The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 40 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 137 165 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.77% 6.98% 6.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.11% 7.20% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 113 138 99
Average salary £52,500 £56,250 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £67,500
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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2243 2291 1923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.52% 96.95% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1936 1885 1559
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Consultant
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Watford -21 39 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead -11 30 £50,000 -33.33% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £47,500 -
Stevenage +9 6 £33,000 -20.95% 5
Letchworth +6 5 £50,000 +58.73%
Borehamwood -20 2 - -
St Albans - 2 £50,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £60,250 -
Royston - 1 - -
Consultant
East of England

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 72 (24.57%) Windows
2 67 (22.87%) Finance
3 61 (20.82%) SQL
4 60 (20.48%) SAP
5 58 (19.80%) Microsoft
6 46 (15.70%) Oracle
7 43 (14.68%) HTML
8 42 (14.33%) VMware
9 35 (11.95%) Active Directory
10 33 (11.26%) Java
11 32 (10.92%) CSS
11 32 (10.92%) Migration
12 31 (10.58%) Project Management
12 31 (10.58%) Citrix
12 31 (10.58%) Security Cleared
13 30 (10.24%) Mentoring
14 29 (9.90%) Linux
15 28 (9.56%) WebSphere
16 27 (9.22%) Windows Server 2012
17 25 (8.53%) Firewall
17 25 (8.53%) ITIL
17 25 (8.53%) MS Excel
17 25 (8.53%) JavaScript
17 25 (8.53%) Cisco
17 25 (8.53%) Risk Analysis
18 23 (7.85%) IBM
19 22 (7.51%) WebSphere Application Server
19 22 (7.51%) IIS
19 22 (7.51%) MVC
20 21 (7.17%) JSP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 28 (9.56%) WebSphere
2 22 (7.51%) WebSphere Application Server
2 22 (7.51%) IIS
3 21 (7.17%) Lync
4 20 (6.83%) Apache
5 19 (6.48%) Tomcat
5 19 (6.48%) MS Exchange
6 13 (4.44%) IBM HTTP Server
6 13 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (4.44%) Apache ServiceMix
7 8 (2.73%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.05%) JBoss
8 6 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.71%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.02%) Content Management Server
11 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.34%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 25 (8.53%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.41%) Photoshop
2 10 (3.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.39%) MS Office
5 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (6.83%) SAP SD
2 13 (4.44%) Oracle Financials
2 13 (4.44%) SAP Business One
3 9 (3.07%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (3.07%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (2.73%) SAP BPC
4 8 (2.73%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (2.73%) SAP CO
4 8 (2.73%) SAP FI
5 7 (2.39%) Sage 200
6 6 (2.05%) SAP HCM
6 6 (2.05%) SAP FI-AP
6 6 (2.05%) SAP FI-AR
6 6 (2.05%) SAP PS
7 5 (1.71%) Agresso
7 5 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (1.37%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.34%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.44%) Office 365
2 6 (2.05%) Mimecast
2 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.37%) SaaS
4 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.53%) Firewall
2 20 (6.83%) SAN
3 18 (6.14%) HTTP
4 13 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.41%) NAS
6 9 (3.07%) Unified Communications
6 9 (3.07%) Skype
6 9 (3.07%) Wireless
7 8 (2.73%) Internet
8 7 (2.39%) LAN
8 7 (2.39%) WAN
8 7 (2.39%) NetScaler
9 6 (2.05%) DHCP
9 6 (2.05%) PBX
9 6 (2.05%) DNS
9 6 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.71%) Network Security
11 3 (1.02%) X.400
11 3 (1.02%) X.500
11 3 (1.02%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.12%) MySQL
3 14 (4.78%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.44%) DB2
5 11 (3.75%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.41%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (3.07%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (2.73%) Big Data
9 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (0.34%) SAP BI
12 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (4.44%) JUnit
1 13 (4.44%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 13 (4.44%) Eclipse
1 13 (4.44%) Subversion
1 13 (4.44%) Rational Application Developer
2 5 (1.71%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.37%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.34%) PeopleTools
4 1 (0.34%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.34%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.34%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
General
1 67 (22.87%) Finance
2 20 (6.83%) Marketing
3 18 (6.14%) Retail
4 11 (3.75%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.39%) Banking
