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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 30 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 6421 6767 7432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.52% 6.98% 7.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.88% 7.39% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5034 5177 6053
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 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £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
93335 91612 99580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.56% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78357 74834 86216
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 £27,500 £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 January 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 26 January 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 +6 3051 £59,000 +2.60% 533
South East -2 1466 £55,000 +10.00% 193
North West -8 386 £50,000 +11.11% 102
East of England -11 329 £45,000 -10.00% 37
South West -10 321 £47,500 +5.55% 73
West Midlands -14 275 £55,000 +10.00% 73
Yorkshire -25 242 £45,000 -10.00% 51
East Midlands -18 122 £47,500 - 30
North East +5 50 £46,250 -7.50% 21
Midlands -2 50 £47,500 -20.83% 8
South Coast -4 1 £70,000 -
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3653 (26.70%) Finance
2 2859 (20.90%) SAP
3 2741 (20.04%) Microsoft
4 2136 (15.61%) Oracle
5 1985 (14.51%) SQL
6 1857 (13.57%) Degree
7 1733 (12.67%) Windows
8 1443 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
9 1431 (10.46%) MS Excel
10 1375 (10.05%) Project Management
11 1325 (9.68%) SQL Server
12 1291 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
13 1145 (8.37%) Java
14 1114 (8.14%) Retail
15 1112 (8.13%) CRM
16 1064 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
17 1036 (7.57%) VMware
18 1013 (7.40%) Security Cleared
19 934 (6.83%) Banking
20 890 (6.51%) Cisco
21 874 (6.39%) .NET
22 842 (6.15%) Manufacturing
23 778 (5.69%) ERP
24 777 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
25 773 (5.65%) Active Directory
26 751 (5.49%) SharePoint
26 751 (5.49%) Business Development
27 740 (5.41%) Telecoms
28 720 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
29 719 (5.26%) Migration

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 751 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 580 (4.24%) MS Exchange
3 387 (2.83%) Lync
4 300 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 299 (2.19%) IIS
6 279 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 221 (1.62%) SAS
8 204 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 188 (1.37%) WebSphere
10 179 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
11 170 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
12 137 (1.00%) Tomcat
13 123 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
14 122 (0.89%) WebLogic
15 116 (0.85%) Apache
16 115 (0.84%) NetWeaver
17 104 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
18 102 (0.75%) JBoss
19 93 (0.68%) CMS
20 81 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1431 (10.46%) MS Excel
2 376 (2.75%) MS Office
3 103 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 76 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 74 (0.54%) SPSS
6 59 (0.43%) MS Project
7 38 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 30 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 20 (0.15%) PowerPivot
10 17 (0.12%) AutoCAD
11 12 (0.088%) Photoshop
12 10 (0.073%) FastStats
13 6 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
13 6 (0.044%) InDesign
13 6 (0.044%) Acrobat
14 5 (0.037%) OmniGraffle
14 5 (0.037%) Mingle
15 4 (0.029%) Adobe Captivate
16 2 (0.015%) S-PLUS
17 1 (0.007%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 531 (3.88%) SAP FI
2 521 (3.81%) SAP CO
3 517 (3.78%) SAP FI/CO
4 503 (3.68%) SAP MM
5 496 (3.63%) Oracle EBS
6 426 (3.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 398 (2.91%) SAP SD
8 352 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
9 225 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
10 220 (1.61%) SAP PP
11 207 (1.51%) Oracle Financials
12 202 (1.48%) SAP SCM
13 191 (1.40%) SAP HR
14 187 (1.37%) SAP WM
15 181 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
16 168 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
17 164 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
18 157 (1.15%) SAP APO
19 154 (1.13%) SAP R/3
19 154 (1.13%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 370 (2.70%) Office 365
2 319 (2.33%) SaaS
3 265 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 74 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
5 63 (0.46%) IaaS
6 53 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 46 (0.34%) Taleo
8 37 (0.27%) Force.com
9 32 (0.23%) PaaS
10 20 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
12 7 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.044%) IBM SmartCloud
13 6 (0.044%) Terremark
14 5 (0.037%) Pure360
15 4 (0.029%) CheetahMail
15 4 (0.029%) Google Apps
16 2 (0.015%) Amazon S3
17 1 (0.007%) Heroku
17 1 (0.007%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 700 (5.12%) Firewall
2 430 (3.14%) SAN
3 370 (2.70%) Network Security
4 343 (2.51%) WAN
5 325 (2.38%) TCP/IP
6 321 (2.35%) LAN
7 284 (2.08%) DNS
8 275 (2.01%) Internet
9 239 (1.75%) Wireless
10 220 (1.61%) VPN
11 196 (1.43%) Unified Communications
12 185 (1.35%) DHCP
13 165 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
14 148 (1.08%) BGP
15 139 (1.02%) NetScaler
16 138 (1.01%) MPLS
17 135 (0.99%) OSPF
18 130 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
19 109 (0.80%) NAS
20 103 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1325 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 525 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
3 336 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 331 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 293 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 291 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 284 (2.08%) SAP BW
8 273 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
9 270 (1.97%) Big Data
10 240 (1.75%) Oracle Database
11 219 (1.60%) SAP HANA
12 216 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
13 194 (1.42%) QlikView
14 178 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
15 173 (1.26%) SAP BI
16 167 (1.22%) MySQL
17 155 (1.13%) RDBMS
18 154 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
19 139 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
20 137 (1.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 114 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
2 112 (0.82%) LSMW
3 81 (0.59%) Selenium
4 76 (0.56%) Visual Studio
5 68 (0.50%) Eclipse
6 63 (0.46%) LoadRunner
7 61 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 53 (0.39%) Git (software)
9 47 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
10 42 (0.31%) JMeter
11 41 (0.30%) JUnit
12 40 (0.29%) JIRA
13 39 (0.29%) Subversion
13 39 (0.29%) Maven
14 30 (0.22%) Mockito
14 30 (0.22%) SoapUI
15 29 (0.21%) Jenkins
16 21 (0.15%) Toad
17 19 (0.14%) Ant
18 18 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3653 (26.70%) Finance
2 1114 (8.14%) Retail
3 934 (6.83%) Banking
4 842 (6.15%) Manufacturing
5 740 (5.41%) Telecoms
6 684 (5.00%) Marketing
7 355 (2.59%) Advertising
8 252 (1.84%) Aerospace
9 239 (1.75%) Legal
10 191 (1.40%) Billing
11 187 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 146 (1.07%) Law
13 137 (1.00%) Games
14 136 (0.99%) German Language
15 135 (0.99%) General Ledger
16 122 (0.89%) French Language
17 118 (0.86%) Investment Banking
18 110 (0.80%) Back Office
19 82 (0.60%) Front Office
20 76 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 874 (6.39%) .NET
2 560 (4.09%) HTML
3 518 (3.79%) XML
4 380 (2.78%) Web Services
5 378 (2.76%) CSS
6 267 (1.95%) ASP.NET
7 239 (1.75%) Middleware
8 190 (1.39%) J2EE
9 186 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
10 163 (1.19%) SOAP
11 150 (1.10%) jQuery
12 147 (1.07%) Spring
13 125 (0.91%) BAPI
14 123 (0.90%) Ajax
15 121 (0.88%) Java EE
16 116 (0.85%) XSLT
17 106 (0.77%) HTML5
18 99 (0.72%) EDI
18 99 (0.72%) JSP
19 91 (0.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1291 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 455 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 329 (2.40%) Management Information System
4 320 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
5 216 (1.58%) Data Integration
6 183 (1.34%) FMCG
7 175 (1.28%) Social Media
8 151 (1.10%) GIS
9 150 (1.10%) Clustering
9 150 (1.10%) User Experience
10 143 (1.05%) Mathematics
11 135 (0.99%) Open Source
12 121 (0.88%) Visualisation
13 89 (0.65%) Blackberry
14 85 (0.62%) NHS
15 84 (0.61%) Client/Server
15 84 (0.61%) Mobile App
16 67 (0.49%) Mainframe
16 67 (0.49%) CESG
17 66 (0.48%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1733 (12.67%) Windows
2 698 (5.10%) Linux
3 548 (4.01%) UNIX
4 486 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 392 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 211 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 193 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 135 (0.99%) Windows 8
9 113 (0.83%) Solaris
10 75 (0.55%) AIX
11 68 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 62 (0.45%) Windows XP
13 55 (0.40%) Windows Vista
14 51 (0.37%) Apple iOS
15 50 (0.37%) Android
16 40 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
17 27 (0.20%) HPUX
18 25 (0.18%) Mac OS X
19 21 (0.15%) Windows 2000
20 16 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1443 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
2 1375 (10.05%) Project Management
3 1112 (8.13%) CRM
4 1064 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
5 778 (5.69%) ERP
6 751 (5.49%) Business Development
