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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 43 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 5186 6300 6813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.55% 6.44% 6.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.77% 6.67% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4052 4921 5182
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
89882 94415 94645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.13% 96.49% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 76200 78954 76880
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(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 -14 2387 £60,000 - 533
South East -7 1074 £55,000 +4.76% 185
East of England +16 383 £54,000 +20.00% 58
North West -4 278 £45,000 -9.09% 111
West Midlands -1 266 £52,500 -4.54% 78
Yorkshire +25 261 £41,250 -8.33% 53
South West -33 209 £50,000 +5.26% 72
East Midlands +6 134 £45,500 -4.21% 28
North East -13 21 £52,500 +20.00% 11
Midlands -3 19 £63,750 +27.50% 3
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2894 (26.99%) Finance
2 2101 (19.59%) Microsoft
3 1845 (17.21%) SAP
4 1822 (16.99%) Presales
5 1756 (16.38%) Degree
6 1514 (14.12%) SQL
7 1490 (13.90%) Oracle
8 1226 (11.43%) Project Management
9 1181 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
10 1130 (10.54%) Windows
11 1097 (10.23%) MS Excel
12 1085 (10.12%) SQL Server
13 1021 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
14 898 (8.37%) Agile Software Development
15 887 (8.27%) Java
16 761 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
17 756 (7.05%) Analytics
18 749 (6.98%) CRM
19 727 (6.78%) Cisco
20 703 (6.56%) VMware
21 687 (6.41%) .NET
22 684 (6.38%) ERP
23 638 (5.95%) Banking
24 631 (5.88%) Retail
25 621 (5.79%) Information Security
26 619 (5.77%) Active Directory
27 600 (5.60%) C#
28 587 (5.47%) Manufacturing
29 564 (5.26%) ITIL
30 562 (5.24%) Migration

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 300 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 280 (2.61%) MS Exchange
3 275 (2.56%) IIS
4 211 (1.97%) SAS
5 168 (1.57%) Skype for Business
6 140 (1.31%) WebSphere
7 125 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 119 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
9 94 (0.88%) WebLogic
10 75 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
11 74 (0.69%) JBoss
12 66 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
13 63 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
14 61 (0.57%) Tomcat
15 59 (0.55%) NetWeaver
16 51 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
17 50 (0.47%) Apache
17 50 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
18 45 (0.42%) Apache Spark
19 42 (0.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 1097 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 316 (2.95%) MS Office
3 144 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 83 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 41 (0.38%) MS Project
6 38 (0.35%) SPSS
7 18 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
8 16 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 14 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 13 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 13 (0.12%) S-PLUS
11 10 (0.093%) InfoPath
12 5 (0.047%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.037%) InDesign
13 4 (0.037%) Revit
14 2 (0.019%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.019%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.019%) Siemens NX
15 1 (0.009%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 276 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 273 (2.55%) Oracle EBS
3 266 (2.48%) SAP FI
4 261 (2.43%) SAP MM
5 258 (2.41%) SAP CO
6 251 (2.34%) SAP FI/CO
7 244 (2.28%) Oracle EBS R12
8 223 (2.08%) SAP SD
9 210 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
10 171 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
11 144 (1.34%) SAP PP
12 137 (1.28%) SAP HR
13 120 (1.12%) SAP WM
14 107 (1.00%) SAP SCM
15 105 (0.98%) SAP PM
16 101 (0.94%) SAP HCM
17 95 (0.89%) Oracle 11i
18 92 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
19 90 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
20 82 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 373 (3.48%) SaaS
2 341 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 328 (3.06%) Office 365
4 155 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
5 115 (1.07%) IaaS
6 110 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
7 97 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
8 73 (0.68%) PaaS
9 63 (0.59%) Force.com
10 51 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
11 39 (0.36%) Taleo
12 31 (0.29%) Google Analytics
13 27 (0.25%) GitHub
14 24 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
15 22 (0.21%) Boomi
16 19 (0.18%) Yammer
17 18 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
18 14 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
18 14 (0.13%) iPaaS
18 14 (0.13%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 516 (4.81%) Firewall
2 306 (2.85%) Network Security
3 286 (2.67%) WAN
4 280 (2.61%) SAN
5 269 (2.51%) LAN
6 222 (2.07%) Internet
7 219 (2.04%) Wireless
8 214 (2.00%) TCP/IP
9 192 (1.79%) VPN
10 183 (1.71%) DNS
11 145 (1.35%) MPLS
12 129 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
13 109 (1.02%) Unified Communications
14 108 (1.01%) BGP
15 97 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
16 96 (0.90%) OSPF
17 88 (0.82%) SSL
18 79 (0.74%) DHCP
19 72 (0.67%) IPsec
20 66 (0.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1085 (10.12%) SQL Server
2 428 (3.99%) Big Data
3 388 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
4 328 (3.06%) Relational Database
5 282 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 278 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 257 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
8 232 (2.16%) SAP HANA
9 226 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 208 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 205 (1.91%) Oracle Database
12 193 (1.80%) Hadoop
13 177 (1.65%) QlikView
14 157 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
15 136 (1.27%) Data Mining
16 127 (1.18%) SAP BW
17 121 (1.13%) SAP BI
18 118 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
19 109 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
20 107 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 120 (1.12%) Selenium
2 99 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 98 (0.91%) Jenkins
4 82 (0.76%) JIRA
5 75 (0.70%) Visual Studio
6 74 (0.69%) Subversion
7 70 (0.65%) Git (software)
8 52 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
9 48 (0.45%) JUnit
10 45 (0.42%) SoapUI
11 44 (0.41%) Maven
12 43 (0.40%) LSMW
13 41 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
14 36 (0.34%) Ranorex
15 34 (0.32%) Hudson
16 33 (0.31%) HP UFT
17 32 (0.30%) Axure RP
18 31 (0.29%) Bugzilla
18 31 (0.29%) Toad
19 30 (0.28%) LoadRunner
General
1 2894 (26.99%) Finance
2 638 (5.95%) Banking
3 631 (5.88%) Retail
4 587 (5.47%) Manufacturing
5 510 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 458 (4.27%) Marketing
7 205 (1.91%) Advertising
7 205 (1.91%) Legal
8 163 (1.52%) Law
9 153 (1.43%) Back Office
10 139 (1.30%) Games
11 126 (1.18%) Front Office
12 125 (1.17%) Billing
13 120 (1.12%) German Language
14 117 (1.09%) Investment Banking
15 107 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
16 94 (0.88%) French Language
17 82 (0.76%) Financial Institution
18 64 (0.60%) General Ledger
19 60 (0.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 687 (6.41%) .NET
2 479 (4.47%) HTML
3 438 (4.08%) XML
4 380 (3.54%) Web Services
5 205 (1.91%) CSS
6 182 (1.70%) ASP.NET
7 169 (1.58%) J2EE
8 163 (1.52%) Middleware
9 141 (1.31%) .NET Framework
10 111 (1.04%) HTML5
11 109 (1.02%) SOAP
12 100 (0.93%) Spring
13 85 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
14 84 (0.78%) REST
15 81 (0.76%) SAP Basis
16 79 (0.74%) BAPI
17 69 (0.64%) WCF
18 68 (0.63%) AngularJS
19 67 (0.62%) XSLT
20 66 (0.62%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1181 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 529 (4.93%) Data Centre
3 515 (4.80%) Computer Science
4 284 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 202 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
6 196 (1.83%) Visualisation
7 185 (1.73%) Mathematics
8 132 (1.23%) Data Integration
9 120 (1.12%) User Experience
10 112 (1.04%) Driving Licence
11 101 (0.94%) Social Media
12 98 (0.91%) Derivative
13 96 (0.90%) Fixed Income
13 96 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
14 91 (0.85%) Clustering
15 90 (0.84%) FMCG
16 75 (0.70%) Private Cloud
17 71 (0.66%) Mobile App
18 70 (0.65%) Credit Risk
18 70 (0.65%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1130 (10.54%) Windows
2 543 (5.06%) Windows Server
3 468 (4.36%) Linux
4 304 (2.84%) Unix
5 296 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 285 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 128 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 106 (0.99%) Android
9 80 (0.75%) Apple iOS
10 78 (0.73%) Windows 7
11 49 (0.46%) Solaris
12 44 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 36 (0.34%) Windows Phone
14 34 (0.32%) OS/400
15 33 (0.31%) Windows XP
16 32 (0.30%) Windows 10
17 28 (0.26%) Windows 8
18 25 (0.23%) CentOS
19 21 (0.20%) AIX
20 19 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1822 (16.99%) Presales
2 1226 (11.43%) Project Management
3 1021 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 898 (8.37%) Agile Software Development
5 761 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 756 (7.05%) Analytics
7 749 (6.98%) CRM
8 684 (6.38%) ERP
9 621 (5.79%) Information Security
10 564 (5.26%) ITIL
11 562 (5.24%) Migration
12 528 (4.92%) Business Analysis
13 514 (4.79%) Business Development
14 488 (4.55%) Mentoring
15 471 (4.39%) Cybersecurity
16 469 (4.37%) Risk Management
17 415 (3.87%) ETL
18 346 (3.23%) Logistics
19 340 (3.17%) Change Management
20 305 (2.84%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1514 (14.12%) SQL
2 887 (8.27%) Java
3 600 (5.60%) C#
4 559 (5.21%) JavaScript
5 306 (2.85%) Python
6 292 (2.72%) C
7 201 (1.87%) ABAP
8 199 (1.86%) C++
9 191 (1.78%) PL/SQL
10 138 (1.29%) PowerShell
11 126 (1.18%) Perl
12 123 (1.15%) T-SQL
13 121 (1.13%) R
14 112 (1.04%) VBA
15 90 (0.84%) VB.NET
16 85 (0.79%) Ruby
17 80 (0.75%) PHP
18 70 (0.65%) Scala
19 64 (0.60%) VB
20 56 (0.52%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1756 (16.38%) Degree
2 532 (4.96%) CISSP
3 519 (4.84%) Security Cleared
4 483 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 469 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
6 388 (3.62%) SC Cleared
7 332 (3.10%) MCSE
8 292 (2.72%) CCNP
9 261 (2.43%) CISM
10 197 (1.84%) CISA
11 168 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 167 (1.56%) CCNA
13 159 (1.48%) MCSA
14 146 (1.36%) CCIE
15 145 (1.35%) MCITP
16 120 (1.12%) CLAS
17 116 (1.08%) DV Cleared
18 103 (0.96%) MCP
19 100 (0.93%) ACCA
20 99 (0.92%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 385 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 289 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 215 (2.01%) QA
4 160 (1.49%) Data Quality
5 151 (1.41%) SLA
6 95 (0.89%) COBIT
7 67 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 39 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 33 (0.31%) RMADS
10 32 (0.30%) ISO 9001
11 30 (0.28%) Solvency II
12 23 (0.21%) JSP 440
12 23 (0.21%) MiFID
13 18 (0.17%) ISO27002
14 15 (0.14%) ISO22301
15 14 (0.13%) PMBOK
16 13 (0.12%) EMIR
17 12 (0.11%) ISO19770
18 11 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
19 10 (0.093%) ISO27005
System Software
1 619 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 468 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 338 (3.15%) Hyper-V
4 181 (1.69%) vSphere
5 145 (1.35%) XenApp
6 100 (0.93%) vCloud
7 70 (0.65%) XenDesktop
8 60 (0.56%) VMware ESX
9 39 (0.36%) Docker
10 30 (0.28%) XenServer
11 27 (0.25%) BitLocker
11 27 (0.25%) IMail Server
12 26 (0.24%) Terminal Services
13 19 (0.18%) Terminal Server
14 17 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
15 16 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
16 14 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
17 13 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 12 (0.11%) HDFS
19 11 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 129 (1.20%) SCCM
2 81 (0.76%) Puppet
3 77 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 71 (0.66%) QRadar
4 71 (0.66%) SCOM
5 51 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 48 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
7 47 (0.44%) Backup Exec
8 43 (0.40%) Windows Intune
9 40 (0.37%) Ansible
9 40 (0.37%) SCVMM
10 38 (0.35%) XenMobile
11 37 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 32 (0.30%) Cisco UCCX
13 30 (0.28%) vRealize
14 29 (0.27%) SCSM
15 28 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
16 26 (0.24%) WSUS
17 25 (0.23%) NetBackup
18 24 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2101 (19.59%) Microsoft
2 1845 (17.21%) SAP
3 1490 (13.90%) Oracle
4 727 (6.78%) Cisco
5 703 (6.56%) VMware
6 419 (3.91%) Citrix
7 404 (3.77%) IBM
8 314 (2.93%) HP
9 286 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
10 243 (2.27%) CheckPoint
11 234 (2.18%) Juniper
12 204 (1.90%) Informatica
13 193 (1.80%) NetApp
14 178 (1.66%) Tableau
15 149 (1.39%) F5
16 140 (1.31%) Hyperion
17 133 (1.24%) Dell
18 128 (1.19%) Sage
19 127 (1.18%) Cognos
20 108 (1.01%) Splunk
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