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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 64 82 57
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 44 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.04% 1.81% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.20% 1.92% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 41 18 17
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £16,250 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
1047 1044 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.23% 94.57% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 947 903 595
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Folkestone -2 4 £32,500 +8.33%
Tonbridge - 3 £55,000 -
Maidstone +9 1 £67,500 - 1
Dartford -14 1 - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 33 (24.09%) Microsoft
2 31 (22.63%) Windows
3 30 (21.90%) Oracle
4 29 (21.17%) .NET
5 28 (20.44%) SQL
5 28 (20.44%) Cisco
5 28 (20.44%) Project Management
5 28 (20.44%) Firewall
6 25 (18.25%) SQL Server
7 24 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (16.79%) VMware
9 22 (16.06%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (16.06%) C#
9 22 (16.06%) MS Exchange
9 22 (16.06%) MCSE
9 22 (16.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (15.33%) Apple
10 21 (15.33%) Finance
10 21 (15.33%) Migration
11 20 (14.60%) Avaya
11 20 (14.60%) PL/SQL
11 20 (14.60%) MCITP
12 19 (13.87%) Time Management
12 19 (13.87%) Windows 2000 Server
12 19 (13.87%) VB.NET
12 19 (13.87%) XML
12 19 (13.87%) CCNA
12 19 (13.87%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (13.87%) Blackberry
12 19 (13.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (16.06%) MS Exchange
2 19 (13.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2000
4 6 (4.38%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.73%) Lync
7 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.73%) Apache
7 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.73%) SAS
7 1 (0.73%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) MS Office
2 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.19%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 10 (7.30%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.73%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.73%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.19%) Office 365
1 3 (2.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.44%) Firewall
2 10 (7.30%) Network Security
3 9 (6.57%) SAN
4 7 (5.11%) WAN
5 6 (4.38%) DNS
5 6 (4.38%) LAN
6 5 (3.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (3.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (2.92%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.19%) VPN
8 3 (2.19%) DHCP
8 3 (2.19%) LDAP
9 2 (1.46%) Internet
9 2 (1.46%) CTI
9 2 (1.46%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.46%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.73%) 4G
10 1 (0.73%) Multicast
10 1 (0.73%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.25%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.95%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (8.76%) DataStage
4 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.19%) MySQL
4 3 (2.19%) DTS
5 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (2.19%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.73%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (0.73%) Subversion
2 1 (0.73%) Xcode
2 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.73%) PVCS
General
1 21 (15.33%) Finance
2 16 (11.68%) Marketing
3 6 (4.38%) Publishing
3 6 (4.38%) Banking
4 5 (3.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.73%) French Language
5 1 (0.73%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.17%) .NET
2 19 (13.87%) XML
3 11 (8.03%) Web Services
4 4 (2.92%) CSS
4 4 (2.92%) HTML
5 3 (2.19%) Application Packaging
5 3 (2.19%) Classic ASP
6 2 (1.46%) WPF
7 1 (0.73%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (0.73%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.73%) Spring
7 1 (0.73%) YAML
7 1 (0.73%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.73%) Cocoa
7 1 (0.73%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (13.87%) Blackberry
3 13 (9.49%) AS400
3 13 (9.49%) Social Media
4 9 (6.57%) NHS
5 7 (5.11%) Informatics
6 5 (3.65%) FMCG
6 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.46%) HACMP
7 2 (1.46%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.46%) Clustering
8 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.73%) User Experience
8 1 (0.73%) PKI
8 1 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.63%) Windows
2 19 (13.87%) Windows 2000 Server
3 18 (13.14%) Mac OS X
4 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.11%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.65%) Linux
7 4 (2.92%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.92%) AIX
7 4 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.19%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.19%) UNIX
8 3 (2.19%) Solaris
9 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.73%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.73%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.44%) Project Management
2 21 (15.33%) Migration
3 19 (13.87%) Time Management
4 17 (12.41%) Problem Management
5 16 (11.68%) Information Security
6 14 (10.22%) Analytics
7 13 (9.49%) SEO
7 13 (9.49%) Change Management
7 13 (9.49%) Online Marketing
8 12 (8.76%) ETL
9 10 (7.30%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (6.57%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (5.11%) Security Management
11 7 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (4.38%) ITIL
12 6 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (4.38%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (3.65%) Resource Management
13 5 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (3.65%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.44%) SQL
2 22 (16.06%) C#
3 20 (14.60%) PL/SQL
4 19 (13.87%) VB.NET
5 9 (6.57%) Java
6 6 (4.38%) C
7 4 (2.92%) VBScript
7 4 (2.92%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.19%) Perl
8 3 (2.19%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.46%) Python
9 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.73%) Ruby
10 1 (0.73%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.73%) PHP
10 1 (0.73%) C++
10 1 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (16.06%) MCSE
1 22 (16.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (14.60%) MCITP
3 19 (13.87%) CCNA
3 19 (13.87%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.19%) Degree
5 2 (1.46%) CISSP
5 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.46%) JNCIS
5 2 (1.46%) CCSE
6 1 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.73%) MCTS
6 1 (0.73%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.73%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (16.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.65%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (3.65%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.92%) XenApp
3 4 (2.92%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.19%) vSphere
4 3 (2.19%) NFS
5 2 (1.46%) XenServer
5 2 (1.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.38%) SCCM
2 3 (2.19%) Puppet
2 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.19%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.19%) WSUS
2 3 (2.19%) OpenView
2 3 (2.19%) Control-M
3 2 (1.46%) SCOM
3 2 (1.46%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.46%) Nessus
3 2 (1.46%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.46%) SCSM
3 2 (1.46%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 33 (24.09%) Microsoft
2 30 (21.90%) Oracle
3 28 (20.44%) Cisco
4 23 (16.79%) VMware
5 21 (15.33%) Apple
6 20 (14.60%) Avaya
7 12 (8.76%) F5
8 10 (7.30%) IBM
9 6 (4.38%) Citrix
9 6 (4.38%) HP
9 6 (4.38%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.65%) Dell
10 5 (3.65%) Juniper
10 5 (3.65%) JD Edwards
10 5 (3.65%) SAP
11 4 (2.92%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.19%) Eloqua
12 3 (2.19%) Wyse
12 3 (2.19%) Unica
12 3 (2.19%) Pega
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidstone
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + healthcare, pension, company car
Posted: 20 days ago