7 719 (5.26%) Migration
8 703 (5.14%) Analytics
9 682 (4.99%) ITIL
10 600 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 577 (4.22%) Information Security
12 562 (4.11%) Business Analysis
13 505 (3.69%) Logistics
14 503 (3.68%) SAP Implementation
15 501 (3.66%) Coaching
16 481 (3.52%) ETL
17 468 (3.42%) Mentoring
18 438 (3.20%) Workflow
19 406 (2.97%) PRINCE2
20 384 (2.81%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1985 (14.51%) SQL
2 1145 (8.37%) Java
3 701 (5.12%) C#
4 674 (4.93%) JavaScript
5 639 (4.67%) ABAP
6 312 (2.28%) C
7 291 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 233 (1.70%) PowerShell
9 223 (1.63%) Python
10 161 (1.18%) PHP
11 156 (1.14%) Perl
12 148 (1.08%) C++
13 144 (1.05%) T-SQL
14 123 (0.90%) Shell Script
15 95 (0.69%) VBScript
16 92 (0.67%) VB
17 88 (0.64%) VBA
18 73 (0.53%) R
19 63 (0.46%) Ruby
20 61 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1857 (13.57%) Degree
2 1013 (7.40%) Security Cleared
3 720 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 680 (4.97%) SC Cleared
5 510 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
6 486 (3.55%) MCSE
7 389 (2.84%) CISSP
8 325 (2.38%) CCNP
9 317 (2.32%) ISEB
10 314 (2.30%) MCITP
11 284 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 226 (1.65%) CCA
13 197 (1.44%) CCNA
13 197 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 195 (1.43%) CCIE
15 181 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
16 169 (1.24%) MCSA
17 157 (1.15%) CISM
18 156 (1.14%) MCP
19 147 (1.07%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 466 (3.41%) QA
2 343 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 214 (1.56%) SLA
4 195 (1.43%) PCI DSS
5 112 (0.82%) Data Quality
6 90 (0.66%) COBIT
7 85 (0.62%) ISO 9001
8 78 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 18 (0.13%) EMIR
10 17 (0.12%) HL7
11 15 (0.11%) Basel II
12 10 (0.073%) JSP 440
13 9 (0.066%) ISO 14001
14 8 (0.058%) BS25999
14 8 (0.058%) Dodd-Frank
15 7 (0.051%) Solvency II
15 7 (0.051%) FATCA
15 7 (0.051%) MiFID
15 7 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 5 (0.037%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 777 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 773 (5.65%) Active Directory
3 541 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 290 (2.12%) XenApp
5 238 (1.74%) XenDesktop
6 231 (1.69%) vSphere
7 120 (0.88%) VMware ESX
8 90 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 84 (0.61%) XenServer
10 64 (0.47%) vCloud
11 57 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 46 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
13 36 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
14 32 (0.23%) NFS
15 26 (0.19%) Xen
16 24 (0.18%) Terminal Services
17 18 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
18 14 (0.10%) Firmware
19 13 (0.095%) ISA Server
20 11 (0.080%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 240 (1.75%) SCCM
2 170 (1.24%) SCOM
3 124 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
4 97 (0.71%) SCVMM
5 56 (0.41%) XenMobile
6 50 (0.37%) Tivoli
7 45 (0.33%) NetBackup
8 41 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
9 38 (0.28%) Puppet
9 38 (0.28%) SCDPM
10 34 (0.25%) SCOrch
11 33 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
12 32 (0.23%) Backup Exec
12 32 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 31 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 30 (0.22%) Nagios
15 28 (0.20%) Windows Intune
15 28 (0.20%) Data Guard
16 26 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
17 23 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2859 (20.90%) SAP
2 2741 (20.04%) Microsoft
3 2136 (15.61%) Oracle
4 1036 (7.57%) VMware
5 890 (6.51%) Cisco
6 671 (4.90%) Citrix
7 585 (4.28%) HP
8 510 (3.73%) IBM
9 391 (2.86%) Business Objects
10 387 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
11 318 (2.32%) CheckPoint
12 313 (2.29%) NetApp
13 311 (2.27%) Juniper
14 225 (1.64%) Cognos
15 218 (1.59%) EMC
16 184 (1.34%) F5
17 165 (1.21%) Hyperion
18 161 (1.18%) Informatica
18 161 (1.18%) Siebel
19 154 (1.13%) Sage
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Execellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
E-Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car or All, Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Base salary + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £18k - 24k per year + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + OTE 100k
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits OTE £35-60k
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum, Benefits + OTE £35-55k
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35-40K!
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits DOE + £35-55k OTE
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits DOE + £35-55k OTE
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £77000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 13 hours ago