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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 599 590 613
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 300 322 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.30% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 235 215 225
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
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 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +45 161 £55,000 - 15
South East +2 69 £42,500 -5.55% 9
West Midlands -20 21 £52,500 +40.00% 2
North West +18 17 £47,500 +37.68% 6
East of England +9 11 £46,000 +48.38% 2
Yorkshire -16 7 £42,500 -5.55% 1
South West -18 7 £48,288 +46.32% 1
East Midlands +21 6 £23,250 -38.00% 2
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 177 (28.41%) Finance
2 164 (26.32%) Windows
3 114 (18.30%) Degree
4 104 (16.69%) Microsoft
5 93 (14.93%) Firewall
6 88 (14.13%) VMware
7 80 (12.84%) Information Security
8 69 (11.08%) CISSP
9 68 (10.91%) Linux
10 67 (10.75%) ITIL
11 66 (10.59%) Banking
12 64 (10.27%) SQL
12 64 (10.27%) MS Excel
13 55 (8.83%) Project Management
14 54 (8.67%) Risk Management
14 54 (8.67%) Citrix
15 51 (8.19%) Microsoft Certification
16 50 (8.03%) Windows Server 2008
17 49 (7.87%) Business Development
18 48 (7.70%) VMware Infrastructure
19 47 (7.54%) Retail
19 47 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
20 44 (7.06%) MCSE
20 44 (7.06%) B2B
21 43 (6.90%) Oracle
22 40 (6.42%) SQL Server
22 40 (6.42%) Active Directory
22 40 (6.42%) Cisco
23 39 (6.26%) Penetration Testing
24 37 (5.94%) ISO/IEC 27001

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 32 (5.14%) MS Exchange
2 17 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.57%) IIS
4 14 (2.25%) Lync
5 10 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.64%) Drupal
9 2 (0.32%) WordPress
9 2 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.32%) Kentico
9 2 (0.32%) SAS
9 2 (0.32%) CMS
10 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.16%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 64 (10.27%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.77%) MS Office
3 3 (0.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Movex
1 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.48%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.25%) Office 365
2 13 (2.09%) SaaS
3 11 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 93 (14.93%) Firewall
2 32 (5.14%) TCP/IP
3 29 (4.65%) SAN
4 27 (4.33%) LAN
5 25 (4.01%) WAN
6 24 (3.85%) Network Security
7 16 (2.57%) VPN
8 15 (2.41%) DNS
8 15 (2.41%) DHCP
9 9 (1.44%) FTP
10 7 (1.12%) Internet
11 6 (0.96%) Wireless
12 4 (0.64%) NAS
12 4 (0.64%) VoIP
13 3 (0.48%) Intranet
13 3 (0.48%) HTTP
13 3 (0.48%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.48%) OSPF
13 3 (0.48%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.32%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.21%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.28%) Big Data
4 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.48%) MySQL
7 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.32%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.32%) QlikView
7 2 (0.32%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.16%) DTS
8 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.32%) LoadRunner
1 2 (0.32%) JMeter
2 1 (0.16%) JIRA
2 1 (0.16%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 177 (28.41%) Finance
2 66 (10.59%) Banking
3 47 (7.54%) Retail
4 37 (5.94%) Back Office
5 35 (5.62%) Telecoms
6 23 (3.69%) German Language
7 22 (3.53%) Law
8 20 (3.21%) Retail Banking
9 18 (2.89%) French Language
9 18 (2.89%) Advertising
9 18 (2.89%) Billing
10 17 (2.73%) Legal
11 14 (2.25%) Marketing
12 12 (1.93%) Investment Banking
13 9 (1.44%) Manufacturing
14 8 (1.28%) Games
14 8 (1.28%) Front Office
14 8 (1.28%) Wholesale Banking
15 4 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.48%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.89%) .NET
1 18 (2.89%) Ajax
2 17 (2.73%) HTML
3 7 (1.12%) ASP.NET
3 7 (1.12%) Regular Expression
4 5 (0.80%) Web Services
4 5 (0.80%) CSS
5 4 (0.64%) XML
6 2 (0.32%) jQuery
6 2 (0.32%) SOAP
6 2 (0.32%) COM
6 2 (0.32%) J2EE
7 1 (0.16%) JSP
7 1 (0.16%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.14%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.69%) Fat Client
3 23 (3.69%) Thin Client
4 21 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.73%) Clustering
6 16 (2.57%) Credit Risk
7 15 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (1.93%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.44%) Derivative
10 8 (1.28%) Market Risk
11 7 (1.12%) Economics
11 7 (1.12%) Replication
11 7 (1.12%) BYOD
12 6 (0.96%) PKI
13 5 (0.80%) User Experience
14 4 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
14 4 (0.64%) Online Banking
14 4 (0.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 164 (26.32%) Windows
2 68 (10.91%) Linux
3 50 (8.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (4.65%) UNIX
5 27 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (3.69%) Windows 7
6 23 (3.69%) Windows Vista
7 16 (2.57%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.32%) Android
10 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.16%) NetWare
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (12.84%) Information Security
2 67 (10.75%) ITIL
3 55 (8.83%) Project Management
4 54 (8.67%) Risk Management
5 49 (7.87%) Business Development
6 44 (7.06%) B2B
7 39 (6.26%) Penetration Testing
8 37 (5.94%) Service Delivery
9 34 (5.46%) PRINCE2
10 33 (5.30%) Security Architecture
11 32 (5.14%) Business Analysis
12 27 (4.33%) Cyber Security
13 26 (4.17%) Mentoring
13 26 (4.17%) ERP
13 26 (4.17%) Service Management
13 26 (4.17%) Programme Management
14 25 (4.01%) Analytics
15 23 (3.69%) Risk Assessment
16 19 (3.05%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (2.89%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (10.27%) SQL
2 25 (4.01%) Java
3 11 (1.77%) C
4 10 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.28%) C#
5 8 (1.28%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.64%) Python
6 4 (0.64%) PHP
7 3 (0.48%) Perl
8 2 (0.32%) C++
8 2 (0.32%) VB
8 2 (0.32%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.16%) VB6
9 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 114 (18.30%) Degree
2 69 (11.08%) CISSP
3 51 (8.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (7.06%) MCSE
5 32 (5.14%) MCITP
6 29 (4.65%) CISM
6 29 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 26 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
8 25 (4.01%) ACCA
8 25 (4.01%) OSCP
8 25 (4.01%) OSCE
9 24 (3.85%) CCA
9 24 (3.85%) CISA
9 24 (3.85%) CIMA
10 17 (2.73%) SC Cleared
10 17 (2.73%) Security Cleared
11 13 (2.09%) PMP
11 13 (2.09%) PMI Certification
12 9 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (4.01%) PCI DSS
3 24 (3.85%) COBIT
4 14 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.28%) CRD IV
6 5 (0.80%) COREP
6 5 (0.80%) FINREP
7 3 (0.48%) FISMA
7 3 (0.48%) GPG13
7 3 (0.48%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.48%) QA
8 2 (0.32%) HL7
8 2 (0.32%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.16%) SLA
9 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 48 (7.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (6.42%) Active Directory
3 19 (3.05%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.93%) vSphere
5 5 (0.80%) Terminal Services
5 5 (0.80%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.64%) XenApp
6 4 (0.64%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.64%) vCloud
7 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.32%) XenServer
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.16%) Snort
8 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (1.28%) SCCM
2 6 (0.96%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.80%) SCOM
4 4 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.48%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.32%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.32%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.16%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.16%) Nessus
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.16%) MOM
7 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 104 (16.69%) Microsoft
2 88 (14.13%) VMware
3 54 (8.67%) Citrix
4 43 (6.90%) Oracle
5 40 (6.42%) Cisco
6 37 (5.94%) HP
7 19 (3.05%) NetApp
8 17 (2.73%) Avaloq
9 16 (2.57%) Wall Street Systems
10 15 (2.41%) CheckPoint
10 15 (2.41%) SunGard
10 15 (2.41%) SAP
11 11 (1.77%) Juniper
12 10 (1.61%) EMC
13 9 (1.44%) Symantec
14 8 (1.28%) Veeam
15 7 (1.12%) CA
15 7 (1.12%) Apple
15 7 (1.12%) IBM
16 6 (0.96%) Dell
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Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £35k - 38k per year + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £34000 per annum
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + including car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
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Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary To 40k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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East London
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Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum
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Salary: £65000 - £77000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Surrey
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Salary: Neg
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