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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 36 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 5814 7177 7203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.71% 6.65% 7.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.07% 7.04% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4680 5552 5696
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
95842 101955 94501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.45% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 80836 83289 79215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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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 2786 £58,000 -3.33% 521
South East -10 1303 £51,000 -2.85% 190
North West -9 338 £45,000 -5.26% 125
West Midlands -6 335 £50,000 -9.09% 77
East of England -14 284 £50,000 - 57
South West -37 220 £50,000 +10.49% 86
Yorkshire +2 208 £45,000 +6.50% 57
East Midlands -6 111 £45,000 +6.50% 34
North East +11 101 £55,000 +25.71% 38
Midlands -15 14 £45,000 -18.18% 1
South Coast -3 1 £62,500 +25.00%
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3458 (27.95%) Finance
2 2519 (20.36%) SAP
3 2150 (17.38%) Microsoft
4 1949 (15.75%) Oracle
5 1836 (14.84%) Degree
6 1721 (13.91%) SQL
7 1457 (11.78%) Project Management
8 1348 (10.90%) Windows
9 1260 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
10 1243 (10.05%) SQL Server
11 1187 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
12 1179 (9.53%) MS Excel
13 1044 (8.44%) Java
14 974 (7.87%) Retail
15 894 (7.23%) Cisco
16 881 (7.12%) CRM
17 878 (7.10%) Banking
18 869 (7.02%) Analytics
19 858 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
20 827 (6.68%) VMware
21 789 (6.38%) Manufacturing
22 788 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
23 736 (5.95%) ERP
24 710 (5.74%) .NET
25 702 (5.67%) Business Development
26 691 (5.59%) Firewall
27 689 (5.57%) Business Analysis
28 651 (5.26%) Security Cleared
29 646 (5.22%) ITIL
30 645 (5.21%) C#

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 435 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 294 (2.38%) IIS
3 286 (2.31%) MS Exchange
4 221 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 203 (1.64%) SAS
6 166 (1.34%) Lync
7 134 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 129 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 111 (0.90%) Tomcat
10 106 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
11 103 (0.83%) NetWeaver
12 101 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
13 97 (0.78%) WebLogic
13 97 (0.78%) JBoss
13 97 (0.78%) Apache
14 63 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
15 59 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 56 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
17 55 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
18 52 (0.42%) CMS
Applications
1 1179 (9.53%) MS Excel
2 305 (2.47%) MS Office
3 139 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 101 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 99 (0.80%) SPSS
6 74 (0.60%) MS Project
7 47 (0.38%) Photoshop
8 33 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 24 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 22 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
11 20 (0.16%) PowerPivot
12 19 (0.15%) InDesign
13 16 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
14 8 (0.065%) InfoPath
15 5 (0.040%) Acrobat
16 4 (0.032%) AutoCAD
16 4 (0.032%) Siemens NX
17 3 (0.024%) PaintShop Pro
18 2 (0.016%) S-PLUS
18 2 (0.016%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 462 (3.73%) Oracle EBS
2 422 (3.41%) SAP MM
3 402 (3.25%) SAP FI
4 386 (3.12%) Oracle EBS R12
5 371 (3.00%) SAP CO
6 370 (2.99%) SAP FI/CO
7 302 (2.44%) SAP SD
8 229 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
9 202 (1.63%) SAP PP
10 184 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
11 175 (1.41%) SAP SCM
12 171 (1.38%) SAP HR
13 150 (1.21%) SAP WM
14 144 (1.16%) SAP APO
15 134 (1.08%) SAP CRM
16 129 (1.04%) SAP PM
17 126 (1.02%) SAP Business One
18 124 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
19 120 (0.97%) SAP HCM
20 112 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 397 (3.21%) SaaS
2 251 (2.03%) Office 365
3 244 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 124 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
5 120 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
6 115 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
7 67 (0.54%) IaaS
8 60 (0.48%) PaaS
9 57 (0.46%) Force.com
10 28 (0.23%) Taleo
10 28 (0.23%) Google Analytics
11 25 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
11 25 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
12 21 (0.17%) Yammer
13 20 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
14 16 (0.13%) Amazon S3
15 13 (0.11%) Boomi
15 13 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
16 6 (0.048%) Mimecast
17 5 (0.040%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 691 (5.59%) Firewall
2 361 (2.92%) SAN
3 356 (2.88%) WAN
4 309 (2.50%) LAN
5 304 (2.46%) Network Security
6 296 (2.39%) TCP/IP
7 273 (2.21%) Internet
8 224 (1.81%) DNS
9 199 (1.61%) Wireless
10 190 (1.54%) OSPF
10 190 (1.54%) BGP
11 173 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
12 146 (1.18%) MPLS
13 139 (1.12%) VPN
14 127 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
15 126 (1.02%) DHCP
16 99 (0.80%) VoIP
17 97 (0.78%) Unified Communications
18 96 (0.78%) NAS
19 94 (0.76%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1243 (10.05%) SQL Server
2 434 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
3 428 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
4 352 (2.85%) Big Data
5 340 (2.75%) Relational Database
6 335 (2.71%) SAP HANA
7 317 (2.56%) SAP BW
8 308 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 269 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 219 (1.77%) SAP BI
11 218 (1.76%) Oracle Database
12 210 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 172 (1.39%) DB2
14 170 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
15 160 (1.29%) QlikView
16 147 (1.19%) Hadoop
17 145 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
18 132 (1.07%) RDBMS
19 131 (1.06%) MySQL
20 125 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 123 (0.99%) Selenium
2 79 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 72 (0.58%) Visual Studio
4 65 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
5 61 (0.49%) Subversion
6 55 (0.44%) Jenkins
7 52 (0.42%) JIRA
8 49 (0.40%) LoadRunner
9 48 (0.39%) Git (software)
9 48 (0.39%) Axure RP
10 47 (0.38%) LSMW
11 39 (0.32%) HP UFT
12 30 (0.24%) Hudson
13 25 (0.20%) Toad
14 23 (0.19%) Cucumber
14 23 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
15 22 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
15 22 (0.18%) Eclipse
16 21 (0.17%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
17 19 (0.15%) PowerDesigner
General
1 3458 (27.95%) Finance
2 974 (7.87%) Retail
3 878 (7.10%) Banking
4 789 (6.38%) Manufacturing
5 604 (4.88%) Marketing
6 483 (3.90%) Telecoms
7 217 (1.75%) Legal
8 210 (1.70%) Back Office
9 197 (1.59%) Retail Banking
10 164 (1.33%) Law
11 154 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 151 (1.22%) Advertising
13 147 (1.19%) German Language
14 138 (1.12%) Billing
15 137 (1.11%) Investment Banking
15 137 (1.11%) Front Office
16 124 (1.00%) French Language
17 110 (0.89%) General Ledger
18 98 (0.79%) Financial Institution
19 83 (0.67%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 710 (5.74%) .NET
2 616 (4.98%) HTML
3 475 (3.84%) XML
4 467 (3.77%) Web Services
5 318 (2.57%) CSS
6 232 (1.88%) ASP.NET
7 210 (1.70%) Middleware
8 201 (1.62%) J2EE
9 178 (1.44%) Oracle Fusion
10 132 (1.07%) SOAP
11 126 (1.02%) jQuery
12 117 (0.95%) HTML5
13 115 (0.93%) WCF
14 108 (0.87%) SAP Basis
15 91 (0.74%) .NET Framework
15 91 (0.74%) Java EE
16 89 (0.72%) Ajax
17 86 (0.70%) Spring
18 85 (0.69%) JSP
18 85 (0.69%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1187 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 576 (4.66%) Computer Science
3 563 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 407 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 240 (1.94%) Data Integration
6 227 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 192 (1.55%) User Experience
8 189 (1.53%) FMCG
9 160 (1.29%) Mathematics
10 147 (1.19%) Visualisation
11 109 (0.88%) Social Media
12 100 (0.81%) Derivative
13 92 (0.74%) Clustering
14 87 (0.70%) Credit Risk
15 85 (0.69%) Hedge funds
15 85 (0.69%) Private Cloud
16 84 (0.68%) Client/Server
16 84 (0.68%) GIS
17 82 (0.66%) Mobile App
18 63 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1348 (10.90%) Windows
2 555 (4.49%) Linux
3 481 (3.89%) UNIX
4 302 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 281 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 146 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 97 (0.78%) Windows 7
8 79 (0.64%) Apple iOS
9 73 (0.59%) Android
10 72 (0.58%) Solaris
11 69 (0.56%) AIX
12 65 (0.53%) Windows 8
13 31 (0.25%) Ubuntu
14 30 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 27 (0.22%) MVS
16 25 (0.20%) CentOS
17 24 (0.19%) Windows XP
18 21 (0.17%) Windows Vista
19 20 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
20 19 (0.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1457 (11.78%) Project Management
2 1260 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
3 881 (7.12%) CRM
4 869 (7.02%) Analytics
5 858 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
6 788 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 736 (5.95%) ERP
8 702 (5.67%) Business Development
9 689 (5.57%) Business Analysis
10 646 (5.22%) ITIL
11 634 (5.12%) Information Security
12 619 (5.00%) Migration
13 509 (4.11%) Mentoring
14 449 (3.63%) Logistics
15 444 (3.59%) Risk Management
16 433 (3.50%) PRINCE2
17 403 (3.26%) Change Management
18 389 (3.14%) Data Management
19 386 (3.12%) Coaching
20 376 (3.04%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1721 (13.91%) SQL
2 1044 (8.44%) Java
3 645 (5.21%) C#
4 587 (4.74%) JavaScript
5 455 (3.68%) ABAP
6 350 (2.83%) C
7 221 (1.79%) Python
8 191 (1.54%) C++
9 172 (1.39%) PHP
10 170 (1.37%) Perl
11 168 (1.36%) PL/SQL
12 164 (1.33%) T-SQL
13 151 (1.22%) PowerShell
14 120 (0.97%) R
15 114 (0.92%) VB
16 106 (0.86%) Ruby
17 103 (0.83%) VB.NET
18 77 (0.62%) VBA
19 68 (0.55%) Bash Shell
20 59 (0.48%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1836 (14.84%) Degree
2 651 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 557 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
4 510 (4.12%) CISSP
5 470 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 418 (3.38%) SC Cleared
7 340 (2.75%) CCNP
8 315 (2.55%) MCSE
9 253 (2.04%) CISM
10 225 (1.82%) CCIE
11 186 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 162 (1.31%) MCITP
13 153 (1.24%) CISA
14 142 (1.15%) CCA
15 140 (1.13%) ISEB
16 135 (1.09%) ACCA
17 124 (1.00%) CCNA
18 120 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
19 107 (0.86%) MCSA
19 107 (0.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 440 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 294 (2.38%) QA
3 255 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 122 (0.99%) Data Quality
5 99 (0.80%) COBIT
6 87 (0.70%) SLA
7 65 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 25 (0.20%) CRD IV
9 24 (0.19%) Solvency II
10 22 (0.18%) BS25999
11 21 (0.17%) JSP 440
12 18 (0.15%) EMIR
13 17 (0.14%) HIPAA
14 14 (0.11%) MiFID
15 13 (0.11%) ISO 9001
15 13 (0.11%) GCP
16 10 (0.081%) 21 CFR Part 11
17 9 (0.073%) Dodd-Frank
18 8 (0.065%) GPG13
18 8 (0.065%) FATCA
System Software
1 580 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 547 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 372 (3.01%) Hyper-V
4 170 (1.37%) vSphere
5 163 (1.32%) XenApp
6 95 (0.77%) XenDesktop
7 84 (0.68%) vCloud
8 75 (0.61%) VMware ESX
9 54 (0.44%) XenServer
10 40 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
11 35 (0.28%) Terminal Services
12 27 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
13 24 (0.19%) IMail Server
13 24 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
14 20 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
14 20 (0.16%) Terminal Server
15 18 (0.15%) NFS
15 18 (0.15%) UAG
16 15 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 14 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 182 (1.47%) SCCM
2 105 (0.85%) SCOM
3 59 (0.48%) NetBackup
3 59 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
4 57 (0.46%) Tivoli
5 53 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
6 44 (0.36%) SCVMM
7 42 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
8 38 (0.31%) Puppet
9 33 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 31 (0.25%) Windows Intune
11 30 (0.24%) SCOrch
11 30 (0.24%) XenMobile
12 29 (0.23%) Backup Exec
13 28 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 27 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
15 25 (0.20%) SCSM
16 23 (0.19%) Data Guard
17 21 (0.17%) AirWatch
18 20 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2519 (20.36%) SAP
2 2150 (17.38%) Microsoft
3 1949 (15.75%) Oracle
4 894 (7.23%) Cisco
5 827 (6.68%) VMware
6 468 (3.78%) IBM
7 466 (3.77%) Citrix
8 419 (3.39%) HP
9 411 (3.32%) Juniper
10 293 (2.37%) CheckPoint
11 277 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
12 202 (1.63%) F5
13 179 (1.45%) NetApp
13 179 (1.45%) Cognos
14 172 (1.39%) Tableau
15 164 (1.33%) EMC
15 164 (1.33%) Informatica
16 134 (1.08%) Sage
17 133 (1.08%) Adobe
18 111 (0.90%) Fortinet
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Extensive Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum Unrivalled benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Citrus Global Ltd
Salary: 15% performance-related bonus, onsite gym, 25 days holiday
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + package, travel expenses
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £90,000 to £115,000 per annum Up to £115,000 + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
FGS Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kent
FGS Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
83Zero
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000. - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Polycom
Salary: Salary, Car, Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car, bonus, pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 12 hours ago