183 (1.30%) Siebel
18 175 (1.24%) Hyperion
19 170 (1.21%) Informatica
20 146 (1.04%) Sage
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: Market related
Posted: 9 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £42,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package and Benefits (Depending on
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + sales bonus, 25 days holiday
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance & benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 65000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 50000 plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago