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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 594 621 604
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 300 275 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 222 217 187
Average salary £46,367 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 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 28 August 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 +42 158 £52,500 -4.54% 18
South East -10 60 £40,000 -4.76% 3
North West +27 33 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands +13 23 £45,000 -35.71%
South West -26 11 £46,000 +22.66% 5
Yorkshire +7 5 £24,750 -31.25% 1
East Midlands +1 5 £25,000 -39.39% 1
East of England -15 2 £60,250 +50.62% 3
North East - 2 £38,750 -
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 197 (32.08%) Finance
2 167 (27.20%) Degree
3 129 (21.01%) Windows
4 107 (17.43%) Microsoft
5 103 (16.78%) Banking
6 96 (15.64%) CISSP
7 85 (13.84%) Project Management
8 79 (12.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 75 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
10 73 (11.89%) MS Excel
11 71 (11.56%) Oracle
12 70 (11.40%) VMware
13 69 (11.24%) ITIL
14 63 (10.26%) Firewall
15 61 (9.93%) Information Security
15 61 (9.93%) Data Centre
16 59 (9.61%) Active Directory
17 57 (9.28%) Business Development
18 55 (8.96%) PRINCE2
19 51 (8.31%) Law
20 50 (8.14%) SQL
20 50 (8.14%) Vulnerability Management
21 49 (7.98%) Retail
22 48 (7.82%) PCI DSS
22 48 (7.82%) SQL Server
23 47 (7.65%) Risk Management
23 47 (7.65%) Security Architecture
24 46 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
25 45 (7.33%) CISM
26 42 (6.84%) Java

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 41 (6.68%) IIS
2 37 (6.03%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.12%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.81%) Lync
7 4 (0.65%) Drupal
7 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.33%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.16%) JBoss
10 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 73 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.75%) MS Office
3 9 (1.47%) MS Project
4 8 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.49%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.49%) Movex
3 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.63%) Office 365
2 8 (1.30%) SaaS
3 6 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.49%) PaaS
6 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.16%) IaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 63 (10.26%) Firewall
2 26 (4.23%) Network Security
2 26 (4.23%) TCP/IP
3 25 (4.07%) SAN
4 18 (2.93%) Internet
5 14 (2.28%) VPN
5 14 (2.28%) WAN
6 12 (1.95%) LAN
7 10 (1.63%) FTP
7 10 (1.63%) DNS
8 8 (1.30%) DHCP
9 4 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.65%) NAS
9 4 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.65%) Wireless
10 3 (0.49%) IPsec
10 3 (0.49%) BGP
10 3 (0.49%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.49%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (7.82%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.03%) Relational Database
3 17 (2.77%) Big Data
4 9 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.30%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.14%) DB2
7 5 (0.81%) MySQL
7 5 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (0.65%) Xcelsius
8 4 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.81%) HP UFT
1 5 (0.81%) LoadRunner
1 5 (0.81%) JIRA
1 5 (0.81%) Selenium
2 4 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.65%) Toad
3 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.16%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.16%) PeopleTools
General
1 197 (32.08%) Finance
2 103 (16.78%) Banking
3 51 (8.31%) Law
4 49 (7.98%) Retail
5 38 (6.19%) Back Office
6 32 (5.21%) German Language
7 30 (4.89%) Retail Banking
8 28 (4.56%) Telecoms
9 27 (4.40%) Legal
10 26 (4.23%) French Language
11 24 (3.91%) Advertising
12 20 (3.26%) Investment Banking
13 13 (2.12%) Marketing
14 12 (1.95%) Wholesale Banking
15 11 (1.79%) Manufacturing
16 9 (1.47%) Front Office
17 8 (1.30%) Billing
18 6 (0.98%) Local Government
18 6 (0.98%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.98%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.91%) .NET
2 21 (3.42%) HTML
3 15 (2.44%) Ajax
4 9 (1.47%) CSS
5 8 (1.30%) COM
6 6 (0.98%) XML
7 5 (0.81%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.81%) jQuery
8 4 (0.65%) SAP XI
8 4 (0.65%) J2EE
9 3 (0.49%) Web Services
9 3 (0.49%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.49%) HTML5
10 2 (0.33%) CSS3
10 2 (0.33%) OpenGL
10 2 (0.33%) V-Ray
11 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.16%) Silverlight
11 1 (0.16%) Middleware
11 1 (0.16%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (9.93%) Data Centre
3 40 (6.51%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.42%) Credit Risk
5 17 (2.77%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (1.79%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.63%) Derivative
8 10 (1.63%) Thin Client
8 10 (1.63%) Physics
8 10 (1.63%) Fat Client
9 9 (1.47%) Social Media
9 9 (1.47%) Market Risk
9 9 (1.47%) PKI
9 9 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.30%) Replication
10 8 (1.30%) Blog
11 7 (1.14%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.98%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.98%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 129 (21.01%) Windows
2 35 (5.70%) Linux
3 30 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (4.23%) UNIX
4 26 (4.23%) Windows 7
5 23 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (3.09%) Windows 8
7 12 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.47%) Windows Vista
9 8 (1.30%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.81%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.49%) Android
12 1 (0.16%) CentOS
12 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.16%) Debian
12 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.16%) NetWare
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (13.84%) Project Management
2 69 (11.24%) ITIL
3 61 (9.93%) Information Security
4 57 (9.28%) Business Development
5 55 (8.96%) PRINCE2
6 50 (8.14%) Vulnerability Management
7 47 (7.65%) Security Architecture
7 47 (7.65%) Risk Management
8 35 (5.70%) Business Analysis
9 34 (5.54%) Penetration Testing
9 34 (5.54%) Service Management
9 34 (5.54%) B2B
9 34 (5.54%) Performance Management
10 33 (5.37%) Portfolio Management
11 30 (4.89%) Service Delivery
11 30 (4.89%) SDLC
12 28 (4.56%) Cyber Security
13 26 (4.23%) Analytics
13 26 (4.23%) Mentoring
13 26 (4.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (8.14%) SQL
2 42 (6.84%) Java
3 22 (3.58%) C++
4 19 (3.09%) C
5 16 (2.61%) C#
5 16 (2.61%) JavaScript
6 13 (2.12%) PHP
7 12 (1.95%) VB
8 6 (0.98%) PL/SQL
8 6 (0.98%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.81%) Python
10 4 (0.65%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.65%) ActionScript
10 4 (0.65%) VBScript
10 4 (0.65%) Perl
11 2 (0.33%) Smalltalk
11 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.33%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.33%) Ruby
12 1 (0.16%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 167 (27.20%) Degree
2 96 (15.64%) CISSP
3 45 (7.33%) CISM
4 36 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (4.89%) MCSE
6 23 (3.75%) CISA
7 19 (3.09%) ISEB
8 17 (2.77%) ACCA
8 17 (2.77%) Citrix Certification
9 16 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (2.61%) MCITP
10 15 (2.44%) SC Cleared
10 15 (2.44%) Security Cleared
10 15 (2.44%) CIMA
11 13 (2.12%) SSCP
12 11 (1.79%) PMP
12 11 (1.79%) PMI Certification
12 11 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (1.63%) CCNA
14 9 (1.47%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (12.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (7.82%) PCI DSS
3 27 (4.40%) COBIT
4 24 (3.91%) QA
5 13 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.47%) CRD IV
7 5 (0.81%) SLA
8 3 (0.49%) FATCA
9 2 (0.33%) GPG13
9 2 (0.33%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.16%) COREP
10 1 (0.16%) FINREP
System Software
1 59 (9.61%) Active Directory
2 46 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.56%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.95%) vSphere
5 8 (1.30%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.81%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.49%) XenApp
7 3 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.49%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.33%) vCloud
8 2 (0.33%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.16%) XenServer
9 1 (0.16%) Postfix
9 1 (0.16%) KVM
9 1 (0.16%) NFS
9 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (1.14%) Backup Exec
2 5 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (0.65%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.33%) SCCM
6 1 (0.16%) SCOM
6 1 (0.16%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.16%) Nessus
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.16%) MOM
6 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 107 (17.43%) Microsoft
2 71 (11.56%) Oracle
3 70 (11.40%) VMware
4 38 (6.19%) Cisco
5 32 (5.21%) Citrix
6 30 (4.89%) Splunk
7 25 (4.07%) HP
8 24 (3.91%) ArcSight
8 24 (3.91%) Avaloq
9 17 (2.77%) SAP
10 15 (2.44%) IBM
10 15 (2.44%) SunGard
10 15 (2.44%) Wall Street Systems
11 13 (2.12%) EMC
12 11 (1.79%) Dell
12 11 (1.79%) Veeam
13 10 (1.63%) Juniper
13 10 (1.63%) CheckPoint
14 9 (1.47%) BT
14 9 (1.47%) Pega
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 + Car, Bonus, Other Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50000 - £120000
Posted: 20 hours ago
North London
Talent Spa
Salary: Starting from £20k DoE + uncapped commission
Posted: 21 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Neg + Commission + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Pesaro
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Flex Benefits Package - details on a
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Networking People
Salary: uncapped OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + benefits + comission
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + commission + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £23k - 25k per year + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, medical, car
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, medical, car
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, medical, Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, medical, Car
Posted: 4 days ago