The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 70 44 56
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 32 45 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.59% 4.27% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 4.50% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 23
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,600 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Consultant
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1196 1000 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.69% 94.97% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 961 783 711
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Consultant
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Essex region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Essex

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Essex

Consultant
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Basildon +12 3 - -
Chelmsford -15 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Colchester -5 1 £35,000 -44.00%
Saffron Walden - 1 £45,000 - 1
Waltham Abbey - 1 - -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 25 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 23 (32.86%) Windows
3 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
3 16 (22.86%) Citrix
4 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (21.43%) DNS
4 15 (21.43%) SAP
4 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (20.00%) SQL
6 12 (17.14%) Finance
7 11 (15.71%) VMware
7 11 (15.71%) MCSE
7 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (14.29%) ABAP
8 10 (14.29%) Law
9 9 (12.86%) Clustering
9 9 (12.86%) Migration
9 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (12.86%) Windows 2000 Server
9 9 (12.86%) MCITP
10 8 (11.43%) .NET
10 8 (11.43%) CRM
10 8 (11.43%) EDI
11 7 (10.00%) ERP
11 7 (10.00%) ITIL
11 7 (10.00%) SAP SD
11 7 (10.00%) Firewall
12 6 (8.57%) Validation
12 6 (8.57%) SAP FI/CO

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.29%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) Lync
3 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Office
2 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (10.00%) SAP SD
2 6 (8.57%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (8.57%) SAP CO
2 6 (8.57%) SAP FI
2 6 (8.57%) SAP ERP
3 5 (7.14%) SAP FI-AP
3 5 (7.14%) SAP PS
4 2 (2.86%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) DNS
2 7 (10.00%) Firewall
3 6 (8.57%) VPN
4 5 (7.14%) LAN
4 5 (7.14%) WAN
4 5 (7.14%) SAN
5 4 (5.71%) DHCP
6 2 (2.86%) Internet
6 2 (2.86%) SSL
6 2 (2.86%) LDAP
6 2 (2.86%) SMTP
6 2 (2.86%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) LoadUI
1 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.43%) Selenium
1 1 (1.43%) JIRA
1 1 (1.43%) Xcode
1 1 (1.43%) JMeter
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Law
3 5 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Billing
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Back Office
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) .NET
1 8 (11.43%) EDI
2 4 (5.71%) Visualforce
3 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.43%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (1.43%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.43%) J2EE
4 1 (1.43%) SOAP
4 1 (1.43%) Web Services
4 1 (1.43%) Cocoa
4 1 (1.43%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.86%) Clustering
3 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.29%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.29%) Physics
4 3 (4.29%) AS400
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.43%) User Experience
6 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.43%) iPad
6 1 (1.43%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.86%) Windows
2 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (12.86%) Windows 2000 Server
4 6 (8.57%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.71%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.86%) Linux
6 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.86%) Migration
2 8 (11.43%) CRM
3 7 (10.00%) ERP
3 7 (10.00%) ITIL
4 6 (8.57%) Validation
4 6 (8.57%) Business Analysis
4 6 (8.57%) Project Management
5 4 (5.71%) OO
5 4 (5.71%) Test Scripting
5 4 (5.71%) Data Migration
6 3 (4.29%) Business Transformation
6 3 (4.29%) Analytics
6 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.29%) Straight-Through Processing
6 3 (4.29%) Signal Processing
6 3 (4.29%) Image Processing
6 3 (4.29%) Data Mapping
6 3 (4.29%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (4.29%) WFM
6 3 (4.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.00%) SQL
2 10 (14.29%) ABAP
3 6 (8.57%) Java
4 4 (5.71%) Apex Code
4 4 (5.71%) SOQL
5 3 (4.29%) COBOL
5 3 (4.29%) RPG
6 2 (2.86%) C
6 2 (2.86%) C#
7 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.43%) VB
7 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.71%) MCSE
3 9 (12.86%) MCITP
4 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.14%) Degree
4 5 (7.14%) CCA
5 4 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.71%) MCP
6 2 (2.86%) VCP4
7 1 (1.43%) CCIE
7 1 (1.43%) CCNP
7 1 (1.43%) PMP
7 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.43%) CISSP
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.43%) CISA
7 1 (1.43%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.86%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (2.86%) MAILsweeper
1 2 (2.86%) SCCM
1 2 (2.86%) SCOM
1 2 (2.86%) SCVMM
1 2 (2.86%) Windows Intune
1 2 (2.86%) SCOrch
1 2 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (2.86%) SCSM
Vendors
1 25 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.86%) Citrix
3 15 (21.43%) SAP
4 11 (15.71%) VMware
5 4 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.71%) HP
5 4 (5.71%) Sage
5 4 (5.71%) SonicWALL
5 4 (5.71%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (4.29%) Genesys
7 2 (2.86%) NetApp
7 2 (2.86%) Websense
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco
8 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
Saffron Walden, Essex
Computer People
Salary: Upwards of £45k + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Epping, Essex
Permanent People
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus structure, share options
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Skilliantech Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + car allowance , negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago