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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 607 568 624
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +56
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 285 310 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 229 235 221
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
100718 95501 103305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.50% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83018 80165 88637
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 £26,750 £26,500
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -26 147 £52,500 - 14
South East +2 83 £42,500 +6.25% 4
North West -2 17 £42,500 +70.00% 3
South West -26 15 £42,500 -5.55% 3
East of England -17 12 £37,500 -31.81% 5
Yorkshire -36 5 £38,500 -31.85% 1
West Midlands -23 2 - - 1
East Midlands -11 1 £45,000 +20.00%
North East -26 1 £37,500 - 1
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 148 (27.01%) Finance
2 118 (21.53%) Windows
2 118 (21.53%) Degree
3 95 (17.34%) Microsoft
4 86 (15.69%) Information Security
5 83 (15.15%) ITIL
6 82 (14.96%) Firewall
7 75 (13.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 72 (13.14%) Project Management
8 72 (13.14%) PRINCE2
9 71 (12.96%) MS Excel
10 67 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
11 65 (11.86%) SQL
12 63 (11.50%) Banking
13 60 (10.95%) Linux
14 59 (10.77%) CISSP
15 58 (10.58%) Oracle
16 55 (10.04%) Business Development
17 54 (9.85%) COBIT
18 50 (9.12%) VMware
19 47 (8.58%) Service Management
19 47 (8.58%) Business Analysis
20 46 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
21 45 (8.21%) PCI DSS
22 43 (7.85%) MS Office
23 40 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
23 40 (7.30%) SIEM
24 39 (7.12%) Penetration Testing
24 39 (7.12%) CISA
24 39 (7.12%) CheckPoint

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 29 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 25 (4.56%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.55%) Lync
4 12 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (2.19%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.46%) IIS
6 8 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.28%) JBoss
8 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.55%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.55%) SAS
10 2 (0.36%) CMS
10 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.18%) Mule
11 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 71 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 43 (7.85%) MS Office
3 8 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.09%) MS Project
5 4 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.36%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.09%) Oracle CRM
1 6 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.91%) Oracle SCM
2 5 (0.91%) Oracle HRMS
3 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.36%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 2 (0.36%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.36%) Agresso
5 2 (0.36%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.36%) SalesLogix
5 2 (0.36%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.18%) Demantra
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.64%) Office 365
2 5 (0.91%) SaaS
3 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.18%) PaaS
4 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (14.96%) Firewall
2 36 (6.57%) TCP/IP
3 27 (4.93%) SAN
4 20 (3.65%) Internet
4 20 (3.65%) WAN
5 17 (3.10%) LAN
5 17 (3.10%) Network Security
6 14 (2.55%) VPN
6 14 (2.55%) DHCP
7 11 (2.01%) DNS
8 5 (0.91%) Wireless
9 3 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.55%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.55%) Wireless Security
9 3 (0.55%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.55%) OSPF
9 3 (0.55%) BGP
10 2 (0.36%) MPLS
10 2 (0.36%) HTTP
10 2 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.20%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (1.46%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.73%) Big Data
6 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.18%) MySQL
7 1 (0.18%) DB2
7 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.09%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.36%) JMeter
2 2 (0.36%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.18%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 148 (27.01%) Finance
2 63 (11.50%) Banking
3 37 (6.75%) Telecoms
4 26 (4.74%) Retail
5 21 (3.83%) Manufacturing
6 19 (3.47%) Marketing
7 16 (2.92%) Back Office
8 15 (2.74%) Advertising
8 15 (2.74%) Legal
9 13 (2.37%) Law
10 12 (2.19%) French Language
11 11 (2.01%) Games
12 9 (1.64%) Billing
12 9 (1.64%) German Language
12 9 (1.64%) Front Office
13 6 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.91%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.36%) Military
15 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.36%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.20%) .NET
2 18 (3.28%) HTML
3 9 (1.64%) CSS
4 7 (1.28%) CSS3
4 7 (1.28%) HTML5
4 7 (1.28%) Web Services
5 6 (1.09%) Hibernate
5 6 (1.09%) XML
5 6 (1.09%) SOAP
6 4 (0.73%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.73%) Middleware
7 3 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.36%) jQuery
9 1 (0.18%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.93%) Management Information System
3 32 (5.84%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.10%) Thin Client
4 17 (3.10%) Fat Client
5 16 (2.92%) User Experience
6 10 (1.82%) E-Learning
7 8 (1.46%) Open Source
8 7 (1.28%) PKI
8 7 (1.28%) Social Media
9 6 (1.09%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.91%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.73%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.73%) Informatics
12 3 (0.55%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.55%) Life Science
12 3 (0.55%) PMI
12 3 (0.55%) NHS
13 2 (0.36%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 118 (21.53%) Windows
2 60 (10.95%) Linux
3 40 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (3.47%) UNIX
5 17 (3.10%) Windows 7
6 16 (2.92%) Windows Vista
7 13 (2.37%) AIX
8 12 (2.19%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.28%) Solaris
11 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.18%) Android
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (15.69%) Information Security
2 83 (15.15%) ITIL
3 72 (13.14%) Project Management
3 72 (13.14%) PRINCE2
4 67 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (10.04%) Business Development
6 47 (8.58%) Service Management
6 47 (8.58%) Business Analysis
7 40 (7.30%) SIEM
8 39 (7.12%) Penetration Testing
9 37 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 34 (6.20%) Risk Management
11 33 (6.02%) ERP
12 27 (4.93%) CRM
12 27 (4.93%) Coaching
13 23 (4.20%) ITSM
14 22 (4.01%) Service Delivery
15 21 (3.83%) E-Commerce
16 20 (3.65%) Business Transformation
17 19 (3.47%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 65 (11.86%) SQL
2 37 (6.75%) Java
3 20 (3.65%) C++
4 16 (2.92%) Python
5 15 (2.74%) C#
6 11 (2.01%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.64%) PHP
7 9 (1.64%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.46%) Perl
9 7 (1.28%) VB
10 3 (0.55%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.18%) C
11 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 118 (21.53%) Degree
2 59 (10.77%) CISSP
3 39 (7.12%) CISA
4 33 (6.02%) CISM
5 30 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (5.29%) MCSE
7 25 (4.56%) MCITP
7 25 (4.56%) Security Cleared
8 20 (3.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (3.10%) CCA
9 17 (3.10%) Citrix Certification
9 17 (3.10%) CCNA
9 17 (3.10%) PCI QSA
10 16 (2.92%) ISEB
11 11 (2.01%) ISTQB
12 10 (1.82%) CRISC
12 10 (1.82%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.09%) MBA
13 6 (1.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (13.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (9.85%) COBIT
3 45 (8.21%) PCI DSS
4 29 (5.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.73%) QA
6 3 (0.55%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.36%) GCP
7 2 (0.36%) COSO
8 1 (0.18%) MiFID
8 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.18%) Basel II
8 1 (0.18%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.18%) P3O
8 1 (0.18%) FATCA
System Software
1 35 (6.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (5.47%) Active Directory
3 21 (3.83%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.55%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.55%) KVM
5 1 (0.18%) Nmap
5 1 (0.18%) UAG
5 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.18%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (2.01%) SCCM
2 4 (0.73%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.55%) SCOM
3 3 (0.55%) SCVMM
3 3 (0.55%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.18%) Nessus
4 1 (0.18%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 95 (17.34%) Microsoft
2 58 (10.58%) Oracle
3 50 (9.12%) VMware
4 39 (7.12%) CheckPoint
5 34 (6.20%) Citrix
6 31 (5.66%) Cisco
7 29 (5.29%) SAP
8 21 (3.83%) Apple
9 18 (3.28%) F5
10 16 (2.92%) Juniper
11 12 (2.19%) Websense
11 12 (2.19%) HP
12 9 (1.64%) Dell
13 8 (1.46%) IBM
13 8 (1.46%) McAfee
13 8 (1.46%) Blue Coat
13 8 (1.46%) Fortinet
14 7 (1.28%) Sitecore
15 5 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (0.91%) Sage
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0 - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
RM Education
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + £4k/car + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harnham
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bonus, pension, training scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £42000 to £50000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Orchid Wire
Salary: Car or £300p/m Car Allowance
Posted: 7 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Orchid Wire
Salary: Car or £300p/m Car Allowance
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
BITE London
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago