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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 31 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 6448 7707 7500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.26% 6.87% 7.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.62% 7.27% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5051 5779 5919
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £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
97407 105944 97156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.50% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81361 87724 81693
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 1 July 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 1 July 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
(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 3189 £57,500 -4.16% 463
South East -6 1361 £52,500 - 207
West Midlands -8 375 £50,500 +1.00% 86
North West -10 346 £45,000 -5.26% 104
East of England +12 342 £47,500 -3.06% 59
South West -8 295 £45,000 - 64
Yorkshire -14 243 £41,250 -1.78% 41
East Midlands -19 97 £47,500 +5.55% 26
North East -4 40 £55,000 +48.64% 21
Midlands -1 36 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 3537 (27.42%) Finance
2 2596 (20.12%) SAP
3 2381 (18.46%) Microsoft
4 1985 (15.39%) Oracle
5 1828 (14.17%) Degree
6 1823 (14.13%) SQL
7 1559 (12.08%) Windows
8 1447 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
9 1383 (10.72%) Project Management
10 1320 (10.23%) SQL Server
11 1223 (9.48%) MS Excel
12 1174 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
13 1121 (8.69%) Java
14 1053 (8.16%) Cisco
15 1008 (7.81%) Retail
16 987 (7.65%) CRM
17 955 (7.40%) Analytics
18 946 (7.33%) VMware
19 889 (6.89%) Banking
20 819 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
21 796 (6.17%) Manufacturing
22 778 (6.03%) Business Development
22 778 (6.03%) Business Analysis
23 766 (5.94%) Security Cleared
24 762 (5.91%) Firewall
25 723 (5.60%) ERP
25 723 (5.60%) .NET
26 714 (5.53%) Active Directory
27 713 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
28 688 (5.33%) ITIL

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 566 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 391 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 320 (2.48%) IIS
4 278 (2.15%) Lync
5 224 (1.74%) SAS
6 220 (1.71%) WebSphere
7 208 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 195 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 163 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 122 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
11 111 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
12 110 (0.85%) NetWeaver
13 105 (0.81%) JBoss
14 100 (0.78%) Tomcat
15 92 (0.71%) WebLogic
15 92 (0.71%) Apache
16 89 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
17 73 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 64 (0.50%) CMS
19 57 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1223 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 310 (2.40%) MS Office
3 123 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 111 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 110 (0.85%) SPSS
6 73 (0.57%) MS Project
7 27 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 27 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
8 22 (0.17%) PowerPivot
8 22 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 21 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 13 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
11 12 (0.093%) InfoPath
12 6 (0.047%) InDesign
13 4 (0.031%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.016%) FrameMaker
14 2 (0.016%) FastStats
15 1 (0.008%) S-PLUS
15 1 (0.008%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 520 (4.03%) Oracle EBS
2 474 (3.67%) SAP MM
3 439 (3.40%) SAP FI
4 413 (3.20%) SAP CO
5 410 (3.18%) SAP FI/CO
6 404 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
7 333 (2.58%) SAP SD
8 267 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
9 212 (1.64%) SAP PP
10 204 (1.58%) Oracle Financials
11 189 (1.47%) SAP SCM
12 171 (1.33%) SAP APO
13 169 (1.31%) SAP HR
14 155 (1.20%) SAP WM
15 134 (1.04%) SAP CRM
15 134 (1.04%) Oracle General Ledger
16 126 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
17 125 (0.97%) Oracle Receivables
18 122 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
19 115 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 435 (3.37%) SaaS
2 336 (2.60%) Office 365
3 273 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 135 (1.05%) SuccessFactors
5 112 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 100 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
7 79 (0.61%) IaaS
8 52 (0.40%) PaaS
8 52 (0.40%) Force.com
9 37 (0.29%) Yammer
10 35 (0.27%) Taleo
11 32 (0.25%) Google Analytics
12 24 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
13 19 (0.15%) Boomi
14 15 (0.12%) Veeva
15 14 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
16 13 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
17 11 (0.085%) Amazon S3
18 10 (0.078%) Terremark
19 9 (0.070%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 762 (5.91%) Firewall
2 413 (3.20%) WAN
3 381 (2.95%) LAN
4 377 (2.92%) Network Security
5 366 (2.84%) SAN
6 361 (2.80%) TCP/IP
7 261 (2.02%) DNS
8 256 (1.98%) BGP
9 249 (1.93%) Wireless
10 243 (1.88%) OSPF
11 242 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
12 238 (1.84%) Internet
13 210 (1.63%) MPLS
14 205 (1.59%) VPN
15 158 (1.22%) DHCP
16 142 (1.10%) Unified Communications
17 137 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
18 122 (0.95%) Cisco PIX
19 115 (0.89%) VoIP
20 108 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1320 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 447 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
3 359 (2.78%) SAP HANA
4 347 (2.69%) SAP BW
5 319 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 311 (2.41%) Big Data
7 307 (2.38%) Relational Database
8 289 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
9 270 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 238 (1.84%) Oracle Database
11 236 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 216 (1.67%) SAP BI
13 193 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
14 185 (1.43%) QlikView
15 175 (1.36%) DB2
16 168 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
17 141 (1.09%) OLAP
18 138 (1.07%) MySQL
19 131 (1.02%) RDBMS
20 127 (0.98%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 112 (0.87%) Selenium
2 71 (0.55%) Visual Studio
2 71 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
3 66 (0.51%) LSMW
4 57 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 51 (0.40%) LoadRunner
6 43 (0.33%) HP UFT
7 41 (0.32%) Subversion
7 41 (0.32%) JIRA
7 41 (0.32%) Git (software)
7 41 (0.32%) Axure RP
8 38 (0.29%) Jenkins
9 31 (0.24%) Eclipse
10 28 (0.22%) JMeter
11 26 (0.20%) WebDriver
12 25 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
13 21 (0.16%) JUnit
14 19 (0.15%) PowerDesigner
15 18 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
16 17 (0.13%) Maven
General
1 3537 (27.42%) Finance
2 1008 (7.81%) Retail
3 889 (6.89%) Banking
4 796 (6.17%) Manufacturing
5 665 (5.15%) Marketing
6 576 (4.46%) Telecoms
7 208 (1.61%) Retail Banking
8 202 (1.57%) Legal
9 191 (1.48%) Back Office
10 174 (1.35%) Advertising
11 173 (1.34%) Billing
12 150 (1.16%) German Language
13 145 (1.12%) Law
14 138 (1.07%) Investment Banking
15 133 (1.03%) Aerospace
16 126 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
17 125 (0.97%) General Ledger
18 120 (0.93%) French Language
19 118 (0.91%) Front Office
20 99 (0.77%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 723 (5.60%) .NET
2 649 (5.03%) HTML
3 480 (3.72%) XML
4 469 (3.64%) Web Services
5 347 (2.69%) CSS
6 250 (1.94%) Middleware
7 246 (1.91%) ASP.NET
8 232 (1.80%) Oracle Fusion
9 172 (1.33%) J2EE
10 145 (1.12%) SOAP
11 138 (1.07%) HTML5
12 128 (0.99%) Ajax
13 120 (0.93%) SAP Basis
14 111 (0.86%) Java EE
14 111 (0.86%) jQuery
15 92 (0.71%) Spring
16 89 (0.69%) .NET Framework
17 88 (0.68%) BAPI
18 87 (0.67%) WCF
18 87 (0.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1174 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
2 570 (4.42%) Data Centre
3 512 (3.97%) Computer Science
4 449 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 279 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
6 247 (1.91%) Data Integration
7 217 (1.68%) FMCG
8 207 (1.60%) User Experience
9 171 (1.33%) Visualisation
10 151 (1.17%) Mathematics
11 139 (1.08%) Social Media
12 121 (0.94%) Clustering
13 118 (0.91%) Private Cloud
14 89 (0.69%) Hedge funds
15 87 (0.67%) Mobile App
16 86 (0.67%) Derivative
17 81 (0.63%) GIS
18 79 (0.61%) Statistics
18 79 (0.61%) Credit Risk
19 74 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1559 (12.08%) Windows
2 618 (4.79%) Linux
3 559 (4.33%) UNIX
4 354 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 336 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 172 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 152 (1.18%) Windows 7
8 119 (0.92%) Windows 8
9 101 (0.78%) Solaris
10 90 (0.70%) AIX
11 63 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 57 (0.44%) Android
13 55 (0.43%) Windows Vista
13 55 (0.43%) Apple iOS
14 33 (0.26%) MVS
15 29 (0.22%) Windows XP
16 28 (0.22%) Ubuntu
17 24 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
18 21 (0.16%) CentOS
19 18 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1447 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
2 1383 (10.72%) Project Management
3 987 (7.65%) CRM
4 955 (7.40%) Analytics
5 819 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
6 778 (6.03%) Business Analysis
6 778 (6.03%) Business Development
7 723 (5.60%) ERP
8 713 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 688 (5.33%) ITIL
10 674 (5.22%) Migration
11 643 (4.98%) Information Security
12 506 (3.92%) Mentoring
13 471 (3.65%) Logistics
14 450 (3.49%) Coaching
15 444 (3.44%) PRINCE2
16 427 (3.31%) SAP Implementation
17 422 (3.27%) ETL
18 416 (3.22%) Risk Management
19 413 (3.20%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1823 (14.13%) SQL
2 1121 (8.69%) Java
3 631 (4.89%) C#
4 603 (4.67%) JavaScript
5 568 (4.40%) ABAP
6 307 (2.38%) C
7 225 (1.74%) Python
8 187 (1.45%) C++
9 183 (1.42%) PowerShell
10 182 (1.41%) PL/SQL
11 174 (1.35%) Perl
11 174 (1.35%) T-SQL
12 172 (1.33%) PHP
13 113 (0.88%) R
14 95 (0.74%) VB
15 89 (0.69%) Ruby
16 78 (0.60%) VB.NET
17 77 (0.60%) Shell Script
18 75 (0.58%) Bash Shell
19 72 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1828 (14.17%) Degree
2 766 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 642 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
4 534 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 505 (3.91%) SC Cleared
6 440 (3.41%) CISSP
7 384 (2.98%) MCSE
8 381 (2.95%) CCNP
9 280 (2.17%) CCIE
10 222 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 214 (1.66%) MCITP
12 206 (1.60%) CISM
13 176 (1.36%) CCA
14 154 (1.19%) ISEB
15 150 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
16 141 (1.09%) CCNA
17 137 (1.06%) CISA
18 132 (1.02%) CCSE
19 127 (0.98%) MCSA
20 125 (0.97%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 437 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 342 (2.65%) QA
3 231 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 130 (1.01%) SLA
5 114 (0.88%) Data Quality
6 90 (0.70%) COBIT
7 63 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 24 (0.19%) CRD IV
9 22 (0.17%) BS25999
10 18 (0.14%) Solvency II
10 18 (0.14%) JSP 440
11 16 (0.12%) ISO 9001
12 15 (0.12%) HIPAA
13 11 (0.085%) EMIR
13 11 (0.085%) ISO 14001
14 10 (0.078%) HL7
14 10 (0.078%) GPG13
15 9 (0.070%) MiFID
15 9 (0.070%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 9 (0.070%) GCP
System Software
1 714 (5.53%) Active Directory
2 640 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 442 (3.43%) Hyper-V
4 220 (1.71%) vSphere
5 218 (1.69%) XenApp
6 161 (1.25%) XenDesktop
7 88 (0.68%) vCloud
8 75 (0.58%) XenServer
9 71 (0.55%) VMware ESX
10 45 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
11 42 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
12 35 (0.27%) NFS
13 31 (0.24%) Terminal Services
14 21 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
15 18 (0.14%) Terminal Server
16 16 (0.12%) KVM
17 15 (0.12%) IMail Server
18 14 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 13 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
20 12 (0.093%) Xen
Systems Management
1 224 (1.74%) SCCM
2 135 (1.05%) SCOM
3 74 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 68 (0.53%) Tivoli
5 62 (0.48%) NetBackup
6 53 (0.41%) SCVMM
7 49 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
8 47 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
9 43 (0.33%) Puppet
10 38 (0.29%) Windows Intune
11 35 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 30 (0.23%) Backup Exec
13 29 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 23 (0.18%) XenMobile
15 21 (0.16%) SCSM
15 21 (0.16%) SCOrch
15 21 (0.16%) Legato
15 21 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
15 21 (0.16%) WSUS
16 20 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2596 (20.12%) SAP
2 2381 (18.46%) Microsoft
3 1985 (15.39%) Oracle
4 1053 (8.16%) Cisco
5 946 (7.33%) VMware
6 537 (4.16%) Citrix
7 529 (4.10%) Juniper
8 489 (3.79%) HP
9 468 (3.63%) IBM
10 411 (3.19%) Business Objects
11 383 (2.97%) CheckPoint
12 305 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
13 248 (1.92%) F5
14 212 (1.64%) Cognos
15 210 (1.63%) NetApp
16 177 (1.37%) Tableau
17 169 (1.31%) Informatica
18 161 (1.25%) EMC
19 159 (1.23%) Fortinet
20 134 (1.04%) Sage
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Posted: 39 minutes ago
London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
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Surrey
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: Negotiable
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Car Allowance + Benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
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I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £700000000 - £900000000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
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Salary: £700000000 - £900000000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
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Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + 25% bonus + excellent benefits
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Salary: £50K - 70K + package and benefits
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £50,000 - £80,000K + PACKAGE
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Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
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