6 6 (2.05%) Legal
7 5 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.68%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (14.68%) HTML
2 32 (10.92%) CSS
3 21 (7.17%) JSP
3 21 (7.17%) XHTML
4 18 (6.14%) XML
5 17 (5.80%) Spring
6 16 (5.46%) Web Services
7 15 (5.12%) Middleware
8 14 (4.78%) JMS
8 14 (4.78%) REST
9 13 (4.44%) Struts
9 13 (4.44%) JDBC
9 13 (4.44%) J2EE
9 13 (4.44%) JSTL
9 13 (4.44%) Spring MVC
10 10 (3.41%) HTML5
11 8 (2.73%) .NET
11 8 (2.73%) Servlets
11 8 (2.73%) EJB
12 7 (2.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.10%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.41%) User Experience
3 10 (3.41%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.73%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.05%) NHS
5 6 (2.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.37%) Clustering
6 4 (1.37%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.37%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.02%) Statistics
7 3 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.02%) FMCG
8 2 (0.68%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.68%) Replication
8 2 (0.68%) DTV
8 2 (0.68%) PKI
8 2 (0.68%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.34%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 72 (24.57%) Windows
2 29 (9.90%) Linux
3 27 (9.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (6.14%) UNIX
5 14 (4.78%) Solaris
5 14 (4.78%) AIX
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.34%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.34%) Android
7 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.34%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (10.92%) Migration
2 31 (10.58%) Project Management
3 30 (10.24%) Mentoring
4 25 (8.53%) ITIL
4 25 (8.53%) Risk Analysis
5 22 (7.51%) MVC
6 21 (7.17%) E-Commerce
7 19 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (5.46%) Unit Testing
8 16 (5.46%) Content Management
9 15 (5.12%) Business Development
9 15 (5.12%) CRM
10 14 (4.78%) Web Development
10 14 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (4.78%) Data Migration
11 13 (4.44%) RAD
12 11 (3.75%) Change Control
13 10 (3.41%) Change Management
14 9 (3.07%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (3.07%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 61 (20.82%) SQL
2 33 (11.26%) Java
3 25 (8.53%) JavaScript
4 15 (5.12%) Perl
5 13 (4.44%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.37%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.02%) VB
7 3 (1.02%) C#
7 3 (1.02%) C++
8 2 (0.68%) C
8 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.68%) ABAP
8 2 (0.68%) PHP
8 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.34%) VBA
9 1 (0.34%) PeopleCode
9 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (10.58%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.83%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.46%) Degree
4 13 (4.44%) Sun Certification
5 12 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.05%) CISSP
7 6 (2.05%) CCNP
7 6 (2.05%) ACCA
8 5 (1.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.37%) CRISC
9 4 (1.37%) CISA
9 4 (1.37%) CISM
10 3 (1.02%) MCSE
10 3 (1.02%) CCA
10 3 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.68%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.68%) JNCIP
11 2 (0.68%) MCITP
12 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.73%) SLA
2 5 (1.71%) QA
3 4 (1.37%) COBIT
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (11.95%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.48%) Hyper-V
3 17 (5.80%) XenApp
3 17 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.44%) VMware ESX
5 9 (3.07%) XenDesktop
6 8 (2.73%) vSphere
7 6 (2.05%) XenServer
8 4 (1.37%) Terminal Server
8 4 (1.37%) vCloud
9 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.34%) UAG
10 1 (0.34%) NFS
10 1 (0.34%) SRDF
10 1 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 18 (6.14%) NetBackup
2 9 (3.07%) SCOM
3 8 (2.73%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (2.39%) SCCM
5 3 (1.02%) XenMobile
5 3 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.68%) EdgeSight
6 2 (0.68%) Nmap
7 1 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.34%) Legato
7 1 (0.34%) Nessus
7 1 (0.34%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.34%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.34%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.34%) SnapVault
7 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.34%) Puppet
7 1 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (20.48%) SAP
2 58 (19.80%) Microsoft
3 46 (15.70%) Oracle
4 42 (14.33%) VMware
5 31 (10.58%) Citrix
6 25 (8.53%) Cisco
7 23 (7.85%) IBM
8 19 (6.48%) HP
9 18 (6.14%) Veeam
10 14 (4.78%) Sun
11 13 (4.44%) Brocade
12 12 (4.10%) Sage
13 10 (3.41%) Juniper
14 9 (3.07%) CheckPoint
14 9 (3.07%) Symantec
15 8 (2.73%) Hitachi
15 8 (2.73%) Trend Micro
16 7 (2.39%) IronPort
17 6 (2.05%) Dell
18 5 (1.71%) EMC
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