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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 605 580 584
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 269 295 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 222 248 257
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
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 £26,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -10 140 £50,000 - 10
South East -43 61 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North West +3 25 £53,750 +138.88% 1
East of England -7 17 £27,750 -51.73% 4
South West -15 9 £47,500 +41.79% 1
North East -11 5 £32,500 -13.33%
Yorkshire -16 5 £60,000 +37.14% 2
West Midlands -16 4 £37,500 +19.04% 3
East Midlands +11 2 £30,750 -20.64%
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 157 (26.98%) Finance
2 153 (26.29%) Windows
3 115 (19.76%) Degree
4 96 (16.49%) Information Security
5 89 (15.29%) Microsoft
5 89 (15.29%) Firewall
6 84 (14.43%) Linux
7 81 (13.92%) MS Excel
8 72 (12.37%) SQL
9 69 (11.86%) CISSP
10 67 (11.51%) ITIL
11 64 (11.00%) Project Management
11 64 (11.00%) VMware
11 64 (11.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 57 (9.79%) Banking
13 55 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 53 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
15 52 (8.93%) PRINCE2
16 49 (8.42%) Penetration Testing
17 48 (8.25%) Citrix
18 44 (7.56%) Oracle
19 43 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
19 43 (7.39%) Agile Software Development
19 43 (7.39%) Business Analysis
19 43 (7.39%) Business Development
20 42 (7.22%) PCI DSS
20 42 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
21 41 (7.04%) Retail
22 39 (6.70%) MCSE
22 39 (6.70%) SIEM

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (5.15%) SharePoint
2 26 (4.47%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.06%) Lync
4 11 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (1.72%) IIS
6 8 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.03%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.69%) CMS
9 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.52%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.52%) SAS
10 2 (0.34%) JBoss
10 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.34%) WordPress
10 2 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.34%) Kentico
10 2 (0.34%) Drupal
Applications
1 81 (13.92%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.81%) MS Office
3 8 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.20%) MS Project
5 3 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.34%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (0.52%) Oracle SCM
2 3 (0.52%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (0.34%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.34%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.34%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.17%) Demantra
4 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.23%) Office 365
2 10 (1.72%) SaaS
3 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (15.29%) Firewall
2 38 (6.53%) TCP/IP
3 28 (4.81%) SAN
4 23 (3.95%) DHCP
5 19 (3.26%) DNS
6 17 (2.92%) VPN
6 17 (2.92%) Network Security
7 16 (2.75%) LAN
8 15 (2.58%) WAN
9 11 (1.89%) Internet
10 9 (1.55%) Wireless
11 4 (0.69%) Wireless Security
11 4 (0.69%) iSCSI
11 4 (0.69%) HTTP
12 3 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (0.34%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.34%) FTP
14 1 (0.17%) SMTP
14 1 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.23%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (1.20%) Big Data
5 4 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.34%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.34%) MySQL
7 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.34%) QlikView
7 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.17%) DTS
8 1 (0.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (0.86%) LoadRunner
1 5 (0.86%) JMeter
2 1 (0.17%) JIRA
2 1 (0.17%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
General
1 157 (26.98%) Finance
2 57 (9.79%) Banking
3 41 (7.04%) Retail
4 31 (5.33%) Telecoms
5 24 (4.12%) Back Office
6 16 (2.75%) Legal
6 16 (2.75%) Advertising
7 15 (2.58%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.41%) Games
9 12 (2.06%) Marketing
10 11 (1.89%) Law
11 10 (1.72%) Front Office
11 10 (1.72%) Billing
12 9 (1.55%) Retail Banking
12 9 (1.55%) French Language
13 8 (1.37%) Investment Banking
14 6 (1.03%) Wholesale Banking
15 5 (0.86%) German Language
16 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.34%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.44%) .NET
2 11 (1.89%) HTML
3 9 (1.55%) CSS
4 8 (1.37%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.20%) HTML5
5 7 (1.20%) CSS3
6 6 (1.03%) Web Services
7 4 (0.69%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.69%) Middleware
8 3 (0.52%) SOAP
8 3 (0.52%) XML
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.34%) jQuery
10 1 (0.17%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.17%) JSP
10 1 (0.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.01%) Computer Science
3 30 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 25 (4.30%) Thin Client
4 25 (4.30%) Fat Client
5 12 (2.06%) Mathematics
6 10 (1.72%) E-Learning
7 9 (1.55%) Credit Risk
8 8 (1.37%) Open Source
8 8 (1.37%) PKI
8 8 (1.37%) User Experience
9 5 (0.86%) NHS
9 5 (0.86%) Social Media
9 5 (0.86%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.69%) Informatics
10 4 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.69%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.52%) Clustering
12 2 (0.34%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 153 (26.29%) Windows
2 84 (14.43%) Linux
3 55 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (4.30%) Windows Vista
6 19 (3.26%) UNIX
6 19 (3.26%) Windows 7
7 18 (3.09%) Windows 8
8 12 (2.06%) AIX
9 8 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.34%) Android
11 1 (0.17%) Solaris
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (16.49%) Information Security
2 67 (11.51%) ITIL
3 64 (11.00%) Project Management
4 52 (8.93%) PRINCE2
5 49 (8.42%) Penetration Testing
6 43 (7.39%) Business Analysis
6 43 (7.39%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (7.39%) Business Development
7 39 (6.70%) SIEM
8 35 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (5.84%) Risk Management
10 32 (5.50%) CRM
11 31 (5.33%) Service Management
12 29 (4.98%) Security Architecture
13 28 (4.81%) ERP
14 27 (4.64%) Risk Assessment
15 25 (4.30%) B2B
16 21 (3.61%) Service Delivery
16 21 (3.61%) E-Commerce
17 19 (3.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (12.37%) SQL
2 22 (3.78%) Java
3 14 (2.41%) C#
4 13 (2.23%) C++
4 13 (2.23%) Python
5 11 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.72%) Perl
7 8 (1.37%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.20%) VB
9 6 (1.03%) PHP
10 5 (0.86%) C
11 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 115 (19.76%) Degree
2 69 (11.86%) CISSP
3 43 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (6.70%) MCSE
5 37 (6.36%) MCITP
6 32 (5.50%) CISA
7 30 (5.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 29 (4.98%) CISM
9 26 (4.47%) CCA
9 26 (4.47%) Citrix Certification
10 23 (3.95%) Security Cleared
11 17 (2.92%) OSCP
11 17 (2.92%) OSCE
12 16 (2.75%) ISEB
13 15 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (2.58%) ISTQB
13 15 (2.58%) SC Cleared
14 12 (2.06%) PCI QSA
14 12 (2.06%) MBA
15 11 (1.89%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (11.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (7.22%) PCI DSS
3 36 (6.19%) COBIT
4 28 (4.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.52%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.52%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.52%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.34%) GPG13
6 2 (0.34%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.34%) GCP
6 2 (0.34%) COSO
6 2 (0.34%) QA
7 1 (0.17%) HL7
7 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.17%) MiFID
7 1 (0.17%) FATCA
System Software
1 42 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (5.67%) Active Directory
3 19 (3.26%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.69%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.52%) KVM
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.17%) Snort
6 1 (0.17%) Nmap
6 1 (0.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (1.89%) SCCM
2 6 (1.03%) SCOM
3 4 (0.69%) SCVMM
3 4 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (0.69%) SCOrch
3 4 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.17%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 89 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 64 (11.00%) VMware
3 48 (8.25%) Citrix
4 44 (7.56%) Oracle
5 34 (5.84%) Cisco
6 30 (5.15%) CheckPoint
7 23 (3.95%) Apple
8 22 (3.78%) HP
9 20 (3.44%) Juniper
10 19 (3.26%) SAP
11 16 (2.75%) F5
12 12 (2.06%) Blue Coat
13 10 (1.72%) Fortinet
14 9 (1.55%) McAfee
14 9 (1.55%) Dell
15 8 (1.37%) Websense
16 7 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
17 6 (1.03%) Sage
17 6 (1.03%) Symantec
17 6 (1.03%) EMC
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
@ITS
Salary: From £80,000 to £80,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
@ITS
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
@ITS
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus travel and bens
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + OTE £35000 1st Year
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Mosaic Island
Salary: Excellent and bonus scheme
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Yorkshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: £25,000-£30,000 (£50,000 OTE after accreditation)
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
DP Connect
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Health Care, Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Yorkshire
ebuyer.com
Posted: 24 days ago
Wokingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Ireland, Bedfordshire
Pentasia Ltd
Posted: 26 days ago