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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 22 66 29
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 97 29 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 9.47% 2.64% 6.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.75% 2.70% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 81 26 40
Average salary £41,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.68% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,250 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
995 1075 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.17% 97.82% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 831 924 689
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Folkestone -2 10 £32,375 -10.68%
Dartford - 7 £55,000 -
Maidstone - 4 £52,500 - 2
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 64 (43.84%) Firewall
2 47 (32.19%) Cisco
3 44 (30.14%) CheckPoint
4 43 (29.45%) SQL
5 36 (24.66%) Windows
5 36 (24.66%) Information Security
5 36 (24.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (24.66%) PCI DSS
6 34 (23.29%) Oracle
7 33 (22.60%) Microsoft
8 30 (20.55%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (20.55%) CCNA
8 30 (20.55%) SQL Server
9 29 (19.86%) Finance
10 28 (19.18%) Management Information System
11 27 (18.49%) SIEM
12 26 (17.81%) Apple
13 25 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (16.44%) Project Management
15 22 (15.07%) Oracle Reports
15 22 (15.07%) E-Commerce
16 21 (14.38%) IBM
16 21 (14.38%) Internet
16 21 (14.38%) Kalman Filter
17 20 (13.70%) MS Exchange
17 20 (13.70%) Degree
17 20 (13.70%) Windows 2000 Server
18 19 (13.01%) MCITP
18 19 (13.01%) MCSE
19 18 (12.33%) .NET

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 20 (13.70%) MS Exchange
2 18 (12.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 18 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2000
3 6 (4.11%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.42%) Documentum
5 3 (2.05%) Apache
5 3 (2.05%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (8.22%) MS Office
2 8 (5.48%) FastStats
3 3 (2.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (43.84%) Firewall
2 21 (14.38%) Internet
3 15 (10.27%) LAN
3 15 (10.27%) WAN
4 10 (6.85%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (5.48%) DNS
6 6 (4.11%) Network Security
7 5 (3.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (3.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (3.42%) VPN
8 4 (2.74%) SAN
8 4 (2.74%) CTI
8 4 (2.74%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.05%) LDAP
10 2 (1.37%) DHCP
10 2 (1.37%) VLAN
10 2 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.68%) Multicast
11 1 (0.68%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.07%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (6.16%) DataStage
4 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (4.11%) Big Data
5 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.05%) MySQL
6 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.05%) OLAP
7 1 (0.68%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.68%) Selenium
General
1 29 (19.86%) Finance
2 13 (8.90%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.22%) Marketing
4 3 (2.05%) Banking
5 2 (1.37%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
6 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.33%) .NET
2 17 (11.64%) XML
3 9 (6.16%) Web Services
4 6 (4.11%) MDX
5 3 (2.05%) YAML
6 1 (0.68%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.68%) HTML
6 1 (0.68%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.18%) Management Information System
2 18 (12.33%) Blackberry
3 11 (7.53%) Firmware
4 9 (6.16%) AS400
5 4 (2.74%) NHS
5 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.05%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.68%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) e-Health
7 1 (0.68%) PKI
7 1 (0.68%) HACMP
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.66%) Windows
2 20 (13.70%) Windows 2000 Server
3 17 (11.64%) Mac OS X
4 16 (10.96%) AIX
4 16 (10.96%) Linux
5 11 (7.53%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.42%) UNIX
7 4 (2.74%) Solaris
7 4 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.68%) Android
10 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.66%) Information Security
2 27 (18.49%) SIEM
3 24 (16.44%) Project Management
4 22 (15.07%) E-Commerce
5 21 (14.38%) Kalman Filter
6 18 (12.33%) Problem Management
7 16 (10.96%) ITIL
8 14 (9.59%) Migration
8 14 (9.59%) CRM
9 13 (8.90%) PRINCE2
9 13 (8.90%) System Testing
9 13 (8.90%) Network Management
10 11 (7.53%) Change Control
11 10 (6.85%) ETL
12 8 (5.48%) Change Management
13 7 (4.79%) Business Development
14 6 (4.11%) Load Balancing
14 6 (4.11%) Network Design
14 6 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (4.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (29.45%) SQL
2 18 (12.33%) C#
3 17 (11.64%) PL/SQL
3 17 (11.64%) VB.NET
4 7 (4.79%) C
5 6 (4.11%) Java
6 4 (2.74%) Perl
7 3 (2.05%) PHP
7 3 (2.05%) Ruby
8 2 (1.37%) Python
8 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.37%) C++
9 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (20.55%) Cisco Certification
1 30 (20.55%) CCNA
2 25 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (13.70%) Degree
4 19 (13.01%) MCSE
4 19 (13.01%) MCITP
5 12 (8.22%) CISSP
5 12 (8.22%) CCSA
6 4 (2.74%) SSCP
6 4 (2.74%) CISA
7 3 (2.05%) CEH
7 3 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.05%) NCDA
7 3 (2.05%) NCIE
8 2 (1.37%) VCAP
8 2 (1.37%) VTSP
8 2 (1.37%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.37%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (24.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 36 (24.66%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.05%) NFS
2 3 (2.05%) vSphere
3 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.74%) Puppet
1 4 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.05%) OpenView
2 3 (2.05%) Control-M
2 3 (2.05%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.37%) Legato
4 1 (0.68%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.68%) SCOM
4 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (32.19%) Cisco
2 44 (30.14%) CheckPoint
3 34 (23.29%) Oracle
4 33 (22.60%) Microsoft
5 26 (17.81%) Apple
6 21 (14.38%) IBM
7 17 (11.64%) Avaya
8 15 (10.27%) Tripwire
9 14 (9.59%) Websense
10 13 (8.90%) Proofpoint
11 12 (8.22%) VMware
12 11 (7.53%) Adobe
13 9 (6.16%) Juniper
14 8 (5.48%) F5
15 7 (4.79%) Eloqua
15 7 (4.79%) Chordiant
15 7 (4.79%) Unica
16 6 (4.11%) BT
17 5 (3.42%) Thunderhead
17 5 (3.42%) Pega
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