The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Folkestone 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank - - 12
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone - - 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Consultant
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Folkestone 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
Folkestone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22 19 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 100.00% 76.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 31
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Folkestone

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Folkestone

Consultant
Salary Trend in Folkestone

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Folkestone

Consultant
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Folkestone

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Folkestone 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Folkestone by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Folkestone 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft