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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 578 663 597
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -66
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 313 264 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 234 186 230
Average salary £46,500 £45,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.76% +0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
93153 104532 96855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77472 86582 81511
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +69 154 £52,500 +5.00% 10
South East +40 85 £42,500 -5.55% 8
North West +22 23 £42,500 +46.55% 4
East of England +35 18 £46,000 +100.00%
West Midlands +9 16 £55,000 -
East Midlands +8 7 £25,000 -10.71%
Yorkshire -7 7 £47,500 +11.76% 4
South West -17 3 £45,000 +16.12% 1
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 180 (28.57%) Finance
2 162 (25.71%) Windows
3 131 (20.79%) Degree
4 120 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 97 (15.40%) Firewall
6 93 (14.76%) VMware
7 74 (11.75%) Information Security
7 74 (11.75%) Banking
8 73 (11.59%) ITIL
9 72 (11.43%) CISSP
10 71 (11.27%) MS Excel
11 61 (9.68%) Project Management
12 59 (9.37%) SQL
13 57 (9.05%) Business Development
14 56 (8.89%) Oracle
15 53 (8.41%) Linux
15 53 (8.41%) Risk Management
16 51 (8.10%) VMware Infrastructure
17 50 (7.94%) Active Directory
18 49 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
18 49 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
19 47 (7.46%) Citrix
19 47 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
20 43 (6.83%) Retail
20 43 (6.83%) Cisco
21 42 (6.67%) B2B
21 42 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 40 (6.35%) PRINCE2
22 40 (6.35%) HP
23 39 (6.19%) MCSE

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 36 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 20 (3.17%) IIS
3 13 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.90%) Lync
4 12 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.63%) Drupal
8 2 (0.32%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 71 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.54%) MS Office
3 6 (0.95%) MS Project
4 4 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.48%) Movex
2 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.48%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.06%) Office 365
2 11 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (1.75%) SaaS
3 6 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 97 (15.40%) Firewall
2 32 (5.08%) LAN
2 32 (5.08%) SAN
3 31 (4.92%) TCP/IP
4 30 (4.76%) WAN
5 25 (3.97%) Network Security
6 15 (2.38%) VPN
6 15 (2.38%) DNS
7 13 (2.06%) DHCP
8 11 (1.75%) FTP
9 8 (1.27%) Wireless
10 6 (0.95%) Internet
11 5 (0.79%) NAS
12 4 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.48%) Intranet
13 3 (0.48%) OSPF
13 3 (0.48%) HTTP
13 3 (0.48%) VoIP
13 3 (0.48%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.13%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.27%) Big Data
4 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.63%) MySQL
7 3 (0.48%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.48%) DB2
7 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (0.79%) LoadRunner
1 5 (0.79%) Selenium
1 5 (0.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.16%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
General
1 180 (28.57%) Finance
2 74 (11.75%) Banking
3 43 (6.83%) Retail
4 39 (6.19%) Back Office
5 35 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 31 (4.92%) Law
7 27 (4.29%) German Language
8 22 (3.49%) French Language
9 20 (3.17%) Legal
10 19 (3.02%) Advertising
10 19 (3.02%) Retail Banking
11 17 (2.70%) Billing
12 16 (2.54%) Investment Banking
12 16 (2.54%) Marketing
13 11 (1.75%) Manufacturing
14 10 (1.59%) Front Office
15 7 (1.11%) Games
16 5 (0.79%) Wholesale Banking
17 4 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.63%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.49%) Ajax
1 22 (3.49%) HTML
2 20 (3.17%) .NET
3 7 (1.11%) CSS
4 5 (0.79%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.63%) jQuery
5 4 (0.63%) J2EE
5 4 (0.63%) COM
5 4 (0.63%) XML
6 3 (0.48%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.32%) V-Ray
7 2 (0.32%) Web Services
8 1 (0.16%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.24%) Data Centre
3 31 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.02%) Thin Client
5 19 (3.02%) Fat Client
6 18 (2.86%) Clustering
6 18 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (2.38%) Credit Risk
8 11 (1.75%) Replication
8 11 (1.75%) Derivative
9 10 (1.59%) Market Risk
10 9 (1.43%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.27%) PKI
12 6 (0.95%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.95%) Physics
13 5 (0.79%) iSeries
13 5 (0.79%) Economics
13 5 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 162 (25.71%) Windows
2 53 (8.41%) Linux
3 49 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (4.44%) Windows 7
6 27 (4.29%) UNIX
7 20 (3.17%) Windows 8
8 19 (3.02%) Windows Vista
9 12 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.32%) Android
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.16%) AIX
12 1 (0.16%) Solaris
12 1 (0.16%) NetWare
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (11.75%) Information Security
2 73 (11.59%) ITIL
3 61 (9.68%) Project Management
4 57 (9.05%) Business Development
5 53 (8.41%) Risk Management
6 42 (6.67%) B2B
7 40 (6.35%) PRINCE2
8 38 (6.03%) Service Delivery
9 36 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
9 36 (5.71%) Business Analysis
10 33 (5.24%) SDLC
11 31 (4.92%) Security Architecture
11 31 (4.92%) Cyber Security
12 30 (4.76%) Service Management
13 29 (4.60%) Mentoring
14 28 (4.44%) ERP
15 26 (4.13%) Analytics
16 23 (3.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 22 (3.49%) IT Governance
18 21 (3.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (9.37%) SQL
2 36 (5.71%) Java
3 13 (2.06%) JavaScript
4 12 (1.90%) C
5 8 (1.27%) C++
6 7 (1.11%) C#
7 5 (0.79%) PHP
7 5 (0.79%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.63%) Perl
8 4 (0.63%) VB
8 4 (0.63%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.16%) Python
9 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 131 (20.79%) Degree
2 72 (11.43%) CISSP
3 49 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (6.19%) MCSE
5 34 (5.40%) CISM
6 29 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 28 (4.44%) MCITP
7 28 (4.44%) ACCA
8 27 (4.29%) CIMA
9 24 (3.81%) CISA
9 24 (3.81%) Citrix Certification
10 20 (3.17%) CCA
11 18 (2.86%) OSCP
11 18 (2.86%) OSCE
12 14 (2.22%) ISEB
13 13 (2.06%) PMP
13 13 (2.06%) PMI Certification
14 12 (1.90%) SC Cleared
14 12 (1.90%) Security Cleared
15 11 (1.75%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (4.44%) COBIT
3 25 (3.97%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (1.59%) CRD IV
5 10 (1.59%) QA
6 5 (0.79%) COREP
6 5 (0.79%) FINREP
7 2 (0.32%) HL7
8 1 (0.16%) SLA
8 1 (0.16%) GPG13
System Software
1 51 (8.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (7.94%) Active Directory
3 23 (3.65%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.54%) vSphere
5 8 (1.27%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.95%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.79%) XenApp
8 4 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.63%) vCloud
9 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.32%) XenServer
11 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.16%) NFS
11 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (1.59%) Backup Exec
2 5 (0.79%) NetBackup
2 5 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (0.63%) SCCM
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.32%) SCOM
6 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.16%) MOM
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.16%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.16%) Nessus
6 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 120 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 93 (14.76%) VMware
3 56 (8.89%) Oracle
4 47 (7.46%) Citrix
5 43 (6.83%) Cisco
6 40 (6.35%) HP
7 22 (3.49%) Avaloq
8 20 (3.17%) SAP
9 19 (3.02%) NetApp
9 19 (3.02%) Wall Street Systems
10 18 (2.86%) SunGard
11 15 (2.38%) CheckPoint
12 14 (2.22%) Veeam
13 12 (1.90%) EMC
14 10 (1.59%) Symantec
14 10 (1.59%) IBM
15 9 (1.43%) Juniper
16 8 (1.27%) BT
17 7 (1.11%) Splunk
18 6 (0.95%) Fortinet
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits, training, progression
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ECS
Salary: benefits,
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: From £65,000 to £77,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum + Commission + Incentives
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allow Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago