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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 590 551 567
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 321 409 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.43% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 250 338 317
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,209
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +16.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £87,000 £89,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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
90807 95908 94217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.48% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 77011 80194 76700
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% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 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 -66 143 £53,750 -10.41% 23
South East -18 55 £42,500 - 8
West Midlands +9 30 £47,500 +21.79% 2
North West +10 25 £52,500 -8.69% 6
Yorkshire +39 24 £25,000 -20.63% 5
East of England -4 17 £32,500 +8.33% 3
South West -12 16 £57,500 +11.48% 2
East Midlands +9 9 £35,000 -44.00%
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 207 (28.20%) Degree
2 199 (27.11%) Finance
3 148 (20.16%) Project Management
4 122 (16.62%) CISSP
5 103 (14.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 103 (14.03%) Microsoft
6 99 (13.49%) Windows
7 93 (12.67%) Banking
8 89 (12.13%) Presales
9 86 (11.72%) PCI DSS
10 84 (11.44%) Oracle
10 84 (11.44%) Data Centre
11 83 (11.31%) ITIL
12 81 (11.04%) SIEM
13 76 (10.35%) Information Security
14 75 (10.22%) Security Operations
15 71 (9.67%) Vulnerability Management
16 70 (9.54%) Business Development
17 67 (9.13%) Security Operations Centre
18 66 (8.99%) Security Architecture
19 65 (8.86%) MS Excel
20 64 (8.72%) Portfolio Management
21 63 (8.58%) Active Directory
21 63 (8.58%) Business Analysis
22 60 (8.17%) IIS
22 60 (8.17%) Windows Server
23 59 (8.04%) IISP
23 59 (8.04%) VMware
24 58 (7.90%) Performance Management
25 57 (7.77%) Computer Science

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 60 (8.17%) IIS
2 39 (5.31%) MS Exchange
3 21 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (2.18%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.23%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.27%) JBoss
9 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.14%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.14%) CMS
10 1 (0.14%) Drupal
10 1 (0.14%) Mule
10 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 65 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.72%) MS Office
3 7 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.27%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.50%) Oracle Retail
2 8 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.41%) Kondor
4 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (4.09%) Office 365
3 28 (3.81%) SaaS
4 21 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (1.23%) IaaS
6 9 (1.23%) PaaS
7 6 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.54%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 51 (6.95%) Firewall
2 42 (5.72%) Network Security
3 28 (3.81%) SAN
4 23 (3.13%) VPN
4 23 (3.13%) WAN
5 19 (2.59%) Internet
6 17 (2.32%) LAN
7 16 (2.18%) DNS
8 14 (1.91%) DHCP
8 14 (1.91%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.36%) Wireless
10 9 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (1.09%) VoIP
12 7 (0.95%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (0.82%) LDAP
13 6 (0.82%) MPLS
13 6 (0.82%) Unified Communications
14 5 (0.68%) NetScreen
14 5 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.22%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.95%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.09%) MySQL
4 6 (0.82%) Big Data
4 6 (0.82%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.27%) DB2
7 2 (0.27%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.14%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.14%) GIS
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.27%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.14%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.14%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.14%) PeopleTools
2 1 (0.14%) Selenium
2 1 (0.14%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
General
1 199 (27.11%) Finance
2 93 (12.67%) Banking
3 56 (7.63%) Law
4 38 (5.18%) Back Office
5 37 (5.04%) Marketing
6 36 (4.90%) Telecoms
7 35 (4.77%) Games
8 30 (4.09%) Retail
9 28 (3.81%) German Language
10 20 (2.72%) French Language
11 18 (2.45%) Legal
12 12 (1.63%) Billing
13 7 (0.95%) Local Government
13 7 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.68%) Advertising
14 5 (0.68%) Automotive
14 5 (0.68%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.54%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.54%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.54%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.18%) HTML
2 14 (1.91%) .NET
3 12 (1.63%) CSS
4 11 (1.50%) Ajax
5 8 (1.09%) Web Services
6 7 (0.95%) COM
7 6 (0.82%) Middleware
8 5 (0.68%) XML
9 3 (0.41%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.41%) REST
9 3 (0.41%) SOAP
10 2 (0.27%) J2EE
10 2 (0.27%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.14%) 802.1X
11 1 (0.14%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.14%) Django
11 1 (0.14%) Grails
11 1 (0.14%) jQuery
11 1 (0.14%) LAMP
11 1 (0.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 84 (11.44%) Data Centre
2 67 (9.13%) Security Operations Centre
