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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 577 587 625
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 310 276 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 252 209 216
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £82,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
100571 93749 105909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82215 78642 91158
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 -7 151 £54,000 +2.85% 18
South East +17 100 £42,000 +5.00% 9
East of England -19 16 £40,000 +14.28% 1
South West -20 15 £36,250 -39.58% 1
North West -13 14 £41,250 +65.00% 5
Yorkshire -50 5 £36,500 -33.63% 1
West Midlands -1 4 £98,750 +119.44%
East Midlands -26 1 £45,000 +20.00%
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 179 (30.86%) Finance
2 143 (24.66%) Degree
3 104 (17.93%) Windows
4 100 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 87 (15.00%) Firewall
6 84 (14.48%) Information Security
7 79 (13.62%) Oracle
7 79 (13.62%) Banking
8 78 (13.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 77 (13.28%) Project Management
10 76 (13.10%) ITIL
11 72 (12.41%) SQL
12 66 (11.38%) PRINCE2
13 65 (11.21%) Business Development
14 64 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
14 64 (11.03%) MS Excel
15 61 (10.52%) CISSP
16 53 (9.14%) Linux
16 53 (9.14%) COBIT
17 52 (8.97%) Java
18 50 (8.62%) Business Analysis
19 48 (8.28%) CISA
20 47 (8.10%) VMware
21 46 (7.93%) Service Management
22 45 (7.76%) Risk Management
23 44 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
24 42 (7.24%) MS Office
24 42 (7.24%) PCI DSS
25 41 (7.07%) ERP
25 41 (7.07%) Management Information System

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 26 (4.48%) MS Exchange
3 16 (2.76%) Lync
4 13 (2.24%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.86%) IIS
7 5 (0.86%) SAS
8 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (0.52%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.17%) Mule
11 1 (0.17%) CMS
11 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.17%) Apache
11 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 64 (11.03%) MS Excel
2 42 (7.24%) MS Office
3 12 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.72%) MS Project
5 8 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (1.38%) Oracle CRM
2 7 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.03%) Oracle SCM
3 6 (1.03%) Oracle HRMS
4 4 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.69%) SAP Business One
4 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.34%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 2 (0.34%) Agresso
5 2 (0.34%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.17%) Movex
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.17%) Demantra
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.38%) Office 365
2 4 (0.69%) SaaS
3 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.17%) PaaS
4 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (15.00%) Firewall
2 32 (5.52%) TCP/IP
3 27 (4.66%) WAN
4 24 (4.14%) SAN
4 24 (4.14%) LAN
5 21 (3.62%) Internet
6 20 (3.45%) Network Security
7 17 (2.93%) VPN
8 12 (2.07%) DNS
9 8 (1.38%) Wireless
9 8 (1.38%) DHCP
10 4 (0.69%) NAS
11 3 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.52%) Wireless Security
11 3 (0.52%) OSPF
11 3 (0.52%) BGP
11 3 (0.52%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.34%) MPLS
12 2 (0.34%) VoIP
12 2 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.03%) Relational Database
2 29 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.76%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.69%) Big Data
5 4 (0.69%) EDRMS
5 4 (0.69%) MS Access
5 4 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.52%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.17%) DB2
8 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (1.38%) Eclipse
2 4 (0.69%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (0.69%) FrontPage
General
1 179 (30.86%) Finance
2 79 (13.62%) Banking
3 40 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 30 (5.17%) Retail
5 28 (4.83%) Manufacturing
6 23 (3.97%) Back Office
7 21 (3.62%) French Language
8 20 (3.45%) German Language
9 17 (2.93%) Marketing
10 16 (2.76%) Advertising
11 15 (2.59%) Legal
12 11 (1.90%) Law
12 11 (1.90%) Games
13 9 (1.55%) Billing
13 9 (1.55%) Investment Banking
13 9 (1.55%) Front Office
14 8 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.86%) Japanese Language
16 2 (0.34%) Military
16 2 (0.34%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.14%) .NET
2 18 (3.10%) HTML
3 11 (1.90%) Web Services
4 9 (1.55%) XML
5 8 (1.38%) Hibernate
5 8 (1.38%) SOAP
6 7 (1.21%) CSS
7 6 (1.03%) HTML5
8 5 (0.86%) Middleware
8 5 (0.86%) CSS3
9 3 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.52%) jQuery
9 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.34%) J2EE
10 2 (0.34%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.17%) Ajax
11 1 (0.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (7.07%) Management Information System
3 30 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.28%) User Experience
5 13 (2.24%) Fat Client
5 13 (2.24%) Thin Client
6 12 (2.07%) E-Learning
7 9 (1.55%) Open Source
8 5 (0.86%) Economics
8 5 (0.86%) PKI
8 5 (0.86%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.86%) Fixed Income
8 5 (0.86%) Social Media
8 5 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.69%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.69%) Clustering
9 4 (0.69%) Life Science
9 4 (0.69%) Informatics
10 3 (0.52%) Replication
10 3 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 104 (17.93%) Windows
2 53 (9.14%) Linux
3 28 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (3.79%) UNIX
5 15 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.24%) Windows 7
6 13 (2.24%) AIX
7 12 (2.07%) Windows Vista
8 9 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.55%) Solaris
9 7 (1.21%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Android
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (14.48%) Information Security
2 77 (13.28%) Project Management
3 76 (13.10%) ITIL
4 66 (11.38%) PRINCE2
5 65 (11.21%) Business Development
6 64 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (8.62%) Business Analysis
8 46 (7.93%) Service Management
9 45 (7.76%) Risk Management
10 41 (7.07%) ERP
10 41 (7.07%) SIEM
11 35 (6.03%) Penetration Testing
12 31 (5.34%) CRM
12 31 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (4.83%) Coaching
14 24 (4.14%) ITSM
14 24 (4.14%) Change Management
15 23 (3.97%) Six Sigma
16 21 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
16 21 (3.62%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 72 (12.41%) SQL
2 52 (8.97%) Java
3 26 (4.48%) C++
4 16 (2.76%) PL/SQL
5 15 (2.59%) JavaScript
6 13 (2.24%) Python
7 12 (2.07%) C#
8 8 (1.38%) VB
9 7 (1.21%) Perl
9 7 (1.21%) PHP
10 4 (0.69%) VBA
11 2 (0.34%) C
12 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 143 (24.66%) Degree
2 61 (10.52%) CISSP
3 48 (8.28%) CISA
4 33 (5.69%) CISM
5 29 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (4.31%) CCNA
7 24 (4.14%) Security Cleared
8 21 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (3.10%) MCSE
9 18 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (2.93%) MCITP
11 16 (2.76%) PCI QSA
12 15 (2.59%) Citrix Certification
13 14 (2.41%) ISEB
14 12 (2.07%) CCA
15 11 (1.90%) CRISC
16 9 (1.55%) ISTQB
16 9 (1.55%) SC Cleared
17 6 (1.03%) MBA
17 6 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (13.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (9.14%) COBIT
3 42 (7.24%) PCI DSS
4 29 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.38%) QA
6 3 (0.52%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.34%) GCP
7 2 (0.34%) COSO
8 1 (0.17%) MiFID
8 1 (0.17%) Basel II
8 1 (0.17%) GAMP
8 1 (0.17%) GxP
8 1 (0.17%) FATCA
8 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.17%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.17%) UCITS
8 1 (0.17%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.17%) P3O
System Software
1 38 (6.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (4.14%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.10%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.69%) vSphere
5 3 (0.52%) XenApp
5 3 (0.52%) XenServer
5 3 (0.52%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.52%) KVM
6 1 (0.17%) Nmap
6 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.17%) Samba
6 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (1.72%) SCCM
2 4 (0.69%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.52%) WSUS
3 3 (0.52%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.17%) Nessus
4 1 (0.17%) SCOM
4 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.17%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 100 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 79 (13.62%) Oracle
3 47 (8.10%) VMware
4 36 (6.21%) CheckPoint
5 33 (5.69%) Cisco
5 33 (5.69%) SAP
6 26 (4.48%) Citrix
7 16 (2.76%) F5
7 16 (2.76%) Apple
8 11 (1.90%) Juniper
9 10 (1.72%) Websense
9 10 (1.72%) IBM
9 10 (1.72%) HP
9 10 (1.72%) Dell
10 9 (1.55%) JBoss
10 9 (1.55%) McAfee
11 7 (1.21%) Sitecore
11 7 (1.21%) Symantec
12 6 (1.03%) Fortinet
12 6 (1.03%) Blue Coat
Gatwick, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Negotiable + Commission
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Palm (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Palm (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
Tank Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Anantha
Salary: £16,000- (upto- £45,000 uncapped Commission)
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Car + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Commission + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension Contribution
Posted: 8 days ago