The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 571 646 579
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -67
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 314 261 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 224 196 225
Average salary £45,000 £42,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% -6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £81,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
IT 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
96537 103416 96032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.33% 94.49% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 80724 85232 80344
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the England region.

IT Consultant Salary Trend in England

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

IT Consultant Salary Histogram in England

IT 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 IT Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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 +75 167 £50,000 -7.40% 11
South East +11 79 £33,500 -10.66% 3
North West +20 27 £45,000 +80.00% 8
West Midlands +16 18 £55,000 -21.42% 3
East of England +1 7 £44,250 +10.62%
East Midlands +2 5 £25,000 -33.33%
Yorkshire -9 5 £36,250 +0.69%
South West -24 3 £46,250 +23.33% 2
North East - 2 £38,750 -
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 197 (31.72%) Finance
2 152 (24.48%) Degree
3 132 (21.26%) Windows
4 120 (19.32%) Microsoft
5 94 (15.14%) Banking
6 81 (13.04%) MS Excel
7 80 (12.88%) VMware
8 78 (12.56%) CISSP
9 74 (11.92%) Project Management
10 69 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
11 67 (10.79%) ITIL
12 65 (10.47%) Business Development
13 64 (10.31%) Oracle
14 62 (9.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 61 (9.82%) Firewall
15 61 (9.82%) Information Security
16 55 (8.86%) Active Directory
17 54 (8.70%) PRINCE2
18 53 (8.53%) Risk Management
18 53 (8.53%) Retail
19 50 (8.05%) Data Centre
20 49 (7.89%) SQL
21 47 (7.57%) Back Office
22 46 (7.41%) SQL Server
23 45 (7.25%) Java
24 44 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
25 40 (6.44%) Citrix
26 39 (6.28%) Law
26 39 (6.28%) Service Delivery
26 39 (6.28%) CISM