3 57 (7.77%) Computer Science
4 40 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.68%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (1.91%) Public Cloud
7 14 (1.91%) Social Media
8 13 (1.77%) PKI
9 11 (1.50%) Driving Licence
10 7 (0.95%) Fat Client
10 7 (0.95%) NHS
10 7 (0.95%) PMI
10 7 (0.95%) Thin Client
11 6 (0.82%) HP StoreVirtual
12 5 (0.68%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.68%) Social Network
13 4 (0.54%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.54%) Visualisation
14 3 (0.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 99 (13.49%) Windows
2 60 (8.17%) Windows Server
3 34 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (3.95%) Linux
5 20 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (2.04%) Windows 7
7 14 (1.91%) Windows 10
8 13 (1.77%) Unix
8 13 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.09%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.41%) Android
11 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.27%) CentOS
11 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.14%) AIX
12 1 (0.14%) Solaris
12 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (20.16%) Project Management
2 89 (12.13%) Presales
3 83 (11.31%) ITIL
4 81 (11.04%) SIEM
5 76 (10.35%) Information Security
6 75 (10.22%) Security Operations
7 71 (9.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 70 (9.54%) Business Development
9 66 (8.99%) Security Architecture
10 64 (8.72%) Portfolio Management
11 63 (8.58%) Business Analysis
12 58 (7.90%) Performance Management
13 57 (7.77%) Risk Management
14 54 (7.36%) Test Strategy
15 46 (6.27%) B2B
16 42 (5.72%) Mentoring
17 36 (4.90%) PRINCE2
18 35 (4.77%) Cybersecurity
19 27 (3.68%) Service Management
20 25 (3.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (6.27%) SQL
2 40 (5.45%) Java
3 21 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 12 (1.63%) C
5 9 (1.23%) C#
5 9 (1.23%) PowerShell
6 7 (0.95%) VB
7 5 (0.68%) C++
7 5 (0.68%) Python
8 3 (0.41%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.41%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.27%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.27%) Delphi
9 2 (0.27%) Perl
9 2 (0.27%) Ruby
10 1 (0.14%) PeopleCode
10 1 (0.14%) PHP
10 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 207 (28.20%) Degree
2 122 (16.62%) CISSP
3 59 (8.04%) IISP
4 44 (5.99%) CISM
5 41 (5.59%) CISA
6 31 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (3.81%) Security Cleared
8 26 (3.54%) MCSE
9 24 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (2.72%) CIMA
11 19 (2.59%) ACCA
12 17 (2.32%) CCNP
13 16 (2.18%) CCNA
13 16 (2.18%) SC Cleared
14 14 (1.91%) CEH
15 12 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (1.36%) CLAS
16 10 (1.36%) CREST Certified
17 9 (1.23%) CCIE
17 9 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (14.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 86 (11.72%) PCI DSS
3 31 (4.22%) COBIT
4 11 (1.50%) QA
5 10 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.95%) ISO22301
7 6 (0.82%) ISO27002
7 6 (0.82%) ISO27005
8 5 (0.68%) SLA
9 4 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.41%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.14%) COSHH
11 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 63 (8.58%) Active Directory
2 38 (5.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.00%) Hyper-V
3 22 (3.00%) XenApp
4 18 (2.45%) XenDesktop
5 12 (1.63%) vSphere
6 6 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
6 6 (0.82%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.68%) vCloud
7 5 (0.68%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.27%) Snort
8 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.27%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.27%) XenServer
9 1 (0.14%) NFS
9 1 (0.14%) Postfix
9 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.14%) Varnish
9 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (4.90%) QRadar
2 3 (0.41%) Nexpose
2 3 (0.41%) SCCM
3 2 (0.27%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.27%) Proventia
3 2 (0.27%) Puppet
4 1 (0.14%) Ansible
4 1 (0.14%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.14%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.14%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.14%) SCOM
4 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.14%) SCSM
4 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.14%) Terraform
4 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 103 (14.03%) Microsoft
2 84 (11.44%) Oracle
3 59 (8.04%) VMware
4 57 (7.77%) Splunk
5 56 (7.63%) ArcSight
6 44 (5.99%) Cisco
7 39 (5.31%) Citrix
8 23 (3.13%) HP
9 20 (2.72%) Avaloq
10 19 (2.59%) SunGard
10 19 (2.59%) Wall Street Systems
11 18 (2.45%) CheckPoint
12 16 (2.18%) IBM
12 16 (2.18%) NetApp
13 15 (2.04%) SAP
14 14 (1.91%) Intel Security
15 12 (1.63%) Forcepoint
15 12 (1.63%) SonicWALL
16 10 (1.36%) Juniper
17 8 (1.09%) Google
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: from £36k total package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Uncapped OTE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
M4 Corridor / South England
ECM Selection
Salary: from £36k total package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + extensive bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + commission 45-50k OTE 1st year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 4 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + 30,000 - 40,000 OTE
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £18000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago