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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 602 602 629
Rank change year-on-year
0 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 277 259 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 218 187 210
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
101207 93640 105041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.21% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82615 78406 90395
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -3 130 £55,000 +2.32% 14
South East -6 85 £42,000 +5.00% 10
East of England -9 16 £40,000 +14.28% 2
South West -17 15 £37,500 -28.57% 4
North West -28 9 £40,000 +37.93% 3
Yorkshire -30 9 £36,000 -38.98% 4
West Midlands 0 5 £70,000 +100.00% 2
East Midlands -23 2 £41,250 +10.00%
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 171 (31.61%) Finance
2 130 (24.03%) Degree
3 100 (18.48%) Microsoft
4 97 (17.93%) Windows
5 82 (15.16%) Firewall
6 78 (14.42%) Oracle
7 75 (13.86%) Banking
8 72 (13.31%) Project Management
9 70 (12.94%) SQL
9 70 (12.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 68 (12.57%) ITIL
11 67 (12.38%) Information Security
12 58 (10.72%) PRINCE2
13 56 (10.35%) MS Excel
14 55 (10.17%) Business Development
15 53 (9.80%) CISSP
16 52 (9.61%) Java
17 49 (9.06%) COBIT
18 47 (8.69%) VMware
19 46 (8.50%) Linux
20 45 (8.32%) Service Management
20 45 (8.32%) Business Analysis
21 44 (8.13%) Risk Management
22 40 (7.39%) CISA
22 40 (7.39%) PCI DSS
23 39 (7.21%) ERP
24 37 (6.84%) Management Information System
24 37 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
25 36 (6.65%) Telecoms
25 36 (6.65%) MS Office

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (5.91%) SharePoint
2 25 (4.62%) MS Exchange
3 17 (3.14%) Lync
4 12 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.92%) IIS
7 4 (0.74%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.74%) SAS
7 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.18%) Mule
10 1 (0.18%) CMS
10 1 (0.18%) Apache
10 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 56 (10.35%) MS Excel
2 36 (6.65%) MS Office
3 10 (1.85%) MS Project
3 10 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (1.29%) Oracle CRM
2 6 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.92%) Oracle SCM
3 5 (0.92%) Oracle HRMS
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.74%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.55%) Infor M3
5 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.55%) Movex
6 2 (0.37%) Agresso
6 2 (0.37%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 1 (0.18%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle ASCP
7 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.18%) Demantra
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.11%) Office 365
2 3 (0.55%) SaaS
3 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) IaaS
4 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (15.16%) Firewall
2 31 (5.73%) TCP/IP
3 29 (5.36%) WAN
4 27 (4.99%) LAN
5 24 (4.44%) SAN
6 22 (4.07%) Internet
6 22 (4.07%) Network Security
7 18 (3.33%) VPN
8 14 (2.59%) DNS
9 8 (1.48%) DHCP
10 6 (1.11%) Wireless
11 4 (0.74%) NAS
12 3 (0.55%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.55%) OSPF
12 3 (0.55%) BGP
13 2 (0.37%) FTP
13 2 (0.37%) MPLS
13 2 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.65%) Relational Database
2 31 (5.73%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.74%) EDRMS
5 4 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (0.74%) MS Access
6 3 (0.55%) Big Data
6 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Eclipse
2 4 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (0.74%) FrontPage
3 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 171 (31.61%) Finance
2 75 (13.86%) Banking
3 36 (6.65%) Telecoms
4 27 (4.99%) Retail
5 24 (4.44%) Manufacturing
6 23 (4.25%) Back Office
7 21 (3.88%) German Language
8 20 (3.70%) French Language
9 13 (2.40%) Marketing
9 13 (2.40%) Legal
10 12 (2.22%) Advertising
11 11 (2.03%) Investment Banking
12 10 (1.85%) Law
13 8 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (1.48%) Front Office
14 7 (1.29%) Billing
15 5 (0.92%) Japanese Language
15 5 (0.92%) Games
16 3 (0.55%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.37%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.88%) .NET
2 17 (3.14%) HTML
3 11 (2.03%) Web Services
4 10 (1.85%) XML
5 8 (1.48%) SOAP
5 8 (1.48%) Hibernate
6 6 (1.11%) CSS
7 4 (0.74%) Middleware
7 4 (0.74%) HTML5
8 3 (0.55%) CSS3
8 3 (0.55%) jQuery
8 3 (0.55%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.18%) Ajax
10 1 (0.18%) XSLT
10 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.84%) Management Information System
2 28 (5.18%) Computer Science
3 10 (1.85%) Thin Client
3 10 (1.85%) Fat Client
4 9 (1.66%) E-Learning
5 7 (1.29%) Open Source
6 6 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.92%) Economics
7 5 (0.92%) Mathematics
7 5 (0.92%) Fixed Income
8 4 (0.74%) Clustering
8 4 (0.74%) Life Science
8 4 (0.74%) Informatics
8 4 (0.74%) PKI
8 4 (0.74%) Social Media
9 3 (0.55%) Derivative
9 3 (0.55%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.55%) Replication
9 3 (0.55%) NHS
9 3 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 97 (17.93%) Windows
2 46 (8.50%) Linux
3 24 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (4.25%) UNIX
5 14 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.40%) Windows 7
6 13 (2.40%) AIX
7 9 (1.66%) Windows Vista
7 9 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.66%) Solaris
8 6 (1.11%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (13.31%) Project Management
2 68 (12.57%) ITIL
3 67 (12.38%) Information Security
4 58 (10.72%) PRINCE2
5 55 (10.17%) Business Development
6 45 (8.32%) Service Management
6 45 (8.32%) Business Analysis
7 44 (8.13%) Risk Management
8 39 (7.21%) ERP
9 36 (6.65%) SIEM
10 30 (5.55%) Penetration Testing
11 29 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (4.81%) Change Management
13 25 (4.62%) ITSM
14 24 (4.44%) CRM
14 24 (4.44%) Six Sigma
15 23 (4.25%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
17 20 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
18 19 (3.51%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 70 (12.94%) SQL
2 52 (9.61%) Java
3 25 (4.62%) C++
4 17 (3.14%) PL/SQL
5 14 (2.59%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.85%) Python
7 9 (1.66%) C#
8 6 (1.11%) PHP
8 6 (1.11%) VB
9 5 (0.92%) Perl
10 4 (0.74%) VBA
11 3 (0.55%) C
12 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 130 (24.03%) Degree
2 53 (9.80%) CISSP
3 40 (7.39%) CISA
4 30 (5.55%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (4.81%) CCNA
5 26 (4.81%) CISM
6 19 (3.51%) Security Cleared
7 17 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (2.96%) PCI QSA
9 14 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (2.40%) MCSE
11 12 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (2.22%) MCITP
12 11 (2.03%) ISEB
13 9 (1.66%) CCA
14 6 (1.11%) PMI Certification
14 6 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (1.11%) SC Cleared
15 5 (0.92%) CRISC
15 5 (0.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (12.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (9.06%) COBIT
3 40 (7.39%) PCI DSS
4 25 (4.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.29%) QA
6 3 (0.55%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.37%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.18%) FATCA
8 1 (0.18%) P3O
8 1 (0.18%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.18%) UCITS
8 1 (0.18%) MiFID
8 1 (0.18%) BS25999
8 1 (0.18%) Basel II
8 1 (0.18%) GAMP
8 1 (0.18%) GCP
8 1 (0.18%) GxP
System Software
1 37 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 19 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.74%) vSphere
5 3 (0.55%) KVM
5 3 (0.55%) XenApp
5 3 (0.55%) XenServer
5 3 (0.55%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.55%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.37%) UAG
7 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.18%) Nmap
7 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.18%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (2.03%) SCCM
2 4 (0.74%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.55%) SCOM
3 3 (0.55%) WSUS
3 3 (0.55%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.37%) Cryoserver
5 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.18%) Nessus
5 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.18%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 100 (18.48%) Microsoft
2 78 (14.42%) Oracle
3 47 (8.69%) VMware
4 32 (5.91%) Cisco
5 30 (5.55%) SAP
5 30 (5.55%) CheckPoint
6 23 (4.25%) Citrix
7 15 (2.77%) Apple
8 11 (2.03%) McAfee
9 10 (1.85%) IBM
10 9 (1.66%) HP
10 9 (1.66%) Dell
11 8 (1.48%) F5
11 8 (1.48%) JBoss
12 7 (1.29%) Symantec
13 6 (1.11%) Websense
13 6 (1.11%) LogRhythm
14 5 (0.92%) Sitecore
14 5 (0.92%) Adobe
15 4 (0.74%) Lotus
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent pension & Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: competitive + flexible benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + OTE 60,000K Uncapped + car
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Palm (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Palm (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Palm (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CPI Selection
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
RM Education
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + £4k/car + 5% bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Medley Business Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago