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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 556 587 572
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 325 274 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.30% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 276 228 266
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -4.76%
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
93674 90433 98244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78627 73802 84913
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%

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 January 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 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 +74 174 £57,000 +14.00% 17
South East -47 69 £42,500 +6.25% 5
North West +12 35 £57,500 +109.09% 5
East of England -5 18 £27,750 -10.48%
South West -5 16 £51,576 +51.69% 2
Yorkshire -18 5 £45,750 +22.00% 3
West Midlands -16 4 £37,500 - 2
North East -8 3 £30,000 -20.00%
East Midlands +10 1 £21,500 -49.41%
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 158 (26.03%) Finance
2 156 (25.70%) Windows
3 115 (18.95%) Degree
4 101 (16.64%) Firewall
5 96 (15.82%) Microsoft
6 93 (15.32%) Information Security
7 80 (13.18%) Linux
8 78 (12.85%) MS Excel
9 69 (11.37%) VMware
10 68 (11.20%) SQL
11 67 (11.04%) CISSP
12 60 (9.88%) ITIL
13 58 (9.56%) Project Management
14 56 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 55 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
16 53 (8.73%) Citrix
17 50 (8.24%) Banking
17 50 (8.24%) Penetration Testing
18 47 (7.74%) Microsoft Certification
19 46 (7.58%) Retail
20 44 (7.25%) Business Development
21 42 (6.92%) MCSE
21 42 (6.92%) PRINCE2
22 39 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
23 38 (6.26%) Security Architecture
23 38 (6.26%) Business Analysis
23 38 (6.26%) Risk Management
24 37 (6.10%) Telecoms
24 37 (6.10%) TCP/IP
24 37 (6.10%) Active Directory

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (5.60%) MS Exchange
2 24 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (1.81%) IIS
4 11 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (1.65%) Lync
6 8 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.66%) CMS
8 3 (0.49%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.49%) SAS
9 2 (0.33%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.33%) Drupal
9 2 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.33%) WordPress
9 2 (0.33%) Kentico
10 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 78 (12.85%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.78%) MS Office
3 8 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.99%) MS Project
5 3 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle SCM
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (0.33%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (0.33%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.33%) SalesLogix
3 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.16%) Demantra
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.47%) Office 365
2 11 (1.81%) SaaS
3 8 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (16.64%) Firewall
2 37 (6.10%) TCP/IP
3 30 (4.94%) SAN
3 30 (4.94%) DHCP
4 23 (3.79%) DNS
5 20 (3.29%) LAN
5 20 (3.29%) WAN
6 18 (2.97%) VPN
7 11 (1.81%) Network Security
8 10 (1.65%) Wireless
9 5 (0.82%) Wireless Security
9 5 (0.82%) iSCSI
9 5 (0.82%) HTTP
10 4 (0.66%) Internet
10 4 (0.66%) FTP
10 4 (0.66%) VoIP
10 4 (0.66%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.33%) SSL
12 2 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.65%) Relational Database
3 5 (0.82%) Big Data
3 5 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.33%) MySQL
6 2 (0.33%) QlikView
6 2 (0.33%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.33%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.16%) DB2
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (0.82%) LoadRunner
1 5 (0.82%) JMeter
2 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.33%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.16%) JIRA
3 1 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 158 (26.03%) Finance
2 50 (8.24%) Banking
3 46 (7.58%) Retail
4 37 (6.10%) Telecoms
5 28 (4.61%) Back Office
6 18 (2.97%) Advertising
7 15 (2.47%) Law
8 13 (2.14%) Marketing
8 13 (2.14%) Billing
8 13 (2.14%) Games
9 12 (1.98%) Front Office
9 12 (1.98%) Legal
9 12 (1.98%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.98%) French Language
10 10 (1.65%) Retail Banking
11 8 (1.32%) German Language
12 7 (1.15%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.99%) Wholesale Banking
14 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.29%) .NET
2 13 (2.14%) HTML
3 9 (1.48%) CSS
4 8 (1.32%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.15%) CSS3
5 7 (1.15%) HTML5
6 5 (0.82%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.66%) Web Services
8 3 (0.49%) Ajax
8 3 (0.49%) Middleware
9 2 (0.33%) XML
9 2 (0.33%) SOAP
9 2 (0.33%) jQuery
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.16%) J2EE
10 1 (0.16%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.10%) Computer Science
3 25 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.79%) Thin Client
4 23 (3.79%) Fat Client
5 14 (2.31%) Mathematics
6 11 (1.81%) Credit Risk
7 9 (1.48%) PKI
7 9 (1.48%) Clustering
8 6 (0.99%) E-Learning
8 6 (0.99%) Economics
8 6 (0.99%) Open Source
9 5 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.82%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.82%) Social Media
9 5 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.66%) Informatics
10 4 (0.66%) Derivative
10 4 (0.66%) Market Risk
10 4 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 156 (25.70%) Windows
2 80 (13.18%) Linux
3 56 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (3.79%) Windows 7
5 23 (3.79%) Windows Vista
6 20 (3.29%) UNIX
6 20 (3.29%) Windows 8
7 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.49%) Android
9 2 (0.33%) AIX
10 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (15.32%) Information Security
2 60 (9.88%) ITIL
3 58 (9.56%) Project Management
4 50 (8.24%) Penetration Testing
5 44 (7.25%) Business Development
6 42 (6.92%) PRINCE2
7 38 (6.26%) Security Architecture
7 38 (6.26%) Business Analysis
7 38 (6.26%) Risk Management
8 36 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (5.93%) B2B
9 33 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (5.27%) CRM
11 29 (4.78%) ERP
12 26 (4.28%) SIEM
12 26 (4.28%) Service Delivery
13 25 (4.12%) Risk Assessment
14 24 (3.95%) Mentoring
15 23 (3.79%) Service Management
16 21 (3.46%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (11.20%) SQL
2 22 (3.62%) Java
3 14 (2.31%) Python
4 13 (2.14%) C#
5 12 (1.98%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.65%) Perl
6 10 (1.65%) C++
6 10 (1.65%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.32%) VB
8 6 (0.99%) PHP
9 5 (0.82%) C
10 2 (0.33%) VBScript
11 1 (0.16%) VB6
11 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 115 (18.95%) Degree
2 67 (11.04%) CISSP
3 47 (7.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (6.92%) MCSE
5 36 (5.93%) MCITP
6 29 (4.78%) CISA
6 29 (4.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 26 (4.28%) OSCP
7 26 (4.28%) OSCE
8 24 (3.95%) CISM
8 24 (3.95%) CCA
8 24 (3.95%) Citrix Certification
9 23 (3.79%) Security Cleared
10 16 (2.64%) SC Cleared
11 15 (2.47%) ISTQB
12 12 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (1.81%) ISEB
14 10 (1.65%) CIMA
14 10 (1.65%) ACCA
15 9 (1.48%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (4.28%) COBIT
3 24 (3.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 23 (3.79%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.66%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.49%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.49%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.33%) QA
7 2 (0.33%) COSO
7 2 (0.33%) GPG13
8 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.16%) HL7
8 1 (0.16%) GCP
System Software
1 39 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (6.10%) Active Directory
3 21 (3.46%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.66%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.33%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.16%) vSphere
6 1 (0.16%) Snort
6 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (1.98%) SCCM
2 7 (1.15%) SCOM
3 5 (0.82%) SCOrch
3 5 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (0.82%) SCVMM
4 4 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 96 (15.82%) Microsoft
2 69 (11.37%) VMware
3 53 (8.73%) Citrix
4 34 (5.60%) Cisco
5 33 (5.44%) Oracle
6 31 (5.11%) HP
7 28 (4.61%) CheckPoint
8 21 (3.46%) Juniper
9 18 (2.97%) F5
10 17 (2.80%) Apple
11 16 (2.64%) SAP
12 13 (2.14%) Blue Coat
13 12 (1.98%) NetApp
13 12 (1.98%) Websense
14 11 (1.81%) Fortinet
15 8 (1.32%) Dell
16 7 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (1.15%) Sage
16 7 (1.15%) McAfee
16 7 (1.15%) EMC
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum +OTE
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM Education
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + (inc car allowance) + 5% bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £48,000 per annum depending on skill set and length of
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
PCR
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Commission + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus travel and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Orbium
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £18k - 24k per year + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits. This is Y1 OTE as a trainee
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Atos
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Posted: 23 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago