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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 565 633 563
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -70
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 332 270 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.26% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 234 201 245
Average salary £45,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.05% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
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
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
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 £26,500
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +49 173 £52,500 +5.00% 15
South East +49 90 £37,000 -1.33% 6
North West +9 24 £45,000 +91.48% 2
West Midlands -1 15 £50,000 -28.57% 4
East of England +14 13 £46,000 +54.62% 1
East Midlands +8 6 £25,000 -23.66% 2
South West -15 5 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Yorkshire -17 5 £47,500 +18.75% 1
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 192 (29.36%) Finance
2 154 (23.55%) Windows
3 145 (22.17%) Degree
4 125 (19.11%) Microsoft
5 89 (13.61%) Banking
6 88 (13.46%) Firewall
7 85 (13.00%) VMware
8 79 (12.08%) MS Excel
9 74 (11.31%) CISSP
10 71 (10.86%) Information Security
11 69 (10.55%) ITIL
12 65 (9.94%) Business Development
13 64 (9.79%) Project Management
14 62 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
15 61 (9.33%) Oracle
16 59 (9.02%) Risk Management
17 58 (8.87%) Active Directory
18 52 (7.95%) PRINCE2
18 52 (7.95%) Retail
19 49 (7.49%) Java
20 48 (7.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 48 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
21 47 (7.19%) SQL
22 45 (6.88%) Citrix
23 44 (6.73%) Back Office
24 43 (6.57%) SQL Server
25 42 (6.42%) Linux
25 42 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
25 42 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
26 41 (6.27%) Computer Science

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 35 (5.35%) MS Exchange
2 25 (3.82%) IIS
3 12 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.83%) Lync
4 11 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.61%) Drupal
7 2 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.31%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 79 (12.08%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.91%) MS Office
3 8 (1.22%) MS Project
4 6 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.46%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.46%) Movex
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.14%) Office 365
2 9 (1.38%) SaaS
3 7 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.15%) PaaS
7 1 (0.15%) IaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 88 (13.46%) Firewall
2 30 (4.59%) TCP/IP
3 29 (4.43%) SAN
4 26 (3.98%) Network Security
5 25 (3.82%) LAN
5 25 (3.82%) WAN
6 15 (2.29%) FTP
7 11 (1.68%) Internet
8 10 (1.53%) VPN
8 10 (1.53%) DNS
9 9 (1.38%) DHCP
10 6 (0.92%) Intranet
11 5 (0.76%) NAS
12 4 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.61%) Wireless
13 3 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.46%) NetScaler
13 3 (0.46%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.46%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.89%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.14%) Big Data
4 7 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.76%) DB2
6 5 (0.76%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.61%) MySQL
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.31%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (0.76%) HP UFT
1 5 (0.76%) LoadRunner
1 5 (0.76%) JIRA
1 5 (0.76%) Selenium
2 1 (0.15%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.15%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 192 (29.36%) Finance
2 89 (13.61%) Banking
3 52 (7.95%) Retail
4 44 (6.73%) Back Office
5 37 (5.66%) Law
6 31 (4.74%) Telecoms
6 31 (4.74%) German Language
7 29 (4.43%) Retail Banking
8 26 (3.98%) French Language
9 24 (3.67%) Legal
10 23 (3.52%) Investment Banking
11 22 (3.36%) Advertising
12 15 (2.29%) Billing
13 14 (2.14%) Front Office
14 13 (1.99%) Marketing
15 12 (1.83%) Manufacturing
16 8 (1.22%) Wholesale Banking
17 6 (0.92%) Local Government
18 4 (0.61%) Games
18 4 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.98%) .NET
2 25 (3.82%) HTML
3 24 (3.67%) Ajax
4 8 (1.22%) CSS
5 5 (0.76%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.76%) COM
6 4 (0.61%) J2EE
6 4 (0.61%) XML
6 4 (0.61%) Regular Expression
6 4 (0.61%) jQuery
7 2 (0.31%) V-Ray
7 2 (0.31%) Web Services
8 1 (0.15%) ODBC
8 1 (0.15%) OpenGL
8 1 (0.15%) HTML5
8 1 (0.15%) CSS3
8 1 (0.15%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.27%) Computer Science
3 34 (5.20%) Data Centre
4 22 (3.36%) Credit Risk
5 20 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (3.06%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.29%) Thin Client
6 15 (2.29%) Derivative
6 15 (2.29%) Fat Client
7 14 (2.14%) Market Risk
7 14 (2.14%) Clustering
8 11 (1.68%) Replication
9 10 (1.53%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.53%) PKI
10 9 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.22%) Blog
12 7 (1.07%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.07%) Physics
13 6 (0.92%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 154 (23.55%) Windows
2 42 (6.42%) Linux
2 42 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (4.43%) Windows 7
3 29 (4.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (4.43%) UNIX
4 20 (3.06%) Windows 8
5 15 (2.29%) Windows Vista
6 13 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.07%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.76%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.46%) Android
10 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.15%) NetWare
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.15%) AIX
10 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (10.86%) Information Security
2 69 (10.55%) ITIL
3 65 (9.94%) Business Development
4 64 (9.79%) Project Management
5 59 (9.02%) Risk Management
6 52 (7.95%) PRINCE2
7 40 (6.12%) B2B
7 40 (6.12%) Service Delivery
8 37 (5.66%) Business Analysis
8 37 (5.66%) Cyber Security
8 37 (5.66%) SDLC
9 34 (5.20%) Mentoring
10 32 (4.89%) Penetration Testing
11 31 (4.74%) Analytics
12 30 (4.59%) Service Management
13 26 (3.98%) Programme Management
14 24 (3.67%) Security Architecture
14 24 (3.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 23 (3.52%) Vulnerability Management
15 23 (3.52%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 49 (7.49%) Java
2 47 (7.19%) SQL
3 18 (2.75%) C
3 18 (2.75%) C++
4 16 (2.45%) JavaScript
5 15 (2.29%) C#
6 12 (1.83%) PHP
7 6 (0.92%) PowerShell
7 6 (0.92%) VB
8 5 (0.76%) VB.NET
8 5 (0.76%) Python
9 4 (0.61%) ActionScript
9 4 (0.61%) Perl
10 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.15%) Smalltalk
11 1 (0.15%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.15%) VB6
11 1 (0.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 145 (22.17%) Degree
2 74 (11.31%) CISSP
3 42 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (5.81%) CISM
5 36 (5.50%) MCSE
6 27 (4.13%) ACCA
7 26 (3.98%) CIMA
8 25 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 24 (3.67%) MCITP
10 21 (3.21%) CISA
10 21 (3.21%) Citrix Certification
11 18 (2.75%) SC Cleared
11 18 (2.75%) Security Cleared
12 17 (2.60%) PMP
12 17 (2.60%) PMI Certification
13 16 (2.45%) ISEB
13 16 (2.45%) CCA
14 11 (1.68%) SSCP
15 9 (1.38%) OSCP
15 9 (1.38%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (4.43%) COBIT
3 28 (4.28%) PCI DSS
4 17 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (2.45%) QA
6 14 (2.14%) CRD IV
7 5 (0.76%) COREP
7 5 (0.76%) FINREP
8 2 (0.31%) SLA
8 2 (0.31%) GPG13
9 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 58 (8.87%) Active Directory
2 48 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.21%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.45%) vSphere
5 8 (1.22%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.92%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.76%) XenApp
8 4 (0.61%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.61%) vCloud
9 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.31%) XenServer
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.15%) NFS
11 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (1.53%) Backup Exec
2 5 (0.76%) SCCM
2 5 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (0.76%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.31%) SCOM
5 1 (0.15%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.15%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.15%) Nessus
5 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.15%) MOM
5 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 125 (19.11%) Microsoft
2 85 (13.00%) VMware
3 61 (9.33%) Oracle
4 45 (6.88%) Citrix
5 40 (6.12%) Cisco
6 31 (4.74%) HP
7 24 (3.67%) Avaloq
8 21 (3.21%) Wall Street Systems
9 20 (3.06%) SunGard
10 17 (2.60%) SAP
11 16 (2.45%) CheckPoint
12 14 (2.14%) IBM
12 14 (2.14%) Veeam
13 13 (1.99%) NetApp
14 11 (1.68%) EMC
15 10 (1.53%) Juniper
15 10 (1.53%) Splunk
16 9 (1.38%) Symantec
16 9 (1.38%) BT
17 8 (1.22%) Dell
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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South West London
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Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
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Posted: 3 days ago
Wimbledon
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Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
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