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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 69 25 51
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 28 94 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.55% 8.49% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 8.67% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 12 81 38
Average salary £41,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £71,500
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
1040 1084 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.63% 97.92% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 926 935 870
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Stansted - 10 - -
Dover - 1 - - 1
Sevenoaks - 1 £23,000 -
West Malling - 1 - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (30.19%) Oracle
2 15 (28.30%) SQL
3 11 (20.75%) DNS
3 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (18.87%) Pay per click
4 10 (18.87%) Marketing
4 10 (18.87%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (18.87%) SEO
4 10 (18.87%) Linux
5 9 (16.98%) UNIX
5 9 (16.98%) Cisco
5 9 (16.98%) CCNA
5 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (16.98%) Migration
5 9 (16.98%) Firewall
6 8 (15.09%) Windows
6 8 (15.09%) VLAN
6 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database
7 7 (13.21%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
7 7 (13.21%) Open Source
7 7 (13.21%) XML
7 7 (13.21%) C#
7 7 (13.21%) CCNP
7 7 (13.21%) LAN
7 7 (13.21%) WAN
7 7 (13.21%) DHCP
7 7 (13.21%) CheckPoint
7 7 (13.21%) MPLS
8 6 (11.32%) Shell Script

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) DNS
2 9 (16.98%) Firewall
3 8 (15.09%) VLAN
4 7 (13.21%) MPLS
4 7 (13.21%) LAN
4 7 (13.21%) WAN
4 7 (13.21%) DHCP
5 4 (7.55%) SAN
6 3 (5.66%) LDAP
6 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.77%) ATM
7 2 (3.77%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.77%) MySQL
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.89%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.89%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (18.87%) Marketing
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) XML
2 6 (11.32%) HTML
2 6 (11.32%) CSS
3 5 (9.43%) Dojo
3 5 (9.43%) jQuery
4 3 (5.66%) .NET
5 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.66%) HACMP
4 2 (3.77%) Smartcard
4 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) APACS
4 2 (3.77%) Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.77%) EPoS
4 2 (3.77%) EMV
4 2 (3.77%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (3.77%) EFT
4 2 (3.77%) EFTPOS
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
5 1 (1.89%) Informatics
5 1 (1.89%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Linux
2 9 (16.98%) UNIX
3 8 (15.09%) Windows
4 3 (5.66%) AIX
4 3 (5.66%) Solaris
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) SEO
1 10 (18.87%) Pay per click
1 10 (18.87%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (16.98%) Migration
3 7 (13.21%) Open Source
3 7 (13.21%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (11.32%) System Testing
5 5 (9.43%) E-business
5 5 (9.43%) CRM
6 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Project Management
7 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.77%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (3.77%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.77%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (3.77%) Business Transformation
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Mobile Commerce
8 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) C#
3 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
3 6 (11.32%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.43%) VBScript
4 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.66%) Perl
5 3 (5.66%) Python
6 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.77%) C
6 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) Java
7 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) CCNA
1 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (13.21%) CCNP
3 2 (3.77%) MCSE
3 2 (3.77%) MCITP
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) NFS
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (5.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.89%) vSphere
2 1 (1.89%) vCloud
2 1 (1.89%) XenApp
2 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.66%) Puppet
2 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.77%) OpenView
3 2 (3.77%) Legato
3 2 (3.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.77%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Oracle
2 9 (16.98%) Cisco
3 7 (13.21%) CheckPoint
4 6 (11.32%) HP
5 5 (9.43%) IBM
5 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.43%) Veritas
6 4 (7.55%) Dell
7 3 (5.66%) Sun
7 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.66%) Apple
7 3 (5.66%) SAP
7 3 (5.66%) VMware
8 2 (3.77%) Wincor Nixdorf
8 2 (3.77%) VocaLink
8 2 (3.77%) TSYS
8 2 (3.77%) VeriFone
8 2 (3.77%) WorldPay
8 2 (3.77%) Elavon
8 2 (3.77%) Ingenico
Sittingbourne, Kent
Next Partners Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus x2 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + overtime
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Canterbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Dover
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago