The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 26 53 36
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 92 40 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 8.19% 3.79% 5.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.37% 3.91% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 80 38 39
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £71,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1099 1024 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.78% 97.06% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 949 873 683
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Consultant
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 0 11 £31,250 -16.66% 1
Dartford - 10 £28,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +14 2 £87,500 +32.07%
Maidstone -11 1 - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 57 (44.19%) Firewall
2 44 (34.11%) Cisco
2 44 (34.11%) CheckPoint
3 38 (29.46%) SQL
4 36 (27.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (27.91%) PCI DSS
5 33 (25.58%) Information Security
6 31 (24.03%) Windows
6 31 (24.03%) Microsoft
7 30 (23.26%) Finance
8 28 (21.71%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (20.93%) CCNA
10 26 (20.16%) SQL Server
10 26 (20.16%) Management Information System
10 26 (20.16%) SIEM
11 25 (19.38%) Project Management
12 22 (17.05%) Oracle
13 21 (16.28%) E-Commerce
14 20 (15.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (15.50%) Internet
15 19 (14.73%) Apple
16 18 (13.95%) Degree
17 17 (13.18%) IBM
17 17 (13.18%) ITIL
18 16 (12.40%) Tripwire
18 16 (12.40%) Network Management
19 15 (11.63%) Telecoms
19 15 (11.63%) Windows 2000 Server
19 15 (11.63%) Linux
19 15 (11.63%) WAN

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (10.85%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2000
3 6 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.88%) Documentum
5 2 (1.55%) IIS
5 2 (1.55%) Apache
5 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (10.08%) MS Office
2 4 (3.10%) FastStats
3 3 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.55%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (44.19%) Firewall
2 20 (15.50%) Internet
3 15 (11.63%) LAN
3 15 (11.63%) WAN
4 11 (8.53%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (4.65%) DNS
6 5 (3.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (3.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (3.10%) CTI
8 3 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.55%) VPN
9 2 (1.55%) DHCP
9 2 (1.55%) SAN
9 2 (1.55%) Multicast
9 2 (1.55%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.55%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.78%) Network Security
10 1 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.78%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.16%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.85%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.65%) Big Data
6 5 (3.88%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.10%) DataStage
8 3 (2.33%) OLAP
9 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.55%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.55%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.78%) MySQL
10 1 (0.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.78%) Selenium
2 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 30 (23.26%) Finance
2 15 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.20%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Advertising
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.30%) .NET
2 11 (8.53%) XML
3 6 (4.65%) MDX
4 4 (3.10%) Web Services
5 2 (1.55%) YAML
5 2 (1.55%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.78%) HTML
6 1 (0.78%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.16%) Management Information System
2 13 (10.08%) Firmware
2 13 (10.08%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.10%) NHS
3 4 (3.10%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.10%) FlexPod
3 4 (3.10%) AS400
4 3 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (0.78%) Clustering
5 1 (0.78%) e-Health
5 1 (0.78%) PKI
5 1 (0.78%) HACMP
5 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.03%) Windows
2 15 (11.63%) Linux
2 15 (11.63%) Windows 2000 Server
3 13 (10.08%) AIX
4 12 (9.30%) Mac OS X
5 11 (8.53%) Windows 8
6 6 (4.65%) UNIX
7 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.55%) Solaris
9 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.58%) Information Security
2 26 (20.16%) SIEM
3 25 (19.38%) Project Management
4 21 (16.28%) E-Commerce
5 17 (13.18%) ITIL
6 16 (12.40%) Network Management
7 14 (10.85%) CRM
8 13 (10.08%) PRINCE2
8 13 (10.08%) Problem Management
8 13 (10.08%) Change Control
9 11 (8.53%) System Testing
10 9 (6.98%) Migration
10 9 (6.98%) Change Management
11 8 (6.20%) Business Development
11 8 (6.20%) Network Design
12 6 (4.65%) Load Balancing
12 6 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.65%) Analytics
13 5 (3.88%) Data Migration
13 5 (3.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 38 (29.46%) SQL
2 13 (10.08%) PL/SQL
3 12 (9.30%) C#
4 11 (8.53%) VB.NET
5 7 (5.43%) C
6 5 (3.88%) Java
7 4 (3.10%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.55%) Ruby
9 2 (1.55%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.55%) Perl
9 2 (1.55%) PHP
10 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.78%) C++
10 1 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (21.71%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (20.93%) CCNA
3 20 (15.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (13.95%) Degree
5 14 (10.85%) MCITP
5 14 (10.85%) MCSE
5 14 (10.85%) CCSA
6 11 (8.53%) CISSP
7 4 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.10%) SSCP
7 4 (3.10%) CISA
7 4 (3.10%) NCDA
7 4 (3.10%) NCIE
8 3 (2.33%) CEH
9 2 (1.55%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (1.55%) VCAP
9 2 (1.55%) VTSP
9 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.55%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (27.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 36 (27.91%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.10%) vSphere
3 2 (1.55%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.78%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.78%) SRDF
4 1 (0.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.55%) OpenView
1 2 (1.55%) Legato
1 2 (1.55%) NetBackup
1 2 (1.55%) Data Guard
1 2 (1.55%) Puppet
1 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.78%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.78%) SCOM
2 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.78%) Control-M
Vendors
1 44 (34.11%) Cisco
1 44 (34.11%) CheckPoint
2 31 (24.03%) Microsoft
3 22 (17.05%) Oracle
4 19 (14.73%) Apple
5 17 (13.18%) IBM
6 16 (12.40%) Tripwire
7 14 (10.85%) Websense
7 14 (10.85%) Proofpoint
8 12 (9.30%) Avaya
9 8 (6.20%) BT
9 8 (6.20%) VMware
10 7 (5.43%) Juniper
10 7 (5.43%) Adobe
11 5 (3.88%) NetApp
11 5 (3.88%) Blue Coat
11 5 (3.88%) Thunderhead
11 5 (3.88%) TippingPoint
11 5 (3.88%) Tufin
11 5 (3.88%) F5
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Overtime + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kent
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Bens + Prof.Develop
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £41000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 7 days ago