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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 72 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 26 37 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.03% 2.65% 4.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 2.77% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 31
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1235 1334 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.41% 95.42% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 1074 832
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Colchester +5 9 £21,000 -66.40%
Basildon +5 2 - -
Harlow - 2 £50,000 -
Saffron Walden - 2 £45,000 -
Waltham Abbey - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 £60,000 -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (29.58%) Windows
1 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.94%) SAP
3 15 (21.13%) DNS
3 15 (21.13%) Citrix
3 15 (21.13%) Active Directory
3 15 (21.13%) Finance
4 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (16.90%) SQL
6 12 (16.90%) ABAP
6 12 (16.90%) VMware
7 11 (15.49%) .NET
7 11 (15.49%) CRM
7 11 (15.49%) SharePoint
7 11 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (12.68%) ERP
9 9 (12.68%) MCSE
9 9 (12.68%) Clustering
9 9 (12.68%) Law
9 9 (12.68%) MCITP
9 9 (12.68%) Windows 2000 Server
9 9 (12.68%) Degree
10 8 (11.27%) SAP ERP
10 8 (11.27%) Business Analysis
10 8 (11.27%) Project Management
11 7 (9.86%) SAP SD
11 7 (9.86%) Java

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (15.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.23%) IIS
3 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) Lync
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Office
2 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) SAP ERP
2 7 (9.86%) SAP SD
3 6 (8.45%) SAP FI
3 6 (8.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (8.45%) SAP CO
4 5 (7.04%) SAP FI-AP
4 5 (7.04%) SAP PS
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (2.82%) SAP CRM
7 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.13%) DNS
2 7 (9.86%) Firewall
3 6 (8.45%) VPN
4 4 (5.63%) LAN
4 4 (5.63%) WAN
4 4 (5.63%) DHCP
5 3 (4.23%) SAN
6 2 (2.82%) Internet
6 2 (2.82%) SSL
6 2 (2.82%) LDAP
6 2 (2.82%) SMTP
7 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Xcode
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Law
3 5 (7.04%) Banking
4 3 (4.23%) Military
5 2 (2.82%) Billing
5 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.82%) Electronics
6 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.41%) Legal
6 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) .NET
2 6 (8.45%) EDI
3 4 (5.63%) Visualforce
4 2 (2.82%) J2EE
4 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.41%) JSP
5 1 (1.41%) Web Services
5 1 (1.41%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.41%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (1.41%) Cocoa
5 1 (1.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.68%) Clustering
3 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) AS400
4 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.23%) Physics
4 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) RMADS
5 1 (1.41%) iPad
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.41%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.58%) Windows
2 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (12.68%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.82%) Linux
6 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.49%) CRM
2 9 (12.68%) ERP
3 8 (11.27%) Project Management
3 8 (11.27%) Business Analysis
4 6 (8.45%) ITIL
5 5 (7.04%) Migration
6 4 (5.63%) Information Security
6 4 (5.63%) OO
6 4 (5.63%) Change Management
6 4 (5.63%) Validation
7 3 (4.23%) Analytics
7 3 (4.23%) Image Processing
7 3 (4.23%) Signal Processing
7 3 (4.23%) Time Management
7 3 (4.23%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.23%) Data Mapping
8 2 (2.82%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (2.82%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.82%) WFM
8 2 (2.82%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.90%) SQL
1 12 (16.90%) ABAP
2 7 (9.86%) Java
3 5 (7.04%) C
4 4 (5.63%) VB
4 4 (5.63%) VB.NET
4 4 (5.63%) Apex Code
4 4 (5.63%) SOQL
5 3 (4.23%) C#
5 3 (4.23%) COBOL
5 3 (4.23%) RPG
6 2 (2.82%) VB6
7 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.68%) MCSE
2 9 (12.68%) MCITP
2 9 (12.68%) Degree
3 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) CCA
4 4 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.63%) MCP
5 1 (1.41%) CISA
5 1 (1.41%) CISM
5 1 (1.41%) CISSP
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.41%) CCIE
5 1 (1.41%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
1 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (21.13%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.82%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (2.82%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.94%) SAP
3 15 (21.13%) Citrix
4 12 (16.90%) VMware
5 4 (5.63%) SonicWALL
5 4 (5.63%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (5.63%) Sage
5 4 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.63%) HP
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle
7 2 (2.82%) Websense
7 2 (2.82%) Genesys
7 2 (2.82%) NetApp
8 1 (1.41%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, pension, holiday incentives
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