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (5.31%) IIS
2 31 (4.99%) MS Exchange
3 16 (2.58%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.77%) Lync
5 8 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.64%) Drupal
8 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.32%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 81 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.06%) MS Office
3 7 (1.13%) MS Project
4 6 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.48%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.48%) Movex
3 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.09%) Office 365
2 8 (1.29%) SaaS
3 6 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.16%) PaaS
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 61 (9.82%) Firewall
2 27 (4.35%) Network Security
3 26 (4.19%) TCP/IP
3 26 (4.19%) SAN
4 17 (2.74%) LAN
5 16 (2.58%) WAN
6 14 (2.25%) FTP
6 14 (2.25%) Internet
7 7 (1.13%) VPN
7 7 (1.13%) DNS
8 6 (0.97%) Intranet
9 4 (0.64%) DHCP
9 4 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.64%) NAS
10 3 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.48%) Wireless
10 3 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.32%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.32%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.32%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.48%) Relational Database
3 16 (2.58%) Big Data
4 9 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.97%) RDBMS
5 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.81%) DB2
6 5 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (0.64%) MySQL
7 4 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.64%) Xcelsius
8 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (0.81%) HP UFT
1 5 (0.81%) LoadRunner
1 5 (0.81%) JIRA
1 5 (0.81%) Selenium
2 4 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.64%) Toad
3 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
General
1 197 (31.72%) Finance
2 94 (15.14%) Banking
3 53 (8.53%) Retail
4 47 (7.57%) Back Office
5 39 (6.28%) Law
6 34 (5.48%) Retail Banking
7 31 (4.99%) German Language
8 26 (4.19%) French Language
9 24 (3.86%) Legal
9 24 (3.86%) Advertising
9 24 (3.86%) Investment Banking
10 22 (3.54%) Telecoms
11 13 (2.09%) Front Office
11 13 (2.09%) Billing
12 12 (1.93%) Manufacturing
12 12 (1.93%) Wholesale Banking
12 12 (1.93%) Marketing
13 6 (0.97%) Local Government
14 5 (0.81%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.19%) HTML
2 24 (3.86%) .NET
3 22 (3.54%) Ajax
4 9 (1.45%) CSS
5 8 (1.29%) COM
6 5 (0.81%) XML
7 4 (0.64%) J2EE
7 4 (0.64%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.64%) jQuery
7 4 (0.64%) SAP XI
8 3 (0.48%) Regular Expression
8 3 (0.48%) HTML5
8 3 (0.48%) Web Services
9 2 (0.32%) CSS3
9 2 (0.32%) V-Ray
9 2 (0.32%) OpenGL
10 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.16%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.16%) ODBC
10 1 (0.16%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 69 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (8.05%) Data Centre
3 37 (5.96%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.03%) Credit Risk
5 20 (3.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (2.74%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.25%) Derivative
8 13 (2.09%) Market Risk
9 12 (1.93%) Fat Client
9 12 (1.93%) Thin Client
10 11 (1.77%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.61%) Replication
11 10 (1.61%) Physics
12 9 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.45%) Clustering
13 8 (1.29%) PKI
13 8 (1.29%) Blog
13 8 (1.29%) Social Media
14 7 (1.13%) Reference Data
15 6 (0.97%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 132 (21.26%) Windows
2 33 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (4.99%) Linux
4 26 (4.19%) Windows 7
5 25 (4.03%) UNIX
6 24 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (3.06%) Windows 8
8 12 (1.93%) Windows Vista
9 9 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.29%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.81%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.48%) Android
13 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.16%) NetWare
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (11.92%) Project Management
2 67 (10.79%) ITIL
3 65 (10.47%) Business Development
4 61 (9.82%) Information Security
5 54 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 53 (8.53%) Risk Management
7 39 (6.28%) Service Delivery
8 38 (6.12%) B2B
9 36 (5.80%) SDLC
10 34 (5.48%) Vulnerability Management
10 34 (5.48%) Business Analysis
11 33 (5.31%) Security Architecture
12 32 (5.15%) Cyber Security
12 32 (5.15%) Service Management
13 30 (4.83%) Programme Management
14 28 (4.51%) Analytics
15 27 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
16 25 (4.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 24 (3.86%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (3.70%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (7.89%) SQL
2 45 (7.25%) Java
3 19 (3.06%) C
3 19 (3.06%) C++
4 17 (2.74%) JavaScript
5 16 (2.58%) C#
6 12 (1.93%) PHP
7 9 (1.45%) VB
8 5 (0.81%) PowerShell
8 5 (0.81%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.64%) VBScript
9 4 (0.64%) Perl
9 4 (0.64%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.64%) ActionScript
9 4 (0.64%) Python
10 2 (0.32%) Smalltalk
10 2 (0.32%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 152 (24.48%) Degree
2 78 (12.56%) CISSP
3 39 (6.28%) CISM
4 37 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (4.99%) MCSE
6 24 (3.86%) ACCA
7 23 (3.70%) CIMA
8 21 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (3.38%) Citrix Certification
9 20 (3.22%) MCITP
10 18 (2.90%) CISA
11 17 (2.74%) ISEB
12 16 (2.58%) SC Cleared
12 16 (2.58%) Security Cleared
13 15 (2.42%) PMP
13 15 (2.42%) PMI Certification
14 13 (2.09%) CCA
15 11 (1.77%) SSCP
16 9 (1.45%) CCNA
16 9 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (9.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (5.96%) PCI DSS
3 30 (4.83%) COBIT
4 21 (3.38%) QA
5 16 (2.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (2.09%) CRD IV
7 5 (0.81%) COREP
7 5 (0.81%) FINREP
8 4 (0.64%) SLA
9 3 (0.48%) FATCA
10 2 (0.32%) GPG13
11 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 55 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 44 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.54%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.42%) vSphere
5 7 (1.13%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.97%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.64%) vCloud
8 3 (0.48%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.48%) XenApp
9 2 (0.32%) XenServer
10 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.16%) NFS
10 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (1.61%) Backup Exec
2 5 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (0.81%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (0.48%) SCCM
4 1 (0.16%) SCOM
4 1 (0.16%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.16%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.16%) Nessus
4 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.16%) MOM
4 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 120 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 80 (12.88%) VMware
3 64 (10.31%) Oracle
4 40 (6.44%) Citrix
5 36 (5.80%) Cisco
6 24 (3.86%) Avaloq
7 23 (3.70%) HP
8 20 (3.22%) SAP
8 20 (3.22%) SunGard
8 20 (3.22%) Wall Street Systems
8 20 (3.22%) Splunk
9 17 (2.74%) IBM
10 16 (2.58%) ArcSight
11 14 (2.25%) Veeam
12 13 (2.09%) EMC
13 9 (1.45%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.45%) Symantec
13 9 (1.45%) Pega
13 9 (1.45%) BT
14 8 (1.29%) NetApp
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