The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 61 91 29
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 36 18 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.77% 1.59% 6.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.94% 1.67% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 31 12 29
Average salary £50,000 £31,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -47.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £17,325 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,500 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
913 1075 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.60% 95.05% 94.24%
Number of salaries quoted 834 884 636
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Consultant
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Kent

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Kent

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

Consultant Salary Histogram in Kent

Consultant
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Kent 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
Maidstone - 3 £65,000 -
Tonbridge - 3 £55,000 - 1
Folkestone +1 2 £32,500 +4.00%
Dartford -10 1 - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 30 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 29 (25.22%) Project Management
3 27 (23.48%) Windows
4 25 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (20.87%) Cisco
6 22 (19.13%) .NET
6 22 (19.13%) Firewall
7 21 (18.26%) VMware
8 20 (17.39%) Oracle
8 20 (17.39%) MCSE
8 20 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (16.52%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (16.52%) CCNA
9 19 (16.52%) MS Exchange
9 19 (16.52%) SQL
10 18 (15.65%) SQL Server
10 18 (15.65%) Finance
10 18 (15.65%) Apple
10 18 (15.65%) Time Management
10 18 (15.65%) MCITP
11 17 (14.78%) Windows 2000 Server
11 17 (14.78%) Blackberry
11 17 (14.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 17 (14.78%) Migration
11 17 (14.78%) Avaya
12 16 (13.91%) Mac OS X
13 15 (13.04%) C#
14 14 (12.17%) Change Management
14 14 (12.17%) Problem Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 19 (16.52%) MS Exchange
2 17 (14.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (12.17%) Exchange Server 2000
4 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.87%) SAS
7 1 (0.87%) Lync
7 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (8.70%) MS Office
2 9 (7.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.87%) RMDS
4 1 (0.87%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.61%) Office 365
1 3 (2.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.13%) Firewall
2 8 (6.96%) SAN
3 7 (6.09%) DNS
4 6 (5.22%) LAN
4 6 (5.22%) WAN
5 4 (3.48%) DHCP
5 4 (3.48%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.48%) Network Security
5 4 (3.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (3.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (2.61%) LDAP
7 2 (1.74%) CTI
7 2 (1.74%) MPLS
7 2 (1.74%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.74%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.74%) VLAN
8 1 (0.87%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.87%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.87%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.09%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (5.22%) DataStage
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.61%) DTS
5 2 (1.74%) MySQL
5 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) AdminStudio
2 2 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.87%) Xcode
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (15.65%) Finance
2 13 (11.30%) Marketing
3 6 (5.22%) Publishing
4 5 (4.35%) Banking
5 3 (2.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.87%) Advertising
6 1 (0.87%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.13%) .NET
2 11 (9.57%) XML
3 5 (4.35%) Web Services
4 4 (3.48%) HTML
4 4 (3.48%) CSS
5 3 (2.61%) Classic ASP
5 3 (2.61%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.74%) WPF
7 1 (0.87%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.87%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (0.87%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.87%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (14.78%) Blackberry
3 13 (11.30%) Social Media
4 10 (8.70%) NHS
5 8 (6.96%) Informatics
6 7 (6.09%) AS400
7 5 (4.35%) FMCG
8 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.61%) HACMP
10 2 (1.74%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.74%) Open Source
10 2 (1.74%) Clustering
11 1 (0.87%) PKI
11 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.48%) Windows
2 17 (14.78%) Windows 2000 Server
3 16 (13.91%) Mac OS X
4 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.09%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.22%) Linux
7 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.48%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.61%) AIX
9 3 (2.61%) Solaris
9 3 (2.61%) UNIX
9 3 (2.61%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.22%) Project Management
2 18 (15.65%) Time Management
3 17 (14.78%) Migration
4 14 (12.17%) Change Management
4 14 (12.17%) Problem Management
4 14 (12.17%) Analytics
5 13 (11.30%) Online Marketing
5 13 (11.30%) SEO
6 12 (10.43%) Information Security
7 10 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (7.83%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.09%) Security Management
10 6 (5.22%) ETL
11 5 (4.35%) ERP
11 5 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (4.35%) Resource Management
11 5 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (3.48%) Wealth Management
12 4 (3.48%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.52%) SQL
2 15 (13.04%) C#
3 13 (11.30%) PL/SQL
4 12 (10.43%) VB.NET
5 7 (6.09%) Java
6 5 (4.35%) C
7 4 (3.48%) VBScript
7 4 (3.48%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.61%) Python
8 3 (2.61%) Perl
8 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (17.39%) MCSE
1 20 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (16.52%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (16.52%) CCNA
3 18 (15.65%) MCITP
4 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.74%) CCNP
5 1 (0.87%) MCTS
5 1 (0.87%) CISSP
5 1 (0.87%) MCSA
5 1 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.87%) Degree
5 1 (0.87%) PCI QSA
5 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) SLA
1 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.48%) XenDesktop
3 4 (3.48%) XenApp
4 3 (2.61%) NFS
4 3 (2.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (2.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (2.61%) vSphere
5 2 (1.74%) XenServer
6 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) SCCM
2 3 (2.61%) Puppet
2 3 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.61%) WSUS
3 2 (1.74%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.74%) SCSM
3 2 (1.74%) Windows Intune
3 2 (1.74%) SCOM
3 2 (1.74%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.74%) OpenView
3 2 (1.74%) Control-M
3 2 (1.74%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.74%) Nessus
Vendors
1 30 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 24 (20.87%) Cisco
3 21 (18.26%) VMware
4 20 (17.39%) Oracle
5 18 (15.65%) Apple
6 17 (14.78%) Avaya
7 7 (6.09%) F5
8 6 (5.22%) Citrix
8 6 (5.22%) IBM
8 6 (5.22%) HP
9 5 (4.35%) Dell
9 5 (4.35%) SAP
9 5 (4.35%) JD Edwards
10 4 (3.48%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.61%) NetApp
11 3 (2.61%) Veritas
11 3 (2.61%) Sun
11 3 (2.61%) Wyse
11 3 (2.61%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.74%) Symantec
Tonbridge
Church International
Salary: Competitive plus excellent bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kent
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Kent
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Technical Prospects
Salary: Potential £60,000+ OTE Self Employed
Posted: 17 days ago