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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 5 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 10 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 27.78% 21.05% -
As % of the Job Titles category 27.78% 22.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 0
Average salary £32,375 £36,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.68% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
36 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 100.00% 94.74% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 26
Average salary £31,250 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.47% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Folkestone

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) PCI DSS
3 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (50.00%) SIEM
5 5 (41.67%) Firewall
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) AIX
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) C#
6 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (33.33%) Information Security
7 3 (25.00%) OWASP
7 3 (25.00%) Proofpoint
7 3 (25.00%) LogRhythm
7 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (25.00%) CISA
7 3 (25.00%) Thunderhead
7 3 (25.00%) IBM
7 3 (25.00%) Websense
7 3 (25.00%) SSCP
7 3 (25.00%) Tripwire
7 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (25.00%) CEH

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Folkestone by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) CTI
2 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) DTS
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) AIX
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) SIEM
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (25.00%) OWASP
3 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Network Management
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) System Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) CEH
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) SSCP
2 3 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (8.33%) CCSA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (58.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 3 (25.00%) Websense
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Thunderhead
2 3 (25.00%) Tripwire
2 3 (25.00%) Proofpoint
2 3 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) BT